Computer Continuing Education

Students who want to save their work from computer courses should bring a USB flash drive to class.

Keyboarding

This course covers basic keyboarding skills. Emphasis is on the touch system, correct techniques, and developing speed and accuracy. Basic word processing concepts and applications are introduced. No previous computer experience required. 24 hours. $79

48576 Sat 10/3–11/21 10 a.m.–1 p.m. OCC 103 September 26 registration deadline

CompTIA Network+ Certification Preparation

Students learn about modern network technologies, Internet utilities, TCP/IP, DNS and URLs, ports and protocols, network models, connection devices, and firewalls, as well as network management, tools, and network troubleshooting. Completion of a course or proficiency with computer hardware is strongly recommended. CompTIA A+ certification is not required. CompTIA Network+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, 5th edition, ISBN 978-0071789226, is the required textbook. For more information read the frequently asked questions. 42 hours. $134

48673 T 9/1–12/1 6–9 p.m. WHITE 48 August 26 registration deadline

Introduction to Adobe Dreamweaver CS6

Create websites using Dreamweaver, the industry’s top software Web editor. Topics include a short introduction to HTML, layout techniques using Cascading Style Sheets, site navigation, graphics using Adobe Fireworks, and site management. Excellent keyboarding and word processing skills are recommended. Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 Classroom in a Book, ISBN 978-0321822451, is the required textbook. 36 hours. $134

48119 Sat 9/12–112/5 10 a.m.–1 p.m. CEC 607 September 4 registration deadline

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop CS6

Explore a variety of graphic and retouching tools available with Photoshop. Create selections, masks, and layers, and work with different file formats and image resolutions. Excellent keyboarding and word processing skills are recommended. Adobe Photoshop CS6 Classroom in a Book (paperback) by Adobe Creative Team, ISBN 978-0321827333, is the required textbook. 36 hours. $134

48119 W 9/9–12/2 6–9 p.m. CEC 607 September 1 registration deadline
TBA Sat 9/12–12/5 10 a.m.–1 p.m. CEC 607 September 4 registration deadline

Introduction to Adobe InDesign and Illustrator CS6

Learn how to create pixel-perfect page designs, layouts, and typography with Adobe InDesign, while also learning how to create and manipulate stunning vector graphics and artwork using Adobe Illustrator. Together, InDesign and Illustrator give you a powerful platform to create and produce professional-looking print and Web designs. 36 hours. $134

47812 M 9/14–11/30 6–9 p.m. CEC 609 August 31 registration deadline

Web Page Design

Plan, design, and create a working website. Topics include interface design, HTML, CSS (Cascading Style Sheet), graphics, and site management. Skills are introduced through structured exercises and applied through individual creative projects. Keyboarding and word processing experience recommended. HTML and CSS Design and Build Websites by John Duckett, ISBN 978-1118-00818-8, is the required textbook. 36 hours. $134

47809 W 9/9–12/2 6–9 p.m. CEC 609 September 1 registration deadline
47811 Th 9/10–12/3 10 a.m.–1 p.m. OCC September 1 registration deadline

Office 2013: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access

This course teaches effective communication skills and provides a more comprehensive understanding of the programs in the Microsoft Office suite. Students use Microsoft Office 2013 to produce documents and presentations. Basic computer and keyboarding skills are recommended. Students must bring a flash drive to each class. Welcome to Microsoft Office 2013 (Silver Series), ISBN 978-159136-659-1, is the required textbook. 36 hours. $134

47807 T 9/1–11/17 5:30–8:30 p.m. CEC 609 August 25 registration deadline
47810 Th 9/10–12/3 5:30–8:30 p.m. CEC 609 September 2 registration deadline

Computer and Internet Essentials for Senior Adults

Attention all AARP members, retirees, baby-boomers, and/or career changers! Finally, a class designed to help you become computer literate in a nonthreatening environment at an economical price. Learn how to use a desktop computer system; sign on and off of the computer; create, edit, and save Microsoft Word documents; browse websites; and create, send, and receive email. Keyboarding skills are highly recommended to be successful in this class. Welcome to the World of Computers Senior Series, 3rd edition, by Russel Stolins, Bruce Robertson, and Jill Murphy, ISBN 978-1-59136-332-3, is the recommended textbook. 36 hours. $134

47806 T 9/1–11/17 9 a.m.–noon CEC 607 August 25 registration deadline