Technology Training (Computer Programs) - Class Schedule

MICROSOFT OFFICE AND ACCOUNTING APPLICATIONS

Excel 2016
Excel is Microsoft’s business oriented spreadsheet application. This course introduces spreadsheet creation, formatting, moving and copying data, relative and absolute references, formula development and basic charting techniques. A flash drive 8GB or larger is required.
Instructor: William Wheaton
105 Van Dusen Hall
$75

Course Number: 1076
Jan 24-Feb 23
TTH
6-8pm

Word 2016
This course provides basic concepts and skills to be productive with using Microsoft Word 2016. Learn how to use the tools on the ribbon, how to create and save files, how to format characters and paragraphs, make lists, use tabs, headers and footers, templates, and more. Beginners are welcome. A flash drive 8GB or larger is required.
Instructor: William Wheaton
106 Van Dusen Hall
$75+text

Course Number: 1077
Feb 28-Apr 6
TTH
6-8pm

Power Point
Power point provides users with an interface to design multimedia slides to be displayed on a projection system or personal computer. The software incorporates images, sounds, videos, text, and charts to create an interactive presentation. Microsoft PowerPoint interacts with other Office products such as Word and Excel, and is included with most Microsoft Office packages. A flash drive 8GB or larger is required.
Instructor: TBD
106 Van Dusen Hall
$75+text

Course Number: 2078
Apr 11-May 18
TTH
6-8pm

Outlook
Microsoft Outlook is a personal information manager from Microsoft, available as a part of the Microsoft Office suite. Although often used mainly as an email application, it also includes a calendar, task manager, contact manager, note taking, journal, and web browsing. It can be used as a stand-alone application, or can work with Microsoft Exchange Server and Microsoft SharePoint Server for multiple users in an organization, such as shared mailboxes and calendars, Exchange public folders, SharePoint lists, and meeting schedules.
Instructor: Phil Laton
105 Van Dusen Hall
$75+text

Course Number: 1079
Jan 13-Feb 24
F
9am-noon

QuickBooks
This course presents the fundamentals of the QuickBooks accounting application. Topics include employee file management, payroll, record keeping, and the treatment of various types of transactions. A flash drive 8GB or larger is required. Prerequisites: Windows operating system experience, knowledge of accountings principles, and using the Internet.
Instructor: Susan Benefield
105 Van Dusen Hall
$75

Course Number: 1081
Jan 23 – Mar 1
MW
6-8pm

Course Number: 1082
Mar 13 – Apr 24
MW
6-8pm

 

WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEM

Windows 10 Level 1
This course covers how to navigate and use the new Windows 10 operating system. Topics include using Windows applications, computer terminology, how to use the Start Menu, and how to create, save, format, locate and print files. Students should have upgraded to Windows 10 or have a new computer with this operating system. A flash drive 8GB or larger is required.
Instructor: Pete McLendon
105 Van Dusen Hall
$75

Course Number: 1083
Mar 7-Apr 13
TTH
6:30-8:30pm

Course Number: 1084
Jan 9-Feb 20
MTH
9-11am

Windows 10 Level 2
After a quick review of Level 1, topics include using the Action Center and the all Settings screen, how to customize your Desktop and set up and use virtual desktops, creating folders for basic file management, and how to use File Explorer. A brief introduction to email and the Windows Store will be covered, as well as how to update Windows 10 and keep it safe. Prerequisite: Windows 10 Level 1 or prior experience. A flash drive 8GB or larger is required.
Instructor: Phil Laton
105 Van Dusen Hall
$75

Course Number: 1085
Feb 27-Apr 6
MTH
9-11am

Windows 10 Level 3
This Level 3 class will quickly review the basics and continue with a deeper look into Windows 10. The Ribbon will be explored along with other applications. This class is designed to promote better productivity skills. Prerequisite: Windows 10 Level 2 or prior experience. A flash drive 8GB or larger is required.
Instructor: Phil Laton
105 Van Dusen Hall
$75

Course Number: 2086
Apr 10–May 22
MTH
9-11am

 

APPLE MACINTOSH OPERATING SYSTEM & IPAD

OS X Sierra Level 1
Learn, understand and control the operating system of the Apple Macintosh computer including numerous built-in applications, called apps. Learn to use Finder to manage the filing system for organizing and finding computer generated folders and files. A flash drive 8GB or larger is required.
Instructor: David Bartlett
106 Van Dusen Hall
$75

Course Number: 1087
Apr 10-May 15
MW
10am - noon

OS X Sierra Level 2 – Using Apps
This course briefly reviews the use of the operating system and Finder. Topics also include the use of many applications that are found on the Apple Macintosh computer. Understanding and navigating these apps makes the computer a more productive tool.
Instructor: David Bartlett
106 Van Dusen Hall
$75

Course Number: 2088
May 17 –Jun 21
MW
10am - noon

iPad Basics
Learn to maximize your productivity using many of the applications found on your iPad. Learn to set up your Contacts, use Mail for checking and sending email, Messages to text business associates or contacts, Calendar to set up appointments, Camera for taking photos and making videos, as well as Notes, Reminders, Safari, and others. Also included is downloading and installing apps from the App Store. Students must bring their iPad or iPhone to class with the latest operating system (iOS) installed.
Instructor: Dave Bartlett
106 Van Dusen Hall
$75

Course Number: 1089
Jan 09 – Feb 20
MW
10am – Noon

Course Number: 1090
Feb 27 – Apr 5
MW
10am - Noon

 

COMPUTER SECURITY

5 Essentials for Keeping Your Computer Safe
The five essentials covered in this course will help you set up protective measures to keep the personal data on your computer safe. Topics covered are updating software, backing up your data using cloud-based storage, virus protection, and more. Prerequisites: Windows 10 operating system experience and knowledge of using the Internet.
Instructor: Scott Zimmerman
106 Van Dusen Hall
$75

Course Number: 1091
Feb 7-23
TTH
10-Noon

Course Number: 1092
Mar 6-22
MW
6-8pm

Course Number: 1093
Apr 4-20
TTH
10-Noon

Malware Eradication
In this course, students will learn how to identify malware, remove and delete it, and recover the operating system to working condition. If the system has become too damaged to repair due to malware, learn how to reinstall the operating system and programs and how to put back your files and import them into your programs. Space is limited; register early.
Instructor: Scott Zimmerman
106 Van Dusen Hall
$75

Course Number: 1094
Mar 28-May 4
TTH
1-3pm

 

EMAIL

Gmail and Google
More With Google will include how to get more out of Google Searches, Gmail, Google Drive, Google Calendar, G+, Hangouts, Maps, and more. Prerequisite: a good working knowledge of using the Internet.
Instructor: Phil Laton
105 Van Dusen Hall
$75
1095 Mar 3-Apr 21 F 9am-noon

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

Social Media Basics
Join this hands-on course that will put you in the driver’s seat of your social media campaign. Learn the importance of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and more. It’s time to understand the potential for growing your business, expanding your customer base, and making more money through social media marketing. Feel free to bring your laptop or iPad to class. Course is open to anyone, a small business owner, employee, or anyone having an interest in expanding their social media knowledge. Prerequisite: a good working knowledge of using the Internet.
Instructor: Scott Zimmerman
106 Van Dusen Hall
$75

Course Number: 1096
Feb 7-Mar 16
TTH
1-3pm

Course Number: 1097
Mar 27-May 8
MW
6-8pm


WEB DESIGN

Creating a FREE Website
Learn to set up a free basic website for business or personal use. Students will choose from interesting templates and will combine personal creativity along with pictures, links and content information for a finished, operational basic website. Students will also learn how to keep their website up-to-date. Prerequisites: Windows operating system experience and knowledge of using the Internet. Students must bring a flash drive to class with pre-loaded pictures for their website. A working email account is needed.
Instructor: Scott Zimmerman
106 Van Dusen Hall
$75

Course Number: 1098
Jan 17–Feb 23
TTH
6-8pm

Course Number: 1099
Feb 6 – Mar 15
MW
1-3pm

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

Photo Editing Using Photoshop Elements 14 Level 1
Using the gold standard of home photo editing, students will learn what’s new in Elements 14, including how to create catalogs and albums, how to import and organize photos, do basic editing in the Organizer, as well as how to use the Editor’s Quick and Guided modes. Learning the basics of layers, layer mask, blends, effects and text will open up a whole new world of image editing. Images will be provided. A flash drive 8GB or larger is required. Prerequisite: a good working knowledge of computers, using a mouse or pen tablet, and file management.
Instructor: Darrell Kirchmann
105 Van Dusen Hall
$75

Course Number: 1100
Jan 30-Mar 8
MW
1-3pm

Photo Editing Using Photoshop Elements 14 Level 2
This course will bring out the artist in you! Students will learn about editing in Raw format, using the Expert mode in Editor, including using blends and layers, as well as creating a type mask and montages that blend two or more images into one. Learn to frame photos, create twirl effects, push a photo though text, add texture, and make a photo look like a painting. A flash drive 8GB or larger is required. Prerequisite: Elements 14 Level 1 or prior experience and a good working knowledge of computers, using a mouse or pen tablet, file management, and a creative mind.
Instructor: Darrell Kirchmann
105 Van Dusen Hall
$75

Course Number: 1101
Mar 20-May 1
MW
1-3pm


OTHER COURSES

Intro to Computers
This course introduces computer concepts, including fundamental functions and operations of the computer. Topics include identification of hardware components, basic computer operations, security issues, and use of software applications. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role and function of computers and use the computer to solve problems.
Instructor: Diane Innes
Lectures: 191 Little Hall
Lab: 184 Little Hall
$185

Course Number: 1102
Jan 10–May 4
MW, 8-9am
TTH, 8-9am

Course Number: 1103
Jan 10–May 4
TTH, 8-9am
TTH, 9-10am

Course Number: 1104
Jan 10–May 4
MW, 10-11am
TTH, 8-9am

Course Number: 1105
Jan 10–May 4
MW, 11am-Noon
TTH, 8-9am

Course Number: 1106
Jan 10–May 4
TTH, 9-10am
TTH, 10-11am

Course Number: 1107
Jan 10–May 4
TTH, 9-10am
TTH, 10-11am

Course Number: 1108
Jan 10–May 4
MW, 10-11am
TTH, 10-11am

Course Number: 1109
Jan 10–May 4
TTH, 10-11am
TTH, 11-12am

Basic PC Literacy
This course provides an overview of computer concepts. Emphasis is placed on the use of personal computers and software applications for personal and fundamental workplace use. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate basic personal computer skills.
Instructor: Jaime McLeod
173 Little Hall
$130

Course Number: 1110
Jan 9-May 5
MWF
9-10am

Intro to Programming and Logic
This course introduces computer programming and problem solving in a structured program logic environment. Topics include language syntax, data types, program organization, problem solving methods, algorithm design, and logic control structures. Upon completion, students should be able to use top-down algorithm design and implement algorithmic solutions in a programming language (Python).
Instructor: Diane Innes
178 Little Hall
$185

Course Number: 1111
Jan 9-May 4
MTWTH
9-10am

Computer Upgrade/Repair II
This course covers concepts of repair service, and upgrade of computers and peripherals in preparation for industry certification. Topics may include resolving resource conflicts and system bus specifications, configuration and troubleshooting peripherals, operating system configuration and optimization, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and resolve system conflicts and optimize system performance. Pre-requisite: Computer Upgrade/Repair I.
Instructor: Paul Steel
225 Little Hall
$185

Course Number: 1113
Jan 11-May 3
W
6-11pm


 

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