Computer classes at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs and Carbondale
These are noncredit, continuing education courses (unless otherwise designated as a credit). Please register at least two business days in advance of the class you want to take. Register online through WebAdvisor or call us at 970-945-7486. For the full schedule of credit classes, please browse the online credit schedule.
Microsoft Office Classes
Social Media Classes
Adobe Software Classes
Intro to PC Applications (3 CR)
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:30-8:50pm, May 21-July 2 in Glenwood
Introduces computer concepts and components, as well as application suite software and the Internet. Includes descriptions of, and hands-on experiences with, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, operating environments, and other common PC application packages. Cost: 3 credits of tuition.
Introduction to the PC (1 CR)
Mondays & Wednesdays, 5:30-8:50pm, July 8-24 in Carbondale
Provides the beginning computer user with hands-on experience in the elementary use of the personal computer. This course introduces the basic features of and the terminology associated with personal computers, including topics such as database, spreadsheet, and word processing. Cost: one credit of tuition.
Mondays, 5:30-8pm, June 3-24 in Carbondale.
Just beginning to join the technology age? Never,or rarely, use a computer? Feeling left out when people talk about computers? Come learn the basics of PC operations in a safe, supportive environment.
Cost: $90 Refund: 5/31
iPads-There’s More to This
Thursday, 5:30-8:30pm, June 27 in Glenwood
Join the class for continued exploration of the iPad, iPhone, and iPad Touch! Learn tips and techniques to customize and maximize the use of your device. Introductory class not necessary to attend this one, but basic iPad or other device knowledge is advised. Bring your devices and questions to class. Alice Brouhard, RN and Trainer researches applications and devices and teaches others to use technology to support their independence and self-management. That support comes in the form of iPad, iPod Touch, smartphones and apps.
Cost: $40 Refund: 6/25
Microsoft Office Classes:
Microsoft Excel 2010 - Level 1 (1 CR)
Wednesdays, 5:30-9pm, June 12-July 10 in Glenwood
Introduces the student to concepts and applications of an electronic spreadsheet. Topics include creating a worksheet, developing a professional looking worksheet, and creating charts. Cost: one credit of tuition.
Microsoft Excel 2010 - Level 2 (1 CR)
Wednesdays, 5:30-9pm, July 17-August 7 in Glenwood
Continues the concepts and applications of an electronic spreadsheet learned in the introduction class. Topics include working with lists, integrating appropriate software with other Windows programs, and working with multiple worksheets and workbooks. Cost: one credit of tuition.
Introduction to Digital Video: Adobe® Premiere (1 CR)
Thursdays, 5:30-8:20pm, June 20-July 25 in Glenwood
Students learn how to use digital video editing software to create, edit, and save movies. Students create movies using digital video clips, digital photos and music. The basics of shooting good video, capturing video from a camera to a computer, creating movies for the web, and burning finished DVDs will be covered. Cost: one credit of tuition.
MS Office 2010 Basics
Learn the new MS Office Suite 2010-Improve your productivity! The basics of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint will be covered along with what’s new in the 2010 version.
75935 W 5:30-8p 5/15-6/5 GW
Cost: $90 Refund: 5/13
Social Media Classes
Beyond “Angry Birds” Facebook
Thursdays, 5:30-8:30pm, June 20 in Glenwood
Learn to use your iPad or iPhone to its full potential. This class will teach you how to use your device to meet your own unique needs. If you are unsure of even the questions to ask in how to maximize your use of an iPad, this class is for you! An emphasis will be on teaching the use of apps that promote independence and self-sufficiency, especially for those with disabilities and individuals wishing to ‘age’ in place. Bring your devices to class. Alice Brouhard, RN and Trainer researches applications and devices and teaches others to use technology to support their independence and self-management. That support comes in the form of iPad, iPod Touch, smartphones and apps.
Cost: $40 Refund: 6/18
Beginning QuickBooks I
Friday, 9am-4pm, May 24 (Glenwood)
Friday, 9am-4pm, June 7 (Carbondale)
For the Mac: Wednesday, 9am-3:50pm, July 31 (Glenwood)
Emphasizes entering, saving, finding and editing basic transactions. Introduces fundamental concepts and reports. Cost: $75.
Intermediate QuickBooks II
Friday, 9am-4pm, May 31 (Glenwood)
Friday, 9am-4pm, June 14 (Carbondale)
For the Mac: Wednesday, 9am-4pm, August 7 (Glenwood)
Covers manual checks, bank transfers, credit card transactions, reconciling bank and credit card accounts to third-party statements, and use of asset, liability and equity accounts to record transactions. Prerequisite: Quickbooks I or instructor consent. Cost: $75.
Advanced QuickBooks III
Friday, 9am-4pm, June 21 (Carbondale)
Topics include sales and payroll taxes, time keeping features, generating payroll tax returns, and using Quickbooks to caluclate taxes, record transactions, produce reports and pay tax liabilities. Prerequisite: Quickbooks II or instructor consent. Cost: $75.
Adobe Software Classes:
Adobe Photoshop CS6
Fridays, 1-4:50pm, May 17-31 in Carbondale
Learn the basic tools, palettes and general interface of Adobe Photoshop CS6. We will cover fixing photos, color correcting, photo resolution and sizing and how all the above affect the appearance of your photos. We will explore many special effects using brushes, layers, and masks. Please email the instructor with any Photoshop questions which will then be covered in class. (email@example.com)
Cost: $125 Refund: 5/15
Adobe InDesign CS6
Fridays, 1-4:50pm, July 12-26 in Carbondale
Learn the basic tools, palettes, and general interface of Adobe InDesign CS6. We’ll cover page layout and design while producing advertisements, flyers, and simple brochures. We’ll explore different methods of preparing your documents for printing or web attachments. Please email the instructor (firstname.lastname@example.org)with any InDesign questions which will then be covered in class.
Cost: $125 Refund: 7/10
Cisco Network Associate I (5 CR)
Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 6-8:50pm, May 21-July 31 in Glenwood
This class is a hybrid class which combines set days for face-to-face classroom instruction with online learning activities. Online components may include discussions, audio-video presentations, reading assignments, self-testing exercises, small group work, and simulations. The instructor will provide details about the class schedule, face-to-face meeting times, and other details to help you succeed. Students must have basic computer skills including the ability to navigate, use email, send attachments, and have DSL or high speed access to the internet. Cost: 5 credits of tuition
Saturday, 9am-3pm, May 11 or June 8 in Glenwood
1-day intensive CCNA review session which will ensure student success on the CCNA certification exam. Course includes in-depth test prep, hands-on labs, and a comprehensive review of the CCNA NetAcad curriculum. The class is geared towards students whom have already completed or who are enrolled in the CCNA program at CMC.
Thursdays, 5:30-9pm, June 6 & 13 in Glenwood
2-day intensive Net+ review session which will ensure student success on the CompTIA Net+ certification exam. Course includes in-depth test prep, hands-on labs, and a comprehensive review of the CompTIA Net+ curriculum. The class is geared towards students that have already completed or who are enrolled in the IT program at CMC.
Cost: $37.50 Refund: 6/4