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FSU Center for Community Partnerships Offers Computer Workshops

Frostburg State University's Center for Community Partnerships will offer a variety of workshops on the computer programs Microsoft Word, Excel 2000 and PowerPoint, as well as a seminar on organizing computer files for productivity.

The seminars are:

Microsoft Word: Fundamentals I, offered Monday, July 8, from 9 a.m. to noon. Students will learn to use rulers and tabs and to establishing simple tables for layout. Fonts, colors, highlighting and graphic features, as well as importing and manipulating a graphic, will also be covered.

Microsoft Word: Fundamentals II, offered Tuesday, July 9, from 9 a.m. to noon. This class will cover backgrounds, creating and manipulating text and graphic boxes, layout and creating templates.

Microsoft Excel 2000 I: Building Spreadsheets, will be offered Monday, July 8, from 2 to 5 p.m. This class is an introduction to the power of Excel, which enables the user to build, maintain and utilize analytical tools. Excel's formulas, tables and "what-if" scenarios are user-friendly. Learn to build a basic spreadsheet and develop workbooks.

Microsoft Excel 2000 II: Advanced Spreadsheets, will be offered Tuesday, July 9, from 2 to 5 p.m. Progress from basic to intermediate/advanced features of MS Excel. Continue building, maintaining and utilizing the analytical tools and "what-if" scenarios of the software. Continue to learn advanced formulas and how to further build intermediate to advanced spreadsheets.

Microsoft PowerPoint I will be offered Wednesday, July 10, from 2 to 5 p.m. Participants will be introduced to the presentation software wizard, which enables presentations to be constructed quickly and easily. Slide backgrounds, changes in master fonts, graphics and layout, importing pictures and sound, animating slides and images, as well as deleting and moving slides, will be covered.

Microsoft PowerPoint II will be offered Thursday, July 11, from 2 to 5 p.m. An introduction to the multimedia and interactive features of PowerPoint. Participants will work to build an animated/progressive slide to use to organize a group discussion or learning experience and will learn to import slides from another presentation, create hyperlinks to Web sites, other slides and other files.

Maintaining Your Computer: Organizing Your Computer Files for Productivity will be offered Wednesday, July 10, from 9 a.m. to noon. Do you have trouble finding files you put on your computer? Do you know what a directory is? Then this is a workshop for you. You will learn to build a "directory structure" that will organize your files for many uses. Learn where downloaded files go and learn to clean unwanted temporary files from your computer.

To register, contact Dr. Amit Shah or Tammy Alexander at (301) 687-4008. The cost of the class is $20 per session. Seating is limited to 10 people per session, so early registration is encouraged. All sessions will be held in Framptom Hall, Room 208.

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, call (301) 687-4102, TDD (301) 687-7955.

For further information on this release, contact:

Office of News and Media Services
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-3171
Fax: 301-687-7589