Area Communities Classes

A look at upcoming classes in your area

Basic Computers for Seniors, Level I

This class is especially tailored to those 55 or over who have limited or no computer knowledge. Learn basic level computer skills including powering the computer on and off, using a mouse and keyboard, taking care of your hardware, using a CD, working with the Windows 7 desktop environment, and launching and starting programs, using a word processor and working with files and folders.

Basic Keyboarding

This class is designed for anyone who would like to improve keyboarding skills. Beginners and advanced users will benefit from the keyboarding practice. Topics include technique and development of speed and accuracy.

Basic Nurse Aide

This course is designed to meet the Nebraska Health & Human Services System training requirements for nurse aide certification and employment in long-term care facilities. This course combines classroom lecture and laboratory application for the development of basic skills needed to provide safe, effective, and caring services to the elderly or chronically ill patient of any age, in a long-term care facility. Upon completion of this course, the student is eligible to take the state written and practical skills exam. After successfully passing this examination and completing the application procedure, the students name will be placed on the basic nurse aide registry at the Nebraska Health and Human Services Regulation and Licensure, Credentialing Division. The book is located in the campus bookstore, 402-844-7140. CLASS CANNOT BE REGISTERED ONLINE. An additional $30 fee will be required if student choose to register to take the Certified Nursing Assistant exam at the end of the course. This $30 fee will be required at the time of the non-credit exam registration.

Introduction to Community Leadership

This course provides an overview of core competencies for community leadership. Students will be introduced to a variety of topics and speakers thus enhancing their understanding of effective leadership, cultural dynamics and the resources necessary to sustain and revitalize a community. Students will study effective techniques for framing ideas, how to build and use social capital, and how to mobilize resources. This course challenges each student to select a community and design a community engagement strategy.

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

The student will evaluate the business skills and commitment necessary to successfully operate an entrepreneurial venture and review the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship. The student will understand the role of entrepreneurial businesses in the United States and the impact on our national and global economy.

Learning Skills for Success

Presents techniques that foster success in college and in life. Topics include study strategies to improve reading, memory, note-taking and test-taking; time management; anxiety control; critical and creative thinking; communication skills; conflict management; health awareness; money management; and motivation.

MS Excel 2013, Level 1

This class is for new users of Excel or users that are converting from one of the first versions of Excel. The material covered will include: Learning about the ribbon, navigation; spreadsheet creation; editing; saving; formatting; creating formulas; and all basic commands in using Excel.

MS Publisher

Learn the basics of desktop publishing including creating, saving and printing publications. Utilize basic publishing skills and find out how to package and send publications via email. Topics will include drawing objects, graphics, and test tools, formatting, enhancing and editing publications, working with publication designs, customizing publications, using tables, and utilizing mail merge.

MS Word 2013 Level 2

Increase the complexity of MS Word documents by adding components such as customized lists, tables, charts, and graphics. Focus will also include inserting clip art, applying themes, working with views, formatting text, setting margins, using bullets, paragraph spacing, and borders and shading.



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