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Computer Class Descriptions

Microsoft 2010

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Word 4

Advanced topics in Microsoft Word 2010, including SmartArt, working with multiple documents, proofing, printing options, compatibility mode, advanced paragraph formatting, and advanced work with graphics. You must already have completed Word 1, Word 2 and Word 3 at HMCPL within the 18 months previous to this class.

Word: Collaboration Features

Learn how to work with multiple people on the same Microsoft Word 2010 document. Students must have completed Word 1, 2, 3, and 4 at HMCPL within the 18 months previous to this class.

Word: Styles and More

Learn how to apply existing Word styles for consistency and ease of use, and learn how to modify styles or create your own. Also learn about tables of contents and master documents. Students must have completed Word 1, 2, 3, and 4 at HMCPL within the 18 months previous to this class.

Miscellaneous Classes

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Blogging 101

This class is for beginning bloggers. You will learn how to create and maintain a blog. You should already have mastered the skills in Basic PC Skills and Internet 1.

Breaking Through Information Smog

Learn how to improve your Google search skills and identify trustworthy websites, including Wikipedia strategies. You must have already mastered basic Internet skills.

Facebook Q&A

Let's discuss your questions about Facebook. You must have already mastered skills taught in Internet 1 and already have a Facebook account. (Limited to 10 participants)

Fun & Free Websites

Discover a selection of consumer and research websites which provide free and useful information for consumers, students, researchers, and lifelong learners.

HTML

Learn the absolute basics of coding your own web pages. You should already have mastered basic PC and  Internet skills.

Introduction to Audacity

Learn the basics of creating and editing sound files in Audacity, a free audio program. Basic PC Skills and Internet skills required; no exceptions.

Introduction to OpenOffice

Learn about this free alternative to Microsoft Office that is widely used by nonprofits and home businesses. This is an introduction to the features of the software suite, not instruction on using the programs. You should have already mastered basic PC Skills. Internet skills may be helpful for this class.
 

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