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Windows Hands-on – Any Version
Bring your own Windows devices or use ours (Windows 10) and explore this operating system. Organize and navigate through information on your device and learn about the file management system. Learn how to log on and discover tools and programs installed as well as helpful ones to consider. Discuss how to keep your device secure with Access Control and Defender and how to troubleshoot potential issues.
Fri, Feb 10-17, 2-5 p.m., 2 wks Littleton Campus
COMP 1012W01-81751 $179, includes manual
Computer Basics for Laptops and Desktop Devices
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.
Thur, Jan 24-31, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks Littleton Campus
COMP 1001W01-80193 $119, includes manual
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 loved ones anywhere. Discuss some basic email security dos and don’ts.
Mon, Jan 23, 6-9 p.m. Littleton Campus
COMP1003W01-82319 $79, includes handouts closed
Essential Computing Skills Including Cloud
Get the most out of your computer and learn basic computer concepts and understand how to control programs. Get an understanding of how to manage files both on your computer and using cloud storage and understand cloud computing. Learn the basics of searching the web and emailing with attachments. Understand how to keep your computer secure and basic troubleshooting tips.
Create an Effective Web Site
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.
Fri, Mar 31, 6-9 p.m. Littleton Campus
COMP 1060W01-82324 $69
GAMES and APPS
Creating Mobile Apps with HTML5
Do you want to make mobile apps that run on iPhone, iPad and Android phones? Sure you do! Do you want to learn five different programming languages? Of course you don’t! Fortunately, you’re about to discover a better way to build apps. In this course, you’ll learn how to imagine, design, build, and optimize a cross-platform mobile app using the very latest HTML5 standards. The result will be a mobile app that’s fast and runs on just about any smartphone or tablet computer.
This is a 6-week online class which begins the 2nd Wednesday of every month. For more information, to register and pay, go to arapahoe.edu/communityed and follow the online classes links. Cost is $119 for 24 hours of instruction.
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.
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. Purchase book prior to start of class based on the version you have installed.
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.
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.
See our Photoshop classes in the photography section.
Get the Most from Your Apple iOS Devices Hands-on
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.
Thu, Mar 9-Apr 6, 6-8 p.m., 5 wks Littleton Campus
COMP 1025W01-81089 $119
Introduction to Mac OS X Hands-on
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, Feb 9-16, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks Littleton Campus
COMP 1055W01-81985 $109 includes manual
Get the Most from Your Android Devices Hands-on
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/Thu, Feb 21-Mar 2, 6-8 p.m., 2 wks Littleton Campus
COMP 1040W01-82005 $109 closed
WordPress Web Design Certificate
Obtain a Basic WordPress Web Design certificate by successfully completing these 4 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. The same book is used for WordPress 1,2,3.
Web Site Fundamentals for WordPress
This is a first class in the series for a certificate in WordPress Web Design. Learn the differences between programs such as Dreamweaver and WordPress and get a general overview of web design, and blogging vs websites. Learn how to set up your own domain name. Understand the differences between desktop vs mobile layout and much more.
Wed, Jan 25, 6-9 p.m. Littleton Campus
COMP 1059W01-82326 $69
WordPress is a content management system associated most often with blogs but is gaining reputation for designing dynamic websites. Explore the file architecture and the WordPress Dashboard. Understand how to set up WordPress on your own Domain or set up a WordPress account. Learn WordPress settings starting at square one.
A continuation of WordPress part 1, practice working with WordPress themes as well as managing and formatting pages and posts. Includes a basic introduction to HTML, PHP and Cascading Style sheets.
A continuation of WordPress part 2, practice working with WordPress plug-ins, widgets, working with media files and managing menus. Discuss website security, RSS, and web optimization as well as managing and maintaining your website. *No class on Mar 15
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 2016
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, Jan 24-31, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks Littleton Campus
COMP 1007W01-80198 $179, includes manual
Fri, Feb 3, 9-4 p.m. Parker Campus
COMP 1007WP1-80199 $179, includes manual
Fri, Mar 3, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Littleton Campus
COMP 1007W02-82320 $179, includes manual
Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2016
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. *The COMP1008W01-80200 class will not have class on Feb. 14.
Tue, Feb 7-21, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks Littleton Campus
COMP 1008W01-80200 $179, includes manual
Fri, Feb 10, 9-4 p.m. Parker Campus
COMP 1008WP1-80201 $179, includes manual
Fri, Mar 10, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 2 wks Littleton Campus
COMP 1008W02-82325 $179, includes manual
Advanced Microsoft Excel 2016
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, Feb 28-Mar 7, 6:30-9:30 p.m., 2 wks Littleton Campus
COMP 1009W01-82369 $179, includes manual
Fri, Feb 17, 9-4 p.m. Parker Campus
COMP 1009WP1-82368 $179, includes manual closed
Fri, Mar 17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 2 wks Littleton Campus
COMP 1009W02-82370 $179, includes manual
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.
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.
To register for online courses, follow the specific class link and click on 'enroll now.'
We offer all MS Office application classes for versions 2007-2015 online. Go to our online class section and follow the links to ed2go.