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Computing for Microsoft Windows: I've Started, but What Do I Do Now ?

Computing for Microsoft Windows: I've Started, but What Do I Do Now ?

COURSE No. 261

TUTOR: Anne Deuchar

This course hopes to give beginners and 'not quite' beginners the confidence to use Windows computers without too much frustration. You will use a Windows 10 operating system and the Microsoft Office 2016 suite of Word, Excel and Outlook on the College computers. The aim is to ensure you are using your computer with confidence by the end of the week. ...

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Computing for Apple Mac: I've Started, but What Do I Do Now?

Computing for Apple Mac: I've Started, but What Do I Do Now?

COURSE No. 262

TUTOR: Anne Deuchar

This course intends to give beginners and 'not quite' beginners the confidence to use their Apple Mac computers without too much frustration. You will use the College computers and Microsoft Office 2016's Word and Excel for Mac as the main software and will cover Apple Mac's own Pages and Numbers as alternatives to Microsoft Office. The aim is to ensure you are...

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Social Media for the Terrified

Social Media for the Terrified

New for 2020

COURSE No. 263

TUTOR: Susan Grossman

This course is for anyone fearful or baffled by social media and the fast pace of the digital world. It is designed to dispel myths and anxieties and will offer easy steps into unfamiliar waters. Whether you want to engage with friends or family overseas, write a blog, develop a business idea or campaign to make the world a better place, understanding...

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Make Your Photos Pop!

Make Your Photos Pop!

New for 2020

COURSE No. 264,265

TUTOR: Steve Russell

Fed up with taking boring photographs? Want to wow your friends and family with pictures that have pizzazz? Then this is the course for you. Whether you take pictures using a digital SLR, a small point and shoot camera or just your phone, there are techniques and processes that you can use to make your images stand out. This course will give...

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Practical Photography

Practical Photography

COURSE No. 266,267

TUTOR: Steve Russell

This course shows you how to take better photographs with your digital camera based on practical picture taking. It is intended for those who have a camera with manual controls, but have not yet ventured away from the automatic or scene modes. Each day combines classroom tuition with exercises to put your new knowledge into practice. You will transfer your pictures on...

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Exploring Photography Genres

Exploring Photography Genres

COURSE No. 268

TUTOR: Brian Anderson

This fun and inspiring course is aimed at those who enjoy taking photographs on their digital cameras, iPads or smartphones, but who now wish to explore different genres or types of photography. You will learn how to create pleasing, striking and well-composed travel, nature, landscape and non-studio portrait images. The course theory and techniques will be illustrated by examples of the tutor's...

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An Eye for a Good Picture

An Eye for a Good Picture

COURSE No. 269

TUTOR: Brian Anderson

This course is aimed at those who enjoy taking photographs and can operate their digital cameras, iPads or smartphones but want to improve the compositional balance and impact of their images. During this course, you will learn how to create pleasing, striking and well-composed images. You will look at the six key elements of a successful image, practical tips and compositional techniques such...

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Switching Off Automatic

Switching Off Automatic

COURSE No. 270

TUTOR: Brian Anderson

This course is aimed at keen hobby photographers with advanced point and shoot compact or SLR cameras who wish to get off Auto Mode and use their camera's exposure triangle of aperture, shutter speed and ISO settings. The course will also look at histograms, focus modes, depth of field plus much more. Please note that this course is only suitable for...

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