Posts tagged ‘computer lesson for seniors’

Your Computer – How to use a Mouse – Online Computer Lesson

How to use a mouse - Computer lessons for seniors

How to use a mouse – Computer lessons for seniors

How to use a mouse free online computer lesson for seniors and beginners. This tutorial forms part of our basic computer training course and for those looking to learn about computers and qualify in the European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) the tutorial will cover elements 1.4 and 1.5 of the Equal Skills module and shows how to use a mouse, essential for improving computer skills.

Learning Objectives:

  • Using the left and right mouse buttons
  • Double clicking
  • Using the mouse wheel

Target Audience:

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Your Computer – Desktop – Using The Recycle Bin Online Lesson

Computer lesson for seniors - using the recycle bin

Computer lessons for seniors and beginners

Using The Recycle Bin And Deleting Desktop Icons Free Online Computer Lesson For Seniors and Beginners

Recycle Bin and Icons

Learning Objectives

  • How to delete
  • How to restore deleted items
  • Understanding Desktop icons

Target Audience:

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Desktop – Computer Lesson for Seniors – Adding Desktop Gadgets to your Desktop

Computer lesson for seniors desktop computer gadgets

Computer lesson for seniors desktop computer gadgets

Computer lessons for seniors and beginners

In this computer lesson for seniors and beginners we demonstrate how to customise your desktop display by adding desktop gadgets such as a clock, news feeds and weather from around the world. The computer tutorial uses the windows 7 operating system although gadgets can also be displayed using Window Vista.

Gadgets are the handy little applications that let you know the time, the weather for home or your next holiday destination, exchange rates, latest news items and lots more. This online learning tutorial for beginners and seniors will demonstrate about gadgets, making your computer desktop much more personal to you and helping to enhance your own computer skills. The computer lesson is suitable for anyone worldwide wishing to learn about computers.

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Basic Computer Training – What is e-mail

What is e-mail

What is e-mail?

Basic computer training

What is e-mail? We continue our basic computer training course for seniors and beginners with an online tutorial answering the question, what is e-mail? The short computer lesson starts by explaining about email before going on to show how an email address is obtained using an internet service provider and a webmail provider. The tutorial is an easy to follow computer lesson for seniors or beginners and is the first of our basic email lessons.

 

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Internet – Email – Introduction to Email With Hotmail Lesson

Using email computer lesson for seniors

Using email computer lesson for seniors

Computer lesson

This computer lesson is an introduction to email using Hotmail. It is designed for the complete beginner and novice and shows you how to start using email. Hotmail is a free web mail that is easy and available to use by anyone. Many seniors and beginners tio computers are cautious and perhaps a little worried about using email. Once you have grasped teh basics of using email in this computer lesson you will be amazed at how easy it is to use.

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Software – Microsoft Office – Starting Microsoft Word Lesson

Written December 11th, 2010
Starting Word Online Lesson

Starting Word Online Lesson

Starting Microsoft Word 2007®

Learning Objectives:

Target Audience:

Complete beginner/novice

Pre-requisites:

Using the mouse course or being reasonably comfortable with the mouse


Introduction

Microsoft® Word is the word processor program that comes bundled with the Microsoft Office® Suite of software programs. There are several ways of starting Word, e.g. from a desktop icon, from the quick launch toolbar, exploring the desktop computer icon, and from the start menu. This lesson will focus on starting Word from the start menu as you will learn how to do all the other methods in other lessons. Read the rest of this entry »