Integrating Employability Skills Across the ICT Curricula: A Practical Approaching Using Office 2007
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Maximum capacity filled for this Event

Please contact Katie McGeary , BATEC Grant Administrator

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katie.mcgeary@umb.edu or 617-287-7968

8:30 am to 4:00 pm (Duration 8 Hrs)

Registration Number: 58

July 8th - July 9th at UMass Boston
Mike Puopolo, Bunker Hill Community College, Boston, MA

This two-day, hands-on workshop will introduce ICT Educators and Administrators at all levels (High School, Community College & University) to proven methodologies and best-practices for integrating Employability Skills across the ICT curricula using any one or all Microsoft Office 2007 Programs. The BATEC Workforce Study clearly spells out the need and urgency for implementing these skills and points to key areas where ICT Education CAN & MUST be changed to insure competitiveness of our students in the 21st Century global economy. Using Office 2007, new approaches to insure quality and consistency in delivery of content, infusion of Group/Team Work, Improved Oral & Written Communication, Critical Thinking, Problem Based Learning, On-Line Collaboration and Customer Service Skills will be covered and demonstrated. Participants will also be introduced to technologies for pre and post assessment, many advanced features of WORD, EXCEL, ACCESS POWERPOINT and OfficeLive as well as proven task-based and case-based teaching & learning techniques. Participants will be given access to a range of fully populated Office 2007 Introductory & Advanced Courses using the Pearson Education myitlab Learning Management System.

Location: UMB, Healey Library, Green Lab