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Illustrator Training Class - Introduction: Course Overview In this Adobe Illustrator course, you will learn how to use Adobe Illustrator to create high quality illustrations, logos, and other custom artwork. This is the entry-level of our Illustrator classes, and introduces you to the powerful Pen tool, discover how to transform existing shapes, and learn how to add color to drawn objects. You’ll also use layers to organize your artwork, and explore the options for exporting Illustrator files.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 9:30am
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This course provides students with hands-on experience in designing and printing original 3-D models with several different functional materials such as castable, flexible and tough resins. Instruction will be based on the use of Rhinoceros 3-D modeling software providing students with the ability to analyze and repair water-tight 3-D models. Students should bring a laptop with a version of Rhinoceros 3-D installed. Students are responsible for the cost of the materials used in printing their models.

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Computer Basics training is designed specifically for those who are completely new to computers or who feel they need to have more instruction before confidently using a computer. This lesson introduces new PC users to the hardware, applications and techniques used to navigate a computer. Training will occur on laptops.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
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Learn about the online social network Twitter. Skill prerequisites: Internet for Beginners and an active email account

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 2:30pm
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“Incredibly empowering. This course will leave you feeling that anything is possible with data.” — Nate, General Assembly Grad, New York City Explore how to advance your career with in-demand skills in analytics with our Data Analytics course. Join us on campus to learn more about this transformative course and the benefits of becoming part of the global GA community.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 6:30pm
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“I’ve absolutely become a more confident and data-driven marketer because of this course. I can't recommend it highly enough.” — Brianna, Digital Marketing Alum, New York City Explore how to advance your career with in-demand skills in marketing with our Digital Marketing course. Join us on campus to learn more about this transformative course and the benefits of becoming part of the global GA community.

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 6:30pm
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In this course students will enhance their presentation by using features that will transform it into a powerful means of communication. They will customize the PowerPoint interface to suit the requirements and use features to create presentations. Who Should Attend This course is intended for students who have a foundational working knowledge of PowerPoint 2010, who wish to take advantage of the application's higher-level usability, security, collaboration, and distribution functionality.

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 9:00am
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Using the vast array of features and functionality contained within Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010, students will gain the ability to organize content, enhance it with high-impact visuals, and deliver it with a punch. Who Should Attend This course is designed for students who wish to gain the foundational understanding of Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010 that is necessary to create and develop engaging multimedia presentations. At Course Completion Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: explore the PowerPoint 2010 interface and get familiarized using it.

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 9:00am
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Using the vast array of features and functionality contained within Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010, students will gain the ability to organize content, enhance it with high-impact visuals, and deliver it with a punch. Who Should Attend This course is designed for students who wish to gain the foundational understanding of Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010 that is necessary to create and develop engaging multimedia presentations. At Course Completion Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: explore the PowerPoint 2010 interface and get familiarized using it.

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 9:00am
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This course is designed for designers and makers of all types: architects, engineers, fashion designers, artists, and hobbyists. The focus of the course will be drawing, modeling and building three-dimensional physical forms from digital designs. Hands-on projects starting with simple two-dimensional drawing and 3d modeling; three-dimensional forms will then be laser cut, 3d printed and CNC milled using facilities at The Cooper Union.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Typography has become the essential way of communicating language, but the mechanics involved in crafting elegant typography can sometimes seem mystifying. The key to good typography is an understanding of space. Through lectures, assignments, demonstrations and discussions this course will help build a strong grasp of the mechanics which make for good typography. Students will learn strategies in type selection, of mixing type, and an understanding of typographic grids.

Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 10:00am
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Need help getting started with e-books? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to Mid-Manhattan's E-Book Help Hour. Please come to E-Book Help Hour with a valid library card and PIN. You will also need to know any passwords for your device (screen lock, Apple id, Play Store, Windows Store, etc.) to successfully download and authorize the library e-book apps. Please note that with some e-readers, such as the Nook Simple Touch, you will need to download library e-books to your personal computer and then transfer them to your device.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 1:15pm
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Microsoft Word Basics introduces new and returning word users to the basics of using, creating, editing and publishing office documents. This lesson covers the core features of Microsoft Word 2010. Basic computer knowledge required. This program is free and open to all adults, with general seating. Pre-registration does not guarantee a seat.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 2:00pm
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This course introduces the history, theory, and application of Parametric Design for production. It focuses on the underlying concepts and mechanisms for creating performance-based parametric systems. The principle platform is the parametric modeling plug-in Grasshopper for Rhino 3-D with additional supporting plug-ins and add-ons as required. Students learn the overall structure of parametric modeling systems and acquire fluency in visual programming environments.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Engineers, artists, designers, architects, hobbyists and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments will find Arduino an exceptionally useful platform. This inexpensive microcontroller can accept inputs from a wide variety of sensors and output to a computer or a variety of motors, switches and actuators. It is an open-source electronics prototyping platform, based on a flexible, easy-to-use license, can be adapted by users to a wide variety of uses.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 6:30pm
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This course is for anyone who wants to design their own typeface, but is unsure where to start. Or for those who just love type and wish they knew more about how it works. The participants will be introduced to the fundamental methods, tools and principles involved in making a digital typeface. Beginners are welcome, as are more experienced participants and those interested in developing their portfolio for application to further type design studies. A working knowledge of bzier drawing tools (ie.

Monday, June 5, 2017 - 6:30pm
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This course is aimed at anyone interested in learning about robotics. No prior experience of coding or electronics is required. Participants learn to make wall-avoiding robots, remote-controlled robots and a variety of other smart-sensing robots. The course is based on the Arduino platform (an open-source microcontroller and development environment.) Arduino, used by engineers, artists, designers, architects and hobbyists accepts inputs from a wide variety of sensors and outputs to a switch, motor, computer or an actuator.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Pixels or ems? In this seven-week course, designers will get an introduction into HTML and CSS with a focus on typography. The course will start off with HTML including proper use of tags, file structure, and linking. From there CSS will be introduced to apply color, layout, and text styles. Responsive styling techniques and custom fonts will be included as well The goal of the course is for participants to leave with a solid understanding of HTML and CSS. With these skills, you will be able to author and style web pages, a skill that can be applied to a multitude of platforms.

Monday, June 5, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Discover free computer tutorials on the web. Search NYPLs Catalog for books, DVDs and eBooks to help you learn computer programs and concepts on your own. Find resources on Word, Excel, Office 2010 and 2013, the Internet, typing and other topics. More Info Class Format: Lecture/demonstration Audience: Adults

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 2:30pm
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This course reviews drawing techniques as an introduction to 3-D modeling using Rhinoceros 3-D version 5.0 as the main platform. Participants will learn how this platform supports multiple plug-ins and can exchange information among different platform such as AutoCad, Solid Works and Maya. Some experience with AutoCAD 2-D/3-D is recommended but not required. Computers are provided for each student, but it is recommended that students bring their own laptops for plug-ins and customization. Classroom notifications will be emailed prior to the course start date.

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 6:30pm

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