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UWFox Offers Courses in ‘Word’ & ‘Excel’ Essentials

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The Office of Continuing Education at the University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley is offering two computer courses that are designed to help make the Word and Excel programs more useful beginners or self-taught program users.

“Word Essentials: What You Need to Know,” includes topics on using the standard and formatting tool bars; saving, closing, opening and changing documents; enhancing documents using formatting techniques; time saving techniques of document navigation; and using the built-in and online Help features of Word.

“Word Essentials” is offered three consecutive Monday evenings, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. on February 4, 11 and 18. The course fee is $74.00.

“Excel Essentials: What You Need to Know” offers the opportunity to learn how to use the standard and formatting tool bars; how to build, save, close, open, change, and print spreadsheets; how to enter and manipulate data, create charts and graphs; when and how to write simple formulae; how to save time during spreadsheet navigation; and how to use the built-in and online Help features of Excel.

“Excel Essentials” is offered three consecutive Thursday evenings, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. on February 7, 14, and 21. The fee for the course is $74.00.

Both courses are taught by Jack Marcoe, an independent software training consultant and life coach.

For more information about “Word Essentials” and “Excel Essentials,” contact the Office of Continuing Education at UWFox, 920-832-2636 or email kathryn.bronk@uwc.edu, or visit http://www.uwfox.uwc.edu/conted/.

Posted 02/01/2008