Computer Basics (6-Part Series)

  • Ongoing: indefinitely
  • Monday: 5:30pm
  • Monday: 5:30pm
  • Tuesday: 5:30pm
  • Tuesday: 5:30pm
  • Tuesday: 5:30pm
  • Where: forest park banch, Forest Park
  • Cost: Not available
  • Age limit: Not available

his series of classes is designed for adults who have little or no experience using computers. Students will learn basic concepts and get hands-on practice. Students may take this series of classes more than once if needed. Students sign up for the entire series at once. Any student that wishes to begin the series after Part 1 is over must obtain prior permission from the instructor.

Part 1: Introduction to Computers
Learn about the basic parts of a computer, practice using the mouse, open programs and work with multiple program windows, learn to sign up to use the library’s public computers.

Part 2: Introduction to Word Processing
Learn about the keyboard, create and edit documents, format text, copy and paste, and understand the difference between Notepad, WordPad, and Word.

Practice Lab (optional)
Practice mouse skills and/or improve typing speed and accuracy.

Part 3: Saving and Organizing Files
Create and save documents, find, organize, rename, and delete files and folders, and utilize a flash drive. Students are encouraged to bring a Flash drive (optional).

Parts 4 and 5: Introduction to the Web
How to navigate to specific web sites, use search engines, save favorite sites, and take basic online safety precautions.

Register beginning February 1st by calling 770-347-0160. Check in with instructor before class begins. Please be on time - any open seats at the beginning of class will be given to students that are present and standing by.

If you are not registered for a class, you are welcome to come to the class and check in with the instructor 10-15 minutes before the class starts. At the beginning of class the instructor will see how many seats are available and given them to the students that are waiting.

This event was posted March 27, 2013 and last updated Sept. 16, 2014

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