Computing for infants

DURATION:

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TARGET:

Learn the basics of computing with the use of playful programs for infants

ADDRESSED:

To 6 and 7-year-old students

SYLLABUS

  • Creative Writer.
  • Text format: letter types, size, change of color, effects on text...
  • Text edition: tools to erase, redo, cut, copy and paste.
  • Images to complement texts.
  • Print documents.
  • Fine Artist
  • Tools to paint: different size brushes, stickers, texts with effects, drawing in 3D, paint cans with different effects.
  • Association of sounds with objects in the painting.
  • Edition tools: cut, copy and paste pictures.
  • Print the paintings.

Microsoft windows

DURATION:

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TARGET:

Familiarize the student with a computer's most important pieces and the functioning of its operating system (OS).

ADDRESSED:

Students with no knowledge on computing.

SYLLABUS

  • History of computing.
  • Parts of a computer.
  • Use of the mouse.
  • Learning of the keyboard.
  • Control panel.
  • Functioning of the windows.
  • Windows explorer.
  • Wordpad.

Adobe Photoshop

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TARGET:

Learning of the use of the tools the program offers to touch up and edit images and photographs.

ADDRESSED:

Students that use with fluency Microsoft Windows and need a professional application to touch up images.

SYLLABUS

  • Study of the workplace:
    • Tool bar, option bar, tools and palettes.
  • Study of the touch up and drawing tools:
    • Tools for selection, text, paint, degrade, cloning...
  • Image treatment using layers:
    • Functioning of layers, types of layers, layers' masks, adjustment layers...
  • Functioning of channels.
  • Use of sketches.

Adobe Illustrator

DURATION:

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TARGET:

Learning the distribution of the work environment and the tools of a professional vector graphic design program to create many graphic illustrations.

ADDRESSED:

Students that will to control the tools and techniques to create graphics of professional appearance to any kind of publication and webpage.

SYLLABUS

  • Study of the workplace.
  • Study of the drawing tools to create basic shapes.
  • Paint.
  • Creation and editing of sketches with pen.
  • Image treatment using layers.
  • Image transformation.
  • Work with texts.
  • Attributes of aspect, style and effects.

Adobe Flash

DURATION:

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TARGET:

Learning the distribution of the work environment and the tools of a professional dynamic image creation for WebPages, presentations and on-line applications.

ADDRESSED:

Students that will to control the tools and techniques to create animated and interactive graphics of professional appearance to any kind of publication and webpage.

SYLLABUS

  • Study of the workplace.
  • Study of the drawing tools to create basic shapes.
  • Timeline. Shots and frames.
  • Creation and use of libraries.
  • Bits maps, buttons, movie clips.
  • Time effects
  • Layer management
  • Action Script

Adobe Dreamweaver

DURATION:

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TARGET:

Learning the distribution of the work environment and the tools of a professional WebPages creator, dynamic or static to incorporate easily graphic elements from Macromedia such as Flash.

ADDRESSED:

Students that will to control the tools and techniques to create and manage complete WebPages with many interactive elements and with a strong visual impact.

SYLLABUS

  • Study of the workplace. Work through codes/design.
  • Basic concept of WebPages: html, CSS, XML...
  • Use of primary templates.
  • Dynamic pages structure: ASP, PHP...
  • Insertion of controls: controls Spry.
  • Incorporate management of data base.
  • Web publication. Maintenance.

Visual Basic (basic)

DURATION:

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TARGET:

Introduction to the bases of application programming for Microsoft Windows with Visual Basic language.

ADDRESSED:

Students that are regular users of computer programs interested in develop their own applications.

SYLLABUS

  • Controls and properties.
  • Control events.
  • Definition of variables.
  • Control structures:
    • If...then...else, select case...end select, do...while, do...until, for...next...
  • Variable matrices.
  • Control matrices
  • Depuration of source code.
  • Compilation of source code to generate the application.

Visual Basic (advanced )

DURATION:

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TARGET:

Complement the programming knowledge acquired in the basic level with more sophisticated techniques and resources.

ADDRESSED:

Students with basic notions on programming that will to learn more advanced techniques.

SYLLABUS

  • MDI forms.
  • Mouse programming.
  • Data charts.
  • Access to file system (reading and writing).
  • Management of the printer through programming.
  • Data base.
  • Graphics.
  • Report creation.

Internet

DURATION:

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TARGET:

Offer to the student a general over-look to the services and possibilities Internet can offer and learn its use.

ADDRESSED:

Students with basic notions on computing and will to discover the possibilities Internet can offer.

SYLLABUS

  • Internet history.
  • Web surfing.
  • Searchers and its functioning:
    • Google, MSN, Yahoo and so forth
  • E-mail:
    • Creating an account, management of the account to send and receive messages, attached files.
  • Instant messenger.
  • Chat.
  • Forums.

Everyday computing

DURATION:

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TARGET:

Introduction to computing with the global study of its tools and utilities of most frequent use for particular consumers.

ADDRESSED:

Students with low computing level that will to get a general idea of the applications and possibilities of the consumer computing.

SYLLABUS

  • Basic Windows concepts.
  • Introduction to word processors.
  • Introduction to Internet searchers.
  • E-mail.
  • File compressors.
  • Music and audiovisual downloads.
  • MP3 and digital photography.
  • Memory sticks use.
  • CD and DVD burn.
  • Blogs.

Linux

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TARGET:

Study of the free software OS Linux at a user and administrative basic level.

ADDRESSED:

Students who want to get started with free software.

SYLLABUS

  • History
  • Installation
  • Basic Linux concepts.
  • Desktop
    • Mouse and keyboard
    • Use of windows
    • Themes related to the desktop
  • Nautilus browser:
    • Configuration
    • Move and copy files
    • Delete files
    • Create and delete folders
  • User's administration
  • Installation package manager
  • Study of the programs to develop everyday tasks with texts (Writer), photography (F-Spot), Internet (Firefox), and so on

GIMP

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TARGET:

Dominance of the environment and tools of this powerful program for editing and photo retouching.

ADDRESSED:

Students who need a free image touching application

SYLLABUS

  • Study of the environment and workplace.
  • Open, safe and create images
  • Selections.
  • Layers, channels and outline
  • Drawing tools.
  • Color tools.
  • Texts.
  • Filtres.

Inkscape

DURATION:

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TARGET:

Learning of the working environment and the tools of this free vector drawing program.

ADDRESSED:

Students interested in the creating of illustrations and logotypes with a powerful and free tool.

SYLLABUS

  • Study of the environment and workplace.
  • Documents.
  • Tools.
  • Shape creations.
  • Move, scale and torn objects.
  • Fillings and outlines .
  • Editing outlines.
  • Text creations

Evolution

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TARGET:

Use of the e-mail, contacts and calendar functions to use them as a personal tool for planning and organization.

ADDRESSED:

Students who need a tool that integrates advanced functions to manage personal information.

SYLLABUS

  • Setting up an e-mail account.
  • Write and send e-mails.
  • Reading messages.
  • Replaying to massages.
  • Attach files.
  • Contacts.
  • Calendar.
  • Notes.

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