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Shane Shennan


Host ID: 250

email: shaneshennan.nospam@nospam.gmail.com
episodes: 2

hpr1521 :: Cardboard Greeting Cards

Released on 2014-06-02 under a CC-BY-SA license.

Shane Shennan explains why he makes greeting cards out of pieces of cardbord boxes. He lists the supplies he uses and talks through his 3-step process.

Links: http://bit.ly/cardboardcards


hpr1308 :: Helping a New Computer User

Released on 2013-08-07 under a CC-BY-SA license.

Here is a list of the skills I teach new computer users:

A) Hardware:
1) Monitor and Tower
---Turning on the computer
2) Keyboard and Mouse
---Learning when to use the right mouse button, 
left button, and scroll wheel
---Seeing non-alphabetic keys
3) Printers and other Peripherals
---Understating the usefulness of printers, scanners, 
flash drives, etc.

B) Operating System:
1) Icons on the Desktop
---Moving, adding, and removing icons
2) Opening Applications
---Using the Start Menu to find applications
3) Managing and Resizing Windows
---Using the window controls to maximize, minimize, 
restore up, and close windows

C) File Management:
1) Creating a New Folder and Subfolders
2) Selecting Specific Files
---Single-click method
---Ctrl method
---Shift method
---Drawing-box-around-files method
---Ctrl + A method
3) Moving Files
---Drag & Drop
---Copy & Paste

D) Text Entry:
1) Using a simple notepad
---Entering and Saving Text
---Using the File Menu
2) Using a Word Processor
---Formatting text
---Using toolbars

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