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Learn how to use your computer for slide share
Learn how to use your computer for slide share
Learn how to use your computer for slide share
Learn how to use your computer for slide share
Learn how to use your computer for slide share
Learn how to use your computer for slide share
Learn how to use your computer for slide share
Learn how to use your computer for slide share
Learn how to use your computer for slide share
Learn how to use your computer for slide share
Learn how to use your computer for slide share
Learn how to use your computer for slide share
Learn how to use your computer for slide share
Learn how to use your computer for slide share
Learn how to use your computer for slide share
Learn how to use your computer for slide share
Learn how to use your computer for slide share
Learn how to use your computer for slide share
Learn how to use your computer for slide share
Learn how to use your computer for slide share
Learn how to use your computer for slide share
Learn how to use your computer for slide share
Learn how to use your computer for slide share
Learn how to use your computer for slide share
Learn how to use your computer for slide share
Learn how to use your computer for slide share
Learn how to use your computer for slide share
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    • 1. Learn How to Use Your Computer:Free Online Courses!<br />Michelle Vonderhaar<br />Technology Training Coordinator<br />Wednesday, June 23, 2010<br />
    • 2. What Kind Of Courses Can You Actually Find Online?<br />Video courses<br />Instructional tutorials and exercises<br />Step-by-step instructions<br />Printed guides<br />
    • 3. Online Video Courses<br />
    • 4. You’ve heard of YouTube, right?<br />YouTube is a video sharing website on which users can upload, share, and view videos. Most of the content on YouTube has been uploaded by individuals http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/YouTube<br />Believe it or not, YouTube is a great source for learning videos<br />
    • 5. Using YouTube: How to…Videos<br />Want to know how to use Google Docs? <br />Click here to watch the video!<br />Google Docs in Plain English by Common Craft<br />
    • 6. How to…Avoid Computer Viruses<br />What can you do to protect <br />your computer from viruses?<br />Click here to watch the video!<br />
    • 7. So, How Do I Find These Instructional Videos?<br />Go to YouTube -- www.youtube.com<br />General search<br />Look at the channels<br />Create an account<br />Subscribe to channels<br />Add favorites<br />Comment on the videos if you like<br />
    • 8. Other sites to find Videos…<br />eHow www.ehow.com<br />Instructional materials on EVERYTHING<br />Lynda www.lynda.com<br />Instructional videos on Microsoft products<br />
    • 9. eHow Video SeriesHow to Use Facebook<br />
    • 10. Lynda.com<br />
    • 11. Is it REALLY free?<br />You CAN find lots of free content!<br />Remembernot everything is free and you need to really look at the web site to determine if there is a cost involved.<br />You should NEVER be charged without your knowledge. <br />
    • 12. Let’s go back to Lynda.com<br />A portion of all of the online courses are free.<br />To get to the rest of the course and the exercises you need to pay a monthly subscription.<br />
    • 13. Instructional Tutorials and Exercises<br />HP Learning Center<br />www.hp.com/go/learningcenter<br />GCF Learning<br />www.gcflearningfree.org<br />Microsoft Training Center<br />http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/training/default.aspx?ofcresset=1<br />Learning Express Library (This one’s different!)<br />http://www.mppl.org/research/subject1.html<br />
    • 14. HP Learning Center<br />Join FREE online classes with instructors, other students and assignments!<br />You can do the assignments on your own, or ask questions and share your experience on the message boards with classmates and the instructor.<br />
    • 15. GCF Learning<br />Self-paced online classes. <br />Articles and pre-tests, too!<br />
    • 16. Microsoft Training Center<br />Look up skills you want to learn!<br />
    • 17. Learning Express Library<br />An MPPL subscription<br />Lots of computer skills courses that you can take, and you don’t even need to have the program installed!<br />
    • 18. Step by Step Instructions<br />About.com<br />Remember eHow? They have more than just videos<br />Google it!<br />
    • 19. About…about.com<br />Search for step by step guides by topic or keyword<br />
    • 20. eHow Articles<br />How to Download Digital Pictures<br />
    • 21. Google It!<br />These all came up from Google Searches<br />
    • 22. Newbie’s Guide to Twitter<br />
    • 23. Setting Up A Wireless Network<br />
    • 24. How to Use a Webcam<br />
    • 25. Learn How To Type<br />
    • 26. Can I Get Anything in Print?<br />Custom Guide – www.customguide.com<br />Microsoft – www.microsoft.com<br />
    • 27. Other Sites You Might Want To Try<br />Learn That www.learnthat.com<br />Brainstorm www.brainstorminc.com<br />Look in the Free Resources section<br />The Baycon Group www.baycongroup.com<br />Tutorials and More!<br />
    • 28. Other Stuff You Can Learn Online…<br />
    • 29. Sign up to Learn a Language<br />
    • 30. Learn German<br />
    • 31. Learn Calculus in Twenty Minutes??<br />
    • 32. Free Courses from Major Universities<br />
    • 33. Questions/Comments<br />

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