Using Creativity and Design Thinking to Jumpstart Student Success

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Now more than ever, employers want skilled workers who can think creatively, solve problems, and design solutions to meet user needs. For educators, the world has changed. The tried-and-true teaching methods we embraced a year ago may not work today. Fortunately, some things haven’t changed. Teachers are still as resourceful and caring as they ever…

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(maker)SPACE Winter 2021

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Virtual Training

The (maker)SPACE—Supporting Prototyping And Creativity in Education—program is designed for people who are interested in honing their maker skills and are seeking employment in fabrication laboratories and makerspaces within community centers, libraries, and educational settings. The program provides instruction and support for building models and prototypes, strategies to spark innovation and invention, and creative problem-solving…

$1500

Multimedia Project Production

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Virtual Training

This hands-on, project production course demonstrates how to integrate online multimedia production tools and resources (music, audio, images, video, animation) to produce a variety of artistic or communicative media for use in education, business and personal applications. Foothill College Course: LINC 80 (CRN 21767)      

Multimedia Overview

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An overview of multimedia software and hardware and the multimedia production process. Designed for trainers, educators, and anyone interested in multimedia, the course features hands-on learning with computer-based or internet software authoring tools to design and produce a multimedia project or presentation that integrates text, graphics, animation, sound, and digital video for educational, business, or…

Slide Presentation Design

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Develop the knowledge and skills to create effective and visually appealing slide presentations. This hands-on course uses software such as Keynote, PowerPoint, Prezi, or Google Presentations; however, primary emphasis is placed on applying visual literacy concepts. Additional topics include typography, inserting audio, applying animation/transition effects, and applying good presentation design. Foothill College Course: LINC 64…

Cloud-Based Word Processing Tools

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Provides hands-on experience using cloud-based word processing programs like Microsoft Word, Google Docs and Apple Pages. Topics include: formatting techniques for reports, letters, or creative projects (e.g., flyers, brochures, information graphics); editing tools; using styles; creating section breaks; inserting text boxes, graphic objects, and multimedia; creating tables; working with headers and footers; and merging documents;…

Video Podcasting

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Introductory course on video podcast production. Using free online or industry-standard editing software, participants will create a basic video podcast or screencast that is for instructional, informative, or persuasive purposes in education, professional, or personal contexts. Foothill College Course: LINC 86 (CRN 21770)

Cloud-Based Publishing Tools

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This introductory, hands-on learning class will compare the relative advantages and disadvantages of using a variety of cloud- (Internet-) based publishing tools for the purpose of group collaboration, an e-portfolio, a social networking space, or information sharing. Emphasis is given to creating a basic collaboration space for education, business, or personal applications. Foothill College Course:…