Mobile Device Essentials: Let's Talk About Digital Storage and Backup - Updated Jan 2020

Author

Vancouver Public Library

Description

Are your mobile devices and computers getting full? Want to make sure you don't lose your photos, videos and music? Learn how to back up, access, and share the digital files you generate every day. Explore cloud storage services such as Dropbox and Google Drive, as well as local storage solutions, and choose the method that works for you!
 
ZIP file contains:

  • Lesson plan
  • PowerPoint
  • Handout

 
This is part of VPL's Mobile Device Essentials series. There are two versions of the series, one for Android and one for iOS. The recommended order is:

iOS:

  1. Mobile Device Essentials: Get to Know Your iPad or iPhone
  2. Mobile Device Essentials: Get to Know Mobile Apps for iOS
  3. Mobile Device Essentials: Let's Talk About Digital Storage

 
Android

  1. Mobile Device Essentials: Get to Know Your Android Tablet or Smartphone
  2. Mobile Device Essentials: Get to Know Mobile Apps for Android
  3. Mobile Device Essentials: Let's Talk About Digital Storage and Backup

 
Learn more at vpl.ca/program/digital-essentials

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Source Library

Mobile Device Essentials: Get to Know Mobile Apps for Android

Author

Vancouver Public Library

Description

Get the most out of your Android phone or tablet. Learn how to find, install and use apps for library services, local information, entertainment and more. Discuss security, privacy and advanced settings. This is an introductory class for people who are familiar with the basics of using their device or who have taken Get to Know Your Android Tablet or Smartphone.
 
ZIP file contains:

  • Lesson plan
  • PowerPoint
  • Handout

 
This is part of VPL's Mobile Device Essentials series. There are two versions of the series, one for Android and one for iOS. The recommended order is:

iOS:

  1. Mobile Device Essentials: Get to Know Your iPad or iPhone
  2. Mobile Device Essentials: Get to Know Mobile Apps for iOS
  3. Mobile Device Essentials: Let's Talk About Digital Storage

 
Android

  1. Mobile Device Essentials: Get to Know Your Android Tablet or Smartphone
  2. Mobile Device Essentials: Get to Know Mobile Apps for Android
  3. Mobile Device Essentials: Let's Talk About Digital Storage

 
Learn more at vpl.ca/program/digital-essentials

Resource Type (defunct)

ZIP
Source Library

Mobile Device Essentials: Get to Know Mobile Apps for iOS

Author

Vancouver Public Library

Description

Get the most out of your iPhone or iPad. Learn how to find, install and use apps for library services, local information, entertainment, and more. Discuss security, privacy and advanced settings. This is an introductory class for people who are familiar with the basics of using their device or who have taken Get to Know Your iOS: iPad or iPhone.
 
ZIP file contains:

  • Lesson plan
  • PowerPoint
  • Handout

 
This is part of VPL's Mobile Device Essentials series. There are two versions of the series, one for Android and one for iOS. The recommended order is:

iOS:

  1. Mobile Device Essentials: Get to Know Your iPad or iPhone
  2. Mobile Device Essentials: Get to Know Mobile Apps for iOS
  3. Mobile Device Essentials: Let's Talk About Digital Storage

 
Android

  1. Mobile Device Essentials: Get to Know Your Android Tablet or Smartphone
  2. Mobile Device Essentials: Get to Know Mobile Apps for Android
  3. Mobile Device Essentials: Let's Talk About Digital Storage

 
Learn more at vpl.ca/program/digital-essentials

Resource Type (defunct)

ZIP
Source Library

Mobile Device Essentials: Get to Know Your Android Tablet or Smartphone

Author

Vancouver Public Library

Description

Learn the basics of how to use an Android tablet or smartphone. Learn common Android Operating System techniques, features and settings, and how to safely connect Android devices to networks. This is an introductory class for beginners. No previous experience using devices is required.
 
ZIP file contains:

  • Lesson plan
  • PowerPoint
  • Handout

 
This is part of VPL's Mobile Device Essentials series. There are two versions of the series, one for Android and one for iOS. The recommended order is:

iOS:

  1. Mobile Device Essentials: Get to Know Your iPad or iPhone
  2. Mobile Device Essentials: Get to Know Mobile Apps for iOS
  3. Mobile Device Essentials: Let's Talk About Digital Storage

 
Android

  1. Mobile Device Essentials: Get to Know Your Android Tablet or Smartphone
  2. Mobile Device Essentials: Get to Know Mobile Apps for Android
  3. Mobile Device Essentials: Let's Talk About Digital Storage

 
Learn more at vpl.ca/program/digital-essentials

Resource Type (defunct)

ZIP
Source Library

Mobile Device Essentials: Get to Know Your iPad or iPhone

Author

Vancouver Public Library

Description

Learn the basics of how to use an iPad or iPhone. Learn common Apple Operating System (iOS) techniques, features and settings, and how to safely connect iOS devices to networks. This is an introductory class for beginners. No previous experience using devices is required.
 
ZIP file contains:

  • Lesson plan
  • PowerPoint
  • Handout

 
This is part of VPL's Mobile Device Essentials series. There are two versions of the series, one for Android and one for iOS. The recommended order is:
iOS:

  1. Mobile Device Essentials: Get to Know Your iPad or iPhone
  2. Mobile Device Essentials: Get to Know Mobile Apps for iOS
  3. Mobile Device Essentials: Let's Talk About Digital Storage

 
Android

  1. Mobile Device Essentials: Get to Know Your Android Tablet or Smartphone
  2. Mobile Device Essentials: Get to Know Mobile Apps for Android
  3. Mobile Device Essentials: Let's Talk About Digital Storage

 
Learn more at vpl.ca/program/digital-essentials

Resource Type (defunct)

ZIP
Source Library

Open Data Essentials: Working with Open Data

Author

Vancouver Public Library

Description

Learn the basics of how to use open data in this introductory course. Discover how to acquire and work with simple open data sets, including how to download an open data set, how to use Excel to create a CSV file, and how to create different data visualizations using Datawrapper. Beginners to open data should consider the Let's Talk About Open Data class. Basic ability to use a computer, including the keyboard and mouse, is required.
 
This is part of VPL's Open Data Essentials series. The recommended order is:

  1. Open Data Essentials: Let's Talk About Open Data
  2. Open Data Essentials: Introduction to Using Open Data

 
Learn more at vpl.ca/program/digital-essentials

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Social Media Essentials: Let's Talk About Participating Online

Author

Vancouver Public Library

Description

Practice safe social networking and learn how to manage your internet presence when you use social media. Discuss your digital identity, privacy, and online engagement.
 
This is part of VPL's Social Media Essentials series. The recommended order is:

  1. Social Media Essentials: Let's Talk About Social Media
  2. Social Media Essentials: Getting Started with Facebook
  3. Social Media Essentials: Get to Know Your Facebook Privacy Settings
  4. Social Media Essentials: Getting Started with LinkedIn
  5. Social Media Essentials: Let's Talk About Participating Online

 
Learn more at vpl.ca/program/digital-essentials

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Social Media Essentials: Getting Started with LinkedIn

Author

Vancouver Public Library

Description

Learn how to use the professional networking service LinkedIn for your work or business. Explore how to highlight your skills and experience, connect with employers in your field, and create a professional profile. This is an introductory class for beginners with an active LinkedIn account. Basic ability to use a keyboard and mouse is required.
 
ZIP file contains:

  • Lesson plan
  • PowerPoint
  • Handout

 
This is part of VPL's Social Media Essentials series. The recommended order is:

  1. Social Media Essentials: Let's Talk About Social Media
  2. Social Media Essentials: Getting Started with Facebook
  3. Social Media Essentials: Get to Know Your Facebook Privacy Settings
  4. Social Media Essentials: Getting Started with LinkedIn
  5. Social Media Essentials: Let's Talk About Participating Online

 
Learn more at vpl.ca/program/digital-essentials

Resource Type (defunct)

ZIP
Source Library