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This is an introductory course in music/audio recording and production, including Avid Pro Tools User Certification. Topics will include a review of the physics of sound, critical/technical listening and analysis, microphones, digital audio, Pro Tools DAW fundamentals, and basic audio signal flow. Students will be required to create music recording projects.


May 18, 2021 to June 24, 2021, Purdue Fort Wayne Sweetwater Music Center
LinkedIn is unmatched when it comes to its ability to connect users with employers and qualified business-to-business leads. This course is designed to help participants understand why LinkedIn should be at the center of their sales and marketing strategy.


Monday, June 21, 2021, Online Course
Excel can help you organize, calculate, analyze, revise, update and present your data in ways that will help the decision makers in your organization steer you in the right direction. This course aims to provide you with the foundational Excel knowledge and skills necessary to begin the journey.

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This course builds upon the foundational knowledge presented in the Microsoft Office Excel Beginner course and will help start you down the road to creating advanced workbooks and worksheets that can help deepen your understanding of organizational intelligence.

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Advances in technology have made it possible to store ever increasing amounts of data. Along with this, the need to analyze that data and gain actionable insight is greater than ever. Being able to harness the power of advanced PivotTable features and create PivotCharts will help you to gain a competitive edge.


Thursday, June 17, 2021, Online Course
Prerequisite: Knowledge of Microsoft®Office products and the internet. This course will allow students to design their own websites using the latest version of HTML. The skills will adapt to other programs, such as Dreamweaver and WordPress Basic.

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Prerequisites: Knowledge of the Internet and Windows®, HTML 5.0: Basic. Interactive web pages allow more effective communication with your audience. In this fast-paced course, students will explore effective Web site planning, as well as learn how to build interactive forms,embed audio and video files, and use advanced features.

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Prerequisite: Knowledge of HTML. In this course, you will use Adobe®Dreamweaver® Creative Cloud to create web pages, focusing on the content, styling, and design. Dreamweaver Creative Cloud allows users to create clean web-standard code with visual editing tools. You will also maintain and administer your website with Dreamweaver's site and page management tools.


June 2-16, 2021, Kettler Hall Rm 205B
Recommended Prerequisite: Adobe Dreamweaver® Creative Cloud: Part I and knowledge of HTML. This advanced course will teach users to enhance web pages by means of adding advanced functions such as navigational controls, media elements, and forms. In this course, users will create fluid CSS layouts, implement mobile integration techniques, and share files over a server to work in a collaborative manner.


June 23, 2021 to July 14, 2021, Kettler Hall Rm 205B
Learn the fundamental features of Photoshop® CC 2020 that will allow you to explore layout and design tools to help you create exciting and dynamic images.

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Learn the powerful tools of Adobe Illustrator CC 2020, the industry standard vector drawing and illustration program. From creating line art and logos to graphic layouts and finished illustrations, this course will cover the fundamental tools needed to use this program productively.

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Prerequisite: Windows® experience This hands-on course for beginners will help you develop a familiarity with AutoCAD® command entries, menu structure, and geometric creation and manipulation. You will be introduced to fundamental two-dimensional commands for graphic creation and editing. Highlights include hardware/software requirements, menu and interface, drawing setup, editing techniques, text and dimensioning, and printing and plotting.

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CompTIA calls the A+, Network+ and Security+ sequence a "stacked" credential that validates baseline skills in the three disciplines: devices, networks, and security. Each individual certification is considered an independent signal of competence in the area it addresses.

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Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Excel®. Excel® 2019 includes a range of features that enable you to automate a wide variety of workbook tasks.

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Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Excel®. This course will help you develop the ability to create the advanced functions and formulas you need to perform complex calculations in Excel®.

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Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Excel®. This course will help you interpret your Excel® data and organize it to create charts and graphs. It will enable you to show your data in a more visually appealing way.

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Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Excel®. To gain a truly competitive edge, you need to be able to extract actionable organizational intelligence from your raw data. In other words, when you have questions about your data, you need to know how to get Excel® to provide the answers for you.

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