It is easy to feel stupid if you are trying to learn how to use github if you are not a software developer. Many of the tutorials are aimed at people who are software developers who have used similar tools. Worse, if you are not used to source control, then getting your mind around what state your file is in at any given time can be confusing.
Despite that, if you are commited to learn how to use Github and git (the basis for Github), I recommend you do the following:
Start with this two part tutorial: GitHub For... [More]