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Computer Class Outlines

- Spanish Outlines


Check the library's Computer Class List to see what classes are available at a library near you.

Some classes are also available in Spanish at Forest Home Library.


Check out the list of Frequently Asked Questions about the computer courses.
You will need Adobe Acrobat to open the PDF files listed below.


Computer Basics

Never used a computer before? Learn computer basics including using a mouse and keyboard, working with windows, and basic computer terminology.
Computer Basics Class Outline

NewBonus Material - Mousercises!
Visit one of these great websites to get more practice using the mouse:

http://tech.tln.lib.mi.us/tutor/

http://www.seniornet.org/howto/mouseexercises/mousepractice.html

http://www.pbclibrary.org/mousing/mousercise.htm

Internet Basics
Feeling left behind on the Information Superhighway? Learn about the Internet and the World Wide Web, how to navigate a Web browser, explore the Milwaukee Public Library Website, find information and print Web pages.
Internet Basics Class Outline
Internet Search Tools
Having trouble finding what you're searching for on the Internet? Learn how to effectively search the Web using directories and search engines. Participants must be familiar with the Internet or have taken Internet Basics.
Internet Search Tools Class Outline
Email Basics
Feel like the last person in the world without an e-mail address? Learn how to sign up for a free e-mail account, and how to compose, send, reply to and forward messages. Participants must be familiar with the Internet or have taken Internet Basics.
Email Basics Class Outline
Word Processing
Learn how to create simple documents, edit and format text, correct spelling, adjust margins, save, print and open files in Microsoft Word XP. Participants must feel comfortable using a mouse or have taken Computer Basics.
Word Processing Class Outline
Spreadsheets
Learn to create, edit and format simple spreadsheets, perform calculations, save, print and open files in Microsoft Excel XP. Participants must feel comfortable using a mouse or have taken Computer Basics.
Spreadsheets Class Outline
PowerPoint
Learn how to create a simple presentation, create and edit slides, insert clip art, apply designs, work with views, and run a slide show in Microsoft PowerPoint XP. Class will also cover how to save, print and open presentations. Participants must feel comfortable using a mouse or have taken Computer Basics.
PowerPoint Class Outline
 
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