Frostburg State University's Center for Community Partnerships will offer a variety of workshops in July on the computer programs Microsoft Word, Excel 2000, Access and PowerPoint, as well as computer maintenance. The workshops are:
Maintaining Your Computer will be offered Monday, July 7, from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. 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.
Microsoft Excel 2000: Building Spreadsheets will be offered Tuesday, July 8, from 2:30 to 5:30 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: Intermediate will be offered Wednesday, July 9, from 2:30 to 5:30 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 Access 2000: Building Databases will be offered Thursday, July 10, from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.. Learn how to develop a database to collect information that is related to a particular subject or purpose, such as tracking customer orders or maintaining a music collection. Learn to track information from a variety of sources that you have to coordinate and organize yourself. You will be introduced to Access wizard, which helps beginners develop working databases.
Microsoft Word: Fundamentals I will be offered Monday, July 14, from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. 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: Advanced will be offered Tuesday, July 15, from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Learn backgrounds, creating and manipulating text and using graphic boxes, layout and creating templates.
Microsoft PowerPoint I will be offered Wednesday, July 16, from 2:30 to 5:30 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 17, from 2:30 to 5:30 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.
To register, call (301) 687-4008. The cost of the class is $20 per session. Make check payable to FSU-CCP. All sessions will be held in Framptom Hall, Room 208. Dennis Buskirk will be instructing.
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.