Tech Class Thursdays

Thursdays, May 2 – August 1, 2pm-3:30pm
These free classes are designed to provide an immersive experience for the beginner while also providing some useful hints for the more experienced user. Space is limited to only six computers, so registration is preferred, but walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Register here or by phone at 342-1130.

Date Topic          Description
May 2 Introduction to Microsoft Word Learn how to type, format, print, and save a document. Also learn to use the spellchecker and the cut, copy and paste commands. The class is hands-on; familiarity with a keyboard and mouse is necessary. Registration is required.
May 9 Introduction to Microsoft Excel Learn how to construct a basic spreadsheet. Topics include: formatting, editing, use of formulas, and how to name and save a spreadsheet. This class is hands-on; familiarity with a keyboard and mouse is necessary. Registration is required.
May 16 Introduction to Microsoft Power Point Create and edit a slideshow. Basic skills and experience with word processing and formatting and use of the computer mouse is required. Registration is required.
May 23 Facebook for Beginners Set up a profile on the popular social network and begin connecting to friends and family right away. Basic computer and mouse skills and a valid email address are required. Registration is required.
May 30 Building a Website We’ll use WordPress (a popular website software with free options) to practice building a website.
June 20 Converting Document Formats Learn how to convert documents from one file format to another. Save documents as a PDF, learn when you can convert from PDF to editable formats.
June 27 Google Drive Learn about Google Drive, the free cloud-based option for file storage, word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and forms.
July 11 Computer Basics This class is for those who are very new to computers. You will learn some terminology and have plenty of chances to ask questions.
July 18 E-Mail for Beginners This class will work on setting up a free G-Mail (Google e-mail) account, composing new messages, and replying to your mail.
July 25 Internet Fundamentals This class is for people who are unfamiliar with the internet. You will learn how to get to websites and how to search for information.
August 1 Tablets and Smartphone Basics Learn about the basic care and feeding of app-based devices including iPads, Androids, Kindles, and smartphones.
August 8 Cutting the Cable TV Cord Tired of paying too much for cable? Learn about using your internet connection to get new and live television programs.

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