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Sunday School: Computer Basics

Computer Basics

With this week's edition of Sunday School with Universal Class we will help you learn some computer basics. Classes are available through Universal Class for free to patrons who hold Beauregard Parish library cards.

Here are some sample courses you might consider taking, but there are many others available. The descriptions are shortened, but there is more detail at Universal Class.

Computer Basics 101
"A course that's designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before they can feel confident buying a new computer for their personal use. Filled with screenshots and real life examples, as well as resources, this source is designed to help anyone feel more comfortable with basic technology."
[13 lessons]
Internet Fundamentals 101
"This straightforward course clearly and plainly lays out the basics of the Internet in a light and interesting way. It also offers valuable information about how to protect your computer, your family and yourself from the inevitable dangers that naturally arise in a system so open, and so very powerful."
[11 lessons]
How to Use an iPad
"The Apple iPad is one of the most popular tablet computers on the market today. This course will teach you how to operate your iPad out of the box, walking you through setting it up and then introducing you to its many features. It doesn't matter which generation of iPad you're currently using – or if you even have access to one. This course will teach you all you need to know to use any iPad now or in the future."
[12 lessons]
How to Use and Be Productive with Gmail
"This course will help anyone, regardless of experience or knowledge, get the most out of a Gmail email account. It doesn't matter if you've ever used another email program or if you're a complete newbie to the world of emails. This course teaches you everything you need to know from getting started with Gmail to sending email message."
[13 lessons]

There are over 500 different courses available. If these are not to your interest, log in to Universal Class. You're bound to find something you like!

If you need a reminder of how Universal Class works, please click this introductory post.

Posted Sunday March 29, 2015 12:00pm

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