Courses and Workshops

Course List and Prices

Computer training is offered in our dedicated computer classroom. Ongoing courses and workshops are scheduled throughout the year, and private instruction is available on demand. Maximum number of students per course is 8, and each student works on a Dual Core PC using Microsoft Office Professional software and other programs.

Click here to see the brochure for Summer 2014 computer courses and workshops.

For more information or to register, please contact Kelley Rojas at 514-935-7344 or kelley@atwaterlibrary.ca

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Course Descriptions

Introduction to Windows and Email
Our most popular course shows you the basic functions of the Windows environment (Windows 7 with reference to older versions). Learn how to create, save, open and delete files, and how to access your important data. Also, get started with basic email communications. 8 hrs. Non-Members $140, Members $130, Seniors $120

Intermediate Windows
A continuation of our Introduction to Windows course teaches you how to use other features including Windows media player, file management and gadgets.  8 hrs. Non-Members $140, Members $130, Seniors $120

Introduction to Word
This introductory course helps orient beginners to Word. Learn how to create, edit, print and save documents, as well as use formatting tools to adjust headers and footers. Grammar and spelling functions will also be used. 8 hrs. Non-Members $140, Members $130, Seniors $120

Introduction to Excel
For beginners interested in using spread sheets to analyze data and plot trends. In this course, you will learn how to format worksheets, use numerical functions, create graphs and charts, and sort information. 8 hrs. Non-Members $140, Members $130, Seniors $120

Intermediate Excel
A continuation of the Introduction course includes advanced formulas and functions, and pivot tables and charts. 8hrs. Non-Members $140, Members $130, Seniors $120

PowerPoint Presentations
Learn how to create engaging slides for your school or work presentations.  Add charts, graphs, images and animation for a dynamic slide show. 8 hrs. Non-Members $140, Members $130, Seniors $120

Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube
Social media is not just a fad. Learn how Facebook, Twitter, YouTube can be used to stay in touch and share your favourite media.  8 hrs. Non-Members $140, Members $130, Seniors $120

Web Design Basics
Make your own website using Wordpress. Learn how to design, create and maintain a simple website. 12 hrs. Non-Members $185, Members $175, Seniors $165

 

Two-Hour Computer Workshops

Fee: Only $30 for everyone

Scanning photos and documents
Create digital copies of photos and documents.

Apps
Find and use apps on your device.

Digital Cameras
Upload and share your photos from your camera.

eBooks and eReaders
Find and load eBooks to your device.

iPads
Tips and tricks for your iPad.

Smartphones
Text, email, use the Internet and more.

Skype
Speak with long-distance relatives for free.

 

Private Instruction

Our knowledgeable instructors are available for individualized training at the Atwater Library or at your home ($10 extra transportation fee for home instruction). For beginners or for experienced users wanting a special skill set.
$40 per hour. Call to make an appointment: 514-935-7344