If you’ve never heard of Computer Learning Month, don’t worry as it’s not particularly well publicised around the world. Falling every October, the idea behind Computer Learning Month is that people make a concerted effort to improve their technical skills in the world of computers, as they’re becoming increasingly vital in all walks of life.
At the Online Learning Academy, this is particularly poignant, as all of our courses are computer based and our students learn to use online resources and tools while they’re working through their courses. While you’re learning to become a writer, writing content for the web, or discovering what you need to become a paleo nutritionist, you’re also learning vital computer skills that will serve you well in other aspects of your life.
For example, students currently studying for our freelance writing courses are learning skills such as using Google Alerts, researching information using Google News and running plagiarism checks using tools like Copyscape.
Those who have downloaded our eBook on tracing a fake Facebook profile are learning skills such as using advanced operators in Google searches to find out information, how to search using images instead of text and how to safeguard information on Facebook.
Students working through our Twitter course will be learning about apps, how integrate Twitter with their other social networking accounts and with a website, and how to schedule tweets using different tools.
Every course here at the Online Learning Academy teaches advanced computer skills that are transferable to other activities and other jobs. What’s even better is that you don’t need to be a computer expert to begin a course either. We give step-by-step instructions on how to complete each module and each assignment, and how to do anything technical. We’ll have you using a computer like a pro by the time you’ve finished your course.
So why not take your first course this Computer Learning Month? There’s no time like the present.