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Learner Support

Thinking about the support I receive at ITeC: I receive reviews with my tutor Elena, once every month. We discuss my progress, where I need to improve and where I am doing well. How I’m finding the course, what is … Continue reading

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Using Collaborative Technology

Presenting what I know.. The advantages of using collaborative technology. Advertising – business purposes To keep in contact with people, friends & family who live further away It’s free to use Keep updated with news & events Resources to help … Continue reading

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Just Reflecting

Well, it’s the 11th week of the course, gone surprisingly quick! I’m still not great at writing blogs but trying my best. When I first started at ITeC I didn’t really know what to expect or what I would learn … Continue reading

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My Routine PC Maintenance

In the workshop this morning I learned about routine PC maintenance. Routine anti-virus update and scan should be on auto set up on a daily basis. To avoid any viruses, malware. I will check this by clicking on the security … Continue reading

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Half Way Review

Over the past six weeks I have learned lots of new skills and built on up on old skills. I have learned more Word processing skills with workshops and the exercises on Moodle including: Letter and article writing Tabs and … Continue reading

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ICT Project 1 ‘Jack the Ripper’

Initially my first choice was to base my topic on Rome but I changed my mind and chose ‘Jack the Ripper’ instead, as I thought this would be more interesting for me and for others  to learn about. I chose … Continue reading

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Learning styles and Mulitiple Intelligences

In my learning styles quiz it has shown  that I’m 36% visual, 29% auditory and 34% kinesthetic. And in my multiple Intelligence quiz I scored high in verbal Linguistic, Bodily-kinesthetic and Interpersonal. Medium in Visual-Spatial, Intrapersonal and Naturalistic and quite … Continue reading

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How was that for me?

What I now know about this course which I didn’t know before, I have learnt how to work in Powerpoint and have practiced some exercises and feel quite clear on what I’m doing on there now. I think I will … Continue reading

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My Second Week

On my second week, during the workshop, I have learnt how to summarise a paragraph into much shorter sentences with the relevant text and keywords. Powerpoint – Learnt what it is and how to use it in detail. also using … Continue reading

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My Learning

My targets – Power Point, learn what it is and how to use, which I will attend workshops and perhaps do some sample papers and I have given myself 1-2 weeks to learn. Excel – Learn how to do Spreadsheets … Continue reading

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