Southern Indiana Living

MAR-APR 2014

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workplace," notes agency director Doug Robson. "We focus on meeting the needs of all people on the work- force spectrum; from those who are unemployed to employed workers who need new skills to ensure their job retention." Classes are taught by experienced profession- als and allow students the opportunity to explore vari- ous features of the software in a small class environ- ment. Computer classes are coordinated quarterly and typically include a reference book. A schedule of Spring 2014 classes is now availa- ble on Harrison County Life- long Learning's website. Today there are few jobs that are technology- free. Industries ranging from manufacturing to hospitality often require the knowledge of a personal computer for data entry, internet browsing and email communication. Experts speculate more than three-quarters of all jobs in the United States now re- quire some level of technolo- gy literacy. In addition to job related computer skills, hob- bies and leisure activities can be enhanced by technol- ogy. Almost every aspect of life can be done on a com- puter. So, in an effort to address the growing need of computer skills, Harrison County Lifelong Learning offers affordable computer education classes. Computer Basics is a class designed for stu- dents with little or no com- puter experience. The class includes weekly instruction with additional lab time for extra practice and one-on- one instructor attention. The class also gives students an introduction to social media like Facebook and Twitter and allows them to become more comfortable with using a personal computer to do research, access news, con- duct business transactions, and communicate with friends and family. Several Microsoft ap plic at i ons , inc ludi ng Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint are also offered at Lifelong Learning. The classes focus on practical applications for software most common in the work- place. "Our classes are designed to help students adapt to an ever-changing, It·s 1eYer 7oo Late to Learn CoPSuter 6Nills Harrison County Lifelong Learning, Inc. Harrison County Lifelong Learning, Inc. 1 0 1 H w y 6 2 W . S u i t e 1 0 4 C o r y d o n , I n d i a n a 4 7 1 1 2 8 1 2 . 7 3 8 . 7 7 3 6 w w w . H a r r i s o n L i f e l o n g L e a r n i n g . c o m C o m p u t e r E d u c a t i o n C l a s s e s : C o m p u t e r B a s i c s T h e I n t e r n e t f o r S e n i o r s E m a i l E s s e n t i a l s I n t r o d u c t i o n t o M i c r o s o f t W o r d 2 0 1 0 I n t r o d u c t i o n t o M i c r o s o f t E x c e l 2 0 1 0 I n t e r m e d i a t e E x c e l E f f e c t i v e P o w e r P o i n t P r e s e n t a t i o n s C r e a t i n g a n A c c e s s D a t a b a s e MarchApril 2014.indd 15 2/23/14 8:34 PM

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