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  • Buying a Plane Ticket

    Learn how to search for and buy plane tickets online.

  • Creating a Basic Budget with Excel

    Learn basic computer skills needed to create a basic household budget using spreadsheet programs like Microsoft Excel. Skills include creating a spreadsheet, entering data, writing formulas, applying formatting, inserting rows, and copying data to paste into a new sheet.

  • Dropbox

    In this free tutorial, learn how to use this popular cloud-based storage service to keep files safe and sound.

  • Google Docs

    Google Docs is an online word processing application provided by Google. With Google Docs, you can create, share, and edit documents in your web browser—no special software is necessary!

  • Google Drive

    Google Drive is a cloud storage service from Google. With up to 15 GB of space for free, you can store photos, documents, videos, and more in just a few clicks.

  • Google Forms

    Google Forms is a web-based program that allows you to create free online surveys, polls, and quizzes. With Google Forms, you can create, edit, personalize, and share surveys in your web browser—no special software is necessary!

  • Google Photos

    Google Photos is an online storage service that allows you to save, organize, and share all your favorite photographs.

  • Google Sheets

    Google Sheets is a web-based program for creating and editing spreadsheets. With Google Sheets, you can create, share, and edit spreadsheets in your web browser—no special software is necessary!

  • Google Slides

    Google Slides is a web-based program for creating and editing presentations. With Google Slides, you can create, share, edit, and present slideshows in your web browser—no special software is necessary!

  • Microsoft Office: Excel

    Excel is a spreadsheet program that allows you to store, organize, and analyze information. While you may believe Excel is only used by certain people to process complicated data, anyone can learn how to take advantage of the program’s powerful features. Whether you’re keeping a budget, organizing a training log, or creating an invoice, Excel makes it easy to work with different types of data.
  • Microsoft Office: PowerPoint

    PowerPoint is a presentation program that allows you to create dynamic slide presentations. These presentations can include animation, narration, images, videos, and much more. In this lesson, you’ll learn your way around the PowerPoint environment, including the Ribbon, Quick Access Toolbar, and Backstage view.

  • Microsoft Office: Publisher

    Microsoft Office Publisher is a desktop publishing software application capable of producing greeting cards, certificates, newsletters, and other printed publications.

  • Microsoft Office: Word

    Microsoft Word is a word processing application that allows you to create a variety of documents, including letters, resumes, and more. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to navigate the Word interface and become familiar with some of its most important features, such as the Ribbon, Quick Access Toolbar, and Backstage view.

  • Microsoft Outlook

    Outlook organizes your emails, calendars, contacts, tasks, and to-do lists, all in one place.

  • Microsoft Word

    Learn how to create, format, and save a document in Microsoft Word.

  • Online Health Information

    The Internet is a common place to look for health information. This course will help you understand how to access reliable sources for health information, and how to avoid potentially harmful information.

  • Popular Software Skills Center

    Learn to use the most popular software programs from Microsoft Office, along with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, and the Windows operating system.

  • Using Healthcare.gov to Enroll in Health Insurance

    Learn the basics of how to enroll in health insurance using healthcare.gov. This course looks at the process of determining eligibility, preparing to enroll, creating an account, and finding local help to successfully enroll in a health insurance plan as a part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as “Obamacare”.

  • Using MyHealthFinder for Preventive Care

    Most health plans, including plans available through the Health Insurance Marketplace, must cover a set of preventive services such as shots or vaccines, and screening tests at no cost to you only when they are delivered by a provider in your plan’s network. Using health.gov/myhealthfinder you’ll see many common recommendations such as diet counseling, depression screening, blood pressure screening, and a long list of immunization vaccines to prevent measles, the flu, and mumps, and more. Recommendations vary based on age, sex, family history, and other reasons.

  • Using the Web to Get Stuff Done

    In this free tutorial, learn more about how to use the Internet to buy and sell items, find a home or an online review, use Wikipedia, and do more.

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