We encourage you to start with a brief self-assessment of your computer skills. Click on the "Where Are You?" Checklist tab.
Next, work through each of the tabs in order, or you can just pick any tab and start there.
This course will draw from multiple sources, and you will be asked to perform a variety of tasks. As with any course, it is important to keep track of where you are at.
Be sure to read any instructions posted. Some instructions and explanations will be presented as links. Links appear in blue. Clicking on links will open up documents or videos that are related to the topic covered in that section.
If you are a Parkland student, you can complete this course in Cobra.
Please Note: Clicking the enroll button on the resource will add that "course" to your My Courses widget with your other courses for quick and easy access.
If you are just starting out and need some help learning the basics of working with computers, below is a resource to get you started.
Northstar is a collection of online, self-guided modules that assess an individual's ability to perform basic tasks on computers and online. The modules focus on three main areas:
Parkland College is a Northstar Service Location. Please, see Sue Jones in the Learning Commons (R201) for more details.