Friday, March 13, 2009

Computer Class

Designed for Beginners & Casual Users
Class Sizes are Limited—Sign up Early to Secure a Space
LOCATION: Ojai United Methodist Church
120 Church Road, Ojai
(off Highway 33 across from Nordhoff High School)
FEE: $75 per Course
REGISTER: Kathy Davis (at Ojai United Methodist Church)
(805) 646-3528 (Office open 9-1 or leave mssg)
ojaiumc@gmail.com
INSTRUCTOR - Deborah Hardin
20 Years Computer/Software Training & Consulting
Corporate, Legal, Medical & Private Clients
College Instructor: Alpena College, MI (Computer Dept)
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COMPUTER BASICS
3 Hour Course
Tues, March 24, 2009 | 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
(arrive 15 min. early to set up)
Class Limited to @ 20

Unique introduction & brief history to Computers
to remove mystery, create comfort, be enjoyable
& make learning more possible
Explore the Computer environment—where to
find things
Customizing keyboard, screen & mouse to
develop a comfortable working relationship that
encourages you to use the computer.
Create a simple letter using WORD (word processing
software) to experience cursor movement,
deleting text & several editing functions. (Note:
this is not a class that aims to teach the WORD
program —we will cover only a few features to
introduce the concepts & produce a basic letter)
Explore efficient ways to name your documents,
organize files and how to search your computer
to find, edit and print them.

INTERNET BASICS
3 Hour Course
Sat, March 28, 2009 | 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
(arrive 15 min. early to set up)
Class Limited to @ 10


Brief overview & history of Internet & Browsers
How to find things on a web page
Searching on Internet—successful techniques
How to find what you are looking for
Purchasing Online—useful protocols
& ways to compare prices before buying
Overview of Financial Uses on the Internet
(Banking, Pay Bills, Getting Statements, Budgets)
Google Features you could be utilizing
Overview/Concepts of Social Networking with
Family & Friends (e.g. MySpace, Facebook, Twitter)
Overview/Concepts of sending your daily news or
blog content to one location from which to read
Tour of best sites for different areas of need or
interest & MORE . . .

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For Fast Arriving “Paperless Only” Society
For Ability to Take Online College & Vocational Courses
For Job Skill Improvement
For Personal Enjoyment and To Connect with Family & Friends


WHAT TO BRING TO CLASS
COMPUTER Manufactured 2000 or Newer
Any Laptop/Notebook
Fully Charged (bring cord just in case)
If you have a separate Mouse & Pad—bring them
iMac or Dell “All in One”
Bring cord
SOFTWARE FOR COMPUTER BASICS CLASS
Microsoft WORD

FOR INTERNET CLASS ONLY:
Wireless Card is functioning
“Browser” to access Internet is working
(e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari)

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2 Comments:

At March 13, 2009, Blogger PastorSteve58 said...

cool, I am going to steal, I mean be inspired by your idea and get amber to do a basic computing class at church here!

 
At March 13, 2009, Blogger David said...

Have at it.

 

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