TEAL Mobile Computer Lab Program
Do your patrons need more help with computers? Do they need to upgrade their job hunting or work skills? TEAL can help! Our experienced technology trainers can provide the following classes at your library for your patrons free of charge:
Computer Basics is a two hour course designed to familiarize students new to computers with basic computer terminology, hardware, software, input (mouse and keyboard) and output (printer and external storage) devices, as well as the Microsoft Windows file structure.
Internet & Cyber-Safety is a two hour course designed to familiarize students with web browser basics, search engines, and search strategies. Ethical and safety concerns will also be considered.
Email is a two hour course designed to introduce students to email and other forms of electronic communication. Students will learn how to register for an email account, navigate an email interface, compose, send and receive messages, manage a contact list, and upload and download attachments. The course will also provide a brief overview of safety concerns and social networking.
Introduction to Microsoft Word is a two hour course designed to familiarize students with the common terminology, screen components and functions of Microsoft Word. Emphasis will be placed on proper document formatting techniques, file naming and file management conventions.
Introduction to Microsoft Excel is a two hour course designed to familiarize students with the common terminology, screen components and functions of Microsoft Excel. Emphasis will be placed on file naming and file management conventions. Students will create a working budget that they can save and use in their personal lives.
Resume Writing is a two hour course designed to instruct students how to craft a resume for a 21st century job search. Students will learn how to use computer resources to write, format, and distribute a resume that accurately reflects their skills, experience, and educational background.
Online Job Search is a two hour course that will provide students with strategies to conduct an effective online job search. Students will learn how to access job sites on the web, use job search engines, and fill out online applications. The course also includes a self-evaluation of skills and tips on how to guard the jobseeker’s privacy during the job search.