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Are you 50+ and would love some help with using digital technology?

Central Coast Digital Connect now meets online each week via Zoom video conferencing.

The program provides free workshops and a chance to ask questions about everything from how to access the internet, using your device and keeping in touch with others online.

For more information contact the Community College via email:  digitalconnect@cccc.nsw.edu.au

Digital Connect Online runs every Monday from 10:30am to 1pm.  Each Digital Connect session will start with a 1 hour update & workshop, with a new topic each week.

After a short break at 11:30am we will then provide small group breakout sessions. This is an opportunity to get questions answered that relate to the specific technology that you are using. Each small group will be run by one of the Digital Mentors. We will be using the Zoom video conferencing app to run Digital Connect.

What do I need to connect?

You will need either a computer, a smartphone or a tablet/iPad with an internet connection. Unless you are using a desktop computer, you device will already have a camera and microphone built in. You will need to have enough data available via your internet connection. If you are connected to your home wifi this will not be an issue. If you are using mobile data you can expect to use approximately 100Mb per hour which is not much.

To join the Zoom workshop on Monday morning you should click on this link:

https://zoom.us/j/438936147

The Meeting ID is 438-936-147 but you will only need this if you join the meeting from inside the app.

If you have not used Zoom before you will be prompted to install the Zoom App when you click on the link. It  is a good idea to have done this before the meeting starts so that you are ready to go.

If you join the meeting before 10:30am you will need to wait for the Host (me) to start the meeting.

We have setup up a shared folder on Google Drive for any documents that are shared during the Zoom meetings. You can access these at this link:

Digital Connect Documents

If you have any questions please contact me by email: digitalconnect@cccc.nsw.edu.au and include your phone number.

What is Be Connected?

Digital Connect is funded through Be Connected, an Australia wide initiative empowering all Australians to thrive in a digital world. Be Connected provides online learning resources as well as a Network of community partners - the Be Connected Network - who offer in-person support so you can develop your digital skills and confidence.

Visit the Be Connected website and signup to make use of the wonderful online Topic Library.

Learn more about the program via our Students and Mentors in the video below.

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