Tech Tuesday at the Guthrie Library - Meridian Tech

We are pleased to partner with the Guthrie Public Library to offer free and low-cost training every 2nd Tuesday of the month this spring. These short, 2-hour classes are designed for the novice user and include hands-on activities to get you comfortable using the technology.

Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. Payment (if applicable) is required prior to the class and is non-refundable unless the class is canceled.

Computer Basics Series

Are you new to computers? Want to know more about how to use the different features in your Windows 10 computer? Join us for any or all of these Computer Basics lessons. We have structured the sessions to allow you to come to pick and choose which ones you would like to attend.There is a one time book charge of $ 17.00 and will cover all lessons.

Computer Basics – Lesson 1 Getting Started in Windows 10

September 17th, 2019  9:30 AM – 11:30 AM  T  FREE

In this 2-hour session, you will discover how to Log in, navigate the Windows 10 interface, find existing Apps, and use your first App. Then you will explore the Solitaire, Weather and Calendar Apps on your Windows 10 device.

Computer Basics – Lesson 2 Using the Photo App

October 15th, 2019  9:30 AM – 11:30 AM T  $15.00

In this 2-hour session, you will focus on connecting your digital camera or your iPhone to your Windows 10 computer and import your photos. Using the Windows 10 Photo App, you will view, delete, crop, apply filters and more to your photos.

Computer Basics – Lesson 3 Using the Email App

November 19th, 2019  9:30 AM – 11:30 AM  T  $15.00

Email is a critical part of communication in today’s world. In this 2-hour session, you will connect your email account with the Windows 10 Mail App. Through guided-exploration, you will send, receive, open, read and delete your emails. You will also discover how to send photos, open attachments, and search for existing emails. You will need to bring your email logon name and password to class.

Computer Basics – Lesson 4 Using the Internet

December 17th, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM  T  $15.00

The internet brings the entire world to you through your computer. In this 2-hour session, you will explore the internet using the Windows 10 Edge browser. You will navigate a site, use tabs, prepare to print a web page, create shorts to favorites places, and find desired content using various Search Engines. Finally, we will wrap up with safe online shopping tips.

NOTE: 

We would like to make you aware of our school policy regarding tuition.  All deposits paid for classes are applied toward your tuition and are non‑refundable unless the class is cancelled by Meridian Technology Center.  If you are unable to attend, you will still be charged the deposit or the full cost of the class if it is less than $50.  The balance of your tuition (if applicable) is due prior to the first class meeting and is non‑refundable.

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Microsoft Excel

Do you want to know more about using spreadsheets?  Discover how to get started creating your own spreadsheet using Excel.  From creating a budget to an building a address list, Excel is an easy to use but powerful program that will help you keep track of your important information.

Microsoft Excel – Lesson 1 Creating Simple Spreadsheets

October 15th, 2019  4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, T

Discover how to get started creating your own spreadsheet using Excel. You will enter data, add rows and columns, and discuss the difference between SAVE and SAVE AS. Finally, you will add simple SUM and COUNT functions to your data.

Microsoft Excel – Lesson 2 Formatting Simple Spreadsheets

November 19th, 2019  6:00 PM – 8:00 PM  T

In this 2-hour session, you will expand your knowledge of the features of Excel. You will add formatting to your existing spreadsheets, use FlashFill, merge and unmerge cells, and practice selection techniques. Finally, you will prepare your spreadsheet for printing.

Business Focused

Office 365 Groups, Teams & Collaboration

September 17th, 2019 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM  T

Collaboration is key in the workplace and Office 365 gives you the tools to allow your team to effectively work together.  Explore how Office 365 Teams can give you a personalized chat based work space for your working group.  Then discover the wealth of collaborative apps in an Office 365 Group that will grow and enhance your teamwork no matter how small or large it is.  Join us in this hands on, information packed 2-hour session and supercharge your organization’s collaboration.

Is Google Right for Your Business?

December 17th, 2019  6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Google offers you alternatives to the Microsoft Office suite of products. In this 2-hour session, you will explore the options available, the pros and cons, and begin determining if this is a viable free alternative for your business.

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Do you need business-focused classes? Check out our classes on Tuesday afternoon and evening this fall!

  • Office 365
  • Google for Business