Computer Class Descriptions

Introduction to Computers (one-part course)

For the computer novice, a hands-on introduction to mouse skills and working with Microsoft Windows, including opening, saving, and printing files. No previous computer knowledge required.

 

Introduction to Computers Part I

For the computer novice, a hands-on introduction to the basic skills needed to use a computer. No computer knowledge required.

 

Introduction to Computers Part II

A continuation of computer basics for the beginner. Learn more about working with Microsoft Windows, including opening, saving, and printing files. Basic computer and mouse skills required.

 

Introduction to Internet

Learn the basics of navigating the World Wide Web. Basic computer and mouse skills required

 

Advanced Internet

Discover more sophisticated techniques for successfully searching the World Wide Web, such as Google searching. Previous Internet experience required.

 

Introduction to E-mail

Discover the fun and learn the netiquette of e-mail. Basic computer, mouse and Internet skills required.

 

Advanced E-mail

Learn how to e-mail like a pro - send attachments, create mail folders, establish address books, and filter junk mail. Previous e-mail experience required.

 

Introduction to Word Part I

Learn the basics of word processing. Find out how to create, edit, and format simple documents using Microsoft Word 2000. Basic computer and mouse skills required.

 

Introduction to Online Research and Databases

Albany Public Library provides a treasury of databases to do research. Find old New York Times articles from the 1800's, look up business statistics and find health information.

 

Last updated: September 12, 2014