This is a basic introduction to computers for those who do not have previous experience. How to turn on the computer, beginning keyboarding, learning finger motions with mouse operations, point and click, minimize, restore, and close. Students get computer hands-on time in using e-mail and an introduction to the Internet.
This is an intermediate computer course for individuals who currently own a computer with Windows 10 operating system, and have some basic computer skills. The course includes an overview of Windows, an introduction to word processing, an overview of File Explorer, Windows Mail, Windows Photos and other activities.
Everything You Wanted to know about Your iPad/iPhone
This course will teach you everything you need to know about your iPhone or iPad. The course meets twice a week for three weeks. Each session lasts 1 one and one-half hours. Items covered will include device geography, setting up and using your iPhone/iPad, texting and typing on your iPhone/iPad, email, e-readers, camera, Safari, Photo app and a variety of other miscellaneous items. Attendees must be able to download iOS 11 on their iPad or iPhone to attend the class which means iPhones must be at least a 5S or newer. A detailed manual is included in the course fee.
Microsoft Office (Word Processing)
This course provides basic instruction in word processing utilizing Microsoft Office Word 2016. Objectives include creating, opening, printing, and saving documents; spelling and grammar checks; font type, size & color; bullet and number lists; copying, cutting and pasting text; setting margins; setting tabs; forwarding word documents as attachments; saving Word documents as PDF files; inserting WordArt, graphics and photos into documents; creating newsletters, flyers, directories, and labels.
Intermediate Computers for the Mac
This is an intermediate computer course for individuals who currently own a Mac desktop or Mac laptop computer and have some basic computer skills. The course includes an overview of Mac operating systems, an introduction to word processing, an overview of Finder, Mac Mail, Mac Photos, Desktop Customization, Mission Control, Launchpad, the Dock, File Management, Siri, etc. The class consists of six 1 ½ hour sessions. The cost is $60.00 which includes a manual.
To take this class, you must have a Mac laptop which you can bring to class.
Digital Learning Workshops
Basic Computer Maintenance Workshop
Learn about anti-viruses, defragmentation, checking your hard drive for errors, removing temporary files, disk cleanup, emptying the recycle bin, deleting your browsing history and much more. Workshop consists of a single 2-hour session and costs $25 (includes manual).
Online Banking and Shopping Workshop
Learn how to shop online safely, how to use strong passwords, bank online safely, set up an online bank account, transfer money between accounts, reconcile your account, credit card alerts, using credit or debit and more. Workshop consists of two - 2-hour sessions and costs $25 (includes handout).
Backing Up Your Data Using External Media and iCloud Storage Workshop
This workshop will cover flash drives (use and proper ejection), automatic backup of your data (Windows 10 and Mac Time Machine), use of the Photo Stick for backing up photos, external hard drives, cloud storage of your documents and photos, description of personal cloud storage (OneDrive, Amazon Drive, Google Drive, Apple iCloud and Dropbox), online backup and choosing a service for cloud backup. This is a 3-hour workshop (two 1 ½ hour sessions). The cost is $25.00 which includes a manual.
This workshop is applicable for both Windows and Mac users.
One-On-One Computer Support
Would you like a personal consultation with a PC professional to discuss software-related issues (Windows, Office, antivirus, file storage, backing up, etc.)? Bring your laptop, smartphone, tablet or use one of the computers in the DLC classroom. Cost is $25 for a one-on-one fifty minute session.