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Introduction to computers class taught in 2009 - this was the first session when I talked with prospective students about the scope of the class.

Introduction to computers class taught in 2009 - this was the first session when I talked with prospective students about the scope of the class.

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  • Intermediate Introduction to Computers The Next Step?
  • Introductions
    • Lynne Bolick Reed - Instructor
      • Library Services Coordinator for Catawba County Library System
      • Library experience
      • Educational background
      • Technology experience
      • 2 nd session I have taught – spring 2009
      • I love learning and sharing knowledge!
  • Your library system
    • 7 libraries
      • Main Library
      • Branches
        • St. Stephens
        • Southwest
        • Sherrills Ford
        • Maiden
        • Claremont
        • Conover
    Have you been carded?
  • Intermediate Introduction to Computers
    • Need to be able to:
      • Use a mouse
      • Understand how to click on links and go back
        • Example: www.google.com
      • Be able to read and understand a newspaper
  • More about the class
    • Microsoft Digital Literacy
      • Online, self-paced curriculum
      • Teaches basic computer concepts & skills
      • Free & can be used by anyone
      • Assessment test & certificate upon completion
      • Let’s take a look at it!
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  • Computer Basics Course Topics
    • Introduction to Computers
    • Common Computer Terminology
    • Computer Performance & Features
    • Computer Operating Systems
    • Career Opportunities
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  • The Internet & Web Course Topics
    • The Internet
    • The World Wide Web
    • Communicating on the Internet
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  • Productivity Programs Course Topics
    • Common Features & Commands
    • Word Processing
    • Spreadsheets
    • Presentation Programs
    • Databases
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  • Computer Security & Privacy Course Topics
    • An Overview of Computer Security & Privacy
    • Protecting Your Computer & Your Data
    • Protecting Yourself & Your Family from Security Threats
    • Keeping Your Computer Secure & Updated
    • Computer Ethics
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  • Digital Lifestyles Course Topics
    • The Modern Digital Experience
    • Digital Audio
    • Digital Video
    • Digital Photography
    • Digital Technology & Career Opportunities
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  • Let’s go “online” and look at it. http://www.microsoft.com/about/corporatecitizenship/citizenship/giving/programs/up/digitalliteracy/default.mspx
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  • Where to go from here?
    • Options for learning:
      • Class at the library
        • Main Library computer lab on Tuesday from 9:00-11:00 a.m.
          • Work at your own pace until you finish the course
          • I will be available to help you!
      • On your own:
        • At home if you have a high speed connection to the Internet
        • At the library at your convenience
  • Questions?
  • Decision Time!
    • Main Library computer lab on Tuesday, September 1 st from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.?
      • Only have seats for 16 people
    • On your own?
      • Can provide you with the web address to work on your own
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