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Mouse Practice

The key to being successful with computing in the beginning is using the mouse; it is the tool we use to interact with that interface known as the operating system(big word, we will talk about this more in Computer Basics 102).  Below you will find the one we used in class, as well as others to help build your mouse dexterity.

  • Mouse Aerobics
    Refine your mouse accuracy with this tutorial brought to you by the Monroe County Library System in Monroe, Michigan. This exercise develops pinpoint clicking accuracy in a web environment and introduces selecting text and copy, cut and paste.
  • Seniornet Mouse Exercises
    Geared for senior citizens, yet helpful for any computer newcomer young or old, this exercise developed by Vic Laurie, Ewing Learning Center, for SeniorNet develops pinpoint accuracy and introduces the concept of drag and drop. This tutorial is great preparation for our file management lesson in Computer Basics 102.
  • The Library Network Tutorial
    This tutorial, brought to you by the Library Network, is designed to help people who have never used a computer before. It concentrates on using the mouse and a few other basic skills.
  • Palm Beach County Library System Mousing Tutorial
    The Palm Beach County Library System presents this resource to help beginning computer users become familiar with using a mouse.
  • Mesa Public Library's Mouse and Keyboard Tutorial
    This tutorial designed by librarians at the Mesa Public Library is similar in look and feel to the Mouse Aerobics tutorial, only a little more advanced. We suggest getting the feel for the mouse before attempting this one.
  • Burlington County Library System
    This page, brought to you by the Burlington County Library System, is an introduction to three basic skills: pointing, scrolling, and clicking.
  • Skillfull Senior
    Skillful Senior is designed for individual or classroom use. In this interactive guide your tutor, Jeff, will guide you through different mouse skills.
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