Dear Miss Avon
What is STEAM, TEM, and WIT?
STEAM is an acronym for Science Technology Entertainment Aptitude Money; the senior technology education movement for age 50+; counterpart to STEM for high schoolers
What are TEM Talks?
TEM Talks, Technology Education Moments, is a blog about tech products & basic computer related skills and knowledge that benefit all humankind
What is WIT?
WIT refers to Wise Intelligent Technology usage and also Women in Technology; a digital literacy citizenship project of 1Byte Computer literacy, Inc.; an acronym coined by 1Byte Computer Literacy, Inc. founder during the early 1990s to encourage women to pursue high tech careers in technology and the trades
Dear Miss Avon
What is the best computer course for a beginner to take this decade from a job hunters’ perspective?
Based on job market demand – machine Learning & artificial intelligence online courses
People are beginning to take online courses in machine learning because projections are that it is one of the most profitable in demand skills to acquire. Machine learning applies to every industry with initiatives like self-driving vehicles, Mars vacations, online medical exams, and robotic friends, pills, restaurants, and cleaning services.
Based on absolute beginner skill level – computer keyboarding and Microsoft office basic courses
People who do not know much about computers will usually take introductory, basic simple courses involving computer basics, typing, or Microsoft Office Word, Excel, or PowerPoint.