Bakersfield College

Computer Software



COMPUTERS: AN INTRODUCTION TO WEBSITE CREATION

Creating your own website is really easy, and in this class you will learn how to do it. You will be exposed to free and low-cost online tools you can use to build a basic personal website. We will cover the use of domain names, basic web design principles, and integrating your site with other services such as Flickr, Facebook and Twitter. We'll do this without any complex programming.

Before taking this class, you should be comfortable using a computer and browsing websites.
Materials: Flash (thumb) drive with pictures, texts, and other content you will want to use on your website.



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CSW06.1.SP19
Weill Institute
Room 105
Hoffman 10/15 - 10/29 Tu 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM $30.00 View 10

COMPUTERS: BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS
This classes teaches you how to use a computer. Learn how to use a desktop and laptop computer from how to turn them on to how to: write letters and e-mails, use a mouse, store files and photos, use the internet, understand the "cloud", and synchronize work among your desktop, tablet, and smart phone. In other words, enter the computer age! Computers operating Windows software will be provided for practice. 

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CSW28.F19
Weill Institute
Room 105
Hoffman 9/17 - 10/1 Tu 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM $30.00 View 16

COMPUTERS: CUTTING THE CABLE CORD
Are you missing out on some of today’s biggest hit shows and movies that are only available online? Would you like to be able to watch Netflix, YouTube, Hulu, AmazonPrime and other streaming services on your TV? If you are interested in joining the 20-million-plus Americans who have “cut the cord” and get all your content online, this workshop is for you. Well explore alternatives to cable and satellite TV and discuss how they work and how much they cost. Attendees can expect to learn more about over-the-air programming, streaming equipment (such as Apple TV and Roku), and streaming services (such as Sling TV, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, and CBS All Access).

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CSW27.SP19
Bakersfield College Main Campus
Levinson (LEV) 40
Butow 10/5 - 10/5 Sa 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM $13.00 View 6

COMPUTERS: FACEBOOK WORKSHOP

Get a crash course on Facebook. What it is, why it is so popular, and how to use it. This class is designed for the social media novice but someone who is familiar with computers and email. We'll talk about privacy and ethical issues and you'll get to log in and try Facebook for yourself in a computer lab.

When registering, be sure to include your email address so that you can receive communications from the instructor.



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CSW17.SP19
Weill Institute
Room 105
Butow 10/28 - 11/4 Mo 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM $22.00 View 15

COMPUTERS: GOOGLE'S "G SUITE": THE "ALL-IN-ONE" APP FOR MAIL, DOCUMENTS, COLLABORATION, AND MORE
Learn the basics of Google’s popular app that businesses, schools, and individuals around the world are using for collaboration on documents of all kinds, reports, shared meeting notes, presentations and slide shows, photos, email, surveys, reminders, and more. Also learn how to store, back up, and securely save your work.  Apply G Suite in your own world of communications and planning with family, friends, and/or business partners.  You must have a free Google account set up prior to class. 

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CSW29.F19
Bakersfield College Main Campus
CSS Building Room 3
Hoffman 9/17 - 10/1 Tu 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM $30.00 View 16

COMPUTERS: INTRODUCTION TO EXCEL-PART 1

Learn the basics of this powerful but very accessible software tool. You will learn about the following:

  • Create, save, and navigate an Excel workbook
  • Enter data in a worksheet, and construct formulas and use the SUM, AVERAGE, MIN, and MAX functions
  • Use of COUNT and COUNTIF functions, and apply Conditional formatting
  • Format cells (Merge &  Center, cell styles, and themes.)
  • Use of Flash Fill, move data, and rotate text
  • Use Date & Time functions, and Freeze Panes
  • Create, sort, and filter and Excel table
  • Check spelling and print worksheet


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CSW15.SP19
Weill Institute
Room 105
Hoffman 9/17 - 10/1 Tu 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM $30.00 View 9

COMPUTERS: INTRODUCTION TO EXCEL-PART 2

Learn more of the basics of this powerful but very accessible software tool. You must have attended Part 1 or come with an understanding of everything discussed in Part 1. You will learn about the following:

  • VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP
  • Adding new sheets and building formulae
  • Building and testing complex formulae
  • Charts as sheets and objects
  • Pivot Tables
  • Opening multiple sheets/workbooks
  • Trapping errors (IFERROR, IFNA)
  • Auditing formulas
  • Defining and using names

 



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CSW26.SP19
Weill Institute
Room 105
Hoffman 10/15 - 10/29 Tu 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM $30.00 View 17

COMPUTERS: iPAD ESSENTIALS

Learn how to take advantage of all Apple's iPad has to offer. The class will begin with the basics of iPad-then we'll delve into the many fun and productive tasks you can accomplish with this powerful tablet computer.

Materials: An iPad2 (or greater), iPad Air, or iPad Mini is required. Bring it to class. Wi-Fi is available.



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CSW25.SP19
Bakersfield College Main Campus
Levinson Hall (LEV) 40
Butow 9/16 - 10/21 Mo 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM $60.00 View 18

COMPUTERS: STREAMING MUSIC
Remember when your music choices were limited to what you could hear on the radio, and how good your antenna was? Did you have trouble finding storage for your record, cassette, or CD collection? Those days are no more as streaming music and satellite radio are taking over. This workshop will give an overview of the options available today including Pandora, Apple Music, Spotify, Sirius XM, Amazon Prime Music, iHeart Radio, Radio.com, and more.  

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CSW30.F19
Bakersfield College Main Campus
Humanities (H) 52
Butow 10/12 - 10/12 Sa 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM $13.00 View 17


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