SPRING 2018

SEMESTER STARTS IN MARCH 6TH

DIGITAL WOMEN PROGRAM

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Learn digital skills for life and work.

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Spring Semester 2021 ▸ 06.03 - 25.06.2021

Digital skills courses:

Once a week

Classes take place on Saturdays (10:00 - 14:00h)

Teaching Language:

English and German 

*Offer of courses depends on students demand and level of skills

Questions? Contact:

meisa@redi-school.org

+49 176 304 62093

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ABOUT THE PROGRAM

ReDI school’s Digital Women Program aims to empower women by helping them develop their digital skills to support their wellbeing, accelerate integration in Germany and open new professional perspectives.

Who are these courses for?

  • Highly motivated women with a desire to improve their digital skills; 

  • Proactive women who are looking to meet other women and establish professional networks;

  • Women who are looking for new professional perspectives and/or innovative ways to integrate into German society.

Our learning experience provides:

  • Teaching-coaching approach by women for women; 

  • Basic and intermediate digital skills courses crucial to all areas of life, from work and learning, to social inclusion;

  • All teachers are practitioners in the tech industry; 

  • Childcare services (limited spots);

  • Laptops for the duration of the course;

  • Breaks and lunchtime to network.

See the DWP journey:

See more details below.

COMPUTER FOR BEGINNERS

If you have not used a computer and the internet before, this course is for you. With our teaching-coaching approach, you will become familiar with the device and will encourage further exploration and development of computer and Internet skills.

 

What would you learn? 

You will acquire the basic skills to use a computer, email and the internet. 

 

Main topics:

  • Parts of the computer, keyboard and mouse introduction  

  • File creation and management

  • Writing short texts 

  • Network and web browsing, safe online practices

  • Email introduction 

 

Entry requirements: 

  • Able to read and write in your native language

  • A2.2 to B1-level German and/or English 

  • Curiosity about how to use the computer

  • Commitment to attend the classes and follow up into the Computer Basic 1 course

 

Next steps/What is next?

Practice your computer knowledge to become an advanced computer user. Register for the Computer Basics 1 class to continue your digital skills education. 

 

Schedule: Saturday mornings 

Location: SIL | Social Impact Lab - Balanstraße 73 / Haus 21A / 3.OG, 81541 - München, Germany

 

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COMPUTER BASICS 1​

If you want to improve your computer skills and learn how to use the most used computer programs, then this course is for you. 

What would you learn? 
You will learn computer and online essentials skills to work effectively on the computer. 

 

Main topics:

  • Review basic computer functions;

  • Basic Word processing (format texts with Office);

  • Basic Spreadsheets (create simple budgets with Office);

  • Basic Presentations (create simple presentations with Office);

  • Safe online practices, effective web browsing, and information search;

  • Introduction to online communication (WhatsApp, Slack);

  • Basic email management.

 

Entry requirements: 

  • Able to read and write in your native language;

  • B1-level German and/or English;

  • Familiar with basic computer terminology;

  • Confident with using a computer, creating files and folders;

  • Able to browse the web;

  • Have an email address;

  • Commitment to attend the classes and follow up on the Basic Computer 2  course.

 

Next steps/What is next?
Practice your computer knowledge to become an advanced computer user. Register for the Computer Basic 2 to continue your digital skills education. 

 

Location: SIL | Social Impact Lab - Balanstraße 73 / Haus 21A / 3.OG, 81541 - München, Germany

Schedule: Saturday mornings 

 

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COMPUTER BASICS 2

If you want to improve and deepen your knowledge of the traditional computer programs (Office), learn about the G-Suite and improve your online collaboration skills, then this course is for you. 

 

What would you learn? 
You will review the topics covered in Computer Basic 1 and will go deeper into each one of the computer programs. 

 

Main covered topics are: 

  • Review basic computer functions

  • Intermediate Word processing, Spreadsheets, and Presentations  with Office and Google Suite

  • Online collaboration with Google Suite (Google Docs, Sheets and Presentations) 

  • Safe online practices, effective web browsing, and information search;

  • Online communication and email management.

 

Entry requirements:

  • Able to read and write in your native language;

  • B1-level German and/or English;

  • Knowledgeable of basic computer terminology;

  • Able to work pretty fast with a computer (typing and clicking);

  • Basic knowledge of word processors, spreadsheets, and presentations;

  • Be able to proficiently browse the web;

  • Have an email address;

  • Commitment to attend the classes.

 

What is next?

After this course, you would be a proficient computer user. If you would like to continue your journey into a more specialized tech area and explore new professional perspectives, you can apply for our Introduction to Coding course. 

 

Schedule: Saturday mornings 

Location: SIL | Social Impact Lab - Balanstraße 73 / Haus 21A / 3.OG, 81541 - München, Germany


 

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INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE 

Introduction to Computer Science is a three-month-long, beginner-level foundational course that has been carefully curated by experienced IT professionals to help students who are first-time IT learners. This course helps you build a foundation of computer science knowledge which can help you have all the basic skills to be able to choose and learn specialized IT courses like Front End Development, Data Science, Back End Development, and Cloud Computing.

Important Note:  To join Introduction to Computer Science course at ReDI Munich, you just need to be aware of the basic use of computers like working with files and documents on your computer, using the internet, working with emails, etc.

What would you learn? 

    Introduction to Computer Science

  • A brief history of computer hardware and software

    • Basic hardware elements

    • von-Neumann architecture

    • Input Process Output model 

  • Introduction to operating systems

    • History of operating systems

    • Concept of abstraction layers 

  • General concepts of computer programming

    • Diversity of computer programs

    • The basic concept of algorithm and flowcharts 

  • Basic concepts of User and Command Line Interface

    • Concept of an interface

    • Difference between User and Command Line Interface

    • Basic Linux commands (bash commands)

    Version Control with GIT:

  • Overview of version control systems

  • Introduction to Git

  • Working with Git repository [create local repo]

  • Basic Git Workflow [edit, add, and commit]

  • Working with remote repository [creation, push]

  • Introduction and working to Github

    Web Fundamentals

  • Network and Internet fundamentals

  • Introduction to web programming 

  • Introduction to HTML and CSS

  • Introduction to Javascript

    Introduction to Programing (Python):

  • Brief introduction of python

  • Basic data types (booleans, numbers, strings, lists, dictionaries)

  • Usage of variables

  • Operations (Logical and Arithmetic)

  • Boolean logic and decision making 

  • Conditionals (if, if-else, else)

  • Functions (parameters, return value)

  • Modules(Open for discussion)

  • Introduction to Flask (Optional)

  • Introduction to OOP (Optional)

 
 
 
 
 

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