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Why Use a Computer?
Reasons why you should take the time to learn about computers.
Getting Started on a Computer (New!)
What a computer is and how to use a mouse and keyboard.
Basic Search (New!)
Learn about search engines and get started searching the internet.
Navigating a Website (New!)
Learn your way around websites.
Intro to Email (New!)
Get started with email.
Intro to Email 2: Beyond the Basics (New!)
Learn more than the basics of navigating your email account.
Using a PC (Windows 7)
Use a PC with the Windows 7 Operating System.
Using a PC (Windows 10) (New!)
Learn the basics of using a PC with the Windows 10 Operating System.
Using a Mac (OS X)
Using a Mac (Apple) computer with the OS X Operating System.
Making Your Computer Easier to Use
Learn how to personalize your experience with your computer.
Intro to Searching Videos on YouTube
Learn the basics of how to search for videos using YouTube.
Being Safe Online
Accounts & Passwords (New!)
Covering the basics of online accounts and safe passwords.
This course will help you understand privacy online.
Online Fraud and Scams (New!)
An overview of online scams to help you learn how to be safer online.
Keeping Your Computer Secure
Learn how to stay safe while using the Internet to do almost anything!
Basics of Disinformation
Learn how to spot disinformation online.
Disinformation in Social Media
Social media biases makes people more vulnerable to disinformation.
Create, format, and save a document in Microsoft Word.
What cloud storage is and how it helps.
Creating a Basic Budget with Excel
Learn basic skills needed to create a basic household budget in Excel
Online Job Searching
Get tips and tools for looking for a job online.
Learn how to create and edit resumes in Microsoft Word.
Applying for Jobs Online
Learn more about filling out and submitting a job application.
Getting a Job Using Illinois workNet
This course explores job search resources available in Illinois workNet
Intro to Facebook
Basics of Facebook including signing up, finding friends, and privacy.
Intro to Skype
Learn the basics of video calls with Skype.
City of Chicago CHI311 Mobile
Learn how to download the CHI311 app and submit and track service requests
Using a Mobile Device (Android) (New!)
Learn basic information about mobile devices and Android phones.
Online Health Information
Understand how to access reliable sources for health information online