Computer Basics: Pre-requisite: None
This class discusses the basic computer parts you need to know to use the computer effectively. You will also learn about the desktop, starting a program, printing, saving and retrieving files, and switching from one window to another. Hands-on training includes learning how to use the mouse and CD-ROMs.
Internet Basics: Pre-requisite:
Computer Basics for PC’s and Introduction to Windows or some computer experience.
This class provides an overview of the Internet and the World Wide Web. It discusses the use of Web browsers and provides hands-on training using the browser’s navigational tools, URLs, hyperlinks, bookmarks, and search engines.
E-Mail Basics: Pre-requisite: Internet Basics, or some Internet experience.
Learn the basics of creating an email account, writing a message, including attachments, sending, and receiving messages.
Microsoft Word 2007 Basics & Advanced Word 2007 Pre-requisite: Computer Basics for PC’s, or some computer experience.
Microsoft Word is a computer program used for word processing. This program is very easy to use and it provides more capabilities than a simple text editor. It may be used to create business letters, reports, and other documents. The basics class includes creating, saving & retrieving documents, inserting text, editing (copy, move, delete, insert), spell check and thesaurus features, changing font type, size, and color, table use and previewing & printing. Advanced Word shows you how to give documents visual punch by inserting pictures, creating bulleted lists, adding watermarks and WordArt, setting document margins, and other very useful tips.
Microsoft Excel 2007 Basics & Advanced Excel 2007 Pre-requisite: Microsoft Word Basics or some computer experience.
Excel is a spreadsheet program. In Excel Basics, topics include: inserting text, editing (copy, move, delete, insert), using functions to calculate averages & totals, and displaying cell formulas. Advanced Excel covers: changing column width & row height, and giving your worksheet visual punch by inserting graphs, charts and pictures.
Power Point 2007 Pre-requisite: Computer Basics for PC’s or some computer experience.
PowerPoint is a presentation program. Presentations consist of a series of slides that may contain text, clipart, and WordArt. With PowerPoint, your presentation will have a consistent professional look because of its overall design and color scheme. The class includes: creating & saving a presentation, inserting text, editing (copy, move, delete, insert), different ways of viewing a presentation, choosing a design template, inserting pictures, adding transition effects and printing.
Health Information On-line : Pre-requisite: Internet Basics, or some Internet experience.
This class will explore two websites MedlinePlus and NIH Senior Health. You will learn to navigate these websites to find information about various health topics, drugs and supplements, human anatomy, and instructional videos.
Using eLibraryNJ with your Nook , Pre-requisite: None
learn how to download, transfer and read free eBooks from eLibraryNJ to your Nook.
Using eLibraryNJ with your iPad, Pre-requisite: None
Learn how to download and read free eBooks from eLibraryNJ to your iPad.
Using eLibraryNJ with your Kindle, Pre-requisite: None
Learn how to download, transfer and read free eBooks from eLibraryNJ to your Kindle.
Cloud Computing *New*
The ‘cloud’ is a popular buzzword these days, but what exactly is the cloud? How can it impact what you do, how do you use it, what are the concerns and requirements for using the cloud? These are some of the questions to be answered in this class along with practical instruction on how to setup a cloud account for personal and small business environments.
Raspberry Pi is a low cost, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor or TV, and uses a standard keyboard and mouse. It enables people of all ages to explore computing.