Technology giving you angst? Or do you need help with Microsoft Word, setting up an email account etc.?

Posted By on January 9, 2013

The Rensselaerville Library is offering New York’s digital literacy curriculum. New York has developed the program to create more e-citizens through a curriculum based on standards and skills so that we understand basic computer skills, use of the internet, online communication and the basics of using Microsoft Word.

Kim is a certified trainer and will be teaching these four two hour classes. Space is limited to 8/class so registration is a MUST. There will be a quiz upon completion of each class and you will receive a certificate upon successful completion.  Any questions should be directed to Kim. See the class description and times below

 

  • Tuesday, February 5th from 6:30pm to 9pm – Introduction to using the computer. This class is a prerequisite for the next three classes.

No Experience is required! You will learn how to use a computer and it’s various parts.

  • Tuesday, February 19th from 6:30pm-9pm – What is the Internet and How do I find Information?

During this class you will learn about the internet, the web, browsers, searching, evaluating search results, safety and avoiding scams and how to find medical information.

  • Tuesday, February 26th from 6:30pm-9pm – How do I use the Internet to Communicate Online?

During this class you will learn the types of communication, how to find people, email, Instant Message/Chat, video, social networking, message boards, online job applications and online tax forms.

  • Tuesday, March 5th from 6:30pm-9pm – How do I Use Word Processing Software?

During this class you will learn the basics of word processing – prepare, edit, save, print or share your documents.

REMEMBER – Registration is required and you MUST complete the first class.

The January Classes are FULL.

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