Basic Computer Literacy6 courses in Basic Computer Literacy.
Computer Skills for the Workplace (229)
Most jobs today require a working knowledge of certain computer skills. Employers seek and reward employees with the skills and knowledge to send messages across the country via e-mail; use a spreadsheet to create a graph and paste it into a report; add and edit data in a database; understand the implications of file sizes, memory limitations, and network arrangements; and recognize the function and features of modern computer components. Any job candidate who already possesses these skills will stand above those who do not.
This course is designed to provide the fundamental computer competencies you need to survive and prosper in today's fast-changing workplace. You will learn how to implement the powers of modern office software to work faster and more efficiently. We'll focus on practical application for software most common to the workplace. When you finish this course, you will have learned why employers consider technological literacy so critical to the success of any organization.
Introduction to Linux (592)
Learn how to navigate through the world of desktop Linux, and use the free office productivity, multimedia, and Internet software packages provided by Linux. Also learn how to use your Linux desktop to access the Internet to browse web sites, download files, chat with friends, and work with e-mail.
Introduction to PC Security (596)
What you don't know about PC security really can hurt you! Learn why you're at risk and what you can do to protect your precious personal and business data from the outside world. This course, taught by a security expert, will quickly bring you up to speed on the fundamentals of PC and network security. You'll learn the nature of the threats you face, how to assess your vulnerability, how to identify the weak links in your system, and how you can implement simple solutions to minimize your risks.
Introduction to Windows 7 (996)
If you're new to computers, or just new to Microsoft Windows 7, this course will get you up to speed fast. You'll learn how to use the desktop, icons, gadgets, and other Windows 7 features, and you’ll work with pictures, text, folders, and files. In just a few weeks, you'll master all the skills you need to make the transition from helpless beginner to knowledgeable user
Use the computer program FasType for Windows to learn the basic skills of touch-typing.
Microsoft Windows Vista (895)
Take charge of Windows Vista with this online training program. You'll learn how to manage files, folders, devices, and drivers. You'll also be able to share folders, troubleshoot errors, and more! Meanwhile, you'll gain the skills to become certified.