Basic Skills


Basic Skills

Introduction to Computers
Comprehensive, hands-on course introduces you to the basics of using Microsoft Windows based computer and its related components. This fun class is geared for beginners and those needing their computer skills polished. Basics include working with a keyboard and mouse, creating and saving documents, copying and pasting, and getting a taste of common software applications along with a quick tour of the Internet.

Computer Skills for the Workplace - online class through Ed2go
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.

This course is designed to provide the fundamental computer competencies you need to survive and prosper in today's fast-changing workplace. You will learn how to implement the powers of modern office software to work faster and more efficiently. We'll focus on practical application for software most common to the workplace. When you finish this course, you will have learned why employers consider technological literacy so critical to the success of any organization.

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For more information contact Continuing Education at (541) 463-6100.