Computer Literacy

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  • Learn how to use a computer comfortably, while improving learning and productivity. This course focuses on the Microsoft Windows 10 operating system and offers a thorough, jargon-free introduction to computers, files and folders, networks, and peripherals like printers and keyboards.

Computer Literacy

Learn how to use a computer comfortably, while improving learning and productivity. This course focuses on the Microsoft Windows 10 operating system and offers a thorough, jargon-free introduction to computers, files and folders, networks, and peripherals like printers and keyboards.

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Learn how to use a computer comfortably, while improving learning and productivity. This course focuses on the Microsoft Windows 10 operating system and offers a thorough, jargon-free introduction to computers, files and folders, networks, and peripherals like printers and keyboards.

  • What is a computer?
  • Purchasing a laptop vs. desktop
  • Understanding files and folders
  • Opening and saving files
  • Working with software
  • Setting up printers and Bluetooth devices
  • Connecting to networks to go online
  • Setting up email
  • Receiving and sending email
  • Searching the web
  • 1.2 Welcome
  • 1.3 Using exercise files
  • 2.2 What's a computer?
  • 2.3 What's inside a computer?
  • 2.4 Laptop vs. desktop vs. tablet
  • 2.5 Special considerations when using a laptop
  • 3.2 Understanding the operating system
  • 3.3 Understand files and folders
  • 3.4 Understanding the operating system
  • 3.5 How to use your desktop
  • 3.6 How to delete files
  • 3.7 Understand the right-click
  • 4.2 Understand applications
  • 4.3 How to open and save
  • 4.4 Choose the right tool
  • 4.5 Choose the right tool
  • 4.6 Five things that work in all applications
  • 5.2 Understand computer ports
  • 5.3 How to set up a printer
  • 5.4 How to print your documents
  • 5.5 Portable storage devices
  • 5.6 How to pair Bluetooth devices
  • 6.2 Understand networks and internet access
  • 6.3 Connect to wired networks
  • 6.4 Connect to Wi-Fi Networks
  • 6.5 How to work in a networked environments
  • 6.6 Stay protected from viruses
  • 7.2 Understand email servers and clients
  • 7.3 How to set up your email application
  • 7.4 Receive and read email
  • 7.5 How to compose new email messages
  • 7.6 Reply vs Reply All
  • 7.7 Deal with spam
  • 8.2 Understand search engine basics
  • 8.3 How to conduct basic searches
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