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Improve Mouse Skills


Mousercise offers computer fundamentals and teaches you how to use a mouse.


MouseProgram.com presents tutorials for practicing and developing your mouse skills.


Mouse Exercises offers several tutorials including a fun lesson on drawing with a mouse.


JigZone teaches you how to drag and drop with a mouse by putting together online jigsaw puzzles.


Teach Yourself Typing


Typing.com offers a free, online typing course, accessible anywhere straight from your web browser. Free registration required to track your progress.


AlfaTyping teaches you touch typing using the qwerty keyboard layout. Registration required.


Touch Typing Study helps you learn, practice and improve your typing speed and accuracy, all for free.


Rapid Typing Tutor> is a free software tool to improve one's typing skills. Free program download required.


TypingMaster Typing Test is a free, full-featured typing tester for Windows. Free program download required.


Typeracer helps you increase your typing speed while racing against others.


Type Down - type as fast as possible to prevent the column of rising words from reaching the top.


Die by the Word - type words to defeat an invading ninja army.


Typing Karaoke - increase your WPM by typing as fast as you can along to the lyrics of popular songs.

 

 

 


Online Job Search Help


Online Practice Job Application demonstrates the process of filling out an online application for employment.


GCFLearnFree.org offers information and tutorials on many subjects, including job applications, job searching and becoming work ready.

 

 


Tips for Common Software


Microsoft Office Training Center provides free, self-paced courses on programs like Excel, Word, PowerPoint and more.

 

 

 


Massive Open Online Courses


Canvas is an open, online course network that connects students, teachers and institutions.


Coursera is a social entrepreneurship company founded by computer science professors Andrew Ng and Daphne Koller from Stanford University.


EdX is a not-for-profit enterprise with MIT and Harvard universities as founding partners.


Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard, with the help of institutions like NASA, the Museum of Modern Art and MIT.


MongoDB University offers free online courses to teach you how to build and deploy apps on MongoDB.


Peer to Peer University is a non-profit online community based learning platform, founded with funding from the Hewlett Foundation and the Shuttleworth Foundation.


Udacity is an online university that offers Nanodegree programs and credentials, designed so professionals become Web Developers, Data Analysts, Mobile Developers and more.


Udemy is an online learning platform that offers courses in many fields, from programming to yoga to photography, all on-demand, so students can learn at their own pace.


University of the People is a tuition-free, non-profit online academic institution offering undergraduate programs in Business Administration and Computer Science.

 

 

 


Financial Aid for Students


Accredited Schools Online allows you to explore many online education options and outlines the various forms of financial aid available to online learners.


MoneyGeek offers a comprehensive guide to help you understand common (and uncommon) ways of financing your education.

 

 

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