COMPUTER INSTRUCTION ONE-ONE-ONE COMPUTER TUTORING

Confidential and easy to understand!

Do you need extra practice to help you learn how to access and navigate the internet; set up and access an email account; and print and save documents?

Or, do you need some coaching on the Microsoft Applications? Or anything else? This tutoring is learner centred!

Please contact us at 780.727.4077 or nancdins@gypsd.ca to set up a time convenient for you.


ONE-ON-ONE OR SMALL GROUP INSTRUCTION IN COMPUTER

One-on-one sessions or small group classes will be scheduled to fit your busy schedule. The available opportunities include, but are not limited to:

  • Introduction to Computers
  • Introduction to the Internet
  • Gmail, Email & More
  • Spreadsheets & More with Google
  • Introduction to Microsoft Word
  • Introduction to Microsoft Excel
  • Surviving Facebook
  • Marketing with Facebook
  • Instagram

Location: Lobstick Literacy & Learning Society Classroom (#7) at Grand Trunk HS, Evansburg

Please contact us: 780.727.4077 or nancdins@gypsd.ca for more information or to set up a session.


COMPUTER CAFE

Computer Skills will Enhance Your Life!

Drop in for a hands on session, in a relaxed atmosphere, with one of our qualified computer tutors! Bring your own device, or use one of ours. Either way, the coffee will be on! If you are feeling frustrated with one or more topics, or, if you simply know that there is more to learn, we will help you navigate through the matter, and teach you new skills!

Potential Topics to Consider:

  • Online shopping (Costco or Walmart Apps, Amazon, rewards points, cyber Monday deals)• Auctions (Watch, bid)
  • Staying Safe Online
  •  Google Classroom (to help your Children)
  • Power School
  •  Research Online (job search, posting resumes)
  •  Basic Documents (Online and/or Microsoft Word)

Location: Lobstick Literacy & Learning Society Classroom (#7) at Grand Trunk HS, Evansburg
Dates and Times: 10:00 am to noon, Tuesdays, Oct. 8 to 29 and
Thursdays, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Oct. 10 to 31 and 9 am to noon on Wednesday, Nov. 13.

Contact: Nancy at 780.727.4077 or nancdins@gypsd.ca for more information.


$15 per instructional hour, but there is funding available to those who qualify. Ask Us!

Computer & High Speed Internet Use

Are you enrolled in on-line courses? Do you have some research to do? We have computers connected to high speed internet available for use – free!

Or, bring in your device and connect to WiFi – free!

Contact us at 780-727-4077 to set up a time.


 

Introduction to Computers and Windows

Computer skills can enhance your life or create frustration. This hands-on class will have you understanding your computer and give you knowledge of how to make it work for you. The internet has a wealth of information if you know how to use it. You will learn how to set up email, search online courses and how to find your way around the World Wide Web. This course can be set up one-on-one.

Location:        Evansburg, LLLS Office

Date:               Tuesday, October 1

Time:              10 – 11:30 am

Fee:                $25

Instructor:      Shannon Laackmann

Deadline:       September 24,   2019


Introduction to Internet and Email

The internet has a wealth of information if you know how to use it. You will learn how to set up email, search online courses and how to find your way around the World Wide Web. This course can be set up one-on-one.

Location:        Evansburg, LLLS Office

Date:               Thursday, October 3

Time:              10 – 11:30 am

Fee:                $25

Instructor:      Shannon Laackmann

Deadline:       September 26, 2019


Introduction to Microsoft Word

Using Microsoft Word, you will learn how to create, format, save and print documents as well as embellish your documents with fancy text, pictures and formatting. In addition, you will learn how to use Styles; create headers & footers; insert a Table of Contents and a cover page; add page borders and watermarks; and insert and edit pictures and clipart.

Location:        Evansburg, LLLS Office

Date:               Tuesday, Oct. 8

Time:              2 – 5 pm

Fee:                $45

Instructor:      Catherine David

Deadline:       October 1, 2019


MS Word – Mail Merge

If you have working knowledge of Microsoft Word and want to learn how to create documents using information from mailing lists, join us for this Mail Merge Class. You will learn how to merge information from lists and spreadsheets into documents such as letters and mailing labels.

Location:        Evansburg, LLLS Office

Date:               Tuesday, Oct. 15

Time:              6 – 8 pm

Fee:                $35

Instructor:      Catherine David

Deadline:       October 8, 2019


iPad/iPhones

You were given an iPad – Now What! Join us to learn how to use and have fun with your new iPad. We will look at how to move around your iPad, open and close Apps, use the camera and other features of your device. Please bring your own iPad (updated to the latest IOS operating system). If you do not have an iPad yet, you may use one of ours!

Location:        Evansburg, LLLS Office

Date:               Tuesday, Oct. 8

Time:              6:30 – 8 pm

Or

Date:               Tuesday, Oct. 22

Time:              3 – 4:30 pm

Fee:                $25

Instructor:      Catherine David

Deadline:       October 15, 2018


MS PowerPoint

If you have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and want to learn how to create exciting visual presentations, this class is for you!

Location:        Evansburg, LLLS Office

Date:               Tuesday, Oct. 22

Time:              6 – 8 pm

Fee:                $35

Instructor:      Catherine David

Deadline:       October 15, 2019


Introduction to Microsoft Excel

This session will take users through the basic building blocks of using the Excel Spreadsheet program.  If you have to create budgets or work with numbers in any way, Excel is an invaluable tool.  This session is best for people who have little or no experience with Excel, or work with Excel worksheets, but are not quite sure how they do what they do.  Using an example of a Membership List, participants will be taken through how to create and format a worksheet, as well as how to use formulas and functions.

Location:        Evansburg, LLLS Office

Date:               Tuesday, Oct. 29

Time:              1-4pm

Fee:                $45

Instructor:      Catherine David

Deadline:       October 22, 2019


Excel, Intermediate

This course will expand your knowledge of Excel Spreadsheets by working with more complex worksheets using named ranges, nested functions, ‘if ‘conditions and conditional formatting. We will also cover working with lists (sorting, filtering, database functions and totals). We will gather and work with external data from other worksheets and the web. Once we have the data we will then look at how to chart it.

Location:        Evansburg, LLLS Office

Date:               Tuesday, Nov. 5

Time:              10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Fee:                $45

Instructor:      Denis Gignac

Deadline:       October 29, 2019


Creating with Canva!

Do you have to whip up a flyer for an event? Would you like to make a business card for an upcoming venture? It used to be we’d use Microsoft Word, Publisher, PowerPoint or Adobe InDesign to make these items. However, if you just need a “quick fix”, Canva is an online desktop publishing program that can get the job done for you. This hands on presentation will show you how to use our computer to create all sorts of cool documents, market your business on social media and help you create posts with impact.

Location:        Evansburg, LLLS Office

Date:               Tuesday, Nov. 12

Time:              9 am – noon

Fee:                $45

Instructor:      Shawn Gramiak

Deadline:       Nov. 5, 2019


Fun Little Apps

This lecture is for Apple iPad an iPhone users. It is a demonstration class to show you some of the nifty and useful apps that are out there. It will be a buffet of options, with hopefully a little bit of something for everyone. You don’t have to bring your device. Just sit back and enjoy the presentation.

Location:        Evansburg, LLLS Office

Date:               Tuesday, Nov. 12

Time:              1 – 2 pm

Fee:                $20

Instructor:      Shawn Gramiak

Deadline:       Nov. 5, 2019


Paying Bills Online

This session is for those who are not sure if they want to bank online. In this one-hour lecture, you will learn how to pay a bill online. This demonstration will use a Servus bank account, but most online banking works in similar ways. You will learn how payees get added to an online account, and how payments can be made to them.

Location:        Evansburg, Tipple Park Museum

Date:               Tuesday, Nov. 12

Time:              6:30 – 7:30 pm

Fee:                $15

Instructor:      Shawn Gramiak

Deadline:       Nov. 5, 2019


Make an E-Transfer

Do you bank online, but are still leery about sending money electronically? Have you ever had to get cash to someone quickly, in time of an emergency? This information session will be a demonstration on how you do an Interac E-transfer of funds. Adding payees to your account will also be covered.

Location:        Evansburg, Tipple Park Museum

Date:               Tuesday, Nov. 12

Time:              7:30 – 8:30 pm

Fee:                $15

Instructor:      Shawn Gramiak

Deadline:       Nov. 5, 2019


What’s New in Microsoft Office

Word, Excel and PowerPoint are always getting new “bells and whistles” added to them. This session will take you through what’s new in these programs. Some stuff you may never use (unless you do high end data analysis as a hobby). Yet, there are always new tips and tricks to learn. This hands-on session is for those with some experience with Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Location:        Evansburg, LLLS Office

Date:               Wednesday, Nov. 13

Time:              1-4pm

Fee:                $45

Instructor:      Shawn Gramiak

Deadline:       Nov. 5, 2019


Marketing with Facebook

Do you have a Facebook page for your business? Do you want one but do not know where to start? Facebook is a popular marketing tool and using it to your advantage is a good business strategy. We will start with the basics and build a page that will be an effective marketing tool to get you more business, plus, we will share strategies for effective use of your page on an ongoing basis. If you have a page, but would like to learn how to make it better this will also help!

Location:        Evansburg, LLLS Office

Date:               Tuesday, Nov. 19

Time:              1 – 3 pm

Fee:                $30

Instructor:      Shannon Laackmann

Deadline:       Nov. 12, 2019


All computer courses are eligible for subsidies.
Please contact Nancy at 780-727-4077 or nancdins@gypsd.ca for more information.