Computer Basics - Web-Based eLearning
There are currently no upcoming courses.
You can also contact us by phone at 250-727-2266 or by email at email@example.com to register for a course date.
Click here to request a specific date, 1-1 training, or course customization.
This is a year-long license to a web-based eLearning course for Computer Basics. This licence includes:
- Hands-on interactive lessons, student assessment, reports, printable certificates and more!
- Bite-sized topics - master what you want, when you want.
- Access to instant answers to your "how-to" questions any time and from anywhere.
Just starting out in the world of computers? Learn exactly what you need to know at your own pace using our Computer Basics eLearning course. Perfect for the new computer user, this online tutorial identifies parts of the computer and how they work, then moves on to using basic programs and the Internet. If it?s computer-related and confusing, it?s covered here.
By the end of this course, you will learn:
- About the many parts of a computer and its peripherals and how they work
- How to operate basic computer software programs
- How to navigate the Internet
With this course, you will also get:
- Interactive examples
- Alternative methods and shortcuts to common tasks
- Self-paced lessons
- Evaluate the skills of your users with customizable Interactive Assessments to measure existing knowledge and deficiencies.
- Evaluate skills with online interactive simulations that mimic the real software applications.
- Show users how to perform the same operation several different ways through menus, toolbars, keyboard shortcuts and shortcut menus.
- Users can skip topics they already know and focus on the skills they need to learn.
- Detailed Assessment Reports: let you determine job candidates skills with certainty, recognize training needs and measure improvement, learning and growth
Please click here for a sample Interactive Assessment. There is no demo available for Computer Basics. Please enjoy this Windows Vista demo instead.
- Interactive training simulations give users hands-on experience by recreate the experience of using software
- Our Interactive Assessments determine the existing skill levels of every user. The results are used to provide personalized courses that only cover unfamiliar topics
- Build courses that are unique to your training needs, covering only the topics you specify.
- Personalize online learning with your organization?s logo and make sure online learning gets used with the promotional tools we provide.
Please click here for a sample Online Learning for Computer Basics.
Hardware, Software, and Information Technology (IT)
The Front of a Computer and Peripheral Devices
The Inside of a Computer
The Back of a Computer (Ports)
System Bus and Expansion Cards
Buying a Desktop Computer
Buying a Notebook Computer
Upgrading a Computer
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
RAM and ROM
Digital Cameras and Web Cams
Other Input Devices
Types of Printers
Sound and Speakers
Hard Drive Maintenance
Zip and Jaz Drives
Other Storage Devices
Formatting a Disk
Understanding Graphical User Interfaces
Types of Software
Introduction to Networks
Intranets and Extranets
Telephones and Networks
Introduction to Windows XP
Starting and Logging On to Windows XP Home
Starting and Logging On to Windows XP Professional
Understanding the Windows XP Screen
A Look at the New Windows XP Start Menu
Using the Mouse: Pointing, Clicking and Double clicking
Using the Mouse: Clicking and Dragging
Using the Mouse: Right-clicking
Using the Keyboard
Exiting Windows and Turning Off Your Computer
Working with a Window
Starting a Program
Understanding the Parts of a Window
Minimizing, Maximizing, and Restoring a Window
Closing a Window
Moving a Window
Sizing a Window
Switching Between Windows
Working with Programs
Filling Out a Dialog Box
Entering Text in the WordPad Program
Saving and Opening a File
Selecting, Replacing, and Deleting Text
Printing a File
Cutting, Copying and Pasting Text
Changing the Font Type and Size
Using Bold, Italics and Underline
Changing Paragraph Alignment
Getting Help by Contents
Getting Help with the Help Index and Search
Saving and Opening Files in Different Locations
Working with Files and Folders
Understanding Storage Devices, Folders and Files
Using My Computer to See What?s in Your Computer
Opening a Folder
Creating and Renaming a Folder
Copying, Moving and Deleting a Folder
Opening, Renaming and Deleting a File
Copying and Moving a File
Restoring a Deleted File and Emptying the Recycle Bin
A Closer Look at Files and Folders
Changing How Information is Displayed
Selecting Multiple Files and Folders
Finding a File Using the Search Companion
Managing the Search Companion
Using Windows Explorer
File Management Using Windows Explorer
Creating and Using a Compressed Folder
Exploring the Internet
Introduction to the Internet
Connecting to the Internet
Displaying a Specific Web Page
Browsing the Web
Searching the Web
Adding a Web Page to Favorites and Changing Your Home Page
Displaying a History of Visited Web Pages
Clearing the History of Visited Web Pages
Downloading Pictures and Files
Understanding the Information Bar
Using the Pop-up Blocker
Understanding Information Security
Understanding Windows Firewall
Introduction to E mail
Composing and Sending E-mail
Adding a Name to the Address Book
Replying to a Message
Forwarding and Deleting a Message