Computer Classes

Computer Classes with Donna Davies

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How to register: You can reserve time for any computer class at your convenience. Just click on the reserve button to choose a day/time and complete the form. You will receive a call prior to your class to discuss your learning goals. Meeting information will be sent prior to your class.  Prefer to stay home? We can set up a Zoom meeting.

If you can not find a time that suits your need on the calendar, please e-mail ddavies@highlandlibrary.org with your requested time. We will do our best to accommodate you.

If you need help with Microsoft products like Word, Excel and PowerPoint, you must bring your own working computer with software installed.

Available Computer Instruction Topics

Learn Google Tools Online

If you are unable to attend in-person classes, we have created short simple online Google courses with Google Digital Applied. Sign  up and begin learning.

Basic computer skills - 1 Hour
  • Group class for adults and seniors at beginner level.
  • Class will be limited to five adults.
Google Docs basics - 1 Hour
  • Start typing your new document.
  • Use styles to format text.
  • In Google Docs, use tables and tabs to arrange text. 
  • Use a bulleted paragraph style for bullets and dotpoints. 
  • Make changes, fix mistakes, edit your document.
  • Use page numbering and let the text flow from page to page.
  • Printing your document.
Google Sheets basics - 1 Hour
  • Opening a spreadsheet.
  • Working with the tools.
  • Managing your worksheets.
  • Entering data.
  • Basic calculations (Sum, AVG, Count).
  • Printing your Spreadsheet.
Google Slides basics - 1 Hour
  • Add, rearrange, and delete slides
  • Apply layouts, themes, and QuickStyles
  • Work with text, bullets, images, and video
  • Apply simple animations and transitions
  • Create audience and presenter handouts
Custom Computer Training - 1 Hour

Reserve time with our in-house computer tutor to gain clarity and confidence using computers and software that suit your needs. 

  • Adults & Seniors
  • Beginner/Intermediate
Learn WordPress - 1 Hour

WordPress instruction is available for site owners and content developers who need assistance with the platform. You must have a working website in order to get help. We can assist with design tips, plugin selection,  and most hurdles that beginning WordPress users face.

 

INtro to e-commerce - 1 Hour
  • Discuss E-commerce Platforms (Squarespace, Shopify)
  • Branding
  • Products and Inventory
  • Getting Paid
  • Search Engine Optimization
Intro to selling on Etsy - 1 Hour
  • Introduction to selling your handmade items using the ETSY platform
  • Branding your shop
  • Taking great product photos
  • ETSY SEO/Listings
  • Setup Options Review
Library Apps Overview - 1 Hour
  • Learn how to get the most out of library Apps. Read and listen to your favorite books from your handheld device. It’s quick and easy! You’re never without your library.
Intro to Social Media- 1 Hour
  • Choose from Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and Tumbler. Learn how to set up and maintain your profile safely. We will review tagging, images libraries and benefits of each platform for business or personal use.
Applying for Jobs Online - 1 Hour
  • Review Indeed and LinkedIn
  • Customizing Your Resume for the Job You Want On Indeed
  • Searching for Jobs on Indeed.