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1)... Editor's Greeting

2)... Best New Free Microsoft Office Training & Tutorial Sites

3)... The Best New Free Training Sites for Flash, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, FrontPage, & other Adobe / Macromedia Applications

4)... Best New Free Web Development Training Sites

5)... Best New Free Windows, Linux, Hardware & Computer Training

6)... Software, Office and Computer Sites Worth Mentioning

7)... Question of the Month about Software Training

8)... Please Support Our Computer Training Mission

 



1) Editor's Greeting:

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2) The Best New Free Microsoft Office Training & Tutorial Sites:

This section of our newsletter contains the best new Free Microsoft Office training and tutorial sites that we have found and researched in the last few weeks.

Microsoft Office 2000 is a software suite that consists of different applications that perform various activities. MS Office 2000 is by far the most widely recognized software suite in the world.

 

Quick Reference Guides from the University of Maryland:  
http://www.acctrain.umd.edu/...quick_references.html


Excel 2000
(374kb, 6 pages pdf):
http://www.acctrain.umd.edu/...excel2000_quick_reference.PDF

Word 2000 (475kb, 6 pages pdf):
http://www.acctrain.umd.edu/...word2000_quick_ref.PDF

PowerPoint 2000 (389kb, 6 pages pdf):
http://www.acctrain.umd.edu/...powerpoint2000_quick_reference.PDF

 



Tutorials from Ball State University Computing Services: 

http://www.bsu.edu/web/ucs/tutorials/


Word 2002 - Introduction:
http://www.bsu.edu/ucs/article/0,1370,6264-1981-10466,00.html  
This introductory material gets you acquainted with Word 2002, and provides information on such topics as document privacy and security, navigation through Word, drawing canvas, auto-correction features and more.

Word 2002 - Mail Merge:
http://www.bsu.edu/ucs/article/0,1370,6264-1981-10467,00.html  
Mail Merge is a function that will allow you to send letters to a group of people and personalize the results of the letter that each person receives. This document describes how to do that with Word 2002

Word 2002 - Creating a Folded Booklet:
http://www.bsu.edu/ucs/article/0,1370,6264-1981-10464,00.html  
This handout walks you through the steps of using Word 2002 to create a booklet with a center fold.

PowerPoint: Creating a Presentation:
http://www.bsu.edu/ucs/article/0,1370,6264-1981-11615,00.html  
Instructions on using Microsoft PowerPoint to create presentations.

PowerPoint: Save a Presentation as Web Pages: 
http://www.bsu.edu/ucs/article/0,1370,6264-1981-11616,00.html
 
Users can share presentations by saving them as Web pages and then posting them on the Internet or a company intranet.

Notes and Graphics for PowerPoint Multimedia Presentation:  
http://www.bsu.edu/ucs/article/0,1370,6264-1981-11617,00.html

 



Tutorials - User and Instructor Manuals for Microsoft Office XP:
 
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/workshops.shtml?tutorials


Office XP Overview User Manual
(17 pages):
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/OfficeXP_User.pdf

Office XP Overview Instructor Manual (19 pages):
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/OfficeXP_Instructor.pdf

 



Microsoft Office, Windows, Email and Internet Manuals: 

http://inside.bard.edu/training/Manuals.htm


Microsoft Word Tasks: Mail Merge:
http://inside.bard.edu/...PDFs/Mail%20Merge.PDF

Microsoft Word Tasks: Styles:
http://inside.bard.edu/...Intro%20to%20Styles.PDF

Introduction to Microsoft Excel:
http://inside.bard.edu/...Excel%20Basic%20Level%20Manual.PDF

Microsoft Excel: Formulas & Functions:
http://inside.bard.edu/...Formulas%20and%20Functions.PDF

Microsoft Access:
http://inside.bard.edu/...Access%20Manual.PDF

Microsoft Publisher:
http://inside.bard.edu/...Publisher%20Manual.PDF

Netscape Mail:
http://inside.bard.edu/...Netscape%20Mail%20Manual.PDF

Internet Research:
http://inside.bard.edu/...Internet%20Research.PDF

Uploading Files & Configuring Web Space:
http://inside.bard.edu/...Uploading%20Files.PDF

 



Free Training from Wellesley College:

PC Documentation for Software:
http://www.wellesley.edu/Computing/pc.html

What's New in Word 2002/XP:
http://www.wellesley.edu/...Word02/word02.html

Creating Forms in Word 02/XP:
http://www.wellesley.edu/.../02forms/02forms.html

Mail Merge in Word 2002/XP:
http://www.wellesley.edu/.../MailMerge02/mailmerge02.html

Word 97 Basics:
http://www.wellesley.edu/...word97.html

FAQ for Word 97:
http://www.wellesley.edu/...wordfaqs.html

Using Forms in Word 97:
http://www.wellesley.edu/...formtemplates.html

Using Mail Merge to Create Labels in Word 97: 
http://www.wellesley.edu/...labelspc.html

Using Mail Merge to Create Form Letters in Word 97: 
http://www.wellesley.edu/...form.html

Using Word 97 for Research Papers and Long Documents:
http://www.wellesley.edu/...o98longdocs.html

How to Use Automatic Formatting to Turn File Names into Hyperlinks in Word:
http://www.wellesley.edu/...hyperlinks.html

What New in Excel 2002:
http://www.wellesley.edu/...excel02.html

Installing Equation Editor in Excel:
http://www.wellesley.edu/...equation_editor.html

Access 97 to Access 2002 File Conversion: 
http://www.wellesley.edu/...accessconversion.html
 
http://www.wellesley.edu/...accessconversiond.html

Access 97 Tutorial:
http://www.wellesley.edu/...accesstutorial.html

Access 97 Reference:
http://www.wellesley.edu/...accessreference.html

What's New in PowerPoint 2002:
http://www.wellesley.edu/...pp02.html

PowerPoint 97 Reference Guide:
http://www.wellesley.edu/.../pp98mac.html

Preparing Your Images for PowerPoint:
http://www.wellesley.edu/...batch_process.html

 



Free Training Materials from Dedham Schools:

Training Manual for Word 2000, Excel 2000 and PowerPoint 2000 (51 pages, Word format):
http://www.dedham.k12.ma.us/...Dedham+Training+Manual+9-20-99.doc

Excel Tutorial slide presentation:
http://www.dedham.k12.ma.us/...Excel_files/frame.htm

Introduction to Excel Workshop Handout (424kb, Word format):
http://www.dedham.k12.ma.us/.../Excel+Intro+Workshop+Handout+Final.doc

Excel Project (500kb, Powerpoint format):
http://www.dedham.k12.ma.us/...Excel+Project+Final.ppt

Introduction to Excel (410kb, pdf format):
http://www.dedham.k12.ma.us/...IntroExcel1.pdf

Introduction to Publisher (1.7mb, Word format):
http://www.dedham.k12.ma.us/...IntroPublisher.doc

How to Launch Microsoft Publisher (398kb, Word format):  
http://www.dedham.k12.ma.us/...To+Launch+Microsoft+Publisher.doc

PowerPoint Tutorial (558kb, pdf format):
http://www.dedham.k12.ma.us/...powerpointtutorial.pdf

Introduction to PowerPoint (3.7mb, Word format):
http://www.dedham.k12.ma.us/...Intro+PowerPoint+by+Paula+Marini.doc

PowerPoint Tutorial slide presentation: 
http://www.dedham.k12.ma.us/...PowerPointTutorial_files/frame.htm

PowerPoint - Adding sound to a show (pdf format):
http://www.dedham.k12.ma.us/...sound%20to%20powerpoint.pdf

Email Tips:
http://www.dedham.k12.ma.us/...emailtips/index.html

Email Workshop (370kb, Word format):
http://www.dedham.k12.ma.us/...email+workshop.doc

Digital Camera Tutorial
http://www.dedham.k12.ma.us/...Digital_Camera_Tutorial_files/frame.htm

Computer Networking Guide (pdf format):
http://www.dedham.k12.ma.us/...NetworkGuide.pdf

 



Free Training from Certificationsuccess.com
(all pdf format):

Office 2000 Shortcut Keys:
Office_2000_Shortcut_Keys.pdf

Office XP Toolbars Explained:
Office_XP_Toolbars_Explained.PDF

Create Custom Bullets and Numbering in Word:
Creat_Custom_Bullets_and_Numbering_in_Word.pdf

Create Tables in Word:
Create_Tables_in_Word.pdf

Creating Online Forms in Word:
Creating_Online_Forms_in_Word.PDF

Creating Incredible Charts in Excel:
Creating_Incredible_Charts_in_Excel.PDF

Formatting Rows and Columns in Excel:
formatting_rows_and_columns_in_Excel.pdf

Working with Excel's PivotTable:
Working_with_Excel%27s_PivotTable.pdf

Creating Quality Power Point Presentations:
Creating_Quality_Power_Point_Presentations.PDF

Repairing Personal Folders in Outlook:
Repairing_Personal_Folders_in_Outloom.PDF

What's New in Outlook 2002:
What%27s%20new%20in%20Outlook%2011%20beta.pdf

 



University of Rhode Island Office of Information Services On-line Instructional Materials:
http://www.uri.edu/ois/iits/iits.on-line.materials.html

These free instructional materials in pdf format are used in their Short Course programs.

Access - Introduction:
http://www.uri.edu/ois/iits/...access.intro.pdf

Access - Intermediate:
http://www.uri.edu/ois/iits/...access.intermediate.pdf

Excel - Introduction:
http://www.uri.edu/ois/iits/...excel97.intro.pdf

Excel - Making your Life Easier:
http://www.uri.edu/ois/iits/...excel.life.easier.pdf

Excel - Math:
http://www.uri.edu/ois/iits/...excel.math.pdf

Excel - Tricks:
http://www.uri.edu/ois/iits/...excel.tricks.pdf

 



Microsoft Word 97 Quick Reference:
Microsoft%20Word%2097%20Quick%20Reference/default.htm

Microsoft Excel 97 Quick Reference:
Microsoft%20Excel%2097%20Quick%20Reference/default.htm

Microsoft Access 97 Quick Reference:
Microsoft%20Access%2097%20Quick%20Reference/default.htm





 

3) The Best New Free Training Sites for Flash, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, FrontPage, and other Adobe and Macromedia Applications

 

Tutorials - User and Instructor Manuals for Dreamweaver, Flash and Photoshop:  
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/workshops.shtml?tutorials


Flash 5 - Part 1 - User Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/Flash5_I_User.pdf

Flash 5 - Part 1 - Instructor Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/Flash5_I_Instructor.pdf

Flash 5 - Part 1 - Job Aid 1:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/Flash5_I_JobAid.pdf

Flash 5 - Part 1 - Job Aid 2:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/Flash5_I_JobAid2.pdf

Flash 5 - Part 2 - User Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/Flash5_II_User.pdf

Flash 5 - Part 2 - Instructor Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/Flash5_II_Instructor.pdf

Flash 5 - Part 2 - Job Aid:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/Flash5_II_JobAid.pdf

Photoshop 7 User Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/photoshop7_user.pdf

Photoshop 7 Instructor Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/photoshop7_instructor.pdf

Photoshop 7 - Job Aid
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/photoshop7_user.pdf

Dreamweaver 4 User Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/Dreamweaver4_User.pdf

Dreamweaver 4 Instructor Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/Dreamweaver4_Instructor.pdf

Dreamweaver 4 - Job Aid:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/Dreamweaver4_JobAid.pdf

Dreamweaver MX User Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/dreamweaverMX_user.pdf

Dreamweaver MX Instructor Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/dreamweaverMX_instructor.pdf

Dreamweaver MX - Job Aid:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/dreamweaverMX_jobaid.pdf

Dreamweaver MX - What's New:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/dreamweaverMX_whatsnew.pdf

Creating Actions in Photoshop
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/makeAction.pdf

Go Live User Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/GoLive_User.pdf

Go Live Instructor Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/GoLive_Instructor.pdf

Premiere 6 Instructor Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/Premiere6_Instructor.pdf

Premiere 6 User Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/Premiere6_User.pdf

Final Cut Pro 2 User Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/FinalCutPro_User.pdf

Final Cut Pro 2 Instructor Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/FinalCutPro_Instructor.pdf

After Effects User Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/AfterEffects5_User.pdf

After Effects Instructor Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/AfterEffects5_Instructor.pdf

Bryce5 User Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/Bryce5_User.pdf  

Bryce5 Instructor Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/Bryce5_Instructor.pdf  

Director - Part 1 User Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/Director1_User.pdf

Director - Part 2 User Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/Director2_User.pdf

 



Dreamweaver Training
http://web.umr.edu/~mhays/ITCommResources/DWtraining/

  Intermediate Dreamweaver Training (3.5M, Word format):  
  http://web.umr.edu/~mhays/ITCommResources/DWtraining/intermediate.doc

  Training Manual (1.2M, Word format):
 
http://web.umr.edu/~mhays/ITCommResources/DWtraining/training.doc

 



Free Training from Wellesley College:

Getting Started with Flash 4.0:
http://www.wellesley.edu/Computing/Flash/flash4.html

Dreamweaver MX for Beginners:
http://www.wellesley.edu/...dreamweaverMXbeginner.html

Dreamweaver MX Basics:
http://www.wellesley.edu/...dreamweaverMXbasics.html

Dreamweaver MX Menus and Media:
http://www.wellesley.edu/...dreamweaverMXmenus.html

Creating Forms in Dreamweaver MX:
http://www.wellesley.edu/...dreamweaverMXforms.html

Site Management Features in Dreamweaver MX: 
http://www.wellesley.edu/...dreamweaverMXsite.html

Converting Documents to PDFs - Using Adobe Acrobat: 
http://www.wellesley.edu/...MSOffice/Adobe.htm

Additional Tips for Adobe Acrobat:
http://www.wellesley.edu/...MSOffice/acrobattips.html

 



Tutorials from Ball State University Computing Services:

http://www.bsu.edu/web/ucs/tutorials/


Adobe Photoshop 7.0 - Introduction:
http://www.bsu.edu/ucs/article/0,1370,6264-1981-7687,00.html  
Information on what is new in Photoshop 7.0, as well as step by step instructions to accomplish tasks with this new version of Photoshop.

Adobe Photoshop 7.0 - Intermediate:
http://www.bsu.edu/ucs/article/0,1370,6264-1981-7867,00.html  
Teaches Masking, Compositing and Draw Features. This document explores the use of masking and compositing in graphic construction. Both layer and channel masks are discussed, as well as the features of the vector draw tools.

Adobe Photoshop:
http://www.bsu.edu/ucs/article/0,1370,6264-1981-9750,00.html  
Working with Raw Digital Data - If you're serious about digital photography, then you know that it's best to work with raw image data rather than compressed JPEGs. Now Adobe gives you a way to work with your camera's raw image files directly in Photoshop.

Adobe Photoshop (General Information):
http://www.bsu.edu/ucs/article/0,1370,6264-1981-4287,00.html  
Contains general relations not specific to any version of Photoshop. This is the best starting point for learning new functions. Information includes creating web photo galleries, creating reusable effects, combining masks,

Adobe Photoshop 6.0:
http://www.bsu.edu/ucs/article/0,1370,6264-1981-3757,00.html  
These tutorials includes information on LAB correction, adding rollovers to webpages, using the layer mask, resolutions, and the action catalogue. These functions were added to this version of Photoshop and may have different functionalities in the future.

Adobe Photoshop Elements 2.0:
http://www.bsu.edu/ucs/article/0,1370,6264-1981-11602,00.html  
This software offers a great combination of power and simplicity so you can do more with your photos. It allows you to make quick corrections and do creative editing so you can easily achieve high-quality results.

Adobe Software Keyboard Shortcuts:
http://www.bsu.edu/ucs/article/0,1370,6264-1981-3763,00.html

Macromedia Dreamweaver MX Introduction:
http://www.bsu.edu/web/ucspubs/pdf/dreamweaver/dwmx-intro.pdf
 
Dreamweaver is used to develop and publish web pages. This is a mini course to get you started with Dreamweaver MX.

Macromedia Fireworks MX Introduction:
http://web.bsu.edu/ucspubs/pdf/fireworks/fireworks-mx-intro.pdf  
Macromedia Fireworks MX is a versatile application for creating, editing, and optimizing web graphics. You can create and edit both bitmap and vector images, design web effects such as rollovers and pop-up menus, crop and optimize graphics to reduce their file size, and save time by automating repetitive tasks.

FrontPage Tutorial:
http://www.bsu.edu/web/fp_tutorial/TOC.htm  
FrontPage is an integrated Web authoring tool that allows you to quickly create professional and creative Web sites. FrontPage works closely with other Microsoft applications like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Users can save their office documents directly to a FrontPage-created web site.

FrontPage Workshop:
http://www.bsu.edu/web/htabaria/tutorials/

Adobe Acrobat:
http://www.bsu.edu/ucs/article/0,1370,6264-1981-3745,00.html

Adobe Illustrator 8.0:
http://www.bsu.edu/ucs/article/0,1370,6264-1981-3756,00.html

Adobe PageMaker:
http://www.bsu.edu/ucs/article/0,1370,6264-1981-4305,00.html

 



Chapters from Adobe Photoshop Advanced Training:
 
Adobe%20Photoshop%20Advanced%20Training/

These chapters in pdf format include training material for many Advanced Photoshop features and functionalities.

Adding Natural Lighting:
http://www.vanwijk.com/...Adding%20Natural%20Lighting/wpdphsd11.pdf

Advanced Layer Techniques:
http://www.vanwijk.com/...Advanced%20Layer%20Technics/luannelayers.pdf

Creating a Collage:
http://www.vanwijk.com/...Creating%20a%20Collage/wpdphsd9.pdf

Color Enhancement Using Gels:
http://www.vanwijk.com/...Color%20Enhancement%20Using%20Gels/gels.pdf

Digital Duplication:
http://www.vanwijk.com/...Digital%20Duplication/phsdigitaldup.pdf

Digital Stain Remover:
http://www.vanwijk.com/...Digital%20Stain%20Remover/rbstains.pdf

Displaced Shadows:
http://www.vanwijk.com/...Displaced%20Shadows/phsdisplace.pdf

Keyboard Shortcuts:
http://www.vanwijk.com/...KeyBoard%20Shortcuts/crossprod.pdf

Painterly Imaging:
http://www.vanwijk.com/...Painterly%20Imaging/phspaint.pdf

Compositing Graphics:
http://www.vanwijk.com/...Compositing%20Graphics/wpdphsd7.pdf

Creative Masking Techniques:
http://www.vanwijk.com/...Creative%20Masking%20Technics/gjmask.pdf

Fade Effects:
http://www.vanwijk.com/...Fade%20Effetcs/gradfade.pdf

Layer Mania:
http://www.vanwijk.com/...Layer%20Mania/rblayer2.pdf

Posterizing Techniques:
http://www.vanwijk.com/...Posterizing%20Technics/strposterize.pdf

Quick Picture Frames:
http://www.vanwijk.com/...Quick%20Picture%20Frames/phsqkfrms.pdf

Rainbow in Paradise:
http://www.vanwijk.com/...Rainbow%20in%20Paradise/phsrainbow.pdf

Making Seamless Patterns:
http://www.vanwijk.com/...Making%20Seamless%20Patterns/rbphotrepair.pdf

Repairing Digital Photographs:
http://www.vanwijk.com/...Repairing%20Digital%20Photographs/rbphotrepair.pdf

Super GIF Techniques:
http://www.vanwijk.com/...Super%20Gif%20Technics/photoshopweb.pdf

Super Selections:
http://www.vanwijk.com/...Super%20Selections/phsselections.pdf

Textured Gradations:
http://www.vanwijk.com/...Textured%20Gradations/phstexture.pdf

Web Page Design:
http://www.vanwijk.com/...Web%20Page%20Design/wpdphsd4.pdf

Wet Paint Type:
http://www.vanwijk.com/...Wet%20Paint%20type/phswetype.pdf

White to Transparent Magic:
http://www.vanwijk.com/...White%20to%20Transparent%20Magic/elimwhte.pdf

Using Photoshop and Illustrator Together:
http://www.vanwijk.com/...Using%20Photoshop%205%20and%20Illustrator%20Together/illtopsh.pdf

Three New Features:
http://www.vanwijk.com/...Three%20New%20Featues%20Overview/phsthreenew.pdf




4) The Best New Free Web Development Training Sites

 

Compact Index of HTML Tags:
http://www.willcam.com/cmat/html/crossref.html

This compact index of HTML tags is arranged alphabetically. Each tag is a link that leads to a description of the tag and its syntax. If you need more detail, try the complete index <http://www.willcam.com/cmat/html/crossname.pdf> that also includes tag names. Four other indexes <http://www.willcam.com/cmat/html/index.pdf> are available that list tags according to the standards they support.

 



HTML Reference Guide:
http://www.sdsc.edu/pb/Cookbook/UNIX/AppendixB.htm

This short guide is intended as a quick reference to the major features of HTML.

 



University of Rhode Island Office of Information Services On-line Instructional Materials:
http://www.uri.edu/ois/iits/iits.on-line.materials.html

These are instructional materials used in their Short Course programs.

Guide to Web Site Design:
http://webmaster.uri.edu/training

Planning a Web Site:
http://webmaster.uri.edu/training/planning.htm

General Design Guidelines:
http://webmaster.uri.edu/training/guideline.htm

Using Color and Graphics:
http://webmaster.uri.edu/training/graphics.htm

Using Text and Typography:
http://webmaster.uri.edu/training/typography.htm

Making Your Site Navigable:
http://webmaster.uri.edu/training/navigate.htm

Testing a Web Site:
http://webmaster.uri.edu/training/test.htm

Top 10 Mistakes of First Time Web Design:
http://webmaster.uri.edu/training/top10.html

Getting Started:
http://webmaster.uri.edu/training/start.htm

Web Site Design: Cascading Style Sheets: 
http://webmaster.uri.edu/training/css

Web Site Development: Creating Interactive Web Pages Using JavaScript:
http://webmaster.uri.edu/training/javascript

Database on the Web, an Introduction: 
http://webmaster.uri.edu/training/databases/

Preparing Media for the Web:
http://www.uri.edu/artsci/langlab/documentation/index.pdf

QuickTime Pro:
http://www.uri.edu/artsci/langlab/documentation/helpindex.pdf

Research Tools:
http://www.uri.edu/ois/iits/research/researchtools.pdf

Research on the WWW:
http://www.uri.edu/ois/iits/...wwwrsch/wrschfrm.pdf

Windows Basics:
http://www.uri.edu/ois/iits/...windows.basics.pdf

Linux Security:
http://www.uri.edu/ois/iits/...LinuxSecurity/LinuxSecurity.pdf

 



WebSite101:
http://www.website101.com/

Small Business Internet Tutorials for e-commerce Entrepreneurs Expanding to the Web.

HTML Tutorial:
http://www.website101.com/HTML/index.html

eBook Tutorial:
http://www.website101.com/eBook_Tutorial/index.html

CGI tutorial:
http://www.website101.com/cgi_tutorial/index.html

PR Tutorial:
http://www.website101.com/Business_PR_Tutorial/index.html

Email Tutorial:
http://www.website101.com/email_e-mail/index.html

Spam Tutorial:
http://website101.com/SpamFilter/index.html

Cookies Tutorial:
http://www.website101.com/cookies_tutorial.html

Privacy Tutorial:
http://privacynotes.com

Windows Tutorial:
http://www.website101.com/Microsoft/Windows/index.html

DreamWeaver Tutorial:
http://www.website101.com/HTML/DreamWeaver_Tutorial.html

Domain Name Tutorial:
http://www.website101.com/Domain_Name/index.html

Home Business Tutorial:
http://www.website101.com/Home_Business/index.html

Affiliate Tutorial:
http://www.website101.com/Affiliate-Marketing/

Business Plan Tutorial:
http://www.website101.com/Business_Plans/index.html

Online Advertising Tutorial:
http://www.website101.com/Internet_Advertising/index.html

Merchant Account Tutorial:
http://www.website101.com/shopping_ecommerce/index.html

Search Position Tutorial:
http://SearchEngineOptimism.com

 



webTeacher Tutorial:
http://www.webteacher.org/winexp/indextc.html

A self-paced online course that takes you through the following topics: Web Basics, Communicating, Multimedia, Home Page Construction, Peripherals and Utilities, and the Web in Classroom.

Web Basics:
http://www.webteacher.org/winexp/flashmenu/fs1.html

Communicating - Email, Email Lists, Video, Newsgroups, Chat:
http://www.webteacher.org/winexp/flashmenu/fs2.html

Multimedia:
http://www.webteacher.org/winexp/flashmenu/fs3.html

Home Page Construction:
http://www.webteacher.org/winexp/flashmenu/fs4.html

Peripherals and Utilities:
http://www.webteacher.org/winexp/flashmenu/fs5.html


Here is a Spanish version of this web site: http://www.webteacher.org/Espanol/index.html

 



SitePoint.com:
http://www.sitepoint.com/

A vast variety of web design tutorials and articles coupled with a vibrant and well informed community.

Design and Layout:
http://www.sitepoint.com/cat/design-and-layout

Usability and Information Architecture: 
http://www.sitepoint.com/subcat/usability

Accessibility:
http://www.sitepoint.com/subcat/accessibility

Design Principles:
http://www.sitepoint.com/subcat/design-principles

Design Practice:
http://www.sitepoint.com/subcat/design-practice

Tips and Tricks:
http://www.sitepoint.com/subcat/design-tips

Software Tutorials:
http://www.sitepoint.com/subcat/software-tutorials

Flash:
http://www.sitepoint.com/subcat/flash

Client Side Coding:
http://www.sitepoint.com/cat/client-side-coding

HTML and XHTML:
http://www.sitepoint.com/subcat/html

CSS:
http://www.sitepoint.com/subcat/css

JavaScript and DHTML:
http://www.sitepoint.com/subcat/javascript

XML, XSL and WAP:
http://www.sitepoint.com/subcat/xml

Server Side Coding:
http://www.sitepoint.com/cat/server-side-coding>;

ASP and .NET:
http://www.sitepoint.com/subcat/asp

CGI and Perl:
http://www.sitepoint.com/subcat/perl

Coldfusion:
http://www.sitepoint.com/subcat/coldfusion

Java and J2EE:
http://www.sitepoint.com/subcat/java

PHP & MySQL Tips and Tutorials:
http://www.sitepoint.com/subcat/php-tips

PHP & MySQL Apps and Reviews:
http://www.sitepoint.com/subcat/php-reviews

Server Side Essentials:
http://www.sitepoint.com/subcat/server-side

Other Technologies:
http://www.sitepoint.com/subcat/other-technologies

Site Strategy:
http://www.sitepoint.com/cat/site-strategy

Community:
http://www.sitepoint.com/subcat/community-strategy

Content:
http://www.sitepoint.com/subcat/content-strategy

eCommerce:
http://www.sitepoint.com/subcat/ecommerce-strategy

 



Tutorials - User and Instructor Manuals:
 
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/workshops.shtml?tutorials


Browsers Overview User Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/Browsers_User.pdf

Browsers Overview Instructor Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/Browsers_Instructor.pdf

Netscape Composer User Training Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/...NetscapeComposer_User.pdf

Netscape Composer Instructor Training Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/...NetscapeComposer_Instructor.pdf

File Management User Training Manual:
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/FileManagement_User.pdf

File Management Instructor Training Manual: 
http://www.mll.arizona.edu/tutorials/FileManagement_Instructor.pdf





5) The Best New Free Windows, Linux, Hardware and General Computer Training Sites

 

Introduction to Computers:
http://inside.bard.edu/...IntroToComputers.PDF

Windows 98:
http://inside.bard.edu/...Windows%20Basic%20Level%20Manual.PDF

 


Windows 98 Quick Reference Guide:
http://www.acctrain.umd.edu/...win98_quick_reference.PDF

 


Windows 2000 Professional Overview:
http://web.mit.edu/redelson/...Win2KPro-overview.htm  
http://web.mit.edu/redelson/...Win2KPro-overview.doc

 


Free Study Guides and Help Documents from Certificationsuccess.com:

Analyzing Your Security in Windows 2000:
Analyzing%20your%20security%20in%20Windows%202000.pdf

Windows XP Security:
WindowsXPSecurity.pdf

A+ Hardware:
A+_Hardware_Study_Guide.pdf

A+ Software:
A+_Software_Study_Guide.pdf

20 Wireless Tips:
Wireless%20World%20with%20these%20Tips.pdf

 



Unix Help for Users:
http://www.mcsr.olemiss.edu/unixhelp/

  Introduction to Unix, part I:
 
http://www.mcsr.olemiss.edu/seminars/mvsu/unix1.html

  Introduction to Unix, part II:
 
http://www.mcsr.olemiss.edu/seminars/mvsu/unix2.html

  Advanced Unix Guide:
 
http://www.mcsr.olemiss.edu/...aunix/index.html

  Unix Script Writing Guide:
 
http://www.mcsr.olemiss.edu/...script/index.html





6) Software, Office and Computer Sites and Downloads Worth Mentioning

 

A List of Useful Office 2000 Shortcut Keys: 
http://5star.freeserve.com/...office2000-shortcuts.html

Bypass menus and carry out commands directly. Totally Free. Doanload at http://5star.freeserve.com/Business/files/o2kkeys.exe

 


Spheresoft Highlighter for Excel v1.06: 
http://5star.freeserve.com/..spheresoft-highlighter.html

Automatically highlights cells in user-specified ranges of Excel spreadsheets. Totally Free. Download at http://5star.freeserve.com/Business/files/sphi106.zip

 


ByteBoy'99 v1.22:
http://5star.freeserve.com/...byteboy.html

Convert any type of source file to an MS-Excel sheet. Totally Free. Download at http://5star.freeserve.com/Business/files/byteb122.zip

 


DoublePage v2.06:
http://5star.freeserve.com/...doublepage.html

A free Microsoft Word macro that prints documents in a 2-column landscape format. Totally Free. Download at http://5star.freeserve.com/Business/files/dp206.exe

 


Microsoft Access Properties:
http://5star.freeserve.com/...msaccess-properties.html

Documents everything about a Microsoft Access database. Totally Free. Download at http://5star.freeserve.com/Business/files/mapapp.zip

 


Microsoft Snapshot Viewer v9.0:
http://5star.freeserve.com/...ms-snapshot.html

Enables you to view an Access report snapshot without having MS Access installed. Totally Free. Download at http://5star.freeserve.com/Business/files/snpvw90.exe

 


Office Password Recovery Key v5.0.0:
http://5star.freeserve.com/...oprk.html

Password recovery tool for MS Office: Excel, Word, Access, Outlook and VBA. Totally Free. Download at http://5star.freeserve.com/Business/files/offkeybd.exe

 


WordWeb v1.62:
http://5star.freeserve.com/.../wordweb.html

A comprehensive dictionary and thesaurus for Microsoft Word 6.0, 7.0, or 97.

 

 




7) Question of the Month about Software Training:

Each month Jeff Love will answer a current or important question that we have received about computer and software training.

March 2004 Question: 

Can you give me some good sites with FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) about Microsoft Office?


Answer:
Here are some MS Office FAQs that should help you out:

Office 2003 Editions Frequently Asked Questions:
http://www.microsoft.com/office/editions/prodinfo/faq.mspx

Microsoft Office System Frequently Asked Questions: 
http://www.microsoft.com/office/faq.mspx

Microsoft Office FAQs:
http://pooh.kutztown.edu/admin/infotech/faq/office.shtml

FAQ on Microsoft Office 2000:
http://www.ust.hk/itsc/msoffice/office2000/FAQ.htm

Office XP FAQ:
http://www.fullerton.edu/it/helpdesk/officexp_faq.htm

Administrative Help Desk Table of Contents: 
http://www.iup.edu/helpdesk/toc.shtm

Microsoft Office Software FAQ:
http://www.fhsu.edu/ctc/helpdesk/msofficefaq.shtml

Excel and Word General FAQs:
http://archive.baarns.com/pages/faqgen.asp

Frequently Asked Questions about Microsoft Word: 

http://www13.addr.com/~kenyonck/word/WordFAQ.doc


I hope this helps you.

Jeff Love
http://www.EducationOnlineForComputers.com

 




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