Computer Software Classes

 

Computer Software Applications

Chaffey Adult School offers a variety of computer technology courses that enable students to compete in the current office environment. All classes are open-entry, instructor guided and tutorial based. Some courses are articulated with Chaffey College for college credit. Please see instructor for details.

Our courses include Keyboarding, Computer Competency, Computer Applications I, Word Processing I and II, Spreadsheets I and II, Database Applications, Presentations Applications and Publication Software, all based on Microsoft Office 2010. Day and evening classes are available and students must meet the prerequisites per course. The fee for each module is $40 plus a $5 materials fee. Note: All courses require a flash drive/memory stick to begin.

Keyboarding I
An introduction to Keyboarding: Learn Proper “Touch Typing techniques for building speed and accuracy.
Prerequisite: None

Computer Applications I
Beginning Keyboarding- Basic use of the keyboard and techniques designed to achieve 15 NWPM Computer Concepts- Learn computer components, Windows & Internet skills.
Prerequisite: None

Word Processing I utilizing Microsoft Word 2010
For the beginning/intermediate user to learn to create letters, Memos, Reports, formatting text, tabs, bullets & numbering, tables, clip art, columns, mail merge.
Prerequisite: CA, type 15-20 NWPM with 5 or less errors.

Word Processing II utilizing Microsoft Word 2010
For the intermediate/advanced user to learn to create: headers/footers, bibliographies and citations, templates, shapes, SmartArt, table of contents, track changes, digital signature, macros, and integration.
Prerequisite: Word Processing I (or test out), type 25 NWPM with 5 or less errors.

Advanced Word Processing utilizing Microsoft Word 2010 desktop publishing
Learn how to create desktop publishing documents using Microsoft word such as newsletters, business cards, certificates, flyers & announcements and much more.
Prerequisite: Word I and II type 25 NWPM.

Spreadsheets I utilizing Microsoft Excel 2010
For the beginning/intermediate user to learn: worksheet basics, formulas, functions, multiple worksheet management, formatting cells, hiding columns & rows, charts, tables & outlines sort & filter.
Prerequisite: Word Processing I, type 20 NWPM with 5 or less errors.

Spreadsheets II utilizing Microsoft Excel 2010
For the intermediate/advanced user to learn: graphics & shapes, templates, protect a worksheet, digital signature, pivot tables, macros, PMT, FV functions, data analysis tools, comments, merging, integration.
Prerequisite: Spreadsheets I (or test out), type 20 NWPM with 5 or less errors.

Presentation Applications utilizing Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
For the beginning/intermediate/advanced user to learn to create presentations and utilize design tools with sounds, graphics and animations.
Prerequisite: Word Processing I, Spreadsheet I, type 25 NWPM with less than 25 errors.

Database Applications utilizing Microsoft Access 2010
For the beginning/intermediate/advanced user to learn Database design, tools, concepts and creation.
Prerequisite: Word Processing I & II, Spreadsheets I & II, type 25 NWPM with 5 or less errors.

Publishing Applications utilizing Microsoft Publisher 2010
Learn to create a publication: use ruler guides & layout guides, text boxes, tables, clipart, styles, columns, drop caps, master pages, headers/footers, border art, importing text.
Prerequisite: Word Processing I & II, Spreadsheets I & II, type 25 NWPM with 5 or less errors.

Typing Certificates are available for non-students for a fee of $25. Call for an appointment.

Computer Graphics - Adobe Photoshop

In this course students will learn to use the latest equipment and software to edit digital images and photographs for the Web or to print utilizing the features and functions of Adobe Photoshop CS6. Students will use painting tools and special effect filters, work with layers, enhance selections, incorporate color techniques and place type in an image. Students will create and edit images and work with animation video and photography. This course is repeatable and open entry per teacher.

Th | 6:00-9:00 pm | RCHS-D102 | Cataldo | $80

Lab hours are as follows:

Days
M-F
M-F
M/W
T/Th

Time
9:00 am-12:00 pm
12:30-3:30 pm
6:00-9:00 pm
6:00-9:00 pm

Location
CASC K-4
CASC K-4
CASC K-4
CASC K-4

Instructor
Ornelas
Miller
Alvarez
Alvarez