To create a multi-purpose educational center that serves as a community resource for workforce development (to include math, computer skills, and language development for Spanish speaking residents preparing for the workforce); development of early literacy skills with a focus on reading, writing, and math; and college preparation with career assessment assistance.
About the Learning and Technology Training Center (LTTC)
The Northwest Georgia Regional Library is proud to announce the launch of this center. The LTTC will offer computer and workforce development classes to the public for free. This is the place to improve your computer and employment skills. A variety of classes will be offered at the LTTC by qualified instructors, and these classes are designed to help you achieve your learning goals.
If you are interested in developing your technology or employment skills, the LTTC is the right place. We have changed our classes to help promote more of the skills that our students have suggested! These three tracks have been designed to help learners of all ages get the skills they need to use computer resources.
Basics Track (11:00am – 12:30pm)
The basics track is for beginners. You’ll get the chance to learn the absolute basics. These classes are available each month. Below is a list of the classes and the types of skills you will learn.
Basic I: Know Your Computer
Learn: Parts of a computer; mouse basics; and types of cursors
Basic II: Intro to Programs
Learn: Opening and closing programs; Icon translation (what each icon means)
Basic III: Keyboarding
Learn: How to capitalize; keyboarding basics
Basic IV: Intro to Internet
Learn: Parts of a webpage; how to search
Intermediate I: Saving Documents
Learn: Saving your document to a USB drive; finding your USB drive / document
Intermediate II: Printing
Learn: Locating a printer; printing a document / webpage selection
Intermediate III: Microsoft Word 101
Learn: Microsoft cursors; typing a document; formatting; important keys
Intermediate IV: Microsoft Word 102
Learn: Saving a document; ribbons / tabs; inserting symbols / pictures
Internet Basics I: E-mail Setup
Learn: Setting up an account; signing in and out; security and password recovery
Internet Basics II: Using E-mail
Learn: Opening e-mail / sending e-mail; attachments; cleaning your inbox
Internet Basics III: Facebook 101
Learn: Account set-up; security settings; looking for friends
Internet Basics IV: Facebook 102
Learn: Sharing / posting / messaging; uploading photos
Workforce Development Track (5:00pm – 6:30pm)
The workforce development track is for intermediate users – to participate, you must be able to successfully complete the activities listed under the basic track. These classes may change each month.
Job Skills I: Intro to Microsoft Office Suite
Learn: Identifying parts of MS suite and uses; brief intro to individual programs
Job Skills II: Microsoft Word 201
Learn: Basics of MS Word; templates; resume formatting
Job Skills II: Microsoft Word 202
Learn: Inserting objecs; creating templates
Microsoft I-III: Microsoft Office Suite Programs
Learn: Key skills relating to a Microsoft Office program.
Web Skills I-III: Various Web-related skills
Learn: Key skills relating to web programs such as Facebook Marketing, Google Drive, and Web Design.
The specialty track is for intermediate users – to participate, you must be able to successfully complete the activities listed under the basic track. These classes will change each month. Check the schedule to find out which classes are being taught this month. The specialty classes are usually offered at the end of the month.
Please note: In order to take Workforce Development Track or Specialty Track classes, you must be able to demonstrate that you are able to complete the skills listed in the Basic Track.
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Contact the LTTC
|Name:||Jessica H. Wyatt|
|Address:||Dalton Whitfield Public Library
310 Cappes St.
Dalton Ga, 30720