May 21 2013
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A class in "Enhancing Instruction with iPads" will be offered by New River Community College in June. The class will meet June 10 through 12 and 24 through 26 from 4:30 to 7:45 p.m. at the Montgomery County Technology Center, 1180 North Franklin Street in Christiansburg. Twenty-five hours of virtual/online coursework is also required. Julie Craft is the instructor.
The hands-on course will prepare classroom teachers to develop 21st century lessons that integrate the Apple iPad and iTunes resources into daily curriculum and personal teaching style. Participants will learn how to operate and manage iPads, create lessons using resources from iTunes and iTunes U and examine instructional Internet resources. Also covered will be use of the iPad as an assistive technology device.
This is a three-credit course and tuition is $381.15 for in-state students. Registration information is available from the NRCC Office of Workforce Development at 540-674-3600, ext. 4323.