~ www.larkin.net.au ~
Managing your computer

Teachers and academic staff often find themselves frustrated with their computer. They cannot find a file. The have lost a folder of images. Their presentation will not work. They cannot print a lesson plan. The screen is blank.


This workshop is designed to share a set of hand hints and actions that teachers can employ to make managing life with a computer more bearable. Topics covered in the workshop include:

  • Organising files and folders
  • Finding files and folders
  • Naming files and folders
  • Managing windows
  • Keeping the desktop tidy
  • Printing documents
  • Restoring network connection
  • Downloading images
  • Web browsing
  • Managing bookmarks
  • Searching the Internet
  • Troubleshooting problems
  • Managing email


At the conclusion of the workshop the participants should:

  • Feel more confident with exploring their computer
  • Approach problems in a structured manner

Creative Commons License
This work is licenced under a Creative Commons Licence.


This web site has undergone a major revision. Please explore the menus above or the site map to find your way.


Digital Photography
Digital Videography
Comic Life
Web 2.0
Blended Learning
Web Presence
Trivantis Lectora
Managing your computer

Technology tips

Finding that file [pdf][doc]
Internet search
Easy slideshow