Just get a new Mac? Or simply need a refresher? We’ll cover all the basics of the keyboard and mouse, using the Finder, sending email, browsing the web, organizing and sharing your digital photos, and more. Hands on with time to review and practice in class. Bring your laptop if you have one. This is a slow paced class using the Mt. Lion operating system.
Would you like to explore all the many features of the iPad before purchasing one? The Adult School now has a set of classroom iPads for you to try out and experience. Discover easy online surfing, eBooks, videos, calendars, music and much more. Play games, post Facebook updates and organize your life using the over 650,000 apps available.
iWork is Apple’s suite of productivity applications akin to Microsoft Office. iWork consists of a word processor/page layout program (Pages), a spreadsheet (Numbers), and a presentation package (Keynote). They are easy to use and you can share documents between your Mac, your iPad, and your iPhone or iPod Touch through iCloud. They can also open and save documents compatible with Microsoft Office. We’ll look at all three apps and their features.
If you'd rather not wait in line at the local Genius Bar, give this class a whirl. Bring your questions, we'll try to find answers. We'll fill any open time with various tips and tricks, from both the instructor and the students--so bring your favorite tip to share. We guarantee you'll learn something new.
Sometimes the worst thing that can happen to you is when your best friend changes her phone number. You have to remember to change it on your iPhone, your computer, maybe even your iPad. Or you schedule a lunch date and you have to update your calendar on all your digital devices. No more.
iPad is a marvelous product that provides the best way to experience the web, email, and pictures. And on top of all that, it’s a fantastic book reader, outstanding video player, and there are more than 650,000 apps (including more than 225,000 just for the iPad) available for it.
This hands-on class is designed as an introduction to Microsoft Access Databases with an emphasis on applying book skills to realistic office/school examples. Skills covered in this course include creating tables, previewing and printing data, designing databases, creating database objects, formatting tables, lookup fields, field properties, and queries.
Look out PowerPoint here comes Prezi. Organize and share your ideas using Prezi presentation software. Take your audience on a visual journey with its’ zooming tools. Show the big picture or zoom in on the fine details. You can also access your presentation from anywhere using this cloud based application. Sharing ideas just became more fun and exciting.
Make your life easy with Outlook by learning the program that allows you to send and receive electronic mail (email), maintain an address book of all of your contacts, have a place to enter personal appointments and tasks, set up meetings with others, and keep you organized by reminding you of all you need to do.
Are you frustrated with using the “hunt and peck” method to type on your computer? Need to improve your employment skills? In this self-paced computerized course, students will learn alphabetic and numeric keyboarding by touch. Lessons extend from beginning to proficient levels. Students receive a certificate verifying w.p.m. typing speed and accuracy upon completion.
Are you keyboarding at a proficient level but want to increase your speed and accuracy? This course is for the student who has a knowledge of the alphabetic and numerical keyboard at 40 w.p.m. or have taken the Beginning Keyboarding class but want additional practice hours. Students receive a certificate verifying w.p.m. typing speed and accuracy upon completion.
This hands-on class is designed as an introduction to Spreadsheets with an emphasis on applying book skills to realistic office/school examples. Skills covered in this course include editing, viewing, and printing worksheets, working with formulas and functions, formatting cells, changing the appearance of worksheets, charting basic and working with large worksheets.
Getting back into the workforce and need computer skills? Strengthen your job performance and/or employability by learning Windows 7. This course is for both novice computer users as well as those who already have some basic computer experience but need to learn the following skills before progressing to a more advanced class.
Explore Office 2010 Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. Through instruction and hands-on practice, this course provides an overview of the powerful software tools in the Office 2010 Suite. Students gain practical knowledge to navigate the Office environment and utilize these tools at work or home. This course prepares students to move on to more advanced MS Office courses to further enrich their knowledge.
Use Weebly’s easy drag and drop tools to build a professional website. It’s fun, simple and best of all it’s FREE! Choose from over 100 professionally designed website themes. Once you’ve chosen a theme simply add content elements such as text, photos, maps, videos, slideshows and forms. Hosting (makes a website accessible via the World Wide Web) and a Domain name (your web address) are included completely free.