The Gimp is an open source program that is very similar to Adobe's Photoshop. It performs "a variety of image manipulations tasks like photo retouching, image composition and image construction." You get many Photoshop features without the expenditure.


SPECIAL INTEREST PRIVATE COMPUTING CLASSES
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Our Special Interest Series of classes encourage students to discover how a computer can help them reach their personal goals. The classes are fun and informative. They offer a great opportunity to tackle technology and win.

Training Selections:

Windows Vista
Web Pages for Me
Basic Picture Editing One-On-One
My Digital Camera
Quick Lesson

Each private computer-training course is 5 sessions in length—each session is 1.5 hours. You set up the training with your instructor according to your schedule. You can arrange your sessions once a week for 5 weeks (recommended), twice a week for 2½ weeks, or any arrangement you prefer. You set the class size, which can be one-on-one or you can a take course with a friend, whatever you decide.


Windows Vista

Want to narrow the learning curve? -- Then signup for this introduction to Microsoft’s new Windows Vista operating system. We will explain the differences and provide you with tips and tricks to help you stay ahead of the pack. Don’t go back to XP, understand and go forward with Vista.

Number of
Sessions

Days and Times

5

Decide on the day of the week that is best
for you then call 313-362-2898 to reserve
and setup your class schedule

Class Fee: $179.00
Additional Textbook Charge

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Web Pages for Me

You may already have a website but don’t know how to add to it or make changes. Or maybe you would like to learn how to produce your own site. These private training sessions will teach you the basics of HTML, the main publishing language of the Internet. Create pictures, tables, frames, hyperlinks, etc., and learn what you need to publish your own site to the Internet.

Number of
Sessions

Days and Times

5

Decide on the day of the week that is best
for you then call 313-362-2898 to reserve
and setup your class schedule

Class Fee: $179.00

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Basic Picture Editing One-On-One

This course teaches you basic picture editing. You will learn how to modify scanned or digital photographs, use editing tools to select parts of images, isolate images, move, duplicate, and resize images. In addition, learn how to obtain and install the free editing software for your personal use.

Number of
Sessions

Days and Times

5

Decide on the day of the week that is best
for you then call 313-362-2898 to reserve
and setup your class schedule

Class Fee: $179.00

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My Digital Camera

This intermediate course covers subjects including: freezing columns and rows; inserting and deleting sheets; referencing worksheet data; hiding and protecting worksheet areas; controlling page breaks and page numbering. Your choice of MS Excel 2000, 2003 or 2007.

Number of
Sessions

Days and Times

3

Decide on the day of the week that is best
for you then call 313-362-2898 to reserve
and setup your class schedule

Class Fee: $98.00
Additional Textbook Charge

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Quick Lesson

It could be that you have a presentation to make and need to know how to use the graph function of your spreadsheet program. Maybe you would like to understand the query function in Microsoft Access for an upcoming project. These are one lesson subjects that until now would require you to take a full course to learn. For this reason PC Tutor is offering the "Quick Lesson." You pick the subject and we will design a 1½ hour class session to teach you what you need to know, right now.

It could be that you have a presentation to make and need to know how to use the graph function of your spreadsheet program. Maybe you would like to understand the query function in Microsoft Access for an upcoming project. These are one lesson subjects that until now would require you to take a full course to learn. For this reason PC Tutor is offering the "Quick Lesson." You pick the subject and we will design a 1½ hour class session to teach you what you need to know, right now.

Number of
Sessions

Days and Times

1

Decide on the day of the week that is best
for you then call 313-362-2898 to reserve
and setup your class schedule

Class Fee: $55.00
Additional Textbook Charge

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