A Learner's Guide to the Computer

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".

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.

This resource is provided by the web development company GrassRootsDesign. GrassRootsDesign does not reply to computer related questions. Please visit Wikipedia if you are looking for additional or more advanced information about computers.

There are two basic parts to a computer: Hardware & Software