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Adobe InDesign Essentials

$225

with Network Learning Resources

Calendar Apr 1, 2019

Adobe InDesign is the industry standard page-layout program that works with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop seamlessly. InDesign allows you to create simple to complex multi-page documents such as brochures, flyers, books and magazines. This course is a comprehensive exploration of InDesign tools and capabilities to create professional documents. You will learn how to manage the InDesign environment, create, setup, design, enhance and finalize multi-page documents. Access to Adobe InDesign software required.

One month course; Andy Helmi, instructor; $225

Basic Computer Applications

$69

with Ralph White

Calendar Apr 3, 2019 at 3 pm, runs for 7 weeks

This course will introduce participants to basic computer applications including Microsoft Word and Excel. Students will learn the basics of creating a word processing document and an Excel spreadsheet. Windows Explorer will also be covered. Some computer experience is necessary. This is a great follow-up course to Very Basic Computer.

To enroll in enrichment classes, particpants must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in school.

Full Course

Facebook for Business

$245

with Network Learning Resources

Calendar Mar 4, 2019

Find out what goes on behind the scenes on Facebook Pages and how to increase the chances that your message is seen and acted on. Discover new tools and proven techniques to increase business and expand your reach. Discuss how to adapt your marketing message for the Facebook platform and how to integrate Facebook across all marketing areas. This is an advanced class and assumes you have started a Page on Facebook and have some basic knowledge of the platform.

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To enroll in enrichment classes, particpants must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in school.

Google +

$195

with Network Learning Resources

Calendar Apr 1, 2019

Google+ has surpassed Twitter to become the second largest social network next to Facebook. Discover the best ways to use this popular and emerging social media platform to raise your online profile, and connect with current and potential new contacts. You’ll learn the advantages of using Google+, how it can help your organization to engage existing users, and grow your base and techniques for using the platform to create relationships, and expand your reach and knowledge in particular subject matter areas. One month; Jeff Kart, instructor

Graphic Design for Visual Presentations

$195

with Network Learning Resources

Calendar Apr 1, 2019

Make your visual presentations look professional and communicate effectively. Get the latest most advanced techniques on graphic design principles, including page layout, typography and basic design considerations. Take away more skills to create an effective and beautiful visual presentation on any presentation software program that you choose.

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Integrating Social Media in Your Organization

$195

with Network Learning Resources

Calendar Apr 1, 2019

Take away a practical strategy and techniques for implementing a social strategy for your organization or business.  Learn the top five considerations when starting a social network as well as tips to manage an online community. Discover how to create your own private social network using the Ning platform. Discuss the top tools to use to manage your social media life and build integration into your web site. See how Google Docs and Calendars work and how to use online video to further your business goals. Hear about mobile check-in applications and how companies are using coupon and deal sites. Get your company listed properly on local search engines so more customers can find you. Discuss how web design has change and get feedback on your website while discovering usability testing and user interface design. Finally, learn how to manage this influx of information created by the new media revolution. Develop a manageable work flow and get productivity tips to be more efficient.  Learn what you might be doing wrong in social media as well as essential policies to have in place for your employees and company. See what trends are on the horizon and where your goals fit with those new trends.

Smartphone Photography

$35

with Noel Topping

Calendar Mar 28, 2019 at 6 pm

Unlock the full potential of the camera you have RIGHT THERE in your pocket with a 'smartphone' camera . The camera you ALWAYS have with you! This class will reveal many of the universal tips of photography from Professional Photographer Noel Topping and bring them to your phone photography. We will be covering things like: Choosing a Phone (if you don't already have one), Why use your phone over a standard camera, Accessories, Apps, Sharing and Photography Tips and Tricks specifically for your smartphone photography. Make your photos look professional and have fun!

To enroll in enrichment classes, particpants must be at least 18 years old and not enrolled in school.

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Tablet 101 - Android

$10

with Lyndsey Redman

Calendar Mar 21, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Get the most out of your Android tablet. We can help set up your tablet so it works for you. There are many applications. Whatever your hobbies or your job, there are applications to help make your life easier. Learn about what your device can truly do. We can demonstrate ways to make your  tablet easier to use and customize it to fit your needs better. Whether you’re looking for a device, looking to learn more about your device or want to learn more about applications please come in and see us and we can answer all your questions. 





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