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Software Introductory Series, ITI#095

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Summer 2014 Course Description: Explore the Windows 7 desktop operating system and the new versatile 2010 versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. Learn to change and customize Windows 7, resolve common computer problems, create and manage libraries and folders and select, move, copy and search for missing information using a rapid streamlined "key word" search feature. Learn how to compose, format, and edit impressive MS Word 2010 documents by using new picture tool formats, special are effects, SmartArt add-ons, and a special Word :screenshot" feature. Build Excel worksheets that analyze data using built-in functions and user-defined formulas and improved formatting styles and the data filter search options. Prepare and design dynamic PowerPoint slide presentations using new style features, and graphic effects including quick ways to manage presentation through "backstage" tools.

Fall 2014 Course Description: Experience the new 2013 versions of Microsoft© Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. Discover how to use the 2013 improved features in mastering both basic and business applications in these popular applications. Find out how quickly you can create and edit attractive business letters, memorandums, and press releases using the new and improved Word 2013 interface. Apply and modify new PowerPoint templates and use powerful presentation graphics which will enable you to create dynamic multimedia presentations using built-in document themes and how to adjust slide size for wide-screen monitors. Build basic and enhanced Excel worksheets with ease using auto fill, autocomplete, and autocorrect entry features. Harness the power of Access, a relational database, by learning how to create, store, and retrieve records with amazing speed and accuracy. Learn the basics of creating tables and forms to enter and retrieve data using simple Form, Query and Report Wizards. All this and more are offered in the new and improved Software Series Course.  Prerequisites:  Computer Basics, Windows 8 or Windows 7 and File Management Skills or equivalent experience. 

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Prerequisite: Computer Basics, Working with Windows 7 or File Management, Introduction to Keyboarding or equivalent experience.

Classroom Hours: 40

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