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Computer Courses

INTRODUCTION TO WINDOWS
CRN# 60383
CFP 409-51
Tuesdays, June 6 – June 27
6-8 p.m.

Fee: $130

Students will learn how to use Microsoft Windows consumer operating system in this introductory course. Learn how to maneuver, customize and control the computer, ensure a safe computing environment, and discover Windows updates and why they should be installed. Students will also learn how to multi-task, manage folders and files, create shortcuts, how to install and use software and more. This course is taught by B :>Compatible, a local computer company specializing in training programs. Click here to register.
 

COMPUTER SURVIVAL
CRN# 60507
CFP 418-51
Tuesdays, June 6– July 11
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Fee: $110

This stress-free workshop is intended for those who want to learn commonly used computer skills in the Windows operating system. Simple, non-technical explanations combined with hands-on experience will help you feel comfortable using a computer and learning computer fundamentals. Learn what a drive is, and how to use a mouse, set up your desktop, create shortcuts, to surf the Internet, as well as the basics of Word Processing and what an Anti-Virus program does and why you want one. This course is taught by B :> Compatible, a local computer company specializing in training programs. Click here to register.


COMPUTER SURVIVAL II
CRN# 60508
CFP 419-01
Tuesdays, July 18 – August 22
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Fee: $110

Students will continue personalizing their computer with sound and Ease of Access tools for vision/hearing challenges. Topics include what is a firewall and why you need one, passwords, how to save files to the hard drive or a flash drive and more. Pre-requisite: CFP 415 Computer Survival. This course is taught by B:>Compatible, a local computer company specializing in training programs. Click here to register.


COMPUTER AND INTERNET SAFETY
CRN# 60470
CFP 403-51
Wednesdays, June 21 – June 28
6-8 p.m.

Fee: $50

Do you spend a lot of time on the Internet, reading e-mail, researching a project for work, shopping and banking? This course will explain how to ensure your computer and personal data are as safe as possible and best practices for protecting your data and computer. This course is taught by B:>Compatible, a local computer company specializing in training programs. Click here to register.


MAINTAINING PEAK PC PERFORMANCE
CRN# 60264   
CFP 400-51
Thursday, June 29   
6-8 p.m.

Fee: $30

Learn how to perform the procedures that will free up hard disk space and how to optimize your hard drive for faster performance. These techniques apply to all versions of Windows. This course is taught by B:>Compatible, a local computer company specializing in training programs. Click here to register.


WORKING WITH YOUR ANDROID TABLET
CRN# 60384   
CFP 413-51
Thursdays, July 8 – July 22
6-8 p.m.

Fee: $75

This course explores the capabilities of a tablet running the Android Operating system. Students will learn how to customize their tablet, from changing wall paper to organizing apps, storing files, and using the cloud. Students will also discover how to protect their tablet from viruses and how to run it as efficiently as possible and sync it to other devices. Students are asked to bring their tablet to class for a hands-on experience. This course is taught by B:>Compatible, a local computer company specializing in training programs. Click here to register.
 
PHOTOSHOP BASICS FOR THE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHER
CRN# 60265   
CFP 408-51 
Wednesdays, July 12 – August 2   
6-9 p.m
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Fee: $125

Take your photos to the next level. This beginner class will introduce you to the Photoshop CS4 environment and the tools that can help you color correct, retouch and generally improve your photos. Students can bring a flash drive to class to work on their photos. This course is taught by Serge Zaslavsky, a Senior Graphic Designer with the Golub Corporation. Click here to register.