Computer Basics and Skills

APPLIED COMPUTER BASICS 1
(Course ID: COMP CBA1)
Students will learn the fundamental computer skills needed to succeed in today’s workplace.  Navigating files and folders, working in a Windows® environment and practical applications for keyboarding, email, word processing, forms and the Internet will be covered.  Basic reading, writing and keyboarding skills will be practiced throughout the course.

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COMPUTER READINESS
(Course ID: COMP CRE1)
This course teaches the core features and functions of Windows 7. Students will learn how to use the Start menu and taskbar; move and resize windows; create and manage files, folders, and libraries; edit file metadata; and search for content on their computers. Students will also create shortcuts, use gadgets, and change system settings. Finally, students will browse the Web with Internet Explorer 8, add sites to their Favorites lists, and add RSS feeds.

Certification can help you differentiate yourself in today's competitive job market, broaden your employment opportunities, and garner greater earning potential. Certification can help you advance in your current job. Mastering more skills increases your effectiveness and efficiency. Research indicates that certified professionals are more confident and productive with Microsoft programs.

PREREQUISITES:  Familiar with personal computers, keyboard, and mouse.

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COMPUTER SKILLS FOR THE WORKPLACE
(Course ID: COMP WRK1)
Most jobs today require a working knowledge of certain computer skills. Employers seek and reward employees with the skills and knowledge to send messages across the country via e-mail; use a spreadsheet to create a graph and paste it into a report; add and edit data in a database; understand the implications of file sizes, memory limitations, and network arrangements; and recognize the function and features of modern computer components. Any job candidate who already possesses these skills will stand above those who do not.

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INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTING
(Course ID: COMP COM1)
For the absolute beginner! Explore the world of computers in a safe, fun, and non-threatening environment. We'll cover computer anxiety, important terms, parts of the computer, keyboard, using the mouse, and moving around the computer to complete different tasks. Textbook is included.

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INTRODUCTION TO WINDOWS 7
(Course ID: COMP INW7)
This hands-on course takes a unique approach to teaching the skills necessary to navigate and use the Windows 7 operating system efficiently and confidently. Learn to maximize new features to get around, customize the desktop, and efficiently store, locate and search for files. Make the most of new tools and programs. Learn PC management essentials and perform basic preventative maintenance to keep your PC safe and running smoothly. This course is designed for both home and business users

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INTERNET BASICS
(Course ID: COMP WEB7)
Survey of the internet, its use, and features for the new user. Topics include Exploring the Internet, Browsing the Web with Internet Explorer, Keeping in touch with E-Mail, and Connecting with People On-Line.

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