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  1. BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS

  2. Components of the Computer • Identify the following components • Central Processing Unit (CPU) • Keyboard • Monitor • Removable Media • Mouse • Printer • Audio Output

  3. Central Processing Unit • Brain of the computer • Memory • Power Supply • Speed of the computer

  4. Keyboard • Enters information • Speaks to the CPU • Transfers information from CPU to Monitor

  5. Mouse • Pointing Device • Several Types • Functions • Left Mouse Button • Right Mouse Button • Wheel Button • Left-handed vs. Right-handed

  6. Monitor • Displays what you have requested from the CPU • Two Types • Flat LCD or LED • Box Design

  7. Removable Media • Storage that can be moved from computer to computer • Types Include: • CD (Compact Disk [DVD/Blu Ray]) • Memory Card • USB flash drive

  8. Printer • Creates a representation of the text or media on paper • Two basic types • Black and White laser • Color inkjet • Easy installation

  9. Audio Output • Speakers may be plugged into the green plug in order to hear sound from the computer. • Headphones may also be plugged into the green plug.

  10. Questions

  11. How do I turn the thing on! • Turn on the computer • Turn on the monitor • Turn on the CPU • Wait • Log on with the ID and password, if they are needed

  12. How do I turn the thing off! • Shut down the computer

  13. Questions

  14. Basic Operations • Move Stuff Around • Create a Folder • Create a Word Document • Type the Document • Save a Copy • Access the Internet

  15. Move Stuff Around • Employ the mouse • Drag an icon on the desktop

  16. Create a Folder • Right click on the desktop • Go to new and allow the arrow to expand • Select folder • Begin typing the name with the folder words highlighted • Click off the folder once you have completed the name

  17. Create a Word Document • Create the document • Click the Window Icon • Go to all Programs

  18. Create a Word Document • Go to Microsoft Office • Click on Microsoft Office Word

  19. Type the Document

  20. Save a Copy • Move cursor to the “save as” • Select the “Word Document” option

  21. Save a Copy A • Select where you want to save it • Choose a file name • Left Click Save B

  22. Practical Exercise Create a folder on the desk top and name it “Test.” Create a Word document and then save it as “my document” in the test folder.

  23. Question

  24. Access the Internet • Introduction to the Internet • E-Mail (Electronic Mail) • Uniform Resource Locator (URL) • Search Engine

  25. Develop E-mail Accounts Create an E-mail Account • Open the Internet • Open Google by typing it in the address bar • Go to the top right hand side of the Google page and left click on g-mail • Go to the top right hand side of the page and left click create an account • Type in your information • Left click the next step button • Create your profile or add a photo • Congratulations! You just created an e-mail

  26. Professional Email • Apply tips For a Professional E-mail Address • Stay Away From Things That Might Tip Off Your Age • Avoid Political, Gender, Or Religious References • Be Careful About Health References, Too • Keep It Simple, Stupid • Your safest bet? Your Name • Remember this is a professional email

  27. Open the Internet • Double-Click onInternet Explorer • Click on the website address • Press the Delete key on the keyboard • Type Http://jobs.mo.gov • Press the Enter key on the keyboard

  28. Navigate Missouri Jobs Site • Place your mouse on the top tool bar and left click on the find a job tab

  29. Navigate Missouri Jobs Site • Populate the job search box • Select the search button by left clicking it

  30. Navigate Missouri Jobs Site • Select the job that you want to view

  31. Navigate Missouri Jobs site • Select the job you want to apply for

  32. Navigate Missouri Jobs site • Apply for a position • Read the page concerning arrest and convictions • Follow the instruction to apply

  33. Questions