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Laurel, MD 20707
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Computer & Technology Basics


Email Basics and Outlook

Learn how to send and receive email including how to handle attachments.

Work with the address book, calendar, inbox, and more.

Prerequisite: Working with Windows or equivalent experience.

.6 CEUs.

Tuition: $135 (includes $80 in fees*)
Wed Nov 08 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XA-443 8150 #2600
Fri Feb 23 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab D XA-443 8245 #4546
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Introduction to Keyboarding

Keyboarding (computer typing) is needed to facilitate word processing skills. Finger placement, basic computer parts, typing speed, and accuracy are taught.

This hands-on class prepares you for the skills needed for other computer training. Textbook with software is available at the HCC and
PGCC bookstores.​ (T)

Tuition: $144*
Tue Jan 16-Feb 20 6:30PM-9:30PM Laurel College Center XA-355 J1613 #4209
*includes $100 in fees
Sun Jan 28-Mar 04 9:30AM-12:30PM Hickory Ridge XA-355 6055 #7806
*includes $60 in fees
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Managing Your Files and Folders

Do you have trouble finding files on your PC? Are all of your files located in one folder, the “My Documents” folder? Create and organize folders for specific projects and practice moving and copying files from one folder to another. Discover file manipulation techniques such as renaming, deleting, and restoring deleted files. Helpful hints will be included such as creating icons on your desktop to allow quick access to your favorite applications.

.3 CEUs.

Tuition: $80 (includes $70 in fees*)
Tue Feb 06 1PM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab B XA-773 8216 #4514
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Microsoft® Outlook Level 2

Get organized. Learn to use the advanced features of Outlook for better communication and increased productivity. Customize Outlook menus, toolbars, and messages; coordinate electronic scheduling; save and archive mail; and share contact and task information and other Outlook data.

.6 CEUs. 

Tuition: $135 (includes $80 in fees*)
Thu Dec 07 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XA-734 8151 #2601
Fri Mar 09 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab D XA-734 8246 #4547
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Ready to Work Series

The following courses are recommended for individuals entering the workforce for the first time, returning after a long absence, or starting a new career. Get a thorough introduction to Microsoft® Office Applications used in most businesses. This career-oriented series consists of the following classes:

• Working with Windows (XA 703)
• Microsoft® Word in a Day (XA 782)
• Microsoft® Excel in a Day (XA 7884)
• PowerPoint Presentations (XA 786)

• Email Basics and Outlook (XA-443)

Please call 443-518-4680 immediately after registering to confirm your class schedule.

See individual listings for class time and locations.

3.0 CEUs.

Tuition: $600 (includes $400 in fees*)
Mon-Fri Jan 08-Mar 31   Gateway Campus XA-739 8201 #4364
Please call 443-518-4680 immediately after registering to confirm your class schedule. See individual listings for class time and locations.
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Understanding the Cloud

Learn about the cloud and how it works.

To view a full description and create your online account, please visit

Tuition: $125 (includes $90 in fees*)
Nov 08-Dec 15   Online XO-349 4799 #2747
Jan 17-Feb 23   Online XO-349 4982 #4622
Feb 14-Mar 23   Online XO-349 4983 #4623
Mar 14-Apr 20   Online XO-349 4984 #4624
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Working With Windows

Microsoft Windows is a powerful operating system and has many enhancements over previous versions. Explore Windows using the helpful features and see how you can increase your productivity.

.6 CEUs.

Tuition: $125 (includes $85 in fees*)
Fri Jan 12 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab D XA-703 8205 #5074
Thu Feb 08 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab D XA-703 8206 #5075
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