Course Date: 
Saturday Oct 24, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
1

Make a positive impression with clear, concise, and grammatically-correct personal or business correspondence. This half-day program will focus on essentials such as content, flow, mechanics, spelling and punctuation. You will leave the workshop with several editing exercises you may use to self-test and practice the skills you have learned.

course code: 
153WR1150
Course Instructor: 
Richard Becker ABC
Course Date: 
Tuesday Oct 27, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
1

Take your book from idea to print-ready in just six weeks using only ten steps. Find out how to sell your work to a publisher, self publish, ePublish, or use print on demand (POD) or vanity press. Marketing ideas will be included as time permits. Over 2,000 attendees now have their books in print thanks to this class with California best-selling author, Bobbie Christensen. Instructor offers free consulting for all participants via email at any time.

course code: 
153WR1149
Course Instructor: 
Bobbie Christensen
Course Date: 
Wednesday Oct 28, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
6

Screenwriting is an art, a craft, and a business. Learn to balance intimate human emotions with conflicts large enough to justify the big screen. Fundamentals to be covered include format, dialogue, characters, and theme, with special training on how to plot. Writing for the independent film world will be discussed, as will pitching to the Hollywood studio system.

course note: 
Class does not meet Nov 11 and Nov 25.
course code: 
153WR1141
Course Instructor: 
John Hill
Course Date: 
Monday Nov 2, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
6

Expand your understanding of novel writing by exploring character development, theme, story structure, scene construction, and plot. Advice will also be offered on practical factors such as page and word count for different genres, the commercial marketplace, literary agents, and the publishing world.

course code: 
153WR1122
Course Instructor: 
John Hill
Course Date: 
Thursday Oct 29, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
4
course note: 
Note to students: You will need to have completed HTML - Level I course or have similar working experience.
course code: 
153WM8166
Course Instructor: 
John Larson
Course Date: 
Tuesday Sep 1, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
7

Maximize search engine hits, grab your customers' attention, and convert web visits into sales with a well-designed website. Learn about search-engine-friendly design, copywriting for online success, effective keywords, successful link building, and tracking results. Get creative with your marketing budget with pay-per-click (PPC) campaigns, display ads, and landing pages. Create an effective e-commerce website with an emphasis on usability and designing to sell.

course note: 
You will need to have completed HTML/XHTML - Level I course or have similar working experience.
course code: 
153WM8125
Course Instructor: 
John Larson
Course Date: 
Thursday Oct 29, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
4

Harness the more powerful elements of Adobe Photoshop CS6 to elevate the quality of your photographic and graphic design projects. This course targets intermediate users who wish to broaden their skills and get updates on the latest available features. Explore advanced layer functions and compositing, advanced retouching and masking, and prepare files for both print and web output.

course note: 
Prerequisite: You must have completed the Adobe Photoshop-Level I course or have similar experience. The required textbook is Adobe Photoshop CS6 Classroom in a Book (ISBN: 9780321827333). This class is taught in a Mac lab.
course code: 
153WM8123B
Course Instructor: 
Jacob McCarthy
Course Date: 
Thursday Sep 10, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
6

Create, design, and manipulate print-based artwork, web-based graphics, and digital photography with Adobe Photoshop CS6. Students will learn to perform basic tasks in Photoshop, including color correction, retouching, creating composite images, using masks, resizing images, adding text, and creating art from scratch. This course targets advanced beginners who use Photoshop for personal and professional projects and wish to broaden their knowledge and skills in this program.

course note: 
Note to students: Required textbook: Adobe Photoshop CS6 Classroom in a Book (ISBN: 9780321827333). This class is taught in a Mac lab.
course code: 
153WM8122
Course Instructor: 
Jacob McCarthy
Course Date: 
Tuesday Sep 22, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
6

Generate crisp, scalable, vector-based artwork in Adobe Illustrator CS6. Beginners and those with slight experience will learn principles of good graphic design as they create and transform shapes, draw with the pen tool, work with typography, and color and paint in Illustrator. Illustrator is a designer's go-to tool for illustrations, logos, business cards, signs, ads, and much more.

course note: 
The required text is Against the Clock: Adobe Illustrator CS6 (ISBN: 9781936201136). This class is taught in a Mac lab.
course code: 
153WM8121
Course Instructor: 
Jessica Kennedy
Course Date: 
Wednesday Sep 9, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
6

Easily lay out catalogs, brochures, posters, and other publications with InDesign CS6. Work with tools, menus, and palettes to create documents, define typesetting features, work with images, and create files for print. In-class exercises will reinforce your understanding of page setup attributes, master pages guides and margins, color definition, graphic formats, and file management.

course note: 
Prerequisites: You must have completed HTML - Level I of have similar knowledge and working experience. The required textbook, Adobe InDesign CS6 Classroom in a Book (ISBN: 9780321822499).
course code: 
153WM8106
Course Instructor: 
Jacob McCarthy

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