NewsPress Release: 2/5/01 Marlboro College To Offer School Break Tech Camp
MARLBORO, VT - The Marlboro College Technology Center announces its first school break technology camp, "Creating Web Pages Using Dreamweaver and KidPix." The workshop will be offered to 10-12 year on February 20, 21, and 22 from 9 a.m. until noon. Students will be introduced to editing HTML, the computer language of the World Wide Web, and graphics software to create content for the Internet. The program will be self-paced and fun, and will focus more on process than product. The students will take away with them a better understanding of how the Internet works and what opportunities there are in the technological arena. No prior experience is necessary.
John Donaldson will be the instructor for this program. Donaldson is a local educator with eight years experience teaching technology to elementary school students. He is currently enrolled at The Persons School of Marlboro College, earning a masters degree in Internet strategy management.
"We are eager to play a stronger role in community and economic development," said Paul LeBlanc, president of Marlboro College, which was recently named Corporate Citizen of the Year by the Brattleboro Area Chamber of Commerce. "Brattleboro is an exciting place with a progressive culture. It is our goal to collaborate with other local organizations to help address technology and other needs in ways that contribute to the community's long-term vitality."
The fee for the three-morning workshop is $75 per student. A snack will be provided. To reserve a place or for more information please call Mary Greene, Director of Community and Special Programs, at (802) 451-7500. More information on Marlboro College is available online at www.marlboro.edu.