Presentation on theme: "Road Map to Delivery of MAC Courses at SeniorNet Eden- Roskills Learning Centre SeniorNet Eden-Roskill Inc."— Presentation transcript:
Road Map to Delivery of MAC Courses at SeniorNet Eden- Roskills Learning Centre SeniorNet Eden-Roskill Inc.
Held Public Meeting Radio and newspaper advertising Brochures (Libraries, Community Centres, CABs) Newsletters Membership
Purpose of Meeting SeniorNet – Vision, Values, Personality To ascertain the level of interest within the community for Apple Mac courses at our Learning Centre. To establish a road map to progress this initiative.
Where to From Here? Gauge Level of Interest Gauge Level of Support
Would You Be Interested In Joining Our Learning Centre If We Offered MAC Courses?
Form a Working group to Develop an Implementation Strategy Acquiring TutorsCourse Material Equipment issues Funding Integratio n Communic ation Timetab ling
Would You Be Interested In Helping Us By Being: A Member Of An Implementation Working Group? Or A Tutor / Helper?
Issues for Working Group Recruiting Tutors How many? Who? What support is required? Course Material What types of courses are required e.g. courses, workshops, and tutorial? What subjects should be covered? Where will teaching material come?
Equipment/Software Issues What sorts of MAC systems are required? What software will be required: O/S & Application? Does LC acquire equipment & software? Do students bring along own systems? Environment What are the desk requirements? How do we integrate within existing LC layout? Networking?
Funding What level of funding is required, if any? Sources of funding: Internal, External Integration How to we integrate the interests of PC & MAC into overall LC culture so as to avoid them & us syndrome?
Communications How do we ensure equal relevance of the two platforms in our communications e.g. newsletters, monthly meetings etc.? Course Timetabling Should we have a single timetable incorporating PC & MAC classes, or should they be separate? Consideration: Coordination of classroom resources
Enrolment Process Separate or integrated? Membership MAC users to become members of SeniorNet Eden-Roskill When? Membership fee?
MAC Questionnaire Existing SeniorNet membership: YN Equipment: Do you use a: (Y/N) Power MAC (desktop) iMac (desktop) Mac mini (desktop) MacBook (notebook) MacBook Air (notebook) iPad MacBook Pro (notebook) iPhone
Do you want to bring your notebook to class: Y N Which version of the MAC operating system does your computer use: (Enter Y alongside applicable OS) MAC OS 10.3 (Panther) MAC OS 10.4 (Tiger) MAC OS 10.5 (Leopard) MAC OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard) Other (detail):
On your Mac, which programs do you use? (Enter Y alongside applicable programs) SafariMailAddress Book iCal iPhotoiTunesiMovie iDVD iChatFaceTimeTime Machine Other Please Specify:
What software do you use for the following activities: Email: (MAC Mail, MS Outlook for MAC, Webmail (Web Browser), Other Web Browser: (Safari, Mozilla Firefox, Other Word Processing: (MS Word/Office for MAC, Other: Photographs: (iPhoto, Picasa, Other: Music: (iTunes, Other:
Specific Interests: What kinds of MAC courses would you be interested in attending at SeniorNet: (Y/N) General Introduction to MAC OS X Photography incl. digital editing, scanning Music Downloads and music filing Genealogy General Internet Skills incl. Email & Web browsing Word processing and Document sharing Other:
Implementation Acquired equipment – 3 x iMac systems Acquired teaching resources – MAC Christchurch Tutor training undertaken First classes commenced beginning of October Public meeting to delivery – 3 months