Highlights popular scams that regularly target Australian consumers and offers consumers tips on how to protect themselves from scams, what they can do to minimise damage if they do get scammed and how they can report a scam.
Cyberbullying by Vanessa RogersChildren and teenagers text, network and twitter online as second nature, but when emails or texts are used to threaten, harass, intimidate or embarrass someone, they can turn from being a source of enjoyment to a source of crippling anxiety and fear. This approachable book is packed with advice, games and activities for groups and individuals to help young people understand what cyberbullying is, how they should behave online and how they can stay safe. The activities range from quizzes and competitions to storyboard games and art activities, and cover issues such as how easily personal information can be forwarded, the risks posed by unknown 'friends' on social networking sites, and how to discuss and deal with bullying issues. They are designed to encourage young people to think about their own behaviour and attitudes and give them the skills and knowledge to stay safe in a digital world. Particularly suited to children and teens aged 11+, this essential book will be an invaluable resource for parents, teachers, youth workers, and anyone working with young people who could be exposed to cyberbullying.
Computing for Seniors for the over 50s by Sue PriceComputing for Seniors in Easy Steps has long helped seniors enjoy all the benefits of using a personal computer. Now, this best-selling title is better than ever, fully updated to cover all the new key features in Windows 7. With larger type for easy reading, this book presents no-nonsense, easy-to-understand tutorials on dozens of computer topics. In easy steps, computer users learn the basics of PC components, terminology, and special features. The range of topics covered here includes: playing and storing music on your PC;creating your own letterhead; surfing the Web; buying and selling on eBay; sending and receiving email; playing games; installing antivirus software; shopping safely on the Internet; ordering groceries online; money management; transferring images from your digital camera; and much more.
Technology classes - Moonee Valley librariesThe cost for each technology class is $6.30 unless indicated otherwise.Bookings are required and payment is required prior to attending classes. All classes are free for seniors and concession holders.