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  • This free elearning course is designed to teach you how elearning works, how to use the ezylist online classifieds website and some of the features that are available to you as a website owner (using the 123ezy website system).

  • Using the mouse: Most beginners to computing fail to understand and perform basic mouse commands and these flow onto future problems in using the computer.

    Get to know the parts of the startbar, learn about short-cuts and icons, using the mouse (including left click, double-click, right-click, click & drag) to launch programs, get properties, select icons and move and resize.
    RESULT: Confidence with the mouse and how to use it to perform simple commands with Desktop icons. 

    Mastering Windows: resizing & moving windows, maximise, minimise, restore, starting & using a program and closing it down. You'll also learn about the terms used in Windows like Title bar, menu bar and many more...
    RESULT: You will understand how to launch programs, switch between programs, understand active and inactive Windows and close a program when you are finished with it.

    Dialog boxes: Understanding the parts of a dialog box and when they are used, including drop-down lists, scroll bars,
    RESULT: You will end up customising the display properties of your computer, including screen savers, wall paper and Colour Schemes

  • Internet Explorer: Getting around the program and changing the view, understanding the address bar, go button, status bar, understand the concepts of home pages, getting around a website using hyperlinks, getting to other websites using hyperlinks, opening pdf documents using links, understand the purpose of Adobe Acrobat reader, links to email addresses, moving backwards and forward between "visited" websites, understanding the concept of frames.

    Websites: Understand the concept of waiting for website files to download, stopping a website from downloading, refreshing and revisiting websites and why they appear faster the 2nd and subsequent visits. Error messages and incorrect website address messages, understanding how popups work and how to deal simply with them, domain names and how they can change (beyond your control), adding a webpage to your favourites and setting your home page.

    Searching: Understanding the concept of search engines, the search button and searching MSN, using the address bar to search, searching online directories, search for website domain names, using the Google search engine, refining your Google search, searching the Internet for images, performing a search within a search, Smarter searching using multiple windows.

    History and Favourites: Understand how Internet Explorer keeps track of website and the webpages within a website in history, this is a great way of visiting a site that you have been to before even if you can't remember the website address, adding a website to favourites using the toolbar and the menu bar options, and where to find added favourites, organising your favourites into folders, organising existing favourites, changing the names of favourites and more...

  • Email systems: Understand the difference between web-based and computer based email (hotmail vs Outlook Express), understand the layout of Internet Explorer and how to change it, sending an email, using the tab key to move from field to field, understanding the Send/Receive button, Opening, reading, replying to and forwarding an email, Understanding message priority and message status icons.

    Attaching files: How to attach one or many files to an email, attaching different types of files, how to open an attachment, and working with files that you cannot open on your computer.

    Address book: Adding names to your address book, Creating a new entry from scratch or "on the fly", understanding CC and BCC, how to delete messages permanently.

    Understanding how to use hotmail, add contacts and send email messages.

  • The Screen: Get to know the name of all the different parts of the screen and what they do, including toolbars, menu bars, task pane, status bar etc. Customise your screen so that it is familiar to your preferences, including turning toolbars on/off.

    Change the measurement units, recently used documents and personalised menu settings. Change the zoom and understand that it only affects how you see things on the screen as opposed to how the document prints out.

    Understanding the Open dialog box and how to look into different folders to find a file and open it. Once the file is open you'll learn how to get some fundamental information about that document, including how many pages and sections are in the document.

    Editing Text: Understanding the mouse and text cursors and where text appears when you start typing. Move the text insertion point using both the mouse and keyboard, and move even faster where you want the text cursor using the Ctrl key in combination with the direction keys (also called Arrow keys).

    Use the page up, page down, home and end keys to move around your document even faster. Learn how to edit and delete text using the Backspace and Delete keys,

    Non-Printing Characters: Learn how the Enter, space bar and tab keys put a "non-printing" character on the screen. These characters do not print, but can be edited just like normall letters and numbers (in other words the can be deleted).

    Saving: Understand how to save files, where files are stored and file names, also learn the keyboard shortcuts for this command. Understand the principles involved in saving a file for the first time, subsequent saves and using Save as.

    Selecting text: Learn how to select text using the mouse, keyboard and the Select All command. Learn how to undo any changes you make because new users to Word will often accidentally delete text and the best way to get it back is to Undo it. Learn about the 3 ways of Undoing.

    Understand where the selection bar is and use it and a combination of clicks, double-clicks and tripple clicks to select words, paragraphs and the entire document. Learn also about some common problems that people encounter when selecting text.

    Use the SHIFT key on the keyboard to select text and combine it with other keys to select large amounts of text quite quickly. The more you learn to use the keyboard shortcuts, the faster it will be to create and edit your documents.

  • Formatting: Text formatting effects individual characters that first need to be selected (highlighted). You'll learn about changing the font, font size, style, colour, how to make characters bold, italic and underlined and how to make several of these changes at the same time using the mouse via the formatting toolbar and the Font formatting dialog box that is accessed via the menu bar.

    Learn about default settings, in particular how to change the default font that is used in most "Normal" documents and learn how to use Format Painter to make formatting a breeze.

    Page Formatting: Learn about the various page setup options and how to change the default Page Settings for "Normal" documents.

    This section will show you how to make the page print sideways (landscape) or tall (portrait) - this is called Orientation and how to change your side and top and bottom margins (distance that text appears from the edge of the page).

  • The Excel screen including toolbars, formula bar, name box, column and row headings, sheet tabs… uses for Excel (Worksheet, Database & Charting).

    Getting around a spreadsheet using keyboard & mouse, moving between workbooks. Selecting (or highlighting) cells, columns and rows & entire spreadsheets.

    Entering information into workbooks and resizing columns.

  • Start creating great looking presentations within 2 hours. This module takes you through the fundamentals of slides, the outline pane, notes pane, plus slide transitions and how to navigate through and control a presentation.

  • This section contains information critical to the operation of your business. It includes setting up your company information, chart of accounts (MYOB calls this Accounts list) and Entering opening balances.

    You'll learn about the file that contains all your MYOB data and where it is stored. MYOB is a database of financial transactions and as a result the data file contains all the information about your business transactions.

    You'll also learn how to customise certain features of how you use the MYOB software.

    This information gives you a good base of knowledge to understand why more advanced features of the software work the way they do.

    This module covers the setup of your sales module in MYOB. This includes information about the various layouts that are available to you and how to choose the best one for your business. It also shows you how to setup your default payment terms (how long you give people to pay you).

    You'll learn how to create customer cards (this is basically your database which contains the details of each client) and enter opening balances (like sales that have been recorded before MYOB was setup).

    You'll also learn about how to setup the purchases module as well as understand how the preferences section works (particularly relating to Sales and security).

    This is an introduction to tax codes and more detailed information about your chart of accounts.

    Linked accounts are an important feature of MYOB and most computerised accounting software that makes it easier for you to do your accounts using your computer than doing it manually. Linked accounts take care of most of the double entries needed in accounting.

    This section covers the sales module and use of inventory in much more detail. There is a lot of information that you can store about each client and you'll explore some of these options.

    You'll learn about the different kind of Card types (supplier, customer etc) where to store client bank account details, email address (if you want to email your invoices) etc. You'll learn that you can set different payment terms and invoice layouts for different cards.

    Inventory is a section that many business can use, even if they operate a service business and you'll learn how to take advantage of the benefits of this tool. You'll also learn how to enter and adjust opening inventory balances.

    This section covers important options that are available for working with your MYOB file. It also covers information about sessions reports and activating your company file. You'll learn how to delay activation of your company file while you are still learning and practising (particularly if you have purchased an MYOB test drive).

    You'll also see the results of some of the preferences that you set up in previous modules, such as being prompted for a backup, session reports and initial appearence of the to do list.

    A very important aspect of any software that you use for business purposes is the backup. This module shows you how to backup your MYOB and where you can put the file, plus a bit of information about the type of file that is created. If you do perform a backup it is then important too know how to restore that file in case you need to. You'll learn how to do that.

  • Once you have a domain name (like http://www.ezylearn.com.au) and a 123ezy webserver space, there are many things that you now have the power to do and one of these things is to setup your own email addresses. No more need to call your ISP, you can now do it yourself.

    This module shows you how to set your email address up on the server and allocate a storage quota (which you can change in future) and also how to setup the email address on your email "client" program (like Outlook Express).

    You'll also learn about webmail and how to benefit from it.

  • This course takes you through the basics of how to create your website using a template and progresses through the creation of new pages and renaming of them, plus the creation of submenus within pages (you can have literally hundreds of web pages within your website).

    You'll also learn how to edit the text within various parts of your website and how to insert images (plus understand a bit about image file types and sizes of image files). This section includes the information on how to upload images to your 123ezy webserver space.

    The layout can be changed completely and you have complete control over it so even if you choose a template you'll learn how to re-arrange it completely.

    Inserting links to other wbsites is simple and this too is covered, along with how to set your website up for Search Engine optimisation. Giving each page a name, description and the keywords that will help people find it.

  • A common question that people have regarding their website is if they can get application forms and brochures onto their website. This course will teach you how to do it the simple way.

    You'll start to understand a bit about how the web server filing system works too, which is always handy.

  • Finding images for your website will make your pages much more interesting to look at and convey your message much quicker.

    Finding royalty free images can be time consuming and may involve the expense of purchasing images.

    We'll show you how to get images from Microsoft Office Clipart (and online) and upload them to your website server, plus how to position them neatly in your webpages so that text wraps around them.

  • Page Masters ensure that every page in your website looks consistent. Page masters effect the font style and formatting, paragraph spacing, location of Page data boxes and the formatting of Menu Bars (vertical and horizontal menu bars).

    This workbook will give you a valuable insight into how to make better use of this powerful website development tool.

  • This course will teach you how to incorporate Microsoft Office type files into your website. Convert Word or Excel files to website format and then publish them.

  • You can now take complete control of your email marketing by creating subscription pages, extra information fields (for information you want to gather), send professional HTML templates, import a database of email newsletter members or add them one at a time. Understand the concept of ANTI-SPAM regulation with regard to confirmations, and then organise a broadcast to all your clients about what is going on at your business.

    You can use this tool to increase your business sales by up to 30% and best of all you can see statistics like which link on your email newsletter is the most popular.


 
 
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