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Online Class: Keyboarding
Learn how to touch-type (type text without looking at your keyboard) with Keyboarding, Pro 5, a typing tutorial designed for personal computers. In addition to touch typing, you’ll learn computer and word processing basics and useful keyboard shortcuts. Classes start monthly. Go to page 15 for instructions on how to register or call (815) 224-0427 for more information

Computer Basics [Intro to Windows]
Learn basic skills for using Windows 7 in this hands-on workshop. If you’re new to computers, we’ll start with turning the computer on and proceed at a comfortable pace. You will learn the features of My Computer, Recycle Bin, customize your desktop, run multiple programs and use shortcuts. Learn to install programs, check your hard disk drive, delete and restore files, and change your mouse settings. Your instructor will use plain language and use hands-on demonstrations, practice and individual help. *Textbook and a 2GB flash drive required.
Wed 6-9 p.m. Sep 12-Oct 3 4 Sessions
Doreen Balzarini A-323, IVCC CEX-4408-309 $99
Tue 3-5:30 p.m. Sep 25-Oct 23 5 Sessions
Kathy Baker Rm 112 CEX-4408-609 $99
Ottawa Center

Microsoft Access 2010 [Level 1]
Gain basic skills in the newest version of this database program. You will learn how to create databases and tables, enter data, create forms and reports, lookup fields, write and review queries. *Textbook and a 2GB flash drive required.
Wed 6-9 p.m. Oct 10-31 4 Sessions
Doreen Balzarini A-209, IVCC CEX-4211-310 $99

Microsoft Access 2010 [Level 2]
Introduction to designing a relational database, creating split forms, creating and modifying reports, creating and running parameter and crosstab queries, customizing input forms, modifying form controls and form layouts, creating custom reports, and more. *Textbook and a 2GB flash drive required. No class: November 21.
Wed 6-9 p.m. Nov 7-Dec 5 4 Sessions
Doreen Balzarini A-323, IVCC CEX-4212-311 $99

Microsoft Word 2010 [Level 1]
This class covers beginning level skills and is ideal for the newer computer user who wants to become well versed in Word. You will be introduced to the Ribbon interface, work with text, print, use proofreading tools, create bulleted and numbered lists, tables and forms, and more. *Textbook and 2GB flash drive required.
Mon/Wed 3-5:30 p.m. Sep 24-Oct 8 5 Sessions
Kathy Baker Rm 112 CEX-4021-609 $99
Ottawa Center

Microsoft Word 2010 [Level 2]
Explore a variety of features: newsletter columns, WordArt and clip art, document themes, styles, picture editing, use mail merge, footnotes and endnotes, headers and footers, templates, tables of contents and indexes, insert SmartArt graphics, format page backgrounds, and more. Each student will create a research paper and a promotional brochure. *Textbook and 2GB flash drive required.
Mon/Wed 3-5:30 p.m. Oct 10-24 5 Sessions
Kathy Baker Rm 112 CEX-4022-610 $99
Ottawa Center

Microsoft Word 2010 [Level 3]
Take your knowledge of Microsoft Word a step farther. This class will teach you to create a table of contents, track changes in documents, and protect documents. Learn how to integrate other programs with Word including using mail merge features in conjunction with Excel, and creating word documents for use in PowerPoint. Create forms, set passwords, prepare documents for sharing and control document access. *Textbook and 2GB flash drive required.
No class: November 12.
Mon/Wed 3-5:30 p.m. Oct 29-Nov 14 5 Sessions
Kathy Baker Rm 112 CEX-4023-610 $99
Ottawa Center

Microsoft Excel 2010 [Level 1]
Designed for beginners, you will gain basic skills in this spreadsheet program. At the completion of class you will be able to create and edit worksheets, enter formulas, format cells and entries, manipulate data, use various automated tools and create charts. *Textbook and a 2GB flash drive required.
Tue 6-9 p.m. Sep 18-Oct 9 4 Sessions
Doreen Balzarini A-323, IVCC CEX-4115-309 $99

Microsoft Excel 2010 [Level 2]
Learn to work with multi-sheet workbooks, use financial functions and analysis tools, work with pivot tables, styles and outlines, use illustrations, and create an Excel database. *Textbook and a 2GB flash drive required.
Tue 6-9 p.m. Oct 16-Nov 6 4 Sessions
Doreen Balzarini A-323, IVCC CEX-4116-310 $99

Microsoft Excel 2010 [Level 3]
Learn to work with spark lines, pivot tables and macros, pivot charts, financial functions, data analysis tools, auditing functions, collaboration and more. *Textbook and a 2GB flash drive required.
Tue 6-9 p.m. Nov 13-Dec 4 4 Sessions
Doreen Balzarini A-323, IVCC CEX-4117-311 $99

Quickbooks Pro 2011 [Part 1]
Utilize Quickbooks to pay bills to outside vendors, record customer payments and analyze financial data. Navigate the menus, record expenses and pay bills, invoice customers and track receivables, and generate reports and graphs. *Textbook and a 2GB flash drive required.
Mon 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sep 24-Oct 15 4 Sessions
Kathy Baker A-323, IVCC CEX-4708-309 $99

Quickbooks Pro 2011 [Part 2]
Students should be familiar with the basics of Quickbooks to enroll in this course. Students will perform advanced functions including job costing, tracking, creating estimates, working with balance sheets, sales tax, payroll and paying expenses. *Textbook and a 2GB flash drive required. No class: November 12.
Mon 6:30-9:30 p.m. Oct 22-Nov 19 4 Sessions
Kathy Baker A-323, IVCC CEX-4709-310 $99

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 [Level 1]
This class covers beginning-level skills, and is ideal for the professional who wants to become well versed in PowerPoint. Topics introduced include the Ribbon interface, document themes, bulleted lists, outlines, formatting text, printing presentations, transitions, clip art and graphics, charts, slide show delivery, and more. Learn about the changes introduced in 2010 including artistic effects with photos and background removal. *Textbook and 2GB flash drive required. No class: November 21.
Mon/Wed 3-5:30 p.m. Nov 19-Dec 5 5 Sessions
Kathy Baker Rm 112 CEX-4309-611 $99
Ottawa Center

Learn to Use Your iPAD
Class description is on page 33.
Tue 6-9 p.m. Oct 9 1 Session
Pamela Klarup A-331, IVCC CEX-1207-310 $39

Which Tablet Meets Your Needs?
Class description is on page 33.
Thu 6-9 p.m. Nov 1 1 Session
Doreen Balzarini Rm 100 CEX-1205-411 $29
Princeton High School
Thu 6-9 p.m. Nov 8 1 Session
Doreen Balzarini Rm 105 CEX-1205-641 $29
Ottawa Center