Website sneak peek.

Website sneak peek.

Just thought I’d post a sneak preview on two pages on my website I’m currently working on. One of the modules I took at University was web design. The other day I decided to work on it some more as … Continue reading

Community I.T Session 1 2013

Wednesday 13th February 2013 held the first community IT session of the year run by volunteer project leaders, Hattie, Louise, Jack, Nathan and Richard and other volunteers.

Although sessions are aimed at the elderly all ages are welcome to attend if they have little or no basic knowledge of IT. Several members of the community turned up to the session, a fantastic result. Hattie delivered a short presentation introducing the session and what it aimed to achieve. As well as introducing the volunteers of course. Volunteers began the session while Louise and Richard began writing this short article about the session. The atmosphere in the room was one of vibrancy and relaxation giving voice to the feeling within.

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The above pictures show volunteers teaching I.T to the community.

Sylvia, one of the attendants of the session described the session as constructive and helpful in meeting what she came to learn about.

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Above left: Jack teaching I.T to Sylvia. Above Right: Richard asking for feedback from Syliva.

Sue said she found the session socially enjoyable and helpful in dragging back up memories of how to use a computer.IMG_3869IMG_3893

Above left: Mari teaching Sue I.T. Above right: Richard interviewing Sue about the session.

Alan, found Nathan’s explanation of the updated version of word useful.

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Above Left: Nathan teaching I.T to Alan. Above Right: Richard asking for Alans feedback on the session.

John, who had never used a computer before in his life, said it was a new experience engaging in learning about how computers work.

After the session had ended Richard and Louise caught up with the Project leaders and other volunteers to find out how they felt the session went. Here are their opinions:

Nathan thought the session went really good and felt Alan benefited well from the session as he wanted to brush up on his skills. Nathan felt that Alan was engaging well with the content of the session.

Jack enjoyed the session and said it was a good experience. He enjoyed the session a lot.

Mari described the session as a grand and wonderful experience.

Hattie believes John made a significant improvement by the end of the session and believes the experience to have been a valuable one.

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Above: Richard wrapping the session up.

The session ended with a casual chat over tea and biscuits. From Louise and Richard’s perspective the session was an invigorating experience for everyone. We felt the session went to plan and we are looking forward to the next session.

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Above left: Richard typing away final article. Above right: Louise writing draft article.

Article by Louise Groom and Richard Mason.

Photography: Louise Groom (www.facebook.com/louisegroomphotography)

Photo’s for sale – Expedition Fundraising

Hey guys. Next year as part of an expedition module we get to go on expedition to anywhere in the world. I would love to go to Africa or Canada  and in order to achieve this I need to start fundraising now to help with costs. I have set up a fundraising gallery that contains photographs I have taken since starting University. Please can you check it out and possibly buy some prints and spread the word ? It’d be much appreciated.
 
The gallery consists of Equine, Wildlife and Nature shots. www.photoboxgallery.com/louisegroomphotography
Over the coming months I will be adding more pictures and will be re-posting the link when I have. Please share and spread the word 🙂
 
Thank you!:)
 
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