Technology - Black Hawk College

Technology

Program Description

Technology

Level 0           Introductory class for the novice and those who need to understand basics.

Level 1           For those who understand basic computer concepts and terminology.

Level 2           For more experienced students who want to expand their knowledge and computer skills.

 

Classes that meet from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. will break for a 30-minute lunch (on your own.)

 

Excel Level 1

Instructor: N. VanSpeybroeck

Prerequisite: Basic Windows skills.

Level 1 – Microsoft Excel is an important spreadsheet application that is essential for use at home and at work. Some of the topics that are covered include: creating and saving a new workbook, working with ranges, creating simple formulas, copying and moving data, formatting numbers and text, formatting cells, working with columns and rows, using page setup, printing, and using templates.  A workbook is included in the fee.

1 Tuesday            Oct. 20                         8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.       BHC ALC – Rm. 111              Tuition Fee $97

In-person CRN 81020

 

Excel Level 2 

Instructor: N. VanSpeybroeck

Prerequisite: Excel Level 1 or equivalent skills.

Level 2 – Enhance and develop your spreadsheet skills. Customize the Ribbon, use advanced formulas, create 3-D formulas across multiple worksheets, move, copy and color code worksheet tabs, sort and filter data, name ranges, create charts, insert graphics and more. A workbook is included in the fee.

1 Tuesday            Oct. 27                         8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.       BHC ALC – Rm. 111              Tuition Fee $97

In-person CRN 81021

 

Excel Level 3

Instructor: N. VanSpeybroeck

Prerequisite: Excel Level 2 or equivalent skills.

Level 2 – Further develop your Excel expertise by learning how to: create and revise Pivot Tables, record macros and create shortcut buttons, use advanced chart features, export and import data, outline and subtotal data, work with tables, make and track comments, create conditional formatting, use advanced functions including LOOKUP and nested IF formulas, password protect worksheets or cells and more! A workbook is included in the fee.

1 Tuesday            Nov. 10                        8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.       BHC ALC – Rm. 111              Tuition Fee $97

In-person CRN 81022

 

iPad: Getting Started

Instructor: M. DeGrauwe

Level 0 – Do you have an iPad and don’t know where to start? We will explore the Home Screen, the parts of your device and the main apps: settings, calendar, contacts, and mail. We will learn how to connect to Wi-Fi, get to the Internet using Safari, add contacts, set up your email account, and schedule dates in your calendar. Bring your iPad to class. You should have your iPad charged and activated. You should also have created your Apple ID.

4 Mondays          Oct. 19 – Nov. 9          5:30 – 7:00 p.m.        Outreach – Rm. 402    Fee $55

In-person CRN 81023

 

iPad: Beginner

Instructor: M. DeGrauwe

Level 1 – Are you unsure how to use your iPad? Learn the basics of using your device from settings to apps.  Understand your Home Screen. Learn how to use the Internet, how to add contacts, how to set up an e-mail account and how to navigate the app store and iTunes. Bring your iPad to class. You should have your iPad charged and activated. You should also have created your Apple ID.

1 Monday            Nov. 16                        5:30 – 7:30 p.m.        Outreach – Rm. 402     Fee $25

In-person CRN 81024

 

iPad: Intermediate

Instructor: M. DeGrauwe

Level 2 – Increase your iPad skills and knowledge through tips and tricks for using this device. Explore some of the more interesting and unique applications available for iPad users. Discover FaceTime and how to make video calls with family and friends. Bring your iPad to class.

1 Monday            Nov. 23                        5:30 – 7:30 p.m.        Outreach – Rm. 402     Fee $25

In-person CRN 81025

 

3D Printing I

Instructor: R. Vedvik, Electrical Engineer/Acoustics Engineer

Level 1 – This class will provide the home hobbyist, or those looking to start or expand a business, with the knowledge and hands-on experience needed to get started with, or improve on, 3D printing. Topics include how 3D printers work, printer selection, setup and maintenance, printing material selection and chemistry, design strategies, troubleshooting, and software applications. Live demonstrations of 3D software and slicing software will help students modify or create 3D computer models. A 3D printer will operate during the class to demonstrate how computer models are installed and printed, and to serve as an example for discussion.

6 Tuesdays    Oct. 13 – Nov. 24 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Outreach – Rm. 407      Fee $79
In-person CRN 81026          Virtual Classroom CRN 81372
(No class Nov. 3)