Online Classes

Graphic Design for Visual Presentations


Make your visual presentations look professional and communicate effectively. Get the latest most advanced techniques on graphic design principles, including page layout, typography and basic design considerations. Take away more skills  to create an effective and beautiful visual presentation on any presentation software program that you choose. One month, Jenna Soard, instructor.  

Age: 18 and up
Day: Online course allows you to choose any day you’d like to work on the course!
Dates: November 7th - December 2nd 
Time: Online course allows you to choose any time you’d like to work on the course!
Location: Online
Cost: $195.00 for Individual Course, $495 for total certificate. 

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Photoshop for Presentations


Acquire the skills to navigate an extensive list of Photoshop features. You will gain both a foundational and advanced understanding of the popular software, and practice the most commonly used methods, such as managing text, working with layers, and image file properties. You will find out the purpose of each photo-editing tool and walk away with the skills to use them. You will even learn what the pros know. One month course, Dan Hood, instructor.

Age: 18 and up
Day: Online course allows you to choose any day you’d like to work on the course!
Dates: October 3rd - October 28th
Time: Online course allows you to choose any time you’d like to work on the course!
Location: Online
Cost: $195 for individual course, $495 for total certificate.
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Mastering Microsoft Excel


A must-have skill to succeed in business, whether an entrepreneur or a valued employee, is the ability to create, edit and manage spreadsheets. Microsoft Excel is the most used spreadsheet tool in the world. Stay current with this class, as it is always up-to-date and will change as the features of Excel change over time. Examine the life of an Excel worksheet and workbook, from creation to presentation. Learn how an Excel worksheet is constructed, populated with content, and edited for delivery. Master the options that can take your Excel worksheet from plain, drab numbers to exciting and engaging multimedia. You will leave class with a set of skills that are in high demand and will be a deciding factor in your future success. One month course; Betsy Flanagan, instructor  

Age: 18 and up
Day: Online course allows you to choose any day you’d like to work on the course!
Dates: September 6th - September 30th
 Time: Online course allows you to choose any time you’d like to work on the course!
Location: Online
Cost: $195
For more in depth  information on these courses, please visit YouGotClass.org

 






Marketing Using Social Media


Develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your organization using social media. Let your instructor guide you in exploring major social media, including Twitter, LinkedIn, and blogging. Learn quick, easy ways to use Twitter, blogs and LinkedIn to engage your customers or clients and keep them interested in your organization or business. You’ll find out the advantages and disadvantages of each, and learn what’s right for your work and kind of organization. Your instructor is a director of marketing for a national association, and writes and speaks on the topic. One month course, Suzanne Kart, instructor.  

Age: 18 and up
Day: Online course allows you to choose any day you’d like to work on the course!
Dates: October 3rd - October 28th
 Time: Online course allows you to choose any time you’d like to work on the course!
Location: Online
Cost: $195 for individual course ($495 for Social Media for Business Certificate)  
 

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Video Marketing


Sight, sound and motion are much more compelling than static words on a page. Video is very hypnotic and it quickly speeds up the “know, like and trust,” factor with your audience. In this course you will discover how to use simple online video to quickly bond with your viewer, drive traffic to your website, boost business and build brand awareness.  Find out how to shoot simple, effective videos without costly fancy equipment or savvy technical skills. Discover the secrets to creating content that commands attention. Learn how to dominate Google and YouTube with your video and to strategically use YouTube to market your business 24/7 -- even while you sleep. One month course, Rob Lee, instructor.  

Age: 18 and up
Day: Online course allows you to choose any day you’d like to work on the course!
Dates: September 6th - September 30th
Time: Online course allows you to choose any time you’d like to work on the course!
Location: Online 
Cost: $245 for individual course ($395 total for Video Marketing Certificate)

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Google+


Google+ has surpassed Twitter to become the second largest social network next to Facebook. Discover the best ways to use this popular and emerging social media platform to raise your online profile, and connect with current and potential new contacts. You’ll learn the advantages of using Google+, how it can help your organization to engage existing users, and grow your base and techniques for using the platform to create relationships, and expand your reach and knowledge in particular subject matter areas.

Age: 18 and up
Day: Online course allows you to choose any day you’d like to work on the course!
Dates: November 7th - December 2nd  
Time: Online course allows you to choose any time you’d like to work on the course!
Location: Online
Cost: $195 for individual course
Register online at http://activenet.active.com/patterson or in person at the Recreation Department.
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Introduction to Game Design


Games are increasingly recognized as a tool that can serve many business purposes beyond entertainment. This course provides a general introduction to what goes into the design and development of both video and analog games, with a particular focus on the use of games outside of consumer entertainment. By completing this course, you can take the first steps into understanding game design, and how it can be applied in your field. One month, Dr. Moses Wolfenstein, instructor.

Ages: 18 and up
Day: Online courses allow you to choose any day you’d like to work on the course!
Dates: September 6th - September 30th
Times: Online courses allow you to choose any time you’d like to work on the course!
Cost: $245.00
Location: Online
Register online at http://activenet.active.com/patterson or in person at the Recreation Department.

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Intermediate Game Design


Worldwide, video game sales including consoles, and online and mobile games are projected to reach $111 billion dollars this year. Mobile games are the fastest-growing segment of the market as more and more people play casual games. By 2019 Price Warehouse predicts social and casual game sales will exceed traditional game sales. In this intermediate introductory course you will learn the basics of video game design process, learn about the main video game genres, and use a game development application to begin your journey of making games. One month, Jean Haefner, instructor.

Ages: 18 and up
Day: Online courses allow you to choose any day you’d like to work on the course!
Dates: October 3rd - October 28th
Times: Online courses allow you to choose any time you’d like to work on the course!
Cost: $245.00
Location: Online 
Register online at http://activenet.active.com/patterson or in person at the Recreation Department.

For more in depth  information on these courses, please visit YouGotClass.org





Google Analytics


If you are not reviewing your website statistics, then you are missing several key opportunities to profit from your website traffic. This course, aimed at non-technical users, will take you through all the key techniques and how to use website analytics using the world-standard Google Analytics, a free online tool. You’ll understand your visitor traffic better, learn how to calculate return on investment (ROI) for your online advertising, and find out how to get more conversions and sales from your website visitors. A must for anyone serious about leveraging more success from their website.  One month course, Dan Belhassen and Susan Hurrell, instructors.

Ages: 18 and up
Day: Online courses allow you to choose any day you’d like to work on the course!
Dates: September 6th - September 30th
Times: Online courses allow you to choose any time you’d like to work on the course!
Cost: $195.00
Location: Online
Register online at http://activenet.active.com/patterson or in person at the Recreation Department.

For more in depth  information on these courses, please visit YouGotClass.org






Google Apps for Business


Google has variety of web based applications and tools to help you become more productive, including Gmail, Google Calendar, Drive, Hangouts, Documents, Spreadsheets, Presentations, and more. Move beyond the basic features you figured out on your own. Be able to use them to work collaboratively and increase productivity. Learn how to run online meetings and webinars. Learn the ins and outs of all the tools Google has to help you become more productive and improve your work communication skills. You will learn time saving tips and strategies to get more done in your work and personal life. One month course; Jennifer Selke, instructor

Ages: 18 and up
Day: Online courses allow you to choose any day you’d like to work on the course!
Dates: October 3rd - October 28th  
Times: Online courses allow you to choose any time you’d like to work on the course!
Cost: $195.00
Location: Online  
Register online at http://activenet.active.com/patterson or in person at the Recreation Department
For more in depth  information on these courses, please visit YouGotClass.org