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.

$230        CEUs   1.6       HRS: 16

Sept 09 - Sept 30      8:30 am - 12:30 pm           CRN 50531       Central Campus       Sat

Sept 11 - Sept 20      8:30 am - 12:30 pm           CRN 50510        North Campus        MW

Nov 27 - Dec 06        6:00 pm - 10:00 pm           CRN 70030       North Campus         MW

Dec 05 - Dec 14        8:30 am - 12:30 pm            CRN 70034      South Campus         TTh

 

DIGITAL LITERACY IC3  (Limited number of scholorships available)

Note: Textbook required  Flash Drive recommended

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.

$1,230       CEUs 9.6          HRS: 96

Sept 25-Nov 09     8:00 am- 02:00 pm     CRN  50696   Central Campus     MW

Oct 10 - Dec 07     6:00 pm - 10:00 pm    CRN 50697    South Campus       TWTh

COMPUTER CONCEPTS

Note: Textbook required  Flash Drive recommended

 

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.

         CEUs 1.6         HRS: 16

Not Scheduled at this time

WINDOWS FOR THE DESKTOP

Note: Textbook required  Flash Drive recommended

 

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.

          CEUs   1.6  HRS: 16

Not Scheduled at this time