Basic Computer Skills:
Hardware & Windows Navigation
Intro to Keyboard & Selecting Text in Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word Formatting
Intro to Excel
Flash Drive and Storage
Cut/Copy/Paste in Microsoft Word
Intro to the Internet
Intro to Email
Editing a Word Document & Attaching Files to Email
Overview of Course & Course Certification
BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS
This multi-session course is designed to teach general and beginning skills for new computer users. Students will learn the physical components of the computer, including the Keyboard and Mouse. Throughout the course, the topics will include Microsoft Windows navigation, Microsoft Word basic commands, how to use the Internet and email, file management, and typing.
This course runs for the first three weeks of every month, four days a week (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday) from 10:00 AM-11:30 AM. All students are expected to attend every class as this is a linear class curriculum, where each class builds off of one another. On the last day of the course, students will receive a Certificate of Completion.
BCS Course Outline:
Hardware, software, the mouse and keyboard, and typing
Navigating Windows program and Desktop
Introduction to Microsoft Word and basic typing and editing tools
Introduction to Microsoft Excel.
Introduction to permanent storage and flash drives
Saving files on the computer and flash drive
Cut/copy/paste on Microsoft Word
Sneak peak into Week 3 -- Introduction to the Internet, Internet Safety, and email
Introduction to different Internet browsers
Introduction to Gmail and other email interfaces
Reply/reply all/forward on email
Email etiquette and safety
Attaching files to an email
Deleting emails, and Spam
Final game of Jeopardy as review!