Learn to navigate the internet, create electronic presentations and produce documents through tuition-free classes offered by the Southwestern Illinois College Adult Education and Literacy department.
These classes are designed for individuals who: have little or no computer experience and do not have a high school diploma or high school equivalency certificate, comparable to a GED; recently earned a high school equivalency certificate; are English as a Second Language students; or participate in Department of Human Services programs.
Learn how to access the internet, use search engines, locate web sites, download files and documents, and exercise caution when online in Internet Basics. A Monday/ Wednesday class will meet at the SWIC Belleville Campus, 2500 Carlyle Ave., Oct. 30, Nov. 1, 6, 8, 13 and 15 from 5-7:25 p.m. A Tuesday/Thursday class will meet at East St. Louis Community College Center, 601 James R. Thompson Blvd., Oct. 3, 5, 10, 12, 17 and 19 from 5-7:25 p.m.
You can learn to create, format and save documents and build upon your keyboarding skills to produce a variety of documents including letters, memos and fliers in Word Processing. A Tuesday/Thursday class will meet at the SWIC Belleville Campus Oct. 3, 5, 10, 12, 17 and 19 from 5-7:25 p.m. A Monday/Wednesday class will meet at the SWIC Sam Wolf Granite City Campus, 4950 Maryville Road, Oct. 30, Nov. 1, 6, 8, 13 and 15 from 5-7:25 p.m.
In Introduction to Electronic Presentations, you’ll learn how to use a slideshow program to create presentations and import graphics and sound. A Monday/Wednesday class will meet at the SWIC Sam Wolf Granite City Campus Oct. 2, 4, 9, 11, 16 and 18 from 5-7:25 p.m. An understanding of Microsoft Windows is required to take this class.
The Cloud Computing class covers using, storing and accessing services such as documents, files and applications via the internet. The Monday/Wednesday class will meet at ESLCCC Oct. 30, Nov. 1, 6, 8, 13 and 15 from 5-7:25 p.m.
For more information about these classes or to register, call the Belleville Campus at 618-235-2700, ext. 5521; SWGCC at 618-931-0600, ext. 7396; or ESLCCC at 618-874-6526.