DigitalLearn.org is a collection of self-directed tutorials for end-users to increase their digital literacy. Modules are video-based with narration, 6 to 22 minutes long, written in plain language. The modules help learners practice basic skills like using a mouse, creating an email address, navigating a website and more. Once learners have practiced the basics, they can move on to more specific topics to help them apply for a job, be productive, connect with friends and family, and to stay safe online. Intermediate courses include searching online for quality health information, using Microsoft Word, applying for jobs and much more!
From Microsoft Office and email, to reading, math, and more—GCFLearnFree.org offers more than 200 topics, including more than 7,000 lessons, more than 1,000 videos, and more than 50 interactives and games, completely free. Other topics covered are personal finance, navigating social media, English as a Second Language, and career planning.
These computer skills courses range from Getting Started with Computers to lessons on the Internet, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and many more programs (including Illustrator and PhotoShop). Courses run from 23 minutes long (Communicating with E-mail and Instant Messaging) to over 6 hours (Adobe Photoshop CS6 Basic) with each courses broken into chapters which can be rewatched or skipped, as needed.
When learning about computers, accurate keyboard skills are important. These practice games will help increase your speed and accuracy, increasing your job skills.