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Microsoft Word


Goodwill Community Foundation International
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/word
5
Average: 5 (4 votes)

Microsoft Word, a popular word processing software, is essential for producing documents both at home and work.

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GCFLearnFree.org


Goodwill Community Foundation International
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/topics
4.88889
Average: 4.9 (9 votes)

The Goodwill Community Foundation offers free, great online learning on a wide range of basic and intermediate skills in Microsoft office applications, computer basics, Internet basics, social media and other self-sufficiency skills. Microsoft Office tutorials for various software versions:

Google Docs Tutorial


Goodwill Community Foundation International
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/googledocuments/
3.75
Average: 3.8 (4 votes)

Teaches user to create professional documents using free cloud-based program.

G Suite Learning Center Get started with Docs: Google's own tutorial for its document creation product.

New Mexico Department of Information Technology

Training Toolkit for Digital Literacy


http://www.doit.state.nm.us/broadband/training/t3t...
5
Average: 5 (3 votes)

Toolkit for digital literacy trainers to deliver basic training. In addition to materials, includes links to accompanying videos

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New User Tutorial


The Library Network
http://tech.tln.lib.mi.us/tutor/
4.142855
Average: 4.1 (7 votes)

A training designed for people that have never used a computer before, focuses on using the mouse and scrolling.

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Northstar Online Digital Literacy Assessment


Minnesota Literacy Council, Institute of Museum and Library Services
http://www.digitalliteracyassessment.org/index.php
4
Average: 4 (3 votes)

The Northstar Digital Literacy Project defines basic skills needed to perform tasks on computers and online. The ability of adults to perform these tasks can be assessed through online, self-guided modules. Included are basic computer digital literacy standards and modules in six main areas: Basic Computer Use, Internet, Windows Operating System, Mac OS, Email, and Word Processing (Word).

When individuals pass the assessments at approved sites, they can obtain the Northstar Digital Literacy Certificate. This provides a credential for employment. There is no cost to complete the online assessments.

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Free Online Typing Course


GoodTyping.com
http://www.goodtyping.com/introduccion.htm?n=Guest...
3.2
Average: 3.2 (5 votes)

This typing course will guide you step-by-step from the beginning. You will be typing quickly and accurately, without looking at the keys, in just a few hours.

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GCFLearnFree.org


Goodwill Community Foundation International
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/topics
4.88889
Average: 4.9 (9 votes)

The Goodwill Community Foundation offers free, great online learning on a wide range of basic and intermediate skills in Microsoft office applications, computer basics, Internet basics, social media and other self-sufficiency skills. Microsoft Office tutorials for various software versions:

Google Docs Tutorial


Goodwill Community Foundation International
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/googledocuments/
3.75
Average: 3.8 (4 votes)

Teaches user to create professional documents using free cloud-based program.

G Suite Learning Center Get started with Docs: Google's own tutorial for its document creation product.

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New User Tutorial


The Library Network
http://tech.tln.lib.mi.us/tutor/
4.142855
Average: 4.1 (7 votes)

A training designed for people that have never used a computer before, focuses on using the mouse and scrolling.

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Free Online Typing Course


GoodTyping.com
http://www.goodtyping.com/introduccion.htm?n=Guest...
3.2
Average: 3.2 (5 votes)

This typing course will guide you step-by-step from the beginning. You will be typing quickly and accurately, without looking at the keys, in just a few hours.

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How to Copy, Cut, and Paste for Beginners


LifeHacker
http://lifehacker.com/5801525/help-new-pc-users-le...
2
Average: 2 (2 votes)

This tutorial walks through the steps on how to cut, copy, and paste a file, image, text, or other item.

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New User Tutorial


The Library Network
http://tech.tln.lib.mi.us/tutor/
4.142855
Average: 4.1 (7 votes)

A training designed for people that have never used a computer before, focuses on using the mouse and scrolling.

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Free Online Typing Course


GoodTyping.com
http://www.goodtyping.com/introduccion.htm?n=Guest...
3.2
Average: 3.2 (5 votes)

This typing course will guide you step-by-step from the beginning. You will be typing quickly and accurately, without looking at the keys, in just a few hours.

Google Docs Tutorial


Goodwill Community Foundation International
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/googledocuments/
3.75
Average: 3.8 (4 votes)

Teaches user to create professional documents using free cloud-based program.

G Suite Learning Center Get started with Docs: Google's own tutorial for its document creation product.

In Pictures


In Pictures
http://inpics.net/
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Computer tutorials based on pictures, not words.

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Passwords 101


Vermont Council on Rural Development
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzIWURjhrRo&feature...
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Learn some easy ways to create a strong password.

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Sense-Lang.org


Sense-Lang.org
http://www.sense-lang.org/typing/index.html
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Site offers free typing & keyboarding lessons. Multiple language options are available using the button on upper right-hand corner of the main screen. Users should be aware that the site also contains commercial advertising.

Using a Mouse


Broadband Access Project (BAP)
https://sites.google.com/a/umn.edu/computer-basics...
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Learn how to use a mouse.

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Basic Computer Terminology


New York State Library, State of New York
http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/nybbexpress/curri...
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A one-page reference guide that explains basic computer terms.

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