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I want to take a non-credit course

Sometimes it's important to learn something simply for the joy of learning, and to join a community of people with similar interests.

(all non-credit courses are open to the public)

Madison Campus non-credit offerings (fall 2014)

Getting to Know Your iPad
October 24, 2014

Breaking the ICE (ice breaker): What are the iPad generations?

  • overview of the similarities/differences in generations
  • getting familiar with the buttons
  • getting to know the settings (setting up/customizing)
    (Bluetooth,wi-fi,cellular,notification center,General,etc)
  • getting to know the App Store
    • creating Apple ID
    • installing apps

Activity will include inventing an IPAD of your own "Bring your A game"!
Note: Make sure that iPad is up to date (iOS 6,7,or 8) and fully charged.
Time: 10:30am-1:30pm
Cost: $10

Introduction to Excel
November 7, 2014

After successful completion of this session, participants can expect to have the skills required to work efficiently in an existing worksheet and to also create new worksheets from a template and from scratch.
The topics to be included are:

  • advantages of electronic spreadsheets
  • creation of basic spreadsheets by entering texts, values, and formulas
  • use of templates
  • use of built-in functions
  • editing spreadsheets
  • Excel shortcuts and toolbars
  • formatting spreadsheets and cells
  • printing

Time: 10:30am-1:30pm
Cost: $10

Introduction to Grant and Proposal Writing
November 14, 2014

An introduction to the art and science of writing successful grants and proposals, this short course includes:

  • idea generation and development
  • identifying potential sources of funding
  • working with funders
  • targeting the specific audience
  • the essentials of scientific research
  • needs assessment
  • program evaluation
  • developing an award-winning application
  • budgeting
  • cover letters, community support and other requirements
  • good writing
  • and valuable tips for success

Time: 10:30am-1:30pm
Cost: $10


Mississippi Coast Campus non-credit offerings (fall 2014)

Introduction to Grant Writing
October 24, 2014

The Introduction to Grant Writing Workshop has been designed to introduce students to grant writing. The overview will include: which type of grant is right for your organization, understanding the components of a grant, the preparation and writing of the grant, how relationships enhance grant funding and other information. This beginner’s workshop will give you a basic knowledge of how to start the grant writing process.
Time: 10:30am-1:30pm
Cost: $10

November 7, 2014

Getting to Know Your iPad II
November 7, 2014

  • Basic Construction and Layout
  • Gestures
  • Controls
  • Notification Center
  • Control Center
  • Using Siri
  • User Defined Settings
  • Navigation
  • Applications
  • Preloaded Apps
  • User Added Apps
  • Must Have Apps
  • Care and Cleaning
  • Security

Time: 10:30am-1:30pm
Cost: $10

Computer Newcomers
November 7, 2014

Gain a basic understanding of computers and how to use them.

  • Introduction to Computers
  • Computer Hardware Orientation
  • Basic Computer Operation (human interaction)
  • Operating System Orientation
  • Interacting with programs (generic)

Time: 10:30am-1:30pm
Cost: $10

Advanced Photoshop
November 21, 2014

  • layers
  • layer effects
  • filters
  • text effects
  • special effects
  • healing and repair
  • from the digital to the printed work

Time: 10:30am-1:30pm
Cost: $10

Common Software and Email
November 21, 2014

Become familiar with and use common Microsoft Office software programs to make computing life easier.

  • Word
  • Excel
  • printing (may include mail merge basics)
  • Outlook and other email options

Time: 10:30am-1:30pm
Cost: $10

The Online Experience
December 5, 2014

Demystify and harness the power of the internet.

  • getting connected to the World Wide Web (i.e., Internet)
  • privacy, security, and antivirus considerations
  • search engines
  • shopping online
  • directions/maps
  • news
  • entertainment
  • Skype
  • social media: Facebook and Twitter

Time: 10:30am-1:30pm
Cost: $10



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