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Occasionally the Communications and Creative Services Office takes photographs of students in College for Kids classes. The photographs are used in the college's publications, brochures and website. They may also appear on social media sites. If you object to having a photograph of your child taken and/or used in this manner, please contact Community and Professional Programs at (217) 234-5219 prior to the first meeting of your child's class.

Computer Skills


Intro to Css3 & Html5

Learn how to create state-of-the-art Web sites using modern CSS3 and HTML5 techniques. Take your existing HTML skills to the next level and start building sites like the pros. If you want to survive and excel in the fast-paced world of Web publishing, you're going to need to keep up with ever-evolving standards. The new standard for Web developers is to use CSS3 and HTML5.

CE-COMP127-44550

Meets:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 6/26/17 - 8/26/17
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Location: Internet NET
Instructor: Bonnie Moore
Cost: $104.99

Photography Ste

You'll explore a broad overview of the basics of digital photography, including equipment, software, and practical uses. We'll discuss different types of digital cameras, from phones and tablets to digital SLRs, all of which offer a wide array of photographic options. We'll also help you decide what type of equipment fits your needs, and you'll have hands-on exercises so you can explore the areas that interest you.

CE-COMP127-44551

Meets:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 6/26/17 - 8/26/17
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Location: Internet NET
Instructor: Bonnie Moore
Cost: $261.00

Kids College


Lego Video Games

ombine your two favorite activities: LEGO's and Video Games! Students will create their own LEGO characters and adventures in an interactive 2D Video Game. Everyone is welcome in this one of a kind class. At the end of the program, every student will have a finished LEGO Video Game that can be shared with family and friends through a password protected Black Rocket website. Games are only compatible on PC computers; MAC versions can be created after the program for a $15.00 conversion fee. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. This class is for 8-11 year olds.

CE-COMP154-44125

Meets:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 7/17/17 - 7/20/17
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 109
Instructor: Justin Shupe
Cost: $99.00

Lego Video Games

ombine your two favorite activities: LEGO's and Video Games! Students will create their own LEGO characters and adventures in an interactive 2D Video Game. Everyone is welcome in this one of a kind class. At the end of the program, every student will have a finished LEGO Video Game that can be shared with family and friends through a password protected Black Rocket website. Games are only compatible on PC computers; MAC versions can be created after the program for a $15.00 conversion fee. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. This class is for 11-14 year olds.

CE-COMP154-44126

Meets:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 7/17/17 - 7/20/17
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 109
Instructor: Justin Shupe
Cost: $99.00

Minecraft Designers

If you love the game Minecraft, and always wanted to design your own world, this class is for you! Learn how to create a custom map, the basics of creating 3D mode using a new software to design your very own objects, how to build with Redstone and Command blocks, and create custom textures for you to import at home or share with friends. To access their project at home students must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Parent email address is required to use 3D modeling software. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. This class is for 11-14 year olds.

CE-COMP148-44123

Meets:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 7/10/17 - 7/13/17
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 109
Instructor: Justin Shupe
Cost: $99.00

Minecraft Designers

If you love the game Minecraft, and always wanted to design your own world, this class is for you! Learn how to create a custom map, the basics of creating 3D mode using a new software to design your very own objects, how to build with Redstone and Command blocks, and create custom textures for you to import at home or share with friends. To access their project at home students must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone, and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Parent email address is required to use 3D modeling software. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. This class is for 8-11 year olds.

CE-COMP148-44124

Meets:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 7/10/17 - 7/13/17
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 109
Instructor: Justin Shupe
Cost: $99.00

Minecraft Modders

Use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and foundations of programming. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mods! Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with family and friends. To access their project a home student must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. This class is for 11-14 year olds.

CE-COMP155-44127

Meets:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 7/24/17 - 7/27/17
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 109
Instructor: Justin Shupe
Cost: $99.00

Minecraft Modders

Use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and foundations of programming. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mods! Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with family and friends. To access their project a home student must own a PC/MAC version of Minecraft. Tablet, phone and game console versions of Minecraft are not compatible. Students will work in pairs or teams for most of the program. Returning students can create more advanced projects that build on previous years. This class is for 8-11 year olds.

CE-COMP155-44128

Meets:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 7/24/17 - 7/27/17
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 109
Instructor: Justin Shupe
Cost: $99.00

Personal Enrichment


Teaching Science: Grade 4-6

Want to increase your effectiveness as a science teacher for the middle grades? Join us and learn about the nature and history of science as well as how to help students in this age group grasp the scientific method. You'll receive lots of worksheets and specific examples of some great experiments you can use in your own classroom. We'll cover principles of direct instruction and many different learning and organizational tools that will benefit your students. You'll even learn how you can use science class to improve the emotional climate in your classroom!

CE-LERN102-44752

Meets:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 6/26/17 - 7/28/17
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Location: Internet NET
Instructor: Bonnie Moore
Cost: $104.99

Teaching Writing: Grades 4-6

In this teacher-training course, you'll learn from an experienced educator how to motivate and assist developing writers. We'll begin with an overview of the writing basics, focusing on the importance of the task, audience, and purpose. Then we'll delve into how to organize your materials to create an inviting writing environment.

CE-LERN101-44750

Meets:
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 6/26/17 - 7/28/17
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Location: Internet NET
Instructor: Bonnie Moore
Cost: $104.99