Adult Education offers free online computer literacy class
The Northeast Texas Community College Adult Education Program is offering a free Computer Literacy virtual class beginning July 21. The course, which will be held fully online, will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from July 21 to August 13 from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
The class is designed to teach basic computer skills and vocabulary necessary to help advance your education and employment opportunities. Participants will be able to:
- Understand the basics of Microsoft Word and Excel
- Understand the basics of various virtual learning tools such as Zoom, WhatsApp, WebEX, Skype and Google Classroom
- Type and compose letters and job resumes
- Set up and use an e-mail account
- Search and navigate the internet safely
- Identify the basic parts of a computer
- Understand and use basic computer vocabulary
The class is limited to the first 25 participants and registration is required. Students must complete in-person testing and registration. Appointments are available July 15, 17 and 18 by calling 903-434-8341 or 903-399-9152. Reliable access to a computer with an internet connection is necessary to complete the course.