Why computer basic skills?

The facts are clear! Basic computer skills are required for almost every job available today. Everyone needs to know some basic voaulary and aquire some basic skills with a computer.

Basic Vocabulary

1 -Arrow 6 -Drag & Drop
2 -Cursor 7 -Keyboard Shortcuts
3 -Program Window 8 -Right Click
4 -Minimize 9 -Left Click
5 -Maximize 10 -Document

Vocaulary Instructions

  1. Begin by opening a new WORD document and creating a centered heading titled "Basic Skills Vocabulary".
  2. The next step is to define and/or explain 'how to' for each vocabulary item. You may use your own current knowledge...if you are confident! If you are not 100% sure of the meaning...open a browser (Chrome or Firefox) and use your favorite search engine (google, yahoo, bing, etc.) to look up definitions/descriptions for the vocabulary words.
  3. You may work on this activity at home if you wish, but you will have time in class.
  4. Be prepared for the Computer Basics Quiz....so you can show your knowledge and skills with computer basics!

Basic Skills

We will work together as a class to demonstrate and practice the following basic computer skills:

1 -Left Click options: single, double, click-pause-click 6 -Ctrl + Mouse Wheel
2 -Right Click menu options 7 -Keyboard Shortcuts
3 -Minimize 8 -Snap to options
4 -Maximize 9 -Save & Save As
5 -Drag & Drop 10 -Arrow & Navigation Keys

Good luck with learning & practicing basic computer skills. Let me know if you have questions or if you are struggling with any of the vocabulary or skills.