Despite the fact that many of us are computer savvy enough to have learned the basics long ago, a digital divide still exists between those who know how to use technology and those who struggle with it. If you've ever had to teach the basics to someone, you know that many people do not understand all of the shortcuts right away. This article from Lifehacker provides a good starting point for anyone teaching new computer users basic commands like copy, cut and paste. It would be particularly useful for public librarians or educators working with nontraditional students who struggle with technology.
Help New Computer Users Learn to Copy, Cut, and Paste
Friday, May 13th, 2011