Class Schedule - Computer Seminars - Spring 2014

Symbol Type of Course
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Regular Session
CS
Computer Seminars
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Distance Learning (Online)
NV
NOVA Shared Distance Learning Classes (Online)
HY
Hybrid Classes
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Dynamic & Short-Session Classes
W
Weekend College
GC
Greenfield Ed. & Training Center
FC
Franklin Center - Rocky Mount
Type CLS# SUB# - SEC Title Cred Room Location Days Times Inst. DYN Dates *Cur/ Max
Dynamic & Short Session
28992ACC 110 - S1 Intro to Computerized Accounti
1
M317Bus Scienc
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6:00 PM - 9:30 PMKatherine Pride02/19/14 - 03/12/14
24/27
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This is a dynamic, short session class and students must appear for every class meeting. This class meets on 2/12, 2/19, 2/26 and 3/5/14. Topic covered is Quickbooks.
Dynamic & Short Session
29304ACC 110 - S2 Intro to Computerized Accounti
1
M317Bus Scienc
W
6:00 PM - 9:30 PMKatherine Pride03/19/14 - 04/09/14
15/27
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This is a dynamic, short session class and students must appear for every class meeting. This class meets on 3/19, 3/26, 4/2 and 4/9/14. Topic covered is Quickbooks.
Dynamic & Short Session
39040AST 117 - S1 Keyboarding for Computer Usage
1
M320Bus Scienc
Th
2:00 PM - 4:50 PMJoyce Music03/20/14 - 04/17/14
10/21
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Prerequisite: None. Note: This one credit course teaches basic keyboarding and numeric keypad skills.
Dynamic & Short Session
39042AST 132 - S1 Word Processing I
1
M306Bus Scienc
F
5:30 PM - 10:00 PMSandra Reeves02/28/14
6/21
M306Bus Scienc
S
8:00 AM - 5:30 PMSandra Reeves03/01/14
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Prerequisite: Introduction to Microsoft Windows or equivalent experience. NOTE: This one credit course teaches MS Office Word 2013.
Dynamic & Short Session
39054AST 147 - S1 Intro Presentation Software
1
M306Bus Scienc
F
5:30 PM - 10:00 PMSandra Reeves04/11/14
13/21
M306Bus Scienc
S
8:00 AM - 5:30 PMSandra Reeves04/12/14
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Prerequisite: Introduction to Microsoft Windows or instructor's permission. NOTE: This one credit course teaches an introduction to MS Power-Point 2013.
Dynamic & Short Session
39571ITE 116 - S1 Computer Sftw Applications
1
M319Bus Scienc
F
5:30 PM - 10:00 PMHomer Duff03/21/14
8/21
M319Bus Scienc
S
8:00 AM - 12:30 PMHomer Duff03/22/14
M319Bus Scienc
F
5:30 PM - 10:00 PMHomer Duff03/28/14
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Prerequisite: Basic keyboarding skills required. Note: This one credit course introduces Windows 7 and MS Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint 2013.
Dynamic & Short Session
39041ITE 127 - S1 Beginning Windows
1
M319Bus Scienc
F
5:30 PM - 10:00 PMRichard Via01/31/14
8/21
M319Bus Scienc
S
8:00 AM - 12:30 PMRichard Via02/01/14
M319Bus Scienc
F
5:30 PM - 10:00 PMRichard Via02/07/14
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NOTE: This one credit course teaches the MS Windows 7 operating system.
Dynamic & Short Session
39043ITE 141 - S1 Spreadsheets (Excel 2013)
1
M269Bus Scienc
F
5:30 PM - 10:00 PMHomer Duff04/04/14
8/21
M269Bus Scienc
S
8:00 AM - 12:30 PMHomer Duff04/05/14
M269Bus Scienc
F
5:30 PM - 10:00 PMHomer Duff04/11/14
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Prerequisite: Introduction to Microsoft Windows or equivalent experience. NOTE: This one credit course teaches an introduction to MS Excel 2013.
HY
Dynamic & Short Session
CS
40535ITE 195 - HY1Topics in Info Tech Essentials
1
TBATBA
Su
1:00 AM - 4:00 AMTBA02/06/14 - 02/20/14
CANCELLED
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Prerequisite: Intermediate Activinspire Content: Activinspire software adds so much more to the classroom than just an interactive whiteboard and pen. Participants in this class will be given a collection of flipchart page templates suitable for a variety of content areas. The focus of the course will be to use graphic representations of information that can make content more engaging. Also, participants will focus on creating a flipchart designed to promote student interest that will enhance student understanding. Participants will learn how to incorporate their content into the templates and create interesting and meaningful flipchart pages for classroom instruction. Internet access required for this online course. This is a hybrid class delivered partially in the classroom and partially on the web.
HY
Dynamic & Short Session
CS
43190ITE 195 - HY2101 ActivBoard Tips and Tricks
1
M268Bus Scienc
T
3:30 PM - 5:45 PMRebecca Mason03/11/14
10/21
M268Bus Scienc
T
3:30 PM - 5:45 PMRebecca Mason03/18/14
M268Bus Scienc
T
3:30 PM - 5:45 PMRebecca Mason03/25/14
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Prerequisite: Introduction to Activinspire. Participants need to feel confident switching between open programs and manipulating open windows. A strong familiarity with Activinspire is needed to support the learning process. Participants should have the latest version of Activinspire and the Internet at home or school. Content: This course explores the areas of Activinspire not covered in the Beginner or Intermediate class. Emphasis is placed on the additional features offered in Inspire 1.4. A behind the scenes tour will have participants customizing their Inspire software to meet their needs of their audiences. The Activiboard can be used for much more than making and sharing flipcharts. Come learn how to take your iPods, scanners and document cameras to a new level using the Activboard. 101 topics will be covered. Join us for a fast paced fun Activlearning experience. Internet access required for this online course. This is a hybrid class delivered partially in the classroom and partially on the web.
HY
Dynamic & Short Session
CS
63238ITE 195 - HY3Topics in Info Tech Essentials
1
TBATBA
Su
1:00 AM - 4:00 AMTBA01/14/14 - 01/28/14
CANCELLED
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Prerequisite: Intro to ActivInspire Content: You are familiar with the ACTIVInspire and are ready to take it to the next level! Participants in the Intermediate class will design and publish content-rich flipcharts, explore tool customization, object behavior, video and web linking, and more!
HY
Dynamic & Short Session
CS
63239ITE 195 - HY4Topics in Info Tech Essentials
1
TBATBA
Su
1:00 AM - 4:00 AMTBA02/10/14 - 02/24/14
CANCELLED
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Prerequisite: Participants should demonstrate proficiency in keyboarding skills, and the ability to organize and manage files. Familiarity with Activ Inspire, while not required, will support the learning process. Participants should have email and Internet access at home. Content: This course explores the use of GPS units, Personal Learning Response Systems and iTouches in the elementary classroom. Participants will evaluate these tools for classroom instruction. Participants will create a geocaching activity, seek out educational apps to use on iTouches and register/use Personal Learning Responses. This class is a survey course. iTouches, Geocaching and LRS devices will be introduced. The information covered in this class will create a foundation for participants should they desire to take additional courses specific to one of the topic introduced in this class.
Dynamic & Short Session
CS
29155ITE 195 - S1Office 2010 for Educators
1
M268Bus Scienc
F
5:30 PM - 10:00 PMSandra Reeves01/10/14
13/21
M268Bus Scienc
S
8:00 AM - 5:30 PMSandra Reeves01/11/14
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Prerequisite: Managing Windows Seminar or equivalent knowledge. Content: Explore features of Word, Excel and PowerPoint that would be useful in a variety of personal and classroom applications. Learn to: utilize Word to do more than just type documents, create excellent math lessons, customize PowerPoint game templates, prepare students with 21st century skills by assigning projects that require the use of Office applications and access the many educational features of Microsoft Office Online.
Dynamic & Short Session
CS
40534ITE 195 - S10Topics in Info Tech Essentials
1
TBATBA
Su
1:00 AM - 4:00 AMTBA01/24/14 - 01/31/14
CANCELLED
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Prerequisite: Managing Windows Seminar or equivalent knowledge. Content: Bringing Science Technology Engineering and Math into the K-8 classroom is a current trend in education. This seminar will focus on enhancing K-8 STEM lessons with computer technologies. Participants will explore STEM resources, create content specific design briefs and develop STEM lessons using web-based activities, mobile devices and more!
Dynamic & Short Session
CS
42396ITE 195 - S12Classroom Blogs and Wikis
1
M268Bus Scienc
F
4:30 PM - 9:00 PMMargaret Swecker02/21/14
13/21
M268Bus Scienc
S
8:00 AM - 1:00 PMMargaret Swecker02/22/14
M268Bus Scienc
F
4:30 PM - 9:00 PMMargaret Swecker02/28/14
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Prerequisite: Participants should demonstrate proficiency in keyboarding skills, and the ability to organize and manage files. Participants need to feel confident switching between open programs and manipulating open windows. Content: Web design software is a thing of the past -- teachers can quickly and easily create a classroom web presence using Blogs and Wikis. These free, easy to use tools support collaborative projects and enhance home-school communication. Participants will explore the many classroom uses of Blogs and Wikis and create their own.
Dynamic & Short Session
CS
42398ITE 195 - S13Google Tools for Teachers 2
1
M320Bus Scienc
F
4:30 PM - 9:00 PMChristina Coffey03/07/14
10/21
M320Bus Scienc
S
8:00 AM - 1:00 PMChristina Coffey03/08/14
M320Bus Scienc
F
4:30 PM - 9:00 PMChristina Coffey03/14/14
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Prerequisite: Managing Windows Seminar or equivalent knowledge. Content: You know the basics and now it is time to fine tune your Google knowledge. Participants in this course will evaluate the resources available in Google Chrome, learn advanced tips for Google Drive, explore Google+ and other Google resources that support classroom instruction.
Dynamic & Short Session
CS
43191ITE 195 - S15Classroom Content Curation
1
M268Bus Scienc
F
4:30 PM - 9:00 PMMargaret Swecker03/28/14
10/21
M268Bus Scienc
S
8:00 AM - 1:00 PMMargaret Swecker03/29/14
M268Bus Scienc
F
4:30 PM - 9:00 PMMargaret Swecker04/04/14
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Prerequisite: Managing Windows Seminar or equivalent knowledge. Content: Sifting through information on the web can be a wild goose chase for you and your students. Content curation tools help you organize and make sense of the many web resources available. Participants in this class will explore a number of curation tools including Pinterest, Scoop.it, LiveBinders, EverNote, Diigo, Pearltrees and Storify and learn how these tools support information literacy and classroom instruction.
Dynamic & Short Session
CS
44421ITE 195 - S16Topics in Info Tech Essentials
1
TBATBA
Su
1:00 AM - 4:00 AMTBA03/14/14 - 03/21/14
CANCELLED
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Prerequisite: Managing Windows Seminar or equivalent knowledge. Content: Are you looking for a new way to excite and engage your students while having them work cooperatively? Participants in this course will learn to use handheld GPS units, create geocaching activities which align with standards, and navigate geocaching websites and other online resources. You'll also have the opportunity to create your own geocaching activities to use with your students.
Dynamic & Short Session
CS
44422ITE 195 - S17Topics in Info Tech Essentials
1
TBATBA
Su
1:00 AM - 4:00 AMTBA03/21/14 - 03/22/14
CANCELLED
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Prerequisite: Managing Windows Seminar or equivalent knowledge. Content: Students: Headsets or ear buds are needed. Some will be available for use, but you are encouraged to bring your own if you have them. In this seminar, you will learn to create movies with Windows Movie Maker. This program is EASY and best of all, it's FREE. Discover how easy it is to make professional looking movies, documentaries, news shows, etc. with digital still and video cameras. We will learn how to add titles, transitions, and special effects using free and copyright friendly music, sound effects, and image enhancement sites. Bring your ideas we we learn how teachers and students can present their ideas to a 21st century audience.
Dynamic & Short Session
CS
44423ITE 195 - S18Topics in Info Tech Essentials
1
TBATBA
Su
1:00 AM - 4:00 AMTBA04/11/14 - 04/18/14
CANCELLED
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Prerequisite: iLearn seminar. Content: Experience mobile devices in a project-based environment. Participants in the seminar will explore digital books, delve deeper into creation apps, integrate audio and video activities into instruction, and take QR Codes to the next level. iPod Touches and/or iPads will be available for use during class or participants are welcome to bring their own.