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Computer Basics 1

This class will introduce you to PC fundamentals so you can relax and enjoy the world of Windows 10 computing! Using Microsoft Word Pad you will learn mouse techniques, keyboard instruction and keyboard shortcuts.You will explore menus, icons, buttons, and check boxes and understand hardware and software. Learn the best ways to power your PC on and off, and have fun in the process!

Prerequisite: None



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414302
McDowell Elementary
B4
Nicol 1/15 - 2/7 Tu Th 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM $29.00 View

Computer Basics 2

Continue beyond computer fundamentals to understand how items are stored on your PC or laptop. Create folders to organize pictures, music, and documents, then use "Search" to efficiently locate these files. Gain additional knowledge of Word Pad's formatting techniques, and then save documents to a folder and flash drive. Time permitting, students will also explore Google search techniques, receive a few email tips, and practice uploading and downloading email attachments.

Prerequisite: Recommended an understanding of the basics Computer operation.



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414402
McDowell Elementary
B4
Nicol 2/12 - 3/7 Tu Th 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM $29.00 View

iPad Basics

Explore iPad's features, functions, settings, and a few applications (Apps). Learn how to pinch and swipe; use device buttons, switches, and status icons; organize Apps; adjust settings; and conserve battery life. Discover how to connect to WIFI Hot Spots, and use the Clock, Keyboard, Siri, Dictation, and Camera.

No Class: 1/21 & 2/11/18



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414602
McDowell Elementary
B4
Nicol 1/14 - 2/13 Mo We 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM $29.00 View

iPad: Just Beyond the Basics

Bring your iPad to class again and continue your exploration as you investigate more useful iPad features including the Control Center, the Search function, and iCloud Backup. You will also learn the essentials of more Apps including Mail, Contacts, Safari and Photos.

Prerequisite: Understand the concepts in iPad Basics

No Class: 3/18 & 3/20/18



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414702
McDowell Elementary
B4
Nicol 2/25 - 3/27 Mo We 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM $29.00 View

Microsoft Excel Essentials

In order to ensure appropriate placement for your skill level, please contact Vera Nicol before registering for this class ([email protected]).

In this hands-on, instructor-led class you will learn and practice fundamental Excel skills for building effective spreadsheets for your workplace.  You will be provided with basic tips and tricks to enter data, create formulas and calculations, format cells, and print worksheets. Use your skills to track income, expenses, and investments; document assets; calculate gas mileage; and much more!



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412102
McDowell Elementary
B4
Nicol 1/15 - 1/31 Tu Th 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM $29.00 View

Microsoft Excel Essentials: Level 2

In order to ensure appropriate placement for your skill level, please contact Vera Nicol before registering for this class ([email protected]).

Take your basic Excel skills to the next level and enhance your workplace spreadsheets. Create advanced formulas and calculations; create and format charts and graphs; apply advanced formatting techniques; sort, filter and analyze data; work with multiple worksheets; and create contact lists and mail merges.



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412602
McDowell Elementary
B4
Nicol 2/5 - 2/21 Tu Th 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM $29.00 View

Microsoft Office Workplace Certificate

In order to ensure appropriate placement for your skill level, please contact Vera Nicol before registering for this class ([email protected]).

Become Proficient--and earn a certificate--in the Microsoft Office applications most widely required by Sonoma County employers: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.  LEARN the applications using on Windows 10 laptops. Your time is devoted to SELF-PACED activities designed for skills practice and retention. Textbook fee: $30 for each topic level. (Texts include online video tutorials.)

EXPLORE two levels of Word or Excel: basic &/or intermediate; ACHIEVE a basic understanding of PowerPoint or Outlook; and EARN a Certificate of Completion for each M.S. application you choose to explore.

No Class: 1/21, 2/11, 2/18, 3/18, & 3/20/18



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414102
McDowell Elementary
B4
Nicol 1/14 - 5/15 Mo We 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM $59.00 View

Microsoft Word Essentials

In order to ensure appropriate placement for your skill level, please contact Vera Nicol before registering for this class ([email protected]).

Use Microsoft Office Word to learn--or IMPROVE--essential skills for your workplace. In this hands-on, instructor-led class you will be provided with (and practice!) many tips and tricks for efficient word processing. You will learn how to set up, format, and edit documents; enter text; correct typing errors; and cut, copy, and/or paste text and pictures. Use these skills to create memos, letters, announcements, newsletters and/or brochures.



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414202
McDowell Elementary
B4
Nicol 2/26 - 3/14 Tu Th 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM $29.00 View

Microsoft Word Essentials: Level 2

In order to ensure appropriate placement for your skill level, please contact Vera Nicol before registering for this class ([email protected]).

Take your basic Word skills to the next level and enhance your memos, letters, newsletters and/or brochures. Learn to create templates, forms, envelopes, and Tables of Content. Perform a mail merge and work with page & section breaks, columns, & Headers & Footers, and further advance your Table skills by converting a Table into text or text into a Table.



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412702
McDowell Elementary
B4
Nicol 3/26 - 4/11 Tu Th 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM $29.00 View