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TRiO Computer & Digital Literacy

Self-paced modules; Resources and support for computer and digital skills

1. Lesson (via Microsoft Digital Literacy)

Once you have created an account with an email provider and you have an email address, you're ready to communicate using email. You will simply need to log into your account to access your inbox and send and receive emails. You can access your email using your phone or computer as long as you have an internet connection. No matter which email provider you use, there are many features that most modern email applications have in common. These features may look slightly different depending on which provider you use, but you will use email in the same way in any case.

Watch the video in the link below to learn about the parts of the Outlook email interface that you can use to view, reply to, and send emails. Although Outlook is used in this video, the interfaces for other email providers will include the same general components.

Sending a message to someone is quick and simple using email. You can write and format your message, include other types of content like videos or images, choose who will receive your message, and send the message instantly.

Watch the video in the link below to learn more about how to send messages using Outlook.

Any emails you receive from others will be displayed in your inbox. From your inbox, you can select a message to open and read. You may then choose to reply to the person who sent you the message, forward the message to someone else, delete the message, and more.

Watch the video in the link below to learn how to read and reply to messages using Outlook.

2. Additional Practice

3. Test Your Knowledge

Personal Skills Assessment