Winnefox Tech Skills Center

Learn technology skills at your own pace by watching these video tutorials on popular software and computer basics.

Technology Basics at GCFLearnFree (hearing loss-friendly)

• Computer basics: how to use a mouse, mobile devices, and a typing tutorial
• Email and Gmail basics
• Internet and email safety strategies, skills, and mindset needed to protect yourself, your computer, and your privacy
• Internet basics and tips, and using search engines
• Web browsers: Chrome, Edge, Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari
• Windows 10, 8, 7, XP, 98, and Mac OS X
• Copyright and fair use, and avoiding plagarism
• Etsy, eBay, Dropbox, and Prezi
• Linux Mint and Ubuntu operating systems


DigitalLearn (en Español tambien; hearing loss-friendly)

• Computer basics: how to use a mouse and keyboard
• Websites and search engines
• Password basics, internet privacy and online scams; learn how to be safer online
• Email basics: set up an account, and send and reply to emails
• Windows 7, Windows 10, and Mac OS X
• Microsoft Word: create, format, and save documents and résumés
• Cloud Storage: what it is, and how it helps you
• Skype: learn how to make video calls
• Facebook: sign up, find friends, and privacy settings
• Plane tickets: search for and buy plane tickets online


Computer Courses from TechBoomers (hearing loss-friendly)

• Internet basics: privacy, safety, passwords, Wi-Fi
• Communicating: Gmail, WhatsApp, WeChat, Skype
• Utilities: Google Drive, Dropbox, Evernote
• Social media: Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr, Twitter
• Relationships: eHarmony,, Tinder, OkCupid
• Photos: Instagram, Flickr, Snapchat
• Shopping: eBay, Amazon, Priceline, PayPal, Craigslist
• Entertainment: Netflix, Hulu, HBO Now, YouTube
• Music: Pandora, Soundcloud, Spotify


Basic Computer Skills Course from Wisc-Online

• Computer basics: how to use a mouse, keyboard, and printer
• Computer hardware, PC vs Mac, phones, tablets, eBook readers
• Windows 7, desktop applications, text size, software
• Microsoft Word: create, edit, and manage documents
• Email basics: write & send messages, create email attachments, netiquette & safety
• Files and folders: create, organize, search, make back-ups
• Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram
• Identity safety, privacy, security, passwords


Tecnología Habilidades a GCFAprendeLibre

• Windows 7, 8, XP y 98, Mac OS
• Navegadores web: Internet Explorer 9, Chrome
• Microsoft Office: Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
• Redes sociales: Facebook, WhatsApp, Skype, LinkedIn
• Seguridad en internet y virus informáticos y antivirus


Computer Skills Center at LearningExpress

• Computer basics: desktop applications, safety, maintenance
• Internet basics: email, social media, safety
• Microsoft Office: Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, SharePoint Designer, Visio, Word
• Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop graphics software
• Windows 10, 8, 7, and XP


Technology Basics at GCFLearnFree in other languages

• Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian), Mandarin Chinese, Français (French), Russian, Norsk (Norwegian)


Microsoft Office Training Center (hearing loss-friendly)

• Office 365, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, OneNote, Access, Skype, Project, Publisher


Computer Science Courses from Wisc-Online

• Programming: debugging, C#, strings, variables, C++
• IT skills: cloud computing, software development
• Databases: database types, data manipulation language
• Networking: bandwidth, IP addresses, name servers, FTP
• Security: firewalls, VPN, malware, denial of service attacks
• IT Support: wireless hardware, Raspberry Pi
• Web development: HTML, JavaScript, UX design, SEO


Computing at Khan Academy (hearing loss-friendly)

• Programming, logic & if statements, looping, debugging
• Computer science, algorithms, cryptography
• Creating webpages, HTML, CSS, JavaScript
• Creating SQL databases
• Hour of Code for ages 8 & up: use JavaScript to draw with code, create webpages with HTML & CSS, create databases using SQL

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