Computer, Tablets, SmartPhones

eBayDropboxEmailPrezi
Social MediaWebsiteWordPressOnline Classes
AdobeTablets/SmartPhonesComputer OverviewMicrosoft Office

Acrobat

Illustrator

InDesign

 Apple

Android

Apple and Android

Basics

Windows

Word

Access

Excel

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

Social Media Basics: Get and Stay Connected Safely

Create a Facebook account to connect with friends and family, learn to upload photos and videos to share with whomever you choose, understand the basics of Twitter, and learn how to play around with Pinterest and Instagram for visual content! Discover the features of YouTube. Navigate and manage your profiles.

Wed, May 11-25, 6-8 p.m., 3 wks                Littleton Campus
COMP 1030S01-80918 Add to Cart           $99, $5 material fee to instructor

eBAY

eBay 1 - The Basics of Selling!

Kevin Boyd
Clear the closet, earn additional part-time income or run a serious eBay business - this class is your foundation.  Learn to set up an eBay seller account, create successful eBay listings, upload pictures and accept credit card payments with PayPal. Included are selling “Tips, Tricks and the Traps” to avoid. Covers how to determine shipping costs, where to get FREE shipping supplies, how to print shipping labels from your home computer and get FREE home pickup. Optional eBooks available for purchase after class. This is an official eBay University class taught by multi award-winning eBay instructor and published author.

Mon, May 9, 6-9 p.m.,                                        Littleton Campus
BUSI 1008S01-81206 Add to Cart                                           $69

PREZI - coming this fall

WEBSITE

Create an Effective Web Site

Lynette LoSasso
Take control of your online presence. Learn some of the tricks to creating effective websites. Learn which trends to follow and which to avoid. This class will cover basic marketing techniques that are a must. Includes some basic html and an introduction to useful tools to make developing your website easier.  

Thu, Aug 4, 6-9 p.m.                                    Littleton Campus
BUSI 1038M01-59548 Add to Cart                                          $69

EMAIL

The Basics: Get Connected with E-Mail - coming this fall

GOOGLE APPS

The World of Google and You coming this fall

ADOBE

Obtain a Basic Adobe Certificate by successfully completing these 3 hands-on classes taught by Lynette LoSasso. Classes are small for individualized attention and must be completed this term. There are no class substitutions to receive a series certificate.
You may also enroll in individual classes if you are not interested in obtaining a series certificate and you may take the classes in any order.

Introduction to PDF Using Adobe Acrobat Pro

Lynette LoSasso
Adobe Acrobat Pro is one of the powerful tools offered by Adobe. Become more efficient by learning how to reliably create, edit, and sign PDF (Portable Document Format) documents. Discover how to easily integrate files across multiple platforms and devices. See how to build an interactive pdf  and web forms and discover security techniques. Learn tips and techniques that will help you become more productive with this powerful program. Bring your computer or tablet with Adobe CS6/Creative Cloud and/or Acrobat Pro installed.

Thu, June 16-23, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks             Littleton Campus
COMP 1050M01-59516 Add to Cart                             $109, plus book

Introduction to Vector Graphics using Adobe Illustrator offered this summer

Lynette LoSasso

Adobe Illustrator is one of the powerful tools offered by Adobe. Regardless of your artistic ability, you can use Adobe Illustrator to create illustrations for logos, websites, newsletters, or just about anything! Create and edit vector-based graphics. Learn to navigate through the program, where to find the basic tools, and learn how to draw basic shapes using the pen tool and much more. Explore tips and techniques that will help you become more productive with this powerful program. Bring your laptop or tablet with Adobe CS6/Creative Cloud and/or Illustrator installed.

Wed, June 29-July 6, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks       Littleton Campus
COMP 1051M01-59518 Add to Cart                             $109, plus book

Introduction to Desktop Publishing using Adobe InDesign

Lynette LoSasso
Adobe InDesign is one of the powerful tools offered by Adobe. Regardless of your expertise, you can use Adobe InDesign to design and lay out documents, newsletters, flyers, or just about anything that has text! Learn how to navigate through the program, where to find the basic tools, become familiar with the use of master pages and much more. Discover a different approach to move things around within a document. Explore tips and techniques that will help you become familiar with the tool that graphic production artists and designers use for layout worldwide. Bring your laptop or tablet with Adobe CS6/Creative Cloud and/or InDesign installed.

Wed, July 13-20, 6-9 p.m., 2 wks              Littleton Campus
COMP 1052M01-59517 Add to Cart                             $109, plus book

See our Photoshop classes in the photography section of this schedule                                                                                                              

TABLETS/SMARTPHONES

  • Apple Basics for iPhone and iPad coming this fall
  • iTunes Tips and Tricks coming this fall

APPLE

Introduction to Mac OS X Hands-on

Lynette LoSasso
Bring your Mac computer and take a tour of Apple’s operating system. Gain the basic knowledge of Mac computers. Discover how Mac organizes files. Discover tools and programs and how to manipulate preferences to customize your experience and streamline your work flow. Learn how to keep your device secure and how to troubleshoot problems.

Thu, June 30-July 7 6-9 p.m., 2 wks          Littleton Campus
COMP 1055M01-59510 Add to Cart                                       $109

ANDROID

Get the Most from Your Android Devices Hands-on

Jon Rager
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, July 12-26, 6-8 p.m., 3 wks           Littleton Campus
COMP 1040M01-59511 Add to Cart                              $109

APPLE AND ANDROID

Jan Golden owns a company that helps people learn to get the most from their smart devices. With all the apps out there, it is difficult to sift through and find the best ones. Let Jan help you navigate all the choices with her great series of hands-on workshops.

Coming this Fall

  • Privacy and Security Essentials for Your Mobile Device -
  • 10 Essential Smartphone Apps
  • Get the Best Features for Photography and Video on Your Smartphone
  • Music/Podcasts/Books on Your Smartphone
  • Get the Most from Your Apple iOS Devices Hands-On
  • Introduction to Mac OS X Yosemite Hands-on - coming this fall

WORDPRESS

  • WordPress Web Design Certificate coming this fall

DROPBOX

  • Dropbox Tips and Tricks coming this fall!

COMPUTER OVERVIEW

Computer Basics for Laptops and Desktop Devices

Jon Rager
For those with limited knowledge of the computer, learn basic functions and get more comfortable with the device. 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.

Tue, June 21-28, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks           Littleton Campus
COMP 1001M01-59515 Add to Cart                          $119, includes manual

WINDOWS

Windows Hands-on – Any Version

Bring your Windows devices and explore this operating system. Organize and navigate through information on your device and learn about the file management systems. Learn to log-on to the computer, discover tools and programs, create files and folders. Discover the new interface and the most useful apps. Discuss how to keep your devices even more secure with Access Control and Windows Defender, and how to troubleshoot potential issues, like reversing fatal crashes.

Wed, June 15-22 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks   Littleton Campus
COMP 1012M01-59396 Add to Cart                  $175, includes manual                                   

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

These are 6-week online classes which begins the 2nd Wednesday of every month. For more information, and to register and pay, visit our online programs website. These classes are $119 for 24 hours of instruction.

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2013

Master the basics of the word processor PC Magazine ranked as one of the “strongest and most intelligent programs ever written.” By the time you’re done with the step-by-step lessons and hands-on activities in this course, you’ll be able to use Word confidently at home or on the job. 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.

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, form letters, creating indexes, and envelopes. Learn to insert different types of graphics in a document including digital photographs from your own camera, clip art images provided by Microsoft, and different types of charts such as bar, line, or pie charts.  Prerequisite: Introduction to Word or equivalent knowledge.

EXCEL

Successfully complete all three classes and receive a Microsoft Excel Training Certificate and receive 1.8 CEUs. You may also take individual classes.

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.

Mon, June 6-13, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks             Littleton Campus
COMP 1007M01-58195 Add to Cart              $175, includes manual

Fri, July 15, 9-4 p.m.                              Parker Campus
COMP 1007MP1-59512 Add to Cart              $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.

Mon, Jun 20-27, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks            Littleton Campus
COMP 1008M01-58197 Add to Cart                $175, includes manual

Fri, July 22, 9-4 p.m.                                Parker Campus
COMP 1008MP1-59513 Add to Cart              $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.

Mon, July 11-18, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks            Littleton Campus
COMP 1209M01-59001 Add to Cart              $175, includes manual

Fri, July 29, 9-4 p.m.                               Parker Campus
COMP 1209MP1-59514 Add to Cart             $175, includes manual

MICROSOFT ACCESS 

Successfully complete all three classes and receive a Microsoft Access Training Certificate and receive 1.8 CEUs.

These are 6-week online classes which begin the 2nd Wednesday of every month.For more information, and to register and pay, go to arapahoe.edu/communityed and follow the online links. These classes are $129 for 24 hours of instruction.

Introduction to Microsoft Access (2007-2016)

Take control of your data! In this course, you’ll learn how to harness the power of Microsoft Access to organize, store, edit, manage, and report on hundreds of thousands of records. Start with the basics of database concepts and structure. Build and customize tables to store data. Learn about relational databases, and see how you can use them to build forms, generate reports, and search for data with queries across thousands of records in hundreds of tables—often with just a few clicks of your mouse! Discover how to use macros to automate repetitive tasks and increase your efficiency.

Intermediate Microsoft Access (2007-2016)

Take your skills to the next level. Build an entire database project from scratch. Track customer and order information. Using action queries, add and update key fields that allow you to build relationships among the tables. Master the steps for building complex yet easy-to-use forms to manage table data.  Build crosstab and summary queries so you can access information quickly and easily. Examine how to build reports using conditional formatting to highlight key data points, and explore Visual Basic, a powerful programming language that allows you to automate simple and complex tasks. Build a navigation form to make it easy for your users to find what they need.

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. For more information visit our online class section to see how easy online learning can be.

Section Numbers

  • S02.  May 18
  • M01  June 15
  • M02  July 20
  • M03  Aug 17

To register for online courses, follow the specific class link and click on 'enroll now.'

ONLINE APPLICATION CLASSES

We offer all MS Office application classes for versions 2007-2015 online. Go to our online class section and follow the links to ed2go.

OTHER ONLINE COMPUTER CLASSES

COMPUTER BASICSSECTION #COST
Keyboarding   ONLI 1022$119
Introduction to PC TroubleshootingONLI 1214$119
Introduction to Windows 7ONLI 2214$119
Introduction to Windows 10ONLI 2029$119

PROGRAMMING
  
Introduction to ProgrammingONLI 1093$119
Introduction to Visual BasicONLI 1026$119
Introduction to Java ProgrammingONLI 1042$119
Intermediate Java ProgrammingONLI 1213$119
Introduction to C# Programming ONLI 1043$119
Intermediate C# ProgrammingONLI 1044$119
Introduction to C++ ProgrammingONLI 1226$119
Introduction to Python 2.5 ProgrammingONLI 1197$119
Introduction to Python 3 ProgrammingONLI 1203$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 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

 

 

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