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Computer Literacy Courses

Introduction to Windows XP: Level 1

Dates: Aug. 20-21, 2013

This course provides a broad foundation for students so that they will have a greater awareness and confidence using personal computers. Students will gain practical information and skills, such as what a computer is, how to manage personal files and folders that they create, and how to use many of the programs that come with Windows XP. Topics include:

  • Getting Started with Personal Computers
  • Using a Personal Computer
  • Managing Folders and Files
  • Using Programs at the Same Time

Time: 6 – 9 p.m. (Tuesday & Wednesday)
Place: Duhe Building in Houma
Instructor: Brett Bourg
Fee: $135, includes manual

 

 

Microsoft Excel 2010: Level 1

Dates: Sept. 10-11, 2013

This course will give you the skills to create, edit, format, and print basic Microsoft Office Excel 2010 worksheets and workbooks. Topics include:

  • Creating a Basic Worksheet
  • Performing Calculations
  • Modifying and Formatting a Worksheet
  • Printing Workbook Contents
  • Managing Large Workbooks

Prior knowledge of Excel is not a prerequisite, but participants should have an understanding of the basic concepts involved in working with a personal computer such as skills that are learned in the Introductory Windows course. Course fee includes textbook.

Time:  6 – 9 p.m. (Tuesday & Wednesday)
Place: Duhe Building in Houma
Instructor: Brett Bourg
Fee: $135, includes manual

Microsoft Excel 2010: Level 2

Dates: July 9 – 10, 2013

This course will expand upon the skills taught in the Excel 2010: Level 1 course by helping students streamline repetitive tasks and display spreadsheet data in more visually effective ways. Topics include:

  • Calculating Data with Advanced Formulas
  • Presenting Data Using Charts
  • Inserting Graphic Objects
  • Organizing Worksheet and Table Data
  • Analyzing Data Using PivotTables and PivotCharts
  • Customizing and Enhancing Workbooks in the Excel Environment

Participants should have completed Microsoft Office Excel 2010: Level 1 and an Introductory Windows course or have equivalent knowledge. Course fee includes textbook.

Time: 6 – 9 pm (Tuesday and Wednesday)
Place: Duhe Building in Houma
Instructor: Brett Bourg
Fee: $135, includes manual

 

 

Microsoft Word 2010: Level 1-ms-word_1475356c

Dates: Sept. 24-25, 2013

Word processing is the use of computers to create, revise, and save documents for printing and future retrieval. This course will provide you with the basic concepts required to produce basic business documents. Topics include:

  • Creating a Basic Document
  • Editing a Document
  • Formatting Text
  • Formatting Paragraphs
  • Adding Tables
  • Inserting Graphic Objects
  • Controlling Page Appearance
  • Proofing a Document

Participants should have an understanding of the basic concepts involved in working with a personal computer such as skills that are learned in an Introductory Windows course. Course fee includes textbook.

Time: 6 – 9 pm (Tuesday and Wednesday)
Place: Duhe Building in Houma
Instructor: Brett Bourg
Fee: $135, includes manual

Microsoft Word 2010: Level 2

Dates: Sept. 22-23, 2013

In this course, students will create complex documents by adding components such as customized lists, tables, charts and graphics. Topics include:

  • Managing Lists
  • Modifying Pictures
  • Creating Customized Graphic Elements
  • Controlling Text Flow
  • Automating Mail Merges
  • Customizing Tables, Charts, and Formatting
  • Inserting Content Using Quick Parts
  • Using Templates to Automate Document Creation
  • Using Macros to Automate Tasks

Participants should have completed Microsoft Office Word 2010: Level 1 and an Introductory Windows course or have equivalent knowledge. Course fee includes textbook.

Time: 6 – 9 pm (Tuesday and Wednesday)
Place: Duhe Building in Houma
Instructor: Brett Bourg
Fee: $135, includes manual

 

 

Microsoft Access 2010: Level 1

Dates: Nov. 19,20, 21, 2013

This course is designed for students who wish to learn the basic operations of the Microsoft Access database application to perform their day-to-day responsibilities, and to understand the advantages that using a relational database application can bring to their business processes. Topics include:

  • Designing and Building a Database
  • Querying a Database
  • Generating Reports
  • Managing Data in a Table
  • Designing Forms

Prior knowledge of Access is not a prerequisite, but participants should have an understanding of the basic concepts involved in working with a personal computer such as skills that are learned in an Introductory Windows course. Course fee includes textbook.

Time: 6 – 9 pm
Place: Duhe Building in Houma
Instructor: Brett Bourg
Fee: $195, includes manual

 

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010

Dates: Nov. 5-6, 2013

In today’s work environment, presentations have moved far beyond flip charts and overhead projectors. Audiences not only expect presentations that are in an electronic format, but they also demand that presentations be unique and sophisticated in their use of such formats. Topics include:

  • Creating a Presentation
  • Adding Graphical Objects to a Presentation
  • Adding Tables and Charts to a Presentation
  • Formatting Text on Slides
  • Preparing to Deliver a Presentation

Participants should have an understanding of the basic concpts involved in working with a personal computer, such as skills that are learned in an Introductory Windows course. Course fee includes textbook.

Time: 6 – 9 pm (Tuesday and Wednesday)
Place: Duhe Building in Houma
Instructor: Brett Bourg
Fee: $135, includes manual

 

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