Training Resources

Training At a Glance:  Quick Guides

Basic Computer

Basic skills to use your computer effectively.

Basic Internet
Learn how to get on the Internet, surf sites and be safe.

Basic Email – Yahoo
Learn how to open an account and begin using your email to reach out to others

Searching for a Job
Online searching and other tasks

Applying for a Job
Now that you see something interesting, here’s the most effective way to apply online.

Introduction to Computers – Hardware & Software

Microsoft Windows & File Management

Introduction to the Internet

Strengthening Search Skills Using Critical Thinking Questions


Avoiding Scams

Managing Browser Security Privacy Settings

The Wonderful World Wide Web

Social Networking for Communicating & Finding Work



Using the Internet to Communicate_ Instant Messages, Skype and Video Chat

The Cloud

What is a Word Processor

Word Processing II


Prey Software
Open source tool to track stolen laptops
Type: Software As A Service (Open Source)

Reporting Tools

Rapid Reporting Quick Start Guide
Walks TXC2 public computer center directors through our Rapid Reporting tool. All public computing center sites report monthly usage and training numbers through the Rapid Reporting tool on the 5th of each month (for the month previous).

Technology Expertise, Access & Learning (TEAL) – Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Type: Website

WAVE is a free web accessibility evaluation tool provided by WebAIM. It is used to aid humans in the web accessibility evaluation process. Rather than providing a complex technical report, WAVE shows the original web page with embedded icons and indicators that reveal the accessibility of that page.
Type: Software As A Service (Open Source)

Yusadge, by Austin Free-Net, is a free, non-intrusive way to keep track of user sessions in a public lab environment without the need for registered users, passwords, or any other personal information. Once installed, it activates once an hour and waits for a mouse movement.