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Beginning HTML— 2020-04-13 through  2020-04-27$139— Face to FaceView Details

3 Mon., April 13-27, 6-8:30 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 217. Join the exciting world of web publishing. You will learn the essential skills of Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), designing and adding titles, paragraphs, images, links, lists, tables, and more to new web pages, and using CSS to style and lay out your pages. Peek behind the scenes of websites published on the internet, seeing how designers perform their web magic. Your new skills will be an important foundation if you plan to learn one of the graphic web page design programs such as Adobe Dreamweaver. Basic Windows skills required. Includes text.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374221913
Cloud Computing: What the Heck Is It— 2020-04-08 through  2020-04-08$39— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., April 8, 5:30-7:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 204. Cloud storage, cloud streaming, cloud apps, cloud enabled and cloud backup are all commonplace in the computing world today. What do these terms mean and more importantly, how do you make them work for you? Explore apps and drives that make the cloud accessible and useful. This session will help you answer the following questions: Do I need it? How might it help me? Am I already using it? Do I want it? Is it safe?

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374221043
Cloud Computing: What the Heck Is It— 2020-04-30 through  2020-04-30$39— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., April 30, 10 a.m.-Noon, University Center Rm. 204. Cloud storage, cloud streaming, cloud apps, cloud enabled and cloud backup are all commonplace in the computing world today. What do these terms mean and more importantly, how do you make them work for you? Explore apps and drives that make the cloud accessible and useful. This session will help you answer the following questions: Do I need it? How might it help me? Am I already using it? Do I want it? Is it safe?

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374221060
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCut the Cord: TV/Media Access without Cable— 2020-01-14 through  2020-01-14$39— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., Jan. 14, 6-8 p.m., University Center Rm. 209. What is cord cutting? And why are so many younger people doing it? Are you tired of paying high cable and satellite TV prices? Learn how to cut the cord and still have lots of viewing options. Learn about online streaming and the devices and methods that make it work. Save hours of researching the multitude of choices out there, and get the info you need here instead. Join the revolution, cut the cord, and save money

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374221371
Cut the Cord: TV/Media Access without Cable— 2020-03-19 through  2020-03-19$39— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., March 19, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 209. What is cord cutting? And why are so many younger people doing it? Are you tired of paying high cable and satellite TV prices? Learn how to cut the cord and still have lots of viewing options. Learn about online streaming and the devices and methods that make it work. Save hours of researching the multitude of choices out there, and get the info you need here instead. Join the revolution, cut the cord, and save money.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374221410
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerDigital Imaging - Adobe Photoshop— 2020-01-13 through  2020-04-29$521— Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon. and Wed., Jan. 13-April 29, 1-3 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 204. Learn to use Adobe Photoshop, a photo manipulation tool, to create images for print and web. Learn how to use layers, effects, filters, masks and selection techniques for image editing. Incorporate type and vector objects into bitmap layouts. Explore color management, restore damaged images, automate tasks, and choose the proper color space for print and web applications. For this course, you will need your NMC ID and Password before the first class (available through NMC Helpdesk, 231-995-3020). Cost does not include text. May also be taken for academic credit.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 371232845
Getting the Most from Your Android Tablet or Phone— 2020-03-26 through  2020-03-26$49— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., March 26, 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 212. Android is the powerful system behind most mobile devices other than iPads and iPhones. Learn to use your Android device efficiently. You will discover setting options, identify function buttons, enter and share contacts, download programs, upload pictures, and navigate through programs and apps. Discover tips and techniques to get the most out of these powerful mobile devices. Bring your fully charged device to class for hands-on experience.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374219203
Getting the Most Out of Your iPad— 2020-01-27 through  2020-01-27$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., Jan. 27, 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. Bring your fully charged iPad to class for hands-on experience.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374220149
Getting the Most Out of Your iPhone— 2020-02-18 through  2020-02-18$49— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., Feb. 18, 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 207. Learn how to use your iPhone as your calendar, your address book, your computer, and even your personal assistant. 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 smart phone. Bring your fully charged iPhone to class for hands-on experience.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374219281
Getting the Most Out of Your iPhone— 2020-03-24 through  2020-03-24$49— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., March 24, 9 a.m.-noon, University Center Rm. 207. Learn how to use your iPhone as your calendar, your address book, your computer, and even your personal assistant. 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 smart phone. Bring your fully charged iPhone to class for hands-on experience.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374219675
Google Arts and Culture— 2020-03-18 through  2020-03-18$39— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., March 18, 6-8 p.m. University Center Rm. 205. Explore art and culture of the world through Google Arts and Culture (GAC). Visit museums all over the world up close from your computer. Enjoy works of art and culture for pleasure, reflection and more. GAC covers everything from art, history and culture through stories, online exhibits, and other features. Also learn to search international publications and translate them to English.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374220772
Google Drive: Getting It Straight— 2020-04-22 through  2020-04-22$39— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., April 22, 6-8 p.m. University Center Rm. 205. Google Drive is a powerful free tool that you can use to back up your files and share large files, photos and videos with family and friends, and more. Learn to use, share and organize files in Google Drive. You will get comfortable utilizing and differentiating between the cloud storage features of My Drive (files accessible only to you) and Shared Drive (files that you and those you invite may view and edit). Discover many ways to use Google Drive!

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374220834
InDesign for Beginners— 2020-02-03 through  2020-02-17$135— Face to FaceView Details

3 Mon., Feb. 3-17, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Fine Arts Rm. 120. Learn the fundamentals of the world's leading desktop publishing software -- Adobe InDesign. Import and work with text and graphics, create custom color swatches, generate facing pages and master pages in multi-page documents, and prepare and package documents for commercial printing. Whether you are a graphic designer, prepress professional, or a beginner, you will appreciate this intuitive page-layout application. A basic knowledge of computer applications is required. Includes text.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374222004
Introduction to Quickbooks/Quickbooks Pro 2018 (desktop version)— 2020-01-31 through  2020-02-21$199— Face to FaceView Details

4 Fri., Jan. 31-Feb. 21, 9 a.m.-Noon, 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.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374221573
Managing and Organizing Your Digital Photos— 2020-04-07 through  2020-04-07$49— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., April 7, 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 205. If you are shooting digital photos, you need to know how to store, retrieve and work with them on your computer. Learn how to keep your photos organized in the file management system on your computer or in cloud-based photo sharing systems. Review important file naming conventions. Gain understanding of procedures to transfer, move and share photos. This class focuses on personal computers using the windows operating system.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374222034
More iPhone— 2020-02-25 through  2020-02-25$49— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., Feb. 25, 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 air drop, how to take screen shots, keyboard short cuts, 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. Bring your fully charged iPhone.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374219794
Password Management 101— 2020-02-04 through  2020-02-04$39— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., Feb. 4, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 209. Tired of losing or forgetting your passwords? Frustrated when it is necessary to change passwords and come up with new ones? In this short, to the point workshop, you will get a system to create, record and save your passwords in one spot, safely and securely. Learn about the apps available to manage your passwords and keep your mind at ease and your information secure.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374218735
What is 5G? Innovation? Hype? Apocalypse? — 2020-03-11 through  2020-03-18$59— Face to FaceView Details

2 Weds., March 11 and 18, 2-5 p.m. University Center Rm. 209. 5G is the next generation of wireless communications. Verizon says, "It can change cities, industries and things we have not even thought of yet." Russia Today called 5G "a dangerous experiment on humanity." What is the threat? What wondrous opportunity awaits? By course end, participants will understand the hype and the risks 5G brings, and also be armed to examine the political implications this technology brings.

  • Seats available: Approximately 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374220576
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerDigital Imaging - Adobe Photoshop— 2020-01-13 through  2020-04-29$521— Face to FaceView Details

15 Mon. and Wed., Jan. 13-April 29, 1-3 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 204. Learn to use Adobe Photoshop, a photo manipulation tool, to create images for print and web. Learn how to use layers, effects, filters, masks and selection techniques for image editing. Incorporate type and vector objects into bitmap layouts. Explore color management, restore damaged images, automate tasks, and choose the proper color space for print and web applications. For this course, you will need your NMC ID and Password before the first class (available through NMC Helpdesk, 231-995-3020). Cost does not include text. May also be taken for academic credit.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 371232845
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCut the Cord: TV/Media Access without Cable— 2020-01-14 through  2020-01-14$39— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., Jan. 14, 6-8 p.m., University Center Rm. 209. What is cord cutting? And why are so many younger people doing it? Are you tired of paying high cable and satellite TV prices? Learn how to cut the cord and still have lots of viewing options. Learn about online streaming and the devices and methods that make it work. Save hours of researching the multitude of choices out there, and get the info you need here instead. Join the revolution, cut the cord, and save money

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374221371
Getting the Most Out of Your iPad— 2020-01-27 through  2020-01-27$49— Face to FaceView Details

Mon., Jan. 27, 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. Bring your fully charged iPad to class for hands-on experience.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374220149
Introduction to Quickbooks/Quickbooks Pro 2018 (desktop version)— 2020-01-31 through  2020-02-21$199— Face to FaceView Details

4 Fri., Jan. 31-Feb. 21, 9 a.m.-Noon, 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.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374221573
InDesign for Beginners— 2020-02-03 through  2020-02-17$135— Face to FaceView Details

3 Mon., Feb. 3-17, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Fine Arts Rm. 120. Learn the fundamentals of the world's leading desktop publishing software -- Adobe InDesign. Import and work with text and graphics, create custom color swatches, generate facing pages and master pages in multi-page documents, and prepare and package documents for commercial printing. Whether you are a graphic designer, prepress professional, or a beginner, you will appreciate this intuitive page-layout application. A basic knowledge of computer applications is required. Includes text.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374222004
Password Management 101— 2020-02-04 through  2020-02-04$39— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., Feb. 4, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 209. Tired of losing or forgetting your passwords? Frustrated when it is necessary to change passwords and come up with new ones? In this short, to the point workshop, you will get a system to create, record and save your passwords in one spot, safely and securely. Learn about the apps available to manage your passwords and keep your mind at ease and your information secure.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374218735
Getting the Most Out of Your iPhone— 2020-02-18 through  2020-02-18$49— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., Feb. 18, 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 207. Learn how to use your iPhone as your calendar, your address book, your computer, and even your personal assistant. 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 smart phone. Bring your fully charged iPhone to class for hands-on experience.

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374219281
More iPhone— 2020-02-25 through  2020-02-25$49— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., Feb. 25, 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 air drop, how to take screen shots, keyboard short cuts, 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. Bring your fully charged iPhone.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374219794
What is 5G? Innovation? Hype? Apocalypse? — 2020-03-11 through  2020-03-18$59— Face to FaceView Details

2 Weds., March 11 and 18, 2-5 p.m. University Center Rm. 209. 5G is the next generation of wireless communications. Verizon says, "It can change cities, industries and things we have not even thought of yet." Russia Today called 5G "a dangerous experiment on humanity." What is the threat? What wondrous opportunity awaits? By course end, participants will understand the hype and the risks 5G brings, and also be armed to examine the political implications this technology brings.

  • Seats available: Approximately 23. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374220576
Google Arts and Culture— 2020-03-18 through  2020-03-18$39— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., March 18, 6-8 p.m. University Center Rm. 205. Explore art and culture of the world through Google Arts and Culture (GAC). Visit museums all over the world up close from your computer. Enjoy works of art and culture for pleasure, reflection and more. GAC covers everything from art, history and culture through stories, online exhibits, and other features. Also learn to search international publications and translate them to English.

  • Seats available: Approximately 16. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374220772
Cut the Cord: TV/Media Access without Cable— 2020-03-19 through  2020-03-19$39— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., March 19, 1-3 p.m., University Center Rm. 209. What is cord cutting? And why are so many younger people doing it? Are you tired of paying high cable and satellite TV prices? Learn how to cut the cord and still have lots of viewing options. Learn about online streaming and the devices and methods that make it work. Save hours of researching the multitude of choices out there, and get the info you need here instead. Join the revolution, cut the cord, and save money.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374221410
Getting the Most Out of Your iPhone— 2020-03-24 through  2020-03-24$49— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., March 24, 9 a.m.-noon, University Center Rm. 207. Learn how to use your iPhone as your calendar, your address book, your computer, and even your personal assistant. 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 smart phone. Bring your fully charged iPhone to class for hands-on experience.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374219675
Getting the Most from Your Android Tablet or Phone— 2020-03-26 through  2020-03-26$49— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., March 26, 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 212. Android is the powerful system behind most mobile devices other than iPads and iPhones. Learn to use your Android device efficiently. You will discover setting options, identify function buttons, enter and share contacts, download programs, upload pictures, and navigate through programs and apps. Discover tips and techniques to get the most out of these powerful mobile devices. Bring your fully charged device to class for hands-on experience.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374219203
Managing and Organizing Your Digital Photos— 2020-04-07 through  2020-04-07$49— Face to FaceView Details

Tues., April 7, 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 205. If you are shooting digital photos, you need to know how to store, retrieve and work with them on your computer. Learn how to keep your photos organized in the file management system on your computer or in cloud-based photo sharing systems. Review important file naming conventions. Gain understanding of procedures to transfer, move and share photos. This class focuses on personal computers using the windows operating system.

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374222034
Cloud Computing: What the Heck Is It— 2020-04-08 through  2020-04-08$39— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., April 8, 5:30-7:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 204. Cloud storage, cloud streaming, cloud apps, cloud enabled and cloud backup are all commonplace in the computing world today. What do these terms mean and more importantly, how do you make them work for you? Explore apps and drives that make the cloud accessible and useful. This session will help you answer the following questions: Do I need it? How might it help me? Am I already using it? Do I want it? Is it safe?

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374221043
Beginning HTML— 2020-04-13 through  2020-04-27$139— Face to FaceView Details

3 Mon., April 13-27, 6-8:30 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 217. Join the exciting world of web publishing. You will learn the essential skills of Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), designing and adding titles, paragraphs, images, links, lists, tables, and more to new web pages, and using CSS to style and lay out your pages. Peek behind the scenes of websites published on the internet, seeing how designers perform their web magic. Your new skills will be an important foundation if you plan to learn one of the graphic web page design programs such as Adobe Dreamweaver. Basic Windows skills required. Includes text.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374221913
Google Drive: Getting It Straight— 2020-04-22 through  2020-04-22$39— Face to FaceView Details

Wed., April 22, 6-8 p.m. University Center Rm. 205. Google Drive is a powerful free tool that you can use to back up your files and share large files, photos and videos with family and friends, and more. Learn to use, share and organize files in Google Drive. You will get comfortable utilizing and differentiating between the cloud storage features of My Drive (files accessible only to you) and Shared Drive (files that you and those you invite may view and edit). Discover many ways to use Google Drive!

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374220834
Cloud Computing: What the Heck Is It— 2020-04-30 through  2020-04-30$39— Face to FaceView Details

Thurs., April 30, 10 a.m.-Noon, University Center Rm. 204. Cloud storage, cloud streaming, cloud apps, cloud enabled and cloud backup are all commonplace in the computing world today. What do these terms mean and more importantly, how do you make them work for you? Explore apps and drives that make the cloud accessible and useful. This session will help you answer the following questions: Do I need it? How might it help me? Am I already using it? Do I want it? Is it safe?

  • Seats available: Approximately 15. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 374221060
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