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Powerpoint Computer Class
TODAY IS THE FIRST STEP
TO A BRIGHTER FUTURE
PRESENTED TO YOU BY
WHAT IS AN OPERATING SYSTEM?
The Operating System was created in 1980’s
Allows users to communicate with computer
Stores information in files
WHAT IS A COMPUTER MOUSE?
It is a tool used to select an item or display a menu by clicking the left
or the right button
Allows you to scroll through webpages by turning the scroll bar
It gives you a way to tell the computer what it is you want to do
CAPITALIZE YOUR FONT/LETTERS
Holding down the “Shift” while typing a letter will allow you to capitalize
Holding down the “Shift” will allow you to type special characters
If you hold down the “Caps Lock” it will allow you to continuously type
words in all capital letters without holding down the “Shift” key
IDENTIFYING WHAT IS ON YOUR KEYBOARD
The buttons on your keyboard are called keys
WHAT IS A KEYBOARD?
Software/programs allow you to perform specific tasks
They can allow you to access and browse the Internet
You can communicate with a person through video in another country
You can keep your banking records organized
You can protect your computer
What are some types of Software?
WHAT IS MICROSOFT OFFICE?
Creates text documents
Communicate through email over The World Wide Web
How to access Microsoft Word on a computer
• Hold your mouse and hover your
pointer over the “Start” button on the
bottom left of your desktop.
• Now with your pointer finger push
on the left “select” button
• Now you will see the all
• Hover your pointer over the
all programs and push the
left “select” button
MICROSOFT WORD BASICS
Creating a new document Selecting your preferences
Once you have selected your font size and your font style
then you are now ready to begin.
Once you have created your document then you have the option to save,
print or delete it
When you see a red line under the text then you know it is misspelled
When you see a green line that means a grammar error has occurred
Grab your mouse
Left click on the “file” tab
Then you will see this window
This window will appear.
You may now give your document
Saving your document
PRINTING YOUR DOCUMENT
This notification will appear on the
bottom right hand corner of your
This window will open
• Open Microsoft Word
• Select the file tab
• Select open • By clicking the open icon then your document will
OPENING YOUR DOCUMENT
• This window should appear
HOW DO YOU OPEN, CLOSE AND MINIMIZE YOUR
To minimize a window brings it down to the taskbar
Maximize or Restore brings it back to full screen
“X” closes a program or window
WHAT IS THE INTERNET?
The Internet is how we communicate with the world through
research, job searching, pictures and social media
The Internet is also referred to as The World Wide Web
It provides us with a connection to the outside world with a click
of your mouse.
WHAT IS A WEB BROWSER?
Application tool used to access the Internet
There are many different types of web browsers
WHAT IS A SEARCH ENGINE?
A search engine is a specialized website that helps you find exactly
what you are looking for on the Internet using keywords.
Many different search engines to
choose from the choice is yours
• Keywords provide your search engine
with the exact person, place or thing you
are looking for
• Know what it is you are looking for
• Be sure to specify the location of what you
are looking for if you are looking for a
• When job searching never give anyone
your credit information
WHAT IS AN EMAIL ADDRESS?
A virtual address in which you send and receive digital
messages through the Internet
Is necessary to allow you to apply for job opportunities
Identifies you to an employer as a way to contact you
Allows others to contact you without coming to your
Resumes should always be uploaded to your email to
simplify the job application process
TIME TO VISIT THE WORLD WIDE WEB
• With your mouse “select”
• “Select” Internet Explorer
• This window should appear
• Hover your pointer in the window with
the magnifying glass
• Insert your cursor here
THIS CONCLUDES TODAYS LESSON.
WE HOPE THE TOOLS WE HAVE
GIVEN YOU WILL HELP YOU BE THE
BEST YOU CAN BE.
GOOD LUCK! Created by
Diana J. Roireau
West Valley AJCC