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.

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. Jan 17
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#190244
Urban Center

 

Word Level 2
Prerequisite: Word Level 1 or equivalent experience. 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. Cost: $115

Tue. Dec 5
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#190065
MCC - Strahan Hall

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

Mon. Jan 8
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#190245
CCC Technology Center

SPREADSHEET

Excel Level 1
Prerequisite: Windows - Level 1 or equivalent knowledge. In this course, you will gain a foundational understanding of the basic functionality in Excel 2013. You will begin by navigating the Excel 2013 environment. From there, you will perform the basic tasks associated with creating and saving Excel worksheets and exploring the Help system. You will use formulas and functions to perform calculations in your worksheets, and you will modify worksheets by manipulating cells and data, by searching for and replacing data, and by checking for spelling errors. You will format worksheets and prepare them for printing. You will also begin working with larger workbooks that contain multiple worksheets. Finally, you will customize how Excel behaves to more closely meet your needs. Cost: $115

Tue. Dec 12
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#190064
Urban Center

Thu. Dec 14
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#189887
MCC - Strahan Hall

Tue. Jan 23
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#189983
Urban Center

Thu. Jan 25
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#190063
MCC - Strahan Hall


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

Thu. Dec 7
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#189893
Urban Center

Mon. Dec 18
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#189892
CCC Technology Center

Thu. Jan 4
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#189895
MCC - Strahan Hall


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

Thu. Nov 30
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#189891
MCC - Strahan Hall

Tue. Jan 16
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
#189889
MCC - Strahan Hall