Personal Computing

Professional Development

Offered through Continuing Education

@ Florissant Valley | Forest Park | Meramec | Corporate College

From using a mouse and keyboarding to online commerce, research and security, build your knowledge of PCs and technology.

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Continuing Education

Phone

314-984-7777

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PCs and Technology: Introduction in a Day

Does current technology boggle your mind? Then this class is for you! Build a strong foundation for your computer skills and get familiar with other digital technologies. This course emphasizes hands-on experience using a PC to teach essential concepts and commands and develop user confidence. Basic terms regarding computer hardware, software and current technology are covered, as are basics regarding the use of computers, printers, and drives. It’s a class designed for those with little or no computer skills.
COMP:701 | 1 session | $67 AGE 60+ | $99 REG

Internet Research and Investigations: Public Records

Explore a wide range of public records on the internet.  Discover how to uncover real estate records, criminal records, court judgments, marriages, births, deaths and more. Prerequisite: Windows® Introduction class or equivalent experience. Some internet experience helpful.
COMP:742 | 1 session | $25 AGE 60+ | $35 REG

Internet Research and Investigations: Consumer Information

Does my doctor have a high malpractice rate? Does my hospital have a high infection rate? Does Grandma’s nursing home use restraints more frequently than others? What is the crime rate in my neighborhood? How much did my neighbors pay for their house? Does my contractor have a lengthy list of lawsuits? How do I find free online classifieds? What will be the total costs for repair and maintenance on my vehicle? What are the crash test results? What happens if something goes wrong with a PayPal transaction? What recalled products am I still using at home? If you are curious about the answers to any of these questions, then this class is for you. Prerequisite: Windows® Introduction class or equivalent experience. Some internet experience helpful.
COMP:742 | 1 session | $25 AGE 60+ | $35 REG

Internet Research and Investigations: Politics and Law

Who donated to political campaigns and when? How do you find out exactly what is on an upcoming ballot so you can research? Which nonprofit organizations have presented summaries of candidates platforms, bill descriptions and voting records of politicians in an unbiased way? If you are curious about the answers to any of these questions, then this class is for you! Also find out how to find out exactly how politicians voting history on specific measures, and online resources to locate constitutions and laws for federal, state and local bodies. Prerequisite: Windows® Introduction class or equivalent experience. Some internet experience helpful.
COMP:742 | 1 session | $25 AGE 60+ | $35 REG

 

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