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MCC at Do Space

MCC at Do Space

Together with our partners at the non-profit Community Information Trust, Metropolitan Community College houses a modern training center that brings the best of today’s technology to central Omaha, utilizing the second floor of Do Space. Flexible, active learning opportunities are offered for all types of learners, including older adults, job seekers, incumbent workers, emerging entrepreneurs, parents with young children, teens and college-bound students. Do Space is a technology library, a digital workshop and an innovation playground. At Do Space, there’s no limit to what you can do!

Location

Do Space
7205 Dodge Street
(Southwest corner of 72nd and Dodge streets)

MCC at Do Space  (2nd floor)
Phone: 531-MCC-7234


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NEW! SPRING MINECRAFT CAMP

MCC at Do Space Minecraft Camp










Minecraft Camp*

Register by going to the Learn Create Build website learncreatebuild.com/mcc-dospace.
From wearing Minecraft masks to listening to each child’s Minecraft story, we see your child’s passion and believe this camp is the perfect place for them to express it. Technology isn’t just for play, but also learning. This camp has built-in learning objectives so your child can leave camp smarter than they came. Today, your child might just be playing a video game, but we make it a point to showcase future career opportunities available in technology fields. Each child is required to be checked-in and checked-out. (one session; ages 7-14)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
W    09:00A-03:30P    03/15-03/15    $80
  

MARCH 2017 CLASSES

ANIMALS

Organic Beekeeping
This three-hour class is taught by Tony Sandoval, certified OBC Master Beekeeper and professional apiarist. The class teaches participants about beekeeping from a scientifically organic approach and covers terminology, hives, methods and equipment that best facilitate successful organic beekeeping. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
ANIM-256N-50   M   05:30P-08:30P   03/13-03/13   $25
 
Assembling Langstroth Hives
This class will teach participants how to assemble all of the primary parts of a Langstroth Hive. Participants will be guided using air nailers/staplers, exterior wood glue, hammer, drill/power screwdriver and hardware. The use of “jigs” to facilitate rapid parts will be covered as well. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
ANIM-058N-53   M   05:30P-08:30P   03/20-03/20   $34
 
Beekeeping: An Introduction
This three-hour class is taught by Tony Sandoval, certified OBC Master Beekeeper and professional apiarist. An overview will be provided of what goes on in the first two years of beekeeping and how to prepare to become a successful beekeeper. Learn basic concepts, terminology and examples of what types of hives and beekeeping methods that work best for their beekeeping efforts. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
ANIM-257N-50   M   05:30P-08:30P   03/27-03/27   $25
 
Bee Course Bundle
Use this course code to sign up for eight of the listed bee classes and save! This bundle does not include bee classes offered after May 1.
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
ANIM-049N-50   M   05:30P-08:30P   03/13-05/01   $185
 

ARTS AND CRAFTS

Cartooning for Beginners
Learn how to create cartoon characters, how to draw facial expressions and funny beings featuring bodies, postures and other elements. You’ll also learn about cartoon word balloons and sound effects. (four weeks)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
ARTC-432N-80   TH   06:00P-07:30P   03/16-04/06   $47
 
Collage Using Photoshop
Explore a world of imagery with nothing more than scissors, paper, glue and a few art materials. This is something similar to a quilting circle blended into a studio art class. Exercises will promote understanding of compositional structure, relationships of color, texture and subject, mixed media and an introduction to Photoshop. Follow examples by artists Romare Bearden, Hannah Hoch, Max Ernst, Joseph Cornell, Lucas Samaras, Eric Carle and Fred Tomaseli to create artworks that are deeply personal, surreal, completely abstract, narrative, absurd and stunning. By reflecting on and rearranging collected images—from magazines and photographs, books and advertisements, newspapers, art and mementos — you will create unique images that redefine your perspective. The instructor is Mike Giron. Supplies included. (five weeks)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
ARTC-453N-80   M   06:00P-08:00P   03/20-04/17   $82
 
Cricut Systems: An Introduction
Get a new Cricut system for Christmas or have one that you just couldn’t find the time to figure out? Bring your own Cricut in or just use our Cricut Expression 2 Air to learn the basics and get a few fun, fast projects you can do to get started. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
ARTC-502N-50   SU   01:00P-05:00P   03/19-03/19   $60

Cricut: Make Your Own Designs and Text
Are you having fun with your Cricut Cutter but still trying to make your own designs or use fonts from other software for your projects? Bring your Cricut with you or you can print on our Cricut Expression 2 Air. Designs will be proofed on paper, but participants can bring their own material if they want something specific. Check owner’s manual for your machine. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
ARTC-507N-50   SA   09:30A-11:30A   05/13-05/13   $30

Cricut Bundle
Use this registration code to sign up for the two Cricut classes and save! (two sessions)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
ARTC-509N-50   SASU   03/19-05/13   $75
 
Drawing Fundamentals
Anyone can learn to draw once you learn a few basic techniques. This class will introduce you to the use of line, proportion, value and perspective to allow you to create more realistic drawings. Please bring a $15 lab fee to class. Instructor is Kathleen Keller. (seven weeks)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
ARTC-455N-70   W   10:30A-12:00P   03/15-04/26   $63
 
Introduction to Comic Book Art
Explore this unique art form in a five-week course designed to teach you comic book storytelling. You will learn a variety of skills including drawing, design, scenery, writing and the basics of comic book production. Take your doodling to the next level. Students of all experience levels are welcome for this creative adventure. Bring an 11x17 art pad, pencils, 11x17 graph paper and your imagination. Class taught by local comic book artist, Louis Simpson. (five weeks)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
ARTC-501N-50   SA   09:15A-12:15P   03/11-04/08   $99
 
Making Resin Jewels
Learn the art of embedding found objects in resin and how to place them in jewelry settings. The instructor will provide found objects or participants can bring their own. All objects must be small (under 1”), clean and dry. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
ARTC-504N-50   SA  02:00P-05:00P   03/25-03/25   $50

Making Bismuth Jewelry Stones
Make beautiful faux gemstones by embedding bismuth crystals (made in class) in resin. The piece is then textured and veined using Dremel tools. Jewels can be used for jewelry, costumes, hats and other accessories. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
ARTC-505N-50   SA   01:00P-05:00P   04/29-04/29   $75

Jewels and Jewelry Class Bundle
Use this registration code to sign up for both classes: Making Resin Jewels as well as Making Bismuth Jewelry Stones and save! (two sessions)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
ARTC-510N-50   SA   02:00P-05:00P   03/25-04/29   $100
 
Seniors Watercolor
Are you 50+ years of age and thought you were too old to learn to paint? In this introductory watercolor class, you will explore basic techniques of mixing and overlaying colors, brush control, use of washes, value and ways to create texture. Bring $15 lab fee to class. Instructor is Kathleen Keller. (eight weeks)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
ARTC-312N-70   W   01:30P-03:30P   03/15-05/03   $72
 
Steampunk Jewels: Costumes and Jewelry
Combine the magic of bismuth with found charms and machine parts with art clay and wire. The resulting piece can be a pendant, bracelet or added to any Steampunk accessory or costume. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
ARTC-503N-50   SA   09:30A-12:30P   03/25-03/25   $65
 

AUTOMOTIVE

AARP Smart Driver Course*
By taking the AARP Smart Driver course, participants will refresh their knowledge of the rules of the road and learn research-based safety strategies to help maintain their confidence behind the wheel. They will also learn how to adapt to changes—changes in themselves, their vehicles and the driving environment in order to keep driving safely. The class is open to all ages but is recommended for all drivers age 50 and above. Fees are payable to instructor upon arrival: $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members. There are no tests, exams or assessments. Please ask your agent to learn if insurance discounts apply. Sweaters or light jackets recommended for your comfort. Snack bar, vending machines or bookstore available for refreshments. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St, 2nd floor
AUAV-004N-73   T   10:00A-02:00P   03/14-03/14   $0


BICYCLE MAINTANENCE

Cranks and Bottom Brackets
Cranky cranks and busted bottom brackets make pedaling difficult, if not impossible. They also cause unnecessary wear and tear on your bicycle. Learn the tell-tale signs that your cranks and bottom brackets need some attention and how to fix them, whether your bottom brackets are sealed or cups and bearings, and whether your cranks are splined or cottered. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
SPRT-011N-50   T   06:00P-08:00P   03/14-03/14   $19
 
Headsets
Don’t be soft in the headset. Loose, worn or improperly adjusted headsets can affect steering, cause unnecessary wear and tear on your bike, and be downright dangerous. We’ll teach you about the different kinds of headsets, how they work, how to know when they need some loving care and how to fix them. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
SPRT-012N-50   T   06:00P-08:00P   03/21-03/21   $19
 
Wheelbuilding
Wheels wobble, even if they don’t often fall down. Learn how to straighten your wheels, the importance of dishing and proper spoke tension, and even how to build a new bicycle wheel and why you’d want to. Learn how to build a 3-cross, 2-cross or radial spoke wheel and the advantages and disadvantages of each. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
SPRT-014N-50   T   06:00P-08:00P   03/28-03/28   $19
 
Chains and Chainrings
How do you take care of your bike’s chain? Should it be wet or dry? Greasy? How do you know when your chain is worn out and needs replacing? With few exceptions, all of our bikes have chains and chainrings that make them go, and without them, we’re pretty much stuck to going downhill. Learn how to take care of these vital components, how to tell when they need replacing and what to do when the time has come. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
SPRT-030N-50   T   06:00P-08:00P   04/04-04/04   $19
 
Hubs and Quick Releases
Hubs are more than just the center part of your bicycle wheels; they’re how your bike rolls and, without them, you’re not going anywhere. Learn how to maintain and fix your hubs, the proper adjustment of quick releases and why it’s all so important. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
SPRT-031N-50   T   06:00P-08:00P   04/11-04/11   $19
 
Bike Maintenance & Repair Series
This course includes all five courses listed above. Save money and sign up for all five workshops at once. (five weeks)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
SPRT-032N-50   T   06:00P-08:00P   03/14-04/11   $80
 

BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Automate! Technology Workshop
Take the first step in learning about programming, building automation and the Internet in this interactive, very hands-on learning experience. For all ages, but geared mostly toward high-school students and older. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
WIDX-280N-50   SA   09:00A-04:00P   03/18-03/18   $20
 
Google Analytics Seminar
Learn all about Google Analytics, a free software that helps track and report website traffic. This seminar is geared toward entrepreneurs, small business owners, nonprofit organizations and anyone interested in learning about the full Google software spectrum. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
BSAD-615N-50   T   04:00P-07:00P   03/14-03/14   $35
 

COLLECTIVE FOR YOUTH

Introduction to the Active Participatory Approach
Youth programs can be optimized for youth needs, motivation and engagement. The Active Participatory Approach to youth work was designed to address these goals. The youth-centered approach is the foundation for the Youth Work Methods Series. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
BSAD-422N-50   M   10:00A-12:00P   03/13-03/13   $0
 
Active Learning
Do you know the difference between active learning and hands-on learning? Giving youth materials is just the beginning. This interactive workshop introduces strategies for incorporating active learning, and helps participants create more powerful learning opportunities for youth. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
BSAD-423N-50   M   10:00A-12:00P   03/20-03/20   $0
 
Ask-Listen-Encourage
Do you communicate with youth in a way that makes them feel supported and heard? This workshop introduces communication techniques that help you build more supportive, youth-centered relationships. Participants learn how to ask effective questions, to listen actively to youth and offer youth encouragement rather than praise. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
BSAD-424N-50   M   10:00A-12:00P   03/27-03/27   $0


CONTRACTOR AND BUSINESS ACADEMY

Business Academy-English*
This course is essential to business owners wanting to prepare their company for sustainability in the years to come. Topics include an introduction to business practice, legal transactions, insurance coverage and overall management. (five weeks)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
BSAD-855N-70   T   06:00P-08:00P   03/14-04/11   $60
For more information and to register, visit omahacba.com or call Armando Salgado at 402-216-8309.

WORKFORCE TRAINING ACADEMY

To enroll or determine if you qualify for funding for any of the certification courses, please contact:
Workforce Training Academy
Email: workforcetrainingacademy@mccneb.edu
Phone: 531-MCC-4526
Website: mccneb.edu/workforcetrainingacademy

Business Office Specialist Certificate
This program prepares students for today’s high-tech business environment. After an introduction to computers and Windows, you will master the tools of the desktop business environment, including word-processing, spreadsheets, databases and presentation software. In addition, you will learn how to manage technology safely and productively, explore software for the Internet and choose from among several advanced topics to aid you in your specific career goals. Upon successful completion, students will earn industry recognized certifications. Course fee includes study materials, exam fees and text books. Funding is available for those that qualify.
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
WIDX-623N-01   TTH   01:00P-05:00P   03/07-05/25   $1,875
  
Certified PC Repair/Desktop Support Professional Certificate
Students will study personal computer hardware including personal computer assembly and upgrading, setup and configuration, and troubleshooting. The A+ Certification Training Program prepares individuals for a career as a computer technician in the information technology industry. This course covers the various responsibilities and tasks required for a computer technician to successfully perform in a customer environment. Coursework prepares students for CompTIA A+ Certification Examinations 220-901 and 220-902. Course fee includes study materials, exam fees and textbooks. Funding is available for those that qualify.
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
WIDX-625N-01   F   09:00A-04:00P   03/10-05/19   $1,495
 

MICROSOFT OFFICE SPECIALIST CERTIFICATIONS

To enroll or determine if you qualify for funding for any of the certification courses, please contact:
Workforce Training Academy
Email: workforcetrainingacademy@mccneb.edu
Phone: 531-MCC-4526
Website: mccneb.edu/workforcetrainingacademy
 
Excel 2013 Basic
Learn the most sought after Business Productivity tool used by companies today! Begin with the basic operations of Excel which include understanding key concepts, working in the Excel Window and navigating through Office Backstage. This is the first course out of three that map to the Excel certification exam. Books and testing voucher included. Funding is available for those that qualify.
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
WIDX-607N-01   TTH   01:00P-05:00P   03/14-3/30   $299
 
Word 2013 Basic
This course is designed to reinforce workplace skills. Learn to create and edit professional-looking documents for a variety of purposes and situations. This is the first course out of three that map to the Word certification exam. Books and testing voucher included. Funding is available for those that qualify.
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
WIDX-610N-01   S   09:00A-03:00P   3/11-4/1   $299
 

COLLEGE FOR KIDS AND TEENS

Minecraft Camp*
Register by going to the Learn Create Build website: learncreatebuild.com/mcc-dospace.
From wearing Minecraft masks to listening to each child’s Minecraft story, we see your child’s passion and believe this camp is the perfect place for them to express it. Technology isn’t just for play, but also learning. This camp has built-in learning objectives so your child can leave camp smarter than they came. Today, your child might just be playing a video game, but we make it a point to showcase future career opportunities available in technology fields. Each child is required to be checked-in and checked-out. (one session; ages 7-14)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
W   09:00A-03:00P   03/15-03/15   $80
 
Robotics for Kids!
Using a STEMBoT participants will dive into programming and robotics. They will learn ROS (robotic operating systems) terminology for programming and use various platforms enriching their understanding of STEM (science, technology, engineering, math). Space is limited, enroll now! (four sessions; ages 5-11)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
KIDS-601N-50   SU   01:00P-04:00P   03/12-04/02   $99
KIDS-601N-51   SA   09:15A-12:15P   03/11-04/01   $99
 
3-D Fabrication*
Interested in learning more about 3-D printing? Join us in this two session, four-hour class that gives you the basic knowledge on how to design and 3-D print. Each participant will complete a 3-D printed image. (two sessions; ages 12+)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
TEEN-409N-50   TTH   06:00P-08:00P   03/14-03/16   $50

Laser Cutting*
Learn a beginning knowledge of laser cutting. This class utilizes Adobe Illustrator and laser cutter software. Each participant will leave with a laser cut item. (two sessions; ages 12+)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
TEEN-410N-50   WF   06:00P-08:00P   03/29-03/31   $50

3-D Fabrication and Laser Cutting Bundle*
Use this course code to register for both the teen laser cutting and 3-D printing class and save! (four sessions; ages 12+)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
TEEN-412N-50   TTH   06:00P-08:00P   03/14-03/31   $80
 
Brain Game
Join us in soldering together a popular brain game board with four levels of difficulty. Students will complete a fun soldering project and be able to keep their own brain game, which has a similar concept to the Simon Says game. (one session; ages 12+)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
TEEN-408N-50   SU   10:00A-02:00P   03/26-03/26   $60

Build Your Own Digital Clock
Join us in building your own digital clock. The clock’s blue LED display alternates between showing time in the 24-hour format and temperature in Celsius. Class involves basic soldering. (one session; ages 12+)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
TEEN-407N-50   SU   10:00A-02:00P   04/23-04/23   $60

Brain Game/Digital Clock Bundle
Use this course code to sign up for both the Brain Game and Build Your Own Digital Clock class and save! (two sessions; ages 12+)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
TEEN-411N-50   SU   10:00A-02:00P   03/26-04/23   $100
 
Robotics for Teens!
Using a STEMBoT, participants will take an in-depth dive into programming and robotics. This accelerated program is for newcomers and those with robotics experience alike. The classes will introduce and enhance ROS (robotic operating system) programming and robotics knowledge. Focus will be on sensors and servo motor integration. Space is limited, enroll now! (four sessions; ages 12+)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
TEEN-406N-50   SA   01:00P-04:00P   03/11-04/01   $99
TEEN-406N-51   SU   09:15A-12:15P   03/12-04/02   $99
 

COMMUNICATION AND WRITING

Journalism
Basics for beginners, freelancers and bloggers: If you’ve ever thought you could write an article for a publication or a blog, you’re probably right. This course will teach you to write an article by doing it. We’ll talk about finding subjects and topics, asking questions and getting answers that make a good story, submitting story ideas and other relevant topics. This is a chance to work with an experienced writer and editor to figure out the basics and get started telling your story. (four sessions)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
COMM-901N-50   T   06:00P-08:00P   03/21-04/11   $90
 

COMPUTERS AND TECHNOLOGY

3-D Fabrication
Interested in learning more about 3-D printing using design software? Join us for this four-hour class that gives you the basic knowledge on how to design and 3-D print. (two sessions)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
COMP-919N-50   TTH   06:00P-08:00P   03/28-03/30   $50

Laser Cutting
Learn a beginning knowledge of laser cutting. This class utilizes Adobe Illustrator and laser cutter software. Each student will leave the class with a laser cut object. (two sessions)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
COMP-920N-50   WF   06:00P-08:00P   03/22-03/24   $50

3-D Printing and Laser Cutting Bundle
Use this course to sign up for the above 3-D printing and laser cutting class bundle and save!
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
COMP-931N-50   TWTHF   06:00P-08:00P   03/22-03/30   $80
 
Introduction to 3-D Design/Printing*
Introduction to 3-D objects and what requirements are needed to successfully complete a print using an Afinia or MakerBOT printer. Discussion includes filament, wall thickness, supports and rafting, infill and steps to complete the final finish on projects. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
COMP-322N-50   SU   10:00A-02:00P   03/26-03/26   $45

Intermediate 3-D Printing Scanning/Design*
This class moves beyond the simple introduction of 3-D printing. Students learn to digitize 3-D objects by scanning. Each design is then cleaned up and finalized in AutoDesk Meshmixer and 123-D design software. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
COMP-323N-50   SU   10:00A-02:00P   04/23-04/23   $45

Beyond the Basics 3-D Printing Advanced*
Students will design and implement an advanced 3-D design concept including the final finishing.
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
COMP-324N-50   SU   10:00A-02:00P   05/14-05/14   $45

3-D Printing Bundle*
Use this code to sign up for these three 3-D printing classes and save!
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
COMP-354N-50   SU   10:00A-02:00P   03/26-05/14   $115
 
Adding Electronics to Hats
Learn how to integrate wearable technologies into head gear of all kinds. Slouch beanies, ball caps, felt hats, even ear warmers are options. Simple ball caps are included but participants can bring their own hat or hairpiece they would prefer to embellish. An Adafruit wearable is included in the price of this class. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
COMP-927N-50   SA   10:00A-02:00P   03/18-03/18   $90
 
Become an Expert Using Pages on Mac
Pages is a wonderful word processing program loaded with exciting features that take word processing to an entirely different level of computing. Imagine making digital scrapbooks in a word processing program! Learn to make outstanding family photo albums, organizational charts and more! Bring your Mac computer and power cable to class. (No iPads, please.) Pages comes installed on new Macs, but may not be installed on your computer. It can be purchased from the App Store. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
COMP-344N-50   T   06:00P-08:00P   03/21-03/21   $30

Build Amazing Movie Trailers Using iPad
Making movie trailers is a snap on the iPad! This is the perfect way to highlight your events, vacations, travel logs or just have fun showing your photos to friends. Bring your iPad and charging cable to class. Ensure you have a variety of photos/movie clips loaded in your photo library. If you do not have iMovie installed on your iPad, it can be purchased from the App store. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
COMP-341N-50   T   06:00P-08:00P   04/04-04/04   $30

Organize/Edit Photo Library Using Mac
Learn easy and effective ways to organize your photo library by using events, albums, smart albums, faces and the keywords search feature in the Photos. We will also explore simple and advanced editing techniques such as straightening, cropping, color adjustments and minor touchups. Bring your Mac computer and power cable to class with photos loaded in your Photos library (No iPads, please.) If you have pictures on a SD card, CD or thumb-drive, bring them and we will load those into the Photos library on your computer. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
COMP-346N-50   T   06:00P-08:00P   04/18-04/18   $30

Build Movies and Slideshows on the Mac
Let’s build exciting movies and slideshows together using iMovie software. Learn to organize and edit your movie clips or still photos and insert music or voice over audios. This is a very popular, easy to use software included on all new Mac computers and interfaces extremely well with Photos and Garage Band. This is all you need to build travel movies and exciting slideshows. Bring your Mac computer and power cable to class with photos loaded in your Photos library. (No iPads, please.) If you have pictures and movies on a SD card, CD or thumb drive, bring them and we will load those into the Photos library on your computer. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
COMP-352N-50   T   06:00P-08:00P   05/02-05/02   $30

Photo Classes Bundle
Use this course code to receive a discount when signing up for these four Mac and iPad courses.
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
COMP-353N-50   T   06:00P-08:00P   03/21-05/02   $90
 
Explore iCloud
Save time and work using iCloud. Saving files is very important. If your Apple device crashes, is lost or stolen, you may lose contacts, documents or those special photos and videos. iCloud is a great solution for backing up your Apple devices. Once your chosen documents, photos, etc. are in iCloud, you can bring them down on any device—even on Windows! Learn how to manage your iCloud account to get the most out of it. You must bring an iPad or iPhone to class to access the iCloud. Visit mccneb.edu/password to obtain your username and password before class. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
COMP-425N-50   SU   09:15A-12:15P   03/19-03/19   $42
 
Explore your iPhone
Bring your iPhone to class to learn the unique functions and features that will assist you in getting the most out of your iPhone. You will learn how to customize settings, download apps, use Siri, search the Internet using Safari, take, edit, and share pictures and much more. (iPhone not provided.) Visit mccneb.edu/password to obtain your username and password before class. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
COMP-426N-50   SU   09:15A-12:15P   03/26-03/26   $42
 
Googling Around
Google Docs is a free, web-based office suite and data storage service offered by Google. It allows users to create and edit documents online while collaborating in real-time with other users. It is a collection of applications that make it easier to produce these kinds of files that are commonly used: documents, spreadsheets and presentations. In this Google Docs training course, you will be given a basic introduction on how to use Google Docs. Topics covered in the course include Google collaboration and the sharing of information online, Google Documents, Google Spreadsheets, Google Forms, Google Presentations and Google sharing as well as other tips on how to use Google Docs. Obtain your username and password by logging on to mccneb.edu/password. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
COMP-916N-50   SU   09:15A-12:15P   03/12-03/12   $39
 
Microsoft Excel, Level 1
Discover the basics of Excel 2013 to include opening, navigating, entering text and numbers, and closing the workbooks or program. The student learns to enter, edit, find and replace information. Working with formulas and basic functions to cut, copy and paste is covered along with formatting, printing, creating charts and working with pictures and graphics. Books are available for purchase for $20. Obtain your username and password at mccneb.edu/password. The instructor is Bonnie Nelson. (three weeks)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
COMP-230N-50   T   01:00P-04:00P   03/14-03/28   $72
 
Outsmart Your Android
Frustrated with your Android? Don’t be! Learn how to use your phone or tablet to its fullest capabilities. This class will include basic functionality as well as information about apps that came with your device and downloadable apps that can make your daily activities (grocery shopping, driving, buying gas, etc.) a little simpler and a bit more fun. Bring your Android Smartphone and/or tablet. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
COMP-470N-50   T   01:00P-04:00P   03/21-03/21   $39
 
Speed-Dating with Vector Design
Introduction to Adobe Illustrator, Inkscape and Photoshop 3-D Printing. Join a quick introduction to the wonders of vector design. Learn the basics of vector design, create a personal logo in Illustrator, explore the vector possibilities in the freeware Inkscape and then take your vector logo into Photoshop to extrude the design and print it to the 3-D printer. All levels of expertise are welcome! (four sessions)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
COMP-918N-50   M   06:00P-08:00P   03/13-04/03   $95
 
Web Development Foundations*
Omaha Code School: Web Development Foundations (and then some) is designed, first-and-foremost, for you to learn how to build websites, including the front- and back-end (starting with the difference between the front- and back-end of a website). This is the best way to see how you’ll like this creative field. Although the course is designed for absolute beginners, we’re covering more than just the basics. We’ll show you how to code and properly set you up to continue learning on your own or at an internship. This is a workshop-style course where you’ll get to learn by doing and not just listening to a lecture. Every day of the class will be hands-on, with individual and small-group projects. Building with tools and languages like HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP. Learn design fundamentals and understand the patterns of web design to build usable and scalable layouts. You will learn to build design systems beyond just HTML and CSS. Learn how to structure your code using a system-oriented architecture in addition, building interactions using HTML, CSS and JavaScript to manipulate the DOM, resulting in quick, dynamic websites. You will also learn the fundamentals of programming code using variables, loops and arrays — organized into reusable functions — to enhance your websites. Learn server-side development, write server-side code allowing to deploy to production publish your work for the world to see, and configure DNS settings to use custom domains. By the end of the course, you’ll have the skills and the know-how to build your own website, and make it visible to the world. You’ll have learned whether or not a career in web development is for you, and have taken the first steps toward a career in web development.
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
COMP-926N-50   MTTH   09:00A-12:00P   03/13-05/18   $6000
COMP-926N-51   MTTH   05:30P-08:30P   03/13-05/18   $6000
 

HISTORICAL INTEREST

Day Trips from Omaha
Looking for places for a quick getaway within a day’s drive from Omaha? We’ll introduce you to some gems you might not be familiar with. From a day with the cranes, to a trip back to the past, join us to explore some great options for couples and/or families to explore near our own backyard. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
HIST-408N-51   W   06:30P-08:00P   03/15-03/15   $18

Saving Money (and Your Sanity)
We’ll share some of our favorite tips and tricks for saving money (and your sanity) for your next road trip. From our favorite apps to the tricks for finding great hotel deals and saving money on eating out while on the road. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
HIST-409N-50   W   06:30P-08:00P   03/29-03/29   $18

World’s Largest Attractions in Midwest
You may be familiar with the World’s Largest Ball of Twine, but did you know that there are many more of the World’s Largest right here in the Midwest. We’ll take a look at some of the fun and odd attractions we’ve found and stories to go along with them. From the World’s Largest Sandhill Crane to the World’s Largest Turtle on a Snowmobile, we’ve found them and will share them with you. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
HIST-410N-50   W   06:30P-08:00P   04/12-04/12   $18

Natural Wonders in Midwest
Let us show you some of the lesser known natural wonders and points of interest in the Midwest. From Chimney Rock to the red rocks of Sioux Falls Park and Minnesota’s gorgeous North Shore, we’ll show you the beauty that exists in the Midwest. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
HIST-411N-50   W   06:30P-08:00P   04/26-04/26   $18

No Passport. No Problem.
Can’t afford that trip to Europe, but want to get a taste of it? You can take a trip to other parts of the world by visiting some sites here in the Midwest. We’ll show you sites where you can explore Dutch, Scandinavian, Native American, pioneer and more. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
HIST-412N-50   W   06:30P-08:00P   05/10-05/10   $18

Travel Class Bundle
Use this course number to register for all five classes and receive a discount!
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
HIST-414N-50   W   06:30P-08:00P   03/15-05/10   $75
 

home and garden

Grow Mushrooms at Home
Cultivating edible mushrooms is fun and easy using logs or wood chips — especially, when it’s done in a moist, shaded area of your own yard. Learn how to actually cultivate mushrooms. You’ll receive a small log to work with as the instructor walks you through the process of drilling, plugging and waxing. Each participant will leave with a completed log, including extra plugs and wax needed to complete the process at home again. Bring a $15 supply fee and go to mccneb.edu/ce for a list of additional supplies that will not be covered by the supply fee. Feel free to bring a sack lunch. The instructor is Calandra Cooper. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
HOMI-401N-80   F   10:00A-02:00P   03/31-03/31   $39
 

languages

Beginning Senior Spanish Chatbook
Let’s start at the very beginning. We will focus on real-life simple, useful phrases from our Spanish Chatbook. Taught by author Julie Pospishil and Spanish Chat Company. Price includes access to online games and materials to practice Spanish, and a Hispanic snack. Cultural tidbits about Latin America help promote understanding. Optional Spanish Chatbooks and music CDs will be available for purchase. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
LANG-707N-50   M   12:00P-01:30P   03/20-03/20   $35
 
Culinary Spanish Chatbook: Supervisors
Course covers useful supervisor Spanish vocabulary and phrases to use to communicate with your staff. Also, learn about management tips for Hispanic employees. Taught by author/educator Julie Pospishil and Spanish Chat Company. Price includes a Hispanic snack and access to online materials to practice culinary Spanish. Optional Culinary Spanish Chatbooks will be available for purchase. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
LANG-703N-50   M   01:30P-03:30P   03/20-03/20   $35
 
Italian for Travel
If you plan to go to Italy, this class is a must! Rosalia Triplett, a native speaker, will teach you basic survival phrases that will help you in restaurants, hotels and stores. No book required. The instructor will provide handouts. (four sessions)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
LANG-001N-51   M   06:30P-08:30P   03/13-04/03   $62
 
Russian for Real Beginners
Join us for an introduction to the Russian language and culture. Learn some practical, common phrases that will help you prepare to communicate with East European and Central Asian people. The text book “Russian for Beginners” ($40) and accompanying workbook ($30) will be available for purchase at the first class meeting. The instructor is Munavvar Dadajanova, native speaker. (eight sessions)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
LANG-602N-50   W   06:30P-08:30P   03/15-05/03   $89
 

LEARNING IN RETIREMENT

Gardening Tips for Success
This class will cover the planning, preparing, planting and protecting your garden. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
HOMI-600N-50   W   02:00P-04:00P   03/15-03/15   $20
 
I Have a New iPad … Now What?
This class is for the absolute beginner who wants to know the bare bone basics on how to use the iPad. We will explore the various features such as email, Internet, contact book, calendar and the other useful apps that come preloaded on the iPad. Please bring your email passwords if you need to set up your email account. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
COMP-922N-50   T   02:00P-04:00P   03/21-03/21   $30
 
Outsmart Your Smartphone
Frustrated with your Android? Don’t be! Learn how to use your phone or tablet to its fullest potential. This class will include basic and intermediate functionality, as well as finding and installing apps, camera functionality, storage options and more. Bring your Android device (phone and/or tablet) and a charging cord. Note: The focus of this class is Android devices. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
COMP-921N-50   T   01:00P-04:00P   03/21-03/21   $45
 
The Glory of Google
Do you have a Gmail account? Did you know that having a Gmail account grants you access to so much more that Google has to offer? You’ve been missing out! Why buy Microsoft Office, when Google provides online apps with the same functionality? Google also gives you a place to store items, whether created with Google or not, for when you are on the go. Discover other Google apps that may improve how you live, work and play. We will even explore Google options that apply to small business. Please bring your laptop, tablet or smartphone and your Gmail username and password (if your device is not already signed in to Gmail). A cellphone number is required to sign up for a Gmail account. Be sure to bring your cellphone, as Gmail will send you a verification code. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
COMP-929N-50   T   01:00P-04:00P   03/28-03/28   $45
 
Traveling with the iPad
We will discuss several benefits of traveling with the iPad with focus on some of the features and useful apps. (one session)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
COMP-924N-50   T   02:00P-04:00P   03/28-03/28   $30
 
What’s Your Story?
Everyone has a life story worth telling. “What’s Your Story?” is an enriching and motivating experience that elicits memories and encourages writing your story; for life review, a legacy for your loved ones or possibly for publication. (eight sessions)
MCC at Do Space, 7205 Dodge St., 2nd floor
COMM-542N-50   TH   01:30P-03:30P   03/30-05/18   $130
 
 
This just a short listing of classes offered at Do Space. Be sure to check out our schedule for a full listing.

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