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WIN Office Technology

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SETA Spring 2011

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WIN Office Technology

  1. 1. WIN Office Technology TrainingLooking at numbers with people in mind.<br />Rebecca Brown<br />Pearl River Community College<br />Hattiesburg, MS<br />
  2. 2. What We Teach<br />
  3. 3. Basic Computing<br />Office application software (Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint)<br />Résumé and cover letter preparation<br />
  4. 4. REALLY Basic Computing<br />Computer Concepts<br />Microsoft Windows<br />Keyboarding<br />
  5. 5. WIN Office Technology Success<br />
  6. 6. Why We Teach – DIRECT BENEFITS<br /><ul><li>Improve job-searching skills
  7. 7. Acquire/grow in employment
  8. 8. Enroll in extended training</li></li></ul><li>Why We Teach – INDIRECT BENEFITS<br /><ul><li>Build confidence in a supportive learning environment
  9. 9. Network with other students about employment and training opportunities
  10. 10. Facilitate independence
  11. 11. Share what they learn with family and friends
  12. 12. Become active community participants</li></li></ul><li>What Students Take Away<br />
  13. 13. Who We Serve<br />
  14. 14. Who We Serve<br />
  15. 15. 2009 Census Bureau Data Revealed that the Poverty Rate was Highest in Mississippi<br />21.9%<br />
  16. 16. In Other Words, People…<br />Of all ages<br />With many life stressors<br />Balancing work and home lives<br />From a variety of socio-economic backgrounds<br />Seeking skills to better their lives<br />
  17. 17. In Other Words, People…<br />Entering a learning environment for the first time as an adult<br />Who have an extensive education<br />Wanting respect<br />Who don’t like being bored<br />Who have experienced war<br />Who have lost loved ones<br />
  18. 18. Personal history, experiences, culture and socio-economic status all affect how we learn…<br />How we are ABLE to learn.<br />
  19. 19. Don’t forget: You can copy-paste this slide into other presentations, and move or resize the poll.<br />
  20. 20. Learning Styles based on Preferences for…<br />
  21. 21. There are…<br />Active learners<br />Passive learners<br />
  22. 22. Active Learners<br />
  23. 23. Passive learners<br />
  24. 24. Different PeopleDifferent BackgroundsDifferent Learning StylesSAME OLD MATERIALin theSAME OLD WAY?<br />
  25. 25. NO!<br />
  26. 26. You need some…<br />
  27. 27. Spend Time Doing Non-Tech Activities<br />
  28. 28. Present Curriculum in Digestible “Chunks”<br />
  29. 29. Present Curriculum in Digestible “Chunks”<br />
  30. 30. Appreciate Learner Differences<br />
  31. 31. Respect Past Experiences<br />
  32. 32. Know Your Participants<br />
  33. 33. Create your own SPARK!<br />
  34. 34. Thank You!<br />Presentation available at:<br />http://www.slideshare.net/bellisbrown/win-office-technology<br />To create a free survey tool:<br />www.google.com/docs (create a form)<br />To create your own free live text survey:<br />www.polleverywhere.com <br />For more information on poverty and learning:<br />A Framework for Understanding Poverty by Ruby Payne. (2007)<br />Rebecca Brown<br />WIN Office Technology Coordinator/Instructor<br />Pearl River Community College<br />rbrown@prcc.edu <br />

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