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Valley Learning Center



Technology

Computer Concepts

$45

with John Lupher

Calendar Next session starts Oct 1, 2019 at 6 pm

This class will introduce basic concepts in computer and information technology, including hardware, software, and the internet. Students will learn how a computer works, data measurement, how to use email, download files, and how to use the operating system on their computer to perform basic file management. Skills learned in this class will include: copying, moving, and deleting files; creating folders and compressing folders; and printing your screen.

Desktop Publishing

$40

with Cal Davis

Calendar Next session starts Nov 5, 2019 at 6 pm

This class will teach beginners the fundamentals of how to use either Microsoft Publisher (not free software) or Scribus (freeware). Students will learn how to design brochures, newsletters, business cards, and menus. Take your office skills to a new level with desktop publishing.

Ham Radio

$20

with Cal Davis

Calendar Next session starts Oct 5, 2019 at 8 am

This course serves as an introduction to the hobby of Amateur Radio. Students will learn the fundamentals of radio communication, while obtaining a basic knowledge of electronics, FCC regulations, and operating in an emergency environment. This course will help to prepare students for the FCC required Technician class Amateur Radio licensing exam. The class will be followed by the Technician Class License Test. Cost includes the price of the test. Please bring a calculator with you for use on the test. We suggest that you run through an online practice test such as the one found at http://www.eham.net/exams/ several times before the class to better prepare you for the Technician Class License Test at the end of the course.

Microsoft Access

$75

with John Lupher

Calendar Next session starts Nov 12, 2019 at 6 pm

This class introduces students to the basic features of Microsoft Access. The course will cover beginning database management concepts including tables, forms, reports, queries, and importing data from Microsoft Excel. This class will stress using a working knowledge of database management vocabulary and emphasizes the efficient use of Access toolbars and menus. We will also discuss database design issues.

Microsoft Excel

$45

with John Lupher

Calendar Next session starts Oct 22, 2019 at 6 pm

Excel is a spreadsheet program in the Microsoft Office system. You can use Excel to create and format workbooks (a collection of spreadsheets) in order to analyze and display data. Students will use Excel to track data, build models for analyzing data, write formulas to perform calculations on that data, pivot the data in numerous ways, and present data in a variety of professional looking charts.

There's an App for That!

Free

with David Ricley

Calendar Next session starts Oct 24, 2019 at 6 pm

Congrats! You’ve mastered taking photos with your smartphone. Want to learn how to share, store and manage those precious moments with friends and family?

Have you thought of your smartphone as a resource for maintaining a healthy lifestyle? Everyone knows how important it is; but did you know there are many tools out there that can help you track and plan your diet and exercise? 

How about mobile banking? Have you ever been away from home needing to pay a bill, check a balance or deposit a check? You guessed it – you can take care of that right on your smartphone with the same safety and security as doing it from home. Join Union at Valley Learning Center for ‘There’s an App for That!’ and find out how quick, simple, and satisfying it is to be able to take care of these tasks and more from the convenience of your smartphone. Pizza, refreshments & snacks will be provided, as will plenty of time for individual Q&A if you’re curious about certain applications or smartphone functions. We look forward to seeing you!





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