Computer & Smartphone Basics Course

This course is designed to introduce you to the basic skills necessary to use a computer and smartphone.


This course costs $75 ($7.50) with the option for financial aid for those in need.

  • 1Lesson 1 - What Makes a Computer, a Computer?
  • Technology, Computer, Hardware, Software, Input, Output, Processing, Storage, Application, Icon, Button, Menu, Window, Messages App, Contacts App

  • 2Lesson 2 - The Mouse
  • Desktop, Laptop, Tablet, Smartphone, Wearables, PC, Mac, Mouse, Trackpad, Clicking, Rollover, Double-Clicking, Drag and Drop, Weather App, Calendar App

  • 3Lesson 3 - The Keyboard
  • Keyboard, Pages, Microsoft Word, New Document, Templates, Cursor, Highlight, Text Color, Save, Print, Camera App

  • 4Lesson 4 - The Internet
  • World Wide Web, Internet Browser, Website, Google, Web Address, Search Bar, Questions, Reading/News, Shopping, Calculations, Photos, Map, Clock App

  • 5Lesson 5 - Email (part 1)
  • Email, Email Address, Username, Email Provider, Domain, Email Account, Sign In, Sign Out, Compose, Inbox, Sent, Sending an Email, To, CC, BCC, Subject, Body, Attachments, Formatting Text, Send, Photos App, Stocks App

  • 6Lesson 6 - Email (part 2)
  • Responding to an Email, Delete, Reply, Forward, Print, Snooze, Internet App, Calculator App

  • 7Lesson 7 - Task Day
  • Review, Email App, Voice Assistance, Siri

  • 8Lesson 8 - Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Word, Bold, Italicize, Underline, Color, Font, Size, Highlight, Smart Lookup, Adding an Image, Print, Save, FaceTime App, Phone App

  • 9Lesson 9 - Common Websites
  • Shopping, YouTube, Common Websites, Amazon, FreshDirect, Barnes & Noble, Gap, Filter, Add to Cart, Play, Pause, Volume, Full Screen, News App, Reminders App

  • 10Lesson 10 - Final Class
  • Maps, Transit, Satellite, Directions, Jeopardy Review Game, Congratulations

Additional Course Info:

Once purchasing the course, you have access to the content forever, giving you the ability to revisit previous lessons at anytime!
Each video lesson is ~30 minutes and is supplemented by a 20-30 minute homework assignment.
Assuming you partake in one lesson each week, this course is projected to take you 10 weeks.
If you complete the course in its entirety, you will receive a professional certificate from Mittler Senior Technology.
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