Computers 101

Course Description

Computers 101 — Getting Computer Savvy

Designed and recommended for the new computer user. Develop the skills you need to effectively operate a computer. Class is slow-paced with no computer experience required and with minimal typing involved. Learn how to navigate these features: the desktop, basic word processing, spreadsheets, along with hands-on exercises for a successful learning experience. Please visit the BRCC bookstore to purchase required books and supplies before class begins.

Sessions: 5 three-hour weekly class periods for a total of 15 hours

Course Requirements

Text: Welcome to Computer Basics, MS Windows 10 and Office Online ISBN-13: 978-1-59136-791-8

Prerequisites: No prior courses or experience necessary


  • Chapter 1: Getting Your First Look

  • Chapter 2: Starting and Controlling Apps

  • Chapter 3: Creating an Online Account

  • Chapter 4: Working with Apps

  • Chapter 5: Using Email (Alternate Online Resources: Email Basics, Windows 10 Mail App.)

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