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David F.

Douglasville, GA

$65/hour

Industry Experienced Computer Instructor

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$65/Hour


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About David

I have 40+ years in the computer field.

I have knowledge of: All versions of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office suite, Basic computer skills instruction both one on one and group settings. I have taught DOS, Windows and LINUX operating systems.

I have supported desktop as well as server based operations, locally and remotely.

I have a strong desire to help students become the best that they can be, and to concentrate on the things that will make them best understand the computers of today, as well as the computers of tomorrow, including the new Raspberry Pi

I have experience as an instructor in an adult education setting for a private institution as well as one on one instruction with specific products and applications.

Favorite type of student is the one that is struggling with their coursework, that I can guide down the right path to finding the right answers to their questions. To develop their thought processes to be better able to quickly diagnose issues and correct them the first time.
I have 40+ years in the computer field.

I have knowledge of: All versions of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office suite, Basic computer skills instruction both one on one and group settings. I have taught DOS, Windows and LINUX operating systems.

I have supported desktop as well as server based operations, locally and
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Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Douglasville, GA 30135

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DOS

I have taught DOS previously in a public education setting for several technical schools

I have been been A+ certified, including the software portion, which included the DOS discipline

I have used the DOS (Disk Operating System) in several of my previous places of employment to complete tasks that required it, to accomplish several tasks, and used it prior to the release of the Windows operating system.

General Computer

I have trained multiple students at the same time in the general use of a computer, using a variety of versions of the Windows operating system.

I have provided training up to the level of and acquision of the A+ certification.

I have provided assistance to people both in person, as well as online and over the phone to repair issues they were having with applications as well as general issues with the Windows operating system.

Linux

I have taught others how to create and utilize shell scripts withing the Linux operating system.

I can help people learn how to update and install new applications in the Linux operating system

I can teach people new to Linux how to learn the file structure and the major differences between Windows and Linux. I have 40+ years in the computer field.

Microsoft Access

I have written several databases utilizing the Access database tool. I have also assisted other team members of companies that I worked for to accomplish the same task.

I have taught the basics of database creation, using Microsoft Access in an adult education setting previously, in the public sector.

Microsoft Excel

I have the ability to train singles as well as classroom environments in the general use of Excel

I can show students how to create spreadsheets to use formulas and tie multiple spreadsheets together to create a greater usage experience.

I can show students how to use Excel to format cells the way required to accomplish required tasks and use hidden columns and rows of information to get the job done right.

Microsoft Outlook

I have assisted multiple clients, both remotely and in person, how to better utilize the Outlook email functionality, along with the shared calendar and contact functions of the product.
I have also used this product along with a third-party product to synchronize the contact and calendar portions of Outlook to a cell phone so that the changes made on either the cell phone or the linked computer became seamless.

Microsoft PowerPoint

I am able to show students how to create slideshow presentations suited to their particular business or profession.

I have shown students, previously, how to add sound as well as special effects to a presentation so that it is less bland and boring.

I have taught this subject in both a one on one, as well as a classroom environment, to increase the confidence level of the students learning how to utilize this program from within the Office suite.

I can show the student that they have it within them to create the documents they need, and reduce their stress level when working with this product.

Microsoft Publisher

I have 40+ years in the computer field. I am able to provide students with training on how to create flyers, greeting cards, and other types of documents as desired.

I am able to show students ways of creating more effective documents for meeting presentations, for business or personal use.

I can show the students how to incorporate their own photos, as well as the product included clip art into their documents so that they can put their own personal touch on their documents.

I have taught this subject in both the classroom and one on one environment, helping the students to become more comfortable using this product out of the Office suite of programs.

Microsoft Windows

I have worked with all versions of Windows, starting with Windows 3.1 up to and including Windows 10. I have supported Windows desktop and server systems for individuals and corporate configurations. I have taught basic Windows usage and understanding in an adult education situation in a classroom environment in the Palm Beach County school system.

Microsoft Word

I can show students numerous ways to format documents to display information in ways that show both text and clip art.

I can show students how to insert pictures they have taken into a document to improve the appeal of their story/document.

I can show students how to add and create headers and footers to their documents when desired, as well as creating their own custom stationary for a greater impact for correspondence.

Networking (Computer)

While working for Keiser Career College in Port St Lucie, FL, I was a Networking Instructor.
While working in Boca Raton, FL, as a technician, I was required to have a working knowledge of Networking, and how it works.

I have an MCP certification from Microsoft, in the Networking discipline.

Dean College
Bus Admin

Education

Dean College (Bus Admin)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $65.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

David will travel within 30 miles of Douglasville, GA 30135.