Learning Center

Improve Mouse Skills

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Mousercise offers computer fundamentals and teaches you how to use a mouse.

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MouseProgram.com presents tutorials for practicing and developing your mouse skills.

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Mouse Exercises offers several tutorials including a fun lesson on drawing with a mouse.

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JigZone teaches you how to drag and drop with a mouse by putting together online jigsaw puzzles.


Teach Yourself Typing

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Typing.com offers a free, online typing course, accessible anywhere straight from your web browser. Free registration required to track your progress.

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AlfaTyping teaches you touch typing using the qwerty keyboard layout. Registration required.

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Touch Typing Study helps you learn, practice and improve your typing speed and accuracy, all for free.

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Rapid Typing Tutor is a free software tool to improve one's typing skills. Free program download required.

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TypingMaster Typing Test is a free, full-featured typing tester for Windows. Free program download required.

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Typeracer helps you increase your typing speed while racing against others.

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Type Down - type as fast as possible to prevent the column of rising words from reaching the top.

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Die by the Word - type words to defeat an invading ninja army.

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Typing Karaoke - increase your WPM by typing as fast as you can along to the lyrics of popular songs.

 

 

 


Online Job Search Help

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Online Practice Job Application demonstrates the process of filling out an online application for employment.

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GCFLearnFree.org offers information and tutorials on many subjects, including job applications, job searching and becoming work ready.

 

 


Tips for Common Software

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Microsoft Office Training Center provides free, self-paced courses on programs like Excel, Word, PowerPoint and more.

 

 

 


Massive Open Online Courses

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Canvas is an open, online course network that connects students, teachers and institutions.

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Coursera is a social entrepreneurship company founded by computer science professors Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller from Stanford University.

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EdX is a not-for-profit enterprise with MIT and Harvard universities as founding partners.

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Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard, with the help of institutions like NASA, the Museum of Modern Art and MIT.

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MongoDB University offers free online courses to teach you how to build and deploy apps on MongoDB.

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Peer to Peer University is a non-profit online community based learning platform, founded with funding from the Hewlett Foundation and the Shuttleworth Foundation.

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Udacity is an online university that offers Nanodegree programs and credentials, designed so professionals become Web Developers, Data Analysts, Mobile Developers and more.

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Udemy is an online learning platform that offers courses in many fields, from programming to yoga to photography, all on-demand, so students can learn at their own pace.

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University of the People is a tuition-free, non-profit online academic institution offering undergraduate programs in Business Administration and Computer Science.

 

 

 


Financial Aid for Students

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Accredited Schools Online allows you to explore many online education options and outlines the various forms of financial aid available to online learners.

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MoneyGeek offers a comprehensive guide to help you understand common (and uncommon) ways of financing your education.