Spring Quarter Workshops
BUILD YOUR OWN WEBSITE (Mount Vernon Campus)
Easy, powerful, affordable. No experience necessary. No software needed. No HTML experience needed! Create a powerful professional website. Drag and drop, copy and paste; text is edited like any word processor. Versatile, easy and Mobile Ready, hands-on class. Class is taught in a computer lab. Students need to set up their online account on weebly.com before starting class. Make sure to bring login information to class.
CTI 064 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM T 5/2 to 5/16 S161 Locke K $95.00 Seats Avail: 13 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 3:00PM-6:00PM M 5/1 to 5/15 S161 Mullen K $149.00 Seats Avail: 15 of 16
Getting Started 1: Computers, Tablets, Smartphones, and the Internet (Mount Vernon Campus)
This six-hour class will introduce you to the fundamentals of the Digital World. Using discussion, demonstrations, and hands-on activities, students will explore the following questions: What are the advantages and disadvantages of a desktop, a laptop, a tablet, and a smartphone? What is the Internet and how has it changed in the last few years? What is the difference between Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Twitter, and Google, and how do they make money? What are the dangers of in the online world, and how can you stay safe? What is the best way to get started? No previous computer experience necessary.
CTI 089 AG 9:00AM-4:00PM Sa 4/8 F112 Hunter E $95.00 Seats Avail: 14 of 16
Getting Started 2: Computer Basics (Mount Vernon Campus)
Gain understanding of current computer terminology and technology. In this hands-on workshop, become more comfortable with computer set-up, printers, email, search engines and the Internet. This course is great for adults with little or no computer experience.
CTI 090 AG 8:30AM-12:30PM Sa 5/6 F112 Hunter E $65.00 Seats Avail: 15 of 15
Getting Started 3: Get More from your PC and Windows (Mount Vernon Campus)
Want to get more out of your PC? In this hands-on workshop, topics include personalizing your computer, working with files and folders, keeping valuable data safe with backup and restore, and scheduling tasks. Learn about keeping your computer safe from malware, and gain valuable information about improving the performance of your PC. A great workshop for the home computer user. No prior computer experience necessary.
CTI 091 AG 8:30AM-12:30PM Sa 5/20 F112 Hunder E $65.00 Seats Avail: 15 of 15
IPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn how to use your iPhone to create great photos and how to use free and affordable apps to enhance your images. You will learn tricks and tips such as how to improve your focus, convert to black and white, and add words to your photos. Bring your charged iPhone to class and expect to learn and take pictures!
CTI 084 AG 3:00PM-6:00PM M 5/22 F112 Mullen K $49.00 Seats Avail: 15 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. Bring a laptop with Lightroom downloaded. You can get a free 7-day trial from www.adobe.com. Be sure and download before you arrive.
CTI 045 AG 3:00PM-6:00PM M 4/10 to 4/17 F112 Mullen K $95.00 Seats Avail: 16 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 3:00PM-6:00PM Th 5/4 H210 Mullen K $49.00 Seats Avail: 10 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 3:00PM-6:00PM W 5/31 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 MW 5/8 to 5/10 F112 Fotheringham $95.00 Seats Avail: 14 of 16
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 TTh 4/11 to 4/13 F110 Nunn B $95.00 Seats Avail: 14 of 16
PHOTO WALK (Mount Vernon Campus)
Join us for a walk around Northern State Recreation Area, all the while learning the art and technique of digital photography. Bring your DSLR if you have one, or your point-and-shoot or phone, extra batteries, tripod if you have one and tennis shoes! Meet at Northern State (call 360 416-7638 for the meeting location).
CTI 080 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM F 4/21 OFF 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 (versions 11 - 15 will work), and photos to work on. You can download a free 30-day trial from www.adobe.com. Be sure and download before you arrive.
CTI 074 AG 3:00PM-6:00PM Th 6/1 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. You can download a free 30-day trial from www.adobe.com. Be sure and download before you arrive.
CTI 079 AG 3:00PM-6:00PM Th 6/8 F112 Mullen K $49.00 Seats Avail: 14 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 (versions 11-15 will work), and photos to work on. You can download a free 30-day trial from www.adobe.com. Be sure and download before you arrive.
CTI 088 AG 3:00PM-6:00PM Th 6/15 F112 Mullen K $49.00 Seats Avail: 15 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 4/18 to 4/20 F110 Oakes T $95.00 Seats Avail: 11 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 5/9 to 5/11 F110 Oakes T $95.00 Seats Avail: 10 of 12