Upcoming Spring 2014 Classes

Class Title Instructor Date & Time Course Number Units
Google Sites II TBA Sats. 4/26 & 5/3 – 9 am to 3 pm LINC076A01 1 Sign Up
Google Sites is a free service that helps you create your own website with intuitive visual tools and none the hassle and complexities of writing you own code. Get hands-on experience building sites with this powerful service, which includes free hosting for your web pages.
Intermediate iPads TBA Sat. 5/10/14 – 9 am to 3 pm LINC096C01 0.5 Sign Up
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Advanced Google Docs Cavada Sat. 5/17/14 – 9 am to 3 pm LINC098A01 0.5 Sign Up
Tired of fumbling around flash drives and e-mailing documents back and forth only to loose track of the latest revision? Google Documents allow you to create, edit, share, collaborate with others, and access your documents from any computer with an internet connection. Author documents, work on spreadsheets, create presentations and more from your browser for free!
Digital Citizenship TBA Sat. 5/31/14 – 9 am to 3 pm LINC050B01 0.5 Sign Up
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Common Core w/Educational Technology Caringella Sat. 6/7/14 – 9 am to 3 pm LINC098B01 0.5 Sign Up
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Google Applications Cavada Sat. 6/14/14 – 9 am to 3 pm LINC050A01 0.5 Sign Up
Experience the power of the many resources that Google has to offer during this exciting 6 hour class. Become an efficient web searcher, create collaborative documents, spreadsheets, powerpoints, and online forms, make customized maps, and mine the internet for presentations, images, and online books! This class is very likely to change the way you use the Web!
Intermediate Photoshop Davis Sat. 6/14/14 – 9 am to 3 pm LINC073B01 0.5 Sign Up
Have even more fun with Photoshop! Learn more time-saving techniques to fine-tune image color and contrast enhancements, construct images that tell stories, paint with the paint tools, create layouts, format text, apply special effects, while applying best practices of graphic design principles. This course is also designed for hobbyists, professionals, teachers and students. All levels welcome!
Social Media in the Classroom Brumbaugh Sat. 6/21/14 – 9 am to 3 pm LINC080B01 0.5 Sign Up
Social medial is all around us in our daily lives. Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, and Instagram are all rich sources of information, but we also hear about how these sources of information have been used in negative ways by students in schools. This course is designed to provide you with a set of tools and guidelines to help you use Social Media to enhance your professional skills and to model appropriate use for your students. By the end of the course you will be able to use Social Media to connect with educators around the world, communicate and collaborate with other classrooms and your community.
Intermediate Illustrator Davis Sat. 6/21/14 – 9 am to 3 pm LINC073J01 0.5 Sign Up
This is an intermediate course in educational technology in the classroom. Adobe Illustrator is a software drawing tool. This class will provide hands-on experience with the basic elements and tools of Adobe Illustrator to produce one-page illustrations.
Beginning iPads ONLINE Britt Online 4/21 – 5/30 LINC098.01W 1 Sign Up
This overview course is designed for educators, trainers, and instructional designers who want to develop and integrate iPad technology into the classroom or training environment. Participants in the class will explore and practice using iPad technologies and apps; analyze and develop instructional materials and/or student lessons.
The driving question for this class is: how can we use iPads in the classroom or training environment to create for students the most powerful learning experiences aligned with standards?
Designing Web-Based Learning Projects Ullah Online 4/21 – 5/30 LINC067.01W 1 Sign Up
This course is for educators or anyone who wants to discover online project design that promotes inquiry-based student learning and smart use of the web for research and Web tools. The course provides guidance in developing web-based projects with focus and purpose, and aligned with the Common Core standards requiring students to synthesize information by completing a challenge task. Use of webquests in the iPad classroom will also be explored.This course specifically addresses the following ISTE NETS*T: 1 (a, b); 2 (a, b, c, d); 3 (a); 4 (a, b); 5 (a, b, c, d)
Photoshop Overview Davis Online 4/21 – 5/30 LINC073.01W 1 Sign Up
This course is designed for educators (K-14) and includes hands-on experiences that demonstrate the effective integration of technologies and 21st century skills for teaching and learning with any standards based curriculum. Emphasis is given to developing effective student-centered projects or activities using appropriate educational technologies.
Illustrator Overview Davis Online 4/21 – 5/30 LINC073H01W 1 Sign Up
Learn simple illustration techniques for print and web projects. Adobe Illustrator makes professional quality illustration and design so easy! In this class you will learn how to create simple and complex designs with shapes, special effects, custom pattern, brush styles, textures, and more! You will make full use of typography and brush styles to create your own original artwork, graphic designs and layouts.