We offer computer workshops at your workplace or at our Santa Rosa Learning Studio. (Private tutoring available by appointment.) Computer Essentials Everything you need to know (but were maybe afraid to ask) regarding how to operate a computer. How to turn on/off the machine, what things are called, where they are located, how to open/close programs, the Desktop, and more! Internet Essentials How to access the Internet from your computer safely and soundly. Learn security measures, how to use links, quick and easy navigation tips, useful websites, and more! Google Drive and the Cloud What is Google Drive and what can it do for you? In this class you will learn the basics of the drive including: -How and where to save/store your files -How to create documents and spreadsheets (without Word/Excel) -How to collaborate with others and the benefits of using the drive to do this -What the Cloud is all about
Beyond the Basics - Microsoft Word We will practice some of the more intermediate concepts of Word such as: mail merge, table of contents, footnotes, tables, and more. Great for resume writing and designing, staying current with Word, and keeping your skills sharp! Time will be set aside to answer specific questions at the end of each class.
Beyond the Basics - Microsoft Excel Try your hand at pivot tables, Vlookup, data validation and pull down menus. Make your spreadsheet life easier by learning important tips and tricks that will also impress your friends! Get comfortable with making your data useful. Time will be set aside to answer specific questions at the end of each class.
How to Buy a New Laptop Computer Learn how to make an educated purchase. We will talk about what's on the inside and what's on the outside, performance, comfort, storage, where to buy, pricing and more. Don't forget: 1 computer year is 7-16 human years.
The Mac-to-PC/PC-Mac Transition Learn how to use and navigate Windows. We will focus on settings, saving, open/closing programs, pinning/unpinning programs, the Start button, icons, the similarities and differences between Windows 7/8/10, and the similarities and differences between the PC and the Mac.