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Getting the best out of Google Chrome

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For all computers or laptops
Two x 2-hour session. Cost $20

Overview

This course will teach you how to use and customise the Google Chrome web browser. Bring your own laptop or use one of our SeniorNet computers

Prerequisites

You need to be a reasonably competent computer user. Discuss this with the course tutor.

Objectives

The overal objective of this course is to make you a competent user of the Google Chrome web browser. The following topics will be covered over the two sessions.
  1. Getting Started with Google Chrome: Learn the features of Google Chrome, how to download and install it to your computer.
  2. Browsing in Chrome: Learn how to navigate to and within websites, how use tabs, access your browsing history, and view your downloads.
  3. Customizing Chrome: Learn about the Chrome Web Store (which allows you to add applications, extensions, and themes).
  4. Bookmarking in Chrome: Learn how to add, manage and organise bookmarks.
  5. Privacy and Security in Chrome:  Learn how you can control what information you share online and how to install an ad blocker.

Resources

  • Resources for this course are on the GCFGlobal website. Learn all about browsing, customizing, and bookmarking in Chrome, as well as personalizing your privacy and security setting: Chrome tutorial
  • A playlist of Howto videos on YouTube

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