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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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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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Blogging 101

Blogging is the biggest social media and technology trend right now. Whether you are wanting to express your opinions or turn your thoughts into an interactive web platform, blogging is the medium you are looking for. Join Pamela Stephens in this class where you will explore various types of blogging sites from Blogger to WordPress to Penzu and even start one of your own.

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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 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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Google Docs, Calendar and Forms

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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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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Microsoft® Project 2016

Discover how to effectively plan, implement and control projects using Microsoft® Project 2016. You will learn to create and engage in the basic management of a project to include understanding project management concepts, creating and defining a new project plan, creating and organizing tasks, managing resources in a project plan, and finalizing a project plan. Please bring your laptop with Microsoft® Project 2016 installed. Prerequisite: students should have a basic understanding of project management concepts and be responsible for creating and maintaining project plans. 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. Instructor, Pamela Stephens.

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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. Instructor, Pamela Stephens.

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