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Digital inclusion webinar programme

At Digital Communities Wales we’ve been working hard to develop online digital inclusion training courses, including webinars and digital drop-in sessions that might be vital to you and your service users going forward.

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Please find below details of the online sessions we’ve got coming up, along with the links to register your place.

We’ve tried to make the sign up process as simple as possible but if you are having any problems registering, please contact DCWtraining@wales.coop


January

Saving Money and Shopping Safely Online – 19th January 2022 |10am

This session will be delivered in English.

This webinar will:

  • Discuss online safety when transacting online.
  • Provide options for money-saving websites and demonstrate their home pages.
  • Give an overview of ways to obtain free goods and how to sell goods by using online marketplaces.

Register here [opens in new window]


Saving Money and Shopping Safely Online – 19th January 2022 | 2pm

This session will be delivered in Welsh.

This webinar will:

  • Discuss online safety when transacting online.
  • Provide options for money-saving websites and demonstrate their home pages.
  • Give an overview of ways to obtain free goods and how to sell goods by using online marketplaces.

 Register here [opens in new window]


Digital Storytelling – 26th January |10am

This session will be delivered in English.

Digital Storytelling allows users to create short videos on their devices: from a trip down memory lane through to creating useful instructions for someone to follow.

This webinar will:

  • Give an overview of why digital storytelling is useful and provide some key considerations to get you started.
  • Take you on a step by step guide to Digital Storytelling using the Adobe Spark Video on an Apple device.
  • Take you on a step by step guide to Digital Storytelling using the Cyberlink PowerDirector App on an Android device.

Register here [opens in new window]


Digital Storytelling – 26th January | 2pm

This session will be delivered in Welsh.

Digital Storytelling allows users to create short videos on their devices: from a trip down memory lane through to creating useful instructions for someone to follow.

This webinar will:

  • Give an overview of why digital storytelling is useful and provide some key considerations to get you started.
  • Take you on a step by step guide to Digital Storytelling using the Adobe Spark Video on an Apple device.
  • Take you on a step by step guide to Digital Storytelling using the Cyberlink PowerDirector App on an Android device.

Register here [opens in new window]


February

Digital Health and Well-being – 2nd February | 10am

This session will be delivered in English.

This webinar will look at various apps and digital tools to help maintain health and well-being. The session is based on the NHS 5 ways to well-being which we use as an inspiration for our topics to cover. We provide an overview of options for:

  • Staying connected and ideas for online group activities.
  • Being active and keeping entertained.
  • Apps that motivate us to be active and consider our physical health and diet.
  • Apps that focus on our mental health and well-being.
  • Opportunities to learn new skills online by using websites or local council services.

Register here [opens in new window]


Online Safety – 9th February | 10am

This session will be delivered in English.

This webinar will:

  • Raise awareness of online scams, including examples of real scams found in emails.
  • Discuss ways to stay safe online, including web browser safety tips and password security.

Register here [opens in new window]


Online Safety – 9th February | 2pm

This session will be delivered in Welsh.

This webinar will:

  • Raise awareness of online scams, including examples of real scams found in emails.
  • Discuss ways to stay safe online, including web browser safety tips and password security.

Register here [opens in new window]


Helping People to Get Online – 16th February | 10am

This session will be delivered in English.

There are many people who own digital devices who would benefit from support or guidance to get online.

This webinar will:

  • Discuss the importance of getting to know individuals so that support can be tailored to their needs.
  • Explore ways to overcome barriers to getting online.
  • Focus on methods for supporting someone remotely, giving advice by phone as well as video calling.
  • Provide an overview of useful apps to communicate and signpost to resources for further learning.

Register here [opens in new window]


Using the Internet to Learn New Skills – 23rd February | 10am

This session will be delivered in English.

The Internet provides us with an opportunity to explore our interests and learn new skills. During this session we will explore online learning tools to learn new skills.

In this webinar, we will:

  • Demonstrate how to use Google to solve problems.
  • Explore different online learning tools to learn new skills and access courses.
  • Discuss ways we can develop our hobbies or Interests using the Internet.

Register here [opens in new window]


March

Learning Welsh with Digital Tools – 2nd March | 10am

This session will be delivered in English.

In this webinar we will:

  • Discuss the history of the Welsh language and how it has overcome cultural changes.
  • Show you a variety of resources that are available to help you develop your Welsh language skills, whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or advanced learner.
  • Demonstrate ways of immersing yourself in Welsh when using the internet.

Register here [opens in new window]


Welsh on the Web – 2nd March | 2pm

This session will be delivered in Welsh.

In this webinar we will:

  • Discuss the history of the Welsh language and how it has overcome cultural changes.
  • Give you reasons for using the internet in the Welsh language.
  • Show you the resources available to you for entertainment, information and language support.

Register here [opens in new window]


Storing Information on your Device and on the Cloud – 9th March | 10am 

This session will be delivered in English.

Most smartphones or tablets use cloud services to store information. This webinar will:

  • Discuss using our device to create files, such as images or documents and which apps help us to do this.
  • Overview sharing files and how using the Cloud can make this easier to do.
  • Discuss data storage options and explain that any file on your device requires storage.
  • Discuss ways to save memory on your device by using external storage options such as the Cloud.

Register here [opens in new window]


Digital Accessibility – 16th March | 10am 

This session will be delivered in English.

Within this webinar we:

  • Discuss built-in accessibility options available on a range of digital devices.
  • Give an overview of apps for visual and auditory support.
  • Give an overview of apps to support communication.

Register here [opens in new window]


Digital Accessibility – 16th March | 2pm 

This session will be delivered in Welsh.

Within this webinar we:

  • Discuss built-in accessibility options available on a range of digital devices.
  • Give an overview of apps for visual and auditory support.
  • Give an overview of apps to support communication.

Register here [opens in new window]


Smart Speakers – 23rd March | 10am 

This session will be delivered in English.

This webinar will:

  • Discuss the benefits of using smart speakers and introduce some of the different types of speakers available.
  • Provide ideas of how to use your smart speaker, with voice command examples given.
  • Demonstrate the power of smart speakers combined with smart devices to support independent living.

Register here [opens in new window]


Sensory Apps – 30th March | 10am 

This session will be delivered in English.

This webinar will provide an overview of online and digital tools to improve cognitive stimulation and tools to focus, sleep better and relax. The areas we will cover include: Visual apps, Apps for meditation, Apps for keeping occupied, and mood tracking apps.

Register here [opens in new window]


Sensory Apps – 30th March | 2pm 

This session will be delivered in Welsh.

This webinar will provide an overview of online and digital tools to improve cognitive stimulation and tools to focus, sleep better and relax. The areas we will cover include: Visual apps, Apps for meditation, Apps for keeping occupied, and mood tracking apps.

Register here [opens in new window]