Welcome to Computers for ESL Students, is the easy, fun way to learn computer basics. This course has been created with the English as a Second Language (ESL) students and English Language Learners (ELL) in mind. This course uses a highly visual approach to guide students through introductory computer skills, Windows 10, Word 2016, the Internet and email, and more. 

August 26. January 17, 2020

Technology has become a part of our daily lives and understanding how to function in environments that require the use of computers and the Internet is more critical now than ever before. Whether you plan to pursue a career in an office environment, education, or business, or simply become more effective with technology, everyone was a beginner at one point.

This comprehensive course provides an introduction to computer concepts and skills. Designed with the new learner in mind, this course covers Computing Fundamentals, Key Applications, and Living Online - everything students need to become confident computer users.

Class meetings are: Tuesday 11:00 pm to 1:30 pm


Morning Session

Evening Session

Learn how to create spreadsheets with text and formulas. Get acquainted with the Ribbon interface, the use of basic and advanced function commands, charts, formulas, graphics, and simple calculations. Create 3-D charts, and manipulate pivot tables, work with themes and much more.        

Review basic skills, merging documents, creating tables, report techniques, headers/footers, working with themes and much more. Learn keyboard shortcuts, create documents, format, edit, insert graphics, tables and manage text. Topics include Ribbon interface, working with text, printing, using proofreading tools, creating bullet and numbered lists, tables, and forms, and enter basic formulas, edit, add styles, charts, and formatting. 

Introduction to MS PowerPoint. The course prepares students how to create slideshow presentations using a variety of templates and slide layouts; add animation, clipart, embed sound, and video. Use pictures as backgrounds, create and apply Smart Art graphics, and much more. Online Options are available. Must attend the first day of class for orientation.

Part of Office Professional Course: 

This course stresses hands-on activities and provides an introduction to Microsoft Access 2013 application. Activities will include creating and displaying worksheets, report preparations, reporting, and charting data. Learn the Access environment, including the Ribbon, Backstage View, Navigation Pane, Document Tabs Bar, and more. You will also learn how to use a navigation form.

teaches basic skills for understanding and using the operating systems, running applications, the Internet, email, and cloud storage. 

This course is designed to provide students with a working knowledge of computer concepts and essential skills necessary for work and communication in today's society. Students will learn about safety, security, and ethical issues in computing and social networking. Students will learn about input/output devises, computer hardware, and operating systems. Students work with integrated software, such as Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.