Computer Classes

Introduction to Photoshop

Tour the Photoshop CS6 workspace, toolbars and panels while learning fun and easy ways to edit and enhance your photos. Crop, scale and rotate, apply color correction, and learn how to work with layers. Finally, test out these new skills on the iMac creative stations in Digital Commons.

S.M.U.G.: Social Media Users Group Working Session

S.M.U.G., or Social Media Users Group, is open to all social media users - tweeters, bloggers and website developers. During this informal working session, users can drop into the Dream Lab for some digital collaboration and advice.A Digital Commons staff member will be available to answer questions and offer assistance.  For more information, contact Anne Ledford at anne.ledford@dc.gov. 

Basic Internet Safety

The internet is a powerful tool, for good or ill. Learn to avoid the most flagrant fraud, the most egregious error, and the most catastrophic misjudgments of online etiquette, in Basic Internet Safety.

Introduction to Photoshop

Tour the Photoshop CS6 workspace, toolbars and panels while learning fun and easy ways to edit and enhance your photos. Crop, scale and rotate, apply color correction, and learn how to work with layers. Finally, test out these new skills on the iMac creative stations in Digital Commons.

Basic Programming Code

Get a basic, hands-on overview of the HTML and JavaScript programming languages and discover their inter-related capacity to produce dynamic Web pages. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: A. HeibelComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate, Web I Basics, Web II Intermediate, and Email Basics. A significant amount of typing is required!You will learn to:

Basic Programming Code

Get a basic, hands-on overview of the HTML and JavaScript programming languages and discover their inter-related capacity to produce dynamic Web pages. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: A. HeibelComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate, Web I Basics, Web II Intermediate, and Email Basics. A significant amount of typing is required!You will learn to:

Health Literacy

Learn to find and assess quality online health information (2.5 hours). Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructors: A. Muhammad, PIA International, Inc.Computer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Web I Basics.You will learn to:

Simple Strategies for Success with Email Marketing (Registration Required)

"Simple Strategies for Success with Email Marketing" is sponsored in partnership with Constant Contact, Inc. and is a 2.5-hour workshop in which you will learn to build the relationships that are key to your business success with easy, inexpensive and highly effective email marketing~!Register Now

Social Media Marketing Made Simple (Registration Required)

"Social Media Marketing Made Simple" is sponsored in partnership with Constant Contact, Inc. and is a two-hour workshop that will cover some of the strategies and best practices to get the most out of your social media activities - including time management and measuring the return of your activities.Register Now

HTML 5 and Geolocation - CANCELLED

Please note that this class has been CANCELLED. Please take a look at our many other computer class offerings.Learn to use the HTML 5 and Geolocation codes in Webpage construction to show an interactive map, up-to-date local information, points of interest near the user and other features. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: T. NguyenComputer Lab, Room 311

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