Software Training Falmouth University
bite size courses
There are many short bitesize/taster courses to enable you to gain the basics of applications and understand what they are used for, if they're right for you.

There is a enrolement fee for these courses of £3.50 except Wednesday Afternoon course which are free as part of the WOW workshops.

digital imagery with Adobe Photoshop bitesize course

Tues 26th February

10-1pm

Venue:

DC Dual Mac suite - Fashion and Textiles institute- Penryn Campus


Understand how to fully control the quality of a digital image. You will be able to use the image size dialogue box in Photoshop and understand how to preserve the quality of your digital images.

Level of literacy: Basic / no knowledge of Photoshop needed


indesign bitesize

Thursday 26th March

10-1pm

Venue:

DM IT Training Suite - Penrsyn Campus


Course Content: This is a short course enabling you to learn how to create a basic layout using text and imagery in Adobe InDesign

This is ideal for anyone who hasn't used InDesign before and would like to learn the basics or have a taster of InDesign.


wordpress

Tues 19th February

9.30-12

Venue:

Dual Mac Suite - Fashion and Textiles institute - Penryn Campus

Learn how to master wordpress and understand what Wordpress can do. 24% of all websites are made using Wordpress! It's not just a blog!


Level of literacy: Basic IT literacy


Patterns

Tues 5th March

9.30am-12pm

Venue:

DM IT Training suite - Penryn Campus (in the library, beyond the big IT suite)

A pattern is an image that is repeated, or tiled, when you use it to fill a layer or selection. Photoshop & Illustrator comes with various preset patterns. We will look at how to create new patterns and save them in libraries for use with different tools and commands.

Level of Knowledge: You will need a good knowledge of Photoshop & Illustrator


Video Editing:With Premiere

Tuesday 19th February

5-8pm

Venue:

DM Suite - In main Library - Penryn Campus


A basic introduction to the powerful video editing application Adobe Premiere pro.

You will learn the basics of video editing, adding effects and how to save your footage to the best format.

Level of literacy: A good IT literacy and a knowldge of Adobe would be advantageous.


Digital Portfolios

Tues 19th February

1pm-4pm

Venue:

Mac Suite - Falmouth Campus


Course Content: This course will enable you to create your own interactive document using InDesign. Level of literacy: You will need to have a knowledge of using InDesign (inserting, text, images and using colour)


Level of Literacy: a basic understanding of InDesign


Digital Portfolios

Tuesday 19th March

9.30-12

Venue:

Mac IT Training Suite- Falmouth Campus


This course will introduce you to creating visual effects and motion graphics for video projects. Course covers the following areas: The interface, Creating animations, Applying effects and Exporting files


Level of literacy: A knowledge of Adobe would be advantageus.


powerpoint

Wednesday 20th February

1.30-4.30

Venue:

Mac suite - Fashion Textiles Institute Penryn Campus


More than just bullet points and boredom! Learn the basics or brush up on your current knowledge. This workshop will give you a fundamental starting point for using MS PowerPoint effectively and to begin to understand the features and functions of this popular presentation program. Learn about using MS PowerPoint on a PC or MAC and how MS PowerPoint forms part of the MS Office365 package.

Level of literacy: Basic knowledge of computers


excel data

Wednesday 20th March

1.30-4.30

Venue:

Mac suite - Fashion Textiles Institute Penryn Campus


Help your presentations and pitches by presenting your data more effectively through the use of MS Excel. Learn the basics of data generation and presentation through the use of MS Excel’s functions and formatting as well as how to generate graphs and charts to give pictorial representations of your data.


Level of Literacy: a basic understanding of Excel


Excel budget

Wednesday 27th February

1.30-4.30

Venue:

DC Dual Mac suite - Fashion Textiles Institute Penryn Campus


Is it caviar or crumpets this week? Learn the basics of how to use MS Excel to create and manage your personal budget with ease and accuracy. Let MS Excel do the maths for you through the use of basic formulas and create and easy to read/use personal budgeting solution.


Level of literacy: A basic knowledge of Excel


excel data

Wednesday 27th March

1.30-4.30pm

Venue:

DC Dual Mac suite - Fashion Textiles Institute Penryn Campus


Let MS Excel do the maths. Learn the fundamentals of using MS Excel’s powerful functions to create, use and manipulate data. From basic mathematical and logical functions, to data sorting and beyond, you will have the opportunity to learn how using formulas can make your work easier and more efficient.


Level of Literacy: a basic understanding of Excel


projects

Wednesday 6th March

1.30-4.30pm

Venue:

Mac suite - Fashion Textiles Institute Penryn Campus



Learn the basics of how to use MS Excel to create and manage your project budget with ease and accuracy. Begin to use MS Excel to track your budget, present the data to others and even predict where your project finances are going.


Level of Literacy: a basic understanding of Excel