Short Term Classes

Customized training on dozens of topics

Art of Photography

Here's the opportunity to enjoy the art of photography. Learn how to use your camera to produce a work of art using some of the artistic principles used by the old masters. Move beyond snapshots and become a serious photographer with Instructor Tom Prouty. Bring your camera, know all its features and use your camera like an artist uses his paintbrush.

Digital Cameras

Whether you are thinking of purchasing a digital camera for the first time, or looking for tips in operating the camera you have, this class is for you! Learn the basics of digital camera operation, including transferring photos to your computer, and the many ways of sharing your photos with others. Bring your camera for additional tips.

Digital Darkroom (Photo Editing)

Discover techniques to improve photos taken with a digital camera or photos scanned into a computer. Understand how to use various photography editing programs to enhance your digital masterpieces. Topics to be covered include removing red eye, cropping, creating collages, changing color pictures to black and white, coloring isolated areas, tinting pictures, and adding text. Join Brandie Carlson and learn about the FREE and not so free photo editing software programs and websites available. Bring your photos with you for hands-on learning.

Dropbox - Get Up and Running

Master the tools that help manage your digital life. Drop box is an incredibly powerful and easy-to-use cloud storage and file sharing service. We will set up and configure Dropbox, show how to backup files, synchronize, collaborate and file share including photos and document sharing between your computer and mobile device.

Enough of the Right Kind

Hiring quality, long-term employees is an ongoing challenge in our area. What can an employer do to assure they are asking the right (and legal) interview questions? How can you assess in a few minutes who may and may not be a good fit for your organization? How can you avoid hiring disasters? These questions and others will be discussed in our half-day Finding Enough of the Right Kind class designed specifically for employers looking to increase their odds of hiring quality people.

Facebook for Business

This class will focus on utilizing the social media site FaceBook for your business. Whether you have a local market or a national or international market, FaceBook, can help you advertise to your targeted customer. Participants will learn how to create posts that will draw attention, interact with your audience, track page insights and demographics, and discover applications that will save you time marketing your business on FaceBook.

Fear of Public Speaking

It's been shown that people fear public speaking more than death, yet few have learned practical ways to overcome this phobia. If the fear of public speaking has kept you from seeking a promotion, speaking up in meetings, speaking at church, or just enjoying daily activities, this workshop is for you. Students will learn the physiology and psychology behind their fears and how they can retrain their brains by facing their fears in a warm, safe, and supportive environment. Taught by someone who's walked the walk, students will come away with a new approach to facing their fears in this 4 session course.

Fun, Fabulous, Fantastic Fairy Gardens

The wonder of nature! The enchantment of make-believe! Come create a whimsical fun miniature garden that is uniquely you. The only limit on these gardens is your own imagination. Ideal for all ages! (Cost includes $30.00 materials fee).

Healthy Living Begins With You

Better health begins with you, and it starts right now! This course provides motivation and education for you to take control of your fitness level. Staying active can mean the difference between living a healthy, happy life, and developing chronic health conditions. Learn ways to enjoy regular physical activity. Topics include current trends in wellness, fitness, and nutrition. The course will also have an activity component with demonstration on how to set up and complete an exercise program tailored to you. Begin your journey and learn how you can take the first steps towards a healthier lifestyle.

iCloud Overview

Discover the basics of using iCloud on your PC, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch and iCloud.com. Explore how to access and synchronize your mail, calendars, contacts, documents, apps and music - all between your devices.

Instagram - Sharing Photos

With the Instagram mobile app and photo sharing service, you can use your mobile device to shoot a photo, apply creative filter effects, and share it with other Instagram users - as well as Facebook and Twitter. Get the knack of the Instagram app and sharing service.

Introduction to Digital Photography

Do you have a digital camera and you don't know how to operate it? Are you ready to enter the world of digital photography? Instructor Tom Prouty will take you through the basics of digital photography and teach you some camera fundamentals. Whether you are a first time digital camera owner or if you are looking for tips on digital photography skills and transferring photos to your computer. This is the class for you! Helpful tips on sports action photography will also be included. Bring your camera and your camera manual to the class.

iPad, Level 2 - Beyond the Basics

For iPad owners who want to learn how to use their device more efficiently. Discover how to download and manage apps, configure email accounts, create presentations, utilize iCloud and iTunes as well as how to use video conferencing.

iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

Discover how to use an iPhone, iPad and iPod touch for emailing, browsing the web, managing time, getting directions, taking notes, taking photos, and listening to music. Explore free applications that can be downloaded to your device. Participants should know their Apple, iTunes, or iCloud ID and password.

iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, The Basics

Learn how to use an iPhone, iPad and iPod touch for emailing, browsing the web, managing time, getting directions, taking notes, taking photos, and listening to music. Also learn about free applications that can be downloaded to your device and how to connect to wireless devices. Participants should know their Apple, iTunes, or iCloud ID and password.

iTunes Overview

iTunes has become more than a simple music player. It is one of the best ways to manage your device's music and videos. It's one of the most popular music stores in the world and even lets you burn CDs. Discover iTunes basic features as well as some of its more advanced capabilities.

Motorcycle Rider Course

The Motorcycle Rider Course includes five(5) hours of classroom instruction and ten (10) hours of riding instruction. It begins with the basics, such as turning, shifting, and braking. Then it moves on to more advanced street riding strategies. We provide the motorcycles. Professionally trained instructors teach in the classroom and then coach riders in a controlled riding area. If you are under 18, a parent or legal guardian must sign the required waiver form. In order to pass, you must attend all classroom and riding sessions and pass the knowledge and skills test. Fri. 6:30 pm -10:00 pm, Sat. 7:50 am -5:30 pm, Sun. 7:50 am -4:30 pm. For additional information contact donnaa@northeast.edu or call 402.844.7216.

No Partner, No Rhythm, No Problem!

Have you always wanted to glide gracefully across the dance floor, but feel like you have two left feet - or do you just love to dance? Either way, this energetic introduction to Line Dancing is perfect for beginners and dance enthusiasts alike. In addition, line dancing has shown to be beneficial in areas of memory, balance, cardiovascular and vertigo. Come and join the fun and learn some fun dances! Enroll today to gain the multiple benefits of dance - and have some fun too! This class meets for three consecutive weeks!

No Partner, No Rhythm, No Problem! (TRIAL CLASS)

Have you always wanted to glide gracefully across the dance floor, but feel like you have two left feet - or do you just love to dance? Either way, this energetic introduction to Line Dancing is perfect for beginners and dance enthusiasts alike. In addition, line dancing has shown to be beneficial in areas of memory, balance, cardiovascular and vertigo. Come and join the fun and learn some fun dances! Enroll today to gain the multiple benefits of dance - and have some fun too! This class will meet for one session, so you can decide if line dancing is for you!

Outsmarting Your Smart Phone

Whether you're thinking of getting a smartphone or already have one, this class is for you! Discover the basics of the Android smartphone. Explore taking pictures, text messaging, managing contacts and using the internet with your phone.

Photoshop Elements Editor

Photoshop Elements has capabilities that rival its big brother Photoshop, and has an interface that's designed for quick and easy photo enhancements. It can also be used for creating digital scrapbook pages or any custom project that the student can dream of for print or other outputs. This course will take students through guided activities that will demonstrate the capabilities of Photoshop Elements, including touching up and correcting photos, changing photo size and composition, building photo composites, adding text and special effects, and printing and sharing photos.

Quickbooks for Agriculture

This course is an introduction to Quickbooks. Its main objectives are to introduce you to the basic features in Quickbooks and to give you an opportunity for hands on practice. You will learn about the types of information you need to track in your farm and ranch business, how to modify reports to fit your operation, build a cash flow and you will see how to enter that information and track it in Quickbooks. By the time you complete this course, you will be familiar with the most common tasks, and you will know where to find information about more advanced features.

Quickbooks I

This course is an in Introduction to Quickbooks. Its main objectives are to introduce you to the basic features in Quickbooks and to give you an opportunity for hands-on-practice. You'll learn about the types of information you need to track in your business or on the job, how to modify reports to fit your business, and you'll see how to enter that information and track it in Quickbooks. By the time you complete this course, you'll be familiar with the most common tasks, and you'll know where to find information about more advanced features.

Quickbooks II

This course will cover discussion including the basics of dealing with collecting and paying sales tax, payroll, customization of forms, and year-end documents. This class is recommended for students with a basic understanding of Quickbooks, and/or those who have attended Quickbooks I.

Smartphone Applications for Android Phones

This course will focus on the many applications (apps) available to the Android smartphone. Learn how to search for and install many applications that allow you to get the most use from your smartphone. Discover how to use your phone as a music player, a GPS navigator, an exercise tracker and more using apps that are free to download.

Tablet Applications for Personal Productivity

Whether you have an iPad, iPhone, iPod -- or perhaps thinking about getting one -- you've probably considered the various ways the device can make your life a little more fun. Sure, you can read books, play games or watch movies, but what about using your tablet to organize your life? Discover and discuss the newest, most popular productivity apps for tablets, and be sure to bring your device, Apple ID, and password!

Tablet Basics

Stay organized and connected when you are on the move! Today's tablets are powerful computers. You can use them to manage your schedule, keep up with news and email, compose and deliver presentations, and run productivity apps such as Microsoft Office. Discover how to set up, configure, run and use various apps, manage files, use your tablet in conjunction with other devices and search for information.

Wildlife Photography Made Simple

Have you ever wished that you could take a photograph of that friendly little squirrel in your yard, or that beautiful bird that flies by the windows of your house? Has your dream been to photograph a deer up close? This class will give you tips on how to capture God's wonderful creation in a photograph. Instructor Tom Prouty will give you tips on how to get close to your subject and photograph wildlife in its natural environment.

Windows Movie Maker - Create a Video Card

Create personal greeting cards using Windows Movie Maker. Share a great looking video card out of your favorite photos in just a few easy steps. You can share vacation pictures or make a thank you video card. Easy to use tools make it a snap to edit, add transitions and music. When you're done, upload it straight to Microsoft OneDrive, You Tube, or Facebook. Bring photos to use on a CD or USB drive.

Winning Interview Strategies

Job interviews are very often the final make or break step in the hiring process. Unfortunately, most candidates are not aware of how to be successful during a job interview. Too many are unprepared and do not get the kind of job offers they want. In this class, you will review the most important elements of a job interview, including dress, questions to expect and some simple steps you can take to become the winning candidate.



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