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Instructor-Led Courses

Course Title Instructor Effectiveness
Duration

Delivered in several formats:

  • One-day Instructor Effectiveness Seminar
  • Two-day Mini Boot Camp
  • Four-day Boot Camp *

*Completing the four-day Boot Camp prepares a trainee to pass the Adobe Certified Technical Trainer exam.

Short
Description
Performance improvement techniques that advance instructor skills and effectiveness.
Prerequisites None
Topics
  • Keys to dynamic classroom presentation
  • Principles of adult learning
  • Components of effective communication
  • Techniques for making training "stick"
  • Establishing rapport with a class
  • Motivating a diverse group of learners
  • Questioning techniques
  • Preparing to instruct
  • Classroom management techniques
  • Evaluating instructors and instruction
  • Keys to using learning technologies (e.g., WebEx, PictureTel, and Centra)

Course Title Instructor Performance Improvement
Duration

Varies according to number of participants.

Short
Description
A coaching approach in your classroom to update instructor teaching methods and energize their performance.
Prerequisites None
Topics
  • Effectiveness evaluation
  • Strengths and weaknesses assessment
  • Mentoring with new teaching techniques
  • Written plan for long-term improvement

Course Title Mini-camp
Duration

Two days

Short
Description
Facilitated Instructor Effectiveness sessions followed by participant presentations on the second day.
Prerequisites None
Topics
  • Classroom management
  • Principles of adult learning
  • Motivating students
  • Effective communication
  • Dynamic presentation
  • Questioning techniques
  • Delivery of same presentation twice (once using principles learned, and the other applying feedback from first presentation)

Course Title Web Page Development Using HTML
Duration

Two days

Short
Description
A comprehensive introduction to the HTML programming language used to create web pages.
Prerequisites

Familiarity with a Windows operating system, and experience using a web browser such as Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer.

Topics
  • Text formatting
  • Use of hyperlinks
  • Use of images
  • Conventions for coding
  • Page layout
  • Site organization
  • Use of cascading style sheets
  • Advanced DHTML topics
  • How to extend HTML
  • Exercises during which participants create a small website

Course Title Macromedia® Dreamweaver®
Duration

Three days

Short
Description
A comprehensive introduction to Dreamweaver® software designed to teach students to create and maintain interactive websites with a consistent look and feel.
Prerequisites Familiarity with a Windows operating system, and experience using a web browser such as Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer.
Topics
  • Site definition
  • Text formatting
  • Hyperlinks
  • External media (images, movies, etc.)
  • Page layout (horizontal rules, tables, layers, frames)
  • Style sheets
  • Behaviors
  • Timelines
  • Dreamweaver® extensions
  • Accessibility
  • Dynamic content (this is an additional two-day topic that includes features found in UltraDev™ , and recent versions of Dreamweaver®)
  • Exercises during which participants create a small website

(Graphic design and manipulation skills are not covered in this course.)


Course Title Macromedia Flash™
Duration

Three days

Short
Description
A comprehensive introduction to developing web animation using Flash.
Prerequisites Familiarity with a Windows operating system, and experience using a web browser such as Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer.
Topics
  • Drawing tools
  • Animations
  • Publishing options
  • File optimization
  • Buttons
  • Graphics
  • Sounds
  • Movie clips
  • Scripting
  • Dynamic content
  • Exercises during which participants create movies

Course Title Introduction to JavaScript™
Duration

Two days

Short
Description
A comprehensive introduction to the to JavaScript programming language.
Prerequisites Two-day Bianco Hopkins Web Page Development Using HTML course.
Topics
  • JavaScript fundamentals
  • Use of objects and arrays
  • Manipulating forms
  • Looping and logical structures
  • Graphics
  • Multimedia
  • Graphical user interfaces
  • Data structures
  • Exercises during which participants write and test programs