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Improve Your Computer Skills

Online Computer Skill lessons from Dickinson (ND)'s Adult Learning Center

Learn a range of computer skills starting with the very basics and working up from there in this FREE series of lessons made available by the Dickinson (ND) Adult Learning Center.  From just logging on and using the mouse and keyboard, to using email, researching on the internet, and the basics of the common Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) needed for college and working-world success.  Watch a helpful video presentation on each topic, and then work through the student exercises.  Click here to start learning!  

VET's Video Tutorial Playlists

Links to some very helpful video tutorial series! 

  • Tutorials on Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, OneDrive, Project), and Quickbooks by Simon Sez IT.
  • Tutorials on D2L and Blackboard, the Course Delivery Systems used by many colleges and universities, including those in Minnesota and North Dakota.
  • Using Google docs and Google sheets for file sharing
  • Photoshop
  • More to come!

Excel Easy

Want to learn about Microsoft Excel?  Whether you're just a beginner or advanced user, this site contains tutorials and examples for effectively using this helpful and powerful software tool.  Learn the basics and more on this FREE site.

Automate Excel

Free tutorials, formula and function examples, and an Excel Boot Camp that includes 70 self-paced lessons to make you an Excel guru!

(Re)Learn full keyboard typing skills

You're not going to try to tap out a term paper on your phone with two thumbs, are you?!  Learn (again?) how to type fast on a full computer keyboard (like a professional!)

Typing Club - A fun way to learn touch typing for free!

A full range of experiences from games, videos, and different typing challenges that make learning typing fun!  Keep practicing each lesson until you get all five stars!  Create an optional account to keep track of your progress and earn badges and stars!  A very popular tool!


The Learn Typing free typing tutor has beginner and advanced typing lessons, as well as timed typing tests and keyboard shortcuts that will make your typing practice soooooo much easier!  With Learn Typing, you can enjoy free typing lessons at your level.  Work through a series of lessons and games to get better without frustration. 

Power - Learn typing to music to develop rhythmical typing!

Typing lessons and games to improve your keyboarding skills. Good for kids and adults!

Free typing speed tests, lessons, and interactive games to improve your keyboarding skills.  Great for all ages and abilities!  Site discloses that it does come with advertisements that can be completely removed for a small fee. 

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