Free computer courses will begin in January 2023. More information will be posted here when available. Classes will be 3 hours in length. Clients will be able to sign up for individual topics or for the full series.
Getting Started with Google Applications - where students are introduced to each Google App, gaining an overview of both the general interface and Google Drive.
Google Docs 1: Essentials - where students explore the basics of Google Docs, learn how to open and save files, enter text, and use review tools.
Google Docs 2: Fundamentals - where students gain a more in-depth view of Docs, including how to format documents, work with tables, and complete a report using MLA guidelines.
Google Sheets 1: Essentials - where students learn the basics of Google Sheets, including rows and columns, selecting cells, entering formulas, and formatting data.
Google Sheets 2: Fundamentals - where students learn more advanced functions in Sheets, including relative/absolute cell references, changing cell formats, adding cell borders, and more.
Google Slides 1: Essentials - where students are introduced to Google Slides and its tools, including templates, themes, text boxes, shapes, word art, and more.
Google Slides 2: Fundamentals - where students learn more advanced concepts in Slides, like how to create better presentations, use charts and graphs, define hyperlinks, and more.
Google Collaboration - where students learn how to use the cooperative functions within Google Applications to work together to complete documents and presentations.
Google Forms - where students learn how to create and analyze Google Forms in order to create polls and quizzes for their classmates.
Microsoft Word Modules
Microsoft Word 1: Introduction - where students learn the basics of Microsoft Word: how to open files, enter and format text, use review tools, and more.
Microsoft Word 2: Applications - where students learn more in-depth functions in Word: how to format paragraphs and documents, use tables and cite within MLA guidelines.
Microsoft Word Skills Project - where students develop their Word skills by drafting a document based on a research topic they choose. Along the way, they revise their manuscript, use lists and tables, and eventually publish it as a PDF.
Microsoft Word Business Project - where students apply their Word skills to create a job description booklet for a fictional employer, along the way creating templates, a cover page, and a table of contents.
Microsoft Excel Modules
Microsoft Excel 1: Introduction - where students learn the essentials of Microsoft Excel, including cells, columns, rows, data entry, functions, cell references, and more.
Microsoft Excel 2: Applications - where students learn more advanced Excel functions and skills, like conditional formatting, sorting on multiple criteria, and data management.
Microsoft Excel Skills Project - where students apply their newfound Excel skills to import and process raw data, create graphs and analytical charts, and eventually export their findings to PDF printouts.
Microsoft Excel Business Project - where students apply their Excel skills to process business data, including performing financial analyses and calculating net income
Microsoft PowerPoint Modules
Microsoft PowerPoint 1: Introduction - where students learn the fundamentals of Microsoft PowerPoint, including slides, themes, text boxes, and templates.
Microsoft PowerPoint 2: Applications - where students learn more advanced PowerPoint skills: how to use links, art, and graphs to make more effective presentations.
Microsoft PowerPoint Skills Project - where students showcase their PowerPoint skills by developing a presentation on a topic of their choice, including adding text, images, transitions, and more.
Microsoft PowerPoint Business Project - where students apply their PowerPoint skills to create a presentation for a company that they’ll show at a fictional job fair.