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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*)
Fri Feb 21 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XA-443 8238 #6958
Fri May 29 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab A XA-443 8338 #7193
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Introduction to Personal Computers with Windows 10
This course is designed to teach the student the most basic computer skills needed for daily computer operation in a workplace setting in Windows 10. Topics include mouse and keyboarding techniques, navigating around the desktop and within programs, demonstrating the different types of programs most commonly used in a work setting, and basic techniques for opening, creating, editing and saving documents. This class will also present basic information on graphics and the Internet. 1.2 CEUs.
Tuition: $195 (includes $135 in fees*)
Tue,Thu Feb 11-Feb 20 6:30PM-9:30PM Laurel College Center XA-419 M1816 #6823
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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*)
Fri Jan 24 1PM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab A XA-773 8226 #6946
Wed May 13 9AM-12PM Gateway Campus Lab A XA-773 8326 #7186
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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*)
Wed Nov 13 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XA-734 8142 #5143
Fri Feb 28 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XA-734 8239 #6959
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Overview of the Personal Computer

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. 

Tuition: $109 (includes $90 in fees*)
Sat Nov 09 9AM-4PM Hickory Ridge XA-743 6084 #1847
Sat Feb 22 9AM-4PM Hickory Ridge XA-743 6389 #5677
Sat Apr 18 9AM-4PM Hickory Ridge XA-743 6183 #5751
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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-784)
• 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 13-Mar 31   Gateway Campus XA-739 8204 #6902
Mon-Fri Apr 15-Jun 30   Gateway Campus XA-739 8304 #7168
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Understanding the Cloud

Learn about the cloud and how it works. After you register, please create an online account at This is where you will access the course. For more information, please call 443-518-4680.

Tuition: $140 (includes $95 in fees*)
Nov 13-Dec 20   Online XO-349 4010 #5010
Dec 11-Jan 17   Online XO-349 4011 #5011
Jan 15-Feb 21   Online XO-349 4203 #7041
Feb 12-Mar 20   Online XO-349 4204 #7042
Mar 18-Apr 24   Online XO-349 4205 #7043
Apr 15-May 22   Online XO-349 4206 #7044
May 13-Jun 19   Online XO-349 4207 #7045
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Working With Windows

Microsoft Windows 10 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*)
Mon Jan 13 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XA-703 8218 #6938
Wed Feb 12 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XA-703 8219 #6939
Mon Mar 16 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XA-703 8220 #6940
Mon Apr 20 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XA-703 8318 #7181
Fri May 08 9AM-4PM Gateway Campus Lab C XA-703 8319 #7182
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