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Personal Technology

Learn to Use Your Kindle Fire
Be on Fire with the Kindle Fire! Start with the home screen, the entry point to all of the fun on the Kindle Fire! Download books, movies, use the internet and email using the Wi-Fi connection on your Kindle Fire. Download your e-books for the classes you might be taking at your local junior college. Navigate and turn pages, change the font size so you can read it, read your local newspaper, build your own library with books you enjoy. There is so much to learn and enjoy about this amazing device.
Fri 9-11:30 a.m. Feb 15 & 22 2 Sessions
Kathryn Baker Rm 101 CEX-1208-602 $45
Ottawa Center

Mon/Thu 6-8:30 p.m. Apr 29 & May 2 2 Sessions
Kathryn Baker Rm 101 CEX-1208-634 $45
Ottawa Center

Which Tablet Meets Your Needs
Participants will learn the difference between a laptop and a tablet.  Compare and contrast the different tablets on the market that willinclude the new iPad Mini and iPad 4. Explore wireless costs and available plans. Also, explore the world of “apps” for these devices.
*Please bring a 2GB flash drive to class.
Mon 6-9 p.m. Mar 4 1 Session
Doreen Balzarini A-331, IVCC CEX-1205-303 $29

Learn to Use Your iPad
Join us for a relaxed look at the iPad and all the fun things you can do with it. Navigate your way through the built in features including photos, calendar, and video. Learn what an “app” is and how to get them. You will also learn how to organize and customize your device to suit your lifestyle. There’s a lot to love about the iPad.
Tue 6-9 p.m. Mar 19 1 Session
Pamela Klarup G-203, IVCC CEX-1207-303 $39

Tue 6-9 p.m. Apr 9 1 Session
Pamela Klarup Rm 101 CEX-1207-634 $39
Ottawa Center

Tue 6-9 p.m. Apr 23 1 Session
Pamela Klarup G-203, IVCC CEX-1207-304 $39

Photoshop CS5 Introduction
Get creative with all those digital pictures you have been taking and storing! Start retouching and enhancing your digital images with Adobe Photoshop. Through hands-on experience, learn to use some of the powerful tools to edit your photos and images. Class will start with basic skills then add more special techniques like changing the contrast and balance, blurring or re-coloring portions of the photo and correcting defects. Class will be taught on a Macintosh Computer.
Please bring a 2GB flash drive to class.
Thu 6-8 p.m. Apr 11-25 3 Sessions
Vanessa Goslin B-118 CEX-4950-304 $59
Mac Lab, IVCC