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Lifelong Learning Course Catalog > Career & Professional Development > Technology for the Workplace

Technology for the Workplace  

As technology changes, so do the skills needed. Don't fall behind - take one of the following classes to brush up your skills or learn a new one.


All classes are 'graded' as complete/incomplete at the discretion of the instructor based on the student's attendance and participation.

 

Basic MS Excel $79.00
Instructor: Joleen Cordeiro Section: S1938
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Additional Information: Please note that the room has changed from the printed schedule!
Date(s):
1/29/2019 - 2/12/2019
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu
# of Days:
3
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B128
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Basics of Adobe InDesign and Illustrator $39.00
Instructor: Megan Sybrant Section: S1939
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
2/25/2019 - 2/26/2019
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
M Tu
# of Days:
2
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B128
Course Materials/Supplies: You either need to sign up for a free trial of Adobe InDesign & Illustrator OR you will need to purchase a subscription to these two programs, if you don’t have one already.
Course Outline:
  • We will go over InDesign first learning the basics of the program: setting up the document, text boxes & effects, selection tools & shortcuts, importing images & creating shapes.
  • Next we will move onto Illustrator and learn the pen tool, setting up artboards, using clipping masks, the pathfinder tool, image trace for vectors, and how to save your files.
 

Keeping Your Information Secure Online $39.00
Instructor: Justin Jones Section: S1943
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
5/13/2019 - 5/15/2019
Times:
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
M W
# of Days:
2
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B135
Course Materials/Supplies:
Course Outline: Day 1
  • The threat landscape
  • Cybersecurity awareness
  • Email security
  • Social networking security
  • Password security
  • Public computer and network security
  • Online security for parents and children
  • Online shopping security
Day 2
  • Electronic banking security
  • How to avoid banking, online payment, and credit card fraud
  • How to avoid identity theft and fraud
  • How to evaluate your online “profile”
  • How to respond if you’ve been a victim of identity theft or fraud
  • How to protect against malware
  • What to do if you get malware
 

Simplified Graphic Design $29.00
Instructor: Megan Sybrant Section: S1937
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Additional Information: Students will need an email address.
Date(s):
1/29/2019 - 1/29/2019
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B124
Course Materials/Supplies: You will need to sign up for a free Canva account online. Please go to Canva and create an account before class starts. There is an option to pay a small monthly fee, but we can discuss if you need the premium version in class.
Course Outline:
  • Go through all the features of Canva & learn the desktop site.
  • Design some sample pieces (or pick some projects you’d like to work on)
  • Learn how to pair fonts, colors and pick a good layout
  • Review how the mobile app works
 

Simplified Graphic Design $29.00
Instructor: Megan Sybrant Section: S1936
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Additional Information: Students will need an email address.
Date(s):
4/2/2019 - 4/2/2019
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu
# of Days:
1
       
Location/Room: 2100 16th Ave S Great Falls, MT 59405, B124
Course Materials/Supplies: You will need to sign up for a free Canva account online. Please go to Canva and create an account before class starts. There is an option to pay a small monthly fee, but we can discuss if you need the premium version in class.
Course Outline:
  • Go through all the features of Canva & learn the desktop site.
  • Design some sample pieces (or pick some projects you’d like to work on)
  • Learn how to pair fonts, colors and pick a good layout
  • Review how the mobile app works
 

Video Storytelling with Your Phone $39.00
Instructor: Erin Merchant Section: S1942
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Additional Information:
Date(s):
3/12/2019 - 3/19/2019
Times:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Day(s) of Week:
Tu
# of Days:
2
       
Location/Room: 509 1st Ave N Great Falls, MT 59401, 
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