McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

April 15, 2014

The McAlester Public Library offering free Computer Skills Workshop

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McALESTER — The McAlester Public Library will offer a free Computer Skills Workshop from April 16 to 18.

The hands-on workshop will be taught by computer technician Anthony Smart and each participant will have a computer to work with.  The class will be held from 2:30 until 4 p.m. each day and is limited to 10 students.

At the end of the three days, each participant will be able to:

• Identify hardware components

• Power on, off and restart a computer

• Recognize typical features of an application

• Print documents

• Use print preview before printing documents

• Understands the Start Menu and its features

• Has knowledge of drop-down menus, radio buttons, checkboxes etc.

• Minimal word processing

• Understands a browser and its features

• Understands and uses keywords in a simple search

• Understand key features of a webpage

• Interprets features of an inbox, compose message and retrieved message

• Retrieves and replies to an email

• Sends an attachment with an email

• Recognize spam and phishing attacks

To sign up, call the library during normal business hours at 918-426-0930.