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Word 2016

$116

with Karen Morton

Calendar Oct 30, 2017 at 11:30 am, runs for 7 weeks
This course introduces students to basic Word function, including document creation and editing, formatting, text enhancements, layout features, proofing, printing, page appearance, file management, using the Help function, and templates. The course also covers formatting components such as tables, lists, graphics, headers, footers, and other paragraph elements. Prerequisite: Basic computer understanding, or strong familiarity with computers.
Workplace Communication
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Workplace Communication

$116

with Geneva Meserve

Calendar Sep 13, 2017 at 11:30 am, runs for 6 weeks
For students seeking more effective means of communication, this course covers such topics as effective listening, assertive speaking, and clear, positive pronunciation. The course also focuses on handling difficult situations with conflict resolution skills. Other practiced skills include customer service communication, team-based communication, and oral presentations.
Workplace Communication
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Workplace Communication

$116

with Geneva Meserve

Calendar Oct 30, 2017 at 11:30 am, runs for 7 weeks
For students seeking more effective means of communication, this course covers such topics as effective listening, assertive speaking, and clear, positive pronunciation. The course also focuses on handling difficult situations with conflict resolution skills. Other practiced skills include customer service communication, team-based communication, and oral presentations.

Writing for the Workplace

$116

with Briana Bizier

Calendar Sep 19, 2017 at 11:30 am, runs for 9 weeks
This course uses a series of exercises to teach students how to become better writers. Exercises include composing letters, memos, and emails. Course also covers punctuation, sentence structure, and basic grammar rules to give documents a final polish. Prerequisite: Basic familiarity with computers. (PAE certificate and academic students should discuss this course with advisor before registering.) The price of this course does not include a book fee of $74.00.

Your Wordpress Website: Building It Out

$83

with Frank Turek

Calendar Oct 31, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 7 weeks
We will continue to expand and build our WordPress website. We’ll learn how to customize themes, optimize for search engines (SEO) and add functions such as an eCommerce store and Artist’s portfolio website. We’ll also explore your specific website needs through a workshop environment. Prerequisite: Your WordPress Website: First Steps or equivalent WordPress experience, must have a self-hosted website running on WordPress.

Your Wordpress Website: First Steps

$85

with Frank Turek

Calendar Sep 19, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks
Starting from nothing, we'll first learn how to buy a domain name and host. We'll then install WordPress and begin to layout pages and add text content and images. We'll learn enough of the fundamentals of WordPress so that you will know how to have a complete, albeit simple website. Prerequisites: Skill with an Internet browser and file management.




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