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Adobe Acrobat

Course Title: Acrobat Introduction typical Outline adobe
Description: Students will learn to use Adobe Acrobat Pro to create and modify PDF files. Topics include: Converting documents from various file formats to PDF files, navigating through PDF documents using bookmarks, searching PDF documents for specific content, using commenting and reviewing tools, and making basic modifications to PDF documents.
Audience: Designed for students with little or no experience in creating PDF files using Adobe Acrobat.
Prerequisite: Windows Level I and basic word processing skills.

Course Title: Acrobat Level IItypical Outline adobe
Description: Students will learn to use Adobe Acrobat Pro to create interactive PDF forms. Topics include: Adding interactivity to PDF documents through the use of form fields, distributing forms, using the Forms Tracker, and PDF document security options.
Audience: Designed for students with some experience with Adobe Acrobat.
Prerequisite: Adobe Acrobat Level I.

Adobe Captivate

Course Title: Captivate Introduction typical Outline adobe
Description: Students learn to use Captivate to develop presentations that can be placed online and reviewed by multiple people. Learn to navigate the Captivate interface, customize it, and the options for creating a new project. Learn to create Captivate projects that include images, animations, and software demonstrations. Learn how to modify and publish a project.
Audience: Designed for individuals with no Captivate or desktop publishing experience.
Prerequisite: Windows Introduction and word processing.

Course Title: Captivate Level IItypical Outline adobe
Description: Students learn to use Captivate to produce interactive quizzes. Learn to work with and manage Captivate objects and use interactive objects. Learn how to manage multiple projects, change the project size, link projects, create a table of contents, and import projects from Microsoft PowerPoint.
Audience: Designed for individuals who would like to expand their Adobe Captivate knowledge.
Prerequisite: Captivate Level I

Adobe Illustrator

Course Title: Illustrator Level I typical Outline adobe
Description: Students learn to create illustrations such as logos and advertisements that include type and graphics. Topics include: Navigating the Illustrator environment, drawing shapes, tracing images, using selection tools, applying strokes, fills, and graphic styles to objects, aligning, grouping, and transforming objects, working with artistic and paragraph type, and saving & exporting artwork.
Audience: Designed for individuals new to Adobe Illustrator.
Prerequisite: Windows Level I.

Course Title: Illustrator Level IItypical Outline adobe
Description: In this class students will learn to transform and position artwork, reflect & skew artwork, work with and manage layers, work with paths, flares, and anchor points, use various Illustrator brushes, apply effects enhance artwork, and use symbols.
Audience: Designed for individuals with some Illustrator experience.
Prerequisite: Illustrator Level I.

Adobe InDesign

Course Title: InDesign Level Itypical Outline adobe
Description: Students learn to produce quality publications using professional page layout concepts. Topics include: placing graphics and text, design issues, creating special effects, using styles, master pages, columns, table of contents, and composition issues. Exercises include creating flyers, greeting cards, business cards, brochures, and newsletters.
Audience: Designed for individuals with no InDesign or desktop publishing experience.
Prerequisite: Windows Level I and word processing.

Course Title: InDesign Level IItypical Outline adobe
Description: In this class students will learn to create and work with multiple page publications, import and link objects in publications, add interactivity, and learn ways to enhance publications. Topics include creating books, using multiple Master Pages, creating and applying styles, merging data, using frames as an alternative to text blocks for text and graphics placement, using and managing links, adding buttons and variables, importing and exporting information, and more.
Audience: Designed for individuals with some InDesign experience.
Prerequisite: InDesign Level I.

Microsoft Publisher

Course Title: Publisher Level Itypical Outline adobe
Description: Students learn to produce quality publications using professional page layout concepts. Topics include: design and composition issues, integrating text and graphics, retrieving graphics, creating special effects and creating columns. Students work with frames, rulers, WordArt, tables, color schemes, layering and other aspects of the program. Exercises include creating a flyer, a brochure, a newsletter and a multi-page publication.
Audience: Designed for individuals with no desktop publishing experience.
Prerequisite: Windows Introduction and word processing experience.

Course Title: Publisher Level IItypical Outline adobe
Description: In this course, students will create more elaborate and advanced publications in Microsoft Publisher. Learn to create templates for brochures, create business cards, and import data from other Microsoft Office programs. Also learn how to use Mail Merge to create personalized publications.
Audience: Designed for individuals who need more advanced training in Microsoft Publisher.
Prerequisite: Microsoft Publisher Introduction.

Microsoft Visio

Course Title: Visio Level Itypical Outline adobe
Description: Learn to use Visio to create various types of diagrams using shapes and templates. Projects include: directional maps, flow charts, organizational charts, and office layouts. Topics include: Creating and saving drawings, page features and scale, adding and editing shapes, understanding how to connect shapes, working with text, using templates, viewing, and printing.
Audience: Designed for individuals new to Visio.
Prerequisite: Windows Introduction.

Course Title: Visio Level IItypical Outline adobe
Description: Learn advanced techniques to create Visio diagrams including advanced flow-charting tools.  Learn to create custom shapes and stencils and edit Master shapes.  Learn about shape operations, locking shapes, and running a Shapes Report.  Learn to create array shapes and use styles.  Learn to create Visio templates and share Visio diagrams with other applications.  Learn to create an Organization Chart based on Excel data and link the chart back to the data.
Audience: Indivisuals who want to expand their Visio knowledge.
Prerequisite: Visio Level I or equivalent experience


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