We offer Tech Help on an AS NEEDED basis! If you’re having trouble downloading eBooks on to your eReader, you need help searching the web, if you have questions about formatting documents in Word, or you want to learn how to change and design your photos, you can call us at 309-755-9614 and make an appointment with Kathleen.
We also have some helpful websites with lessons on how to use the computer listed below:
Mouse Aerobics – This self-guided lesson will help you learn to use the mouse. No experience necessary!
Typing Lessons– These lessons will help you learn to type. You should be comfortable using a mouse and reading webpages or have someone to help you before trying these. http://www.typingweb.com/tutor/ or http://www.sense-lang.org/typing/tutor/keyboarding.php. Both of these sites offere step by step typing tutorials and individuals skill lessons at each level.
Beginning Basic Computer Skills: http://www.digitallearn.org These guided tutorials teach basic skills under six general categories: Getting Started on the Computer; Using a PC (Windows 7); Using a Mac (OS X); Basic Search; Navigating a website; & Basic E-mail.
General Computer Tutorials: http://www.gcflearnfree.org/computers. Here you can find tutorials on Computer Basics;Online Basics; Email Basics; Google & Goole Drive & Docs; Apple & Ipad Basics; All aspects of Microsoft Windows operating systems- Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows 98, Microsoft Office Programs- Office 2000, Office 2003, Office 2007, Office 2013; Socia Media- Facebook, Twitter, Linked In, Pinterest, Skype, & Blogging, plus Tech Savvy Tips and Tricks.
Job Search Skills: http://gcflearnfree.org/career Resume Writing, Cover Letters, Interviewing Skills, Networking, & General Workplace Success Skills.