Learn About Computers

Business notes

June 30, 1991

Howard Community College will offer courses in word processing, desktop publishing, microcomputer applications and spreadsheets.

"Introduction to the Personal Computer," a six-hour course, will emphasizethe PC keyboard, basic operating techniques, file organizations and naming conventions.

The class will meet from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 6.

Other sessions will meet from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. July 9 and 11; 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. July 15 and 17; and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 27.

Cost is $95.

"Introduction to WordPerfect," a 12-hour course focusing on creating, editing and printing documents, will begin July 8.

Cost is $150.

"Introduction to Desktop Publishing," a six-hour course, will provide an overview of styles, fonts, text columns, graphics and other enhancements for designing brochures and newsletters.

The class will meet from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. July 9 and 11.

A second class will meet from 9 a.m. to noon July 29 and 31.

Cost is $95.

"Introduction to Microcomputer Applications," a 12-hour course, will cover terminology, computer hardware and software, word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.

The class will meet from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. July 1, 3, 8 and 10.

An additional class will meet from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. July 16, 18, 23 and 25.

Cost is $150.

"Introduction to MS-DOS," a 12-hour course, will include basic commands and functions,creation of directories and sub-directories, and error messages.

The class will meet July 16, 18, 23 and 25 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

A second class is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 19 and 26.

Cost is $150.

"Comprehensive Lotus 1-2-3," an 18-hour class on creating spreadsheets, a personal accounting ledger and statistical analysis chart, will begin Monday and Wednesday evenings starting July 22.

Cost is $195.

Computer training classes meet at the HCC Hickory Ridge Building.

For more information about these and other classes, call HCC's Office of Business and Industry at 992-4808.

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