Computer Classes

January Computer Classes

You are cordially invited to attend the weekly Thursday morning computer classes.  Sessions run until noon.  January classes include:Jan. 3: Email basicsJan. 10: Microsoft WordJan. 17: Microsoft ExcelFeb. 7: Microsoft PowerpointPlease note that classes will not be held on Jan. 24 or Jan. 31.

December Computer Classes

You are cordially invited to attend the weekly Thursday morning computer classes.  December sessions are:Introduction to Personal Computers (Dec. 6)Internet Basics  (Dec. 13)DC Public LIbrary website (Dec. 20)Please note, no class is scheduled for Dec. 27; classes will resume on Jan. 3, 2013 with Email Basics. 

Computer Workshop

Do you have questions about downloading our ebook selections on Overdrive?Would you like to set up an email account?Or would you simply like to know how to surf the Internet?Come down every Thursday and we will explore cyberspace together. Please check with the Reference Desk or call 202-727-0970 to find out where the next classes are being held.

Internet Job Seeking 101

Learn to use online job boards and job search engines to find the right job for you. Discover where you can build your résumé online. Learn the steps to an effective job search and the organizational tools to help you stay on top of your job-seeking process. Seats are filled on a first-come, space available basis.Instructor: N. ShinerComputer Lab, Rm. 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. The ability to execute the skills learned in PC Basics, Web I Basics and Email Basics.Class Objectives:

HTML Basics

Introduction to simple Web page design, using the HyperText Markup Language (.html). Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: D. RogersComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate, Web I Basics, Web II Intermediate and Email Basics. A significant amount of typing is required!You will learn to:

Email Basics

Learn to use the basic features of Web-based email and the significant function of attaching a document, such as your résumé, to your email transmission. The job search process requires that you have an established email account. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: D. P. GroganComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Web I Basics.You will learn to:

Web I Basics

Learn the basic terminology and navigational skills associated with surfing and searching the Internet via the World Wide Web. These skills can help you complete online job applications. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: N. ShinerComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics.You will learn to:

PowerPoint Basics

Learn the basic features for creating a dynamic PowerPoint (slide show) presentation. This software is widely used in the workplace and in educational settings. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: D. P. GroganComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Word II Intermediate.You will learn to:

PowerPoint Basics

Learn the basic features for creating a dynamic PowerPoint (slide show) presentation. This software is widely used in the workplace and in educational settings. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: J. TaylorComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Word II Intermediate.You will learn to:

Excel III Advanced

Learn to calculate, research and display table data using Excel formulas.  Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: D. P. GroganComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate, Excel I Basics and Excel II Intermediate.You will learn to:

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