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Computer Classes & Tutoring
Classes & Tutoring

Morning Computer Classes

Wednesdays-Thursdays
10am-12pm

Keyboarding 101 (July 2-3)

A two day course designed to teach students the home key method of keyboarding and set them on the path to increasing their typing speed and accuracy. Students will engage in face to face instruction as well as online based practice.

Tech Savvy Tips and Tricks (July 9-10)

A two day course designed to help students increase their digital skills by learning typing shortcuts, internet navigation tips, how to manage a computer more efficiently, and much more. Students will build their knowledge of technology tips, shortcuts, and useful procedures that will help them become pros on their devices.

Using the Cloud (July 16-17)

A two day course where students will learn what the cloud is, what types of cloud based storage are available, and how it can provide an ease of use and access that benefits them. Students will learn how to add, edit, and remove files in the cloud, how to share easily and quickly over the web, and what the security implications of using online storage are.

Microsoft PowerPoint (July 23-24)

A two day course designed to introduce students to PowerPoint and demonstrate its basic capabilities. Students will learn the skills to create exciting PowerPoint presentations that integrate transitions, images, sound, video, and more. This is a more advanced course so students must be            comfortable with Computer Basics and Microsoft Word to sign up.

 

Evening Computer Classes

Mondays-Tuesdays
5:30pm-7:30pm

Keyboarding 101 (June30-July 1)

A two day course designed to teach students the home key method of keyboarding and set them on the path to increasing their typing speed and accuracy. Students will engage in face to face instruction as well as online based practice.

Tech Savvy Tips and Tricks (July 7-8)

A two day course designed to help students increase their digital skills by learning typing shortcuts, internet navigation tips, how to manage a computer more efficiently, and much more. Students will build their knowledge of technology tips, shortcuts, and useful procedures that will help them become pros on their devices.

Using the Cloud (July 14-15)

A two day course where students will learn what the cloud is, what types of cloud based storage are available, and how it can provide an ease of use and access that benefits them. Students will learn how to add, edit, and remove files in the cloud, how to share easily and quickly over the web, and what the security implications of using online storage are.

Microsoft PowerPoint (July 21-22)

A two day course designed to introduce students to PowerPoint and demonstrate its basic capabilities. Students will learn the skills to create exciting PowerPoint presentations that integrate transitions, images, sound, video, and more. This is a more advanced course so students must be            comfortable with Computer Basics and Microsoft Word to sign up.

Afternoon Computer Classes
Wednesdays-Thursdays
12:30pm-2:30pm

iPad Basics (July 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24)

A two day course designed to introduce students to the iPad and its features. Students will learn how to navigate an iPad, what it’s used for, how to use apps, and how to make an informed decision when buying an iPad. Students can bring their own iPad or use one of the iPads provided in class. This class also includes instruction on other types of tablets.

Technology Tutoring

The DeSoto Public Library Offers Free Individual Computer Tutoring Sessions for Adults!

Need help with your resume? Trouble applying for jobs online? Problems with your email? Want to know more about your tablet? Anything you need help with can be a tutoring session.

Sign up today for free Individual Computer Tutoring Sessions with Angie Harris, Library Technical Instructor. You are free to bring your laptop from home or use one of our desktops. Two 1 hour sessions are offered every Tuesday.

Tuesdays
July 1, 8, 15, 22
2pm-3pm & 3pm-4pm

Space is limited, registration is necessary

Please call the Information Desk, 972.230.9661 to register for these sessions.  If you find you cannot attend a session after you’ve registered, please call the Library to cancel.