Upcoming Community Classes

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All classes take place in the Workforce & Community Education Building, which is located in front of the main WVU-P campus. Seating is limited.

Call or email today to reserve your seat:

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Debi Lockhart Administrative Secretary, Senior Workforce & Community EducationWCE
Work Phone: 304.424.8277
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Class Day/Date/Time Cost Description
Basic Computer Skills Thursdays, March 27 & April 3
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
$30 This class begins with a basic introduction and overview of the components of a computer system and their function, common terminology, and navigating basic software.  We will build on basic computer knowledge and expand to computer capabilities, such as document writing and saving, e-mailing, file saving and retrieving, internet usage, and common troubleshooting.  Each class will have two hours of instruction; the computer lab will remain open for one hour after each session for some hands on practice with your instructor present to assist with questions.
Basic Computer Skills II Thursdays, April 10 & 17
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
$30 This class expands on basic computer skills and functions to installation of various software and programs.  Learn about more in depth troubleshooting and explore what software will best fit your personal needs.  Participants should have a working email account before starting class.  This course will also include a brief tutorial on the use of SD and XD camera cards, as well as digital picture downloading.  Each class will have two hours of instruction; the computer lab will remain open for one hour after each session for some hands on practice with our instructor present for assistance.
Introduction to Facebook Thursday, April 24
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
$20 Learn instructional information and safe, secure online set up of your Facebook account.  Use Facebook to stay in close touch with family and friends, locate old friends, and share photos past and present.  PLEASE NOTE:  Participants must have a working email address before the start of class.
Beginning Microsoft Word Thursday, May 1 & 8
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
$30 In this class, you’ll learn the basics of Microsoft Word. Start with learning basic commands and features, and finish by creating and emailing documents.  Participants will learn to create letters and other text documents; how to use templates; how to save, edit and print documents; and how to e-mail and share finished creations.  Each class will have two hours of instruction; the computer lab will remain open for one hour after each session for some hands on practice with our instructor present for assistance.
iPad Basics Thursday, May 15 & 22
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
$30 Learn how to effectively use the basic functions and applications that the iPad offers.  Topics include mastering the touch screen, communicating through e-mail and Skype, accessing websites, downloading e-books, and playing games. (iPads will be provided on site, or participants can bring their own.)
E-Reader Basics Thursday, May 29
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
$20 This class will present basic instructions for using some of the more popular e-readers, such as Kindle and Nook.  Topics will include advantages of e-readers as compared to traditional print books, book availability through your local library, device set up, downloading and reading e-books.  We will also cover features such as book marking, page advance, highlighting and dictionary use.  Participants are encouraged to bring their e-readers if they have one.