Web-development including CSS, MySQL, Photoshop and more.
Web design and development
Document production • Address Book • Mail filters • GTD tools (OmniFocus and Things) •
Smart file organisation
Social networking (MacOS or Windows) : email, skype, jabber, iChat, instant-messaging, twitter and IRC
Image manipulation and repair
Vector Drawing (Illustrator)
Storyline animation using Flash
Basic video editing using iMovie-6+
for work or play
one-to-one and small groups
DAT delivers a range of tutorials and workshops to help you take the fullest advantage of your digital setup – whether it be at work or play.
(MacOS or Windows) :
- Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Teachers in K-12 schools
- Sharing productivity on a local network and internet (FTP, Internet)
- Database (MySQL, Online control panels, FTP, Acrobat,
- MS-Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
- Apple iWorks (Pages, Numbers, Keynote)
- Apple iLife 09 (iMovie, iDVD, Garageband, iPhoto)
- New to Mac - tips and tricks
- OpenOffice (word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and database)
Note: Prices quoted (below) for classroom training sessions are per group (Maximum 6 students). You $ave but you share the tutor's time.
Regular and routine maintenance keeps your system in shape. Save yourself costly service fees. Many problems are easily rectified. This systematic troubleshooting guide identifies and instructs what you can fix on the spot or when you need to refer the problem to a trained technician. Also covers tips on good computing practices. 2-hour classroom session $120 (Max. 4 students @ $30 each). Notes only $25.
What is the internet, how does it work? Learn to configure your computer, web and email browser to suit your requirements. Tips on avoiding junk-mail, downloading, sending attachments with email, and more. 3-hour classroom session $180 (Max. 6 students @ $30 each).
Create a webpage using nothing more than a simple text editor such as Window's Notepad or Mac's SimpleText. It helps if you have a web browser to view the result! There is nothing difficulate about HTML code - you just need a good eye for written detail. If you are serious about Web-building then eventually you will have to understand HTML code. Online instruction via email. HTML-Basic $60. A series of 6 lessons that start out short and simple, then build in complexity. Advanced lessons are $20 each thereafter.
One of the best ways to ensure continuity of style across a website with many pages. Makes applying a fresh look to old content very easy. Lessons instruct you on an efficient method of building a useful style-sheet template that documents usage and effect. This module also looks at what works and what doesn't between Internet Explorer and Netscape navigator browsers. Online course includes mentor $60. 3-hour classroom session $180 (Max. 6 students @ $30 each). Notes only $35.
Describes the various components used to create the overall visual presentation of the website logos, headings, drawings, photos, animations, text content, lists, tables, frames, forms. We look briefly at the skill levels and tools required with overviews of how the various effects are achieved. Includes tutorial on slicing images using Photoshop. Online study $60. Classroom session $180 up to 6 students.
Choose from 3 tutorials that introduce the basic concepts of simple web animation using GifBuilder (shareware for Mac) and Macromedia Flash.
Learn by doing! Quick exercises that take you through Photoshop's main tools and functions, shows you how to create web-ready images, and prepare high resolution images suitable for offset printing. Online course includes mentor $60. 3-hour classroom session $180 up to 6 students. Notes only $25.
Learn by doing! A series of quick exercises that take you through Adobe In-Design's main tools and functions. Get a handle on master-page template setups. These exercises use In-Design to build on important concepts that form the basis of most "desktop publishing " packages. Online course includes mentor $60. 3-hour classroom session $180 up to 6 students. Notes only, $35.
Learn by doing! A series of quick exercises that take you through Adobe Illustrator's main tools and functions. Get a handle on 'bezier' curves. These exercises use Illustrator to build on important concepts that form the basis of most "drawing" packages. Online course includes mentor $60. 3-hour classroom session $180 up to 6 students. Notes only, $35.
Desktop publishing for the web. For the experienced, Dreamweaver makes professional web development a lot easier. Although a novice can produce web pages with Dreamweaver I highly recommend the concepts covered in Modules 3, 8, 9, 10, 12 and 13 as very useful prerequisites.
Two 3-hour classroom sessions $300 up to 6 students.
Fireworks, web-imaging software, performs like a cross between bitmap and vector imaging programs resulting in small size image files. Tutorial takes you through the basic tools and functions. Online course includes mentor $60. 3-hour classroom session $180 up to 6 students. Notes only $35.
*All prices stated are in Australian Dollars. Online study includes basic email support. Prices subject to change without notice.