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Sound Foundations - Tutorials
Portal Tutoring is pleased to announce our Sound Foundations series of classes. These classes are divided into two series: Basic Computer Concepts, and our new module called System Access Mobile Network How To use Email. the Basic Computer Concepts classes cover basic concepts for learning to use your computer. They are a restatement and expansion of the Mini Blinds Series of pamphlets. Our new System Access Mobile Network series covers how to use the web mail client which is part of the System Access Mobile Network by Serotek.
If you would like to hear samples of our tutorials, click on the following link, you can either listen directly, or download the file for later perusal.
Sound Foundations #1 - The Windows Keyboard Are you just starting your journey with a computer? Have you just switched from a screen magnifier to a screen reader and are learning to locate the keys on your keyboard again? Perhaps you are a good typist, but you've just gotten a computer and have no idea what the specialized keys on the keyboard do? If the answers to any of these questions above is yes, then this class is for you. Taken from Portal Tutoring's Mini Blinds, The Windows Keyboard, this twenty minute class explores the Standard Windows Keyboard. It identifies each of the special keys and tells you what it does. This is a handy file to keep for reference.
Sound Foundations #2 - The Windows Desktop Want to know more about The Windows Desktop? Want to know how to make it work for you, help you to organize your computer, optimize your working environment? Do you have questions about renaming or deleting icons? What's this System Tray? Your answers are here, in this thirty minute class. Taken from Portal Tutoring's Mini Blinds, The Windows Desktop, this class answers all of your questions. Purchase this MP3 file and place it on the top of the stack of books and manuals you've got on that shelf.
Sound Foundations #3 - Mark, Cut, Copy and Paste In order to manipulate words, phrases, sentences and any amount of text in a computer's editor or word processing program, marking text, copying, cutting and pasting are essential tools. We also discuss deleting of text as it is also most useful. This quintet of tools will give you the skills you need to successfully edit all of your text documents.
Sound Foundations #4 - Files, Folders and Paths What is a file or a folder? Which goes into which and where do they go? What is a path, other than a place to stroll on? This tutorial introduces you to folder and file structure, the different kinds of major file types and how paths to these files and folders work. Understanding these concepts can enhance your computer experience and give you very much needed tools in your computer skill set.
Sound Foundations #5 - File Transfers How do I transfer files from my computer to an MP3 player, or a digital book player? How do I transfer files from a notetaker or camera to my computer? This tutorial introduces you to the operation of transferring data from your computer to other devices and vise versa.
Sound Foundations #6 - Word Processing Word Processing can be a simple process or it can be a complicated one. This class takes you through the steps of creating a simple Microsoft Word file, saving that file, and then retrieving that file for working on again.
Sound Foundations set - Get all six at a savings Now, you can purchase these sixSound Foundations tutorials for one reduced price. The six MP3 files, sent via the Internet, regularly almost $60, cost $50, a savings of nearly $10. If you prefer these files to be mailed to you on CD, the cost is $70.00, a savings of $13.
Sound Foundations, SAMN Module
Have you recently joined the System Access Mobile Network? Are you puzzled or confused about the web mail part of the network? Well, the SAMN Module, a series of classes from Portal Tutoring is what you want. These classes come in a module together. There are four of them: 1, Reading And Writing Email; 2, The Address Book; 3, File Attachments; and 4, The Spell Checker. If you would like the module emailed to you, the cost is $36.00. For a copy of this module mail to you on CD, the cost is $50.00.