This guide provides links to training resources for skills taught in Newport News Public Library System's Email 201 computer class and can be used to supplement, substitute, or assess face-to-face instruction.
Now that you have been introduced to Internet surfing it is time to sign up and use an email account. The links below do a great job of explaining the basics of email and we have also provided links for registering. The proceeding modules will focus on: organizing your messages, sending attachments, and using the online address book.
- GCFLearnfree.org: Email Basics
GCFLearnFree.org creates and provides quality, innovative online learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy and math skills needed to be successful in both work and life. These topics will teach you the essentials of email.
- Sign Up For Yahoo
- About.com’s Email Tutorials
With more than 900 topic sites (Guide sites), About.com offers expert, quality content that helps users find solutions to a wide range of daily needs – from parenting, health care and technology to cooking, travel and many others. Here you will find their email tutorials.
- Free Email Tutorials
Free Email Tutorials is a comprehensive learning resource for all-things email! Their high-quality, graphic-rich email tutorials are available without subscription or annoying popups. Click on the email client of your choice and start learning.
- Cambridge Online: Web-Based Email
Cambridge Online is an educational charity and social enterprise based in Cambridge.
We help people from Cambridgeshire and the wider area to get online. They specialize in helping disabled and disadvantaged people, but their services are open to all.
- Sign Up for Gmail
The Google support page for registering a Gmail account-review the links and click the “Create an Account” button once you are ready to register.
- Sign Up for Hotmail/ Outlook
To sign up for a Hotmail account you must have a Microsoft account. Start the registration process with this link.