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Computer Tutorials
Online tutorials are great if you can't make it to one of HPL's free computer classes - or if you just need a quick refresher. Browse the list below and find some fun and fast ways to sharpen your computer skills.

What Computer Skills Do I Need?
Check out the list of essential computer skills from local schools and employers.

Looking for a New Job

Manufacturing Employers View PDF
Non-Manufacturing Employers View PDF

Returning to School

UW Rock County View PDF
Blackhawk Technical College View PDF

Using a Mouse

  • Mousing Around
    How to use a mouse and visual vocabulary of a windows computer screen.
  • Mousercize
    A short how-to-use-a-mouse tutorial.
  • Mouserobics
    Another how-to-use-a-mouse tutorial. Includes mouse aerobics games to practice mouse skills.
  • Mouse Games
    Games to practice mouse skills.


Microsoft Office

  • Word and Excel
    Short online videos for specific actions and tasks in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Easy Excel
    Quick reference guide to a variety of Excel tasks and functions.
  • Self-Paced Training Courses
    Microsoft Office Online. Includes tutorials for advanced skills.
  • Custom Guide 
    Quick reference guides for common functions in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher.
  • In Pictures
    Visual instructions for specific actions and tasks in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Publisher

Word 2003 to Word 2007 Changes
Microsoft's Interactive: Word 2003 to Word 2007 Command Reference Guide

Excel 2003 to Excel 2007 Changes
Microsoft's Interactive: Excel 2003 to Excel 2007 Command Reference Guide

More Tutorials

  • BadgerLearn
    Online tips tricks and video clips on computer skills, and selecting and using consumer technology from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.
  • BITS Basic Computer Skills Course
    Learn essential computer skills like using the mouse and keyboard, creating documents, managing files, Using the internet, exploring social media and more! This is a series of online open courses from Wisconsin's Technical Colleges.
  • Gale Courses
    Free six-week-long online courses on software and apps like: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher and Project, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, Keyboarding, QuickBooks, CorelDRAW, JAVA Programming, Visual Basic, Web Design, Understanding the Cloud
  • GFC LearnFree
    Online lessons for computer use, job searching and money management supported by the Goodwill Community Foundation
  • Log on and Learn
    Computer skills lessons, with activities for practice.
  • Teacher Click
    A directory of computer tutorials.
  • TechBoomers
    Learn how to use popular web sites with tutorials on Facebook, Pinterest, Skype, Twitter, Overdrive, Ebay, eHarmony, fundamentals of the World Wide Web, Internet safety, and more!



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