Fall Quarter Workshops
Computer Basics: Get more from your PC and Windows (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn to personalize your computer and make it work for you! Have fun doing it with hands-on activities. Create files and folders to keep documents organized. Learn to back up and restore data to protect it, and schedule tasks to maximize your computer’s efficiency. Protect your computer from malware, viruses and worms and keep you running safe! Become a computer user expert and navigate your way through the world of computers that doesn’t seem so big anymore! No experience necessary.
CTI 091 AG 8:30AM-12:30PM Sa 10/28 F112 Hunter E $65.00 Seats Avail: 15 of 15
Computer Basics: Internet, search engines and social networks, Oh My! (Mount Vernon Campus)
Explore the Internet with hands-on activities. Discover what various Internet search engines have to offer. See how social media works and how it helps to keep you in touch with your friends and family. Set up an email account. Use the Internet to find out the latest information on your hobbies and interests. Learn the importance of Internet safety, and viruses, worms and scammer protection. Become an information navigator for today’s world! No experience necessary.
CTI 090 AG 8:30AM-12:30PM Sa 10/14 F112 Hunter E $65.00 Seats Avail: 16 of 16
Computer Basics: Navigating the Computer World (Mount Vernon Campus)
Come explore computers, basic terminology and get up-to-speed navigating the Computer World! Learn about advantages and disadvantages of the various computer platforms like laptops, desktops, and mobile devices, the differences between RAM and ROM, memory and hard drive space. This course helps you understand computers and printers, whether you just want some help with the computer setup you already have, or help at the computer store so you get what you want and need! No experience necessary. Excellent class for the novice.
CTI 089 AG 9:00AM-4:00PM Sa 9/30 F112 Hunter E $95.00 Seats Avail: 16 of 16
Dig Photo I (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn the basics of digital photography! You will learn how to use the settings on your camera, how to create stronger pictures by using fun techniques, composition and lighting. Bring your digital camera, a charged battery and your camera manual. No experience necessary. Any camera with manual settings will work.
CTI 007 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM M 10/2 to 10/16 F112 Mullen K $149.00 Seats Avail: 16 of 16
LIGHTROOM I (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn to easily organize and enhance photographs in this easy-to-use program. You will learn core features, such as adjusting color and lighting, converting to black and white, and straightening and cropping your images, as well as creating vignettes, using spot removal and gradients. Bring a laptop with Lightroom downloaded and photos to work on.
CTI 045 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM M 11/27 to 12/4 F112 Mullen K $149.00 Seats Avail: 15 of 16
MAC FOR BEGINNERS (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn to love your Mac! Learn basic computer skills such as using your mouse and trackpad, using the menus, organizing your files and photos, and using internet browsers. If time allows, we will also explore the basic Mac programs, Numbers and Pages. We will be using the Mac lab on campus, but feel free to bring your own laptop, mouse and power cord.
CTI 092 AG 5:00PM-8:00PM M 11/13 H210 Mullen K $49.00 Seats Avail: 9 of 10
MAC FOR BEGINNERS II (Mount Vernon Campus)
Continue to learn basic computer skills, such as printing, working with documents, using the Photos app, using iCal (Mac’s calendar app), creating contacts, and using Notes to keep your life organized. If time allows, we will also explore the basic Mac programs, Numbers and Pages. We will be using the Mac lab on campus, but feel free to bring your own laptop, mouse and power cord.
CTI 093 AG 5:00PM-8:00PM M 11/20 H210 Mullen K $49.00 Seats Avail: 9 of 10
Microsoft Excel - I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
Turn your computer into something more than a 10-key adding machine! Learn to create professional-looking spreadsheets that do more than add a series of numbers. Learn about cells, columns, and rows, formatting tools, navigation, formulas, functions, headers and footers, saving and printing your spreadsheets. Students are provided with exercise files and an illustrated manual (digital file) covering the entire content of the class which may be printed for personal use. The manual includes step by step instruction and screen shots to aid in comprehension and retention outside of the classroom.
CTI 020 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM TTh 10/10 to 10/12 F112 Fotheringham $95.00 Seats Avail: 9 of 16
Microsoft Excel - II Intermediate (Mount Vernon Campus)
This six-hour class delves deeper into Excel to create more complex worksheets and workbook collaboration. Topics include: creating/formatting charts, more on formulas and functions, tables, sorting and filtering data, templates, and working with graphics. Students are provided with exercise files and an illustrated manual (digital file) covering the entire content of the class which may be printed for personal use. The manual includes step by step instruction and screen shots to aid in comprehension and retention outside of the classroom.
CTI 021 AG 9:00AM-4:00PM TTh 10/24 to 10/26 F112 Fotheringham $95.00 Seats Avail: 11 of 16
Microsoft PowerPoint (Mount Vernon Campus)
Gain the skills to create effective and professional presentations. Areas we will explore include basic design elements, creating and modifying slides, using shapes and images, adding charts and tables, applying animations and transitions, inserting headers and footers, and printing layouts and options for your presentation. A sample PowerPoint eBook will be issued to each student.
CTI 009 AG 5:00PM-8:00PM MW 9/25 to 9/27 F112 Nunn B $95.00 Seats Avail: 11 of 14
Microsoft Word - I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn to create, format, save, edit, and print a variety of documents such as memos and letters, numbered lists, and tables. Work with tabs and learn to copy, cut and paste. Creating flyers and working with graphics will be introduced if time permits.
CTI 010 AG 5:00PM-8:00PM MW 10/4 to 10/6 F112 Nunn B $95.00 Seats Avail: 15 of 16
Night Photography (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn how another world of photography begins once the sun goes down! We will meet on campus and then shoot at Little Mountain Park. We will use long exposures to photograph night scenes and star trails, plus explore painting with light, using flashlights and flashes. Bring your DSLR, extra batteries, tripod, shutter release (if you have one), camera manual, flash, warm clothes, flashlight and tennis shoes! Prerequisite: beginning camera class or solid knowledge of your camera's functions.
CTI 075 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM W 10/11 F112 Mullen K $49.00 Seats Avail: 16 of 16
Photoshop Elements I (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn the basics of this photo editing software. We will be importing photos, cropping, straightening, adjusting the lighting and color, sprucing up skies and using the easy guided directions that are built into the program. Bring a laptop with Photoshop Elements software already downloaded (versions 11 - 15 will work), and photos to work on.
CTI 074 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM M 10/23 F112 Mullen K $49.00 Seats Avail: 15 of 16
Photoshop Elements II (Mount Vernon Campus)
Go a little farther with your photo editing with this intermediate course. You will learn how to convert photos to black and white, how to make selections, how to use layers, how to include words in your pictures, and how to remove wrinkles and give a computer liposuction. Bring a laptop with Photoshop Elements software (versions 11 - 15 will work), and photos to work on.
CTI 079 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM M 10/30 F112 Mullen K $49.00 Seats Avail: 15 of 16
PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS III (Mount Vernon Campus)
Take your photo editing skills even farther. Learn more about working with layers, changing your photos by removing unwanted objects or bringing in objects from other pictures, and creating composites from several photos. Bring a laptop with Photoshop Elements software already downloaded (versions 11 - 15 will work), and photos to work on.
CTI 088 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM M 11/6 F112 Mullen K $49.00 Seats Avail: 14 of 16
Quick Books I (Mount Vernon Campus)
This workshop covers setting up a company's basic financial information, files, chart of accounts and master lists. Topics include standard transactions such as checks, sales entries and deposits, sales tax entries and reports. Some computer experience is helpful.
CTI 027 AG 5:30PM-8:30PM TTh 10/10 to 10/12 F110 Oakes T $95.00 Seats Avail: 10 of 12
QuickBooks - II Intermediate - The Basics Plus (Mount Vernon Campus)
This workshop builds on Intro to QuickBooks and covers payroll, inventory and job costing setup, transactions and reports. Covers additional transactions and reports as time permits.
CTI 028 AG 5:30PM-8:30PM TTh 11/7 to 11/9 F110 Oakes T $95.00 Seats Avail: 11 of 12