Computer & Information Skills

Recommended Databases

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DB145, DB146, DB150
  1. App Name: Database List, Author: Paul Burtness, 763-323-5732

Recommended Websites

Basic Computer Operation Tutorial
A tutorial on basic computer operation intended to help virtually anyone, at any skill level, who wants to learn more about using a computer.

Digital Learn
Free courses to teach you the basics and beyond - learn Skype, Facebook, buying a plane ticket, etc.

Learn Free from Goodwill Community Foundation
Free tutorials will allow you to become comfortable with technology in no time, starting from the very basics of mouse usage.

NetLingo explains thousands of terms that define our life online, including the largest list of chat acronyms ;-)

Northstar Basic Computer Skills Assessment
Free online, self-guided modules which assess adult basic computer literacy skills and provide certification which may be required for employment.

Skillful Senior
Skillful Senior is a place for seniors to learn the computer skills they need. Email your grandchildren, get medical information on the Internet, etc.

Touch Typing Study
Touch Typing Study contains 15 lessons, a speed test, and games from which you can learn to type step-by-step, monitor your own progress, and have fun!