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SOCIAL MEDIA

PINTEREST

What’s All the Buzz about Pinterest?

Jessica Moots
Explore what Pinterest has to offer and learn all the Pinterest basics. Create an account, create boards, follow items of interest and learn how to pin. Prior computer experience and an email account required to create a Pinterest account.

Wed, Sept 17, 6-8 p.m.          Littleton Campus  closed
COMP 1034F01-69129                      $49

Thu, Nov 6, 6-8 p.m.               Castle Rock Campus closed
COMP 1034FC1-69130                       $49

Social Media Basics: Success for the Absolute Newbie

Discover how to connect with family and friends online, share photos and videos, read news, research products and services including coupons, and build personal and professional online networks. Learn how to set up a blog. Navigate and manage your profiles using a variety of social networks like: Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Skype.

Mon, Sept 22-Oct 6, 6-8 p.m., 3 wks         Littleton Campus
COMP 1030F01-69128                        $99, $5 material fee to instructor

Tue, Oct 14-28, 6-8 p.m., 3 wks                 Littleton Campus
COMP 1030F02-68739                        $99, $5 material fee to instructor

BLOGS

Create a Blog: For Fun and Profit!

Jessica Moots
Learn and explore the basics of blogging. Create a basic blog account adding themes, designs, graphics and content of your choice. Learn how to add posts, add followers and other items of interest. Prior computer experience and an email account required to create a blog.

Wed, Oct 22, 6-9 p.m.      Littleton Campus closed
COMP 1036F01-69131               $69

Mon, Nov 3, 6-9 p.m.       Castle Rock Campus closed
COMP 1036FC1-69132               $69

INSTAGRAM

Discover Instagram!

Jessica Moots
Discover the latest in photo and video sharing using your smartphone using the Instagram app. Create an Instagram account, find and follow others. Learn how to edit photos and videos, tag and share with followers. Prior computer experience, an email account and smartphone required to create an Instagram account.

Wed, Sept 24, 6-8 p.m.       Littleton Campus  closed
COMP 1038F01-69133                 $49

Thu, Oct 30, 6-8 p.m.        Castle Rock Campus
COMP 1038FC1-69134                $49

TABLETS/SMART PHONES iOS AND ANDROID

Get the Most from Your Apple iOS Devices Handson

Steve Sande
Get the personal assistance you need! Through hands-on interaction with an Apple expert and author, discover the features of your mobile iPad, iPod touch, and iPhone devices. Explore: settings, browsers, email, and network connectivity; Apple apps, iLife and iWork apps suites; the App Store, buying apps, music, movies, books and TV shows; using an iOS device instead of a regular PC; photo and video fun, and more. No experience is necessary. Bring your tablet computer or smartphone. *No class Nov. 27.

Thu, Nov 6-Dec 11, 6-8 p.m., 5 wks          Littleton Campus
COMP 1025F01-68740                                       $109

Mobile Productivity with iWork for iOS Handson

Steve Sande
Apple’s iPhone and iPad are well-known for being fun devices that go anywhere you do, but did you also know that they’re remarkably powerful productivity tools? Cover the three components of Apple’s iWork for iOS productivity suite — Pages, for word processing and page layout; Keynote, for creating and delivering presentations; and Numbers, for creating spreadsheets and charts. Learn how to make the most of iCloud to store and share your work as well.

Thu, Sept 25-Oct 9, 6-9 p.m., 3 wks          Littleton Campus closed
COMP 1024F01-69126                                          $99

Get the Most from Your Android Devices-Hands-on

Haseeb Ahmed
Bring your device (tablet, smartphone) and get the assistance you need to use your electronic tool to the fullest! Learn to navigate your device, discover the world of apps for navigation, entertainment, work productivity, photography, and more. Explore security and safety features to keep your data safe. Learn to network your device and even talk to your computer.

Tue, Sept 23-Oct 21, 6-8 p.m., 5 wks        Littleton Campus
COMP 1040F01-69127                                      $109

Advanced Android: Power Tools

Haseeb Ahmed

Become an Android Power user by learning the top productivity enhancing Tools and Apps. This class uncovers the hidden Power features of Gmail, Calendar, Google Docs (free Office Tools). You will learn to use tools to assess if your Android Device is functioning well or cluttered and gasping for air. Learn about Bluetooth device pairing, Device Security and device-to-device data exchange. This class encourages Hands-On student participation so bring your Android Device to class!

Tue, Oct 28-Nov 25, 6-8 p.m., 5 wks        Littleton Campus closed
COMP 1041F01-69196                                       $109

COMPUTER OVERVIEW

Computers for the Newbie

If you have no prior knowledge of computers or need extra time and assistance exploring the basic aspects and functions of a computer, understanding computer terminology, and using a mouse, this class is for you.

Mon, Sept 8-15, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks     Littleton Campus  closed
COMP 1006F01-69105                                $129, includes manual

Email Basics

Lynette LoSasso
Get connected with email. Explore the basic email providers such as gmail, outlook, and yahoo and learn the basics of sending and receiving emails. Discover how to create and manage contact lists, attach and download files and understand how to organize email into folders. Get the most out of using email as a form of communication to keep in touch with family and friends anywhere. Discuss some basic email security dos and don’ts.

Thu, Sept 25, 6:30-9:30 p.m.          Littleton Campus
COMP 1003F01-69159              $69, includes manual

Computer Basics

Get comfortable using a computer. Explore computer terminology, major operating systems and applications, processor speeds, RAM, and understand hard drives and other topics. Practice keyboard and mouse skills and create a document.

Mon, Sept 22-29, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks        Littleton Campus
COMP 1001F01-68072                              $129, includes manual

WINDOWS

Windows 7

Still have Windows 7? Explore this operating system. Organize information on your computer and file management systems. Learn to log onto the computer, discover tools and programs, create files and folders.

Mon, Oct 6-13, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks       Littleton Campus
COMP 1002F01-68078                         $175, includes manual                                                                                                     

Need a Windows 8 class? Check out our Windows 8 online class! Go to our web site for more information – arapahoe.edu/communityed and click through the online course links.                                                                                                               

MICROSOFT OFFICE

Special note: Bring a flash drive with you to any of these classes if you want to save your work for computer application courses. For all day-long computer classes, there will be a lunch break, generally from 11:45-12:45.

WORD

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2013

Create, edit and save documents; explore cut, copy, paste and delete text word commands. Practice formatting and paragraph features, bullets and numbered lists; check grammar and spelling; and use the thesaurus. Prerequisite: Windows knowledge.

Mon, Oct 20-27, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks       Littleton Campus closed
COMP 1204F01-68086                          $175, includes manual

Intermediate Microsoft Word 2013

Explore styles, section breaks, and columns and how to format tables. Use graphics, draw and edit shapes, and create text boxes. Learn how to print out labels and envelopes. Prerequisite: Introduction to Word or equivalent knowledge. 

Mon, Nov 3-10, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks      Littleton Campus closed
COMP 1205F01-68099                        $175, includes manual

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2013

Enter and edit information. Create and copy simple formulas and functions. Use Cut/Copy/Paste and Drag and Drop to duplicate or reorganize data. Apply borders, shading and other formats. Sort and graph your data. Prerequisite: Windows knowledge.

Tue, Sept 16-23, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks      Littleton Campus
COMP 1007F01-68080                          $175, includes manual 

Fri, Oct 10, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.                               Parker Campus
COMP 1007FP1-68081                          $175, includes manual

Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2013

Work with multiple and large workbooks. Enter a 3D formula. Learn about outlines, subtotals, tables, and lists. Apply names to ranges. Practice advanced graphing techniques. Prerequisite: Introduction to Excel or equivalent knowledge.

Tue, Sept 30-Oct 7, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks        Littleton Campus closed
COMP 1008F01-68082                                  $175, includes manual

Fri, Oct 17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.                                      Parker Campus
COMP 1008FP1-68083                                  $175, includes manual

Advanced Microsoft Excel 2013

Create and use pivot tables and charts; lookup functions and multiple workbook techniques; create and edit macros and customize toolbars. Prerequisite: Intermediate Excel or equivalent knowledge. 

Tue, Oct 14-21, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks         Littleton Campus
COMP 1209F01-68084                              $175, includes manual 

Fri, Oct 24, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.                               Parker Campus closed
COMP 1209FP1-68085                            $175, includes manual

Excel 2013 Dashboards and Reports

Carolyn Maroney
A detailed introduction to include: entering and editing spreadsheet data, essential worksheet operations, working with cells, ranges, tables, and formatting. Understand different Excel file types, using and creating templates, and printing techniques. Practice formulas and functions. Manipulate text, dates and times, counting and summing, and lookups. Use templates for formulas, array formulas, create charts and graphics, advanced charting techniques, and conditional formatting. Analyze data sets, import, export and link data, pivot tables and charts, use data analysis tools like “what-if” analysis, goal seeker and solver.

Fri, Nov 14, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.        Littleton Campus
COMP 1215F01-69135            $150, plus book

MICROSOFT ACCESS 

Beginning Microsoft Access 2013

Explore relational databases, work tables, create and maintain records, produce reports and use programming techniques that enhance Access applications. Prerequisite: Windows knowledge.

Fri, Sept 19, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.         Parker Campus
COMP 1210FP1-68490       $175, includes manual

Intermediate Microsoft Access 2013

Explore relational databases, related tables, complex queries, advanced form design, reports and print, charges, and pivot tables and charts. Prerequisite: Beginning Access or equivalent knowledge.

Fri, Sept 26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.         Parker Campus closed
COMP 1211FP1-68492              $175, includes manual

Advanced Microsoft Access 2013

Practice querying with SQL, advanced queries, macros, advanced macros, importing, exporting, and linking and database management. Prerequisite: Intermediate Access or equivalent knowledge.

Fri, Oct 3, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.             Parker Campus closed
COMP 1212FP1-68491     $175, includes manual 

Access 2013 Comprehensive: Theory and Best Practices

Carolyn Maroney
Discover the basic building blocks of relational databases, understand Access tables, work with Access queries, and analyze data. Learn about Access forms and reports, VBA programming essentials, advanced programming techniques, and discuss Access and Windows SharePoint Services integration.

Fri, Nov 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.            Parker Campus
COMP 1213FP1-69136            $150, plus book

POWERPOINT

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

Create effective slideshows. Use views, help menu. Learn to add, delete, rearrange slides; change fonts, size, color. Use cut, copy, and paste; insert, resize, align, and connect objects; understand draw tool bar commands; insert pictures and formatting. Prerequisite: understanding of basic computer terminology, functions, and mouse usage.

Wed, Nov 5-12, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks           Littleton Campus closed
COMP 1015F01-68100                              $175, includes manual

ONLINE COMPUTER CLASSES

Fun! Fast! Convenient! Great Content! Get a Certificate! Ask us how to try the first lesson of a course for FREE! All these courses are conducted online. Click on the course links below or visit our online class section to see how easy online learning can be.

Section Numbers Chart:

  • F01  September 17
  • F02  October 15
  • F03  November 19
  • F04  December 17

For all online courses: remember to include course number (below), section number (above), course title and course start date when registering and completing your registration form.

ONLINE APPLICATION CLASSES

We offer all MS Office application classes for versions 2007-2010 online. Go to our online class section and type the desired class name or subject into the search box.

OTHER ONLINE COMPUTER CLASSES

COMPUTER BASICSSECTION #COST
Keyboarding   ONLI 1022$119
Introduction to PC TroubleshootingONLI 1214$119
Introduction to Windows 7ONLI 2214$119

PROGRAMMING
  
Introduction to ProgrammingONLI 1093$119
Introduction to Linux ONLI 1024$119
Introduction to Visual BasicONLI 1026$119
Introduction to Java ProgrammingONLI 1042$119
Intermediate Java ProgrammingONLI 1213$119
C# Programming for the Absolute Beginner ONLI 1043$119
Intermediate C# ProgrammingONLI 1044$119
C++ for the Absolute BeginnerONLI 1226$119
Introduction to Perl ProgrammingONLI 1045$119
Mac, iPhone, and iPad ProgrammingONLI 1072$119
Introduction to Visual Basic 2008ONLI 1099$119
Intermediate Visual Basic 2008ONLI 1209$119
Introduction to Python 2.5 ProgrammingONLI 1197$119
Introduction to Python 3 ProgrammingONLI 1203$119
Introduction to Ruby ProgrammingONLI 2061$119
Introduction to Ajax ProgrammingONLI 2081$119

OTHER
  
Introduction to CorelDRAW X5ONLI 1034$119
Introduction to Adobe Illustrator CS4ONLI 1117$119
Introduction to Adobe Acrobat X ONLI 1174$119
Introduction to Illustrator CS5ONLI 2220$119
Creating Mobile Apps with HTML 5ONLI 2103$119
Introduction to Networking ONLI 1215$119
Intermediate Networking ONLI 1216$119
Wireless Networking ONLI 1217$119
Introduction to PC Security   ONLI 1056$119
Advanced PC Security ONLI 1057$119
Introduction to Google Analytics   ONLI 2083$119
Introduction to Database DevelopmentONLI 1075$119
Introduction to SQL ONLI 1223$119
Intermediate SQLONLI 1038$119
Introduction to OracleONLI 1224$119
Intermediate OracleONLI 1225$119

CERTIFICATION PREPARATION CLASSES
  
CompTIA Security+ Certification Prep 2ONLI 1250$139
Advanced CompTIA A+ Certification PrepONLI 2046$139
Basic Comp TIA A+ Certification PrepONLI 2047$139
CompTIA Network+ Certification Prep ONLI 2048$139
CompTIA Security+ Certification PrepONLI 2049$139
Intermediate CompTIA A+ Certification PrepONLI 2050$139
PMP Certification Preparation 1ONLI 2052$129
PMP Certification Preparation 2ONLI 2053$129