We are pleased to partner with the Guthrie Public Library to offer free and low-cost training every 2nd Tuesday of the month this spring. These short, 2-hour classes are designed for the novice user and include hands-on activities to get you comfortable using the technology.
Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. Payment (if applicable) is required prior to the class and is non-refundable unless the class is canceled.
Computer Basics Series
|Are you new to computers? Want to know more about how to use the different features in your Windows 10 computer? Join us for any or all of these Computer Basics lessons. We have structured the sessions to allow you to come to pick and choose which ones you would like to attend.||The cost of the class includes the book|
Computer Basics – Lesson 1 Getting Started in Windows 10
February 11th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, T, $19
In this 2-hour session, you will discover how to Log in, navigate the Windows 10 interface, find existing Apps, and use your first App. Then you will explore the Solitaire, Weather and Calendar Apps on your Windows 10 device.
Computer Basics – Lesson 2 Using the Photo App
March 10th, 1:00 PM -3:00 PM, T, $19
In this two-hour session, you will focus on connecting your digital camera, mobile device or flashdrive to your Windows 10 computer
and import your photos. Using the Windows 10 Photo App, you will view, delete, crop, apply filter and more to your photos. If you have your own laptop with Windows 10, please bring it. Otherwise, one will be provided for you. Also, bring your mobile device with charging cable.
Computer Basics – Lesson 3 Using the Email App
April 14th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, T, $19
Email is a critical part of communication in today’s world. In this 2-hour session, you will connect your email account with the Windows 10 Mail App. Through guided-exploration, you will send, receive, open, read and delete your emails. You will also discover how to send photos, open attachments, and search for existing emails. You will need to bring your email logon name and password to class.
Computer Basics – Lesson 4 Using the Internet
May 12, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, T, $19
The internet brings the entire world to you through your computer. In this 2-hour session, you will explore the internet using the Windows 10 Edge browser. You will navigate a site, use tabs, prepare to print a web page, create shorts to favorites places, and find desired content using various Search Engines. Finally, we will wrap up with safe online shopping tips.
We would like to make you aware of our school policy regarding tuition. All deposits paid for classes are applied toward your tuition and are non‑refundable unless the class is cancelled by Meridian Technology Center. If you are unable to attend, you will still be charged the deposit or the full cost of the class if it is less than $50. The balance of your tuition (if applicable) is due prior to the first class meeting and is non‑refundable.
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Microsoft Excel Basics-Creating Simple Spreadsheets
March 24th & 31st 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM T $39
This class is designed for those new to Microsoft Excel. In 4 hours, you will create a simple spreadsheet, enter data, add rows and columns, and discuss the difference between SAVE and SAVE AS. You will use simple SUM and COUNT functions, explore formatting options, use FlashFill, merge and unmerge cells, and practice selection techniques. Finally, you will prepare your spreadsheet for printing.
First Steps in Using Your iPhone
January 14th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, T, Free
Using your own iPhone, you will gain the fundamental skills you need to be comfortable using your iPhone. You will explore many of the features and settings, common apps, and navigation techniques to make your life easier with your iPhone.
Using the Camera on You iPhone
March 24th, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, T, Free
Bring your own iPhone to class and explore the fabulous pictures and videos you can take with your device. You will explore simple settings and techniques to ensure you are capturing your memories with the proper lighting, focus and more!
|Do you need business-focused classes? Check out our classes on Tuesday afternoon and evening this fall!|