Computer & Technology Basics
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.
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
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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.
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.
Are you looking to improve your employment marketability? Are you a novice personal computer user or in need of a refresher in its use and capabilities?
If so, then this course is for you! Major emphasis will be on the computer as a system, software applications, operating systems, basic Windows concepts, word processing basics, and keyboard functions.
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.
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