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VIRTUAL Computer CLASSES 

Basics | Word | Excel | PowerPoint | Access | Photoshop

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.*

BASICS

EMAIL BASICS

Learn how to complete basic email tasks, including sending messages, uploading attachments and organizing your inbox. This class will also discuss security tips and email etiquette.
Tuesday, February 2 / 10 – 11 AM

WINDOWS 10 BASICS

Learn how to use the newest Windows operating system. Explore new features, including the redesigned Start Menu, Microsoft Edge and OneDrive.
Thursday, February / 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.
Tuesday, January 19 / 10 – 11 AM
Saturday, February 27 / 10 – 11 AM
 

WORD: FORMATTING BASICS

Learn how to format text in Word using individual and global formatting features. This class will review font group options like drop caps and hanging indents as well as styles and borders.
Wednesday, January / 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, January / 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, January 26 / 10 – 11 AM
Tuesday, February 23 / 10 – 11 AM
 

WORD: TABLES, TAB STOPS & IMAGES

Learn how to add organization and visual interest to your Word documents using tables and images.
Wednesday, February 3 / 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.
Thursday, February 4 / 10 – 11 AM


EXCEL

EXCEL: ADVANCED TOOLS

Learn how to use advanced tools in Excel to manage and work with spreadsheet data. This class will review how to apply data validation rules, convert data to a table, use paste special options and work with multiple worksheets.
Thursday, January 14 / 1 – 2 PM
Tuesday, February 9 / 10 – 11 AM
 

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.
Thursday, January 14 / 7 – 8 PM
Thursday, February 11 / 10 – 11 AM
 

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, January 25 / 7 – 8 PM
Wednesday, February 17 / 10 – 11 AM
 

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, January 30 / 10 – 11 AM
Wednesday, February 10 / 1 – 2 PM
 

INTRODUCTION TO EXCEL, PART 2

Continue learning some of the basic features in Excel. Topics covered will include number formats, sorting and filtering, moving and copying worksheets, and freezing panes.
Monday, February 1 / 7 – 8 PM
Wednesday, February 24 / 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.
Tuesday, February 16 / 10 – 11 AM
 

EXCEL: PIVOT TABLES

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.
Monday, February 22 / 7 – 8 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.
Wednesday, January 27 / 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.
Thursday, January 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 will also discuss how to establish relationships and create a simple query.
Thursday, February 4 / 7 – 8 PM


PHOTOSHOP

INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOSHOP

Learn how to edit and manipulate images using basic Photoshop tools. Topics include navigating the Photoshop interface, cropping and rotating images, using color correction tools and working with layers.
Thursday, February 25 / 1 – 2 PM


*Registration opens 30 days before the class date and close 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.