Participants will learn about the different parts of a computer as well as take a visual tour of the desktop of a Windows 7 computer. Participants will also learn common keyboard commands and practice typing. For beginning computer users.
Learning to Use the Internet
Participants will learn the basic layout of the Internet Explorer web browser. Participants will also work with browser Tabs and conduct searches using Search Engines and web addresses. Prerequisite: Must have computer competence – mouse skills and some typing.
Microsoft Excel 2016 Basics Part 1
Participants will go through some basic Excel terminology before learning how to move around the spreadsheet. Participants will then build some simple financial documents to practice on, using simple functions, formulas (such as addition), and constants.
Prerequisite: Must have solid Word experience.
Microsoft Excel 2016 Basics Part 2
Participants will learn how to create lists, sort data, add codes, format numbers, and work with fill series. Participants will also work with various formulas and functions. Prerequisite: Participation in the Microsoft Excel 2016 Basics Part 1 class or similar.
Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 Basics
Participants will learn about the parts of the PowerPoint screen and go through the steps of making a simple presentation. Topics include how to create slides and add text, how to add colors and background design, how to add transitions and animations to make slides “pop”, and how to set up a slideshow in order to present it. Prerequisite: Must have solid Word experience.
Microsoft Word 2016 Basics Part 1
Participants will learn about the parts of the Word window and practice formatting and editing text. Participants will also learn how to Cut, Copy, and Paste text, as well as how to Save a Word document. For students with no previous Word experience. Prerequisite: Must have mouse skills.
Microsoft Word 2016 Basics Part 2
Participants will type some text in Word and then learn how to work with commands such as setting tabs, margins, columns, and spell-check. Prerequisite: Participation in the Microsoft Word 2016 Basics Part 1 class or similar.
Introduction to Cloud Computing: Saving Documents, Photos, and Files Online
Participants will learn what cloud computing is and how it works. Participants will examine three popular cloud computing applications: Apple iCloud, Microsoft OneDrive, and Google Drive during the class. Prerequisite: Must have basic computer and Internet skills.
Introduction to Tablets
Are you new to tablet computers and interested in learning a little bit about them? During this presentation, participants will learn what a tablet is, some common uses for a tablet, and get an overview of some basic tablet features. Even though the class format is lecture-based, participants will get some hands-on practice with tablets during the session. Participants with tablets may bring them to the class. Tablets will be provided for those who do not have them.