COMPUTER BASICS SKILLS

This section will help you get familiar with the different computer basics skills from getting to know the Chromebook, learning how to type, and troubleshooting  computer/internet. 

COMPUTER BASICS

 
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​These links will show you how to set up your Chromebook for the first time and show you where to find your settings. You will see how to personalize your new device to suit your needs. This includes how to set your background image, connect to your other Google accounts, upload, and edit pictures, and much more. 

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​A teacher or instructor might use Zoom to teach online. If you have a Chromebook you can download the Zoom App and join a meeting without an account. If you make an account you can also use Zoom to video chat with family and friends for free.

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​You can also use Zoom on any computer, tablet, or phone. Visit the download Zoom page and look for the installation link for your particular device. Special thanks to Getting Connected for the resources above!

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​Practice your mouse skills with Mousercise! Exercise your clicking, moving around, and precision with this simple-to-use website.

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​Typing.com is a website for anyone who wants to improve their typing skills! This website is great for beginners to learn how to get used to a keyboard. Use the "lessons" feature to practice basic typing. You can also take typing tests to see how fast and accurate your typing is. You can also practice your typing by playing different games on this site.

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Copy and Paste

Copy is when you highlight something and want to duplicate it. The paste is when you take what you duplicate then paste it where you would like it. This tutorial will help you with copying and pasting. 

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Tips for Creating a Password

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The most common way for a hacker to steal your information is by guessing the correct passwords. A strong password provides the best protection from hackers. This link will help you create strong passwords for your accounts.

Zoom

ZOOM is a cloud-based software platform and is used for teleconferencing, telecommuting, distance education, and social relations.

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Attaching Docs to Email

One of the fundamental uses of email is to share documents, photos, and other files with family, friends, or colleagues.


This tutorial will walk you through the process of attaching documents to emails. The process is pretty much the same for all email programs, however here we will demonstrate using Google Mail (Gmail) and Microsoft Outlook.

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● Discount paid directly to the internet provider.
● Limited to one monthly service discount and a one-time device discount
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