Computer & Internet Basics

computer basics

If you are new to computers, basic applications, or the internet, then this section is for you. Do you know what computer skills you need? Technology Competencies for Public Access Computing defines the basic skills, knowledge, and behaviors needed to keep your public computing program humming.The Patron Assistance section covers most of the foundational skills for any computer user, whether public or personal.

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Free Windows 7 Curriculum

 Webinar / Last Modified: 31 January 2014

The brief description of the event will be displayed in the calendar listing and on any topic page listing and at the top of your event detail page.

Computer Basics

 Document / Last Modified: 29 July 2013

Links to training resources, curriculum and handouts for training on computer basics such as the mouse and keyboard.

Basic Computer Literacy Guide

 Document / Last Modified: 29 July 2013

This is a guide to teach people how to navigate the web. The guide is designed for people who have little computer/Internet skills.

Evaluating Web Sites Lesson Plan

 Document / Last Modified: 01 April 2013

This lesson will help you teach patrons how to dissect the different elements of a Web address as they develop a deeper understanding of the Internet.

Beyond the Basics - Refining Web Searches

 Document / Last Modified: 01 April 2013

This lesson will help staff and patrons understand how to limit a search using advanced search options, save a site in Internet Explorer Favorites, and troubleshoot Web searches by avoiding common pitfalls.