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The Final Blog, at last!

I’m about to complete a 12 week course in basic IT skills, leading to the ECDL qualification. I’ve used Word, Excel, Powerpoint, several browsers and search engines, and some blogging software that I’ll probably never again use.  I’ve brushed up … Continue reading

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Another week over

This one was a bit on the dull side, and when I say “a bit”, I mean “very”.  I can’t think of a single bit of interesting detail to write about.  It was so dull that I avoided looking out … Continue reading

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Not as much fun as last week!

A short week this week, after a week’s holiday followed by a bank holiday Monday.  On my return I was overjoyed to find out that I had an exam on the Friday, today! As it turned out, the PowerPoint exam … Continue reading

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Week Se7en

It’s been a bit of a dull week. We’ve spent the majority of it doing “personal study”, an academically descriptive phrase that roughly translates as “thumb-twiddling”.  How did I survive the boredom before we had the internet?  Just for example, … Continue reading

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Week Six – Half way there?

This week’s highlights included Monty Python’s “Dead Parrot Sketch”(which probably doesn’t translate too well for the overseas students!),  several mock exams and a mock interview.  I also learned from Simon that I passed the last exam, although I’ve no what … Continue reading

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The End of Week 5… Really!

On Monday morning we sat the exam that had been scheduled for last Friday.  It went smoothly enough. Just awaiting the results now.  The rest of the week was spent on the project that I mentioned in yesterday’s blog. Today … Continue reading

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Week five already.

This is the week we did our project.  I decided to give a brief overview of axolotls, as I have some experience of keeping them.  I used Microsoft PowerPoint as my presentation software.  It’s commonly available and fairly straightforward to … Continue reading

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