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Computer and Internet Basics (Online)— 2021-10-26 through  2021-12-18$199— OnlineView Details

8 weeks, Oct. 26-Dec. 18, Access anytime. Computers are fun! Learn the essential skills required to use a computer, including accessing software and data through the desktop and maintaining files and folders. You will also spend time learning about the World Wide Web, email and search engines. This is a great first online course to help you become comfortable with learning on this platform. This course requires a Windows PC or a Mac with a Windows partition. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. Course may also be taken for academic credit as CIT 122A. Technology requirement: computer with internet access and the capacity for word processing and video chat (a telephone or smartphone can also be used for the Zoom meetings).

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424562999
Digital Essentials: Google Docs (Livestream) — 2021-11-08 through  2021-11-08$25— LivestreamView Details

Mon., Nov. 8, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Why is everyone talking about Google Docs? And how is it different from the Microsoft Word to which I am accustomed? Google Docs is a word processing software that is easy to use and allows convenient access. Learn the great collaborative features of Google Docs with Alison Thornton, NMC staff member and Google Certified Trainer. Whether you are stepping back into the classroom, into a new job or committee, or just wanting to up your remote working skills, you'll get the basics along with great hacks for effective use of Google Docs. It is a great resource for preparing academic and vocational course work. This class is for anyone looking to up their skills and collaborate in this digital world!

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424563239
Digital Essentials: Google Slides (Livestream) — 2021-11-15 through  2021-11-15$25— LivestreamView Details

Mon., Nov. 15, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Google Slides, a free Google Workspace software platform, allows you to easily put together stellar presentations. Learn the basics along with the best tips and tricks with Alison Thornton, NMC staff member and Google Certified Trainer. Whether you are stepping back into the classroom, a new job or committee, or just wanting to up your remote working skills (or impress your family on your next Zoom meet!), get the knowledge you need to start creating your own fun and informational Google Slides. For anyone looking to up their skills and participate in this digital world!

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424557781
Digital Essentials: Zoom - Google Drive - and More (Livestream) — 2021-11-01 through  2021-11-01$25— LivestreamView Details

Mon., Nov. 1, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Join Alison Thornton, NMC staff member and Google Certified Trainer to gain a foundational understanding of Zoom, Google Drive and more so you can start that new class, job, committee work, or personal project successfully. Learn Zoom norms and techniques like how to raise your hand, participate in a poll, join and leave breakout rooms, and other essential Zoom skills. With Google Drive, learn how to upload, download, save and organize your files and documents. If you are a prospective NMC student, you'll learn how to make these files easily accessible to Moodle, NMC's learning management system. This class is for anyone looking to up their skills and collaborate in this digital world!

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424563147
Getting the Most Out of Your iPad (Face to Face)— 2021-10-05 through  2021-10-05$49— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., Oct. 5, 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 209. The Apple iPad brings lightweight mobile computing that extends beyond the convenience of a laptop. See how iPads and iPhones can interact and increase your access to work, entertainment, information and family. Discover what your iPad can do to replace your PC, how to access remote data, and download and use applications. Learn about connections like Bluetooth, WiFi and cellular networks, and how they improve your access to information, videos, music and the world. Have your fully charged iPad handy during this class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424812836
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGetting the Most Out of Your iPhone (Face to Face)— 2021-09-14 through  2021-09-14$49— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., Sept. 14, 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 209. Learn how to use your iPhone to its fullest potential. From identifying function buttons and settings, to using Safari to access the internet and everything in between, you will discover tips and techniques to get the most out of this powerful smartphone. Have your fully charged iPhone on hand so that you can practice at the same time. The instructor, Steve Stanton, has a special camera that will show you what everything looks like up close on an iPhone, but projected on a screen for readability. You are one 3-hour session away from being a much more confident iPhone user!

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424556372
Getting the Most Out of Your iPhone (Face to Face)— 2021-11-02 through  2021-11-02$49— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., Nov. 2, 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 209. Learn how to use your iPhone to its fullest potential. From identifying function buttons and settings, to using Safari to access the internet and everything in between, you will discover tips and techniques to get the most out of this powerful smartphone. Have your fully charged iPhone on hand so that you can practice at the same time. The instructor, Steve Stanton, has a special camera that will show you what everything looks like up close on an iPhone, but projected on a screen for readability. You are one 3-hour session away from being a much more confident iPhone user!

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424563177
Introduction to Quickbooks/Quickbooks Pro 2021 (desktop version) (Face to Face)— 2021-10-01 through  2021-11-05$299— Face to FaceView Details

6 Fri., Oct. 1-Nov. 5, 2-4 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 217. Learn how to set up your company on QuickBooks for your small business accounting. Learn to create invoices, receipts and statements; track your payables, inventory and receivables; create estimates; and generate reports. Bring your questions about QuickBooks. Prerequisite: working knowledge of Windows and basic keyboarding skills. Includes text. Course taught with QuickBooks 2021, but can be attended by those using versions 2020, 2019, 2018, and 2017 Pro or Premier. This course is required for the Business Development Certificate.

  • Seats available: Approximately 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424557614
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMore iPhone (Face to Face)— 2021-09-28 through  2021-09-28$49— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., Sept. 28, 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 207. Build on the skills you gained in the first iPhone course. Expand the functionality of your device as you learn its multi-tasking capabilities. Discover AirDrop, how to take screenshots, keyboard shortcuts, dictation, printing, photo editing and more. Learn how you can adjust Siri settings and get the most from your voice commands. It is helpful to have taken Getting the Most Out of Your iPhone, but not required. Have your fully charged iPhone handy during this class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424557365
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerZoom Made Easy (Livestream)— 2021-09-23 through  2021-09-23$39— LivestreamView Details

Thurs., Sept. 23, 1-3 p.m. Since the pandemic, Zoom has become the go-to app for bringing people together for online meetings, conferences, instruction and other virtual public and private gatherings. All the steps required to register, schedule, invite, host and record Zoom meetings will be explored. Students will learn about gallery vs. speaker view, screen sharing, showing videos, setting up break-out rooms, conducting polls, blocking Zoom bombers and other features and functions. All of this will lead to using this resource with ease and professionalism.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424557286
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerGetting the Most Out of Your iPhone (Face to Face)— 2021-09-14 through  2021-09-14$49— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., Sept. 14, 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 209. Learn how to use your iPhone to its fullest potential. From identifying function buttons and settings, to using Safari to access the internet and everything in between, you will discover tips and techniques to get the most out of this powerful smartphone. Have your fully charged iPhone on hand so that you can practice at the same time. The instructor, Steve Stanton, has a special camera that will show you what everything looks like up close on an iPhone, but projected on a screen for readability. You are one 3-hour session away from being a much more confident iPhone user!

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424556372
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerZoom Made Easy (Livestream)— 2021-09-23 through  2021-09-23$39— LivestreamView Details

Thurs., Sept. 23, 1-3 p.m. Since the pandemic, Zoom has become the go-to app for bringing people together for online meetings, conferences, instruction and other virtual public and private gatherings. All the steps required to register, schedule, invite, host and record Zoom meetings will be explored. Students will learn about gallery vs. speaker view, screen sharing, showing videos, setting up break-out rooms, conducting polls, blocking Zoom bombers and other features and functions. All of this will lead to using this resource with ease and professionalism.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424557286
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerMore iPhone (Face to Face)— 2021-09-28 through  2021-09-28$49— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., Sept. 28, 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 207. Build on the skills you gained in the first iPhone course. Expand the functionality of your device as you learn its multi-tasking capabilities. Discover AirDrop, how to take screenshots, keyboard shortcuts, dictation, printing, photo editing and more. Learn how you can adjust Siri settings and get the most from your voice commands. It is helpful to have taken Getting the Most Out of Your iPhone, but not required. Have your fully charged iPhone handy during this class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424557365
Introduction to Quickbooks/Quickbooks Pro 2021 (desktop version) (Face to Face)— 2021-10-01 through  2021-11-05$299— Face to FaceView Details

6 Fri., Oct. 1-Nov. 5, 2-4 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 217. Learn how to set up your company on QuickBooks for your small business accounting. Learn to create invoices, receipts and statements; track your payables, inventory and receivables; create estimates; and generate reports. Bring your questions about QuickBooks. Prerequisite: working knowledge of Windows and basic keyboarding skills. Includes text. Course taught with QuickBooks 2021, but can be attended by those using versions 2020, 2019, 2018, and 2017 Pro or Premier. This course is required for the Business Development Certificate.

  • Seats available: Approximately 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424557614
Getting the Most Out of Your iPad (Face to Face)— 2021-10-05 through  2021-10-05$49— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., Oct. 5, 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 209. The Apple iPad brings lightweight mobile computing that extends beyond the convenience of a laptop. See how iPads and iPhones can interact and increase your access to work, entertainment, information and family. Discover what your iPad can do to replace your PC, how to access remote data, and download and use applications. Learn about connections like Bluetooth, WiFi and cellular networks, and how they improve your access to information, videos, music and the world. Have your fully charged iPad handy during this class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424812836
Computer and Internet Basics (Online)— 2021-10-26 through  2021-12-18$199— OnlineView Details

8 weeks, Oct. 26-Dec. 18, Access anytime. Computers are fun! Learn the essential skills required to use a computer, including accessing software and data through the desktop and maintaining files and folders. You will also spend time learning about the World Wide Web, email and search engines. This is a great first online course to help you become comfortable with learning on this platform. This course requires a Windows PC or a Mac with a Windows partition. NMC ID/Password required--available through NMC Help Desk 231-995-3020. Course may also be taken for academic credit as CIT 122A. Technology requirement: computer with internet access and the capacity for word processing and video chat (a telephone or smartphone can also be used for the Zoom meetings).

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424562999
Digital Essentials: Zoom - Google Drive - and More (Livestream) — 2021-11-01 through  2021-11-01$25— LivestreamView Details

Mon., Nov. 1, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Join Alison Thornton, NMC staff member and Google Certified Trainer to gain a foundational understanding of Zoom, Google Drive and more so you can start that new class, job, committee work, or personal project successfully. Learn Zoom norms and techniques like how to raise your hand, participate in a poll, join and leave breakout rooms, and other essential Zoom skills. With Google Drive, learn how to upload, download, save and organize your files and documents. If you are a prospective NMC student, you'll learn how to make these files easily accessible to Moodle, NMC's learning management system. This class is for anyone looking to up their skills and collaborate in this digital world!

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424563147
Getting the Most Out of Your iPhone (Face to Face)— 2021-11-02 through  2021-11-02$49— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., Nov. 2, 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 209. Learn how to use your iPhone to its fullest potential. From identifying function buttons and settings, to using Safari to access the internet and everything in between, you will discover tips and techniques to get the most out of this powerful smartphone. Have your fully charged iPhone on hand so that you can practice at the same time. The instructor, Steve Stanton, has a special camera that will show you what everything looks like up close on an iPhone, but projected on a screen for readability. You are one 3-hour session away from being a much more confident iPhone user!

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424563177
Digital Essentials: Google Docs (Livestream) — 2021-11-08 through  2021-11-08$25— LivestreamView Details

Mon., Nov. 8, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Why is everyone talking about Google Docs? And how is it different from the Microsoft Word to which I am accustomed? Google Docs is a word processing software that is easy to use and allows convenient access. Learn the great collaborative features of Google Docs with Alison Thornton, NMC staff member and Google Certified Trainer. Whether you are stepping back into the classroom, into a new job or committee, or just wanting to up your remote working skills, you'll get the basics along with great hacks for effective use of Google Docs. It is a great resource for preparing academic and vocational course work. This class is for anyone looking to up their skills and collaborate in this digital world!

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424563239
Digital Essentials: Google Slides (Livestream) — 2021-11-15 through  2021-11-15$25— LivestreamView Details

Mon., Nov. 15, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Google Slides, a free Google Workspace software platform, allows you to easily put together stellar presentations. Learn the basics along with the best tips and tricks with Alison Thornton, NMC staff member and Google Certified Trainer. Whether you are stepping back into the classroom, a new job or committee, or just wanting to up your remote working skills (or impress your family on your next Zoom meet!), get the knowledge you need to start creating your own fun and informational Google Slides. For anyone looking to up their skills and participate in this digital world!

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 424557781