This text is for the absolute beginner. Divided into five chapters, the text shows readers how to find their way around a computer, how to create, save and print documents, how to use email to communicate with anyone anywhere in the world, how to use the Internet, and even includes a chapter to show how to go about choosing a computer. The information is set out in an easy to understand, step-by-step format, with clear illustrations to accompany each action.
Robynn Hofmeyr has a degree in Maths Education from UCT. After teaching for two years she moved into the corporate world where she became National Training Manager for a large computer company, writing computer courses and then teaching people all over the country how to teach those courses. For the last 23 years she has been involved in the worlds of computers and education. She lives in the tranquil village of Greyton. Gavin Hoole is a successful author and an experienced trainer and management consultant. His books include the best-selling series of self-study manuals on the learner's and driver's licence tests - Pass Your Learner's Easily and its companion volumes. For several years he has been teaching absolute beginners the basics of how to use a computer and has even designed a website to help them on the Internet. This has been described as the single most useful site on the worldwide web designed specifically for beginners.