This learner's guide is a long term project inspired by twelve years of teaching computers. The guide is being developed and updated as time permits.
Keywords and technical terms are in bold.
Please use this guide and give the URL (address) to friends who are starting out. There is a page to provide feed-back at the end.
To move through this tutorial use the Back << or Next >> buttons at the top or bottom of each page or jump to a specific page with the drop-down menu at the top of the page.
To read through the entire collection of Introduction to Computers documents click your mouse button below on the words "Click here to begin".
The Quiz menu, to the left, has links to quizzes that let you test your skills in that section.
This is Version 5 of the guide. Comments are appreciated. If you notice a mistake please click Corrections and paste the mistake into the form that appears.
There are two basic parts to a computer: Hardware & Software
Last updated: February 18, 2021