One-day computer classes start Friday

Several one-day computer workshops will be offered at New River Community College in February and March.

Each Friday course will be meet 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on NRCC’s Dublin campus.

“Intro to PCs” assists those with little or no experience using computers. The workshop focuses on learning very basic concepts and essential skills and will be held on Feb. 7.

The “Windows” workshop, to be held Feb. 14, is designed for students with some knowledge of the personal computer and who are proficient in using the mouse. Topics include how Windows functions and how those functions effect other applications.

“Beginning Word,” Feb. 21, introduces students to general word processing concepts including editing, moving/copying text, formatting, tables, page layout, saving and printing.

“Intermediate Word,” Feb. 28, shows participants how to create professional quality documents by learning to use columns, headers, footers, Auto Text entries and graphics.

“Advanced Word” instructs students in creating form letters and addressing envelopes, working with forms, managing large documents and making revisions. It meets March 7.

“Beginning Excel” introduces students to essential concepts and skills for creating spreadsheets. Students will see examples of spreadsheets created in Excel, add text and numeric data, perform calculations, modify and format a worksheet, print and save. This workshop will be held March 14.

“Intermediate Excel” takes place March 21 and teaches students to work with large worksheets and use Excel’s multiple-sheet feature. Students will have an opportunity to create and modify charts, perform advanced formatting techniques and create and sort lists.

Tuition is $109 per workshop, textbook included. A certificate and .55 Continuing Education Unit will be awarded upon completion.

More information may be obtained by calling NRCC Office of Workforce Development at 674-3613.



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