computer literacy

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computer literacy

Why is computer literacy necessary?In most places of business, a computer is standard. - A bank uses computers to look up your account information. - An auto repair shop uses computer assessments to find out what is wrong with your car. - You can't find books in the library by looking in a card catalog — you must use a computerized database. - Doctors' offices store patient information on a computer. No matter where you find a job, there is a good chance you will have to use a computer. Computer literacy skills are necessary to help you get a job and it will help you advance in your career.

Computer Literacy:An Important Skill

What is computer literacy?Computer literacy does not mean you need to know how use every single piece of software you may encounter. You just need to know some basics — how to save and open a file, how to use a word processing program, and how to send and receive email — for starters. It means being comfortable around computers rather than fearing a computer or new technology. It means being able to figure things out.

The Bottom Line - How can I improve my computer literacy skills?1. Take a computer class2. Get a how-to book3. Practice using basic software like a word processor, email program, slide show program, spreadsheet program



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