Computer Basics I

Our Computer Basics I class covers fundamental computer use and function. You will learn about computer hardware and software, including the Windows operating system and popular Internet applications. (One day, 3-hour class.)

Computer Basics I

If you are new to computers or anxious to learn how to use the computer you currently own, this is the class for you! (We use Microsoft Windows-based computers in our training classes.)

Students will learn the basics of computer hardware and software, and have an understanding of browsers and how to navigate the Internet.

An inquisitive mind and a desire to learn more about your computer.

  • One day, 3-hour class
  • $199 $149 ($50 discount)



Understanding the Personal Computer

  • Terminology
  • Hardware Components
  • The Function of the CPU
  • Memory
  • Input Devices
  • Output Devices
  • Storage Devices and Options

Introduction to Windows

  • Windows Operating System
  • Desktop, Icons and Start Menu
  • Opening and Closing Windows
  • Taskbar and Task Manager
  • Changing Views and Scrolling
  • Creating, Organizing, Moving and Copying Folders
  • Creating Shortcuts
  • Desktop Options Menu
  • Windows Gadgets
  • Formatting CDs and DVDs
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Searching from the Start Menu
  • Finding and Restoring Deleted Files
  • Windows Help
  • Installing Printer and Setting Preferences
  • User Accounts

Introduction to the Internet

  • Browsers (e.g. Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari)
  • Searching (e.g. Google, Bing, Yahoo)
  • Social Media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest)
  • Video (e.g. YouTube, Metacafe, Vimeo)
  • Audio (e.g. Pandora, Jango)


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