Technology Classes

All technology classes require registration and are free. (Registration will be available 12/15/17)

Laptops will be provided for use during class, but you can bring your own laptop if you prefer. Keyboards & mouse available if needed.


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Basic Technology Classes

Class Title
Date & Time
Description Registration
Getting Started
Tuesday
01/09/18  1:30-2:30PM
This class is for those who have never used a computer or have very little experience with them. Get an overview of basic computer parts, using the mouse and keyboard, and an introduction to Microsoft Windows operating system. Laptops will be provided for use during class, but you can bring your own laptop if you prefer.
Registration
Saving & Finding Files
Tuesday
01/16/18
1:30-2:30PM
Learn how to save, find and organize files on your computer. This class if for those who are already somewhat familiar with Windows 10.  Not sure how to save them or where files go after you save them? Having trouble finding things you saved? Come to this class to find out how your computer is organized!
Registration
Searching
Internet
Tuesday
01/23/18
1:30-2:30PM
Learn about Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox & Google Chrome. This class will cover what web browsers are, how to use them, and how to customize them to fit your needs.
Registration
Email Basics
Tuesday
01/30/18
1:30-2:30PM
Learn how to use a web based e-mail. This class will cover how to send & receive e-mail, how to use attachments, etc. Those registered for this class will need to know how to use a mouse & keyboard.
Registration

Microsoft Office Basics/Productivity Series

Class Title
Date & Time
Description Registration
Word Basics
Wednesday
01/10/18
6:30-7:30PM
Participants will learn the fundamentals of using the word processing application Microsoft Word.
Registration
PowerPoint Basics
Wednesday
01/17/18
6:30-7:30PM
PowerPoint is a popular presentation creation software that uses slides. Learn how to create, edit and save a basic presentation using PowerPoint.
Registration
Excel Basics
Wednesday
01/24/18
6:30-7:30PM
Excel spreadsheets allow you to easily store, organize and manipulate data. In this class, you will learn the basics of Excel (inserting text, basic functions, AutoSum, AutoFill, and more) by creating a basic budget spreadsheet and making Excel do all the math for you!
Registration
Excel Advanced
Wednesday
01/31/18
6:30-7:30PM
Learn how to make Excel do the work for you by using commonly accessed formulas and functions. Expand your knowledge about freezing rows, using tables, and conditional formatting. Basic Excel skills required.
Registration

Social Media Basics

Class Title
Date & Time
Description Registration
Facebook
Basics
Thursday
01/11/18
1:30-2:30PM

Those registered for this class will need to know how to use a mouse & keyboard, as well as have an e-mail address. This class will consist of learning the fundamentals of using Facebook.
Registration
Twitter &
YouTube
Thursday
01/18/18
1:30-2:30PM
Learn how to create accounts, share, and connect with other users of Twitter and YouTube Basics: YouTube is the most popular online video streaming service in the world. Come learn about channels, subscriptions, playlists, and uploading your own videos to YouTube.

Registration
Pinterest Thursday
01/25/18
1:30-2:30PM
Learn how to create accounts, share, pin favorites and connect with other users of Pinterest.
Registration

Security Basics

Class Title
Date & Time
Description Registration
Security 101
Passwords
& Logins
Tuesday
02/06/18
1:30-2:30PM
Learn how to stay safe online by protecting your personal information by understanding the importance of unique passwords and logins.
Registration
Scams & Viruses
Tuesday
02/13/18
1:30-2:30PM
Learn how to safeguard yourself against phishing and tech support scam attacks, malware and viruses.
Registration
Google Safe
Tuesday
02/20/18
1:30-2:30PM
Learn about this blacklist service that provides a list of suspicious sites to avoid. Registration
Antivirus Software
Tuesday
02/27/18
1:30-2:30PM
What to look for when purchasing antivirus software.
Registration

Employment & Job Help

Class  Title
Date & Time
Description Registration
Resumes Wednesday
02/07/18
6:30-7:30PM
Whether you already have a resume or need to start from scratch, come learn how to use Microsoft Word to create a professional looking resume using basic and advanced formatting tools. Basic Word skills required. Registration
Job Searching
Wednesday
02/14/18
6:30-7:30PM
Learn practical steps that you can take to improve your chances of getting a job. Registration
LinkedIn Wednesday
02/21/18
6:30-7:30PM
LinkedIn is the largest professional networking site available today. Learn how to use it to your advantage. Similar to Facebook but for business professionals. Registration
Language Software
Wednesday
02/21/18
6:30-7:30PM
Learn about language software that can increase your chances at employment.
Registration

Social Media Advanced

Class Title
Date & Time
Description Registration
Facetime Thursday
02/01/18
1:30-2:30PM
Learn about this unique video chat application developed by Apple.
Registration
Skype Thursday
02/08/18
1:30-2:30PM
Learn how to use this application to have a conversation with someone using a webcam over the Internet.
Registration
Google Hangouts
Thursday
02/15/18
1:30-2:30PM
Google Hangouts is a communication platform developed by Google which includes instant messaging, video chat, SMS and VOIP features. Registration