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Adobe InDesign CS5 (COAP 1942)

In this course you will utilize Adobe InDesign to create and deliver eyecatching printed documents such as posters, flyers, brochures, magazines and books. You will explore the basic tools and features of InDesign for creating professional page layout and design to fully engage readers.

This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more inforamtion call (306) 659-4101.

Prerequisites: Computer experience and familiarity with Windows


Fee: $515 (GST included), 27 hours/9 sessions
Additional costs: Manual (approximately $60)
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This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call 306-659-4101. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times of the course when there is a sufficient number of interested people.
Saskatoon

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Access Advanced (COAP 1705)

This course is for students who already have an understanding of the basic features of Microsoft Access. In this course, you will extend your knowledge into some of the more specialized and advanced capabilities of Access which add functionality to your database and will save you time. Topics include: structuring existing data, writing advanced queries, using macros to automate common tasks, and enhancing forms and reports. Hands-on exercises during class will allow you to practice these skills. You will receive a manual for your future reference.

Prerequisites: Access Introduction or equivalent experience using Access in the workplace


Fee: $385 (GST and manual included), 12 hours/2 sessions
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 04-119June 12, 2014 - June 13, 2014
Th&F, 9 am-4 pm
Room: 207.27
Access version 2007
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Regina

Access Introduction (COAP 1669)

This course is designed for students new to working with Microsoft Access. Learn to use Access to quickly track and report information with ease - even if you don’t have any database experience. This course will guide you through the process of designing, creating and using a simple database so that you can make more informed business decisions from recorded data. Topics include creating and modifying tables; data manipulation; sorting and filtering records as well as performing queries. Hands-on exercises during class will allow you to practice these skills. You will receive a manual for your future reference.

This class may be offered live on your personal computer if you have a webcam with a microphone, high speed internet and Microsoft Excel software. Call Rick Wagman at (306) 775-7450 for more information.

Prerequisites: Basic computer skills or Computer Basics class


Fee: $385 (GST and manual included), 12 hours/2 sessions
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 04-114May 27, 2014 - May 28, 2014
T&W, 9 am-4 pm
Room: 207.27
Access version 2007
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Regina

Adobe Acrobat Pro 10 - Levels 1 and 2 (COAP 1840)

this course, you will use Adobe Acrobat® to create and edit PDF documents. Topics include: setting up Acrobat document review cycles, building Acrobat interactive forms for use online, enhancing documents with multimedia (sound and/or video), and using Acrobat’s security and signature features.

Prerequisites: Basic experience with computers and common Microsoft applications such as Word.


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Adobe InDesign CS4 (COAP 1753)

In this course you will utilize Adobe InDesign to create and deliver eyecatching printed documents such as posters, flyers, brochures, magazines and books. You will explore the basic tools and features of InDesign for creating professional page layout and design to fully engage readers.

Test is available from instructor first night of class

Prerequisites: Computer experience and familiarity with Windows


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Adobe Photoshop CS4 - Intermediate (COAP 1712)

You will build on your basic Photoshop skills (which should include an understanding of all the basic tools and the concepts of working with layers and the canvas). Topics include the use of filters; converting modes for printing; multimedia and the Web; creating special effects; and the retouching and color correction of photographs.

Same text used in Introduction to Adobe Photoshop (COAP 1694) available the first night of class from the instructor

Prerequisites: Adobe Photoshop – Introduction or equivalent experience


Fee: $385 (GST included), 12 hours/4 sessions Additional costs: Text $45 (approximately)
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 03-920April 22, 2014 - May 1, 2014
T&Th, 7-10 pm
Room: 207.24
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Regina

Adobe Photoshop CS4 - Introduction (COAP 1694)

You will learn how to manipulate images and original artwork using a   digital imaging program. Photoshop combines a full range of selection tools, painting and editing tools, color correction tools and special effect capabilities to produce a final high quality image. Topics include: painting and editing; working with selections, paths, masks and channels; and manipulating selections and layers.

Same text used in Adobe Photoshop – Intermediate (COAP 1712) available the first night of class from the instructor

Prerequisites: Computer experience


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AgExpert Analyst, Level 1 (COAP 1739)

This 12 hour, hands-on course is designed to enable you to set up and use a complete set of farm books with the AgExpert Analyst software. You will develop a set of farm books, enter financial and inventory transactions, print reports for management purposes (cash/accrual) and print reports for regulatory reporting (government program participation).

Prerequisites: Basic computer and bookkeeping skills


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AgExpert Analyst, Level 2 (COAP 1740)

This 6 hour, hands-on course is designed to enable you to take advantage of enhanced features in AgExpert Analyst software. You will generate and analyze various reports and tools to support the farm management process, learn to ensure the integrity of data reported from the database to government programs, identify program features to use in your operation and establish a plan for further skills enhancement.

Prerequisites: AgExpert Analyst, Level 1, AgExpert Analyst-Level 1 or a good understanding of AgExpert software


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Blackberry Z10 (COAP 1846)

Become a pro with your BlackBerry® smartphone! In this hands-on course you will learn how to manage your Blackberry, understand how it works and how to access your information. Collaborate and communicate more effectively and learn tips and tricks to quickly complete tasks. Join us for a fun and interactive hands-on session.

Please bring your BlackBerry

Fee: $96 3 hours/one session
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 04-127June 12, 2014
Th, 6:30-9:30
Room: 207.27
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Regina

Building Websites with Joomla! (COAP 1847)

Joomla is a popular Open Source Content Management System (CMS) that will enable you to make professional, full-featured websites quickly and efficiently. Joomla requires no technical knowledge of coding and can be easily extended and customized using an incredible range of over 4000 available extensions (e.g. Flash-driven image and video galleries, shopping carts, forums, event calendars). In this course you will learn how to administer, customize and maintain a Joomla website, how to add and upload article pages and images; manage documents for download in your pages; how templates work and where to find them; how to create menus to working with extensions and templates.

Prerequisites: Not for beginner computer users, however, no previous web development skills are required. Strong windows file management skills are essential.


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Computer Basics in Saskatoon (COAP 1822)

This course begins with the absolute basics. Join us for a fun and informal look at what computers can do for you. Topics include: introduction to computer terminology, the major components of a computer, an overview of popular software packages on the market, how to work in Windows and managing files, basic internet and email skills, as well as you will explore issues with regards to health, safety, security and the environment as they relate to your computer. Each session will include an opportunity for ‘hands-on’ learning experience.

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Computers for Beginners (COAP 1414)

Are you ready to take the plunge into the world of computers? This course is designed to familiarize the beginning computer user with basic knowledge of the operation of a computer system. Computer terminology will be covered and the Microsoft Office Package will be used to explore the use of a word processor and a spreadsheet. You will learn many practical uses for your computer. Students interested in this class should have very little or no previous computer experience.

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Create Websites with WordPress (COAP 1851)

Do you want to build a website but don’t know where to start? No website or programming experience necessary, if you know how to use Word you can create a website. You will learn how to use the WordPress dashboard, add themes and plugins, create your first post and first page, add widgets and sidebars and make your website Social Media friendly. Hands-on exercise during the course will help you practice skills as you learn them.

Prerequisites: Strong windows file management skills essential


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Digital Image Editing - Intermediate (PHOT 1404)

Using Adobe Photoshop software, this class will build on the knowledge you developed in the “Introductory” course. You will learn how to use multiple image layers, layer effects/masks, add text and special effects, duo and tri-toning, lighting effects and batch processing.

Prerequisites: Digital Image Editing - Intermediate


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Digital Image Editing - Introduction (PHOT 1403)

Using Adobe Photoshop software, you will build a working knowledge of “navigating” the Photoshop workspace, basic document manipulation, a basic understanding of graphic file types, color modes, color selection, painting tools, and basic selection techniques. You will also learn the use of vector paths, retouching tools, and basic image enhancements.

Prerequisites: Basic skills in computer operation and file management.


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Digital Photography - Intermediate (PHOT 1402)

Want to get the best quality possible out of your digital camera and the files it records? Interested in learning more about what goes on under the hood of your camera? Not afraid of math or computers? If you haven’t been scared off yet, then sign up now! Explore the strange wonders of the histogram, seek out the best sharpening methods and when to use them, learn how big you really can print and more! All this, in a conveniently wrapped two evening package.

Prerequisites: Working knowledge of a camera and computer, a digital reflex (DLSR) camera


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Digital Photography - Introduction (PHOT 1401)

Want to delve deeper into the art of photography than just pointing and shooting? Want to know what both your camera and your vision are capable of? Then this is the class for you. In it, you will learn how to control the many settings on your camera and how to frame the scene creatively in order to match your artistic vision. Topics discussed will include: exposure settings, (aperture, shutter speed, ISO), lens selection (wide angle, normal, telephoto), creative vision (rule of thirds, leading lines, etc), and much more.

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Excel Advanced (COAP 1656)

Increase your productivity and apply advanced analysis techniques to more complex data sets by using more of the built in features of Microsoft Excel. Topics include: using functions; pivot and input tables; sorting and filtering numeric data, advanced charts and macros. Hands-on exercises during class will allow you to practice these skills. You will receive a manual for your future reference.

This class may be offered live on your personal computer if you have a webcam with a microphone, high speed internet and Microsoft Excel software. Call Rick Wagman at (306) 775-7450 for more information.

Prerequisites: Excel Introduction or equivalent experience using Excel in the workplace


Fee: $385 (GST and manual included)
12 hours/2 sessions
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 04-89June 4, 2014 - June 5, 2014
W&Th, 9 am-4 pm
Room: 240B
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Saskatoon
CRN: 04-118June 10, 2014 - June 11, 2014
T&W, 9 am-4 pm
Room: Room 207.24
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Regina

Excel Introduction (COAP 1405)

In a hands-on environment, you will learn about Excel’s amazing tools, spreadsheets and workbooks. In this class participants will create and format worksheets, workbooks and charts. You will learn how to enter and edit text, values, formulas, and navigate between worksheets and workbooks. You will also explore various options for printing and this program’s graphing capabilities.

Prerequisites: Keyboarding skills an asset. Windows introduction or experience with Windows


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Excel Introduction (COAP 1632)

Microsoft Excel is a powerful tool for creating spreadsheets that allows you to analyze and share information more effectively. This course is intended for people new to Excel. In this class you gain the skills and knowledge needed to create and use worksheets and charts. Topics include: entering, copying and manipulating data; creating and editing simple formulas; using common functions; formatting worksheets; and printing data. Hands-on exercises during class will allow you to practice these skills. You will receive a manual for your future reference.

This class may be offered live on your personal computer if you have a webcam with a microphone, high speed internet and Microsoft Excel software. Call Rick Wagman at (306) 775-7450 for more information.

Prerequisites: Basic computer skills or Computer Basics class


Fee: $385 (GST and manual included)
12 hours
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 04-111May 13, 2014 - May 14, 2014
T&W, 9 am-4 pm
Room: 207.24
Excel 2010
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Regina
CRN: 04-88June 2, 2014 - June 3, 2014
M&T, 9 am-4 pm
Room: 240B
Excel 2010
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Saskatoon

How to Blog and Podcast (COAP 1956)

A weblog, or simply “blog”, is a Web site or Web page that is used as an online journal, commentary, news or information source, or opinion. Blogs are often written and maintained by a single person, though some blogs for a company or large organization are written and maintained by several people. Podcasts are usually relatively short (<10 minutes), audio or video clips about a specific topic. They can be as varied as the magazine rack of your local bookstore. This interactive session will walk you through the Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How of blogs and podcasts.

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Internet Introduction (COAP 1948)

This course provides students with an introduction to the concept of the Internet and the opportunity to gain a broad understanding of how the World Wide Web works. You will gain the skills and knowledge required to become proficient at using the Internet Explorer browser, learning how to search for, find and access information on the Web using a variety of different software tools. Hands-on exercises during class will allow you to practice these skills. You will receive a manual for your future reference.

Prerequisites: Prior knowledge of object oriented programming languages (Java is recommended) and some familiarity with the computer science discipline.


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Introduction to Dreamweaver CS5 (COAP 1923))

This course will provide an introduction to Dreamweaver without having to delve into code including: Understanding and customizing the DW working environment, creating sites and documents, linking and navigation, site management, typography, images, tables, using layers, using frames, creating forms. Advanced topics will include CSS (cascading style sheets), rollovers and behaviours. Add interactive elements to sites, such as Flash video and animation.

Prerequisites: HTML would be helpful, familiarity with Windows


Fee: $504 (GST included), 27 hours
Additional costs: Text(s) (approximately $60)
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: TBA
This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call 306-659-4101. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times of the course when there is a sufficient number of interested people.
Saskatoon

Introduction to Flash CS5 (COAP 1922)

This introductory course will provide an introduction to Flash. You will learn how to work with graphics, create and edit symbols, modify text, add interactivity with ActionScript 3.0, and incorporate animation and sound into your projects. Through hands-on learning you will create and manipulate a wide variety of objects ranging from simple graphics designs to complex animation sequences.

Prerequisites: HTML would be helpful, familiarity with Windows


Fee: $504 (GST included), 27 hours
Additional costs: Text(s) (approximately $60)
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: TBA
This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call 306-659-4101. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times of the course when there is a sufficient number of interested people.
Saskatoon

Introduction to Linux (COAP 1882)

Your studies will provide a basic introduction to working with the Linux operating system. Topics covered include basic system administration, working with shells, shell scripting, working with the file system, and system’s installation and configuration.

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This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call (306) 659-4101. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times of the course when the interest list has a sufficient number of people.
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Introduction to Programming Using Java (COAP 1878)

This course introduces you to general programming concepts using Java as a tool for learning, and it can serve as the foundation course for a complete path in computer programming skills. Topics covered include basic programming constructs, variables and expressions, data types, reading data input, branching, looping and arrays. It introduces the principles of object-oriented programming and algorithm design. Hands-on exercises during class will allow you to practice these skills. You will receive a manual for future reference. In addition, students are expected to work on assignments outside class hours.

This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call (306) 659-4101.

Prerequisites: Basic typing skills are mandatory and students should be comfortable in the use of the Windows. No prior programming experience, either in a structural programming language or an objectoriented language, is required. Students with prior experience with another language such as C will find the course beneficial to understand the differences between C and Java, and also to switch to the objectoriented style of programming.


Fee: $750 (GST included), 36 hours/12 sessions
Additional costs: Text(s) (approximately $165)
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: TBA
This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call 306-659-4101. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times of the course when there is a sufficient number of interested people.
CRN: TBA
Room: TBA
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Saskatoon

iPad 101 (COAP 1845)

Get the most out of your new iPad. You’ll be amazed at the different apps that are available and how they can enrich your life. Your iPad has the capacity to be your virtual jukebox, robust entertainment centre, portable library, navigation assistant, weatherman, and so much more. Join us for a fun and interactive hands-on session to increase your productivity at work and home using your iPad.

Please bring your iPad

Fee: $85 (GST included) (Prince Albert, Saskatoon), $96 (GST included) (Regina), 3 hours/one session
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 03-928April 28, 2014
M, 6:30-9:30 pm
Room: 207.24
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Regina

iPad Advanced (COAP 1952)

Go beyond the basics to the next level with your iPad in this informal hands-on workshop. Learn valuable tips and tricks to discover capabilities you may not have even known the iPad has. Learn about multitasking, push notifications, copy/paste, how to pair Bluetooth devices, and more! Dive deeper into the functionality of the iPad and the best apps to use for various tasks!

Please bring your iPad to class



Fee: $96 (GST and materials included), 3 hours/1 session
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 04-113May 15, 2014
Th, 6:30-9:30
Room: 207.24
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Regina

iPhone (TECH 1600)

Learn how to use your iPhone as expertly as your kids. The iPhone’s slim design has a large, easy-to-read display area which allows you to see more of every web page, more of your inbox, more events on your calendar and more apps on your Home screen. Its ultrafast wireless technology doesn’t sacrifice battery life and has faster CPU performance and graphics.

Please bring your iPhone

Fee: $96 , 3 hours/1 session
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 03-927April 30, 2014
W, 6:30-9:30 pm
Non credit
Regina

Java Application Development for BlackBerry - Advanced (COAP 1945)

This course is designed as an advanced course in Java application development for mobile devices such as the BlackBerry smartphone. In this course, you will be exposed to concepts and topics such as advance user interface design considerations, developing multimedia applications and best practices for designing and deploying secure applications.

No class Mar 1

Prerequisites: Prior knowledge of object oriented programming languages (Java is recommended) and some familiarity with the computer science discipline. Completion of some of the COAP 1946 Introduction to Mobile Application Development for the BlackBerry Smartphone and/or COAP 1944 Java Application Development for the BlackBerry Smartphone course is recommended


Fee: $734 (GST and manual included), 36 hours/12 sessions
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: TBA
This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call 306-659-4101. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times of the course when there is a sufficient number of interested people.
Saskatoon

Java Application Development for Blackberry - Introduction (COAP 1944)

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to developing web applications for web browsers on mobile devices such as the BlackBerry smartphone. During this course, you will be exposed to concepts such as web development tools for mobile application development, widgets and optimizing web content for mobile device browsers.

Prerequisites: Prior knowledge of object oriented programming languages (Java is recommended) and some familiarity with the computer science discipline. Completion of some of the COAP 1946 Introduction to Mobile Application Development for the BlackBerry Smartphone course is recommended


Fee: $734 (GST and manual included), 36 hours/12 sessions
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: TBA
This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call 306-659-4101. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times of the course when there is a sufficient number of interested people.
Saskatoon

Keyboarding - Introductory (TYPG 1600)

Learn the lifelong skill of “touch keyboarding” (not looking at the keys) to increase your efficiency when entering alphabetic text. This course is ideal for beginners or people with rusty keyboarding skills. By the end of the course, you may achieve a touch keyboarding rate of 20–25 words per minute based on three or five minute timings and upon the amount of time that you practice.

Textbook will be loaned to student and must be returned at the end of course

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Keyboarding and Speed Building - Advanced (TYPG 1601)

You will review the skill of “touch keyboarding” while increasing your speed and improving your accuracy. You may achieve a touch keyboarding rate of 25 – 50 words per minute depending upon your previous skill level and the amount of time that you practice. At the end of the course, you will receive a certificate stating your keyboarding speed in words per minute.

Textbook will be loaned to student and must be returned at the end of course

Prerequisites: Keyboarding - Introductory, or ability to “touch keyboard”


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Macintosh - Introduction (COAP 1442)

This class will introduce students to the Macintosh computer and Mac OS X. The Mac OS X or Leopard is one of the most powerful and stable operating systems ever developed. It is extremely easy to use and has many features which improve productivity. The student will learn file management and basic Mac Maintenance. Some of the many features available to the user are icon management in the Dock, folder creation and customization, desktop arrangement, Desktop Utilities, View Options for open folder windows and System Preferences. The maintenance routines include the use of Disc Utility and Keyboard procedures which will keep the Macintosh performing at optimal levels.

Prerequisites: Basic computer operation


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Microsoft Office 2010 Boot Camp (COAP 1870)

In this 5-day comprehensive course you will be introduced to the fundamentals, and obtain hands-on skills with, the popular group of programs in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, Access and PowerPoint. This course is intended for participants who would like to jumpstart their Microsoft Office productivity skills. Upon completion you will be able to immediately apply your new knowledge in your career environment. This course is not recommended for the novice computer user and we suggest you have basic experience with at least one Microsoft Office program.

Prerequisites: Familiarity using computers is required, including basic knowledge of Windows; keyboarding an asset


Fee: $799 (GST and manual included), 30 hours/5 sessions
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 04-87May 12, 2014 - May 16, 2014
M-F, 9 am-4 pm
Room: 240B
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Saskatoon

Microsoft Visio 2010 (COAP 1850)

Microsoft Visio allows you to easily create a broad range of business and technical diagrams applicable to any organization. In this course, you learn to use the built-in Visio templates and stencils to create sophisticated diagrams. You also learn how to create and work with stencils and drawing pages; utilize drawing tools; utilize the text editing and formatting tools; use shape connectors; add backgrounds to drawings; and much more! Hands-on exercises during this course will help you to practice features as you learn them. A course manual will be provided.

Prerequisites: Familiarity using computers is required, including basic knowledge of Windows


Fee: $385 (GST included), 12 hours
  Additional costs: Manual (approx $40)
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: TBA
This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call 306-659-4101. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times of the course when there is a sufficient number of interested people.
CRN: TBA
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Saskatoon

Microsoft Word - Introduction (COAP 1411)

Microsoft Word is the word processing choice of most companies. It is the leading word processing package in the Windows environment. You will learn about the various keyboard functions, and explore the many tools for creating impressive documents. With practical hands on learning, this class will get you up and running in the basics of this widely used program.

Prerequisites: Keyboard familiarity an asset. Windows introduction or experience with Windows


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Mobile Application Development for Blackberry - Introduction (COAP 1946)

This course is designed as an introductory course for developing applications for mobile devices. You will be introduced to the key concepts in designing and deploying a mobile application such as device constraints (limited power, memory) and accessibility issues (user interface design). Topics include: features and functionality (GPS and Wi-Fi®); methods for application development for mobile devices; introduction to push technology; data structures and memory management; user Interface (UI) design ; scalable Vector Graphics (SVG); security considerations.

Prerequisites: Prior knowledge of object oriented programming languages (Java is recommended) and some familiarity with the computer science discipline


Fee: $734 (GST and manual included)
36 hours/12 sessions
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: TBA
This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call 306-659-4101. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times of the course when there is a sufficient number of interested people.
Saskatoon

MS Office for Macintosh - Introduction (COAP 1460)

This class will introduce students already familiar with the Macintosh and Mac OS X, to Microsoft Office 2008. The primary applications are Word 12, Excel 12 and PowerPoint 12. The Office 2008 suite contains many other auxiliary programs such as Microsoft Project Gallery which come into play while using the primary applications. The word section will include the creation, formatting, saving and printing of documents. The Excel section will include the creation of spreadsheet workbooks which includes formatting, data entry, formula building, chart making and printing of the material. The PowerPoint section includes the production, editing, saving, viewing and printing of PowerPoint slideshows. Multimedia items are used extensively while creating PowerPoint shows.

Prerequisites: Basic computer operation


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Outlook 2010 (COMP 1604)

In this course, students will use Microsoft Outlook to manage email, calendar entries, tasks and contacts. You will also gain an understanding of email terminology and concepts such as spam, viruses, phishing and distribution lists. Hands-on exercises during class will allow you to practice these skills. You will receive a manual for your future reference.

Fee: $193 (GST and manual included), 6 hours/1 session (Wascana), 6 hours (Kelsey)
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PC Basics in Regina (COAP 1717)

This course will introduce you to basic computer concepts such as hardware and software, the Internet, sharing and storing photos and web email. You will learn how to download files and have fun playing computer games. We recommend that when you finish this course that you consider registering for Windows to learn more of your computer’s features. You will recieve a manual for your future reference.

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PowerPoint (COAP 1671)

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of PowerPoint. It will benefit anyone wishing to create dynamic presentations which will help you to communicate information and sell ideas. Topics include: creating and running a slide show presentation; working with text and content; incorporating illustrations and shapes; adding transitions and animation effects; custom layouts and slide masters; using charts; printing slides, handouts, notes and outlines. Handson exercises during class will allow you to practice these skills. You will receive a manual for your future reference.

Prerequisites: Basic computer skills or Computer Basics class


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PowerPoint - Introduction (COAP 1446)

Join us in this introduction to this amazing presentation software package You will discover how easy it can be to create an impressive slide show and presentation material. This class will explore basic tools in a hands on environment, so you can go home and put it straight to use.

Prerequisites: Windows introduction or experience with Windows


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Programming in an Android Environment (COAP 1949)

This course will provide the basic concepts for developing a mobile application in an Android environment. The course will include discussions of the Eclipse environment along with an Android emulator to make development of a mobile application an easy task. The basic building blocks of an Android enabled application will be discussed including activities and intents. This course will work through developing applications that accept user input, use images and sound, and download and upload data from a network. How to test and publish Android applications will also be discussed.

Prerequisites: A good understanding of the Java programming language, particularly object oriented concepts, is required. A good understanding of C++ including object oriented concepts would be an acceptable substitution for the Java background.


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Programming in an Android Environment - Advanced (COAP Interest List)

This course will cover advanced concepts used in developing a mobile application in an Android environment. The course will include use of Adapters in Android for supporting Model View Controller pattern, responding to and creating system wide broadcasts, create/use content providers and exploring different system services.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of COAP 1949 Programming in an Android Environment or a basic understanding of how to develop an Android application. Knowledge with the Eclipse Android environment and Android virtual device is assumed.


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Programming In C - Introduction (COAP 1859)

You will learn the basic concepts of writing a program using the programming language C with a special emphasis on the modular approach to programming. This course is for students who are entry-level programmers interested in developing applications using C. This is for the serious programming student and basis for continued education in C, C++ or Java programming.

This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call (306) 659-4101.

Prerequisites: Participants should be familiar with general programming concepts. Experience with scripting languages such as Visual Basic or Unix Shell scripting would be helpful.


Fee: $750 (GST included), 36 hours
Additional costs: Text (approximately $165)
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This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call 306-659-4101. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times of the course when there is a sufficient number of interested people.
Saskatoon
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Saskatoon

Programming in C++ (COAP 1862)

You will use object-oriented programming principles to write programs in C++. You will migrate from C to C++, explore the object-orientated programming concepts, create classes and instances and implement inheritance and data abstraction within your classes. You will also create templates, and use C++ libraries and handle various exceptions. This course is for students who are entry-level programmer interested in developing applications using C++. Job changers, or persons with an academic background in a field other than computer science or programming, who wish to embark on a course of study that will prepare them for employment as professional software developers. It is also intended for programmers who are interested in extending their skills in C, C++ and Java.

This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call (306) 659-4101.

Prerequisites: Programming in C-Introduction (COAP 1859) or a foundation in C programming with an understanding of object-oriented concepts such as classes and inheritance


Fee: $750 (GST included), 36 hours/12 sessions
Additional costs: Text (approximately $165)
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This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call 306-659-4101. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times of the course when there is a sufficient number of interested people.
Saskatoon
CRN: TBA
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Saskatoon

Programming in Visual C#.NET (COAP 1912)

This course will provide you with skills and knowledge of .NET programming, using the C# programming language and the Visual C#.NET integrated development environment inside Visual Studio.NET. Your studies will include such topics as: building and running simple C#- based programs, defining and using classes and methods in C#, programming GUI Windows applications with forms and controls, writing statements that control program flow, identifying and using reference and value types in C#, programming with built-in and user-defined exceptions, defining and using arrays and collections, exposing and accessing properties and indexers., building and deploying local and shared assemblies, and writing code that interoperates with legacy Windows code.

This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call (306) 659-4101.

Prerequisites: Experience programming in at least one other objectoriented or object-based programming language


Fee: $750 (GST included), 36 hours/12 sessions
Additional costs: Text (approximately $265)
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This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call 306-659-4101. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times of the course when there is a sufficient number of interested people.
Saskatoon
CRN: TBA
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Saskatoon

Project Advanced (COAP 1747)

Advanced Project is for those who already have a good understanding of the basic features of Microsoft Project and want to find out more about this powerful business tool. In this course, you will build on your knowledge by learning about the specialized capabilities which will add to the functionality of your project. Topics include: cost control; work breakdown schedule, sub projects; resource allocation including shared resources; the complete range of alternative visual view of reports; and a demonstration of future considerations for Project – SharePoint, Visio and Project Server. You will learn to work from the back end to front end with a comprehensive project case to determine project dates and build a cumulative in-class project.

Prerequisites: Project Essentials or a good understanding of Microsoft Project


Fee: $385 (GST and manual included), 12 hours/2 sessions
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 04-1259June 12, 2014 - June 13, 2014
Th&F, 9 am-4 pm
Room: 207.24
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Regina

Project Essentials (COAP 1947)

This course provides practical guidance on how to plan and schedule projects using MS Project. On completion of the course students will have acquired the skills needed to create a new project; analyze and adjust schedules with date, dependency and resource constraints; customize and print Gantt Chart views and reports; and record and review task progress against the baseline. Readers will also acquire the necessary skills to customize and print high quality charts and reports for effective communication of project plans. Hands-on exercises during class will allow you to practice these skills. You will receive a manual for your future reference.

Prerequisites: A general understanding of Windows is beneficial


Fee: $385 (GST and manual included)
12 hours/2 sessions
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 04-115May 8, 2014 - May 9, 2014
Th&F, 9 am-4 pm
Room: 207.24
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Regina

Publisher Essentials (COAP 1743)

Microsoft Publisher is an easy-to-use, flexible program for creating newsletters, brochures, business cards, postcards and flyers for print, email, and the Web. You will look at how to create a publication from scratch or use one of the hundreds of business and personal designs available in Publisher.

This class may be offered live on your personal computer if you have a webcam with a microphone, high speed internet and Microsoft Publisher software. Call Rick Wagman at (306) 775-7450

Prerequisites: Good working knowledge of Windows and word processing


Fee: $193 (GST and manual included), 6 hours
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 03-931April 29, 2014
T, 9 am- 4 pm
Room: 207.24
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Regina

QuickBooks (COAP 1700)

Learn to use QuickBooks to manage your accounting transactions. Create a set of company books including customers, vendors, payroll, inventory and sales records. Learn to enter, modify and delete transactions. Find out how to use the software to prepare a bank statement reconciliation, income statements, balance sheets as well as reports on sales, accounts receivable and accounts payable and backup your records. A working knowledge of accounting principles will enhance your learning experience. Practical exercises during class will provide an opportunity for you to use these features. You will receive a manual that you can use for future reference, which includes a free student download of the software.

This class may be offered live on your personal computer if you have a webcam with a microphone, high speed internet and QuickBooks for Windows software. Call Rick Wagman at (306) 775-7450 for more information.

Prerequisites: Some accounting knowledge and computer experience


Fee: $385 (GST and manual included)
12 hours/2 sessions or 12 hours/4 sessions
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 04-120June 17, 2014 - June 18, 2014
T&W, 9 am-4 pm
Room: 207.27
Register online, by mail or in Regina
Regina

Quickbooks Premier with Payroll 2012 (COAP 1835)

Whether your business is just getting started or established and expanding, QuickBooks can help you get organized, save time and simplify what you do every day. Built-in accounting functions organize and calculate your finances for you, so you don’t have to program the formulas yourself. Information you enter gets carried through to all the right places automatically, saving you from re-entering data in several spreadsheets. Organize your finances all in one place – have sales and expenses, customer and vendor profiles all at your fingertips. Get a snapshot of the money coming in and going out of your business, and drill down to the details in a few clicks. You will learn everything from writing cheques, creating bills and reports, to the basics of business accounting, including managing accounts payables/receivables, invoicing, and payroll. You will receive a manual for your future reference.

Prerequisites: Computer experience


Fee: $470 (GST included), 18 hours/1 week
Additional costs: Manual $35
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 04-1437May 6, 2014 - May 8, 2014
Tu, W, Th, 9 am-4 pm
Room: 240B
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Saskatoon

Sage 50 (formerly Simply Accounting for Windows) (COAP 1636)

Learn how to set up computerized accounting records using the latest version of Sage 50. Topics include general ledger transactions, preparing invoices and receiving payments, writing cheques, tracking GST and PST, creating reports, managing inventory, payroll and much more. A working knowledge of accounting principles will enhance your learning experience. Practical exercises during class will provide an opportunity for you to use these features. You will receive a manual that you can use for future reference which includes a student version of the software for download.

This class may be offered live on your personal computer if you have a webcam with a microphone, high speed internet and Sage 50 software. Call Rick Wagman at (306) 775-7450 for more information.

Prerequisites: Some accounting knowledge and computer experience


Fee: $385 (GST and manual included)
12 hours/2 sessions or 12 hours/4 sessions
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 04-116May 28, 2014 - May 29, 2014
W&Th, 9 am-4 pm
Room: Room 207.27
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Regina

Sage 50 Simply Accounting 2013 Level 1 and Level 2 (COAP 1836)

This course starts with the fundamentals and provides you with the knowledge and experience of setting up a company's books and using the Receivables and Payables modules in Simply Accounting by Sage. You will also learn bookkeeping processes for a service business, customize a company’s chart of accounts, prepare sales taxes, sales invoices, customer payments, bills and expenses and produce multiple financial and other reports. In the second half of the course you will expand your knowledge by customizing various forms to save a business money, use inventory and completing month-end tasks of reporting sales taxes and account reconciliation and more. Hands-on exercises during class will allow you to practice these skills. You will receive a manual for future reference.

Prerequisites: Understanding of Windows and basic bookkeeping/accounting knowledge


Fee: $620 (GST included), 24 hours/1 week
Additional cost: $60 manual
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 04-100May 20, 2014 - May 23, 2014
T-F, 9 am-4 pm
Room: 240B
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Saskatoon

SharePoint Server 2010 (COAP 1861)

Find yourself assigned to the role of SharePoint member and site owner? Lots of questions? Well here’s the answer to all your questions. Our Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2010 training will show you the basics of how SharePoint can be used as an effective way to collaborate with your organization. Hands-on exercises during the course will help you practice skills as you learn them.

Prerequisites: Knowledge of Microsoft Office and experience accessing information via a web browser.


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Simply Accounting - Introduction (COAP 1402)

Are you ready to take you bookkeeping skills to a new level? More than 400,000 Canadian businesses now use this software package to manage their financial daily accounting. Students will learn how to use the computerized general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable and inventory modules to perform daily and monthly accounting procedures.

Prerequisites: Windows introduction or experience with Windows, understanding of basic bookkeeping principles and terminology, good file management skills


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Social Media 101 (COAP 1863)

Want to find out what the buzz is about? Join us for a fun and interactive introduction to basic social media principles and technologies including Facebook, RSS readers, iTunesU and podcasts, Flickr and an introduction to blogging. Participants should have at least basic knowledge of using computers and comfort with using the Internet.

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Social Media for Business (COAP 1839)

Learn the role of social networks in business. You cannot afford to close your eyes to the likes of Facebook and LinkedIn, video sites like YouTube, mini blog engines like Twitter – they’ve all emerged in the last three years, and all are nourished by and explosion of users. Learn how you can connect with others in your field for professional development, connect and communicate with your current and potential customers/clients. Participants should have at least basic knowledge of using computers and comfort with using the Internet.

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Social Networking and Internet Communication Tools (COAP 1459)

What is Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or email? These free internet communication websites have become the most popular medium for people to share their lives through pictures, blogs and videos. You will learn the basic skills needed to connect with friends and family through Facebook, e-mail and YouTube. Learn how to safely keep in touch with the outside world and have fun doing it!

Prerequisites: Basic computer operation


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Using Adobe Illustrator CS5 (COAP 1830)

This Adobe Illustrator course will have you designing in new and amazing ways and is ideal for beginning users who want to learn the key features of Adobe’s powerful vector drawing software. Using hands-on practice, you will establish a firm foundation in illustrator by mastering the primary tools and techniques necessary to create complex and attractive illustrations and artwork that could be used in printed materials or for distribution on the web.

Prerequisites: MacIntosh or Windows experience


Fee: $515 (GST included), 27 hours/9 sessions
  Additional costs: Manual (approximately $65)
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: TBA
This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call 306-659-4101. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times of the course when there is a sufficient number of interested people.
Saskatoon
CRN: TBA
Room: TBA
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Saskatoon

Using Adobe Photoshop CS5 (COAP 1810)

This Adobe Photoshop course will have you manipulating and editing images and is ideal for beginning users who want to learn the key Photoshop concepts and techniques. Using hands-on practice, you will establish a firm foundation in Photoshop by mastering the tools and features available to maximize your creative potential. Enhance your ability to create image effects, to retouch images, to work with video files, and to automate repetitive tasks.

Prerequisites: MacIntosh or Windows experience


Fee: $515 (GST included), 27 hours/9 sessions
  Additional costs: Manual (approximately $65)
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: TBA
This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call 306-659-4101. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times of the course when there is a sufficient number of interested people.
Saskatoon
CRN: TBA
Room: TBA
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Saskatoon

Visual Basic for Applications in Excel (COAP 1953)

This course helps you create automated spreadsheets for all those repetitive tasks. We take you through Visual Basic for Applications in Excel, all the way from recording Excel VBA macros through to designing your own user forms. On the way you will learn what variables are, how to write object-oriented programs, how to create loops and much more besides. Microsoft Excel VBA macros are fun – let us show you why! Hands-on exercises during class will allow you to practice these skills. You will receive a manual for future reference.

Prerequisites: Sound Excel skills and understand key concepts of spreadsheets or equivalent to our advanced course level


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Visual Basic for Applications in Word (COAP 1954)

Are you ready to take your Word Documents to the next level? This course takes you through the basics of Visual Basic for Word, covering the automation of documentation for repetitive tasks and the production of automated templates. At the end of the course, users will be able to record and run macros, edit the VBA code, build in looping structures and create custom forms. Hands-on exercises during class will allow you to practice these skills. You will receive a manual for future reference

Prerequisites: You must have sound Word skills, equivalent to our advanced course level


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Visual Basic.Net - Advanced (COAP 1913)

You will focus on how to create and work with Web services using the VB.Net design environment. Topics covered in this course will include XML, DOM, DTD and SOAP. It is assumed that you will have already taken an equivalent to the VB.Net Intermediate class.

This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call (306) 659-4101.

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This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call 306-659-4101. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times of the course when there is a sufficient number of interested people.
Saskatoon
CRN: TBA
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Saskatoon

Visual Basic.Net - Intermediate (COAP 1826)

Your studies presume familiarity with the Visual Basic programming language and are designed to introduce the new object oriented features included with VB.Net. The course will also introduce you to working with the new ADO model included with VB.Net for accessing backend databases. VB.Net threads and File IO will also be introduced as part of this course.

This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call (306) 659-4101.

Prerequisites: Visual Basic.Net - Introduction, Relevant experience or


CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: TBA
This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call 306-659-4101. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times of the course when there is a sufficient number of interested people.
Saskatoon

Visual Basic.Net - Introduction (COAP 1866)

This course provides you with the knowledge and skills needed to develop applications in Microsoft Visual Basic .NET for the Microsoft .NET platform. The course focuses on user interfaces, program structure, language syntax and implementation details. This is the first course in the Visual Basic .NET curriculum and will serve as the entry point for other .NET courses.

This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call (306) 659-4101.

Prerequisites: This course is intended for both novice and experienced programmers who have a minimum of three moths programming experience and have basic Microsoft Windows navigation skills


Fee: $750 (GST included), 36 hours/12 sessions
  Additional costs: Text (approximately $165)
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: TBA
This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call 306-659-4101. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times of the course when there is a sufficient number of interested people.
Saskatoon
CRN: TBA
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Saskatoon

Web Application Development for Blackberry - Introduction (COAP 1943)

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to developing web applications for web browsers on mobile devices such as the BlackBerry Smartphone. During this course, you will be exposed to concepts such as web development tools for mobile application development, widgets and optimizing web content for mobile device browsers.

Prerequisites: Prior knowledge of object oriented programming languages (Java is recommended) and some familiarity with the computer science discipline. Completion of some of the COAP 1946 Introduction to Mobile Application Development for the BlackBerry Smartphone course is recommended


Fee: $734 (GST and manual included), 36 hours/12 sessions
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CRN: TBA
This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call 306-659-4101. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times of the course when there is a sufficient number of interested people.
Saskatoon

Web Design Using XHTML, HTML and CSS (COAP 1865)

In this course, you will begin by examining the basics of foundational web technology and create your own functional web pages with text, graphics and data tables using markup languages such as Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML), and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). You will then create advanced web pages (e.g., advanced navigation; incorporate meta-content and multimedia) and test their validity. Finally you will use CSS properties and HTML elements to enhance the usability and professionalism on your web pages.

This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call (306) 659-4101.

Prerequisites: Familiar with using personal computers, comfortable in the Windows environment, and managing files and folders


Fee: $495 (GST included), 24 hours
  Additional costs: Text (approximately $165)
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: TBA
This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call 306-659-4101. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times of the course when there is a sufficient number of interested people.
Saskatoon
CRN: TBA
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Saskatoon

What's New with Microsoft Office 2013 (COAP 1752)

This course will teach you how to navigate the new 2013 interface quickly so you can save time and increase productivity. Learn the many new “cloud-based” features of Office 2013, such as saving and sharing files in the cloud. Other new features include the ribbon makeover, which makes it easier for touch-based gestures, the comprehensive email message editor and integrated online services (e.g., SkyDrive, Outlook.com, Hotmail, Yammer and Flickr). Did you know that Skype, the popular video chatting service, is built into Office 2013? See how Word connects with social networking services to make it easier for you to pull your favourite pictures from these sites and insert them into your documents. Learn about the new chart engine, which allows you to pick charts from Excel worksheets and insert them as slides into PowerPoint. See how SkyDrive helps you to use the most recent document version by syncing your files so you can update documents and spreadsheets automatically – plus a lot more.

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Windows 7 (COAP 1697)

This course will help you to learn the many features of Windows 7 so you will be comfortable navigating and using your Mouse. The Windows file management system is covered along with other standard Windows Applications such as Adding and Removing programs. You will also learn the new AERO features in Windows 7 and have fun turning photos into movie clips using Moviemaker. Hands on exercises during class will allow you to practice these skills and the reference manual will help you to use these features when the workshop ends.

This class may be offered live on your personal computer if you have a webcam with a microphone, high speed internet and Windows 8. Call Rick Wagman at (306) 775-7450 for more information.

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Windows 8 (COAP 1697)

This class will help you transition from Windows 7 and teach you how to navigate the Windows 8 environment. Windows 8 is built on the rock-solid foundation of Windows 7 and has been designed so you can use older Windows 7 applications. Windows 8 bridges some of the gaps between your laptop or desktop and a variety of mobile devices. Because of these design changes, you will notice a change between Windows 7 & 8. Your PC will come to life and you will be “cloud-connected” with Windows 8, including your Start page, themes, language preferences and browsing history. Connect to your favourite services like Hotmail, Messenger, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, SkyDrive, Flickr and others. Find out about great apps you can try before you buy.

This class may be offered live on your personal computer if you have a webcam with a microphone, high speed internet and Windows 8. Call Rick Wagman at (306) 775-7450 for more information.

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Word Advanced (COAP 1658)

Increase your productivity and create more complex documents by learning how to use more features of Microsoft Word. Our instructors will take experienced users of through advanced tasks such as creating a table of contents and using master and sub documents when working with longer projects. Learn to perform complex merges, import data from other programs and advanced automation through the use of fields, forms and macros. Hands-on exercises during class will allow you to practice these skills. You will receive a manual for your future reference.

This class may be offered live on your personal computer if you have a webcam with a microphone, high speed internet and Microsoft Word software. Call Rick Wagman at (306) 775-7450 for more information.

Prerequisites: Microsoft Word Introduction or equivalent experience using Word


Fee: $385 (GST and manual included)
12 hours/2 sessions
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 04-117June 3, 2014 - June 4, 2014
Tu&W, 9 am-4 pm, Version 2010
Room: 207.24
Register online, by mail or in Regina
Regina

Word Introduction (COAP 1618)

This course is intended for people new to Microsoft Word and is designed to help you to obtain the basic skills required to create professional looking documents such as letters and memos. You will learn to create, edit, format, print and review short documents. You will learn to apply basic page, paragraph and character formatting options, create a document from a template, insert pictures and clip art, create a simple table and merge a mailing list to produce labels. Hands-on exercises during class will allow you to practice these skills. You will receive a manual for your future reference.

This class may be offered live on your personal computer if you have a webcam with a microphone, high speed internet and Microsoft Word software. Call Rick Wagman at 306-775-7450 for more information.

Prerequisites: Basic computer skills or Computer Basics class


Fee: $385 (GST and manual included)
12 hours/2 sessions or 12 hours/3 sessions
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: 04-110May 6, 2014 - May 7, 2014
T&W, 9 am-4 pm
Room: 207.24
Version 2010
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Regina

XML: An Introduction (COAP 1864)

With your HTML knowledge, you have a solid foundation for working with markup languages. However, unlike HTML, XML is more flexible, allowing you to create custom tags to store and share data across different systems. In this course you be introduced to the fundamentals of XML and its related technologies so that you can create your own markup documents.

This course is for web developers using non-XML tools such as Flash, HTML, ColdFusion and Java, who now want to incorporate XML technology, and desktop publishers wanting to migrate to an XML-based publishing solution. Self-taught XML developers who want to use XML efficiently.



This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call (306) 659-4101.

Prerequisites: Familiar with Window. Experience with a markup language such as HTML or SGML (Web Design with XHTML, HTML and CSS: Level 1) is helpful but not required.


Fee: $195 (GST included), 8 hours
  Additional costs: Text (approximately $60)
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: TBA
This course will be delivered when the minimum number of students has been reached. To place your name on the interest list or obtain more information call 306-659-4101. You will be contacted to arrange dates and times of the course when there is a sufficient number of interested people.
Saskatoon
CRN: TBA
Register online, by mail or in Saskatoon
Saskatoon

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