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Starting Out

Why Use a Computer?

Here's some reasons why you should take the time to learn about computers.

15 mins

Getting Started on a Computer

What a computer is and how to use a mouse and keyboard.

15 mins

Basic Search

Learn about search engines and searching the internet.

7 mins

Navigating a Website

Learn your way around websites.

5 mins

Intro to Email

Get started with email.

13 mins

Intro to Email 2: Beyond the Basics

Learn more than the basics of navigating your email account.

20 mins

Using a PC (Windows 7)

Use a PC with the Windows 7 Operating System.

14 mins

Using a PC (Windows 10)

Learn the basics of using a PC with the Windows 10 Operating System.

13 mins

Using a Mac (OS X)

Using a Mac (Apple) computer with the OS X Operating System.

14 mins

Making Your Computer Easier to Use

Learn how to personalize your experience with your computer.

18 mins

Being Safe Online

Accounts & Passwords

Covering the basics of online accounts and safe passwords.

11 mins

Internet Privacy

This course will help you understand privacy online.

13 mins

Online Scams

An overview of online scams to help you learn how to be safer online.

11 mins

Keeping Your Computer Secure

Learn how to stay safe while using the Internet to do almost anything!

24 mins

Being Productive

Microsoft Word

Create, format, and save a document in Microsoft Word.

17 mins

Cloud Storage

What cloud storage is and how it helps.

22 mins

Creating a Basic Budget with Excel

Learn basic skills needed to create a basic household budget in Excel

18 mins

Job Skills

Online Job Searching

Get tips and tools for looking for a job online.

22 mins

Creating Resumes

Learn how to create and edit resumes in Microsoft Word.

21 mins

Applying for Jobs Online

Learn more about filling out and submitting a job application.

14 mins

Getting a Job Using Illinois workNet

This course explores job search resources available in Illinois workNet

52 mins

Being Social

Intro to Facebook

Basics of Facebook including signing up, finding friends, and privacy.

9 mins

Intro to Skype

Learn the basics of video calls with Skype.

19 mins


City of Chicago CHI311 Mobile

Learn how to download the CHI311 app and submit and track service requests

9 mins

Shopping Online

Buying a Plane Ticket

Search for and buy plane tickets online.

9 mins

Mobile Devices

Using a Mobile Device (Android)

Learn basic information about mobile devices and Android phones

17 mins


Online Health Information

Understand how to access reliable sources for health information online

16 mins