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November 2001 Instructor: Shayna Keces 236-0302, ext. 441 Learning to Use a Computer How to use a mouse and keyboard.

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1 November 2001 Instructor: Shayna Keces , ext. 441 Learning to Use a Computer How to use a mouse and keyboard

2 Agenda What is a computer Introducing the Keyboard Introducing the Mouse Mouse Tutorials Scrolling practice Further study

3 What is a personal computer screen box, tower, etc. motherboard hard drive floppy drive cdrom keyboard and mouse peripherals

4 Operating system program used to control computer, link between user and internal working of computer and programs Windows vs. Mac vs. Linux

5 Windows Windows 95, 98, 2000, ME, NT, XP? Desktop and icons Task bar Start button Programs

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8 Delete Key Backspace Key

9 Keyboard keys Enter Page up, Page down F1-F12 Esc Shift key CTL, ALT Arrows Backspace, Delete Any key

10 Mouse pointing device that moves pointer or cursor point and click (tip of the arrow is the point) left and right buttons start programs - 1 click vs 2 clicks highlight text (click and drag) practice makes perfect

11 Mouse, Step by Step Anchor by holding with thumb on left side and last two or three fingers on right side Click lightly with index finger Keep mouse upright with cord away from you and move side to side and up and down Keep mouse on mousepad

12 Mouse tutorial

13 Pages to practice mouse control Mousercise rials/mouse/page1.html Gopher game

14 Scrolling pages Mouse Click on up and down arrows Click on top of and below that darker box without touching the box Click and drag the darker box Keyboard (make sure cursor is on page) Use arrow keys Use page up, page down, home and end

15 Further study - Books Stokes, Abby. It’s never too late to love a computer S874 Colmer, Rebecca Sharp. The Senior’s guide to easy computing C715 Russ, Walter. The secret guide to computers : the world's top-rated computer tutorial W Gookin, Dan. PCs for dummies G659pc 1998

16 Further study – Internet sites Computer training tutorials ials/index.html How to use a computer keyboard m m EasyType online typing course, free registration required only available evenings and weekends Typing Pal online also provides a free course at


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