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  • These three open source graphics and desktop publishing tools are free to use and redistribute. Learn to use them in this self-guided set of tutorials.

    Guest access: Power Publishing Gimp, Inkscape, Scribus

  • This course gives you a general understanding of the basic all-round concepts of computers and everyday software commonly in use, as well as some of the main security issues, health issues and legal issues relating to Information Technology.

    Guest access: Module 1, Concepts of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)Self enrolment: Module 1, Concepts of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • This 2 week course will focus on creating understanding of computer based spreadsheets. The course will focus on using spreadsheets for business applications and to create efficiencies and better organization by using these simple (and freely available) tools.

    Guest access: Introduction to Spreadsheets
  • This course was created by Mark Clarkson and is  designed for students aged 11-12 years old. There are a series of tutorials to follow, leading to a good grounding, not only in how to use Scratch, but a number of specific programming concepts as well. The course is available for download from MOOCH

  • Unit 26: Computer Animation

    Computer Animation is used for the web, games and other software. 3D graphics are used more and more but only 2D are required for this unit.

    As with all computer applications you must first identify the need, specific requirements and constraints before building the solution.

    We plan to use Macromedia Flash as our main development tool but we will also experiment with Blender and other design packages.

    On completion of this you should:

    1 Understand the origins and types of animation

    2 Be able to use software techniques used in animation

    3 Be able to plan, create and review an animation using digital methods.

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    Guest access: Computer AnimationSelf enrolment: Computer Animation
  • PHP/MySQL Course

    Guest access: PHP/MySQL CourseSelf enrolment: PHP/MySQL Course
  • In this course students will learn how to use audio recorders and editing software.  They will create audio segments which later will be included in a class created podcast.

    Guest access: Audio Recording and Podcasting
  • This a course under construction which will be provided to the GEOSS project for other teachers to utilize. The course is designed with two goals in mind 1. to provide sample resources about acceptable use and internet safety that could be utilized in the classroom, and 2. to provide additional resources for teachers looking to teach better research practices to their students. For more info just shoot Joe Thibault an email.

    Guest access: Internet Safety, Acceptable Use, Research and Copyright

  • Welcome to Self-Hosting a Website with Wordpress!

    In this course you will purchase a domain name, set up your computer as a server, set up and style a Wordpress blog, create posts on your blog, and comment on other students' posts.

    Blogging is a way to connect with people all over the world who share the same ideas you do.

    Upon completion of this class, you will be able to help others get started with their Wordpress blogs, and maybe even discover a new career path!

    Guest access: Self-Hosting a Website with Wordpress

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More Courseware Added
by Ambassador Green - Sunday, 31 May 2015, 10:14 AM

We are adding a ton of new course to our free courseware system. From Science to Web Design. All Courses are free, but you do have to register for free courses.