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Spring 2018 MADLab Classes

1. Learn How to Edit Your Videos with iMovie

Learn how to edit your videos with iMovie in one hour. Learn how to import footage from the video camcorder. Select footage, trim and split clips. Add titles and transitions for a professional product. Add music, sound effects, photos, and transitions. Make voiceovers.

iMovie Class Dates - Click to register:

Mon, Jan. 22, Rose Library (Rm 5308) , 5:30-6:30pm
Tues., Feb. 6, Carrier Library (Rm 37), 5:30-6:30pm

2. Using Video Equipment and iMovie in One Class

In this class you will work hands-on with video cameras, tripods, and microphones to make a recording. Then, you will import that footage into iMovie and learn how to edit the video in iMovie. You will learn how to edit video, add titles, music, photos, and transitions.

Using Video Equipment and iMovie Class Dates - Click to register:

Wed., Jan. 31, Carrier Library (Rm 37) 5:30-7pm

Tues., Mar. 20, Rose Library (Rm 5308) 5:30-7pm

3. Create Tasty Videos

Buzzfeed started it and now, everyone wants to know how to make Tasty videos. Signup and learn how to build your own camera rig, use creative editing techniques with iMovie, and create fun and exciting Tasty videos.

Tasty Video Class Dates - click to register:

Tues, Feb. 27, Rose Library (Rm 5308), 5:30-6:30pm
Wed., Feb. 28, Rose Library (Rm 5308), 5:30-7pm
Wed., Mar. 28, Carrier Library (Rm 37), 5:30-7pm

4. Adobe PhotoShop - the Industry Standard Software

Using PhotoShop is a breeze after taking this quick start class. You will learn how to create files with the correct resolution, open and edit images for use in print and digital media. You will learn the tools you need to use PhotoShop: selection tools, crop tools, retouching tools like healing brush, content aware, clone stamp, eraser tools, and text tools.

PhotoShop Class Dates - click to register:

Tues., Jan 23, Rose Library (Rm 5308), 5:30-6:30pm
Mon., Feb. 26, Rose Library (Rm 5308), 5:30-6:30pm
Mon., Mar. 19, Carrier Library (Rm 37), 5:30-6:30pm
Tues., April 10, Rose Library (Rm 5308), 5:30-6:30pm

5. Adobe Illustrator Quick Start

In this one-hour class, you will learn how to create illustration graphics like logos, brands, and other scalable images using Adobe Illustrator. This is a quick start class in most used tools like Pen tool, Anchor Point tool, Shape tool, and Path Erase tool.

Illustrator Class Dates - click to register:

Wed., Feb. 7, Carrier Library (Rm 37), 5:30-6:30pm
Monday, Feb. 12, Carrier Library (Rm 37), 5:30-6:30pm
Thurs, Mar. 15, Carrier Library (Rm 37), 5:30-6:30pm

6. Creating Awesome Infographics Using PiktoChart

In this class, you will learn how to create a professional infographics, posters, fliers with PiktoChart. One of the most versatile online tools you'll learn.

Infographics Class Dates - click to register:

Tues., Jan 30, Rose Library (Rm 5308), 5:30-6:30pm
Wed., Feb. 14, Carrier Library (Rm 37), 5:30-6:30pm
Mon., Mar. 26, Carrier Library (Rm 37), 5:30-6:30pm

7. Productivity Mobile Apps To Save Time and Money

Come learn about great apps like Chrome+ plug-ins, OurGroceries, WhatsApp, and others that will make you more productive, whether it be school work or day to day tasks. Discover new apps to help you save time and money.

Productivity Apps Class Dates - click to register:


Wed, Jan. 24, Rose Library (Rm 5308), 5:30-6:30pm
Wed, Feb. 21, Carrier Library (Rm 37), 5:30-6:30pm
Mon., Mar. 12, Carrier Library (Rm 37), 5:30-6:30pm
Tues., April 3, Rose Library (Rm 5308), 5:30-6:30pm

8. Introduction to 3D Printers

Join us for this interactive session to learn the basics of using a 3D printer. Discover possibilities for 3D printing in your discipline, print a 3D object, and learn basic safety procedures of using these printers. Class limited to 6 people.

3D Printer Class Dates - click to register:

Mon., Feb. 19, Rose Library (Rm 5308), 5:30-7pm
Tues., Mar. 27, Rose Library (Rm 5308), 5:30-7pm

9. Create a Blog with WordPress

In this one-hour class, you will learn how to create a blog on WordPress. WordPress is free and versatile. You can use it for a blog, a website, a social networking tool, and an e-commerce site.

Create a Blog Class Dates - click to register:

Mon., Jan 29, Carrier Library (Rm 37), 5:30-6:30pm
Tues., Feb 20, Rose Library (Rm 5308), 5:30-6:30pm
Wed., Mar. 14, Carrier Library (Rm 37), 5:30-6:30pm

.10. Up Your Photography Game

Ready for a DSLR camera? Ready to leave the Auto Mode behind? In this class, you will learn how to use DSLR cameras to take your photos from good to great. Learn about f-stops, shutter speed, depth of field, and photographic composition.

Photography Class Dates - click to register:

Tues., April 3, Rose Library (Rm 5308), 5:30-7pm
Wed., April 11, Carrier Library (Rm 37), 5:30-7pm


11. Special Effects for Video

Want to take your video editing skills to the next level? This workshop offers you the opportunity to do just that by incorporating special effects into your video production with the use of Adobe After Effects.

Special Effects for Video Dates - click to register:

Mon., Feb 5, Rose Library (Rm 5308), 5:30-6:30pm
Wed., Mar. 21, Rose Library (Rm 5308), 5:30-6:30pm