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Internet As A Research Tool

This class is intended for students to learn about browsing for information on the Internet, with an introduction to the cloud. It will also equip them with effective methods to enhance remote work. There will be remote access to the Center for Workers Education computer lab. Students will gain skills to navigate the Internet for research, finding resources and sorting through digital materials. As they get familiar with browser settings such as Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Microsoft Edge. They will practice downloading webpages to personal computers. Students will learn to download media files such as videos, audio & image files, create Adobe digital signatures, and save documents as PDF files. Students will be introduced to cloud productivity options such as basic online word processing and best security practices. Student will also learn various options for saving files on the cloud or on the local computer.

Upon completion students will:

  • Learn to use various search engines
  • Learn how to search for information from various approaches
  • Distinguish credible online sources
  • Practice academic databases

For more information, please call (212) 815-1700.

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