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Can You Teach Computer 101?

Jul 25, 2011, 20:01 (0 Talkback[s])

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"While we were teaching a 101 class down at the Bruno Knaapen Technology Learning Center, we covered keyboard shortcuts. You and I know how much time they can save, but the computer novice has no clue.

"Many older adults finally get tired of not being able to receive emails from the grand kids and family so they grudgingly decide to at least try to learn the basics. Just teaching them to grasp the difference between left and right mouse clicks can test one's patience and compassion.

"As I ran through the different shortcuts, I demonstrated the F11 full screen feature. Most everyone met the discovery with assorted "meh" attitudes but one older lady sat with her face in her hands and was visibly affected. She asked me...."

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