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Computers and Photography

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Expand your personal and professional technology toolkit with a computer or photography class.

Computer Maintenance and Troubleshooting


Jamie Morton, Davis Sr. High A-5, 5 weeks

Fall, 1st class 9/26

Spring, 1st class 4/3

Wed: 6:00-7:00 p.m.
$40 fee/5 weeks


Is your computer running slow, plagued by viruses, or does it sometimes seem to have a mind of its own?  Come learn how to resolve conflicts, speed up applications, and understand the inner workings of your computer in order to keep it running efficiently.  Instruction will be given on Windows-based computers, but Mac issues will also be discussed.  Students can bring their own laptops or use computers in the classroom.



Intermediate Digital Imaging with Adobe Photoshop


Jock Hamilton, Davis Sr. High Library Lab, 10 weeks

Fall, 1st class 9/24

Spring, 1st class 4/1

Mon: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

$90 fee/quarter


If you know the basics of digital imaging and camera use, but want to improve your photographs, this is the class for you. Students will learn to maximize all that the digital camera can deliver, with an emphasis on “raw” processing using Adobe Photoshop. The course will teach you how to take better images and how to improve the images with correct processing. Students should bring their camera and owner’s manual to the first class. Mr. Hamilton has been displaying his artistic and professional digital photography for many years and has been a member of The Artery, Davis’s own artist’s cooperative, for over 30 years.




MS Excel


Chula Ranasinghe, Davis Sr. High A-5, 5 weeks

Fall, 1st class 10/4

Winter, 1st class 1/10

Spring, 1st class 4/4

Th: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
$60 fee/5 weeks


Microsoft Excel should be part of any resume including entry level job applications. Join this short class to learn one of the most powerful and popular spreadsheets available. This class is ideal for people new to Excel or for those who have limited experience and want a better understanding of basic spreadsheet concepts. In this hands-on class, we will explore the fundamental operations of Excel.



MS Excel Advanced (class starts mid-quarter)


Chula Ranasinghe, Davis Sr. High A-5, 5 weeks

Fall, 1st class 11/8

Winter, 1st class 2/14

Spring, 1st class 5/9
Th: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
$60 fee/5 weeks


This course will teach advanced features and functions of Microsoft Excel 2010. Students will learn how to create functions, export/import data, perform what-if analyses, and record and run macros. Understanding VLOOKUP, INDEX, and Excel’s other time-saving functions will help students take their Excel skills to the next level. Class prerequisite is a fundamental understanding of basic level Excel.



Computers and Technology

Computers and Technology