Computer Skills

Microsoft Word Core: 

Students learn Microsoft Word skills, such as creating, editing, and formatting documents; inserting simple tables and creating lists; employing a variety of techniques for improving the appearance and accuracy of document content; create and modify complex documents; and use tools that allow them to customize those documents.

 

Microsoft Word Expert:

Students learn advanced capabilities including image manipulation, collaboration and revision tracking, cross-referencing and linking, document security, forms, and process automation through macros.

 

Microsoft Excel Core: 

Students gain the foundational understanding of Microsoft Excel that is necessary to create and work with electronic spreadsheets and take advantage of some of the higher-level functionality in Excel to analyze and present data.

 

Microsoft Excel Expert:

Students learn advanced features including troubleshooting complex workbooks, automate repetitive tasks, engage in collaborative partnerships involving workbook data, construct complex Excel functions, and use those functions to perform rigorous analysis of extensive, complex datasets.

 

PowerPoint:

Students learn clipart, tables, charts, and smart art work with animation and transitions; inserting audio and video; adding bookmarks and action buttons; and importing and exporting other applications.

 

All Microsoft class tuition includes a book and workbook.

 

Introduction to 3D Modeling and Animation:

This offers an introduction and overview of 3D modeling and animation.  It is intended for those interest or just curious about 3D and those that may wish to pursue further formal instruction.  Participants will be shown the basic elements of developing a 3D project.  These elements include 3D modeling, texturing, lighting, shading, camera views, and rendering.  Participants will also be introduced to the complex world of 3D animation.  Finally, participants will see examples of finished 3D projects and how they were developed from inception to completion.

 

3D Modeling and Animation:

This course builds upon the introduction and takes the learner through the 3D software user interface, file and project management, 3D modeling and scene development, coloring and texturing, animation basics, and rendering a final visual product whether a still or animation.