Designed for the computer novice, this course is for people who want to enter the computer age. Learn the fundamentals of using a PC, using the mouse and keyboard, typing a document in Word, and setting up a basic spreadsheet in Excel. You will learn lots of computer terminology, how to identify items on your computer, and the basics of windows. Participants will also learn the basics of the Internet, how it works, and what it can do for you.
|DATE:||Tuesday, March 21, and Thursday, March 23|
|MEETS:||5:30-7:30 p.m., Weir Hall, Room 107|
|INSTRUCTOR:||Jack McClurg, Ph.D. — Dr. Jack McClurg is a UM Associate Professor of Practice of CME.|
|NOTES:||Class is held in a computer lab, but feel free to bring your laptop if you'd like to work on your personal computer.|
Social media is one of the most exciting, highly effective communication tools that can provide powerful and cost-efficient marketing. Participants will walk away from this boot camp knowing how to set up and optimize social media sites, generate targeted leads via Facebook ads, generate traffic, increase returns on site investment, apply practical strategies, and navigate the do’s and don’ts of social media. A working knowledge of computers and the Internet is required. You must also have a valid email address set up before class.
A working knowledge of computers and the Internet is required. You must also have a valid email address set up before class.
|DATES:||Monday, February 13, 20, and 27|
|MEETS:||6:00-7:30 p.m. in Weir Hall Mac Lab, Room 104|
|INSTRUCTOR:||Vanessa Cook — Vanessa Cook serves as an Assistant Director of Marketing specializing in all things social media for the Division of Outreach and Continuing Education.|
|NOTE:||Class is held in a computer lab, but feel free to bring your laptop if you'd like to work on your personal computer.|