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The Technology & Art of Digital Video

$109

with Jesse Galkowski

Calendar Mar 2, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

We all have a story to tell. Whether filming major motion pictures or vlogging on YouTube, there are fundamental similarities in the process of making videos. Get the basics of using digital media: film theory, cameras, lenses, microphones, lighting, cinematography, editing and post production. Edit your own project in Adobe Premiere with provided footage. No prior experience necessary.

Required: Smartphone, iPad, camera or other device that has video capabilities.

Jesse Galkowski is a lifelong creator of video and music. After getting his degree in Film & TV at Boston University, he traveled to Africa to make a documentary. He runs his own digital video production company, Feels Like Media.

Intermediate Computer User Workshop 202

$39

with Jeanne Cassidy

Calendar Mar 3, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

BLURB The following two-week sessions are offered for those who have mastered the basics taught in the New Computer User Workshops. Each class is stand-alone and not dependent on the others. In class laptops provided.

Introduction to MS Office 2016 - Word:

This powerful word processing program allows users to type and manipulate text in a graphic environment that resembles a page of paper. Learn the basic functions and how to use them to create customized documents that wow!

Jeanne Cassidy, MA, CPCM, PMP, has worked with computers for 30+ years in the military and aerospace industry. She enjoys sharing her extensive experience with people who want to become more familiar with existing technology.

SEO - Search Engine Optimization

$19

with Thomas Aikins

Calendar Mar 3, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn the basics of Search Engine Optimization and how to optimize your web site for Google searches. This valuable information can make your web site more visible and gain new traffic and customers!

Tommy Aikins has spent over 10 years doing SEO for clients, training people to do SEO and presenting seminars on this topic around the world.

Advanced Excel Spreadsheet

$89

with David A Chandler-Smith

Calendar Mar 4, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Excel is not just a data keeping tool!

Expanding on the tools learned in the Excel Spreadsheet Basics course, ​discover how and why formulas make Excel smart​. Cover formulas and their functions as well as VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables, Data Tables, Nested IF, Index & Match, Choose and so much more. Take your skills to the next level!

Prerequisite: Completion of Excel Spreadsheet Basics or equivalent; familiarity creating documents, formatting text and navigating menus/toolbars in software programs.

Dave Chandler-Smith has 20+ years of IT Development on mainframe and midrange computer systems. As a lifelong learner, working in IT allows him to further his expertise by being exposed to the many software needs of various industries.

Certified Residential Medication Aid Certificate Program

$300

with Jennifer Courtois, RN

Calendar Mar 7, 2020 at 8:30 am, runs for 5 weeks

CRMAs are in high demand!

This course provides standardized training for professionals working in state-certified residential care homes. State of Maine regulations, standard residential facility policies and basic anatomy and physiology are covered. Discuss common medications, their many uses, common side effects and client response to side effects. Learn safe administration procedures, practice taking vital signs, transcribing physician orders and documenting procedures on the Medication Administration Record in accordance with Maine’s regulations governing residential facilities. Students are required to complete a Clinical Medication Administration of three medication passes for three different residents with 100% accuracy. Full certification and medication pass awarded on successful completion with 40 hours attendance, no exceptions. Course fee is nonrefundable.

Note: CASAS testing is highly recommended before your class starts so register early! Once you are registered, our staff will contact you to set up a testing appointment.

Note: Participants must be 18 or older. No high school credential or background check required. CASAS pre- and post-testing in Math & Reading is highly recommended. Payment plans available for qualified applicants. $100 fee, for medication pass, is payable to the instructor at the time of your scheduled test.

Required: The PDR Pocket Guide to Prescription Pills Book ISBN# 9780553593563 (approx. $10, Amazon or Nonesuch Books), a yellow highlighter and a 1 to 1 1/2 inch 3-ring binder.

Jennifer Courtois, RN, has 40 years of nursing experience in hospital, home health, diabetes and community education along with 10+ years teaching CNA, PSS & CRMA in both the classroom & clinical areas.

Intermediate Computer User Workshop 203

$39

with Jeanne Cassidy

Calendar Mar 10, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

BLURB The following two-week sessions are offered for those who have mastered the basics taught in the New Computer User Workshops. Each class is stand-alone and not dependent on the others. In class laptops provided.

Introduction to MS Office 2016 - PowerPoint: Microsoft PowerPoint is a fantastic presentation program. Learn the basic functions and features to create effective, customized presentations for greater communication and impact.

Jeanne Cassidy, MA, CPCM, PMP, has worked with computers for 30+ years in the military and aerospace industry. She enjoys sharing her extensive experience with people who want to become more familiar with existing technology.

QuickBooks for Home & Office

$89
Calendar Mar 17, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This easy to use, full-featured accounting system is perfect for the home or small business. Keep all of your information in one location! Review basic accounting principles, balance your checkbook, manage budgets, track expenses and inventory, pay bills with ease and have more time for home and business. In class laptops provided.

Prerequisite: Computer Basics course or equivalent, comfortable using the keyboard in a PC-Windows environment.

Instructor: TBA





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