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In Pictures: Online Computer Tutorials

In Pictures: Online Computer Tutorials

A collection of free, easy-to-follow illustrated tutorials for commonly used software products. Originally developed as part of a U.S. Department of Education study to help people with learning disabilities to learn computer skills. (Description from Librarians Index to the Internet). In creating In Pictures tutorials, we: Employ simple screenshots. Instead of video, our tutorials employ screenshots. This enables people to proceed comfortably at their own speed, click by click. Choose substance over style. Our research showed that black and white screenshots are the most user-friendly. Color make look snazzy, but black and white makes it easier to focus on what's important. Emphasize pictures over words. How-to books on office applications typically contain around 50,000 words. Our... Show More
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