This is an introductory course, whose intent is to orient you to the ever-changing technology landscape around us. However, this course is not a basic introduction to using your web browser or email program, or to buying or troubleshooting a computer, mobile device, or network; instead, here are a few alternative resources for those needs -- perhaps you'll register later if this course is offered again. Of course, practical questions suggestions, tips and tricks regarding specific needs, applications & systems will naturally arise, but please realize that I may defer questions like these to breaks or after class. I also provide links to various how-tos that you can browse on your own; and I may offer more specific hands-on classes later.
So, keep reading & enroll if you are
- already familiar/comfortable with using your computer and the Internet -- you found this page, right?
- interested in how technology is affecting our culture & us
- curious about how the Internet arose, and how things work -- and not intimidated by some jargon (I'll do my best to translate)