Basics of Computers
Everything you need to know to aid you in purchasing a com-
puter or get you started if you are just getting oriented to
the computer. This is the “place to start” if you know nothing
about computers. Discover the basics such as computer com-
ponents and media that can be used, keyboard and mouse
operations, terminology and the operating system defined.
Discussion of the operating system allows a brief overview of
basic Windows commands and easy to use shortcuts. Explore
the types of software available and how software is installed
or removed. Tackle several tasks that will allow you to main-
tain and troubleshoot computer problems.
Get to know the iPad and its features. Explore Wi-Fi, sync-
ing and general settings, camera functions and review the
Apple© apps for communication as well as everyday tasks.
Finally, manage notifications, wallpaper, sounds and more
to personalize your iPad. iPad devices are not supplied; you
must bring your own for the session.
Learn Windows commands and shortcuts. Discuss the function,
organization and customizing of Windows as well as compo-
nents available. Venture into multiple programs and practice
saving and retrieving data in an organized manner.
Windows 7 – Level II and
You’ve learned to navigate in Windows, now make Windows
work for you and get organized! You will learn to customize
the environment, making it easier to get around in Windows.
You will also learn to manage your folders and files. File
management will allow you to store data on your PC in an
organized manner which makes it easier to retrieve and will
enable you to backup data.
Learn how to use your browser to search efficiently and orga-
nize all those “hot spots” that you have found while surfing.
Explore managing history, cookies and more in the browser
and manage your setup to keep your surfing experience from
being bogged down.