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SCHEDULE OF INSTRUCTOR-LED COMPUTER COURSES
 
Basic Computers I & Keyboarding (see description below)
  • Basic Computers I, Keyboarding    $30    Tue    3/27 – 6/5/18    10:45 - 2:00pm
  • Basic Computers I, Keyboarding    $30    Tue    3/27 – 6/5/18    6:15 – 8:45pm
 
MS Word | MS Excel I | MS PowerPoint (2016) - All Self-Paced Learning
See the Career Skills Center Lab hours below
 
Instructor-led Intermediate MS Excel 2016 coming in March 2018 (EVENINGS only)
  • Intermediate Excel 2016    $40 + $5    Thur 3/27 – 6/5/18    6:15 – 8:45pm
 
 
COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
 
Instructor-led Intermediate MS Excel 2016 coming in March 2016 (EVENINGS only)
Prerequisite: Beginning Excel 2016 - To review the Excel skills you must have BEFORE taking this class, click here and see units 1-12
Make sure you're ready for the Intermediate Excel class!  Enroll in the Career Skills Center Lab TODAY to work independently on lessons 1-12!
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Class meets: Thursday 6:15 - 8:45pm
Dates: 3/29 - 6/7/2018
Cost: $40 class fee + 5 materials fee (bring your own 3-ring binder and flashdrive)
 
What you'll learn in the Intermediate Excel course:
  • Simple to complex formulas
  • Functions
  • Working with large worksheets
  • Sorting, filtering, grouping and subtotaling data
  • Tables & Charts
  • Tracking and inspecting workbooks
  • Pivot Tables & What-if analysis
  • Look-ups
 
CLICK HERE to learn more about the self-paced computer courses you can take through the Career Skills Center
 

 

Basic Computers I & Keyboarding

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the beginning operations needed to use the computer and on building keyboarding and table/data entry skills. With the instructor’s guidance, students will work independently/self-paced on a variety of keyboarding tasks, and will participate in weekly, instructor-led mini-lessons to learn beginning computer commands.  The class will be conducted in the computer lab and will be taught in English.

 

Prerequisites

Before joining this course students must be able to: Read and understand spoken English at IL or higher

  

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, students will be able to:
  • Turn on a computer, launch a program, use a pointing device
  • Identify, locate and use letters, numbers and special keys (e.g., space bar, shift, backspace & delete
  • Re-type text from a book or other source in an MS Word 2016 document.
  • Enter alpha and numerical data into an worksheet or online form
  • Use the 10-key pad to enter numbers onto an Excel 2016 spreadsheet
  • Differentiate between the title bar, menu bar, the ribbon and the task bar
  • Use the basic commands in the file menu (save, save as, open, close, print)
  • Edit and make changes to an existing PowerPoint

 

Digital Technology for Caregivers (integrated with Residential Caregiver Training)

The purpose of this course is to help students use computer and technology tools to manage their life and career as a Caregiver, as well as to help their client’s stay connected to friends and loved ones who cannot be present in person. Students will also create their own Disease Information Resource Guide by conducting internet research and typesetting their findings on a MS Word document.

 

Prerequisites

  • Read and understand spoken English at IL or higher,
  • Have basic computer skills
  • Have, or create, an e-mail account from Google, i.e., Gmail

  

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, students will be able to:
  • Use email techniques: send, reply, forward, cc and bcc; sending emails with attachments and with links to websites
  • Use Calendar meetings on Google Calendar and create contacts in Google Contacts
  • Explain the benefits of synching your online calendar and email to your mobile device
  • Use Moodle (an online learning system)
  • Perform internet research on health and human services topics
  • Use technology-based communication tools to help clients stay connected to family and loved ones who cannot be present physically
  • Use MS Word and the internet to create a disease information resource guide
UPCOMING ASSESSMENT & PLACEMENT DATES
Mon Feb 12th 10:45am
Mon Feb 12th 5:30pm
Mon Mar 12th 10:45am
Mon Mar 12th 5:30pm
Mon Mar 19th 10:45am
Mon Mar 19th 5:30pm
Mon Mar 26th 10:45am
Mon Mar 26th 5:30pm
Mon Apr 9th 10:45am
Mon Apr 9th 5:30pm