Adult Learning Center
Course Descriptions and Schedule
2012 Class Schedule
Software companies frequently produce new versions of their products. You may find that the software we use in the classroom is different from the one you have at home, but you should be able to apply what you learn to your home environment.
Learn basic skills needed to correspond with friends and family using Email, navigating around the Web and searching for information of interest. The course includes: chat and instant messaging, organizing your browser, saving and downloading files, security, privacy, and on line commerce, viruses, anti-virus programs, and more. Students should be experienced in using a personal computer. Students should have completed the Computer Fundamentals course or possess equivalent skills.
Mondays @ 1:30-3:30 PM 8 weeks 6/11 – 7/30 $45
Introduction to Excel (I)
Learn to create & print spreadsheets for stocks, checking, or household accounts. Learn to enter/edit/format data; save/retrieve spreadsheet documents; view multiple spreadsheets; use format painter; create charts. Student must have completed the Computer Fundamentals course or possess equivalent skills. THIS IS NOT A CLASS FOR THE COMPUTER NOVICE.
Mondays @ 6:30-8:30 PM 8 weeks 6/11 – 7/30 $45
@ 10:00 – Noon
Word 2010 Intermediate All New!! (I)
This ALL NEW Intermediate course covers subjects like; Using Windows Explorer with Word, saving files, working with templates, formatting tools, adding hyperlinks, headers and footers, using time saving tools, mail merge, Password protection, digitally signature, working with multiple windows, split screens, send document by E-Mail and other functions. Students should have taken the Word 2010 Fundamental course or equivalent. They should understand the basics of using a Windows-based computer.. Knowledge of and experience with printing and using a Web browser is an asset, but not required.
Tuesday @ 10:00 - Noon 4 Week Course 6/12 - 7/3 $ 25
Word 2010 Advanced All New!! (A)
This ALL NEW Advance course covers subjects like working with; pictures such as; edit, crop, resize , clip Art, draw, resize, move shapes, advanced graphics and objects, text boxes, SmartArt, watermarks, Quick Parts, Blocks Organizer, tables functions, creating equations, and formatting and analyzing charts. Students should have taken the Word 2010 Fundamental course or equivalent. They should understand the basics of using a Windows-based computer.. Knowledge of and experience with printing and using a Web browser is an asset, but not required.
10:00 - Noon
4 Week Course
Introduction to Digital Cameras (A)
Introduction to PowerPoint (A)
Using Microsoft PowerPoint , this course introduces students to a very creative personal or business tool. One that can be used for presentations, visual memoirs, etc. You will also learn to use clip art, animation, and develop a slide show. It is strongly recommended that the student have completed Intro to Windows 7 and Introduction to Word. Course manual and student practice files are included.
Genealogy & Family History (B)
In this class you will learn how to seek information about your ancestors via the Internet. You will learn about different genealogy programs, and free Internet research sites. At the completion of the course you should be capable of writing and publishing a family history. Bring as much information about your ancestors as possible. You may use your own laptop or one of our computers.
It is recommended that the student have taken
the Computer Fundaments course or possess similar skills.
Wednesdays @ 10:00 – Noon
Introduction to Windows 7 (B)
Learn what the Windows 7 operating system can do, how to perform necessary maintenance, use of Windows Explorer, etc. Students should have Windows 7 on their home computers. Students should have completed the Computer Fundamentals course or possess equivalent skills.
Thursdays @ 1:30 – 3:30 PM 8 weeks 6/14 – 8/2 $45
Open Lab Sessions
Our Computer Lab will be available for supervised practice and assistance every Friday afternoon when classes are in session. The Lab will be open and the computers available with an experienced person to help students practice any parts of the lessons for which they need help. The lab is only open to former and current students.