Evening Computer Classes

Level 0                 Introductory courses for the novice and those who need to understand basics.

Level 1                 For those who understand basic computer concepts and terminology.

Level 2                 For more experienced students who want to expand their knowledge and computer skills.

 

Keyboarding

Instructor: D. Jecks

Level 0 – Learn how to touch-type (type text without looking at your keyboard) with the help of an instructor and Keyboarding Pro, a typing tutorial software that includes lessons, activities and educational games. Whether you are a beginner or want to improve your keyboarding skills, this class will help you type faster, improve your accuracy and become more productive. By the end of the course, you will know how to touch-type letters, numbers and symbols.

A workbook is included in the fee.

Mon. – Thurs.      Oct. 6-Oct. 9                        6-8 p.m.
CRN 82003         Outreach-Rm. 401               Tuition Fee $65

 

Computer Basics

Instructor: M. DeGrauwe

Level 0 – Start at the very beginning. Learn how to log into your computer, shut down your computer correctly, minimize and maximize your program windows, and navigate/arrange program commands on the Start menu. You also will find files, utilize the toolbar, save files and much more. This class will include a short introduction to word processing (Word) and spreadsheets (Excel).

A Windows 7 reference guide is included in the fee.

4 Mondays          Sept. 8-Sept. 29                  5:30-7:30 p.m.
CRN 81900         Outreach-Rm. 402               Tuition Fee $65

4 Mondays          Nov. 10-Dec. 1                    5:30-7:30 p.m.
CRN 81901         Outreach-Rm. 402               Tuition Fee $65

 

Continuation of Computer Basics

Instructor: M. DeGrauwe

Prerequisite: Computer Basics skills

Level 0 – Continue to learn the basics of using a computer. Learn how to use Explorer to locate files/folders, plug in/properly unplug a USB flash drive, create new folders, move/copy folders, use Internet Explorer to browse the web, and perform a basic search using Google. A Windows 7 reference guide is included in the fee.

4 Mondays          Oct. 6-Nov. 3                       5:30-7:30 p.m.
CRN 81902         Outreach-Rm. 402               Tuition Fee $65
(No class Oct. 10)

 

Moving to Windows 8.1

Instructor: E. Duffy

Prerequisite: Experience with Windows XP OR Windows Vista OR Windows 7

Level 1 – Are you already familiar with a previous version of Windows but need help with Windows 8.1? Learn to work your way through this operating system. This session will demonstrate the features making it easy to follow and understand. A Windows 8.1 reference guide is included in the fee.

1 Wednesday     Nov. 19                                5:45-8:45 p.m.
CRN 81903         Outreach-Rm. 405               Fee $40

 

Introduction to Word 2010

Instructor: D. Jecks

Prerequisite: Basic Windows skills

Level 1 – Learn about creating a basic document, margins, editing, find and replace, using numbers and bullets, spell checking, saving, paragraph and character formatting, printing and much more. A workbook is included in the fee.

4 Tuesdays         Sept. 9-Sept. 30                  5:30-7:30 p.m.
CRN 81904         Outreach-Rm. 402               Tuition Fee $65

 

Intermediate Word 2010

Instructor: D. Jecks

Prerequisite: Word Level 1 or Introduction to Word 2010

Level 2 – Continue to improve your Word skills with this class. Learn how to use styles and themes, tabs, headers and footers, tables, graphics with pictures, clipart and SmartArt, columns and watermarks. A workbook is included in the fee.

4 Tuesdays         Oct. 14-Nov. 4                     5:30-7:30 p.m.
CRN 81905         Outreach-Rm. 402               Tuition Fee $65

 

Introduction to Excel 2010                                  

Instructor: E. Duffy

Prerequisite: Basic Windows skills

Level 1 – Learn to use the power of Microsoft’s spreadsheet program and beginning concepts of building a worksheet including how to use the toolbar; create, edit, save, format and print worksheets; enter labels, values and formulas. A workbook is included in the fee.

4 Wednesdays   Sept. 10-Oct. 1                    5:30-7:30 p.m.
CRN 81906         BHC ALC-Rm. 112              Tuition Fee $65

 

Intermediate Excel 2010

Instructor: E. Duffy

Prerequisite: Excel Level 1 or Introduction to Excel

Level 2 – Continue to enhance your spreadsheet skills with this class. Learn how to use advanced formulas, sort and filter data, customize the Ribbon, name ranges, create charts, insert graphics and more. A workbook is included in the fee.

4 Wednesdays   Oct. 22-Nov. 12                   5:30-7:30 p.m.
CRN 81907         BHC ALC-Rm. 112              Tuition Fee $65

 

Access 2010

This series will teach what you need to know to work with an existing database or create one of your own. By the end of the series, you will know how to create and work with tables, queries, forms, and reports. Level 1 is offered in the day and the evening. Levels 2 and 3 are offered in the day only.

 

Level 1

Instructor: E. Duffy

Prerequisite: Basic Windows, Microsoft Office Word and Excel, and an understanding of a database.

You will learn to create and work with tables, the foundation of your database. Specific skills to be covered include: creating tables, editing and modifying tables, setting field properties, finding and filtering data, creating relationships, using simple queries, and printing data.

3 Tuesdays         Oct. 14-Oct. 28                   5:45-7:45 p.m.
CRN 81908         Outreach-Rm. 405               Fee $90

 

iPad: Beginner

Instructor: E. Duffy

Level 1 – Are you unsure how to use your iPad? Learn the basics of using your device from settings to apps. Understand your Home Screen. Learn how to use the Internet, how to add contacts, how to set up an e-mail account, what is the app store and iTunes, and much more. Bring your iPad with you to class. It must be charged and ready to use. You should have created your Apple ID and activated your device. A reference guide is included in the fee.

1 Tuesday           Nov. 4                                 5:45-7:45 p.m.
CRN 81909         Outreach-Rm. 204               Fee $20

 

iPad: Intermediate

Instructor: E. Duffy

Level 2 – Increase your iPad skills and knowledge through tips and tricks for using this device. Use some of the more interesting and unique applications available for iPad users. Discover FaceTime and how to make video calls with family and friends. Bring your iPad to class to use.

1 Tuesday           Nov. 18                               5:45-7:45 p.m.
CRN 81910         Outreach-Rm. 204               Fee $20

 

Buying on eBay                                                     

Instructor: E. Duffy

Prerequisite: Basic computer skills and an existing email account are required.

Level 1 – Learn how to find your way through eBay. Browse for bargains, learn how to bid, learn bidding strategies and why use Buy It Now. After you are notified to be the winner – what’s next? How do you pay, what is PayPal, is there insurance, what if your item doesn’t meet expectations and what about privacy?

2 Tuesdays         Sept. 9-Sept. 16                 5:45-7:15 p.m.
CRN 81911         Outreach Rm. 405               Fee $30

 

Selling on eBay                                                     

Instructor: E. Duffy

Prerequisite: Basic computer skills and an existing email account are required.

Level 1 – Turn items from your attic and basement into cash using online auction sites. This fun, informative hands-on computer class teaches you how to put your unwanted items up for sale on eBay. Some experience in eBay or the first class on Buying on eBay is helpful for this class.

3 Tuesdays         Sept. 23-Oct. 7                   5:45-7:45 p.m.
CRN 81912         Outreach-Rm. 405               Fee $35