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Personal Computing

Professional Development

Offered through Continuing Education

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From using a mouse and keyboarding to online commerce, research and security, build your knowledge of PCs and technology.

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314-984-7777

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Unless otherwise specified in the course description, registration for online classes closes three business days prior to the class start date.

Exploring Free Graphics Programs

Looking for free alternatives to designing flyers, newsletters, logos and other professional graphic designs? In this course, Canva, Google Drawings, and Gravit Designer will be discussed. Prerequisite: Working knowledge of the internet and basic PC skills.
COMP-742 | 1 session | $28.50 AGE 60+ | $39 REG
F01 Th 6-9 p.m. | Laura Warren
Oct. 15 | Online

We have more!

Explore even more design programs and create next-level projects! See "Adobe Tools."

Personal Online Security

Ensure your terrestrial and digital footprints are secure. Gain the skills to exercise the best security practices to protect your personal information, help prevent identity fraud, and preserve data integrity. Shelter your confidentiality from those who may seek to exploit your personal information and be able to ask questions from an expert in the field of data security. Conduct your professional and personal electronic communications using the most current and effective techniques.
COMP-795 | 1 session | $33 AGE 60+ | $49 REG
F01 Sa 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Fernando Tillman
Sept. 19 | Online

Internet Research and Investigations: Public Records

Explore a wide range of public records on the internet, discovering how to uncover real estate records, criminal records, court judgments, marriages, births, deaths and more. Prerequisite: Windows® Introduction class or equivalent experience. Some internet experience helpful.
COMP-742 | 1 session | $24.50 AGE 60+ | $35 REG
F05 Sa 12:30-3:30 p.m. | Jean Bradley
Sept. 12 | Online

Internet Research and Investigations: Consumer Information

Does my doctor have a high malpractice rate? Does my hospital have a high infection rate? Does Grandma’s nursing home use restraints more frequently than others? What is the crime rate in my neighborhood? How much did my neighbors pay for their house? Does my contractor have a lengthy list of lawsuits? How do I find free online classifieds? What are the total costs for repair and maintenance on my vehicle? What are the crash test results? What happens if something goes wrong with an online transaction? What recalled products am I still using at home? If you are curious about the answers to any of these questions, then this class is for you. Prerequisite: Windows® Introduction class or equivalent experience. Some internet experience helpful.
COMP-742 | 1 session | $24.50 AGE 60+ | $35 REG
F06 Sa 12:30-3:30 p.m. | Jean Bradley
Oct. 3 | Online

Internet Research and Investigations: Politics and Law

Who donated to political campaigns and when? How do I find out what is on an upcoming ballot so I can research? Which nonprofit organizations have presented summaries of candidates' platforms, bill descriptions and voting records of politicians in an unbiased way? If you are curious about the answers to any of these questions, then this class is for you! Discover politicians' voting history on specific measures and online resources to locate constitutions and laws for federal, state and local bodies. Prerequisite: Windows® Introduction class or equivalent experience. Some internet experience helpful.
COMP-742 | 1 session | $24.50 AGE 60+ | $35 REG
F07 Sa 12:30-3:30 p.m. | Jean Bradley
Nov. 7 | Online

PCs and Technology: Introduction

Does current technology boggle your mind? This class is for you! Build a strong foundation for your computer skills and get familiar with other digital technologies. This course emphasizes hands-on experience using a PC to teach essential concepts and commands and develop user confidence. Basic terms regarding computer hardware, software and current technology are covered, as are basics regarding the use of computers, printers and drives. It’s a class designed for those with little or no computer skills.
COMP-701 | 2 sessions | $38 AGE 60+ | $65 REG
F01 Sa 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Jean Bradley
Dec. 5-12 | Online

 
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