Computer Basics - Seniors
Perfect for beginners who want to become computer literate! Learn about hardware and software, Windows and the Internet. Open to seniors only, ages 60 and above.
- Total Hours: 6.00
- CEUs: 0.60
Perfect for beginners who want to become computer literate! Learn about hardware and software, Windows and the Internet. Open to seniors only, ages 60 and above.
This course is a great introduction to Windows 10 and Office 2016 and 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. We'll focus on practical application for software most common to the workplace. When you finish this course, you will have learned why employers consider technological literacy so critical to the success of any organization.
If you use a desktop computer or laptop, typing is an invaluable skill that can open doors and enhance your career opportunities. This class will help you get started.
Perfect for beginners who want to become computer literate. Course topics include hardware, software, Internet and email.
Using the computer software program FasType for Windows, you will learn the basic skills of touch-typing. If you already know how to type, this course will help you improve your typing speed and accuracy. When you are finished with the course, continue to use FasType for Windows to improve your keyboarding skills with its intermediate and advanced lessons.
At the end of the Office Administrative Specialist Certificate Program, students will demonstrate their knowledge of office applications by creating documents and spreadsheets using the skills acquired in the program. Grades will be assigned in this course. To receive an Office Administrative Specialist Certificate, you must successfully complete this course.
Do you have trouble organizing digital photos, documents, and downloads on your computer? Learn to use file management in the Windows environment. The topics include creating and working with folders, finding files, cut, copy, paste, and more.
This nationally recognized Records Management online course and training program is a power packed program that will teach you how to manage electronic records and conquer the paper pile-up. Textbook included. This Records management online certificate program is only offered in partnership with major colleges and universities.
Discover how you can use the Internet to make teaching easier for you and more relevant to your students.
A class especially for those age 60 and older who want to learn the basics of Microsoft Word, including creating and editing documents, formatting, printing, and more.
The perfect course for those who are or want to be entry-level computer service technicians. Learn to install, remove, upgrade, maintain, and troubleshoot computer hardware while building you own computer, to take home after class, from a kit provided. Prepare for the A+ exams 901 and 902.
Learn to administer and maintain Windows Server 2012 infrastructure such as implementing server images, user and group management with active directory domain services (AD DS) and group policy, remote access and network policies, data security, monitoring, and update management.
The CISSP credential demonstrates in-depth technical knowledge and experience that employers and other industry professionals recognize. Earning the CISSP is considered by many to be a must have for cyber security professionals and for those seeking to specialize in information security. It is also of very high value for IT professionals in other roles who are involved in information security or for those wanting to broaden their skills.
Intended for network administrators, technicians, MCSEs and CNEs who must configure routers, switches and hubs in a multiprotocol LAN and WAN environment. Learn to identify, design, and implement solutions for small to medium-sized organizations. Prerequisite: Network+ or equivalent experience.
This class prepares you to take the Cisco 100-101 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices exam. Learn to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small branch office network. Other topics include Operation of IP Data Networks; LAN Switching Technologies; IP Addressing (IPv4 & IPv6); IP Routing Technologies; IP Services (DHCP, NAT, ACLs); Network Device Security; Basic Troubleshooting.
Learn about cloud concept and models, virtualization, infrastructure, resource management, security, and business continuity in the cloud. Acquire the knowledge and best practices required of IT practitioners working in cloud computing environments as you prepare for the Cloud+ CompTIA certification.
CompTIA A+ certification is the industry standard for validating the skills of entry-level computer technicians. It opens the door to an exciting career in computer technology, and ed2go's online program makes training convenient and interactive.
The U.S. Department of Labor forecasts that computer security and related computer-support specialties will be among the fastest-growing occupations through 2012. CompTIA146s Security+ certificate is widely regarded as the entry-level certificate for gaining access to this well-paying, in-demand field. In this six-week course, you'll learn everything you need to know to achieve your Security+ credential.
By completing the Help Desk Analyst: Tier 1 Support Specialist Online Training Program, you'll understand how to: . Improve support-center productivity .Provide exceptional customer support .Handle difficult customer situations .Implement best practices for problem solving .Exhibit assertive confidence while reducing job stress
Learn to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. This course is part one of a three-part series and focuses on the initial implementation and configuration of core services including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), networking services, and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 configuration.
Through hands-on practice, students will learn system administration skills for the Linux operating system and prepare for CompTIA Linux+ certification.
The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): SQL Server 2012 program enables you to take your professional database career to a new level. This program validates the primary set of SQL Server 2012 skills, relevant across multiple solution areas in business environments. You will prepare to manage a database environment as a database developer and as a database analyst. With the MCSA: SQL Server 2012 certification, you can deliver more business value to your organization. This program prepares you for the standards set forth by Microsoft for earning the MCSA: SQL Server 2012 Certification and prepares you to take the Microsoft 70-461, 70-462, and 70-463 certification exams. Upon passing all three exams, you will receive the MCSA: SQL Server 2012 Certification. In this program, you will learn to install, configure, and manage SQL Server 2012 with hands-on labs that give step-by-step instructions. The applied learning labs prepare you to walk into an interview with marketable sk
The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2012 program can take you to the next level in your IT career. This program validates the primary set of Windows Server 2012 skills, relevant across multiple solution areas in a business environment. You will prepare to manage IT departments as a Network or Computer Systems Administrator or as a Computer Network Specialist. With a MCSA: Server 2012 certification, you will be able to reduce IT costs and deliver more business value with a certification. This program prepares you for the standards set forth by Microsoft for earning the MCSA Certification and prepares you to take the Microsoft 70-410, 70-411 and 70-412 certification exams. Upon passing all three exams, you will receive the MCSA: Server 2012 Certification. In this program, you will learn to install, configure, and manage Server 2012 with hands-on labs that give step-by-step instructions. The applied learning labs prepare you to walk into an interview wit
Acquire the fundamental skills and concepts that are used on the job in any type of networking career. You will be able to work with the major networking technologies and systems in use in modern PC-based computer networks as you also prepare for the Network+ certification exam.
Learn real-world applications for the concepts you learn in Introduction to Networking. You will gain a full understanding of almost every aspect of networking technology, including hot topics such as virtual private networks, security, and internet connectivity. Completion of this course and its prerequisite should serve as a springboard for a career in computer networking or training for CCNA certification.
Introduction to Networking explains computer networking basics in terms that you can easily understand, using concepts common to everyday, non-computing experience. A brief introduction to networking history provides context, explaining how networks have become so important to businesses and individuals. The course emphasizes networking fundamentals, explaining the software and hardware that makes networking possible. The course stresses understanding how and why networks work, rather than focusing on memorization of terms or numbers.
Use ethical hacking techniques to locate and close security holes in your own network.
What you don't know about PC security really can hurt you! Learn why you're at risk and what you can do to protect your precious personal and business data from the outside world. This course, taught by a security expert, will quickly bring you up to speed on the fundamentals of PC and network security. You'll learn the nature of the threats you face, how to assess your vulnerability, how to identify the weak links in your system, and how you can implement simple solutions to minimize your risks.
Don't spend your hard-earned cash on expensive PC repairs! In this feature packed interactive workshop, you will take a look under the hood of a typical PC, learning how to identify, by appearance and function, each of your computer's components. Then, you will discover dozens of proven preventative measures you can take to protect your valuable electronics and irreplaceable data from disaster. You will learn what to do when disaster strikes, learning how to deal with power problems, BIOS and CMOS RAM glitches, drive and file problems, and boot failure. You will also learn all about configuring and using memory and preventing Windows General Protection Faults.
Theft and destruction of intellectual property takes place despite the presence of firewalls, encryption, and corporate edicts. Prepare to implement and monitor security on networks, applications, and operating systems, and respond to security breaches, as you also prepare for the Security+ exam.
What is the cloud? If you have trouble answering this question, you're not alone. In this course, we'll explore how the cloud works, what drives its incredible growth, and how you can use cloud services. And don't worry if you're not tech-savvy! We'll relate the cloud to things you encounter every day, using practical, non-technical language.
Wireless networking is a hot topic. More and more people want to roam unplugged, so demand for wireless connectivity in homes, offices, and gathering spaces is soaring. In this fascinating and timely course, an industry expert will help you understand how wireless devices make connections, how the connections actually work, and how you can plan, deploy, and connect to wireless networks yourself.
Learn to use Autodesk's 3ds Max to create your own professional animated 3D graphics for videogames. This 3ds Max Online Training Program takes you through object modeling, material creation, animation, cameras, game characters, skeletons and rigging, scene generation, and much more. You'll spend considerable time exploring the interface, learning how to work efficiently, and seeing firsthand how to apply the right tools to accomplish tasks quickly.
Learn more advanced form design with sub-forms, tab pages and navigation forms. Students will import, export, and link external data and perform a Word mail merge with Access data. The database will be made more turn-key with macros, VBA programming and switchboards. Database management topics like dependencies, documenting, and compacting, repairing, splitting, security, and turning into ACCDE file will be addressed.
Learn about database normalization, relationships, referential integrity and how to analyze tables. Explore complex queries with joins, parameters, calculated fields and summarizing and grouping values. Work with action queries and finding unmatched or duplicate records. Learn to create more advanced reports with calculated fields and enhanced control formatting and data bars.
Take away the mystery of database design in Access by creating, designing, and editing tables. Learn to create simple queries and filters and to design simple forms and reports.
Crystal Reports is a database report writer and is used for analyzing and presenting database information. You will learn to create and modify reports, apply formatting and formulas.
Learn how to use Crystal Reports to create attractive business documents that are easy to read and understand.
Is your database easy to work with and efficient? Learn the theory behind relational databases, entity relationship diagrams, and normalization of data. Students will plan the design of a database.
A number of powerful tools are available to help you build databases and database applications. However, if you do not apply a systematic, structured approach to the use of those tools, you will probably produce systems that fail to meet user needs. Many projects bog down or are never completed for lack of a disciplined approach to development. This course will guide you step-by-step through all the phases of a system development project to guarantee that the resulting product will not only work as it was designed to work, but also that the design truly responds to user needs.
At the end of the Database Design and Management Certificate Program, students design a working database, queries, forms, and reports. This hands-on session provides the review and practical application needed to pull it all together and fine-tune your new database management skills.
Learn how to use the Oracle database management system to plan, organize, and manage your data. Introduction to Oracle will provide you with a practical hands-on approach to relational databases concepts and Oracle's database management system. This course will introduce you to the Structured Query Language (SQL), Oracle's SQL*Plus, and other valuable tools used to develop, manage, and reference an Oracle database. Learn to create an Oracle database, build various database objects for the database, and write simple SQL statements that access the data from the database. This course will teach you to write Data Definition Language statements to create, update, and delete database objects. You will learn to execute Data Control Language statements to give or delete access rights to database objects. You will write Data Manipulation Language statements to insert, update, and delete records from a database. Finally, you will learn how to query the data and create finished reports.
Learn everything you need to be productive with SQL Server. This course gives you hands-on exposure to database design and creation, security, diagramming, backup, recovery, indexes, views, stored procedures, triggers, and basics of reporting services.
Prepare yourself to use generic SQL (Structured Query Language) to retrieve, store and manipulate data from any relational database. Querying and SQL statements fundamentals will be covered.
Learn the key concepts of Structured Query Language (SQL) and gain a solid working knowledge of this powerful and universal database programming language. You will learn the basic structure of relational databases, how to read and write simple and complex SQL statements, and how to manipulate data.
The Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office 2013 Master training program teaches the basic and necessary skills. You will learn essential skills including how to work in a modern professional office, how to maintain a professional image, personal and professional ethics, communication essentials, technology basics, records and financial management, event planning and travel, and how to achieve career advancement. You will also learn advanced level skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook 2013.
Learn to create basic formulas and use functions in Excel.
Learn to create a simple Excel spreadsheet complete with formats and easy formulas.
Take your Excel skills to the next level! In these hands-on lessons, you'll master charting, PivotTables, Slicers, Sparklines, and other advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. You'll learn how to harness the power of Excel's data analysis and filtering tools and see how easy it is to create macros that eliminate repetitive tasks. You'll also set yourself apart from the casual Excel user by adding VLOOKUP, INDEX & MATCH, and Excel's other time-saving functions to your repertoire. So get ready for six fun, action-packed weeks that will make you an Excel expert!
You'll see how to work with the additional analysis tools provided by Excel add-ins and become skilled in using validation to protect the integrity of your worksheets from less experienced users. Impress your coworkers by learning how to add functional and eye-catching custom controls to any worksheet and how to use scenarios and data tables to quickly perform what-if data analyses. You'll discover advanced techniques for PivotTables, like creating Timelines, calculated fields, and calculated items. You'll learn how to use Excel's consolidation function to efficiently summarize data from multiple sources, become adept at importing external data, and master the art of conditional formatting to highlight duplicate entries and other common worksheet problems.
Take your Excel skills to the next level! Master charting, PivotTables, Slicers, Sparklines, and other advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2013, and discover how this powerful MS Office program can boost your productivity. In these hands-on lessons, you'll learn how to create informative, eye-catching charts and graphs and harness the power of Excel's data analysis tools and AutoFilter commands. In addition, you'll find out how easy it is to create macros that let you manipulate data with the push of a button. You'll also discover how to use Goal Seek and Solver and apply them to real-world problems. And you'll set yourself apart from the casual Excel user by adding VLOOKUP, INDEX & MATCH, and Excel's other time-saving functions to your repertoire. So get ready for six fun, action-packed weeks that will make you an Excel expert!
Even non-techie beginners will find it easy to learn Excel in this online course. Learn dozens of shortcuts and tricks for setting up fully formatted worksheets. Write mathematical formulas and use the function wizard to calculate statistics, loan payments, future value, and more. In addition, you'll get tips on sorting and analyzing data, designing custom charts and graphs, creating three-dimensional workbooks, building links between files, endowing your worksheets with decision-making capabilities, and automating frequently-repeated tasks with macros and buttons. This informative course covers the new Quick Analysis, Flash Fill, and charting capabilities available in Excel 2013. This is not a tutorial, but an in-depth class where you'll get training, help, and personal support from an experienced instructor as you're learning Excel basics step-by-step. By the time you're done, you'll be using this vital Office 2013 application like a pro. Price includes voucher funds.
Master advanced features and functions of Microsoft Excel 2016, including data analysis tools, data tables and databases, PivotTables, custom controls, importing external data, and conditional formatting.
Work with basic math formulas and progress to conditional, lookups, date and time, financial, statistical, and conversion examples. Protect and hide your formulas and create user-defined functions.
Graphs are very powerful tools for visually representing your important numeric data. Learn how simple it is to create in Excel.
Students will learn more specialized functions, like IF, COUNTIF, and DSUM, and they will learn how to more effectively analyze, sort and filter data, create outlines, subtotals, range names, and work with tables. They will learn to display data more visually in charts, pivot tables, and pivot charts and work with slicers and templates.
Do you work with numbers? Then you need to master Microsoft Excel 2016 (now available through Office 365)-and this is the place to do it. Even non-techie beginners will find it easy to learn Excel in this fun, step-by-step online course. These lessons will teach you dozens of shortcuts and tricks for setting up fully formatted worksheets quickly and efficiently. You'll also learn the secrets behind writing powerful mathematical formulas and discover how to use the function wizard to quickly and automatically calculate statistics, loan payments, future value, and more.
Excel is used in most offices Learn how to create effective and efficient worksheets using formulas, common functions, formatting and printing.
Enjoy the efficiency of macros as you learn to record mouse clicks and keystrokes for playback later or to record a sequence of commands you use to perform repetitive tasks in Excel. Get the basics in this class.
Learn to use Pivot Tables to summarize large amounts of data and analyze it in a variety of ways.
Students will work with multiple worksheets, use LOOKUP functions and formula auditing, share and protect workbooks, automate workbook functionality with data validation and macros, create spark lines and map data and work with data tables, scenarios, goal seek and forecasting data trends.
Students will learn more specialized functions, like IF, COUNTIF and DSUM, and they will learn how to more effectively analyze, sort and filter data, create outlines, subtotals, range names, and work with tables. They will learn to display data more visually in charts, Pivot tables, and Pivot charts and work with slicers and templates.
Excel is used in most offices. Learn how to create effective and efficient worksheets using formulas, common functions, formatting, and printing.
Go beyond the basics of word processing and master the more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2016 (now available through Office 365). In this course, you'll learn how to automate Word 2016 using shortcuts to help you write more while typing less. From signs, newsletters, and greeting cards to long documents, you'll learn how to create whatever you need-quickly and with professional-looking results.
Take your PowerPoint presentations from ordinary to extraordinary! In these lessons, you'll learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 to create professional-quality slide presentations that grab and hold your audience's attention from start to finish. You'll start by learning how to plan and create dazzling slide presentations using a variety of slide and layout masters that make global changes to your presentation in a snap. You'll also see how to embellish your slides with pictures, shapes, WordArt, and SmartArt, as well as multimedia effects such as animations, slide transitions, audio, video, and text and object hyperlinks.
Through hands-on instructions, you'll learn how to add and edit text; move words from one part of your document to another; work on two or more documents simultaneously; and format your text. You'll also see how to save, retrieve, copy, organize, and print your documents. You'll learn dozens of ways to modify the appearance and content of your documents by adjusting page margins, paragraph tab settings, and line spacing to create great-looking documents quickly and easily. If you need to type foreign language characters or symbols, you can do that in Word too.
The Microsoft Access 2013 (MOS) training program teaches the skills you need to work in Access 2013 and prepares you for the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Exam 77-424. You will learn basic database concepts, as well as how to design and create databases and tables. You will also learn how to query tables, and create forms and reports. Additionally, you will learn how to design databases at an advanced level.
This Microsoft Access 2016 training class starts by covering basic database concepts. You will then learn to design and create databases and tables, query those tables, and create forms and reports. You will learn about database design and optimization, as well as advanced form customization. The Microsoft Access 2016 (MOS) training program prepares you for the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Exam 77-730.
The Microsoft Office Specialist 2013 training program prepares you for the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Exams 77-418, 77-425, and 77-426 (Word), 77-420, 77-427, and 77-428 (Excel), 77-422 (PowerPoint), 77-423 (Outlook), and 77-424 (Access). You will learn essential skills of working at a basic through advanced level in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access 2013.
In this program you will learn about working with lists and libraries, basic page customization, working with forms, managing site permissions and users, and the fundamentals of managing SharePoint sites.
More often, no matter the occupation, knowledge in and experience with Microsoft Word is a workplace standard. Developing skills and familiarity with Word allows you to work independently and gives you the essential skills for being productive in your career. This online training program is presented in a step-by-step manner, enabling you to learn by completing readings, hands-on exercises and watching video presentations. The program also includes quizzes and exams, so your skills are regularly assessed. The Microsoft Word 2013 Certification Training program also prepares you for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam 77-418, a globally recognized standard for validating expertise with the Microsoft Office 2010 Suite.
Learn to manage email, calendar, and contacts, and to streamline and automate your work with keyboard shortcuts, rules, search folders, and Quick Steps. The course will focus on important tasks like sending, receiving, and managing your mail, and using tools such as the calendar, tasks, and to-dos. You'll also learn about the redesigned Contacts section of Outlook (now called People). You'll discover how Outlook can connect to your social networks, and discuss the pros and cons of making those connections. The course also shares secrets about how to get the most from Outlook. For example, did you know that you can create, send, and receive email messages without ever touching the mouse? It's faster and more efficient, and can even reduce some of the strain on your aching mouse hand. Introduction to Outlook 2013 dedicates an entire lesson to the instructor's favorite Outlook tips and tricks.
Take your Outlook skills to the next level. Learn how to customize Outlook, automate commonly used actions, work with folders, organize Outlook components, and use the Rules Wizard.
Make the most of your email communications. Learn to work with contacts and distribution lists. Find out how Outlook tasks can help you get organized and use the Outlook calendar to keep up with your busy schedule.
Import from other applications, create photo albums, share presentations, and create templates. Use multimedia effects including sound and video to produce professional, effective presentations.
Your presentations can be show stopping. Create slide shows using PowerPoint's most commonly used features.
Discover how to effectively plan, implement, and control projects using the world's most popular project management software, Microsoft Project 2013. From sequencing tasks, producing a baseline, and assigning resources and costs, to tracking progress, analyzing variances, and revising your project plan, Microsoft Project can help you organize all your project's details quickly and effectively. In this course, you'll master the basics of Microsoft Project 2013 so you can create a project schedule in no time flat and then share it with clients and co-workers. Using the program's different views, such as the Calendar and Gantt chart views, you'll be able to manage your project information and produce effective reports. Armed with this information, you'll avoid going down dead-end alleys and overloading your schedule. And should you encounter trouble, you'll master a number of tried-and-true problem-resolution techniques to help get your project back on track. You'll also learn
Learn to use Microsoft Publisher to create impressive publications. It's perfect for beginners who want to learn how to produce professional-quality newsletters, fliers, letterheads, and brochures. You'll start by learning how to navigate the Publisher workspace using the ribbon, and to access both local and online templates. Next, you'll find out how to create and manage text, pictures, graphics, and other elements, such as tables and shapes, and see how you can use these components to create a variety of documents. Create documents from scratch, and learn how to modify existing templates so you can create customized documents more easily. Finally, you'll learn all about printing your publications and how to share Publisher documents electronically. Once you know how to manage Publisher tools and features and how to design effective publications, you'll be able to create anything you might need.
Learn how to use the advanced features of this desktop publishing program to add graphics to a document, merge data into form letters, and use macros and shortcuts to make using Word easier and faster.
Create top-notch documents using forms, sharing documents, and document revisions. In addition, you will work with custom graphic elements, bookmarks, footnotes, and macros.
Enhance your proficiency with Word using tables, styles, templates, section breaks and columns. Long document features such as table of contents, indexes and mail merge will also be covered.
Learn everything you need to get started creating and editing documents, formatting, proofing, controlling page setup, and more.
Master the basic features of this powerful word-processing program to professionally type, edit, and format text, and spell check and print documents.
The fastest-growing software market today involves mobile applications (or apps). In this course, you'll learn to use the free Xcode compiler and the Objective-C programming language to program your own apps for Mac, iPhone, and iPad. You'll get acquainted with the way Xcode works, understand the basics of writing programs in Objective-C, and develop a solid foundation for writing your own programs. Even if you're new to programming or familiar with programming a different type of computer, this course will offer the guidance you need to master the basics of creating apps and programs for your Mac device.
Learn the latest technologies associated with web development by successfully completing this course, and at the very end, use your new skills to build traditional websites or take existing websites and convert them to dynamic mobile websites.
Learn how to create exciting, interactive, and professional Web sites with ASP.NET. In this hands-on course, you'll begin by adding the power of interactive controls to your Web pages, and you'll discover how you can use style sheets to give every Web page you create the same clean and consistent look and feel. You'll find out how to connect to a database and put the information it contains on public display. Then, you'll develop a true community-based Web site that allows users to register, log in, create and update profiles, and post messages to a forum. You'll also explore the issue of Web security, and learn some simple things you can do to secure your site against some common attacks.
This course is a continuation of the C# Introduction course. Students will learn to define classes and how to build new classes by inheriting from existing classes. Students will create C# applications that read from and write to a database. Students will create C# to read and write binary files and to work XML data. Students will need a C# compiler. One is available for download for free. Book Included.
Learn the fundamentals of computer programming with the hot new C# programming language. You'll begin with an exploration of input/output operations, decision making, looping, and object oriented programming principles. Then, you'll gain hands-on experience using sequential data files, and you'll build your very own Graphical User Interface (GUI) application. Learn to program the right way: by using a state-of-the-art language to build impressive and professional-looking applications on your schedule and on your very own computer.
Build upon your current knowledge of programming logic by writing Graphical User Interface applications in the C# programming language. Learn how to write applications with menus, toolbars, and files, and find out how to interact with databases and write SQL queries.
Learn how to program in C+, even if you have no prior programming experience! Create programs for Microsoft Windows using Borland C++ Builder. Learn Object-Oriented techniques, how to create windows and forms, and how to program in a step-by-step nature. This course is ideal whether you're an enthusiast, a business person hoping to advance your career, or someone who already knows how to program but wants to move ahead to C++ and Object-Oriented Programming.
Students will receive a thorough introduction to the basic syntax and structure of the C++ programming language. Students will create C++ applications that define variables and arrays and that use if statements, switch/case statements, for loops and while loops. Students will create functions and pass information into functions by value and by reference using pointers. Students will build applications made up of several files. This course is a good introduction for those that have never programmed before. Students will need access to a C++ compiler. There are compilers available for download. Book Included.
Learn the fundamentals of game development and get an overview of game genres, platforms, and audiences. Next, you'll learn tools and techniques to help you make better design decisions and achieve greater efficiencies as you develop your own games. You'll learn why many games fail and how to ensure your games are positioned for success. During the course, you'll gain hands-on experience in many of the game development processes. By the end of the course, you'll have the experience and confidence to start developing your own game. Finally, we'll go behind the scenes of the game design industry to see how it started and where it's headed. You'll learn about the various roles in game development and how to pursue a career in the industry. When you complete the course, you'll be ready to start developing games right away!
If you want to learn Java, but don't have any prior programming knowledge, you will enjoy this course. A Java programmer of real world corporate programming experience teaches you almost every important Java topic at a leisurely pace, using clear and easy-to-understand language. Practical exercises and examples will help you feel comfortable with the most important Java concepts, including databases and Java Server Pages.
Deepen your understanding of the Java programming language, and start writing programs that are more sophisticated and professional. You'll learn about reading and writing data files, organizing information with multiple classes in Java's class hierarchy, and creating GUI applications using tools like windows, menus, buttons, text boxes, check boxes, scrolling, and more.
Students will receive a thorough introduction to the basic syntax and structure of the Java programming language. Students will create text-based Java applications that define variables and arrays and that use if statements, switch/case statements, for loops and while loops. Students will define classes and use those classes to create applications. Students will learn to create new classes based on existing classes using inheritance. Students will create graphical applications and applets. A background in programming or a familiarity with C++ is helpful but not necessary for this class. Students will need a Java compiler. Compilers are available for download. Book Included.
Gain hands-on experience with Oracle's PL/SQL programming language, with expert assistance from an IT veteran. PL/SQL is Oracle's procedural language extension to Structured Query Language (SQL). This course will give you the skills you need to write powerful and flexible programs using that language. You'll learn the building blocks and core features of PL/SQL, and you'll begin building fully functional PL/SQL programs with procedures, packages, debugging routines, database structures, triggers, and cursor processing.
PERL is the scripting language most used in developing web-based applications. Students will learn the syntax and structure of PERL and how to read from and write to files. Students will learn to create functions and classes in PERL. Students will learn to read and write to a database and how to generate output. Students will learn to collect data users submit on a web-based form and to use it to generate custom web pages. Students will need access to a web-server that uses PERL. Book Included.
Learn how to create an interactive online store complete with an online catalog of products, allowing customers to browse the catalog to select items, place them in a shopping cart, and complete an order. You'll see how to use the popular MySQL database server to store product information (including images) and track customer orders. You'll also learn how to use the PHP programming language to display product images in your online store, allow customers to shop online using a shopping cart in their browser, and provide an administrative section to manage the store.
In today's workplace, managers, programmers, and professionals need database skills. Without question, effective understanding, management, and analysis of data is a key to success for business professionals at all levels. With the increased database requirements across industries, it is not surprising that database managers continue to be in high demand. This program has the Coursepower designation.Learn More