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Technology Classes to Begin at SCC in February

Person recording themselves on a camera, with camera in focus and in foreground.This February, master Google Docs, dive into 3D printing or learn how to create professional-looking videos. Sandhills Community College Continuing Education Technology classes are a great way to have fun and make new friends while learning how to use computers and computer software.

3D Printing

Students will create 3D image files using the Tinker CAD 3D design and printing app and print objects in “Introduction to 3D Printing.” Upon completion, participants will understand the history, terminology, and types of 3D printing technology and demonstrate an ability to create and print a simple project.

“Introduction to 3D Printing” will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 4- Feb. 27 from 6-8 p.m., and Saturdays, Feb. 22 and Feb. 29 from 8 a.m.-noon. The cost is $75.

Email and Internet

Students will learn how to use Google Docs, an alternative to Microsoft Office in “Gmail and Google.” Google Maps, Google Earth and many other Google Apps are also included. This class will be held on Fridays, Feb. 7-March 27 from 9 a.m.-noon. The cost is $75.

Videography

Students will set themselves apart from the hobbyists and create professional-looking videos in “Videography Basics.” Students do not have to own a camera for this class, but it is helpful. Students will learn how to create wonderful video projects just by using a smartphone, iPad, or point and shoot camera. In this class, we will cover items like b-roll, nat sound, audio, interviewing, camera functions, and editing software. Whether students are capturing a wedding, a commercial project, editorial work, or filming just for fun, this class will take you from beginner to experienced.

“Videography Basics” will be held on Mondays, Feb. 3-March 23 from 6-8 p.m. The cost is $75.

Customized Training Courses

Business owners can request customized computer and technology training for employees. Please contact Lori Degre, degrel@sandhills.edu to learn more.

There may be funds available to help students pay for Continuing Education courses. Contact Jason Levister at (910) 695-3778 or levisterj@sandhills.edu, or Amanda Rovetta at (910) 695-3766 or rovettaa@sandhills.edu to learn more about SCC Continuing Education scholarships.

Registration

Seats are still available for these classes. To register in person, stop by the Sandhills Community College Continuing Education office located on the first floor of Van Dusen Hall. Registration by phone at (910) 695-3980 or preregistration online at sandhills.edu/cereg are also available accepting all major credit cards. Registration hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Fridays 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

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