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Information  TECHNOLOGY Mary Ditson ~ SEHS CAM Day ~ March 31, 2010 Is it the CAM for YOU ???
Do you... <ul><li>Love computers? </li></ul><ul><li>Feel best when you are  POINTING and CLICKING? </li></ul><ul><li>Use c...
Would you enjoy <ul><li>Being paid  $$ </li></ul><ul><li>to work with  </li></ul><ul><li>or on </li></ul><ul><li>COMPUTERS...
There are so many... Careers in Technology ! Brainstorm
Factoid <ul><li>The technology sector is the fastest growing sector of the U.S. workforce. </li></ul>
Are you ready... <ul><li>To start… or continue… </li></ul><ul><li>training for a career in technology </li></ul><ul><li>NO...
Survey of IT companies <ul><li>Not looking for specific skills, such as knowing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Certain computer pro...
IT Companies want to hire people who... <ul><li>Come to work on time </li></ul><ul><li>Smell good </li></ul><ul><li>Are po...
Getting a Tech CAM is a great way to... <ul><li>Get a head start </li></ul><ul><li>Build technology skills </li></ul><ul><...
IT CAM Course Requirements <ul><li>Proficiency with: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Keyboarding </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul...
Other Requirements <ul><li>Business & Enterprise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Small Business Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
southTECH is... <ul><li>Real business </li></ul><ul><li>Real clients </li></ul><ul><li>Real contracts </li></ul><ul><li>Re...
southTECH has... <ul><li>Logo </li></ul><ul><li>Brochures </li></ul><ul><li>Business Cards </li></ul><ul><li>T-shirts & sw...
southTECH created  & maintains these Web sites <ul><li>South Eugene H.S. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. Track Renovation </li>...
southTECH:  Other Projects <ul><li>Strategic Alliances </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clarity Innovations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
southTECH:  Current Projects <ul><li>Crest Watershed Curriculum - Year 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Class  of ‘76 Reunion Slideshow...
Get College Credit College Now Program <ul><li>Take “articulated” classes </li></ul><ul><li>Get high school credit, as usu...
9-week Computer Courses <ul><li>Keyboarding </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Fundamentals </li></ul><ul><li>Computer-Based Study...
Keyboarding Pre-requisite of 25 wpm for Word Check yourself at http://www.typingtest.com
Computer-Based Study Strategies (CBSS) <ul><li>Use the computer for schoolwork </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Studying for tests </...
Computer Fundamentals <ul><li>Basic hardware: parts, functions, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Basic network use </li></ul><ul><li...
Microsoft Word <ul><li>Word processing! </li></ul><ul><li>Make beautiful: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Letters </li></ul></ul><ul...
Microsoft PowerPoint <ul><li>Slideshow Presentations! </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate your ideas with </li></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Microsoft Excel <ul><li>Spreadsheet magic! </li></ul><ul><li>Crunch numbers </li></ul><ul><li>Use formulas </li></ul><ul><...
Online Delivery using Blackboard Log In Anytime, Anywhere
Lessons, Activities, Quizzes ALL ONLINE http://blackboard.lane.k12.or.us
Online  Lessons & Activities Use the Digital Dropbox to hand in work.
Online Quizzes Instant feedback!
18-week Computer Courses <ul><li>Advanced Web Design </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Computer Topics (ACT) </li></ul>
Advanced Web Design <ul><li>Use of tools (scanner, digital camera) </li></ul><ul><li>Image editing (Fireworks, Photoshop) ...
Advanced Computer Topics (ACT) Choose Your Own Adventure   ! <ul><li>Flash Animation </li></ul><ul><li>3-D Modeling </li><...
ACT Instruction Methods <ul><li>Fat books! </li></ul><ul><li>User’s Guides </li></ul><ul><li>Dinking around </li></ul><ul>...
And… there’s RTEC! <ul><li>Regional Technical Education Consortium </li></ul><ul><li>LCC teachers working with South stude...
Thanks for your attention <ul><li>See you in Room 9 ! </li></ul>Mary Ditson, Technology Coordinator, SEHS
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  1. 1. Information TECHNOLOGY Mary Ditson ~ SEHS CAM Day ~ March 31, 2010 Is it the CAM for YOU ???
  2. 2. Do you... <ul><li>Love computers? </li></ul><ul><li>Feel best when you are POINTING and CLICKING? </li></ul><ul><li>Use computers as a vehicle for your own Creativity and Self-Expression? </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy developing tech SKILLS? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Would you enjoy <ul><li>Being paid $$ </li></ul><ul><li>to work with </li></ul><ul><li>or on </li></ul><ul><li>COMPUTERS? </li></ul>*or other technologies
  4. 4. There are so many... Careers in Technology ! Brainstorm
  5. 5. Factoid <ul><li>The technology sector is the fastest growing sector of the U.S. workforce. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Are you ready... <ul><li>To start… or continue… </li></ul><ul><li>training for a career in technology </li></ul><ul><li>NOW??? </li></ul>
  7. 7. Survey of IT companies <ul><li>Not looking for specific skills, such as knowing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Certain computer programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Certain scripting languages </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. IT Companies want to hire people who... <ul><li>Come to work on time </li></ul><ul><li>Smell good </li></ul><ul><li>Are positive & enthusiastic </li></ul><ul><li>Follow through </li></ul><ul><li>Are adaptable </li></ul><ul><li>Learn quickly </li></ul><ul><li>Work well on teams </li></ul><ul><li>Are self-motivated </li></ul><ul><li>Are organized </li></ul><ul><li>Meet deadlines </li></ul><ul><li>Have good ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Have a track record </li></ul>“ Employability”
  9. 9. Getting a Tech CAM is a great way to... <ul><li>Get a head start </li></ul><ul><li>Build technology skills </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthen your “employability” </li></ul><ul><li>SHOW what you can do and have already (at your age!) done </li></ul>Explore and experiment
  10. 10. IT CAM Course Requirements <ul><li>Proficiency with: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Keyboarding </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Word </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft PowerPoint </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Excel </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced Web Design </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced Computer Topics </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Other Requirements <ul><li>Business & Enterprise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Small Business Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teamwork </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing & PR </li></ul></ul><ul><li>IT Internship </li></ul><ul><li>southTECH Project Work </li></ul><ul><li>Tech CAM Portfolio </li></ul>Information Technology CAM
  12. 12. southTECH is... <ul><li>Real business </li></ul><ul><li>Real clients </li></ul><ul><li>Real contracts </li></ul><ul><li>Real money </li></ul><ul><li>Real teamwork </li></ul><ul><li>Real timelines & deadlines </li></ul>
  13. 13. southTECH has... <ul><li>Logo </li></ul><ul><li>Brochures </li></ul><ul><li>Business Cards </li></ul><ul><li>T-shirts & sweatshirts </li></ul><ul><li>Contracts </li></ul><ul><li>Invoices </li></ul><ul><li>Advertisements </li></ul><ul><li>Project Mgt. Charts </li></ul><ul><li>Project Teams </li></ul><ul><li>Client communications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Voicemail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-mail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iSight webcam </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. southTECH created & maintains these Web sites <ul><li>South Eugene H.S. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. Track Renovation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Emerald Valley School </li></ul><ul><li>HIV Alliance </li></ul><ul><li>Eugene Education Fund / Legacy </li></ul><ul><li>southeugene.com </li></ul><ul><li>Camp Avalon </li></ul><ul><li>Community Rehab </li></ul><ul><li>SHSKI & </li></ul><ul><li>Bike Ride blog </li></ul><ul><li>CSRUI & cyberbully.org </li></ul><ul><li>Edgewood Elem. </li></ul><ul><li>Evergreen Elem. </li></ul><ul><li>GirlsLane </li></ul>
  15. 15. southTECH: Other Projects <ul><li>Strategic Alliances </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clarity Innovations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DeafTECH </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Irkutsk, Russia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FDR International School, Lima, Peru </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Retreats </li></ul><ul><li>Server Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Programming </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Room Sign-up </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alumni Registry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Axe Online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Special Ed. Monitors </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Layout/Publishing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Watershed Book </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. southTECH: Current Projects <ul><li>Crest Watershed Curriculum - Year 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Class of ‘76 Reunion Slideshow </li></ul><ul><li>New projects: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Invasive Species website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SouthFORK website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HealthyMoves.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Upkeep for </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SHSKI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Rehab </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GirlsLane </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Heron House </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Co-op Projects </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dunbar World Lit collaboration </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Get College Credit College Now Program <ul><li>Take “articulated” classes </li></ul><ul><li>Get high school credit, as usual </li></ul><ul><li>Meet the objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Get an A or B </li></ul><ul><li>Fill in a form </li></ul><ul><li>Get your college transcript! </li></ul>16 college credits for free !
  18. 18. 9-week Computer Courses <ul><li>Keyboarding </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Fundamentals </li></ul><ul><li>Computer-Based Study Strategies (CBSS) </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Word </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft PowerPoint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Excel </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Keyboarding Pre-requisite of 25 wpm for Word Check yourself at http://www.typingtest.com
  20. 20. Computer-Based Study Strategies (CBSS) <ul><li>Use the computer for schoolwork </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Studying for tests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading (notetaking) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remembering concepts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Inspiration software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Diagramming/concept maps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic outlining </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Computer Fundamentals <ul><li>Basic hardware: parts, functions, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Basic network use </li></ul><ul><li>Basic word processing </li></ul><ul><li>Basic slideshow presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Basic spreadsheet use </li></ul><ul><li>Basic graphics </li></ul><ul><li>Basic web page creation </li></ul>Articulates with CIS 101 - 3 credits
  22. 22. Microsoft Word <ul><li>Word processing! </li></ul><ul><li>Make beautiful: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Letters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Papers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brochures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flyers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Newsletters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Posters, Menus, etc! </li></ul></ul>Articulates with “Microsoft Word for Business” - 4 credits
  23. 23. Microsoft PowerPoint <ul><li>Slideshow Presentations! </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate your ideas with </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy-to-read bulleted points </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual impact -- fonts, colors, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pictures!! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Charts, graphics, tables </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Media -- sounds, movies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Movement -- animations, transitions </li></ul></ul>Articulates with “Microsoft PowerPoint for Business” - 3 credits
  24. 24. Microsoft Excel <ul><li>Spreadsheet magic! </li></ul><ul><li>Crunch numbers </li></ul><ul><li>Use formulas </li></ul><ul><li>Play with data </li></ul><ul><li>Make data easy to read and “see” </li></ul><ul><li>Play “what if” to make decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Show results in graphs & charts </li></ul>Articulates with “Microsoft Excel for Business” - 4 credits
  25. 25. Online Delivery using Blackboard Log In Anytime, Anywhere
  26. 26. Lessons, Activities, Quizzes ALL ONLINE http://blackboard.lane.k12.or.us
  27. 27. Online Lessons & Activities Use the Digital Dropbox to hand in work.
  28. 28. Online Quizzes Instant feedback!
  29. 29. 18-week Computer Courses <ul><li>Advanced Web Design </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Computer Topics (ACT) </li></ul>
  30. 30. Advanced Web Design <ul><li>Use of tools (scanner, digital camera) </li></ul><ul><li>Image editing (Fireworks, Photoshop) </li></ul><ul><li>Web design (Dreamweaver) - CSS, HTML </li></ul><ul><li>Design concepts </li></ul><ul><li>Interactivity & animation (Flash) </li></ul><ul><li>Project management </li></ul><ul><li>Teamwork, client work </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic elements (PHP, MySQL) </li></ul>Articulates with Art 288: Intro to Web Design - 2 credits
  31. 31. Advanced Computer Topics (ACT) Choose Your Own Adventure ! <ul><li>Flash Animation </li></ul><ul><li>3-D Modeling </li></ul><ul><li>3-D Animation </li></ul><ul><li>CAD - Inventor </li></ul><ul><li>Programming & scripting </li></ul><ul><li>Desktop Publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia </li></ul><ul><li>Video production and editing </li></ul><ul><li>Music production, editing and composition </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Photography </li></ul><ul><li>Graphic Design </li></ul><ul><li>Web Design </li></ul>
  32. 32. ACT Instruction Methods <ul><li>Fat books! </li></ul><ul><li>User’s Guides </li></ul><ul><li>Dinking around </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Self-directed learning” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Online tutorials & courses from: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Atomic Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>lynda.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tutorials on CDs & DVDs </li></ul>
  33. 33. And… there’s RTEC! <ul><li>Regional Technical Education Consortium </li></ul><ul><li>LCC teachers working with South students </li></ul><ul><li>C++ / Game Programming </li></ul><ul><li>CAD </li></ul><ul><li>¿Hardware - A+ Certification? </li></ul><ul><li>¿Cisco Networking Academy? </li></ul>
  34. 34. Thanks for your attention <ul><li>See you in Room 9 ! </li></ul>Mary Ditson, Technology Coordinator, SEHS
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