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Fall 2017 Offerings: Computers

Computer Basics for Absolute Beginners
Do you feel like a deer in the headlights when you try to use a computer? Do you need computer skills for your job hunt or so you can keep up with your children or grandchildren? This hands-on course will walk you through the basics so you can take charge of your computer. Learn how to turn the computer on and off, use a mouse and computer keyboard, work with the Windows desktop, menus, and windows and open and close programs. Learn how to "surf the Web" with Google and Yahoo to find information and evaluate the results, how to use email, and how to keep your computer and internet activities safe from criminal attacks, identity theft and email fraud. Learn how to create folders, save files, and find them again! A step-by-step textbook is included. Course fee includes a $7 computer fee and $26 materials fee for the required textbook. This is a hands-on class, and you will need your Hudson Valley username and password.
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50128
$129
6 Sessions, WIL 111
Mon., Wed., Fri., 11/6 - 11/17, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Judith Gustafson, Instructor


Getting Started with Google Drive
In our connected world, storing documents and files "in the cloud" has many advantages. Among these are real-time collaboration and the ability to access your files wherever you are and on whatever connected device you have.

This workshop will provide and introduction to the free storage options offered through Google Drive, tips on how to organize your files in the cloud, and an introduction to Google's cloud-based word processor, Google Docs. Course fee includes $3 computer fee. This is a hands-on class, and you will need your Hudson Valley username and password.
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50877
$39
2 Sessions, BTC 204
Mon., 10/16 - 10/23, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
David Hansen, Instructor


Help! My Photos are Trapped in my Phone!
Phones have now become the primary device for photographing important life events, but what happens to all of those photos once they are captured by our phone? What options exist for printing these photos to share with others? And, how can we transfer photos to free up space on our devices?

You will learn how to work with photos that are "trapped" inside your phone and discover how to create online albums and collages, as well as options for online and offline backup storage and various online tools for photo editing. Course fee includes $3 computer fee. This is a hands-on class, and you will need your Hudson Valley username and password.
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50876
$39
2 Sessions, BTC 204
Mon., 11/6 - 11/13, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
David Hansen, Instructor


Introduction to Excel
Interested in learning Excel or just brushing up your skills? Regardless of your profession, this class offers valuable skills that you shouldn't miss out on. You'll learn how to navigate Microsoft Excel and enter, edit and format data. We will cover conversion to PDFs, controlling data input, choosing the right layout for your needs and protecting your work. We also will use built in-functions such as sum, average, min and max, and apply conditional formatting to highlight data in your worksheet that meets specific conditions and rules. Basic computer knowledge is required to take this class. This is a hands-on class, and you will need your HVCC username and password. Course fee includes a $5 computer fee.
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50552
$69
4 Sessions, BTC 204
Sat., 10/14 - 11/4, 9 - 11 a.m.
Mizanur Rahman, Instructor


ONLINE COMPUTER COURSES
Learn a new computer software program completely online from your home or office and at any time day or night. These instructor-led courses are informative, fun, convenient and highly interactive. These courses are taught online through Ed2go. You will receive your online Ed2go username and password within one week of registration. More detailed information about these courses can be found at www.ed2go.com/hvcc.

Online course dates: 10/18 - 12/08/17

Each course: $99

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