PLEASE NOTE: Computer courses are taught using Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2010 and designed for different levels of experience. Those with limited or no experience with a PC and Windows should take Computer Basics prior to other courses. All other courses are for those confident with Windows and who have good keyboarding and mouse skills.
FALL 2014 COMPUTER/TECHNOLOGY TRAINING
EMAIL/INTERNET BASICS - Michelle Whithouse
Mondays, 2 weeks, beginning September 29, $45, 6:00-8:00 pm
Learn the basics to send, organize & protect yourself from unwanted email, attach & send documents and turn documents into a PDF file. Come 20 minutes early to set up email account if needed. Basic PC and keyboarding skills necessary.
INTRODUCTION COMPUTER BASICS- Julie Hall
Thursdays, 5 weeks, beginning September 25, $95, 5:30-7:00 pm
Our most basic computer course for those with no experience. Learn about the differences in types of computers and learn to use the mouse to access common software, email, and the internet. Keyboarding skills may be introduced.
INTERMEDIATE COMPUTER BASICS – Julie Hall
Thursdays, 5 weeks, beginning September 25, $95, 7:15-8:45 pm For those with some personal computer experience, who would like to gain confidence in using Microsoft Word, email and the internet. Learn to create and manage folders and files, save favorite web pages, print and attach files to email & introductory keyboarding skills.
INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOSHOP - Nelson Lourenco
Tuesdays, 6 weeks, $100, beginning October 7, 6:30-8:30 pm Students will be given a guided overview of Adobe Photoshop and will be instructed in the process of photo restoration, enhancement and preparation for print. This class is designed for beginners and amateur photographers. Techniques learned can also be applied to Photoshop Elements, Adobe’s entry-level version of the program.
INTRODUCTION TO EXCEL - Sam Richards
Tuesdays, 6 weeks, beginning September 30, $95, 7:15-9:00 pm
Learn the fundamentals of spreadsheet development including data entry and manipulation, presentation and formatting, basic formulas, and printing. Emphasis will be placed on using proper spreadsheet conventions and the MS Excel 2010 environment. Basic PC and keyboarding skills necessary.
INTERMEDIATE EXCEL - Sam Richards
Tuesdays, 5 weeks, beginning November 18, $95, 7:15-9:00 pm
Unlock the power of Excel with functions. Explore several functions that help manipulate data including text, statistical and conditional functions. Learn how to link spreadsheets, use conditional formatting for emphasis, and create basic charts. A good foundation of Excel is required.
INTRODUCTION TO POWERPOINT – Julie Hall
Thursdays, 2 weeks, beginning December 11, $50, 5:30-8:00 pm
Create professional-looking presentations for use in business, school, or other meetings. Learn how to produce slides, signs, and exciting graphics, and how to hyperlink to the Internet. Basic PC and keyboarding skills necessary.
INTRODUCTION TO WORD - Julie Hall
Thursdays, 5 weeks, beginning October 30, $95, 5:30-8:00 pm
This course will cover the basics of word processing, mail merge, and how to create professional letters, announcements, brochures, business forms, and newsletters. Basic PC and keyboarding skills necessary.
INTRODUCTION TO WEB DESIGN - Sam Richards
Level I—Learn the core elements of HTML5 and CSS3 and the fundamental building blocks of a web page such as HTML sections, headings, paragraphs, lists, images, and tables. Knowledge of basic keyboarding skills required. Thursdays, 5 weeks, beginning October 2 , $100, 7:00-9:00 pm
Level 2— Learn how to use CSS for positioning elements and page layout such as a two column web page. Build an HTML form for user input. Use advanced CSS techniques to make a hyperlink come alive. Build a basic website in class. Use of web hosting companies and content management systems will be discussed. Knowledge of basic HTML and CSS required.
Thursdays, 5 weeks, beginning November 6 , $100, 7:00-9:00 pm