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Computer Skills for the Workplace

$115

with Online Instructor Dave Paquin, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next available session starts May 12, 2021
2 additional sessions through Jul 14, 2021

https://www.ed2go.com/msad2970/online-courses/computer-skills-for-the-workplace/

Confidently apply for jobs knowing that you possess the computer skills needed to perform on the job. This course includes a great introduction to Windows 10 and Office 2016 to provide the fundamental computer competencies you need to prosper in a modern workplace.

6 Weeks Access / 24 Course Hrs

Most jobs today require a working knowledge of certain computer skills. Employers seek and reward employees who have the ability to send emails, create spreadsheets, manage databases, understand memory and network limitations, and recognize the function and features of modern computer components. Any job candidate who already possesses these skills will stand above those who do not.

This course is designed to provide the fundamental computer competencies you need to survive and prosper in today's fast-changing workplace. You will learn how to implement the powers of modern office software to work faster and more efficiently. This course will focus on practical application for software most common to the workplace. By the time you finish, you will have learned why employers consider technological literacy so critical to the success of any organization.

Discover Sign Language

$100

with Online Instructor Erin Trimble, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next available session starts May 12, 2021
1 additional session on Jun 16, 2021

https://www.ed2go.com/msad2970/online-courses/learn-sign-language/

Discover Sign Language will teach you how to sign basic phrases and complete sentences and how to put it all together, allowing you to introduce yourself and start a conversation. Along the way, you will learn signs for colors, numbers, locations, family, and the activities you like to do.

Throughout the course, you will learn by watching videos that demonstrate how to make the signs and how to incorporate facial expressions to communicate in this beautiful language. This course is taught using the best practices of the industry with a minimum of audio support. Throughout it, you will be immersed in silence, which will help you gain an understanding of the perspective of Deaf people and sign language.

You will also gain an introduction to the world of the Deaf culture and explore topics such as lip reading, baby signs, and the career of interpreting. By the end of the course, when you meet a Deaf person, you will be ready to sign!

 

Drawing for Absolute Beginners

$100

with Online Instructor Chad Walker, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next available session starts May 12, 2021
2 additional sessions through Jul 14, 2021

https://www.ed2go.com/msad2970/online-courses/drawing-for-absolute-beginner/

Gain a solid foundation in the basics of drawing to become the artist you've always wanted to be. This course will help you become familiar with paper type, drawing styles, techniques, and basic principles of perspective, layout and design.

6 Weeks Access / 24 Course Hrs

 

Ed2go - Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365

$129

with Ed2go Instructor, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next session starts May 12, 2021
1 additional session on Jun 16, 2021

Click the link for more information about the course specifics, dates, cost and registration.

https://www.ed2go.com/msad2970/online-courses/intro-excel-microsoft-excel-2019-office-365/

This Class is thru Ed2go.  

Learn to quickly and efficiently use Microsoft Excel 2019/Office 365 as you discover dozens of shortcuts and tricks for setting up fully formatted worksheets. This course, taught by an experience Microsoft Excel instructor, provides in-depth knowledge for beginners that will have you using Excel like a pro.

6 Weeks Access / 24 Course Hrs

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Genealogy Basics

$100

with Online Instructor Carrie Ehrfurth, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next available session starts May 12, 2021
2 additional sessions through Jul 14, 2021

https://www.ed2go.com/msad2970/online-courses/genealogy-basics/

Learn to trace your family history and make it come alive. This course provides hands-on examples that help you dig deeper into your family's past using several subscription-based websites that you will be able to access during the course.

6 Weeks Access / 24 Course Hrs

Tracing your family's history is a fascinating journey. Genealogy Basics will help you understand the genealogy research process and how to interpret the information you find. This course guides you through the search process for family names using several subscription-based websites, which you can access while enrolled in this class.

You will learn through hands-on examples that help you dig deeper into your family's past. You will develop a strategy to accomplish your objectives, evaluate the results, and share that information with others. You will discover where to look, who to contact, and how to make your family history come alive!

Grammar Refresher

$100

with Online Instructor Curt Simmons, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next available session starts May 12, 2021
2 additional sessions through Jul 14, 2021

https://www.ed2go.com/msad2970/online-courses/grammar-refresher/

Develop English grammar skills and take your writing and speaking to the next level. This course explores the eight parts of speech, punctuation and mechanics, foundational sentence construction, phrases, clauses, problem words, common mistakes, and more with practical, hands-on exercises.

6 Weeks Access / 24 Course Hrs

Develop your English grammar skills and take your writing and speaking to the next level of excellence in this course. This course explores the eight parts of speech, punctuation and mechanics, and foundational sentence construction. You will learn about phrases, clauses, problem words, common grammar mistakes, and much more through practical, hands-on exercises. You will also learn through short videos, examples, and even fun games. Take your writing and speaking to the next level of excellence!

Intermediate QuickBooks 2019

$129

with Online Instructor Scott Paxton, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next available session starts May 12, 2021
1 additional session on Jun 16, 2021

https://www.ed2go.com/msad2970/online-courses/intermediate-quickbooks-2019/

Millions of small businesses use QuickBooks for their accounting needs, but only a fraction know how to use all its features. This online course will help you build on previous skills to gain an intermediate-level proficiency of the QuickBooks 2019 software.

The Intermediate QuickBooks 2019 course is ideal if you understand the basics of accounting software or previously completed an introductory-level QuickBooks training, and want to advance your QuickBooks skills. You will also learn how to use QuickBooks in many common scenarios that small business owners encounter, such as creating customer statements and assessing finance charges.

By the time you complete the course, you will know how to set up a chart of accounts; reconcile your checking account; create and print invoices, receipts, and statements; track your payables, inventory, and receivables; create estimates; and generate reports.

 

Introduction to Guitar

$100

with Online Instructor Edward Burns, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next available session starts May 12, 2021
2 additional sessions through Jul 14, 2021

Master basic guitar skills and become the musician you've always wanted to be.

6 Weeks Access / 24 Course Hrs

Learn to play guitar, and become the musician you've always wanted to be! In these fun and informative lessons, you'll build basic guitar skills step-by-step with the help of hands-on exercises, audio and video recordings, and detailed illustrations.

The classical guitar skills you'll master in this course will allow you to play any style of music, from hard rock to country-and-western. And that's not all! Good guitar players know that the secret to making beautiful music is to practice, practice, practice—so that's what you'll do. You'll make rapid progress as you follow a carefully planned practice schedule that reinforces each new skill you learn. Whether you're a beginner or an intermediate student, this course will take your musical talent to the next level. By the time you're finished, you'll be well on your way to becoming a skilled guitar player.





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