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This course is designed for people who have no computer experience. Topics include: the keyboard, computer components, an operating system, overview of the Internet, creating a hotmail account, and a brief discussion and look at application programs.

Course Outline

This course is designed for people who have no computer experience.  Topics include: the keyboard, computer components (hard drive, memory, monitors, cpu, etc.) an operating system (Windows), overview of the Internet (how to perform searches and navigate web sites),  creating a hotmail account and sending email messages,  and finally a brief discussion and look at  application programs, such as Excel and Word.  After taking this course, you’re ready to learn a software program, such as Word or Excel.

This course is classroom style instruction: Instructor-led, hands-on training.

3 Types of Computer Help
IBM’s, Compatibles, Apples and Clones
Tips on Learning

The Main Components
Hardware vs Software – What is It?

Hardware – The Keyboard
Special Keys

The Mouse

The Monitor and Printer

Bits, Bytes and Files
CD Drive

Disks and the Microchip

Memory (RAM)

Software - Operating Systems
DOS, Apple and Windows
Versions of Windows
Windows versus Microsoft Office
Other Operating Systems

The Internet
What’s a Network?
What are Web Sites?
What are HTML and HTTP?
How Do I Get on the Internet?
How to Go to a Specific Site
Setting Home Page / History Settings
Search Engines
Ask Jeeves
Looking for Pictures

Sending, Receiving, Replying, Forwarding

Using Software Applications

Starting a Program (MSWord)
The Word Screen
Typing a Short Memo
Rules for Naming Files
Save versus Save As
Selecting Text and Formatting
The Two Closing X’s
Opening a File

Using Excel
Working in Excel
Formatting the Numbers
Creating the Formulas
Changing Column Widths
Formatting and Saving – Just Like Word
A Final Trick – Not Unique to Excel


Prerequisites & Certificates

Course Prerequisite: None.

Certificates offered

Participants receive with this course: * courseware (notes on all topics covered, along with exercises used during course). * a certificate of completion

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