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Get started using a computer, using Office software, Google docs, Printing, Wireless and more. Go to the ACC Library Tech Toolbox guide
New Computer Users
New User Tutorial
If you've never used a computer before, this tutorial will introduce you to some basic computer skills, such as holding and moving a mouse, clicking, scrolling, and using pull-down menus.
Improve your mouse skills using internet versions of such classic games as Battleship and Checkers.
Computer Basics: Other Web Resources
As you can see, there are many free resources to help you learn how to use a computer and how to type. Here are a few more resources..
Computer Basics from Jan's Computer Lessons & Tutorials
What the author describes as "Driver's Ed for the computer," this free online class covers the basics of computer use in a friendly, easy-to-understand format.
GCF Learn Free
Free online classes in the use of Microsoft Office products including Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Excel. Registration (free) is required. Begin with the computer basics tutorial.
Northstar Basic Computer Skills Assessment
This free assessment of basic skills needed to perform tasks on computers and online employs online, self-guided modules in eight areas: Basic Computer Use, Internet, Windows Operating System, Mac OS, Email, Microsoft Word, Social Media, and Microsoft Excel.
Seniornet.org - Basic Computer Classes
"SeniorNet's mission is to provide older adults education for and access to computer technologies to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom."
Take a free, online typing course with guided lessons. Tip: Click "try it without registering" on the left-hand side.
Rapid Typing Zone
Learn techniques, play games, and test your typing speed.
Sense-Lang.org Typing Lessons
A free, user-friendly typing program to help you learn, practice, and improve your skills. When prompted to "choose a keyboard," select "regular keyboard" to start the program.
How fast can you type? Find out with this free typing test that works in your web browser and takes only a couple of minutes to complete.