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Computer Basics for Beginners Class Schedule

CCPL Computer Basics for Beginners Classes are presented free of charge. However, spaces are limited, and registration is required. To register for a class, please call (270) 753-2288.

*Registration for September Computer Basics for Beginners will begin August 6, 2017.

September Computer Basics for Beginners Classes

Thursday, September 7, 10:00 – 11:30am: Computer Basics for Beginners: What is a Computer?

This class explores the basics of using a computer. Topics covered include turning on/off a computer, operating a keyboard and mouse, understanding computer terms and expressions, and common uses. Participants will learn introductory concepts that will prepare them for further development of their skills in the future.

Thursday, September 14, 10:00-11:30am: Computer Basics for Beginners: Learning the Keyboard

This class provides an overview of the keyboard and its many functions. Participants will learn about sitting posture and finger positioning so that they can begin typing on their own. Resources will be provided for participants to practice on their own computers.

Thursday, September 21, 10:00-11:30am: Computer Basics for Beginners: Internet Basics

The Internet makes the world a much more connected place. This class provides a basic overview of the internet and how to use it safely. Participants will learn about the differences between the Internet and the World Wide Web, how to use a search engine and how to maintain safe online activities.

Thursday, September 28, 10:00-11:30am: Computer Basics for Beginners: Intro to E-mail

Electronic mail allows us to send and receive digital messages. This class focuses on the characteristics of e-mail and how it can be used to communicate across the globe. Participants will set up a free e-mail account and learn how to attach files to messages so they can get started right away.