Intro ClassesWindows 7/Microsoft AppsQuickBooks Pro • Photoshop CS6

(Computer classes for older adults are on a separate page)

Fall 2017 Classes
Winter 2018 Classes

NOTE: Textbooks are no longer sold at Adult Education offices.
Textbook titles are listed under classes that require them.


(Note: Not all courses above offered every term)



Windows / Microsoft Office Suite

MICROSOFT OFFICE SUITE® CLASSES

Gain the edge you need in today’s competitive job market. The Word and Excel courses are designed to provide learners with a wider knowledge of skills in each application, and the skills necessary to prepare them to take the MOS exams for certification in Word and/or Excel. After completion of each of these courses, students will be prepared to perform a variety of tasks widely used in business offices.

A lab section is open to registrants of any of the MS Office suite courses. The lab section is designed to complete exercises as part of a course. The lab section also provides on-line exam preparation and pre-exam assessments for registrants in taking the MOS Certification exam.

Candidates interested in the MOS Certification prep and exam may contact Joann Miller at (510) 231-1453, ext. 28005, or email for more information.

MAIL MERGE

Prerequisite: Students must be proficient in computer literacy, file management, and keyboarding. Learn the ins and outs of performing a mail merge to create individual documents or emails, and catalog/directory lists. This 4-day class will cover the basic document requirements for performing a mail merge in MS Word. Also covered, are tips and tricks for preparing source documents for a mail merge. No text required. Students should have basic user knowledge of MS Word. Basic knowledge of Excel not required but helpful.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
04500.00
J. Miller
Alvarado
5
$32
10/14
2
Sat
9:00-11:00am
04500.01
J. Miller
Alvarado
5
$32
3/27
2
Tue/Thu
6:30-9:00pm


MICROSOFT EXCEL 2013 - BEGINNING

Prerequisite: Computer Typing (Minimum typing speed must be 25 wpm), and Introduction to Computers. Knowing how to use Excel is one of the most highly sought after skills in the workplace. Learn the basics of this versatile program and then some. Topics include entering data, navigating around a worksheet and workbook, creating formulas and functions, formatting cells, and creating charts. Practical business-minded examples will be used to help students master these fundamentals. TTextbook: Microsoft Excel 2013: Level 1- ISBN-13: 978-1-59136-491-7.
Shipping 7-10 business days. Order books online at www.lablearning.com

Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
04501.00
A. Miller
Alvarado
5
$156
10/11
8
Mon/Wed
4:00-7:00pm
04501.01
A. Miller
Alvarado
5
$156
2/6
8
Mon/Wed
4:00-7:00pm


MICROSOFT EXCEL 2013 – TIPS AND TRICKS

Prerequisite: Computer Typing (Minimum typing speed must be 25 wpm) and Introduction to Computers. Expand your current skills in Excel by learning how to work with data on large spreadsheets. Topics include using tools for enhancing charts, navigating around large spreadsheets, using special functions to manipulate text, and data in columns. Get a feel for using tables and pivot tables to analyze data. No textbook is required.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
04510.00
J. Miller
Alvarado
5
$32
12/9
2
Sat
9:00-11:30am
04510.01
J. Miller
Alvarado
5
$32
1/20
2
Sat
9:00-11:30am


MICROSOFT POWERPOINT - LEVEL 1
Prerequisite: Computer Typing (Minimum typing speed must be 25 wpm) and Introduction to Computers. Put an end to static presentations. Learn how to create a basic speaker-led or self-running presentation and enhance it with transitions, animation, graphics, and SmartArt . This accelerated class is for you if you need a visual tool for marketing, sales, or training purposes. Textbook: Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, Level 1- ISBN-13:978-1-59136-494-8. Shipping 7-10 business days. Order books online at www.lablearning.com
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
04515.00
A. Miller
Alvarado
5
$136
11/8
7
Mon/Wed
4:00-7:00pm


MICROSOFT WORD 2013 - LEVEL 1
Level 1 is a complete survey of Microsoft Word introductory skills. Topics covered include working with text, using proofreading tools, creating bulleted and numbered lists, using Mail Merge, creating tables, working with hyperlinks, and more. Required Text: Microsoft Word 2013: Level 1 - ISBN-13: 978-1-59136-488-7, (Approx. $35.25). Shipping 7-10 business days. Order books online at: http://www.lablearning.com/ms-word-2013-level-1.html?sc=37&category=13514
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
04520.00
A. Miller
Alvarado
5
$156
9/11
8
Mon/Wed
4:00-7:00pm
04520.01
A. Miller
Alvarado
5
$156
1/22
8
Mon/Wed
4:00-7:00pm


QuickBooks Pro

QUICKBOOKS PRO
Prerequisite: Keyboarding (25 wpm minimum), Introduction to Computers, or equivalent computer skills. Accounting Bookkeeping recommended (see the Business & Finance page). QuickBooks Pro – electronic accounting made easy - utilizes user-friendly techniques for businesses: how to set up a chart of accounts, account register overview, and asset and liability account overview. Learn how to set up customers, do invoicing, do sales overviews, how to set up a vendor, bill overview, purchases, payments and how to create financial statements and reports. Textbook: QuickBooks Pro 2015: Comprehensive, by Conlon & Hartley, Labyrinth Learning, ITEM: 1-59136-779-4, ISBN-13: 978-159136-779-6, http://www.lablearning.com/quickbooks-2015-trial-software.html?sc=37&category=6432 Shipping for books is approximately 7-10 business days.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
04530.00
O'Neill
Alvarado
10
$104
10/30
8
Mon/Wed
6:30-8:30pm


Photoshop CS6

PHOTOSHOP CS6 - Level 1

Prerequisite: Must be experienced computer user. This is a thorough introduction to professional level Photoshop CS6. You will learn to adjust photos, make selections, work with type, create special effects with filters, and use layers. We will practice production efficiency with actions and templates. Create a portfolio website and PDF using your class images. Learn various output options for web, print, and mobile devices.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
04525.00
Minor
Alvarado
5
$156
9/12*
8
Tue
6:00-9:00pm
04525.01
Minor
Alvarado
5
$136
1/2
7
Tue
6:00-9:00pm
*No class 10/3, 10/17


PHOTOSHOP CS6 - Level 2

Prerequisite: Previous Photoshop experience equivalent to Level 1. Have fun working with multiple layers, selections, adjustments, masking, and advanced techniques, with emphasis on creativity.
Course Code
Instructor
Site
Room
Fee
Starts
Meetings
Days
Time
04526.00
Minor
Alvarado
5
$78
11/21
4
Tue
6:00-9:00pm
04526.01
Minor
Alvarado
5
$97
2/27
5
Tue
6:00-9:00pm