If you are an absolute beginner and struggling with basic personal computer (PC) lingo, opening and closing a program or can’t seem to get your mouse to cooperate, then this low stress 10-hour class is for you. You’ll start by learning some basic terminology, how to know if your computer is up-to-date, how to open and close programs and windows, and how to use all buttons on your mouse. You’ll learn how your computer is organized and how to build a file folder structure that meets your needs. Then learn the basics of word processing (the typewriter function) including how to open, create and save documents.
6-8 p.m., Mondays & Wednesdays, Feb. 1-17, Building 19, Room 122, Item #68C3, 0 credits
Do you feel like the ‘Digital Age’ is leaving you behind and you want to catch up? If you are struggling with Microsoft Word, this low-stress 10 hour class is just for you! First, you will learn basics of Microsoft word. Next, you will learn how to tune-up your computer and keep it clean and how to use your pictures in email. Then, you will be taught how to use your mobile devices with your computer. Finally, you will receive instruction on printers and how they work with your machine and how to configure your machine to work more effectively. The instructor is prepared to tell and show at an easy pace so that you can follow along.
6-8 p.m., Mondays & Wednesdays, March 2-16, Building 19, Room 122, Item #68D3, 0 credits
Supportive learning environment and assistance for painters of all abilities. Students will work on individual projects.
Additional Fee: $55.00
Jan. 4-March 21, Taught by Alden, Item #5J03, 3 credits, Building 14, Room 109, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Mondays
Offers a demonstration of various woodcarving techniques, as well as the selection, use, and care of tools and materials. Students have time to work on individual projects with an instructor nearby to offer advice and assistance.
Additional Fee: $55.00
6-9 p.m., Mondays, Jan. 4-March 21, Taught by Olliges, Item #5J13, 3 credits, Building 14, Room 109
Beginning digital photography course covers camera handling and operations, composition, exposure controls and how to effectively use them to improve your ability to capture the photographs you want and not have to be satisfied with what the camera gives you. We will also cover downloading and saving files to the computer and some basic post-processing which will enable you to enhance the appearance of your photographs whether you are emailing, printing or posting them to a website.
Fee: $75.00 SS