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Computer Training and Certification

Certification

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, review the frequently asked questions. 42 hours. $134

43010 M 9/8–12/8 6–9 p.m. CEC 607

 

Design

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

43013 Sat 9/6–11/22 10 a.m.–1 p.m. CEC 607

 

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator and InDesign 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

43012 M 9/8–11/24 10 a.m.–1 p.m. CEC 607

 

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop CS6

Discover CS6’s new Content-Aware features. 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

43014 W 9/3–11/19 6–9 p.m. CEC 607

 

Web Page Design

Students 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

43015 W 9/3–11/19 6–9 p.m. CEC 609
43016 Th 9/4–11/20 10 a.m.–1 p.m. OCC 103

 

Microsoft Courses

Introduction to Word 2010 Workshop

Discover the new features of Word 2010 while working with the basics of Word. Learn to edit and print business letters, memos, and press releases, as well as how to format documents and reports with bullets, numbered lists, borders, and shading. Textbook included. Typing competency and familiarity with the Windows PC environment are recommended. (Because this course is self-supporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed.) 6 hours. $95

43028 Th 9/18 9 a.m.– 4 p.m. SBB 310

 

Introduction to Excel 2010 Workshop

Explore Microsoft Excel 2010 using hands-on, skills-building exercises. View, create, format, and print spreadsheets and workbooks. Develop and update formulas and work with built-in functions. Produce, edit, and customize charts. Textbook included. Basic competency in word processing is recommended. (Because this course is self-supporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed.) 6 hours. $95

43029 Th 10/9 9 a.m.– 4 p.m. SBB 310

 

Intermediate Word 2010 Workshop

Add to your basic Word skills. Learn how to use mail merge; add section breaks and clip art to create professional newsletters and manuals; add headers and footers; work with templates; and create promotional brochures. Students should be comfortable creating and formatting Word documents or have completed an introductory Word course. Textbook provided. (Because this course is self-supporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed.) 6 hours. $95

43030 Th 9/25 9 a.m.– 4 p.m. SBB 310

 

Intermediate Excel 2010 Workshop

Quickly master the intermediate features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Discover how to manage multiple-sheet workbooks; develop workbooks using templates; protect workbooks; create digital signatures; and add hyperlinks and graphics to your worksheets. Students should be comfortable creating and formatting worksheets and working with formulas or have completed an introductory Excel course. Textbook provided. (Because this course is self-supporting, no tuition waivers or exemptions are allowed.) 6 hours. $95

43031 Th 10/23 9 a.m.– 4 p.m. SBB 310

 

Office 2010: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access

Discover the features available in the Microsoft Office suite. Edit your pictures with Word’s enhanced picture editing tools, insert Excel graphs in single cells, and edit videos in PowerPoint. Basic computer and keyboarding skills are recommended. Textbook required. 36 hours. $134

43025 T 9/2–11/18 5:30–8:30 p.m. CEC 609

 

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, focusing on the core programs in the suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. Basic computer and keyboarding skills are recommended. Welcome to Microsoft Office 2013 (Silver Series), ISBN 978-159136-659-1, is the required textbook. 36 hours. $134

43026 Th 9/4–11/20 5:30–8:30 p.m. CEC 609

 

Senior Adult Computer

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. 24 hours. $74

43027 T 9/2–10/21 9 a.m.–noon DCSL Lab




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