Computer literacy, an essential skill:
Today computers have become a standard part of everyone’s education. Everyone is learning writing, reading and computing. Now we can feel the importance of learning computers in our day-to-day life. Computer literacy is inevitable, why?
Computer has become a standard in most places of business. In banking, computers are used to check your account information. Computers are used in auto repair shops to assess your car. In libraries, a computerized database is used to find books you need. Doctors use computers to keep patient records. The thing is---no matter whatever field you choose as your employment, chances are bright that you will have to use a computer as a fundamental tool. Your basic need should be to become computer literate. It will help you a lot to get a groovy job according to your desire. To become computer literate doesn’t mean you need to know everything about software you may encounter. It also doesn’t mean you need to know how to write software programs or networking. You just need to know some fundamental things about computers like opening and saving a file, using word processing program and sending and receiving emails—for beginners. It means to achieve a level of comfort around computers rather than having phobia and a feeling of misfortune. How could you become Computer Literate?
Most continuing education programs offer basic computer courses. These courses are mostly reasonably priced and scheduled very conveniently. You can join these courses in your schools or colleges, on weekends and evenings. These courses are offered free of cost or at a low fee by career retraining programs for those who qualify the tests. If you want to get more information on these career programs, you can check with your local Labor Department Office. You can also
check out many online courses and tutorials available on the Internet.