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Level 1 - (Computer Applications I)
Computer literacy is a foundational element of success in today’s technology-driven world. This course is intended for adults to learn concepts associated with key application software, basic computing fundamentals, and ethics and appropriate behavior while using technology as a tool in the world of work and in life. Adults learn how to use a computer/communication device to effectively and critically navigate, evaluate and create information using a range of sources available from the Internet. Adults enhance their ability to read for knowledge, write coherently, and think critically about the written word. Completing the course will lead to certification through Precision Exams. It is also articulation with VVC for BET 100.
Level 2 - (Computer Applications II a,b,c**)
After students have completed a foundational computer literacy course, they will be able to participate in the next level. This course is project-based designed to provide students with hands-on use of spreadsheets, word processing and presentation applications while studying computer concepts such as cloud computing and the Internet. The effective use of technology and internet resources are used to further develop teamwork, communication and presentation skills in a variety of formats. Students will focus on Industry level certification standards from Microsoft to be eligible to take performance assessments in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and/or Excel. It is also articulated with VVC for BET 104 (Word for Windows); BET 112 (Spreadsheets for Windows); BET 131 (Presentations for Windows)**Note: CANNOT take all three in the same semester, must be enrolled separately.
This course offers spreadsheet operations for creating, editing, formatting and enhancing charts in worksheets. Students learn to manage workbooks and prepare them for the web. Students plan, create, and then filter lists using Excel’s database. With the successful completion of this course, students become eligible for College credits through Victor Valley Community College - BET 112.
Classes are currently being offered through distance learning. Students must have access to computer and internet to attend the remote sessions. Call the office for dates and times.