Computer Classes

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges’ Continuing Education Department offers computer-related classes at several sites throughout its service area. The classes below are short-term, affordable and hands-on. They are designed for individuals wishing to update a skill or interested in learning something new.

In addition, the college offers a number of Continuing Education computer classes online. Students can complete these courses entirely from their home or office, at any time of the day or night. For more information about those classes go to www.ed2go.com/eicc

For more information about any of these classes email eiccinfo@eicc.edu or phone 563-336-3444.

BEGINNING

Understanding the Digital World

Do you save something but can't find it later? Do you know how to push the buttons in the program you use the most, but really don't understand where any of the stuff is going? Do files and folders confuse you? Can you never find anything on the Internet? And where is this cloud? Our world is digital! Like it or not, it's time to understand it. This course will explore hardware, teach you to manage your programs, teach you to organize your files and folders on your computer, in the cloud and work with the Internet. Even if you've been working on your computer for years, if you feel like it is all just confusing, this is the place to start. Cost: $175

4 Wks Thu.
Begins Jun 7
6 - 9 p.m.
#197151
Urban Campus
 

WORD PROCESSING


Word Level 1

Improve your speed and efficiency in using Word! After this course you will be able to create a new document, find, select, and modify text, format text and paragraphs, and add tables to documents. You'll know how to apply design and layout options to pages, check documents for spelling, grammar, and other errors, and use other proofing tools to look up information. Finally, you'll customize the Word environment to better suit your individual work habits. Although taught in the 2013 environment, the lessons learned will be applicable to Word versions 2010 and later. Prerequisites: Ability to navigate a PC/Windows based computer. Cost: $115

Wed. May 23
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#197518
MCC - Strahan Hall

Thu. Jun 14
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#197565
Urban Campus


Word Level 2

Expand your knowledge of the abilities of Word! Following this course you will be able to create and manipulate tables and charts, use styles and themes to customize the look of documents, add images and custom graphic elements, and add building blocks of information and updatable fields to the document to improve efficiency. You will know how to control how text flows around graphics, between paragraphs, and between pages. You will be able to create templates to maintain consistency between documents, use mail merge, and create and use macros to automate tasks. The course will be taught in Word 2013, however lessons learned will be applicable to all Word versions 2010 and later. Prerequisite: Word Level 1 or equivalent experience. Cost: $115

Wed. Jun 20
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#197521
MCC - Strahan Hall


Word Short Topics Mail Merge

Come unlock the power of mail merge in this three hour, hands-on course. We'll start with basic Mail Merge features creating letters, mailing labels and envelopes. Then we'll explore data sources further to include selecting sources from Excel and Access and matching the data fields when the field names are different. And then we'll examine the fields in-depth to include sorting, filtering and customizations using ASK and IF.THEN.ELSE. Get all your questions answered and become the expert in Word Mail Merge. Cost: $65

Sat. Jun 30
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
#197569
Urban Campus

 

PRESENTATION GRAPHICS


PowerPoint - Level 1

PowerPoint is more than just bullet points on a slide - learn the power of visuals! After this course, you will be able to format text on slides, add and modify graphical objects and pictures, work with tables and charts, and be able to deliver a presentation smoothly. The course will be taught in PowerPoint 2013, however lessons learned will be applicable to all PowerPoint versions 2010 and later. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of how to navigate a PC/Windows based computer. Cost: $115

Tue. Apr 24
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#194967
Urban Center

 

SPREADSHEET

Excel Level 1

After taking this course, you will be able to create a basic worksheet and understand the Help system. You will know how to use formulas and functions to perform calculations in your worksheets, and be able to modify worksheets by manipulating cells and data. You will format worksheets and prepare them for printing. You will also begin working with larger workbooks that contain multiple worksheets. The course will be taught in Excel 2013, however lessons learned will be applicable to all Excel versions 2010 and later. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of how to navigate a PC/Windows based computer. Cost: $115

Wed. May 9
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#197558
Urban Campus

Tue. May 16
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#197516
MCC - Strahan Hall

Tue. Jun 5
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#197562
Urban Campus

Tue. Jun 12
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#197574
CCC Technology Center


Excel Level 2

After taking this course, you will be able to create advanced workbooks and worksheets. You will know how to create advanced formulas and organize your data into tables. You'll discover the power of PivotTables and PivotCharts and how slicers can make data filtering as easy as clicking a few buttons. At its heart, this course is about one simple idea: asking your data questions and using Excel to find the answers. The course will be taught in Excel 2013, however lessons learned will be applicable to all Excel versions 2010 and later. Prerequisite: Excel Level 1 or equivalent knowledge. Cost: $115

Tue. May 1
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#194960
CCC Technology Center

Tue. May 1
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#194960
CCC Technology Center

Tue. Jun 13
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#197520
MCC - Strahan Hall

Tue. Jun 19
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#197568
Urban Campus


Excel Level 3

Prerequisite: Excel Level 2, including knowledge of functions, formulas, and data analysis tools. After taking this course, you will be able to automate common tasks, audit workbooks to avoid errors, use conditional logic, use automated analysis tools, be able to work in multiple worksheets and workbooks simultaneously, and present your data visually. Cost: $115

Tue. May 1
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#194975
Urban Center

Tue. May 1
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#194975
Urban Center

Tue. Jun 27
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#197524
MCC - Strahan Hall

Creating Dashboards in Excel

Today’s businesses have access to vast quantities of data. Interactive dashboards are a great way to discern actionable information from raw data. In this class, you will build an interactive dashboard by using a variety of Excel tools including PivotTables, PivotCharts, slicers, and other charting tools. Cost: $95

Thu. May 17
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
#197573
CCC Technology Center