Class Schedule - Teacher Recertification Classes - Summer 2014

Symbol Type of Course
1
Regular Session
5W1
First Five-Week Session
5W2
Second Five-Week Session
CS
Computer Seminars
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Distance Learning (Online)
NV
NOVA Shared Distance Learning Classes (Online)
HY
Hybrid Classes
Symbol = Star
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
30798ART 195 - E1Junk Sculpture I
1
H217Humanities
MTW
8:00 AM - 12:30 PMLewis Allen06/16/14 - 06/18/14
7/30
*
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Dynamic & Short Session
FC
30702ASL 101 - E1 ASL for Educators
3
FCALFrank Cnty
TWTh
8:00 AM - 5:00 PMTammy Fortune07/15/14 - 07/23/14
8/30
*

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This course will be held at the Franklin Center in Rocky Mount. Please contact Mike Greer with questions: 857-6407
Dynamic & Short Session
32799EDU 114 - EY1 Driver Task Analysis
3
Holly Moore06/16/14 - 07/01/14
4/30
EDU 114 - EY1LDriver Task AnalysisA135Anderson
MW
5:00 PM - 9:00 PMHolly Moore
*

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Internet access required for this online course. This is a hybrid class delivered partially in the classroom and partially on the web. Proctored testing is provided for free at VWCC, the Franklin Center and the Greenfield Center. Students who live outside the VWCC service area may elect to take tests at non-VWCC sites. Students are responsible for paying any associated fees. See eLIT webpage for more information (http://www.virginiawestern.edu/elit/).
Dynamic & Short Session
32811EDU 214 - EY1 Instr. Prin. of Driver Edu.
3
Holly Moore06/20/14 - 07/18/14
4/30
EDU 214 - EY1LInstr. Prin. of Driver Edu.A135Anderson
F
9:00 AM - 5:00 PMHolly Moore
*

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First class will meet in A136 ONLY. Classes held in A135 for all other dates.   Internet access required for this online course. This is a hybrid class delivered partially in the classroom and partially on the web. Proctored testing is provided for free at VWCC, the Franklin Center and the Greenfield Center. Students who live outside the VWCC service area may elect to take tests at non-VWCC sites. Students are responsible for paying any associated fees. See eLIT webpage for more information (http://www.virginiawestern.edu/elit/).
Distance Learning
5W2
19147ENG 278 - V1 Appalachian Literature
3
Tim Thornton
7/30
*

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Internet access required for this online course. Pre-requisite: ENG 112 or divisional approval. This second five week course examines selected works of outstanding Appalachian authors within the context of the history and culture of the region. Involves critical reading and writing. Proctored testing is provided for free at VWCC, the Franklin Center and the Greenfield Center. Students who live outside the VWCC service area may elect to take tests at non-VWCC sites. Students are responsible for paying any associated fees. See eLIT webpage for more information (http://www.virginiawestern.edu/elit/).
Dynamic & Short Session
CS
19109ITE 195 - X11Topics in Info Tech Essentials
1
TBATBA
Su
1:00 AM - 4:00 AMTBA06/06/14 - 06/13/14
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
19111ITE 195 - X12iLearn
1
M269Bus Scienc
TWTh
8:00 AM - 1:00 PMChristina Coffey06/10/14 - 06/12/14
13/21
*

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Prerequisite: Introduction to Microsoft Windows or equivalent experience. Content: iPads and iPod Touches are changing the face of education. Apps and hands-on educational content expand the learning experience both inside and outside the classroom and support differentiation, remediation, enrichment and special needs students. From interactive lessons to study aids to productivity tools, there¿s something for everyone. Participants in this course will start with the basics of how to manage a mobile device, explore apps and content rich resources, and learn tips and tricks for using these devices in the classroom. iPod Touches and/or iPads will be available for use during class or participants are welcome to bring their own .
Dynamic & Short Session
CS
19085ITE 195 - X13Tech Fusion
1
M269Bus Scienc
MT
8:00 AM - 3:30 PMCourtney Jones06/23/14 - 06/24/14
5/21
*

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Prerequisite: Participants should demonstrate proficiency in keyboarding skills, and the ability to organize and manage files. Familiarity with ActivInspire, 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
23264ITE 195 - X15Google Tools for Teachers
1
M269Bus Scienc
MT
8:00 AM - 3:30 PMMargaret Swecker07/07/14 - 07/08/14
20/22
*

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Prerequisite Preferred knowledge or experience with MS Windows and keyboarding. Content: Did you know Google offers tools beyond its search engine? Participants in this course will learn to use Google Calendars, Documents, Sites, and custom web searches, and discover how they can be used to collaborate and streamline the teaching process.
Dynamic & Short Session
CS
23265ITE 195 - X16Social Networking for Teachers
1
M268Bus Scienc
WTh
8:00 AM - 3:30 PMChristina Coffey07/23/14 - 07/24/14
20/21
*

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Prerequisite: Preferred knowledge or experience with MS Windows and keyboarding. Content: Participants in this seminar will explore strategies for keeping up with progressing technology and learn how to build relationships with other educators across the globe using social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Nings, Skype, and more. Participants will learn to organize and manage the settings in these resources, as well as harness the ideas shared by others to impact teaching and learning.
Dynamic & Short Session
CS
26501ITE 195 - X17Intro to Activinspire
1
M268Bus Scienc
F
4:30 PM - 9:00 PMMargaret Swecker06/20/14
10/21
M268Bus Scienc
S
8:00 AM - 12:30 PMMargaret Swecker06/21/14
M268Bus Scienc
F
4:30 PM - 9:00 PMMargaret Swecker06/27/14
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Prerequisite: Preferred knowledge or experience with MS Windows and keyboarding. Content: Participants in this seminar will become familiar with INSPIRE, the newest version of ACTIVstudio software. Explore the new visual interface, learn the basics of teaching with the ACTIVBOARD and become familiar with the tool panel, flipcharts, and Activotes.