Adult Technology Classes

           

 

 

SPRING/SUMMER PROGRAMS

 

Advanced Office (May 1 & 8 | 6:30pm-9:30pm | Zeeland East HS, Room 118 | $48, Zeeland Resident | $60, Non-Resident)
In this class, you will learn to incorporate information from outside sources into word processing documents and techniques such as mail merge, creating templates, integrating images, spreadsheets, databases, how to print labels and envelopes. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230.   

 

Introduction to Advanced Spreadsheets with Microsoft Excel (Mar 20 & 27 | 6:30pm-9:30pm | Zeeland East HS, Room 118 | $48, Zeeland Resident | $60, Non-Resident)
Sharpen your spreadsheet skills and build competence and confidence with Microsoft Excel. This advanced level course will cover sorting and filtering data, working with advanced formulas, outlining and pivot tables. To register, click here or call at (616) 748-3230. 

 

Introduction to Database (Apr 17 & 24 | 6:30pm-9:30pm | Zeeland East HS, Room 118 | $48, Zeeland Resident | $60, Non-Resident)
This overview course focuses on the uses of relational and object-oriented databases for storing and managing information. Hands-on instruction includes the creation of simple databases, inputting data, and developing basic queries. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230.     

 

PC Clean-Up (May 15 | 6:30pm-9:30pm | Zeeland East HS, Room 118 | $48, Zeeland Resident | $60, Non-Resident)
This course will offer basic computer maintenance. Topics include deleting extraneous files, fixing disk drive errors, defragmenting disk drives, organizing folders, virus checks and care of physical equipment. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230.     

 

Understanding Your Digital Camera, Level 1 (Apr 12, 19, 26, May 3 | 6-8pm | Cityside MS Library | $80, Zeeland Resident | $92, Non-Resident)

Master your digital single lens camera (DSLR)! Don’t let your camera control you. Learn which functions to turn off and which will help you make great pictures: landscapes, sports, portraits, etc. This course is led by Peter Taylor, photographer and teacher, with 20 years of experience. Program size is limited. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230.

 

Understanding Your Digital Camera, Level 2 (May 10, 17, 24, 31 | 6-8pm | Cityside MS Library | $80, Zeeland Resident | $92, Non-Resident)

Participants will learn advanced techniques and camera controls for particular situations with an emphasis on portraiture. Basic computer skills for preparing images for print will be covered too: sizing; cropping; adjusting exposure, contrast, and color; minor retouching. Students will receive personal attention and hands-on instruction. This course is led by Peter Taylor, photographer and teacher, with 20 years of experience. Minimum computer skills assumed. Program size is limited. Prerequisite: Understanding Your DSLR Level 1. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230.

 

 

FALL/WINTER PROGRAMS

 

Advanced Office (Feb 13 & 20 | 6:30pm-9:30pm | Zeeland East HS, Room 118 | $48, Zeeland Resident | $60, Non-Resident)
In this class, you will learn to incorporate information from outside sources into word processing documents and techniques such as mail merge, creating templates, integrating images, spreadsheets, databases, how to print labels and envelopes. To register, click here or call (616) 748-3230.   

 

Introduction to Microsoft Word (Sept OR Jan – 2017 Dates TBA | 6:30pm-9:30pm | Zeeland East HS, Room 118 | $48, Zeeland Resident | $60, Non-Resident)
This course is designed for those with little or no knowledge of Word and will cover beginning concepts using a word processor. Topics will include typing and editing documents, fonts, typefaces, and tabs. The focus of the class will be to create documents and then change and rearrange them. Registration opens August 15, 2017.

 

Introduction to PowerPoint (Jan or Feb – Exact 2017 Dates TBA | 6:30pm-9:30pm | Zeeland East HS, Room 118 | $48, Zeeland Resident | $60, Non-Resident)
This class is designed for those who are interested in learning the fundamentals needed to create, modify, and reorder a slideshow. Students will learn how to add backgrounds, pictures, charts and animation. Registration opens August 15, 2017.

 

Understanding Your Digital Camera, Level 1 (Sept – 2017 dates TBA | $80, Zeeland Resident | $92, Non-Resident)

Master your digital single lens camera (DSLR)! Don’t let your camera control you. Learn which functions to turn off and which will help you make great pictures: landscapes, sports, portraits, etc. This course is led by, Peter Taylor, photographer and teacher with 20 years of experience. Program size is limited. Registration opens August 15, 2017.

 

Understanding Your Digital Camera, Level 2 (Oct – 2017 dates TBA | $80, Zeeland Resident | $92, Non-Resident)

Participants will learn advanced techniques and camera controls for particular situations with an emphasis on portraiture. Basic computer skills for preparing images for print will be covered too: sizing; cropping; adjusting exposure, contrast, and color; minor retouching. Students will receive personal attention and hands-on instruction. Minimum computer skills assumed. Program size is limited. Prerequisite: Understanding Your DSLR Level 1. Registration opens August 15, 2017.