Ask for help from the Librarians or check out our Tech 101 videos to learn more on how to use specific NWTC related technology!  Sign up for free hands-on training sessions.

The Library Computer Lab Technician (Carole Parish) offers one-on-one assistance and helps students become comfortable with using computers at NWTC during Library hours in SC215.  You can also schedule appointments for help in Starfish

Currently enrolled students who may require more in-depth computer skills assistance may be referred to Academic Coaching and Tutoring.

You might also want to check out the Computer and Technology Literacy Library Guide, which includes a list of recommended Computer Skills Online Tutorials, as well as a section on Microsoft Office: Word and PowerPoint.

A good resource to start with is the Basic Computer Skills Course, a self-paced tutorial that covers the following topics:

  • Computer devices
  • Operating systems (Windows)
  • Word processing software (Microsoft Word)
  • Basic email functions
  • File management techniques
  • Using the Internet
  • Exploring social media
  • Managing personal data


Check out our handout on the basics of Technology at NWTC (available in multiple languages!) attached below!