Peer2Peer Workshop Registration

Website Basics with Wordpress

7:30-9pm, Training Room, Library 619

Explore the possibilities of basic website creation with Wordpress! Participants will become familiar with the basic elements, tools and website management capabilities.Topics include creating and securing a site, creating posts and pages, creating menus and links, inserting images and more. There are no prerequisites for this workshop.

Illustrator Basics

7:30-9p Training Room, Library 619

While Photoshop is a pixel-based graphics software great for photo edits, complex images, small graphics and digital art, Illustrator is a graphic software that is a system of equations that specify the parameters of shapes and their relation to one another in space. It gives you a final image that can be blown up or shrunk to any size and still look good. Illustrator is great for creating logos, posters, large graphics, diagrams, icons and text. This is a workshop for participants who have never used Illustrator. This is a fun course, but probably NOT the workshop to take if you're trying to get pictures ready for your website!

Photoshop Basics

7:30-9p Training Room, Library 619

Learn to customize photographs for print or the Web with Photoshop. Covers tools for cropping, shaping, painting, and adding text. If you've never used Photoshop, this is the course for you, especially if you need to get pictures ready for a website!

Intermediate Photoshop

7:30-9p Training Room, Library 619

This workshop covers the next level of image and text editing in Photoshop. It requires a basic knowledge of the software including how to use the Move, Selection, Eyedropper and Color Picker, Paintbrush, Gradient/Paint Bucket, Text, Shapes and Zoom tools.  You will also need to know how to create and manipulate layers, as the workshop will explore layers in-depth.

Prerequisites:

  1. Attend Photoshop Basics workshop or have previous knowledge of Photoshop.
  2. Complete prerequisite assignment prior to Intermediate Photoshop.

Registration closes one week prior to the start of this workshop.

Advanced Photoshop

7:30-9p Training Room, Library 619

"So that's how they do that!" You may hear that a lot from participants in this workshop.  You will take a more in-depth look at photo editing and manipulation, and it will be fun, too!  Bring a few photos from your own digital collection (on a thumb drive or in your mhc network space) and you may have a chance to work on them as well.

Prerequisites:

  1. Attend LITS Intermediate Photoshop workshop, no exceptions.
  2. Registration closes 5 days before the workshop date.

MS Excel Basics

7:30-9p Training Room, Library 619

Covers the basics of Excel 2010, including formatting cells, building formulas, and, possibly, creating charts and graphs. For the student with no prior experience with Excel.. If you are unsure about whether this is the workshop for you, please check out the Excel® Basics handout. If, and only if, every participant is ready to move forward, we will include a little extra work on charts. If you have some data you'd like to work with, please bring it with you, in electronic form, to the workshop.

Introduction to MS Excel Charts

7:30-9pm, Training Room, Library 619

Creating and modifying charts in Excel 2010. If you have sample data sets you're trying to chart, bring them, and if there's time, we'll try them!

Prerequisite:
  1. Excel Basics or equivalent experience. If you are unsure about whether you have the prerequisite, please check out the Excel Basics handout
  2. Excel Basics quiz
  3. Registration closes 5 days before the workshop date.

Intermediate MS Excel

7:30-9pm, Training Room, Library 619

Further studies in Excel 2010: formatting review, extended formula and charting topics, some data functions (autofilter/sort). Pivot tables NOT covered at this time.

Prerequisite:

  1. Excel Basics or equivalent experience. If you are unsure about whether you have the prerequisite, please check out the Excel Basics handout
  2. Excel Basics quiz (if not taken and passed previously)
  3. Registration closes 5 days before the workshop date.

MS Powerpoint Basics

7:30-9p Training Room, Library 619

Learn how to create dynamic slide show presentations with text and images.  This course is for the student who has never used Powerpoint or who needs a refresher before registering for the next level course.  Please check out the Powerpoint Basics handout to know whether this is the course for you.

Intermediate MS Powerpoint®

7:30-9p Training Room, Library 619

Add those little touches that make a presentation smoke, but still remain professional!  Learn to package the presentation so you can take it anywhere (almost).

Prerequisite:

Attend Powerpoint Basics workshop or have equivalent experience. The current Powerpoint Basics handout will help you determine whether you're ready for this level.

Please note:

  • Can't make it? Let us know ASAP.
  • Add these dates to your calendar NOW!
  • Assume you're in! Read and reply-to-all to messages you get from us. Don't ignore them--you may lose your seat.
  • Unless otherwise noted, class size is limited to 12 participants and registrations close at noon the day before the workshop.

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