Computer Classes

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: C. KesslerComputer 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:

Health Literacy

Learn to find and assess quality online health information (2.5 hours). Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructors: A. Muhammad, PIA International, Inc.Computer 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:

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: J. GregoryComputer 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:

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:

Twitter 101: How to Get Started

Learn how to start tweeting!Are you curious to know what it means to tweet? Do you wonder how it is possible to get your message across in 140 characters or less? Not sure how to get started on Twitter? This social media class is for you!Instructor: R. Foster (see brief description of credentials below)Computer Lab, Room 311We'll start from the beginning and discuss:

What is Social Media?: Making It Simple

It's time to go social. We'll make it simple for you!Whether you are interested in using it for personal or business reasons, social media is changing the way people connect with each other.  Don't get left behind. Create you own social media experience by attending this class.Instructor: R. Foster (see brief description of credentials below)Computer Lab, Room 311We'll start from the beginning and discuss:

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills to help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch your career. 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.Class Objectives:

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.

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