Technology for ESOL
Lesson Outline for Friday, January 11, 2013
8:30-9:00 Introduction to the class; go over syllabus; rules of the lab; review the
expected outcomes on page 2; introduction to class webpage:
9:00-9:30 Parts of a computer; a look inside your computer. Use the links under
“Computer Basics.” Learn the names of the parts and their functions.
Take the online quiz: “Parts of a Computer”
9:30-10:00 Using Your Chemeketa Gmail Account.
• opening your account
• changing the password (if necessary)
• checking mail
• opening an attachment and saving it to your desktop or flashdrive
• Google Drive and “the cloud”
• Saving a document to google drive.
• FREE office applications! Using Google Docs
Assignment: Respond to John’s first message of 10 January.
10:45-11:20 Start working on Tim Van Slyke’s Powerpoint called “Technology for
ESOL: Computer Basics and Operating System” Download it from
The instructor will hand out copies of the accompanying worksheet.
Homework: finish “Part 1” of the worksheet. This is all of it except
the last page and it covers everything through slides 23 and 24 of the