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This page contains materials related to our computer classes, including:

  • Lesson plans (referred to as “step-by-step guides”)
  • Handouts
  • Practice exercises
  • Supporting files

The classes are tailored to the computers in the Computer Lab. The Computer Lab computers use Windows 7, Internet Explorer 11, and Microsoft Office 2010.

Computer Basics

Session 1

Handouts
Computer Basics Glossary
Handout 1 - Accessing the Class Resources Page
Handout 2 - Keyboard Guide
Handout 3 - Steps for Copy and Paste
Handout 4 - Mouse Guide
Handout 5 - Components of the MC-NPL Lab Computers

Self Study
Computer Basics Session 1 Self-Study Guide
Keyboard Guide
Keyboard Practice Instructions

Supporting Files
Mouse Tutorial
Mousercise
Sample Form Exercise

Session 2
Computer Basics Session 2 Step-by-Step Guide

Exercises
Computer Basics Skills Test (for Home Students)

Handouts
Handout 6 - Windows Desktop
Handout 7 - Windows 7 Start Button
Handout 8 - Common Windows Elements

Supplemental Materials
How to Copy and Paste with a Touchpad

Internet
Internet Step-by-Step Guide
Introduction to the Internet

Handouts
Handout 1 - Internet Explorer 11 Web Browser
Handout 2 - Internet Explorer Address-Search Bar
Handout 3 - Creating a Strong Password
Handout 4 - Web Searching with Google
Handout 5 - Improve your Search Experience
Internet Glossary

Supplemental Materials
Optional Form Exercise
Setting Your Homepage
Working with Search Providers

File Management
File Management Step-by-Step Guide

Exercise
File Management Practice Exercise Instructions
File Management Practice Exercise Results

Handouts
File Management Glossary
Handout 1 - Computer Window
Handout 2 - Creating Electronic Folders

Supporting Files
Heating Oil Records.xlsx
Recipes.docx
Resume.docx
Taxes.xlsx

Microsoft Word 2010
Word 2010 Step-by-Step Guide

Session 1

Exercise
Word 2010 Practice Exercise Instructions
Word 2010 Practice File Complete
Word 2010 Practice File

Handouts
Handout 1 - Ribbon
Handout 2 - Saving a File to a Flash Drive
Handout 3 - Safe Removal of a Flash Drive
Handout 4 - Keyboard Navigation
Word 2010 Quick Reference

Supporting Files
Blues Music.docx
Car Sale Flyer.docx
Internet Policy.docx

Session 2

Exercise
Word 2010 Practice Exercise 2 Instructions
Word 2010 Practice File 2 Complete
Word 2010 Practice File 2

Supporting Files
volunteer application.doc

Session 3

Exercises
Word 2010 Practice Exercise 3 Instructions
Work 2010 Practice File 3 Complete
Work 2010 Practice File 3

Handouts
Handout 5 - Tables
Handout 6 - Resize Handles and Wrapping Styles

Supporting Files
Orchid.jpg
red-roses-photo.jpg

Supplemental Material
Donations List
Source Document Finished
Source Document
merge letter

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
PowerPoint 2010 Step by Step Guide

Exercises
PowerPoint Practice Exercise 1 Complete
PowerPoint Practice Exercise 1 Instructions
PowerPoint Practice Exercise 2 Complete
PowerPoint Practice Exercise 2 Instructions

Handouts
Handout 1 - Ribbon
Handout 2 - Print Layouts
Handout 3 - Making Professional Presentations
PowerPoint 2010 Quick Reference Guide

Supporting Files
BandBoostersMeeting.pptx
BusinessProfile.pptx
FlashCards.pptx
GoingGreen.pptx
My Budget Spreadsheet.xlsx
New York.jpg
Paris.jpg
PetSlideShow.pptx
TriviaNight.pptx
WellnessPlan.pptx
Wildlife-frame.png
Wildlife.wmv
biplane.gif
blood pressure.png
sky.jpg
snoopy.gif
vermont.jpg

Microsoft Excel 2010
Microsoft Excel 2010 Step by Step Guide

Exercises
Excel Practice Exercise 1 Complete
Excel Practice Exercise 1 Instructions
Excel Practice Exercise 1
Excel Practice Exercise 2 Complete
Excel Practice Exercise 2 Instructions
Excel Practice Exercise 2

Handouts
Excel 2010 Quick Reference Guide
Handout 1 - Ribbon
Handout 2 - Mouse Pointers
Handout 3
Handout 4 - Precedence of Operations
Handout 5

Supporting Files
Conference Registrants Completed.xlsx
Conference Registrants.xlsx
EquipmentLog.xlsx
Excel 2010 Introduction.pptx
Finance.xlsx
Monthly Income.xlsx
My Budget (end of session 1).xlsx
My Budget (end of session 2).xlsx
My Budget (end of session 3).xlsx
Questionnaire Statistics Completed.xlsx
Questionnaire Statistics.xlsx

The Cloud
Google Drive Step-by-Step Guide (Google Doc)
Google Drive Step-by-Step Guide (PDF)

Handouts
Handout 1 - Google Drive Home Screen
Handout 2 - The Cloud Demystified
Handout 3 - Class Resources

Supporting Files
Library Of Congress.jpg

Create a Website
Creating a Website Slides
Creating a Website Step-by-Step Guide

Handouts
Handout 1 - The Dashboard
Handout 2 - Free Image Websites
Handout 3 - Steps to Create a Page
Handout 4 - The Editor
Handout 5 - Steps to Add Pages to the Menu

Supporting Files
PayPal BUTTON IMAGE code.txt
PayPal LINK code.txt
PayPal PLACEHOLDER code.txt
PayPal link and image complete.txt
necklace description.txt
necklace.jpg