Recorded Webinar Sessions

Presenter: Rae Plush
When: 27 July, 2012 at 1.00pm – 2.30pm AEST (12:30pm ACST, 11:00am AWST)
Where: Recorded Session

Volunteers help to keep the Broadband for Seniors program sustainable and viable. But volunteer management can be challenging. It requires effective planning in terms of Recruitment, Retention and Recognition – the 3 Rs. This session will cover the key aspects of

Presenter: Marian Vincent
When: 6 July, 2012 at 1.00pm – 2.30pm AEST (12:30pm ACST, 11:00am AWST)
Where: Recorded Session
duration: 60 Minutes

If you’ve heard of Skype but don’t know what it is or how to use it, then this session is for you. Skype is a free phone service that allows you to make computer-to-computer phone and video calls to anyone

Presenter: Robyn Jay
When: 22 June, 2012 at 1.00pm – 2.30pm AEST (12:30pm ACST, 11:00am AWST)
Where: Recorded Session

Social networking services allow us to stay connected and collaborate with friends, family, the community and people with similar interests around the world. One of the most popular and well-known services in Australia is Facebook. Despite its popularity, Facebook receives

Presenter: Keith Harvey
When: 1 June, 2012 at 1.00pm – 2.30pm AEST (12:30pm ACST, 11:00am AWST)
Where: Recorded Session

Uncertainty about security and privacy can stop some senior Australians from accessing the Internet. This clearly affects their ability to participate fully in the digital economy. Some seniors are more likely to encounter cyber crime because they lack information about

Presenter: Michael Chalk
When: 18 May, 2012 at 1.00pm – 2.30pm AEST (12:30pm ACST, 11:00am AWST)
Where: Recorded Session

Part of being an effective BfS volunteer tutor means understanding the basics of how people learn. In this session, our presenter Michael Chalk will discuss the key principles of adult learning. He will also outline practical ways to encourage active

Presenter: Keith Harvey, Muswellbrook Seniors Computer Club and Woodrising Neighbourhood Centre BFS Kiosks
When: 11 April, 2012 at 1.00pm – 2.30pm AEST (12:30pm ACST, 11:00am AWST)
Where: Recorded Session

In this session Keith will explain: How he goes about preparing material for a Blackboard Collaborate session, What tools there are in Blackboard Collaborate, how they can be used and tips about using them Suggestions on how to involve participants

Presenter: Keith Harvey, Muswellbrook Seniors Computer Club and Woodrising Neighbourhood Centre BFS Kiosks
When: 15 February, 2012 at 1.00pm – 2.30pm AEDT
Where: Recorded Session
duration: 4 hours

In this session Keith will explain some of the ‘tricks of the trade’ he has encountered in his journey as a tutor teaching seniors Information Technology. He will consider a range of topics within this heading for example: What is

Presenter: Keith Harvey, Muswellbrook Seniors Computer Club and Woodrising Neighbourhood Centre BFS Kiosks
When: 21 March, 2012 at 1.00pm – 2.30pm AEDT
Where: Recorded Session
duration: 90 minutes

In this session Keith will explain and show some websites and programs that he has found interest seniors enough to want to connect and use the Internet.  These are sites that offer real practical benefits to seniors such as: Easy

Presenter: Keith Harvey, Muswellbrook Seniors Computer Club and Woodrising Neighbourhood Centre BFS Kiosks
When: 14 December, 2011 at 1.00pm – 2.30pm AEST
Where: Recorded Session
duration: 5 hours

In this session Keith will explain some of the benefits and features of a few of the plethora of FREE Google products. He will explain where they could be of use to both tutors and users. The main Google products

Presenter: Dr Sandra Haukka, Creative Workforce Program, Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation (CCI)
When: 18 November, 2011 at 2.30pm – 3.30pm AEST
Where: Recorded Session
duration: 3 hours

In this session Sandra will share her experiences and ideas about what is best practice in teaching older people how to use the Internet and to explore the current training gaps. She will also discuss what older people want to

Presenter: Keith Harvey, Muswellbrook Seniors Computer Club and Woodrising Neighbourhood Centre BFS Kiosks
When: 12 October, 2011 at 1.00pm – 2.30pm AEST
Where: Recorded Session
duration: 6 hours

In this session Keith explains what Portable Apps is all about, installing it and usage. He then goes on to explain how to add to Portable Apps and where and how to get good, safe, reliable freeware. The session will

Presenter: Keith Harvey, Muswellbrook Seniors Computer Club and Woodrising Neighbourhood Centre BFS Kiosks
When: 10 August, 2011 at 1.00pm – 2.00pm AEST
Where: Recorded Session
duration: 3 hours

‘If I Had To Give 10 Tips’ is a wish list of skills and practices that Keith feels that seniors (and any computer user) would benefit by getting on top of. As a tutor at the Muswellbrook Seniors Computer Club

Presenter: Keith Harvey, Muswellbrook Seniors Computer Club and Woodrising Neighbourhood Centre BFS Kiosks
When: 14 September, 2011 at 1.00pm – 2.00pm AEST
Where: Recorded Session
duration: 3 hours

‘How to Give a Presentation’ is aimed at helping participants prepare and deliver one. Such a presentation can be as simple as a talk to a few people, a presentation using an LCD projector program, eg ‘TightProjector’, or even one

Presenter: Ian Hall, Keith Harvey. Dom Swinkels, Mary Hannan and Michael Chalk
When: 5 July, 2011 at 1.00pm – 2.30pm AEST
Where: Recorded Session
duration: 4 hours

This session will provide an excellent opportunity for new Broadband for Senior’s host administrators and volunteer tutors to be involved in a panel discussion with Ian, Dom and Keith who have successfully introduced the Broadband for Seniors program to senior

Presenter: Allison Kirby
When: 8 June, 2011 at 2 pm – 3.30pm AEST
Where: Recorded Session
duration: 3 hours

This is a session for people who want to run their own Elluminate sessions. It covers best practice for running your Elluminate sessions. We include all the best hints and tips for making sure you look like a professional and

Presenter: Michael Chalk
When: 10 May, 2011 at 1.00pm – 2.00pm AEST
Where: Recorded Session
duration: 3 hours

These days social networking is everywhere built into many web applications such as Flickr and Youtube. This session will look at the main differences between Facebook, Twitter and ordinary blogging. There are many different tools and strategies involved – come

Presenter: Representatives from ASCCA, U3A Online and ALA
When: 19 April, 2011 at 1.00pm – 2.30pm AEST
Where: Recorded Session
duration: 7 hours

The Broadband for Senior’s project is scheduled to be concluded on 30 June 2011. This session will bring together representatives from the Australian Seniors Computer Clubs Association (ASCCA), U3A Online and Adult Learning Australia who will lead a conversation on

Presenter: Ian Hall and Istvan Toth
When: 16 March, 2011 at 2.00pm – 3.00pm AEDT
Where: Recorded Session
duration: 3 hours

This session will be of interest to Broadband for Seniors volunteer tutors who are interested in accessing updated Skype 5.1 to communicate via call or video with family members and how you might introduce this feature to your BFS senior

Presenter: Graeme Dodd and Andrea Teague (NEC Australia)
When: 15 February, 2011 at 2.00pm – 3.00pm AEDT
Where: Recorded Session
duration: 6 hours

User guides have been developed by NEC for the Broadband for Senior’s program. You can view and download these user guides at www.necseniors.net.au.  This session will provide a great opportunity to join Graeme Dodd and other staff from NEC to

Presenter: Ron Anderson, Mary Hannan and staff from the Australian Seniors Computer Club Association (ASCCA)
When: 1 December 2010 at 12.00noon to 1.00pm AEDT
Where: Recorded Session
duration: n/a

This session will provide an opportunity to discuss and learn how host administrators and volunteer tutors are identifying and building best practice benchmarks for their Broadband for Seniors Kiosk. This is an opportunity for established sites to share their experiences