October 17, 2021

Coastal Bend College

The latest official news from CBC!

Coastal Bend College Introduces Online Course: Introduction to Photoshop

Coastal Bend College has a program that makes it easy to take high-quality, noncredit online courses. Coastal Bend College has partnered with ed2go to offer hundreds of online, instructor-led courses and is pleased to announce the launch of “Introduction to Photoshop.”

Participants will go step-by-step to learn how to use Photoshop CC with confidence. Through the course, you will learn how to create basic digital paintings, how to edit photos to fix the color or correct exposure, how to get rid of scratches, and learn techniques for removing blemishes from photos and switching backgrounds on images. This course is built to be hands-on and project oriented course.

This course is part of Coastal Bend College’s growing catalog of more than 300 instructor-facilitated online courses. Through well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction, and interaction with fellow students, participants in these courses gain valuable knowledge at their convenience. They have the flexibility to study at their own pace combined with enough structure and support to complete the course. And they can access the classroom 24/7 from anywhere with an Internet connection.

New sessions of each course run every month. They last six weeks, with two new lessons being released weekly (for a total of 12). courses are entirely Web-based with comprehensive lessons, quizzes, and assignments. A dedicated professional instructor facilitates every course; pacing learners, answering questions, giving feedback, and facilitating discussions.

Other courses available through ed2go follow.

Project Management Professional (PMP) Prep Series

This course will help with the PMBOK Guide which includes tools and techniques, relationships between inputs and outputs. Other topics will cover estimating, diagramming, and scope management. In the second part of the series, there will be additional topics including simulation, value management, make-or-buy analysis, risk management, and sensitivity analysis.


Creating WordPress Websites

If you’re interested in learning how people create websites and blogs, without any coding, you’ve found the right course. WordPress is the most popular content management system and runs more than 30% of all websites on the Internet. In these lessons, you will get hands-on experience learning how to create pages and posts, add images, and change a website’s look on WordPress. The version of WordPress covered in this course is the version professionals use which normally requires a paid hosting account, but this course includes a free, no obligation SiteGround hosting account for three months.

To learn more, call Coastal Bend College at (361) 354-2768 or go to www.coastalbend.edu/ce for more information.