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  ONLINE TUTORIALS 

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Six-week, instructor-led courses on a variety of subjects.  Look under "Technology", then "Computer Fundamentals", for a list of pertinent computer courses and their start dates.

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Free online tutorials covering many computer subjects (as well as other life skills).  Self-directed; work at your own pace.

 

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Refresher courses to "help you tackle technology".

 

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A free educational website that teaches older adults or inexperienced Internet users about popular websites and web-based applications.

 

  IN-PERSON CLASSES 

Anyone interested in taking a class must have a Richardson Public Library card. To register, call the Library at 972-744-4361, or visit any Library service desk. 

2016
Friday, January 15, 2016  Introduction to MS Word 2010 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
Friday, January 22, 2016  Introduction to MS PowerPoint 2010 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  
Friday, February 19, 2016  Introduction to MS Excel 2010 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, March 4, 2016   Introduction to MS PowerPoint 2010    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, March 18, 2016  Introduction to MS Word 2010 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, April 8, 2016  Job Searching on the Internet 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, April 15, 2016  Introduction to MS Excel 2010 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, May 20, 2016  Introduction to MS Word 2010 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, June 3, 2016  Introduction to MS PowerPoint 2010 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, June 17, 2016  Introduction to MS Excel 2010 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
     

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CLASSES OFFERED:

Introduction to Microsoft Word

A two-hour introduction to 2010 Microsoft Word. Topics to be covered are:

  • Creating a new document 
  • Understanding the Microsoft ribbon 
  • How to change fonts and text sizes
  • Margins 
  • Paragraphs 
  • Bullets 
  • Inserting pictures 
  • Setting up the document for printing
  • Saving the document

Introduction to Microsoft Excel

A two-hour introduction to 2010 Microsoft Excel. Topics to be covered are:

  • How to set up an Excel spreadsheet
  • Symbols associated with a cell 
  • Different types of cell data
  • How to write an equation 
  • Simple graphing 
  • Functions


Introduction to PowerPoint 2010

A small, hands-on class in which participants will learn to . . . 

  • Create a presentation
  • Add clip art, photos, etc.
  • Apply a theme to the presentation 

Job Searching on the Internet 

If you have basic Internet skills, but are unsure how to search the Internet to find a job, this is the class for you! Learn to:

  • Find job listings
  • Create and post your resume online
  • Apply for jobs online

 

Introduction to Email (by request)

A small, hands-on class in which participants will learn to . . . 

  • create an account
  • compose, reply to, and forward an email
  • log in to--and out of--an account
  • print emails
  • use folders
  • delete emails
  • add attachments
  • filter emails (and other options) 
        
Last updated: 5/27/2016 11:54:48 AM