Kathy Blick Classes at ODL open for summer enrollment!

I decided to open up the entire summer for enrollment so you can plan ahead and protect any dates you want to attend. ūüėȬ† We do heartily request that you please let Phil know immediately if you are unable to attend.¬† Last minute cancellations may mean that people who are on the waiting list do not have time to make plans to attend so we ask you to help us out on this.¬†

As always, please contact Phil Cooke pcooke@oltn.odl.state.ok.us to enroll. 

Kathy Blick O’Donnell

OK Dept of Libraries Computer Lab Coordinator/Instructor

 Excel Charts  ~~NEW CLASS~~

Excel 2007:  Tue, Jun 8

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Learn to use Microsoft Excel to transform your spreadsheet data into graphical representations.  This course will cover charting basics, embedded vs. chart sheets, using the Chart Wizard (in 2003,) choosing the correct chart type, formatting charts, creating user defined chart types, and picture charts.  Kathy Blick O’Donnell, a computer software trainer, will teach the class. Basic experience setting up Excel workbooks is a prerequisite to this class. 

 PowerPoint for Presenting Your Library, Parts 1 and 2  ~~ NEW CLASS for 2007 PPT~~

PowerPoint 2003 Part 1:  Jul 15

PowerPoint 2003 Part 2:  Jul 22

PowerPoint 2007 Part 1:  Sep 2

PowerPoint 2007 Part 2:  Sep 9

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Would your library like to get on the rotation schedule to use one of the two Presenting Your Library kits, which include a laptop fully loaded with software, a projector, and a digital camera?  This class will teach participants how to modify a PowerPoint presentation file which can then be used with the Presenting Your Library kit to assist you in making presentations to various groups, such as city councils, Friends of the Library, etc.  The class will cover creating presentations, adding/modifying/deleting slides, creating charts, using graphics, working with slide masters, animation and other topics, as time permits.  Kathy Blick, a computer software trainer, will teach the class.  There is no prerequisite for attending Part 1. However, Part 1 is a prerequisite for Part 2. 

 Upgrading to Word 2007

Thu, Jul 29

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Are you trying to use Word 2007 and find yourself frustrated with the interface?  Do you know how to do procedures in earlier versions of Word that you can’t seem to get to work with 2007?  If you can relate, then this class is for you.  Come to this one day workshop and learn some basic upgrade information that should make your Word usage much easier.  Kathy Blick O’Donnell, a computer software trainer, will teach the class.  Basic working knowledge of previous version of Word is a prerequisite for taking this class.

 Intermediate Word 2007:  Tables, Fields, Graphics, Tabs, Indents, Templates, Parts 1 & 2  ~~NEW CLASS~~

Word 2007 Part 1:  Aug 19

Word 2007 Part 2:  Aug 26

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Learn to use Microsoft Word to create tables using various methods.  Delve into paragraph formatting with tabs, indents, borders, and pagination features.  Create templates with fields to help automate your documents.  Kathy Blick, a computer software trainer, will teach the class. Basic experience and skills using Microsoft Word is a prerequisite for this course!

Photoshop Elements Beginning, Parts 1 & 2 ~~CONSECUTIVE DATES!!!~~

Part 1:  Mon, Aug 9

Part 2:  Tue, Aug 10

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Learn the basics of Photoshop Elements, the program that has become the standard for digital camera picture editing.  Learn to use the different editors, download photos from a digital camera, crop and straighten, use the palettes and photo bins, zoom, correct red eye, heal areas of photos, use basic histograms, clone, adjust levels, adjust skin tones, print photo packages and contact sheets, and make simple color adjustments.  Use the Organizer portal to find photos, create tags, collections/albums, and different catalogs as well as rotating, importing, sorting, photo compare/review, create stacks and version sets, change file dates, backup pictures and delete photos from the catalog as well as the hard disk.  Kathy Blick O’Donnell, a computer software trainer, will teach the class.  There is no prerequisite for attending Part 1.  However, Part 1 is a prerequisite for Part 2.  This class is required if your library is participating in the ODL website template project.

 

Photoshop Elements Beginning, Parts 1 & 2

Part 1:  Tue, Aug 17

Part 2:  Tue, Aug 24

Registration begins now

Learn the basics of Photoshop Elements, the program that has become the standard for digital camera picture editing.  Learn to use the different editors, download photos from a digital camera, crop and straighten, use the palettes and photo bins, zoom, correct red eye, heal areas of photos, use basic histograms, clone, adjust levels, adjust skin tones, print photo packages and contact sheets, and make simple color adjustments.  Use the Organizer portal to find photos, create tags, collections/albums, and different catalogs as well as rotating, importing, sorting, photo compare/review, create stacks and version sets, change file dates, backup pictures and delete photos from the catalog as well as the hard disk.  Kathy Blick O’Donnell, a computer software trainer, will teach the class.  There is no prerequisite for attending Part 1.  However, Part 1 is a prerequisite for Part 2.  This class is required if your library is participating in the ODL website template project.