Courses offered by Brainerd Community Education:
Intro to the Mac: Instructor: Jim Reed. For fans of Apple Computers! Learn tips and tricks to make your Macintosh work for you. We will cover organizing your Mac, shortcuts, and much more. Senior rate is $22.
MHS, 1 session $30, Oct 15/M 6:30-8:30 pm
Intro to Photoshop 6.0: Instructor: Jim Reed. Photoshop is the industry leading graphic manipulation software used in print and web design. Come learn tips and tricks on using Photoshop 6.0 and how to integrate it into any project you're doing. Senior rate is $40. MHS 1 ession $50 Oct 22/M 6-9 pm
Going Digital with Video: Instructor: Chris Hunter The digital world is now ready for everyone! The first section of
class will give you an overview of the basics: what equipment is
needed, a quick test drive with Apple's iMovie 2, and how other types of media could be incorporated in your work. The second section will
involve two work sessions. You will provide a digital video camera
and video footage, or other source material, and edit together a
project of your choice. If time permits you will be able to make a CD
of your finished project. NOTE: Introduction session can be attended separate from work sessions. Senior rate is $22 or $70 for three.
MHS, Sec 1 - Oct 23/T, 6:30-8:30 pm; Sec 2 - Oct 25/Th, 6:30-8:30 pm; Sec 3 - Oct 30/T, 6:30-8:30 pm. Fee: $30/section or $85 for all three
Introduction to PC's: Instructor: Rob Norgon. For the beginner who knows absolutely nothing about computers. This hands-on class will teach you the basics. Class limit is 15. Senior rate is $30.MHS 2 sessions $40, Oct 8, 15/M, 6:30-9 pm
Introduction to Word Processing: Instructor: Rob Norgon
Learn word processing skills using the popular Microsoft Works
program. Using a project approach to learning the software, students
will learn the basics of word processing. Students should have some experience with Office 95 operating system. Class limited to 15. Senior rate is $30. MHS, 2 sessions, $40, Oct 22, 29/M 6:30-9 pm.
Spreadsheets on the PC: Instructor: Rob Norgon. Using Microsoft Works, students will use a hands-on project approach to learning this popular software program. Students will learn the
basics of using a spreadsheet for personal financial record keeping.
Students should have some experience with the Office 95 operating
system. Class limited to 15. Senior rate is $30.MHS, 2 sessions, $40, Nov 20, 27/T 6:30-9 pm
Intro to Power Point Presentations: Instructor: Rob Norgon Create electronic presentations on your computer using Microsoft Power Point. Learn how to create slideshows, transparencies, handouts and more. Class limited to 15. Senior rate is $30. MHS 2 sessions $40
Dec 4, 11/T 6:30-9 pm
Introduction to the Internet: Instructor: Rob Norgon. Learn the basics of navigating through the Web, and how to effectively search for your topic. Class limited to 15. Senior rate is $22. MHS, 1 session, $30, Nov 5/M, 6:30-9 pm
Introduction to E-mail: Instructor: Rob Norgon. Keep in touch with friends and family. Learn how to send them e-mail with your message, pictures and attachments. Create mailing lists for individuals and groups. Class limited to 15. Senior rate is $22. MHS, 1 session $30
Nov 13/T 6:30-9 pm
Scanning Images: Instructor: Pam Dyson. Use the free software or see if you should purchase higher level software. Bring a picture to scan and a floppy disk to take it home. Senior rate is $25. MHS, 1 session $30 Oct 16/T 6:30-9 pm
Windows Beyond the Basics: Instructor: Pam Dyson. Learn to use the Windows tools and more about file management, back
up and software installation practices. Prerequisite: knowledge of or
experience with the Windows operating system. Senior rate is $25. MHS, 1 session $30 Oct 23/T 6:30-9 pm Selecting a Digital Camera: Instructor: Pam Dyson. Try out several different cameras and look at your photographic exploits on a PC. Senior rate is $25. MHS 1 session $30 Oct 30/T 6:30-9 pm
Networking with Windows 98 SE: Instructor: Pam Dyson and Scott French. Learn to share one dial-up connection with more than one computer. What does it take to create? We'll teach you! What does it cost? We'll give you approximate costs! This intensive and highly informative course is ideal for those starting a business or those already in business but would like to learn more about networking and the opportunities it provides. Senior rate is $150. MHS, 3 sessions $175 Nov 19-Dec 3/M 6:30-9 pm
The following computer classes are offered Tuesday mornings at the UPI Lab at Mississippi Horizons School in Brainerd:
Introduction to Using a Personal Computer: Instructor: Paul Janowiec. For anyone totally unfamiliar with computers. Come and learn the most important keys on the computer keyboard. Learn and practice using those keys most important to the Internet, to e-mail, and to word processing. Senior rate is $22.
MHS 1 session $30 Sec 1 Oct 9/T 10:20 am-12:20 pm
Sec 2 Nov 13/T 10:20 am-12:20 pm
Introduction to Windows: Instructor: Paul Janowiec. For those with very little previous computer experience, topics include: the basics of starting up, shutting down and operating a computer. Most of your class time will be spent learning to use the Windows operating system and some basic Internet skills. This course is very appropriate for anyone wanting to learn or brush up on or deepen their understanding of the Windows Operating Systems. Content includes the Start Menu features and Windows Explorer. Senior rate is $22. MHS 1 session $30 Sec 1 Oct 16/T 10:20 am-12:20 pm Sec 2 Nov 27/T 10:20 am-12:20 pm
Introduction to Using the Internet: Instructor: Paul Janowiec. This class assumes that you have completed Windows Operating Systems [95/98/SE/NT/ME] or possess the equivalent know-how. In this class,
you will learn how to operate the Microsoft Internet Explorer
Browser. We will also address the Netscape Communicator Browser and learn to use the menu bars, tool bars, address bars, status bars and other features commonly found in either browser. Much of your time will be applied to using search tools, search tool features, and search strategies. This course primarily addresses the topic: 'How to Find Stuff on the Internet'. Senior rate is $22. MHS 1 session $30 Sec 1 Oct 23/T 10:20 am-12:20 pm Sec 2 Dec 4/T 10:20 am-12:20 pm
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