Friday Computer Classes

Word 2016 Tips, Tricks and Techniques

This interactive, hands-on workshop will teach you sophisticated and time-saving techniques for accomplishing your Word documents more productively. Throughout the class, you will learn how to navigate and select text more efficiently, use popular shortcut keys, and other time saving features for quick professional looking Word documents. By the end of the workshop, you will have learned many tips, tricks, and techniques to improve your productivity. Prerequisite: Basic computer skills required.

 

Excel 2016 Tips, Tricks and Techniques

Microsoft Excel has become the tool of choice for analyzing and reporting data, yet many of its users are self-taught and have never received any formal Excel training. This interactive, hands-on workshop will teach you sophisticated and time-saving techniques for accomplishing your Excel tasks more productively. Throughout the class, you will learn how to navigate and select data more efficiently, use the AutoSum button and its other features for quick formulas. By the end of the workshop, you will have learned many tips, tricks, and techniques to improve your productivity and accuracy. Prerequisite: Basic computer skills required.

 

How to Use the Microsoft OneDrive

Microsoft OneDrive is an online backup and data storage software that backs up all of your files to the cloud. Using OneDrive, you can securely store your files and get them where you want, when you want them. OneDrive can be installed on various devices including your smartphone, MAC or PC. Additionally, you can access OneDrive from the Internet anywhere in the world via the OneDrive website, so you can have access to your files even if you don’t have access to your devices. Anything you save to your OneDrive account will automatically be backed up in the cloud. Prerequisite: Basic computer skills and Internet skills required. Students must create a OneDrive account prior to coming to class or have access to email including knowing its password.

 

Clean up and Speed up Your PC

Is your computer running slow? Think you need a technician? Think again! Take this hands-on class to learn how to clean up, troubleshoot and diagnose software and security problems that slow down or may even damage your computer.

 

Organize Your Computer Files & Folders

Confused about the computers’ filing system? Cant find your files, folders or digital photos? Learn how to work with Windows filing system, create new folders, copy and move files into folders and organize your photos and documents. An essential skill! Skills taught are universal whether you have Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8. Prerequisite: Basic computer skills required.

Protecting Your Privacy: Staying Secure Online

From social media, to email, to search engines, modern life leaves digital footprints everywhere we go. How can you ensure that your internet browsing, purchases, email, and other online activity is safe and secure? This class will offer an overview of social media privacy, how to browse anonymously and use encryption. Discover the tools and techniques you need to protect your online information. Prerequisite: Basic computer skills and Internet skills required.

 

Windows 10 Essentials

This class is to help students become more comfortable with the Windows 10 Operating System. Learn to use the Tiles, Start Menu and find the desktop in this hands-on Windows 10 class. Prerequisite: Basic computer skills required.

 

 

Instructor: Cody Jones

Cody Jones has been a computer teacher at the adult school for 6 years. He began working as a dropout recovery liaison in 1999 and worked in the position until 2001. Afterwards Cody went on to college at Cal State Fullerton, graduating with a degree in business. He went on to pursue a career in Track & Field competing and coaching. The last year he coached was 2007 at Mater Dei, the same year he returned to the adult school to teach. His computer skills cover 90% of the courses offered at the Adult School covering everything from Excel to Video Editing. He developed his passion to teach through his parents, who are both teachers themselves.

YOU MIGHT ALSO BE INTERESTED IN

bf