Computer Training Workshops

Putting Technology into Practice.

Update your software skills with these short, hands-on workshops.

Adobe Software

Improve your Adobe skills with the following courses:

Adobe Acrobat
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Dreamweaver Fundamentals
Adobe Dreamweaver Next Steps

  

Adobe Acrobat  COT 602

If you've been responsible for creating documents using design software, you have probably needed to share those documents with others. In this course, you'll use Adobe Acrobat to convert documents to PDF and will customize those PDF documents for interactive online use as well as for commercial printing. 


Adobe InDesign  COT 603

Students will be exposed to introductory production exercises within InDesign. Students will learn the basic elements of desktop publishing including principles of layout design, pagination and document templates. 


Adobe Photoshop  COT 600

In this two-day course, learn to use several tools for selecting parts of images, as well as moving, duplicating, and resizing images. You will learn to use layers, and to apply layer effects and filters to create special effects, including lighting and texture effects. Participants will leave this workshop with a firm grasp of Photoshop concepts that are applicable to almost every facet of using the application, including Web design, preparing photographic images for printing and illustration. 

Adobe Dreamweaver Fundamentals (CS6)  COT 245 

Prerequisite: Familiarity with HTML coding.

Dreamweaver is a very powerful HTML Editor program that's designed to make Web Page Design easy. Learn the basics for how to create and design great looking, professional web pages in record time. Topics include exploring the Dreamweaver environment, defining and formatting a web page, adding design elements, and working with links.

Adobe Dreamweaver Next Steps  COT 246  

Prerequisite: Adobe Dreamweaver Fundamentals or equivalent.

This session builds upon the skills and knowledge presented in COT 245. Topics include working in code view, formatting with style sheets, creating an effective user-navigation system and more.

Workshop Prerequisites: 

Participants should be proficient in using a keyboard and a mouse, and should possess familiarity with a Windows operating system (e.g. folders, files, opening and saving documents, etc.).