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Jenny Leaning
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Help with using a table for the first time

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Ellis Aug 6, 2013. 5 Replies

Hi AllI've been doing some work with elderly residents and their appetite for learning how to use a tablet is astonishing!Does anyone know of any resources out there that help with the basics? I've…Continue

 

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Sep 26, 2013
Michael Ellis replied to Jenny Leaning's discussion Help with using a table for the first time
"On the question of ease of use vs an Android tablet: I've worked with 4 learners with Android tablets. 2 were cheap-ish models and a nightmare to set up and use! The other 2 were much better -the Samsung Galaxy tab 10" and the google Nexus…"
Aug 6, 2013
James Lewis replied to Jenny Leaning's discussion Help with using a table for the first time
"They are easy to use, but are they any easier than an Android tablet? If not, I would recommend Android, because then you can get learners up to speed with a low cost option they can go and buy conceivably for themselves. Asus, who make the Nexus,…"
Aug 5, 2013
Michael Ellis replied to Jenny Leaning's discussion Help with using a table for the first time
"Here's some more online tutorials on using an ipad http://www.gcflearnfree.org/ipadbasics"
Aug 4, 2013
Michael Ellis replied to Jenny Leaning's discussion Help with using a table for the first time
"Hi Jenny, I agree that the ipad is a great choice for getting folk started without them being ambushed by updates, error messages etc. Came across some handy videos from Edinburgh Council, for schools but cover the basics well I…"
Aug 4, 2013
James Lewis replied to Jenny Leaning's discussion Help with using a table for the first time
"Don't know if this would help in terms of making there almost nothing to get to grips with! Android simplified even further. http://www.eldy.eu/ There is a published guide for seniors on Amazon (as well as ...for Dummies etc.) - only one review…"
Jul 11, 2013
Jenny Leaning posted a discussion

Help with using a table for the first time

Hi AllI've been doing some work with elderly residents and their appetite for learning how to use a tablet is astonishing!Does anyone know of any resources out there that help with the basics? I've looked on Learnmyway and Digital Unite and there doesn't seem to be much. At the moment it's tricky to get a group all started at the same time as I don't have anything for them to work through at their own pace.Thanks in advance!JennySee More
Jul 11, 2013
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"Welcome Jenny!"
Nov 16, 2012
Jenny Leaning is now a member of Digital Housing Hub - #digihousing
Nov 16, 2012

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South Yorkshire Housing Association
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@leanville

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At 8:49 on November 16, 2012, Ben Brown said…

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