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This guide provides starting resources and tips for increasing your skills and knowledge of a variety of computing topics.
Last Updated: Apr 9, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Using This Guide

The resources included in this guide will help you to improve and practice your computer skills.

Computer Screen

Typing Practice

Use these resources to improve your typing skills and speed:

Online Resources For Learning Computer Basics

These free online resources can help you master computer basics:

  • GCF LearnFree - Computer Tutorials
    This set of four tutorials will help you master: computer basics, computer skills, using a mouse, and typing
  • Computer Basics Quick Reference Card
    3-page Quick Reference Card with tips on computer basics (includes computer components, file management, windows tips, and more)
  • Windows Tutorials
    Set of free tutorials on Windows Basics from GCL LearnFree, includes topics such as navigating, finding and sending files, using shortcuts, and more
  • OS X Tutorials
    Free OS X basics tutorial from GCL LearnFree covering OS X Sierra, OS X El Capitan, and OS X Yosemite
  • GCF LearnFree - Tech Savvy Tips & Tricks
    In this free Tech Savvy Tips & Tricks tutorial, you'll learn technology tips and tricks to use your computer as efficiently as possible (taking screenshots, keyboard shortcuts, safety and security, and more)
  • More Cheat Sheets from Custom Guide
    Series of 3-page quick reference guides on a range of computer technology (Microsoft Office, Internet, Windows, Mac, and more)

Computer/Tech Dictionaries

These online computer and technology dictionaries can help you find easy-to-understand definitions of common tech terms:


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