Fall 2016 Classes

In-Person Classes

Class Title Instructor Date & Time Course Number CRN Units
Introduction to Instructional Design & Technology McGriff Thurs. 9/29 – 12/15
4 pm to 7 pm
LINC075A.01 21914 3 Sign Up
This introductory course about instructional design & technology focuses on foundational knowledge and skills to guide students into creating technology-based educational or training resources. Topics include using instructional design models and strategies, writing learning objectives, planning a program, basic assessment techniques, and technology integration.

*Note: This course is being held at the new Sunnyvale Center in room FC101.
Google Docs Florendo Sat. 10/1
9 am to 2:50 pm
LINC068B.01 21921 0.5 Sign Up
Google Docs is taking over your world. Google docs offers online apps similar to Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Draw, but they are collaborative, cloud-based, and free. Thousands of people have revolutionized their work by using G-docs in powerful and innovative ways.
Introduction to 3D Printing Staff Sat. 10/22
9 am to 2:50 pm
LINC098A.01 21928 0.5 Sign Up
Using Digital Images I Staff Sat. 10/29
9 am to 2:50 pm
LINC081A.01 21929 0.5 Sign Up
Effectively use digital images for teaching and learning or training with emphasis on free, online image resources and editing tools. Topics include finding images, criteria for choosing images, editing tools and techniques, and importing into any application. Students will design and develop a project using images such as collateral materials, presentations, print publications, photo galleries, web pages, video, slideshow, or animation.
Technology in the K-12 Classroom II Staff Sat. 11/19
9 am to 2:50 pm
LINC050A.01 21948 0.5 Sign Up
Explores pedagogy and online multimedia tools for educators who want to use multimedia production for student-centered learning. Features hands-on experience with web-based multimedia authoring tools to design and produce a student-centered project.
Game-based Learning Tolnai Sats. 12/3 & 12/10
9 am to 2:50 pm
LINC60K.02 21949 1 Sign Up
This course is for educators who want to explore the potential of computer-based and internet games to engage students in science, engineering, and other content learning. Participants will analyze existing games for their educational value and determine how students learn when they create their own educational content games. Participants will design a systematic method of identifying, developing and evaluating a set of planned strategies targeted for attaining content learning goals.
Google Sites Tolnai Sats. 10/29 & 11/15
9 am to 2:50 pm
LINC070B.02 21950 1 Sign Up
Continues the content of LINC 70 Web Page Design Overview and covers more advanced topics of online Web authoring tools or services, such as good vs poor website design, building tables, using styles and addressing accessibility. Appropriate for application in educational, social, or business environments.

*Note: This course is being held at the new Sunnyvale Center in room FC203.

Online Classes

Class Title Instructor Date & Time Course Number CRN Units
Integrating 21st Century Skills into Instruction Ullah 9/26 – 12/16 LINC059.01W 21907 2 Sign Up
This course is for educators at all levels (K-12, college) and trainers of any discipline to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to create instructional experiences integrated with 21st Century skills, such as critical thinking, creativity and problem solving, collaboration, and communication. Participants will examine the skills that business and industry determine important for new employees to know in order to succeed in a 21st Century global economy. Participants determine the importance of integrating 21st Century skills into their courses, analyze their curriculum content and instructional strategies to determine which 21st Century skills they currently teach and which additional skills can be integrated. The final course project is a lesson, unit, or project that requires the participants’ students or trainees to use 21st Century skills.
Google Sites Tolnai 10/17 -11/10 LINC070B.01W 21926 1 Sign Up
Continues the content of LINC 70 Web Page Design Overview and covers more advanced topics of online Web authoring tools or services, such as good vs poor website design, building tables, using styles and addressing accessibility. Appropriate for application in educational, social, or business environments.
E-Portfolios Britt 10/31 – 12/16 LINC058A.01W 21930 1 Sign Up
This course is for educators, students, and professionals who want to design and implement electronic portfolios. After examining best practices, using an appropriate online tool, participants will design and post a portfolio plan and implement one entry.
Designing Web-based Learning Projects Britt 10/31 – 12/16 LINC067.01W 21931 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 search 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).
Adobe Photoshop Overview Davis 11/14 – 12/16 LINC073.01W 21933 1 Sign Up
What an impact professional quality images make! Tell your story. Share beauty, meaning, and creativity. Adjust colors and contrast, use touch-up tools, work with text. Maximize workflow with techniques to process multiple images. These simple techniques provide a foundation for digital imaging. Learn everything you need for publication for any media on any platform.
Adobe Illustrator Overview Davis 11/14 – 12/16 LINC073H.01W 21935 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.
Teaching & Learning in the Digital Age Simkins 11/14 – 12/16 LINC098.02W 21936 1 Sign Up
This course explores the role of technology in student-centered learning environments. You will create a design plan for a technology-enhanced learning lesson, project or activity and use collaborative online technoloqies to support group work and feedback and develop evaluation methods for the course project.