Computer classes to be offered at LEAAP Center

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Through Ivy Tech's Corporate College, Computing Fundamentals class will be offered at the Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center, 501 E. Jackson St., Brazil, beginning Feb. 14 and lasting through Feb. 28, from 6-8:40 p.m.

The course is a laid-back approach to learning basics to computers. The primary objective is to teach first-time computer users about the basics of computing, to present the basic operations of Microsoft Windows XP 2007, and to learn about e-mail and surfing the Internet.

No experience is using a previous version of Windows is required.

Cost for the program is $75.

In addition, a Word Introduction class will be offered as well.

The classes begin March 6 and conclude March 20. Class times are 6-8:40 p.m.

Those attending will learn to create, edit and print documents such as letters or reports using the newest version of the word processing program.

Participants will learn important terms, editing functions, formatting, special text options, and mail merge.

The course will also cover spell checking, underlining, bolding, centering text, copying and pasting text, and printing documents.

Cost is $139, which includes a textbook.

To register, call Scott Ramsey at 812-298-2382, or 1-800-377-4882.

Payment and registration information are due by Feb. 23.

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