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Through hands-on experience, you will learn to use function keys, the mouse and the numeric keypad. Begin learning computer terminology necessary in the 21st Century. Learn to use the Internet, email, and word processing and spreadsheet applications. Practice opening, closing, saving, and deleting files and folders.
Students need to have computer access to practice outside of class.
This is a hands-on class in a non-threatening and fun environment for the person who did not grow up in a technology world, but wants to learn to use the computer. Topics include components of the computer, including hardware and software; using the Windows desktop, menus and toolbars; creating and saving documents, managing files and folders, and navigating the Internet.
Class size is limited, and pre-registration is required.
Want to learn more about computers? This engaging, hands-on class is for the person who has a little to no knowledge about computers, but wants to learn! Find out about using Windows, creating and saving documents, getting started with email, and much more!
Learn the basics of backing up a computer, including a simple data backup to a total “restore” of the Operating System. Learn the different avenues and the advantages of each, i.e., disk, flash drive, external hard drive, and the Web. You may come and learn through our discussion how to do it on your desktop at home or you may bring your own computer to follow along step by step.
If you bring your own computer, please bring along a 32 GB flash drive or an external hard drive (120 GB or larger). Basic computer knowledge and skills are needed to be successful.
Prerequisite: Basic Computer (OFFT-3502) or equivalent experience
Maximize your computer knowledge! Learn the importance of deleting unnecessary Internet files, maintaining disks, defragmenting, troubleshooting, and setting a system restore date. Back up files on removable storage devices and explore the use and meaning of cloud storage. Create folders and save files using extended sort information to make photo and document searches more effective. Discover the interface features of Windows 10.
Topics include advantages to the new operating system and how to use them in your home and work; using Cortana, especially on your tablet or laptop; make an image file back up; and learn how to use different backup processes, including the Web. After this class, you will be more comfortable with the Windows 10 operating system.
This learning opportunity is designed for any person who wants one-on-one attention from a computer applications subject matter expert. Registration gives you up to three hours of personalized attention on the computer topic that meets your specific need.
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This course introduces you to Windows 10, Microsoft’s newest operating system. Explore the new Start Menu, Tiles, and Apps. Discover how to share and organize files and folders.
ways to register:
Send mail to:
Jack J. Huck Continuing Education Center
301 S. 68th Street Place
Lincoln, NE 68510-2449
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