Computer Training Classes

CPT-201        $112
Designed for the beginner, this hands-on course will introduce students to personal computers. Windows, various types of software and software basics will be covered. Students will also be introduced to naming, saving, retrieving, printing and managing files. Microsoft programs will be used to cover the basics of word processing, database management and spreadsheets. Please bring a flash drive to the first meeting.

CPT-201         $112
Designed for the beginner, this hands-on course will introduce students to personal computers to Spanish speakers. Windows, various types of software and software basics will be covered. Students will also be introduced to naming, saving, retrieving, printing and managing files. Microsoft Office 2013 programs will be used to cover the basics of word processing, database management spreadsheets, and internet browsing. Please bring a flash drive to the first meeting.

CPT-201         $112
Designed for the beginner, this hands-on course will introduce students to personal computers to Portuguese speakers. Windows, various types of software and software basics will be covered. Students will also be introduced to naming, saving, retrieving, printing and managing files. Microsoft Office 2013 programs will be used to cover the basics of word processing, database management spreadsheets, and internet browsing. Please bring a flash drive to the first meeting.

CPT-204         $112
This class is designed for students who have little or no experience of Excel: store, organize, and analyze information. Learn to enter, format and sort data within cells, format worksheets, develop charts and graphs, perform calculations using formulas and functions. Please bring a flash drive to all classes. Prerequisite: familiarity with computers and particularly Microsoft Office.

CHAR Monday/Wednesday, D121B, 1-2:15 p.m. 11/03 - 12/17, Instructor to be announced.

CPT-204B         $112
This course will teach advanced Excel applications. Through instructor-led or self-paced, step-by-step instruction, participants will learn how to perform “what if” analysis, create PivotTables, exchange data with other programs and control worksheet properties and calculations. Please bring a flash drive to each class. Pre-requisite: Microsoft Excel (CPT204).

CPT-203         $112
This class introduces students to the basics of Word. Participants will create and edit business and personal documents, letterheads, résumés, labels and flyers and learn to use the Internet to access information and clip-art to incorporate into documents and flyers. Please bring a flash drive to each class.

CPT___”Maya Foundations Module 2”
Cost: $170

This module will be a continuum of Maya Foundations, Module1. This module will focus further manipulation of polygon objects and also introduce the fundamentals of using NURBS (or curves) modeling techniques for object modeling. The student will be instructed in the purposes and various way of incorporating both techniques into a completed scene. This module will also instruct the student in the beginning techniques for compositing objects and for animating objects, lighting, and object colors in a scene.

Prerequisite: Maya Foundations – Module 1

CPT___”Maya Foundations Module 3”
Cost: $170.00

This module will add to the previous two modules by introducing more advanced modeling and animation techniques such as deformations, rigid body, cloth creation, wind and gravity control upon objects. The object animations in this module will include multiple objects and how that can collide with other objects to obtain real-world collision effects. Module 3 will also provide instruction of the creation and application of texture shaders to make a 3D object appear as a brick wall, an old wooden bench, an orange on a table, a glass filled with milk, or a sky full of stars. If you can imagine it, you can create it.

Pre-requisite: A basic understanding of computers is all that is required to take any of the three modules.

CPT-213         $215

Want to master Facebook marketing? Looking to get better results from your social media marketing efforts? Ready to deepen your knowledge of online business development and relationship marketing? This course will give you the skills to effectively use the social networks for business.

Strategies for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google+, and Yelp will be covered. These skills can be applied immediately in the workplace or to market a small business. There are ten sessions with each session lasting two hours in duration.

CPT-215         $112

This course will provide a broad introduction to Microsoft's latest operating system, Windows 8.1. Topics include using File Explorer and Desktop Apps to create, rename, move, copy and save files, customize and manage user accounts, and introduction and use of Windows Store Applications. Other areas covered include personalization of the Windows 8.1 Start Screen, Windows utility applications, printing, and integration of cloud based storage with Microsoft OneDrive. Additionally, this course will include a brief introduction to the Microsoft Office 2013 suite of products; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. Lastly the course will include Windows 8.1 implementation on other hardware platforms, such as tablets and smartphones. Please bring a flash drive to all classes.

CHAR Sundays, D116, 12-3:50 p.m., 11/2 - 11/16, Assistant Professor Bob Cronin

CPT-217         $112

This introduction to Cloud Computing will introduce the concepts of cloud computing and internet-enabled applications, the mechanisms of storage and backup in the cloud and basic security measures that can be used to protect data in the cloud. Cloud applications from Microsoft and Google will be introduced, as well as cloud-centric Software as a Service such as Evernote for note taking and archiving and Dropbox for data storage and access. Please bring a flash drive to all classes.

CHAR Sundays, D116, 12-3:50 p.m., 11/23 - 12/21, Assistant Professor Liz Miller