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Computer Skills Center

Discover the Internet

Starting to Use the Internet

  • The Internet isn’t just for playing games or communicating with friends—it’s a place to get things done and find useful information. If you’re new to using the Web, start with this fun, step-by-step introduction and overview.

Connecting to the Internet

  • How does the internet know you are online? Where do I find browsers to surf the web? This video course answers those questions and covers opening websites, explains domain names and URLs, and more.

Learn About Websites and Search Engines

Navigating Websites

  • Knowing how to navigate the Internet is an essential skill. Use this course to learn all the basics of the Web—from using the address bar,

Using Search Engines to Find Websites and Answers

  • Did you know there are more than a billion websites in the world? It's no wonder that navigating through that much information seems daunting. This course shows you how to use search engines to find exactly what you're looking for, quickly and easily.

Using Your Email

Become an Email Expert

  • We use email all the time—but what exactly should you say in an email? How does email differ from face-to-face communication, letters, or phone calls? Learn the rules with this step-by-step guide.

Social Media Tools

Exploring Social Media

  • Many people are using Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn to connect with friends, loved ones, or to network to find jobs. This course introduces you to each social networking site, explains how to use it, and walks you through all the bells, whistles, and pitfalls. You'll also learn the ins and outs of email.

Internet Safety

Surfing Safely

  • Protect your data and stay safe on the Internet. This easy-to-understand course explains the threats and then shows you how to stay safe online by protecting your computer and avoiding scams. You'll also learn about online shopping, listening to podcasts, watching videos, and listening to music, all on the Web!