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Upcoming Event at Decatur Public Library
Tech Drop In for Seniors - Basic Computer Instruction
Decatur Public Library
Monday, Jan. 28, 10:30 am
Register Online or call 217-424-2900 x. 7.
Introduction to the Decatur Public Library Online Learning Computer resources

Monday, January 28, 2019, 10:30 am 

In this session we will cover the free online resources offered by the Decatur Public Library.

  • Introduction to is an online learning site that hosts a constantly growing library of over 3,000 courses that include over 130,000 videos. Courses cover a variety of topics (including business, design, web development and multimedia skills) and software (Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and open source applications) that can help you pursue personal and professional goals. These courses are delivered by expert instructors and feature searchable transcripts that make it easy to find quick answers to questions. They also feature Certificates of Completion that can be uploaded to a LinkedIn profile.
  • Introduction to Gale Courses 
Gale Courses deliver hundreds of engaging, instructor-led online courses focused on professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment to transform your life. Course offerings are tied to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' fastest-growing occupations and include: 
      • Courses to support business professionals, such as business law, human resources, management, manufacturing, and marketing
      • Computer and technology courses that suit skill levels from beginner to advanced
      • The six-week courses are taught by college instructors and experts in the field, ensuring a high-quality, high-impact educational experience for all ages. 
  • Introduction to Tutor.Com
 Improve your math skills. Review a writing project. Study for an upcoming exam.
 Prepare for the GED/HiSET/TASC.