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Employment for Seniors – Computer Training

Register for one level only within the computer courses.
The levels/content areas are:

Students will learn how to use computers confidently, and become familiar with basic concepts, terms and skills related to the Microsoft Windows Operating System and other software programs.

Bring a flash drive to class. Depending upon the instructor, a textbook may be used for this course. Your instructor will provide details.

OCC E00 Basic Computer Training

(formerly: Introduction to Computers)

This course is designed to assist students in accessing the world of computers and technology. Students acquire introductory computer skills, enabling them to interact with colleagues, family and friends and promote self–expression. Students learn about personal computers, improve technical vocabulary, review typing and mouse skills, conduct basic computer maintenance, and learn how to use computer special function keys.

9800 11:00a-12:50p F EC 1227 208 Espinosa-Frech H A

OCC E01 Word Processing

Acquire the skills necessary to use word processing software. Learn to create, save, and retrieve documents. This course will help you perform various word processing functions with ease.

9802 11:00a-12:50p M EC 1227 208 Rodriguez J E
Intermediate course.

9803 1:30p-3:20p F EC 1227 208 Espinosa-Frech H A
Beginner course.

OCC E10 Using Data Files

This course helps older adults understand how to use tables and data files to create mailing labels, financial records for taxes, or work in a volunteer or paid job requiring these and other consumer skills. The course is offered at a pace that helps older adults maximize their knowledge retention and continue learning.

9804 11:00a-12:50p T EC 1227 208 Simmonds A R

OCC E20 Using the Internet Safely

This course focuses on ways students can better protect themselves in a new technological environment and use the Internet to find valid information. Best practices in virus protection and using e–mail are discussed. In addition, students examine and discuss their computer and internet needs for personal and professional use.

9805 11:00a-12:50p Th EC 1227 208 Simmonds A R

9823 9:00a-10:50a M EC 1227 208 Rodriguez J E

PHOTO E00 Digital Photography I

9806 9:00a-10:50a T EC 1227 107 Schneir G
Digital Photography for those who want to expand their photographic abilities. Novice digital photographers are most welcome. Free image editing programs such as Picasa and FastStone will be explored. Guidelines for using your camera, composition and exposure will be discussed. Students are urged to bring a few pictures on flash drives along with their cameras and manuals to class. No computer knowledge is required.

PHOTO E10 Digital Photography II

9807 9:00a-10:50a W EC 1227 208 Rodriguez J E
Intermediate level. Take your Photoshop skills to the next level. Students are encouraged to bring a few personal pictures on flash drives to edit during class. Should have some experience with Photoshop prior to enrolling.

9808 9:00a-10:50a F EC 1227 208 Espinosa-Frech H A
Learn about videos. Use Adobe Premiere to create simple videos. Knowledge and use of Photoshop Elements experience is recommended.

9809 1:00p-2:50p M EC 1227 208 Buckner K D
Beginner course. Designed for the digital photographer novice, taking pictures, transferring them to your computer, beginning cropping, editing and color corrections using Photoshop Elements.

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