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Computer Education at the Science Museum of Minnesota: Class Series Details

Class Series Details

Below are the descriptions, prerequisites, schedule, and cost for the class(es) within this class series.

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Acrobat

Adobe Acrobat easily converts any documents you now publish on paper into electronic files. You can then distribute these files over the Internet for online viewing or printing.

Students will be working in Windows. Most topics discussed also apply to Macintosh.


Part 1 - Introduction

Prerequisites: Experience using a computer.

Class Topics:

  • Overview of the Acrobat product family: Reader, Distiller, Acrobat
  • Creating a PDF document
  • Viewing and modifying a PDF document
  • Customizing Acrobat Distiller's options
  • Adding, deleting, and extracting pages
  • Using Acrobat for bookmarks, security, and controlling how documents open

Date Time Location Fee  
Wed, Jan 16, 2019 8:00am - 11:45am St. Paul $149.00
Tue, Feb 19, 2019 8:00am - 11:45am St. Paul $149.00
Mon, Mar 11, 2019 8:00am - 11:45am St. Paul $149.00


Part 2 - Intermediate

Prerequisites: Adobe Acrobat Part 1 or equivalent experience.

Class Topics:

  • Preparing forms
  • Modifying PDFs using the Edit tools
  • Creating links
  • Working with the Comment tools
  • Combining files

Date Time Location Fee  
Wed, Jan 16, 2019 1:00pm - 4:45pm St. Paul $149.00
Tue, Feb 19, 2019 1:00pm - 4:45pm St. Paul $149.00
Mon, Mar 11, 2019 1:00pm - 4:45pm St. Paul $149.00


Part 3 - PDF Accessibility Introduction

Does your company have PDF files on your website? Do you know if these files are accessible to your entire audience? This class will focus on creating PDF files that are accessible to all users.

Prerequisites: Adobe Acrobat Parts 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.

Class Topics:

  • Accessibility issues
  • Understanding document structure and tags
  • Checking current PDFs for accessibility
  • Working with reading order
  • Creating new Word documents with a focus on accessibility

Date Time Location Fee  
Mon, Jan 28, 2019 8:00am - 11:45am St. Paul $149.00
Tue, Mar 19, 2019 8:00am - 11:45am St. Paul $149.00


Part 4 - PDF Accessibility: Beyond the Basics

Prerequisites: Acrobat Parts 1, 2, and 3 or equivalent experience.

Class Topics:

  • Resolving accessibility issues in existing Word documents
  • Defining table scope - headers
  • Setting table span
  • Tables and ID attributes
  • Customized styles and tags
  • Excel and PowerPoint accessibility

Date Time Location Fee  
Mon, Jan 28, 2019 1:00pm - 4:45pm St. Paul $149.00
Tue, Mar 19, 2019 1:00pm - 4:45pm St. Paul $149.00


Part 5 – Accessible Forms

In this class you will learn the features used to create accessible forms in both Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat.

Prerequisites: Acrobat Parts 1, 2, and 3 or equivalent experience.

Class Topics:

  • Word forms - Developer tab
  • Legacy form fields
  • Bookmarks and Help Text
  • Restrict editing
  • Acrobat forms - Prepare forms
  • Form fields - names and tooltips
  • Security

Date Time Location Fee  
Wed, Dec 19, 2018 8:00am - 11:45am St. Paul $149.00
Mon, Feb 4, 2019 8:00am - 11:45am St. Paul $149.00
Mon, Mar 25, 2019 8:00am - 11:45am St. Paul $149.00