TELUS Wise online basics

Developed in partnership with MediaSmarts, TELUS Wise online basics helps people who are just getting started with digital technology to learn basic, everyday digital skills. 

Subjects include how to choose a device and operating system, connect to the Internet, use a browser and search engine and more.


 

Introduction to online basics

Episode 1

Choosing a device, operating system and browser

View time: 2:38

This video helps you understand the differences between devices, operating systems and browsers.

Episode 2

This video helps you understand the differences between wired and wireless Internet connections and data usage.

View time: 2:17

Episode 3

This video helps you learn how to use Internet browsers and built in features.

View time: 1:29

Episode 4

This video helps you find things online using a browser.

View time: 2:09

Episode 5

This video teaches you how to use a search engine, access links and create bookmarks.

View time: 2:04

Episode 6

This video teaches you how to set up an email address, select a username, create a password and manage your privacy settings.

View time: 2:40

Episode 7

This video teaches you how to find and use video chat apps.

View time: 3:15

Episode 8

This video teaches you how to close windows, use back/undo buttons, close an app and fix frozen screens or applications.

View time: 1:54

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TELUS Wise® is a free digital literacy education program that offers informative workshops and resources to help Canadians of all ages have a positive experience as digital citizens.