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VIRTUAL Computer CLASSES 

Computer Essentials  |  Word  |  Excel  |  PowerPoint Google Apps  |  Outlook  Access  |  Publisher

Virtual class guidelines:
  • These classes will be held virtually using Screenleap, which requires a web browser and an internet connection. There is no additional software to download. Google Chrome is the recommended browser.
  • A valid email address is required for registration. Registrants will receive an email with a link to join the class at least an hour before the start time.
  • Registration opens 30 days before the start of the class and closes prior to the start of the class.*

Computer Essentials

Windows 10

Learn how to use the newest Windows operating system. Explore new features, including the redesigned Start Menu, Microsoft Edge and OneDrive.
Thursday, July 8 / 7 – 8 PM
 

Internet Basics

Learn how to use web browsers and search engines to navigate the internet. This class will also discuss how to stay secure while searching for and submitting information online.
Tuesday, July 13 / 7 – 8 PM
Thursday, August 5 / 1 – 2 PM
 

Email Basics

Learn how to complete basic email tasks, including sending messages, uploading attachments and organizing your inbox. We'll also discuss security tips and email etiquette.
Wednesday, June 23 / 1 – 2 PM
Thursday, August 19 / 10 – 11 AM

WORD

Introduction to Word

Learn how to enter and format text and images, change line spacing, and copy and paste in Microsoft Word. This class will also discuss saving and printing tips.
Monday, July 19 / 1 – 2 PM
Wednesday, August 4 / 7 – 8 PM
 

Word: Tables, Tab Stops & Images

Learn how to add organization and visual interest to your Word documents using tables and images.
Wednesday, July 21 / 1 – 2 PM
 

Word: Managing Documents

Learn how to apply advanced formatting features to documents in Word. We’ll discuss how to apply formatting styles, use page and section breaks, insert a table of contents, and add headers, footers and page numbers to a document.
Wednesday, June 9 / 1 – 2 PM
 

Word: Mail Merge

Learn how to use a list of contact information to quickly create letters, mailing labels and other documents in Microsoft Word.
Thursday, June 24 / 10 – 11 AM
 

Word: Advanced Tools

Explore advanced features of Word, including track changes, comments and footnotes. Learn how Microsoft generates different citation styles – such as MLA and APA – in your document.
Tuesday, July 27 / 10 – 11 AM


EXCEL

Introduction to Excel, Part 1

Learn the basics of the popular spreadsheet software Excel. In this class, we will tour the Excel interface; learn how to enter, autofill and format data; and review saving and printing tips.
Monday, June 21 / 7 – 8 PM
Wednesday, August 11 / 1 – 2 PM
 

Introduction to Excel, Part 2

Continue learning some of the basic features in Excel. Topics covered will include formatting numbers, sorting and filtering, moving and copying worksheets, and freezing panes.
Tuesday, June 29 / 7 – 8 PM
Tuesday, August 17 / 10 – 11 AM
 

Excel: Data Visualization

Learn how to use tools available in Excel to visualize your spreadsheet data. We’ll discuss how to insert and format charts and quickly highlight trends using conditional formatting rules.
Saturday, July 17 / 10 – 11 AM
 

Excel: Data Analysis

Learn how to use some of Excel’s data analysis tools like Goal Seek, Scenario Manager and Data Tables.
Wednesday, July 14 / 1 – 2 PM
 

Excel: Formulas & Functions

Learn how to calculate and summarize spreadsheet data using formulas and functions in Excel. This class will review basic mathematical formulas as well as introduce a variety of popular functions, including text and summary functions.
Saturday, June 26 / 10 – 11 AM
Monday, August 9 / 7 – 8 PM
 

Excel: Advanced Functions

Learn how to evaluate and retrieve data using some of the logical and lookup functions available in Excel. This class will also discuss defining and using named ranges in a spreadsheet.
Wednesday, June 30 / 1 – 2 PM
Wednesday, August 18 / 1 – 2 PM
 

Excel: Pivot Tables, Part 1

Learn how to use Pivot Tables to quickly analyze and summarize large amounts of information. In this introduction to Pivot Tables, we will discuss how to design and manage Pivot Tables, explore tips for setting up source data and learn how to summarize numerical, date and time data.
Tuesday, July 6 / 10 – 11 AM
Saturday, August 7 / 10 – 11 AM
 

Excel: Pivot Tables, Part 2

Continue learning Pivot Table features that help summarize and organize large sets of data. This class will discuss sorting, filtering and grouping as well as Pivot Charts.
Thursday, July 29 / 10 – 11 AM
 

Excel: Advanced Tools

Learn how to use advanced tools in Excel to manage and work with spreadsheet data. We’ll review how to apply data validation rules, convert data to a table, use paste special options and work with multiple worksheets.
Thursday, July 8 / 1 – 2 PM


POWERPOINT

PowerPoint 1

Geared toward the beginner, this class offers an overview of Microsoft PowerPoint, a software program for designing creative presentations and slideshows. Create a simple presentation and learn how to add text, images and transitions to slides.
Monday, June 28 / 1 – 2 PM
 

PowerPoint 2

For those already familiar with Microsoft PowerPoint, build on what you know to take your presentation to the next level. Topics include using slide master and adding animations, hyperlinks, videos and sound.
Tuesday, July 20 / 10 – 11 AM


Google Apps

Introduction to Google Apps

Explore Google’s popular web-based applications. We’ll discuss how to use Google Drive to store and organize files in the cloud, as well as how to create and share documents in Google Docs.
Tuesday, August 31 / 1 – 2 PM


OUTLOOK

Introduction to Outlook

Learn how to use Microsoft Outlook for personal or professional use. This class covers sending, receiving and organizing emails; maintaining a calendar; and adding contacts.
Wednesday, July 28 / 1 – 2 PM


Access

Introduction to Access

Explore database fundamentals in this introduction to Microsoft Access. Learn how to build a simple database, create tables and import existing data from Excel. We’ll also discuss how to establish relationships and create a simple query.
Tuesday, August 3 / 10 – 11 AM
 

Access: Queries

Learn how to calculate, retrieve and manage data in Access using queries. We’ll review how to build a simple query, explore different query types and learn how to create calculated fields.
Monday, August 23 / 1 – 2 PM


PUBLISHER

Publisher Basics

Learn the basics of Microsoft Publisher by using objects to create flyers, newsletters and other types of documents.
Tuesday, August 10 / 10 – 11 AM


*Registration opens 30 days before the class date and closes prior to the start of the class: 

  • For classes beginning at 10 AM, registration closes at 4 PM the day before the class. 
  • For classes beginning at 1 PM, registration closes at 7 PM the day before the class. 
  • For classes beginning at 7 PM, registration closes at 9 AM on the day of the class.