PR # 144 February 4, 2009
RVCC TO OFFER YOUTH TECHNOLOGY CLASSES
The Corporate & Continuing Education (CCE) division at Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) will offer a variety of technology-oriented classes for children ages 8-14. The following courses will be offered at RVCC?s North Branch Campus:
Video Game Creation: Students ages 9-14 are introduced to the fundamental concepts of object-oriented software design and video game creation through fun, hands-on tutorials. The class will be held Saturdays, March 7-28, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The fee is $195.
Digital Music Video Creation: Students ages 9-14 learn to create and produce an original music video. The class will be held Saturdays, March 7-28, from 12-2 p.m. The fee is $195.
Lightz! Camera! Action!: Students ages 11-14 learn the dynamics of filmmaking, including storytelling, shooting, editing, using graphics and sound, and more. The class will be held Fridays, March 6-20, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The fee is $195.
Comic Book Heroes: Students ages 11-14 use the latest software to make characters from their imagination come to life on the screen. The class will be held Saturdays, March 7-21, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The fee is $195.
Keyboarding: Students ages 8-14 perfect their touch-keyboarding skills and learn the fundamentals of word processing. The class will be held Saturdays, March 7-28, from 9-10:30 a.m. for students ages 8-10, and from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. for students ages 11-14. The fee is $74.
Kidz Creations with PowerPoint: Students ages 10-12 develop an understanding of a variety of applications associated with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. The class will be held Saturdays, March 7-28, from 9-10:30 a.m. The fee is $74.
Web Page Design: Students ages 8-10 explore kid-friendly sites on the World Wide Web and receive an introduction to HTML to design a web page. The class will be held Saturdays, April 18 to May 9, from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The fee is $74.
RVCC, located on Route 28 and Lamington Road in North Branch, NJ, and serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for 40 years, offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu .