Golden Opportunities

Winter 2017

City of Renton Programs, Events, Fitness, and Fun for Everyone!

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4 | Register for recreation programs online at rentonwa.gov/cybersignup Cloud Storage You might have heard about cloud stor- age or using the cloud. You may even be using it and not realize it. Storing docu- ments, pictures or other files can give you access anywhere you have access to a computer and the Internet. After this class you will know the pros and cons of using their free cloud services. Prerequisite: basic computer skills and one of the Microsoft or Google accounts. 58986 Tue Jan 31 9:30–11:30am 58987 Tue Feb 7 9:30–11:30am 58988 Tue Feb 28 9:30–11:30am 58989 Tue Mar 7 9:30–11:30am CMP $10R / $12NR File History Any time your personal files change, there will be a copy stored on a dedicated, external storage device of your choice. File History continuously protects your personal files stored in libraries, on the desktop, or in favorites and contacts fold- ers. Don't leave your personal data and digital memories vulnerable, as any acci- dent can lead to data loss. Prerequisite: basic computer skills. 58994 Thur Feb 9 12:30–2:30pm 58995 Tue Feb 14 9:30–11:30am 58996 Tue Mar 14 9:30–11:30am CMP $10R / $12NR Introduction to Android Smart Phones Conquer your smartphone! Learn how to set up a new phone, how to turn the phone and screen off and on, navigation basics, setting up home screens, making and receiving phone calls, adding to your contact list, text messaging, and navigat- ing the various applications that come with the phone. Please bring your smart phone if you have one. A Google account is recommended such as gmail. 58971 Mon Jan 23–Feb 6 12:30–2:30pm 58972 Mon Feb 13–Feb 27 12:30–2:30pm 58973 Mon Mar 20–Apr 3 12:30–2:30pm CMP $20R / $24NR Computer Classes Computer classes taught by Jerry Miller unless otherwise noted. Introduction to Computers Are you new to computers or need a refresher course on how to use them? In this course, you will learn the very basics of computers by learning how to use a mouse, what the monitor is, how to use the keyboard, basic computer terminol- ogy and the kinds of computer hardware that are used. Included in this course are basic maintenance and safety precau- tions for the computer. 58965 Wed Jan 18–Feb 1 9:30–11:30am 58966 Wed Feb 8–Feb 22 9:30–11:30am 58967 Thur Mar 2–Mar 16 9:30–11:30am CMP $20R / $24NR Introduction to Computers II Move on from the basics of comput- ers in this course which is an extension of the Introduction to Computers. After a quick review you will be introduced to the various settings that are available like automatic security updates, connecting to a printer, power settings, screen res- olution, changing desktop background, changing your mouse settings, and the ease of access settings which lets you optimize the visual and audio portion. Prerequisite: Introduction to Computers or basic computer skills. 58968 Thur Jan 19–Jan 26 12:30–2:30pm 58969 Mon Mar 6–Mar 13 12:30–2:30pm 58970 Thur Mar 23–Mar 30 12:30–2:30pm CMP $15R / $18NR Introduction to Excel 2010 With Excel you can keep track of all kinds of data. You can organize, sort, record data, enter in text, and mathematical equations. You can keep, track, chart, graph, and compare statistics, and main- tain records. You will learn about the different parts of Excel including the menu ribbon, what cell addresses are, and what columns and rows are. You will learn how to create a simple Excel docu- ment for keeping track of blood pressure and how to create a chart of the data. Prerequisite: basic computer skills. 58978 Tue Feb 21 9:30–11:30am 58979 Tue Mar 28 12:30–2:30pm CMP $10R / $12NR Intermediate/Advanced Excel You've got Excel spreadsheets with data in rows and columns all nice & neat. Now use Excel to see and work with data in new ways while learning how Excel can save time and provide answers with less effort. After taking this class your spreadsheets will leap off the screen, impress your friends and do more for you. This class will build on basic Excel skills by covering formulas & functions, charts, for - matting, customizing menus, pivot tables, macros and more. Taught by Mike DeYoung. 59012 Wed Jan 18–Feb 8 6:30–8:30pm CMP $25R / $30NR Introduction to Facebook Facebook is a social networking site that makes it easy for you to connect and share with your family and friends online. What makes Facebook unique is the abil- ity to connect and share with the people you care about at the same time. You will learn how to create an account, create a page, add photos, create friends or family contacts, and manage your time- line and news feed. You will learn how to keep your Facebook secure, managing your profile settings and posts on your timeline. Prerequisite: Internet and com- puter basics. 58976 Thur Feb 16–Feb 23 9:30–11:30am 58977 Wed Mar 22–Mar 29 9:30–11:30am CMP $15R / $18NR Introduction to MS Office Microsoft Office is a widely used suite of applications used for word processing (MS Word), data analysis (MS Excel) and presentations (MS PowerPoint). This class will introduce students to Word (create and save documents, open to edit and apply formatting using tools avail- able, insert clip art), Excel (create a spreadsheet, edit, format and use simple formulas for calculations) and PowerPoint (create a presentation, add slides, modify layout, edit text, apply formatting to slides, insert clip art and run a slide show). P r e r e q u i s i t e : e x p e r i e n c e u s i n g a Windows computer. Taught by Mike DeYoung. 59013 Wed Feb 15–Mar 8 6:30–8:30pm CMP $25R / $30NR

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