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Spots Available in Photoshop CC

posted May 22, 2017, 2:22 PM by Tom Kaczmarek   [ updated May 22, 2017, 2:24 PM ]

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There's still time to register for the summer term. Adobe Photoshop CC For Beginners begins tomorrow and there are still seats available. Register on the BRCC website here: http://www.blueridge.edu/ceregister

Summer Registration Opens Online

posted Apr 25, 2017, 9:49 AM by Tom Kaczmarek

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BRCC Continuing Education summer registration is now available online.

Click here for a listing of all the summer term Continuing Education classes. Use the "Search" feature to find classes by keyword, title, or instructor. See my previous post for a list of the classes I'll be teaching starting the week of May 22, 2017.

CE Registration Page on the BRCC Web site: http://www2.blueridge.edu/ceclasses/

2017 Summer Classes Announced

posted Mar 7, 2017, 8:11 AM by Tom Kaczmarek   [ updated Mar 7, 2017, 8:17 AM ]

Blue Ridge Community College Logo Summer term 2017 classes have been announced and there are many courses from which to choose. For the beginning Windows 10 user there will be the Windows 10 course. For those with a bit of Windows 10 experience but need to learn additional office computing skills there is the Basic Office Computing course that should help you get the most from Windows 10 whether you're working from home or from the office.

iPhone and iPad users can choose from the iPad Made Easy or iPhone Made Easy classes. For the budding iPhone or iPad photographers there is the iPhone/iPad Photography course that will cover topics from image capture to storing and sharing your photos to editing your photographs.

If you're a photographer and require the power of Adobe Photoshop to help you edit or create your images the Adobe Photoshop for Beginners class will get you started with the fundamental skills you will need to use the industry standard in image processing, creation, and editing software. This course will meet twice a week so that we have enough time to cover the many exciting capabilities that is a part of the Photoshop experience.

All classes begin the week of May 22nd and continue through July 25th. To see the schedule please visit my Course Calendar for times and dates of classes. I look forward to seeing you all in class this summer.

Spring 2017 Classes at BRCC

posted Dec 15, 2016, 11:24 AM by Tom Kaczmarek   [ updated Dec 15, 2016, 11:25 AM ]

The Spring semester catalog was recently mailed and made available here: BRCC Spring Continuing Education Catalog

Courses include Adobe Lightroom, Basic Office Computing, Microsoft Office 2016, Windows 10, iPhone and iPad. The Lightroom course will begin January 18th and the remaining courses will start on varying dates in February.

Also available is a Medical Administrative Assistant Exam Prep/Review course beginning in February. I look forward to seeing you in classes.

Summer Courses and Registration

posted May 2, 2016, 12:03 PM by Tom Kaczmarek   [ updated May 2, 2016, 12:09 PM ]


The BRCC summer courses are now available online as a downloadable PDF here. An online and searchable listing of classes way be found here. On this page you can enter a search term in the space provided to narrow down the list. You may search by course title, subject, or by instructor's name.

My summer course will cover both iPad and iPhone, iPhone/iPad Photography, Basic Mac, Windows 10, Basic Office Computing, and Publishing Using Adobe Creative Cloud. Descriptions may be found in the Courses and Resources section on this Web site as well as the online registration link on BRCC's Web site. A schedule of my courses can be found on the Calendar page of my Web site as well. 

Classes Canceled

posted Jan 26, 2016, 11:33 AM by Tom Kaczmarek   [ updated Jan 26, 2016, 11:33 AM ]

Attention Photoshop students! Both BRCC campuses will be closed this evening, January 26th. We will NOT have class. We will discuss how best to make up the lost time. Stay safe.

Photoshop for Beginners Course

posted Jan 12, 2016, 3:35 PM by Tom Kaczmarek   [ updated Jan 12, 2016, 3:49 PM ]


There are still vacancies in the upcoming Photoshop course starting Tuesday, January 19 from 6 to 9:30 pm. Register now to enroll to learn how to use Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 Release to edit, or create stunning photographic images. Seats are filling fast!

Course Number SGR-8002-401 (3057) Register Now

New Course — Adobe Lightroom

posted Jan 12, 2016, 9:58 AM by Tom Kaczmarek   [ updated Jan 12, 2016, 10:01 AM ]

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Interested in gaining some experience using Adobe Lightroom to get your photo collection organized and edited? Then please consider signing up for the new Adobe Lightroom course at Blue Ridge Community College.

Adobe Lightroom

Learn Adobe Lightroom to edit photographs to bring out the best in your photography. Punch up colors, make dull-looking shots vibrant, remove distracting objects and straighten skewed shots. Plus, learn to harness the skills to manage large volumes of digital photographs, work in a non-destructive environment to allow for fearless experimentation, and perform sophisticated image processing tasks to easily produce good-looking pictures and polished presentations for both web and print.

Thursdays 6 – 8:30 pm 1/7–5/12 Flat Rock Campus TEDC 119

Attention Basic Mac Students

posted Jan 12, 2016, 9:53 AM by Tom Kaczmarek   [ updated Jan 14, 2016, 10:09 AM ]

We've delayed the start of the Basic Mac class a week. The class will now begin January 19th at it's published times but will start 30 minutes earlier to make up for the lost day of class. I look forward to seeing you next week! Class is now scheduled to meet 2:30 to 6 pm!

Blue Ridge Spring 2016 Catalog

posted Dec 4, 2015, 7:33 AM by Tom Kaczmarek   [ updated Dec 4, 2015, 7:33 AM ]

The Blue Ridge Community College Spring 2016 Course Catalog is available online. Click the link below to download the PDF version of the catalog. 

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