Training Schedule

The training schedule page displays the schedule for NR Computer Learning hands-on and video based computer training. For more informaiton, call 714-505-3475.

February – March 2020

Feb
24
Mon
9-10:30 AM Computer Fundamentals @ NR Computer Learning Center
Feb 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
9-10:30 AM Computer Fundamentals @ NR Computer Learning Center | Orange | California | United States

This is an introductory course for students interested in building a computer, learning how computers work, and programming to develop games. They will gain the knowledge and skills required to identify types and components of computers; including the microprocessor, motherboard, flash drive, hard disk, memory, keyboard, mouse and input/output devices. They will also learn to build a computer from scratch, know how each part works, and how to use free software to eliminate viruses, work with images, sound and text.
This course is also a prerequisite to most of the other courses.
Recommended Age: 8 -12
Date: 1/13 -3/7/20
Time: 9 – 10:30 AM
Location: NR Computer Learning Center, 1820 E. 1st Street, Suite 550, Santa Ana, CA 92705
For information on a private lesson and online courses, call NR Computer Learning Center at (714) 505-3475 or visit www.nrclc.com.

1-4 pm Programming with Java @ NR Computer Learning Center
Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1-4 pm Programming with Java @ NR Computer Learning Center | Irvine | California | United States

This course will teach the basics of Java programming language to build software. Students will use variables, expressions, flow control, loops, array, readings from a file, and more to develop simple games such as jackpot, guess my word, tic-tac-toe, hangman and more! This is an excellent introductory course for students planning to take AP Computer Science and want to develop software or simple games.
Prereq: Computer Basic or equivalent
Recommended Ages: 12 – 18
Date: 1/13 -3/7/20
Time: 1 PM – 4 PM
Location: NR Computer Learning Center, 1820 E. 1st Street, Suite 550, Santa Ana, CA 92705
For information on a private lesson and online courses, call NR Computer Learning Center at (714) 505-3475 or visit www.nrclc.com.

Feb
25
Tue
9-10:30 AM Create 2D Games with Scratch @ NR Computer Learning Center
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
9-10:30 AM Create 2D Games with Scratch @ NR Computer Learning Center | Irvine | California | United States

This hands-on course is designed for students wanting to learn the basic elements of creating a 2D game using the Scratch software developed at MIT Media Lab. The students will learn to create 2D games that include sprites, images, sounds, music, and objects. This is an excellent introductory course for developing animation and game programming using Scratch.
Prereq: Computer Basic or equivalent.
Recommended Ages: 8 -12
Date: 1/14 -3/7/20
Time: 9 – 10:30 AM
Location: NR Computer Learning Center, 1820 E. 1st Street, Suite 550, Santa Ana, CA 92705
For more information on summer tech camp, click here.
For information on a private lesson and online courses, call NR Computer Learning Center at (714) 505-3475 or visit www.nrclc.com.

1 – 4 pm Game Programming with C++ @ NR Computer Learning Center
Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1 - 4 pm Game Programming with C++ @ NR Computer Learning Center | Irvine | California | United States

This hands-on introductory-level course teaches the basics of C++ programming to build simple applications such as tic-tac-toe, word search, and hangman. Students will learn to use common functions, expressions, flow control, loops, and more to develop an application. Sample Program. This is an excellent introductory course for students who plan to start a career in software development or want to prepare for the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Certification Exam.
Prereq: Computer Basic or equivalent
Recommended Ages: 12 – 18
Date: 1/14 -3/7/20
Time: 1 PM – 4 PM
Location: NR Computer Learning Center, 1820 E. 1st Street, Suite 550, Santa Ana, CA 92705
For information on a private lesson and online courses, call NR Computer Learning Center at (714) 505-3475 or visit www.nrclc.com.

Feb
26
Wed
9-10:30 AM Programming with GameMaker @ NR Computer Learning Center
Feb 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
9-10:30 AM Programming with GameMaker @ NR Computer Learning Center | Irvine | California | United States

This is an excellent hands-on introductory course for students wanting to learn the basic elements of creating a 2D game using GameMaker software. They will learn to create games that include sprites, background images, sounds and music, objects, events, actions, and rooms.
Prereq: Fundamentals of Computer (Computer Basic) or equivalent.
Recommended Age: 8 -12
Date: 1/15 -3/7/20
Time: 9 AM – 10:30 AM
Location: NR Computer Learning Center, 1820 E. 1st Street, Suite 550, Santa Ana, CA 92705
For more information on summer tech camp, click here.
For information on a private lesson and online courses, call NR Computer Learning Center at (714) 505-3475 or visit www.nrclc.com.

1-4 PM Programming with Python @ NR Computer Learning Center
Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1-4 PM Programming with Python @ NR Computer Learning Center | Irvine | California | United States

Python is an easy-to-learn language that is commonly used for writing short scripts for developing games and applications. Students will learn how to write scripts to develop games with moving objects, draw shapes, and calculate scores. They will also get exposure to applying the knowledge to control Raspberry Pi. This is an excellent introductory course for students interested in learning a scripting language, developing games, and using Raspberry Pi.
Prerequisite Course: Computer Basic or equivalent.
Recommended Ages: 12 -18
Date: 1/15 -3/7/20
Time: 1 PM – 4 PM
Location: NR Computer Learning Center, 1820 E. 1st Street, Suite 550, Santa Ana, CA 92705
For information on private lessons and online courses, call NR Computer Learning Center at (714) 505-3475 or visit www.nrclc.com

Feb
27
Thu
9-10:30 AM Robotics with Lego Mindstorms @ NR Computer Learning Center
Feb 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
9-10:30 AM Robotics with Lego Mindstorms @ NR Computer Learning Center | Orange | California | United States

Learn to build and program LEGO Mindstorms Robots. This is an excellent introductory course for students who want to learn the fundamentals of programming. Students meet on 8 Thursdays.
Prereq: Knowledge of Computer Basics or equivalent.
Recommended Age: 8 -12
Location: NR Computer Learning Center, 1820 E. 1st Street, Suite 550, Santa Ana, CA 92705
For more information on summer tech camp, click here.
For information on a private lesson and online courses, call NR Computer Learning Center at (714) 505-3475 or visit www.nrclc.com.

1-4pm Programming with JavaScript @ NR Computer Learning Center
Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1-4pm Programming with JavaScript @ NR Computer Learning Center | Orange | California | United States

Game Programming is an invaluable skill in today’s job market. Learn to develop programs using JavaScript. JavaScript language is an easy-to-use language that is commonly used for writing short scripts in web pages and developing games. Learn to write scripts to develop small games with moving objects, shapes, start & stop buttons, lives, scores, and more to be displayed on the web page.
Prereq: Computer Basic or equivalent
Recommended Ages: 12 – 18
Date: 1/16 – 3/7/20
Time: 1 PM – 4 PM
Location: NR Computer Learning Center, 1820 E. 1st Street, Suite 550, Santa Ana, CA 92705
For information on a private lesson and online courses, call NR Computer Learning Center at (714) 505-3475 or visit www.nrclc.com.

Feb
28
Fri
9-10:30 AM Video Editing & Special Effects @ NR Computer Learning Center
Feb 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
9-10:30 AM Video Editing & Special Effects @ NR Computer Learning Center | Orange | California | United States

This hands-on course introduces students to developing and editing a digital movie using Window’s MovieMaker, edit music using Audacity, add background sound and music, add special effects and text, cut unwanted movie clips, merge different movie clips, add pictures and upload movies to YouTube for friends and family to view. Prereq: Computer Basic or equivalent

Recommended for students ages 8-12.

For more information, visit http://www.nrclc.com/video-editing/

1-4 pm Programming Arduino & Raspberry Pi (8 Fri) @ NR Computer Learning Center
Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1-4 pm Programming Arduino & Raspberry Pi (8 Fri) @ NR Computer Learning Center | Orange | California | United States

This hands-on introductory course will teach students how to utilize Raspberry Pi, a popular micro-controller, to learn to develop a program using Python. Students will also learn Linux Administration, Python Turtle, Python Game, Pi Editor, and write a simple application to control a basic circuit.
Prerequisite Course: Introduction to a programming language such as C, C++, JavaScript, Java or Python.
Prereq: Computer Basic or equivalent
Recommended Ages: 12 – 18
Date: 1/17 -3/7/20
Time: 1 PM – 4 PM
Location: NR Computer Learning Center, 1820 E. 1st Street, Suite 550, Santa Ana, CA 92705
For information on a private lesson and online courses, call NR Computer Learning Center at (714) 505-3475 or visit www.nrclc.com.

Feb
29
Sat
Introduction to Microsoft Office 2016 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) @ Irvine Valley College (IVC)
Feb 29 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Mar
2
Mon
9-10:30 AM Computer Fundamentals @ NR Computer Learning Center
Mar 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
9-10:30 AM Computer Fundamentals @ NR Computer Learning Center | Orange | California | United States

This is an introductory course for students interested in building a computer, learning how computers work, and programming to develop games. They will gain the knowledge and skills required to identify types and components of computers; including the microprocessor, motherboard, flash drive, hard disk, memory, keyboard, mouse and input/output devices. They will also learn to build a computer from scratch, know how each part works, and how to use free software to eliminate viruses, work with images, sound and text.
This course is also a prerequisite to most of the other courses.
Recommended Age: 8 -12
Date: 1/13 -3/7/20
Time: 9 – 10:30 AM
Location: NR Computer Learning Center, 1820 E. 1st Street, Suite 550, Santa Ana, CA 92705
For information on a private lesson and online courses, call NR Computer Learning Center at (714) 505-3475 or visit www.nrclc.com.

1-4 pm Programming with Java @ NR Computer Learning Center
Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1-4 pm Programming with Java @ NR Computer Learning Center | Irvine | California | United States

This course will teach the basics of Java programming language to build software. Students will use variables, expressions, flow control, loops, array, readings from a file, and more to develop simple games such as jackpot, guess my word, tic-tac-toe, hangman and more! This is an excellent introductory course for students planning to take AP Computer Science and want to develop software or simple games.
Prereq: Computer Basic or equivalent
Recommended Ages: 12 – 18
Date: 1/13 -3/7/20
Time: 1 PM – 4 PM
Location: NR Computer Learning Center, 1820 E. 1st Street, Suite 550, Santa Ana, CA 92705
For information on a private lesson and online courses, call NR Computer Learning Center at (714) 505-3475 or visit www.nrclc.com.

Mar
3
Tue
9-10:30 AM Create 2D Games with Scratch @ NR Computer Learning Center
Mar 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
9-10:30 AM Create 2D Games with Scratch @ NR Computer Learning Center | Irvine | California | United States

This hands-on course is designed for students wanting to learn the basic elements of creating a 2D game using the Scratch software developed at MIT Media Lab. The students will learn to create 2D games that include sprites, images, sounds, music, and objects. This is an excellent introductory course for developing animation and game programming using Scratch.
Prereq: Computer Basic or equivalent.
Recommended Ages: 8 -12
Date: 1/14 -3/7/20
Time: 9 – 10:30 AM
Location: NR Computer Learning Center, 1820 E. 1st Street, Suite 550, Santa Ana, CA 92705
For more information on summer tech camp, click here.
For information on a private lesson and online courses, call NR Computer Learning Center at (714) 505-3475 or visit www.nrclc.com.

1 – 4 pm Game Programming with C++ @ NR Computer Learning Center
Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1 - 4 pm Game Programming with C++ @ NR Computer Learning Center | Irvine | California | United States

This hands-on introductory-level course teaches the basics of C++ programming to build simple applications such as tic-tac-toe, word search, and hangman. Students will learn to use common functions, expressions, flow control, loops, and more to develop an application. Sample Program. This is an excellent introductory course for students who plan to start a career in software development or want to prepare for the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Certification Exam.
Prereq: Computer Basic or equivalent
Recommended Ages: 12 – 18
Date: 1/14 -3/7/20
Time: 1 PM – 4 PM
Location: NR Computer Learning Center, 1820 E. 1st Street, Suite 550, Santa Ana, CA 92705
For information on a private lesson and online courses, call NR Computer Learning Center at (714) 505-3475 or visit www.nrclc.com.

Mar
4
Wed
9-10:30 AM Programming with GameMaker @ NR Computer Learning Center
Mar 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
9-10:30 AM Programming with GameMaker @ NR Computer Learning Center | Irvine | California | United States

This is an excellent hands-on introductory course for students wanting to learn the basic elements of creating a 2D game using GameMaker software. They will learn to create games that include sprites, background images, sounds and music, objects, events, actions, and rooms.
Prereq: Fundamentals of Computer (Computer Basic) or equivalent.
Recommended Age: 8 -12
Date: 1/15 -3/7/20
Time: 9 AM – 10:30 AM
Location: NR Computer Learning Center, 1820 E. 1st Street, Suite 550, Santa Ana, CA 92705
For more information on summer tech camp, click here.
For information on a private lesson and online courses, call NR Computer Learning Center at (714) 505-3475 or visit www.nrclc.com.

1-4 PM Programming with Python @ NR Computer Learning Center
Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1-4 PM Programming with Python @ NR Computer Learning Center | Irvine | California | United States

Python is an easy-to-learn language that is commonly used for writing short scripts for developing games and applications. Students will learn how to write scripts to develop games with moving objects, draw shapes, and calculate scores. They will also get exposure to applying the knowledge to control Raspberry Pi. This is an excellent introductory course for students interested in learning a scripting language, developing games, and using Raspberry Pi.
Prerequisite Course: Computer Basic or equivalent.
Recommended Ages: 12 -18
Date: 1/15 -3/7/20
Time: 1 PM – 4 PM
Location: NR Computer Learning Center, 1820 E. 1st Street, Suite 550, Santa Ana, CA 92705
For information on private lessons and online courses, call NR Computer Learning Center at (714) 505-3475 or visit www.nrclc.com

Mar
5
Thu
9-10:30 AM Robotics with Lego Mindstorms @ NR Computer Learning Center
Mar 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
9-10:30 AM Robotics with Lego Mindstorms @ NR Computer Learning Center | Orange | California | United States

Learn to build and program LEGO Mindstorms Robots. This is an excellent introductory course for students who want to learn the fundamentals of programming. Students meet on 8 Thursdays.
Prereq: Knowledge of Computer Basics or equivalent.
Recommended Age: 8 -12
Location: NR Computer Learning Center, 1820 E. 1st Street, Suite 550, Santa Ana, CA 92705
For more information on summer tech camp, click here.
For information on a private lesson and online courses, call NR Computer Learning Center at (714) 505-3475 or visit www.nrclc.com.

1-4pm Programming with JavaScript @ NR Computer Learning Center
Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1-4pm Programming with JavaScript @ NR Computer Learning Center | Orange | California | United States

Game Programming is an invaluable skill in today’s job market. Learn to develop programs using JavaScript. JavaScript language is an easy-to-use language that is commonly used for writing short scripts in web pages and developing games. Learn to write scripts to develop small games with moving objects, shapes, start & stop buttons, lives, scores, and more to be displayed on the web page.
Prereq: Computer Basic or equivalent
Recommended Ages: 12 – 18
Date: 1/16 – 3/7/20
Time: 1 PM – 4 PM
Location: NR Computer Learning Center, 1820 E. 1st Street, Suite 550, Santa Ana, CA 92705
For information on a private lesson and online courses, call NR Computer Learning Center at (714) 505-3475 or visit www.nrclc.com.

Mar
6
Fri
9-10:30 AM Video Editing & Special Effects @ NR Computer Learning Center
Mar 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
9-10:30 AM Video Editing & Special Effects @ NR Computer Learning Center | Orange | California | United States

This hands-on course introduces students to developing and editing a digital movie using Window’s MovieMaker, edit music using Audacity, add background sound and music, add special effects and text, cut unwanted movie clips, merge different movie clips, add pictures and upload movies to YouTube for friends and family to view. Prereq: Computer Basic or equivalent

Recommended for students ages 8-12.

For more information, visit http://www.nrclc.com/video-editing/