This year I am going to test some online education resources to see which ones are better, while also learning something new. The first of these free online services that I am going to work with is Codecademy. It is a free educational platform that focuses on teaching users programming. It is a community based [...]
Welcome back everyone. New year, new semester, and new interesting things to learn here on the site for the Open Computer Center. First up a post on my experiment with online learning systems. That will be followed up shortly with a series of posts on tools that can help you be more productive and organized [...]
The labs will be closed for the holidays from December 18th until school reopens on January 14th. Have a happy holiday and happy new year.
MAKE A WEBSITE – Aimen Aberra Room AA426: Tuesday, November 6th (10AM – 11AM) This session covers the fundamental concepts necessary for the construction of web pages using the basic building blocks of Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). HTML and XHTML are covered in detail for building web pages using a [...]
MYNOVA (NOVA CONNECT) - Mengistu Assebe and Aimen Aberra Room AA156: September 12th, 17th, 19th, 25th (2PM – 3PM) Learn to login and navigate MyNOVA. Learn how to access your school email and Blackboard system. MAKE A WEBSITE – Aimen Aberra Room AA426: Monday, September 10th (10AM – 11AM) Learn some website designing fundamentals using. Also learn [...]
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Evernote is a note taking software/app/service that is accessible various ways. It is a little bit difficult to describe. Evernote’s Tagline explains it the best “Remember Everything” and I think that fits well. It uses Cloud technology to save your notes, allowing you to have your notes sync between devices, computers and even accessible on there website. [...]
Welcome to the Open Computer Center (OCC) blog. OCC’s new blog home under the schools blog system. Our older blog was hosted by Blogger and then later by WordPress.com site. OCC is part of Learning and Technology Resources at the Alexandria Campus of Northern Virginia Community College. This blog will be used to cover various topics [...]