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Do you ever wonder why you should take the time and effort to learn to use a computer? If you are new to using computers you may think that it is too hard, too expensive, or not for people like you. You are not alone. Take this course to learn why using a computer can be worth the time and effort, and to take a closer look at what steps you can take to learn computers one skill at a time.
Computer Basics Playlist
The basics of using a computer; watch one video at a time and complete the whole playlist!
Learn about what a computer is and how to use a mouse and keyboard.
If you’re new to computers or just want to update your skills, you’ve come to the right place. New videos coming soon!
If you know a bit about using a mouse and keyboard but don’t know your way around using a computer just yet, this is the class for you. Learn how to use a PC (Personal Computer) with the Windows 10 Operating System.
If you know a bit about using a mouse and keyboard but don’t know your way around using a computer just yet, this is the class for you. Learn how to use a PC (Personal Computer) with the Windows 7 Operating System.
If you know a bit about using a mouse and keyboard but don’t know your way around using a computer just yet, this is the class for you. Learn how to use a Mac (Apple) with the OS X Operating System.
Learn basic information about mobile devices with more specific information about using an Android phone.
Learn to navigate your way around websites.
Never used a search engine before? This class will help you learn about search engines and get you starting searching the internet. We will also cover some advanced search tools and advertisements in search.
New to email? This is the perfect class to get you started using email. Learn what email is, how to set up an account, how to reply to and send emails, and more. This class uses Gmail as the example for how to set up an email account.
After you have mastered the basics, learn how to do more with your email account. They use Gmail to demonstrate what they are doing.
Learn the basics of creating online accounts, including creating secure passwords and keeping accounts secure.
Get an overview of scams and how to deal with them to help you be safer online.
When we use the Internet, we are constantly sending and receiving information from various websites and individuals. We can take control of who is able to see that information, and how much information they can see. Internet privacy refers to the level of personal, private information we share. This course will help you understand more about privacy concerns.
Organize your photos, make edits, and share albums with others using Google Photos.
Share news about your family by making a family newsletter in Google Docs.
Create an organized digital address book using a spreadsheet.
Plan and promote an upcoming event by creating to-do lists and assigning tasks to others.
Analyze spending, research costs, and plan for purchases using a spreadsheet.
Plan out activities for the season by organizing a spreadsheet.
Get organized and prepare to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) with Google Sheets.
Use a spreadsheet to track your monthly expenses.
Learn to communicate more efficiently through emails, internet search, and digital documents.
Organize your files by creating folders in Google Drive.
Find and evaluate online sources that you can use to write a research document.