FALL 2018 Computer and Tech Classes
NOTE: Registration is by appointment with LAL
Class Fees payable by cash

 

Basic Computers Thursday September 13, 20 & 27  from 1:00-3:00pm (this is a 3 session class) $20 Registered

Intimidated by technology? Join us to gain a basic understanding of how to use a Windows computer and become familiar with technology jargon. This workshop is intended for individuals new to a computer. Be introduced to basic computer technology and concepts, navigate a Windows computer, general word processing and accessing the Web.

Participant pre-requisites: none

Navigating Windows 10

September 27 & October 04 from 6:30-8:30pm Cost $20 (this is a 2-session class) Registered

Windows 10 looks different and can be confusing when getting started. This workshop will provide participants with an understanding of how to navigate Windows 10. We will explore and learn about the Windows 10 environment, how to customize it to personal preference as well as review foundational Windows skills. Participant pre-requisites: none

Introduction to Excel

November 01 & 08, 2018 from 6:30-8:30 pm Cost $20 (this is a 2-session class) Registered

Microsoft Excel is a powerful spreadsheet application that can help organize and calculate data. This workshop explores basic uses of Microsoft Excel; exploring data entry and using basic formulas. Participant pre-requisites: basic understanding of computer use

Intermediate Excel 2016

December 06 & 13 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm Cost $20 (this is a 2-session class) Registered

Are you ready to move beyond the basics of the excel spreadsheet and explore further?
This workshop takes the basic user to the intermediate level. Participant pre-requisites: basic understanding of excel

Introduction to Word 2016

October 30 & November 06, 2018 from 6:30 – 830pm Cost $20 (this is a 2-session class) Registered

Microsoft Word is a word processing application that helps you to create a variety of documents, including letters, flyers and resumes. This workshop explores how to create and set up documents, formatting and the use of styles. Participant pre-requisites: basic understanding of computer use

Intermediate Word 2016

December 05 & 12 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm Cost $20 (this is a 2-session class) Registered

Have you completed the Introduction to Word workshop and are looking for more? This workshop takes learners to the intermediate level. Participant pre-requisites: basic understanding of basic word 2016

Introduction to your iPhone

September 18, 2018 from 10:00am – 12:30pm Cost $10 – Registered

If you have an iPhone, but aren’t sure how to use it, this is the workshop for you. In this workshop, we will explore how to navigate your iPhone, use it as an organizational tool, a camera, and how to download apps to customize your iPhone to your needs. Participant pre-requisites: BYOD with your user email and password.

Intro to Apps and iTunes

October 02, 2018 from 1:00 – 3:30pm  Cost $10 – Registered

Want a better understanding of how to use your iDevice with a computer? This session is for those who want a better understanding of the APP Store as well as how to use iTunes. Participant pre-requisites: basic understanding of computer use, IDevice and computer passwords – participants are expected to bring their iDevice (iPad/iPhone) as well as laptop.

Introduction to your Android Smartphone

October 03, 2018, from 10:00am – 12:30pm Cost $10 – Registered

If you have an Android Smartphone, but aren’t sure how to use it, this is the workshop for you. In this workshop, we will explore how to navigate the Android operating system, use it as an organizational tool, a camera, and how to download apps to customize your smartphone to your needs. Participant pre-requisites: BYOD with your user email and password.

Introducing Social Media

November 01, 2018 from 1:00 – 3:30pm Cost $10 – Registered

Take this opportunity to explore various social media platforms, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest. Additional time will be spent to explore using Facebook. Participant pre-requisites: basic understanding of computer use and have a Facebook account.

Social Media For Small Business

September 18 & 20 from 1:00 – 3:00pm  Cost $20 Registered

Social Media is a cost effective marketing tool to increase awareness for your business. Participants will explore various Social Media platforms from an organizational view and understand how to leverage the power of Social Media as a marketing tool. Participants will also get an understanding on how to use the metrics tools provided by Social Media providers to better understand their customers. This session is ideal for those involved in non-profits as well as small business owners and staff. Participant pre-requisites: basic understanding of  computer and internet use.

Introduction to the Internet

October 03, 2018 from 1:00 – 3:30pm Cost $10 Registered

Everyone is talking about going online, but what can you do on the Internet? This workshop provides participants with a basic understanding of how to navigate the World Wide Web, using search engines as well as using webmail. Participant pre-requisites: basic understanding of computer use.

Understanding Gmail

September 12, 2018 from 1:00 – 3:30pm Cost $10 – Registered

Want to learn more about this web-based e-mail service through goggle. This workshop provides participants with the basic understanding of a Gmail Account. Participant pre-requisites: basic understanding of computer use and have a Gmail account.

Intro to G Suite (formerly known as Google Apps)

September 26, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:30pm  Cost $10 – Registered

Do you want to work in the cloud and are thinking of using G Suite, or maybe your children are using G Suite at school and you want to know what it is all about? This session explores the tools that Google Apps offers. Take time to explore to Google suite of products with Docs, Sheets, Calendar, Drive, Groups and Sites. Participant pre-requisites: basic understanding of computer use

Job Seekers in the Digital World

September 19, 2018 from 6:00 – 8:30pm  Cost $10 – Registered

The days where we could hand out resumes are gone, everybody wants you to apply online. This workshop explores using the Indeed search engine to find current job postings, and uploading your resume so recruiters can find you. Participant pre-requisites: basic understanding of computer use, updated resume in digital format

Introduction to PowerPoint 

October 30 & November 06 , 2018 from 1:00 – 3:00pm  Cost $20 (this is a 2-session class) Registered

This introductory workshop on PowerPoint 2016 is for those who want to learn the fundamentals in creating and modifying basic presentation using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2016. Take time to explore the PowerPoint environment and create a presentation. Participant pre-requisites: basic understanding of computer use.