BBC: Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Using Your Computer – A basic introduction for anyone new to using a computer. The tutorials include overviews and brief exercises for learning mouse manipulation, keyboarding skills and the fundamentals of working with windows on the screen.
Learn Mouse Skills – Practice more mouse skills with Alex the cat! This is a fun, easy way to learn more about using the mouse. First, practice the basics of movement and point and click. Move on to exercises with drop-down menus, completing forms and cutting and pasting.
Mousercise – Practice moving and clicking. Have fun while you perfect your mouse manipulation!
Peter’s Online Typing Course – Learn how to place your fingers on the keyboard for ten-finger touch typing. Here you will find several pages of directions and pointers, plus several pages of interactive practice exercises.
TypingWeb: Free Online Typing Tutor – Practice your typing skills and improve your knowledge of keyboard layout. Registration is optional on this free interactive tutorial.
Fingerjig (Typing Game) – Find out how fast you can type in six minutes! Select Games from Jonathan Miles’ home page and scroll down to see Fingerjig. Select the Play Fingerjig link. When the new page appears, scroll down to see the game window. Fingerjig may take a minute to load. Press Start in the game window and you’re ready to go!
TypeRacer (Typing Game) – This game will challenge you to improve your speed and accuracy. You can sign in as a guest or create your own account. Practice on your own or race against others.
Microsoft Elevate America: Elevate Your Job Skills – Build your IT skills with Microsoft’s free and low-cost resources. Microsoft’s Elevate America program can help you get the skills, training and certificates you need for work as an IT professional. Computer interest: Advanced.
Microsoft Office Online: Training Home Page – Free self-paced training courses for those who would like to expand their skills with Microsoft programs, including Access, Excel, LiveMeeting, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio, Word and more.
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