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Adobe Photoshop Express

A light and free version of the renowned image editor, Adobe Photoshop Express allows you to edit and manipulate your photos quickly. It is easy to use and does not require prior knowledge to make basic adjustments to your photos including removing red eye, color and exposure corrections, cropping and adding borders. Instructor Pamela Stephens will take you through Adobe Photoshop Express step-by-step in this hands-on class Please bring a flash drive preloaded with your photos to class. In order to utilize all of the premium features of the program you will need to sign in with either an Adobe ID, Google or Facebook so please bring your login information.

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Analyze with Excel® 2016, Advanced

The final Excel® class in this series takes you to the next level of data manipulation and presentation. You will learn about consolidating multiple worksheets, creating and using pivot tables, sharing data with Word® 2016 and PowerPoint® 2016 and making macros work for you. Prerequisite: Analyze with Excel® 2016 Basics and Beyond the Basics or equivalent experience. Instructor, Yolanda Edwards.

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Analyze with Excel® 2016, Basics

Do you need a new way to analyze and collect your data? Microsoft® Excel® 2016 can do just that! In this level one class, you will learn all about Excel® 2016 workbooks, worksheets, cells and how to manipulate them to help you do work. You will also learn how to customize the look and feel of worksheets and cells, enter basic formulas and create a simple graph with the data you input.

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Analyze with Excel® 2016, Beyond the Basics

Now that you have a good foundation, Beyond the Basics will give you a more extensive look within the world of Excel®. More time is given to making and customizing graphs, working with complex functions and manipulating data to achieve your goals. You will learn how to sort and filter data, conditionally format data and explore the ins and outs of Microsoft® Excel® 2016. Prerequisite: Analyze with Excel® 2016, Basics or equivalent experience.

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At Your Fingertips!

Keep up with the modern times in this ever-changing world of technology. Let instructor Susan Blumhorst keep you up to date on today's popular apps like Uber, Lyft, Shipt and many more. You will learn how to use and download popular apps on your cell phone, tablet or computer. You will learn how to order transportation, food or even have groceries delivered right to your front door.

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Beginning Facebook Marketing

Millions of businesses, big and small, use Facebook’s apps and services to connect with real people on any device. In this class you will learn to use Facebook to turn your ideas into full-color, business-growing realities. Learn how you can boost your ad, how to make the most out of your pinned post and learn when to promote a post. Join Pamela Stephens as we explore the online world of marketing your business. Some Facebook knowledge is a prerequisite for this class.

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Design Power with Publisher® 2016

Did you know that there is one application in Microsoft® Office® 2016 where you can create slick business cards, flyers, newsletters, blog posts, professional-looking brochures, invitations and more? Microsoft® Publisher® can help you create what you want and need without investing a lot of money and time in a complicated application. You will explore Publisher®'s features while working with text, graphics and drawing tools to create several different documents during class. You will even learn to export publications as web pages and PDF documents. No design skill needed. Instructor, Pamela Stephens.

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Getting Started with Facebook

Does it seem like everyone but you is on Facebook? Do you want to keep up with grandchildren, children or old classmates and friends? Learn how to navigate through Facebook; post a status update, photos or videos; send private messages and much more in this basic class for the very beginner. An already established Facebook account is required for this class. Don't forget to bring your login credentials to class so you can get started right away! Instructor, Pamela Stephens.

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iPad® and iPhone® Basics for Beginners

Are you new to the world of the iPad® and/or iPhone®? Come and learn about the basics of iPad® and iPhone® usage. This three-session course (Thurs., Tues., Thurs.) will take you from out-of-the-box to confident computing with your device. Bring your iPad® and/or iPhone® to class and make sure it is fully charged and up to date. You WILL need to have your iTunes® (Apple®) username and password with you and your four digit passcode if you have set that up on your device. Instructor, Pamela Stephens.

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iPad® and iPhone® Beyond the Basics

Discover even more things your iPad® and iPhone® can do and some of the must-have apps for your devices. We will take an in-depth look at settings for your device that will help your usage as well as some apps that you should definitely download and begin using right away. Bring your iPad® and/or iPhone® to class fully charged and up to date. Prerequisite: iPad®/iPhone® Basics for Beginners or have equivalent knowledge. Instructor, Pamela Stephens.

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Making Movies 101

Take your vacation photos, family photos, etc. and turn them into a beautiful slide show. Learn to make slideshows with transitions, video effects and background music. Don’t let your digital photos accumulate any longer. Bring photos on a flash drive to work with in class. Instructor, Pamela Stephens.

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Microsoft® Access® 2016, Level 1

You don’t have to be a computer programmer to create a database that manages your data. Manage your home finances or even your small business using Access® 2016. In this class, you will learn how to manage quick and easy data in a relational database. You will create new tables to store your data; design forms to enter the data into a table; create queries to filter the data and create reports to present the data. Instructor, Yolanda Edwards.

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Microsoft® Access® 2016, Level 2

In Level 2, you will build on the learning from Level 1 to include joining tables to extract data from multiple tables, creating sub-forms to view and/or enter data into multiple tables simultaneously, creating advanced queries, sharing data with Microsoft® Word® to create a mail merge and designing custom reports. Instructor, Yolanda Edwards.

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Organizing with OneNote® 2016

Are you looking for a cleaner, more compact way of organizing your school notes or maybe even your small business or home finances? OneNote® allows you to create separate notebooks, create and format notes, insert and copy content and URLs, add tags, perform a search in a notebook, organize the notes and share the notebook. Put that pen and paper away and organize through OneNote®.

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Proficient in PowerPoint® 2016, Level 1

Boost your technical knowledge with learning the basics of Microsoft® PowerPoint® 2016. Follow step-by-step instructions for creating presentations; adding new slides; using spell check; saving a presentation; previewing a presentation; inserting clip art; moving and re-sizing objects; using graphic images from the Internet; moving, copying and deleting slides; adding transitions; adding animations; and applying a template.

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Proficient in PowerPoint® 2016, Level 2

Now that you’ve mastered the basics of PowerPoint®, learn the advanced features this application has to offer. Learn how to insert and customize an audio file, a video file, a hyperlink and action buttons; customize and apply animation to text and objects; and set up a slide show, which involves rehearsing slide timings and recording the slide show.

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QuickBooks® Online Fundamentals

When it comes to bookkeeping, there are a lot of bad habits and outdated methods that need to be unlearned. Often small business owners struggle with QuickBooks® Online because they don't know where to begin with learning the new powerful features of cloud accounting software. Come join QuickBooks® Online ProAdvisor Steve Chase as he teaches you the current best practices with working in QuickBooks® Online. In this class you will learn how to become comfortable with navigating the user interface, managing the bank feeds, creating common transaction workflows such as invoices and receiving payments, reconciling bank accounts and preparing Profit and Loss reports.

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Stop! Collaborate & Function

Whether you work in education, are running a nonprofit, starting a small business or working in a larger corporation, you can collaborate, create, and innovate from anywhere with anyone through the cloud-based productivity suite known as G Suite. Instructor Pamela Stephens will show you the ins and outs of Gmail™, Drive, Docs, Sheets and Calendar in this hands-on class. If you already have a Google account, bring your email and password information. If you are not currently a Google user, we will set you up with a free Google account at the beginning of class.

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