Learn more about the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). The ACP helps families and households with affordable internet service. In this course, you will learn about the ACP program, program eligibility, guidelines, how to apply, and how to use the benefit.
Never used a search engine before? This class will help you learn about search engines and get you starting searching the internet. We will also cover some advanced search tools and advertisements in search.
If you’re new to computers or just want to update your skills, you’ve come to the right place. Lessons include: What is a Computer?, Hardware Basics, Software Basics, Using a Computer, Using the Internet, Safety and Maintenance, and More!
This tutorial is designed to help people learn to adapt to technological changes. This module isn’t a specific how-to on using the internet or devices. Instead, this tutorial discusses higher-level principles that should guide interactions with technology.
Getting Started on a Computer
Learn about what a computer is and how to use a mouse and keyboard.
Intro to Email
New to email? This is the perfect class to get you started using email. Learn what email is, how to set up an account, how to reply to and send emails, and more.
Intro to Email 2: Beyond the Basics
After you have mastered the basics, learn how to do more with your email account.
Intro to Searching Videos on YouTube
YouTube is a common place to look for videos for entertainment, instruction, information, and more! This course will help you understand how to search for and play videos on YouTube, and how to utilize the new functions that come with creating an account.
Introduction to Google Maps
Learners will be introduced to the many different functions of Google Maps as a way to find locations and directions to destinations, and using different methods of transportation. Learners will:
Practice searching and getting directions
Explore locations using different map views
Manipulate the map using the mouse
Review various functions and information displayed in the knowledge pane.
Use this interactive tutorial to learn how to use a computer mouse.
Navigating a Website
Learn to navigate your way around websites.
Using a Chromebook
This tutorial is designed to give you the basic rundown of using a Chromebook. We’ll cover the basics of what they can do, common terms, and how they differ from other types of personal computers.
The Idaho Commission for Libraries would like to thank the North Vancouver City Library for creating this tutorial and making it reusable. With this in mind, you will find some links and references that are not relevant for users in Idaho.
Using a Mac (OS 11)
If you know a bit about using a mouse and keyboard but don’t know your way around using a computer just yet, this is the class for you. Learn how to use a computer running the Mac OS 11 Operating System.
Using a Mac (OS X)
If you know a bit about using a mouse and keyboard but don’t know your way around using a computer just yet, this is the class for you. Learn how to use a Mac (Apple) with the OS X Operating System.
Using a PC (Windows 10)
If you know a bit about using a mouse and keyboard but don’t know your way around using a computer just yet, this is the class for you. Learn how to use a PC (Personal Computer) with the Windows 10 Operating System.
Using a PC (Windows 7)
If you know a bit about using a mouse and keyboard but don’t know your way around using a computer just yet, this is the class for you. Learn how to use a PC (Personal Computer) with the Windows 7 Operating System.
Why Use a Computer?
Do you ever wonder why you should take the time and effort to learn to use a computer? If you are new to using computers you may think that it is too hard, too expensive, or not for people like you. You are not alone. Take this course to learn why using a computer can be worth the time and effort, and to take a closer look at what steps you can take to learn computers one skill at a time.
Idaho Digital Skills is provided by the Idaho Commission for Libraries and assisted with funds from the Library Services and Technologies Act through the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).