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Computers & Technology

Please check the course listing below for upcoming Computers & Technology classes available from Howard College Workforce Training / Continuing Education on the Big Spring Campus. If you are interested in more details about a course or enrolling in a course, please contact us at (432) 264-5131.

V Beginner / Intermediate Microsoft (MS) Office

Course Contact Hours – 8 hrs.

This course will cover the following items:

V Intermediate / Advanced Microsoft (MS) Office

Course Contact Hours – 8 hrs.

This course will cover the following items:

V Introduction to Basic Computers

Course Contact Hours – 7.50 hrs.

This course will cover the following items:

Getting to Know Computers, Understanding Operating Systems, Understanding Applications, Web Apps and the Cloud, Basic Parts of a Desktop Computer, Buttons, Sockets and Slots on a Desktop Computer, Inside a Desktop Computer, Laptop Computers and Netbooks, Getting to Know Mobile Devices, Setting Up a Computer, Beginning to Use Your Computer, Getting to Know the OS, Connecting to the Internet, Computer Safety and Maintenance, Basic Troubleshooting Techniques

V Social Media / Email

Course Contact Hours – 7 hrs.

This course will cover the following items:

Why We Should Care About Social Media - What are the Social Media? - What Important Developments in the last 24 months should I know about? - How has Video Transformed the Web? - The Changing Role of PR - Buzz Versus Word of Mouth Marketing - Why Blogs Matter  - Three Kings: MySpace, Facebook, and YouTube - The Marketers Role; What can you really do with social media - Private Social Networks

V Web Design

Course Contact Hours – 7 hrs.

This course will cover the following items:

Searching the Web, History of the Internet, History of the Web, File Conventions, How Web Works, Basic Design Features of the Web, Hyperlinking and Interactivity, Using a Web Editor, Using a Digital Camera, Manipulating Photos, Fonts and Type Graphics, Troubleshooting, More Advanced Design Concepts

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