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Computer Tutorials

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Computer Tutorials 

 

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General

Coding

Email

Google Docs

Internet

Microsoft Access

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft Publisher

Microsoft Word

Social Media

Typing

Using a Mouse

 

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General

  

BrainFuse

https://npl.org/internet-electronic-resources/alphabetical-listing-of-databases/#B

Learn how to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint with the complete tutorials.

 

BBC First Click 

http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/connect/BBC_First_Click_Beginners_Guide.pdf

Step by step introductory guide to using computers and the Internet.

 

Code.org

http://code.org  

Hour-long instructional sessions are geared toward a diversity of audiences, from the very young to adults.

 

Computer Basics

http://www.gcflearnfree.org/computerbasics

Video tutorials cover What Is a Computer?, operating systems, applications, "the cloud," and others for starting to use a computer.

 

Computer Programming, Networking, and Tech Tutorials

http://www.khake.com/page65.html

Links to computer tutorials. Also see this page for additional resources.

 

Computer Tutorials

https://www.ischool.utexas.edu/content/resourcestutorials

From the University of Texas, topics include: the internet and security, graphics and multimedia, email, web development, Microsoft applications, and Adobe Acrobat PDFs.

 

Digital Learn

https://www.digitallearn.org

Online tutorials include instruction on email, word, resumes, job searching, and using a computer--but also include how to use SKYPE and Facebook, and how to buy a plane ticket online.

 

FindThatFile

https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/find-that-file

 Use this site to locate all file types, or just documents, videos, audio files, fonts, software, and compressed file formats.

 

GCF Clobal - Technology

https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/subjects/tech

Microsoft Office 2016, Email, Internet, Online Safety, Linux, and more.

 

Kathy Schrock Guide to Everything

http://www.schrockguide.net/google-tools.html

 This page will provide resources to support various Google Tools presentations and additional information Kathy Schrock discovers.

 

Learning Express

https://tinyurl.com/y9vfaly6

Instruction in computer and Internet basics, Microsoft applications (like Word and Excel), computer graphics (like Illustrator and Photoshop), and Windows operating systems.

 

Newbie's Guide to Streaming

http://tinyurl.com/o6ek5c5  

A guide to watching television and film over an internet connection instead of by cable or on BluRay or DVDs.

 

Passwords

http://nplwebguides.pbworks.com/w/page/138631350/Passwords

A webguide on creating and securely storing passwords. 

 

 

Email

  

Beginner's Guide to Effective Email

http://www.webfoot.com/advice/email.top.html 

Context, format, layout, etiquette, etc.

 

Create Your Gmail Account

http://tinyurl.com/8xn3t4n

Apply now for a free account.

 

Gmail Tutorial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5UgnBU37qc

Use this YouTube video, created by the Paterson Public Library, to learn how to create a Gmail account.

 

ProtonMail

https://mail.protonmail.com/create/new?language=en

Sign up for an encrypted email account to avoid surveillance of your communication.

 

Welcome to Yahoo! Mail

https://login.yahoo.com/config/login_verify2?&.src=ym 

Click on "Sign up Now," then choose the free email account, and fill out the form. Note that sometimes we find that others have already taken a user name that you may have wanted; just invent another.

 

 

Google Docs

 

Google Docs Tour

http://www.google.com/google-d-s/tour1.html

The official Google tour of documents, presentation, and spreadsheets. Help is available here.

 

Google Docs Tutorial

http://www.gcflearnfree.org/googledocuments

Learn to create and share documents.

 

Google Documents

https://sites.google.com/a/saline.k12.mi.us/wiki---google-documents/

Information about working with spreadsheets, presentations, and documents.

 

 

Internet

  

Finding Information on the Internet—University of California, Berkeley

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Internet/FindInfo.html 

An excellent, extensive introduction to the subject, with suggestions for search strategies, tools, and citing Internet sources in research papers.

 

Internet 101

https://www.khanacademy.org/computing/computer-science/internet-intro

In six short, introductory videos, you’ll get an inside look into foundational concepts of everything from wires to websites, taught by guest lecturers including the actual “Father of the Internet” Vint Cerf, Tumblr founder David Karp, and creators on teams at Google, Spotify, XBox, Symantec, and more.

 

Learn the Net

http://www.learnthenet.com/english/index.html 

Available in English, Spanish, French, German, and Italian--these pages give you the basics, tell you how to harness email, provide advice about avoiding viruses, and offer elements of web page construction for when you want to develop your own site.

 

Working with the Web: Browser Basics

 

http://www.jegsworks.com

A basic guide intended to help users connect to the internet and to navigate web pages.

 

 

Microsoft Access

  

Access 2000 Tutorial

http://www.agr.unideb.hu/~agocs/informatics/03_e_office2000/e_office2000tutorials/www.fgcu.edu/support/office2000/access/index.html

This program teaches you how to create tables, records, forms, and more.

 

Tutorials for Microsoft Products 2013 and 2016

http://www.fgcu.edu/support/

This website provides information and resources to assist and support students in the following ways:

  • Self-assess their skills on a list of technology competencies.
  • Find instructions for connecting to online campus services
  • Practice using application software in practical tutorial exercises

 

Access 2016 Tutorial

https://www2.fgcu.edu/Support/access2016.html

How to create and customize a database using Access 2013.

 

Access 2010 Database Tasks

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/access-help/access-2010-database-tasks-HA101829991.aspx

A very good introduction to creating and using databases.

 

Microsoft Office Online Interactive Guide - Access 2007

https://goo.gl/6sy8OJ

An interactive command reference guide.

 

Training Courses for Access 2013

http://tinyurl.com/kyckdpv

Beginner and Intermediate video tutorials include an overview of Access, instruction on how to build a table, create table relationships, move from Access 2003 to 2013, and more.

 

 

Microsoft Excel

  

Basic Tasks in Excel 2010

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/excel-help/basic-tasks-in-excel-2010-HA101829993.aspx

Find a template, create a workbook, create a formula, etc.

 

Excel 2013 Tutorial

http://www.fgcu.edu/Support/excel2013.html

Move from basics to customization, modification, formatting, formulas, sorting, graphics, charts, and printing worksheets.

 

Excel 2013 Class

https://www.gcflearnfree.org/excel2013

Learn how to create and format simple spreadsheets, use simple and complex formulas and functions, and accomplish more advanced tasks in this free course.

 

Microsoft Excel 2003 Tutorial

http://baycongroup.com/excel.htm 

Step-by-step instructions familiarize you with the program so that you can enter text, set up calculations, and create spreadsheets.

 

Microsoft Excel 2007 Tutorial

http://baycongroup.com/el0.htm

A tutorial arranged in four sections. Examples of lessons include charts and functions.

 

Training Courses for Excel 2013

http://tinyurl.com/n2ddrvd

From beginner through advanced--over 2 dozen free video tutorials teach you to become an Excel pro.

 

 

Microsoft PowerPoint

  

Basic Tasks in PowerPoint 2010

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/powerpoint-help/basic-tasks-in-powerpoint-2010-HA101824346.aspx

Apply a template, create a presentation, insert slides, and more.

 

Microsoft and other Computer Tutorials

 http://www.homeandlearn.co.uk/index.html

An online tutorial. Learn how to make presentations which incorporate images, bullets, transitions, animation, and more.

 

Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 Tutorial

http://baycongroup.com/powerpoint2007/index.htm

This overview teaches how to create a presentation, create animations, and more.

 

PowerPoint Basics Tutorials

https://iu.mediaspace.kaltura.com/media/PowerPointA+The+Basics+-+Packaging+a+Presentation/1_4oqog4iq  

Fundamental and more advanced instruction in creating a PowerPoint presentation.

 

PowerPoint Tutorials

http://www.fgcu.edu/Support/ppt2013.html  (PowerPoint 2013)

Work with slides, text, colors, and graphics to design a dynamic, informative presentation.

 

Training Courses for Powerpoint 2013

http://tinyurl.com/pyt8ktm

From Microsoft, Beginner through Advanced video lessons for using Powerpoint 2013.

 

 

Microsoft Publisher

  

Basic Tasks in Publisher 2010

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/publisher-help/basic-tasks-in-publisher-2010-HA101830007.aspx

Apply a template, create a publication, insert illustrations, etc.

 

Getting Started with Office 2013 Tutorial/Publisher 2013 Walkthrough

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mtRMoE5uUI

Youtube video gives a quick overview of Publisher 2013.

 

Make the switch to Publisher 2013

http://tinyurl.com/qcaev54  

A video tutorial at the intermediate level from Microsoft: "Get started making the switch to Publisher 2013. Learn how to select a template, use the ribbon, save publications as templates, find your templates after you save them, and use images."

 

Microsoft Publisher 2003 Tutorial

https://www.uwec.edu/kb/article/microsoft-publisher-2003-getting-started-with-colors

A short overview which explains how to work with text, how to arrange pages, and how to work with graphics.

 

Microsoft Publisher 2007 Tutorial

 https://www.uwec.edu/kb/article/microsoft-publisher-2007-ff59f3d

How to lay out text and graphics, how to use master pages, how to work with rules, etc.

 

 

Microsoft Word

  

Basic Tasks in Microsoft Word 2010

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word-help/basic-tasks-in-word-2010-HA101830016.aspx 

An introduction to finding a template and then creating a new document; to opening reading, saving, and printing documents.

 

Microsoft Word Computer Course

http://www.homeandlearn.co.uk/MW/MicrosoftWord.html 

This online Word course contains ten sections where users can learn basic and more advanced features. Tutorials include different techniques and are accompanied by images to help users follow along with the instructions.

 

Microsoft Word Tutorials – Nail It Now

http://www.nailitnow.com.au/word/index.html 

"Learn Microsoft Word using simple step by step tutorials. Fast, fun, and amazingly easy. You blindly follow simple steps. How easy is that?" Included is a typing tutor.

 

Microsoft Word 2003 Tutorial –BayCon Group

http://www.baycongroup.com/word.htm

Elements of the Word screen; changing fonts and making italics, underlining, and boldface; preparing tables; printing; saving files, etc.

 

Microsoft Word 2007 Tutorial

http://baycongroup.com/wlesson0.htm

Basic features, formatting, adding bullets, and other topics.

 

Training Courses for Word 2013

http://tinyurl.com/l6yl4y4

From Microsoft, video instruction from the basic (create a document) to the more advanced includes resumes, bibliographies, mail merge, and more.

 

Word 2010 Class

https://www.gcflearnfree.org/word2010

Learn how to create documents such as letters, flyers, and reports with this free online class.

 

Word 2010 Tutorial

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word-help/make-the-switch-to-word-2010-RZ101816356.aspx

This online course prepares a user from making the switch from Word 2007 to Word 2010.

 

Word 2013 Class

https://www.gcflearnfree.org/word2013

Learn how to format documents, work with graphics, insert text and more to create professional looking flyers, letters, etc.

 

Social Media

 

Free Social Media Tutorials

http://www.gcflearnfree.org/socialmedia

Covers Facebook, Twitter, blogging, Skype, and more.

 

 

Typing

 

Learn to Type Online

http://www.typeonline.co.uk/lesson1.html 

10 exercises are available which will help users improve their typing skills.

 

Peter's Online Typing Course 

http://www.typing-lessons.org/preliminaries_1.html 

A series of 18 lessons for more effective typing. 

 

Sense-Lang

http://www.sense-lang.org/typing/

Timed typing tutorials and typing games.

 

Typing Web
http://www.typingweb.com

Lessons and practices for people at all levels, beginner to advanced.

 

 

Using a Mouse

 

Mouse Aerobics

http://apps.monroe.lib.mi.us/mouse  

This friendly and very helpful lesson in using the computer mouse is also recommended as an excellent general introduction to using web sites.

 

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