10-Week Course

Beyond the Basics

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Course Description

This 10-week, PC-based course expands on the concepts and skills taught in Computer Basics and explores the internet as an everyday resource. You’ll improve your research skills; explore more email features; use Google Drive, Photos, and Docs; and go over how to stay safe online. You’ll also learn how the internet can be a great source for entertainment, health information, and more! This course is a good opportunity to expand your ability to use computers to improve and enrich your daily life.

Course Prerequisites

You must have an email address that you use and be comfortable navigating the internet. To get the most out of this course, you should also be willing to open a Gmail account if you don’t already have one.