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Boys and Girls Club of Kenosha Computer Classes

 

SESSION THREE

Class 1: At the Beginning       

Computer Basics: Level 1

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

This class is perfect for those with no prior computer experience or those who want to learn even more about software and hardware. 

  • Control panel 
  • Menu bars, tool bars and icons
  • Function keys and help features

Class 2: Be In Charge: Use Your Computer with Confidence            

Computer Basics: Level 2

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Develop the necessary skills to operate and enjoy your computer to its fullest. You will learn to be in charge of what is on your computer and where your files are stored, thus making it much easier for you to use it and locate files when you need them.

  • File management techniques
  • Create, close, open and manage files
  • Create and save folders
  • Burn a CD or copy files to a flash drive or external hard drive

Class 3:  Keeping Your Computer Alive & Healthy

Computer Basics: Level 3

Tuesday – March 18, 2014

In this class we cover basic system maintenance and computer viruses. Learn how to keep your computer running smoothly.

  • Anti-virus programs 
  •  “System restore point”…everyone should have one
  • Error messages

Class 4: Connecting to the World Wide Web - Internet Usefulness & Safety    

Thursday – March 20, 2014

  • Internet browsing software
  • Search for information and determine if it is reliable and accurate
  • Create bookmarks/favorites and organize them
  • Internet security

Class 5: Snail Mail verses Electronic mail - Basic E-Mail Technology

Tuesday – March 25, 2014

Learn how to setup, use and manage an e-mail account. 

  • E-mail safety
  • Sending  attachments
  • Downloading an attachment
  • Setting up folders

     

SERIES FOUR

Class 6:  Entertainment World - All About Music and Digital Pictures

Thursday – March 27, 2014

In this class some of the things you learn about…

  • Digital cameras, how to download pictures and programs for editing pictures
  • Music files and programs you can use including iTunes

Class 7: Social Kinship - Computer Based Social Networking

Tuesday – April 1, 2014

Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, you've heard of them, but how do you use

 them to your best advantage?

  • Creating/updating a profile
  • Using the various programs
  • Safety tips

Class 8:  Create a Powerful Document

Basic Microsoft Word® - Word Processing Program

Thursday – April 3, 2014

You will learn the essential skills for using this spreadsheet tool. 

  • Put together a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet
  • Create an address book to save contacts

Class 9: Utilizing Word Fully  

Basic Microsoft Word® - Word Features

Tuesday – April 8, 2014

In this class you will learn a variety of features within the Word program.

Class 10:  Final Stages of Word - Basic Microsoft Word® - Word Printing

Thursday – April 10, 2014

In this class you will learn about saving your document, printing it and emailing it to others.