This class is for individuals who are new to the computer and will be taught at a beginners pace. You will learn the basics in a hands-on environment. You will gain an understanding of computer software, hardware and peripherals; understand and use desktop objects; examine Windows® elements; and understand computer security. There are no pre-requisites for this class. Instructor Yolanda Edwards has taught the Microsoft® Office® applications in the business sector for more than 20 years and earned her Microsoft® Office® Specialist Expert Certification in 2001.