Central, Tullis & Meador General Computer Classes

These classes cover a variety of subjects. The topics covered include using the Internet for job seeking, using email, and fun stuff like creating cards. Need more description here?

Job Related Classes Computers for Beginners Email & Internet
Library Tools Databases Fun Stuff

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Job Related Classes

Applying for a Job Online Learn how to perform job searches online, fill out online applications, and attach and upload your resume. Job-seeker email tips and practice sites included.
Email for Job Seekers Create your own email account and learn email ettiquette. Learn how to create emails and attach your resume, how to open and reply to email, and how to store and delete it.
Creating Resumes Get technical tips and help constructing or editing your resume. Learn how to give it a polished, professional look for better results. Mouse and keyboarding skills required.
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Computers for Beginners

Keyboarding Basics Learn correct fingering and fundamental typing skills. Gain correct typing habits.
Computer Basics 1 View the parts inside a computer and learn how it works. Mouse basics and computer terminology is included.
Computer Basics 2 Learn how to use your operating system to change the way your computer looks and functions (backgrounds and color schemes, mouse speed, keyboard repeats, and more).
Computer Basics 3 Learn how to create folders, copy, paste, and move files, and search for lost items.
Flash Drive Basics Flash or "thumb" drives are small storage devices with large capacities. Learn about their differences and how to properly use them. If you have one, bring it to class.
How to Burn a CD Learn how to burn (place information) on a CD using the Windows XP operating system. Bring a CD-R (use once) or CD-RW (use many times) to class.
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Email & Internet

Internet Basics Learn how the Internet works and how to use the software to access it. Understand Internet terms and learn how to protect your computer against viruses and unwanted websites.
Internet Email Open your own email account and learn how to create and send emails. Learn how to open and reply to email, add attachments, and store and delete it.
How to Search the Internet Learn about search engines and how to conduct searches that give you great results.
Digital Overdrive Learn how to select, check-out, and download e-books, audio books, music, videos from the Digital Overdrive website for use at home or on a mobile device free of charge.
Working with Shapes and Special Effects Enhance your documents by adding shapes, 3-D effects, color, word art, and diagrams. You'll use these tool many times in the future!
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Library Tools

Library Catalog Basics Learn how to use your local Library Catalogue to search for items, view your personal account and learn about Inter-Library Lloans (ILL).
Online Library (Digital Overdrive) Learn how to download audio books, e-books, and videos. Transfer some to mobile devices and burn others to CDs.
Library Databases Learn how to use your library’s unique and powerful databases for research of all types.
Make Your Own Series (Gift Box) Add your unique touch to your own holiday gift boxes, gift certificates, gift tags and table tags. Bring a CD or flash drive so you can take your creations home with you.
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Databases

MedlinePlus Discover a website where you can research 750 topics on conditions, diseases and wellness, research prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicine, herbs and supplements, and even view interactive tutorials and surgery videos.
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Fun Stuff

Working with Shapes & Special Effects Enhance your documents by adding shapes, 3-D effects, color, word art, and diagrams. You'll use these tools many times in the future!
Make Your Own Series - Gift Box Add your unique touch to your own holiday gift boxes, gift certificates, gift tags and table tags. Bring a CD or flash drive so you can take your creations home with you.
Picasa Learn how to download and use free software to locate and organize photos on your computer; edit and add effects to your photos, share your photos, create posters and collages and more.
PowerPoint Photo Albums Create a photo album slide show quickly and easily with PowerPoint! You can burn them on CDs adn send them as gifts to family and friends. You'll need your photos on CD or flash drive and a blank CD for burning.
Open Lab A class where you can bring your projects and questions and get help.