Digital Literacy

Begin Here with the Foundations

KEYBOARDING ON THE PC

The primary input device to a computer is the keyboard.  Therefore proficiency and accuracy in keyboarding is your first foundational course to all other computer classes.  This course provides an introduction to fundamental keyboarding techniques such as finger position and movement, increasing speed and reducing errors.  Without this course, or a typing speed of at least 20 wpm, you will not be prepared for any other computer class.

$175        CEUs   1.6       HRS: 16

Jan 14 - Feb 04      8:30 am - 12:30 pm           CRN 70169        Central Campus       Sat

Jan 23 - Feb 01      8:30 am - 12:30 pm           CRN 70155       North Campus          MW

Apr 03- Apr 12      6:00 pm - 10:00 pm          CRN 90124         North Campus         MW

Apr 04 - Apr 13      8:30 am - 12:30 pm          CRN 90132        South Campus         TTh

 

DIGITAL LITERACY IC3  (Limited number of scholorships available)

Learn to use a computer in a business environment. Begin with the keyboard; learning typing skills. Then get an introduction to the computer hardware. Learn how to use Windows operating system. Gain a basic understanding of the most popular business applications - MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint. Additionally, learn to use the internet and email. All of these skills prepare you to take the optional IC3 certification exam. Textbook required  Flash Drive recommended

$1,175       CEUs 9.6          HRS: 96

Mar 06 - Apr 20     8:30 am- 12:30 pm     CRN     North Campus     MTWF

COMPUTER CONCEPTS

This inviting introductory computer literacy course covers computer concepts in a highly visual way. Understand the key principles you need to know about hardware, operating systems, productivity software, networks, and the Internet.  Information is geared toward the end-user, focusing on partial certification level knowledge required for every worker in today's wired world and for passing one of the three IC3 certification exams.

$175     CEUs 1.6         HRS: 16

Not Scheduled at this time

WINDOWS FOR THE DESKTOP

Open the Window on computer opportunities. Learn to create strong passwords, work with windows and get help online.  You will learn to work with the built-in windows programs like WordPad and Paint.  You will explore Windows Media to watch live or recorded TV or Netflix movies, play videos, listen to music and radio using an FM tuner or the internet, play and burn CDs and DVDs, and play games.  After the fun stuff, then you will learn to manage your files and folders and customize your windows settings.  You will then move to the most important topic - securing your computer and your internet identity.  Lastly you will learn to compose, send, retrieve, read and respond to email.

$175        CEUs   1.6  HRS: 16

Not Scheduled at this time