CE offers technical workshops

Whether you want to enter a new field, change careers, or upgrade your technical skills, Penn State Wilkes-Barre's office of Continuing Education is now offering courses and workshops that are designed to enhance a person's technical abilities in the areas of Adobe Photoshop, AutoCAD 2008, and transitioning from Microsoft Office 2003 to Microsoft 2007.

Starting Wednesday, March 26, 2008, the campus will offer an Adobe Photoshop CS3 class for those who want to learn about the most up-to-date Adobe Photoshop techniques, as well as the basics of using workspace, the toolbox, palettes, and the menu and option bars. In this hands-on course, participants will be become familiar with image size and resolution, saving documents and their formats, selection techniques, and the use of color and photo-retouching tools.

Continuing Education is also offering a comprehensive workshop for professionals and support staff members who want to make the transition from Microsoft Office 2003 to Office 2007. The three-hour hands-on workshop is designed for the experienced 2003 Microsoft Office user who is looking to update and sharpen their Office 2007 skills.

Additional programs offered at the Wilkes-Barre campus include Computer-Aided Design courses for individuals looking to update their AutoCAD skills. In these classes, students will gain an in-depth understanding of the new and enhanced features offered in AutoCAD 2006, 2007, and 2008.

For registration information, contact the Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education department at 570-675-9219 or visit them at www.wb.psu.edu/ce.