Tuesday, February 1, 2005

Spring 2005 LTA Courses at Capitol Community College

For the Spring 2005 semester, Capital Community College, located in Hartford, Connecticut is offering the following courses as part of its Library Technical Assistant Program. Courses can be taken for for professional development as well as enrolling in the certificate or degree program. There are still spaces available in the following courses.

The Introduction to Reference Services course has been cancelled.

Introduction to Cataloging and Technical Services (LIB 102). This course was formerly called Introduction to Library Technical Services.
Tuesday 7:00 pm- 9:50 pm
Faculty: Stephen Slovasky
This course prepares students to function as technical assistants in cataloging, acquisitions, processing, materials preservation and serials control. The emphasis is on automation related to the Technical Services area.

Introduction to Visual Communication VCOM 101.
Monday and Wednesday 1:00 pm- 2:20 pm
Faculty: Jennifer Pelletier
The course introduces students to the operation and maintenance of audiovisual presentation equipment. Additional class work will include creating basic presentations using photography, video and computer software packages. The course will conclude with an overview on distance learning resources.

Web Design and Development I (CST* 150).
This course was previously called Electronic Publishing for the World Wide Web CIS 150
Day and Time: Day, evening and Saturday sessions are offered. It is also offered in a distance learning format.
Students will learn to create HTML documents, format text, add graphics and multimedia to web pages and create online forms. Students also learn how to work with tables, control page layouts, design web pages and scripting for HTML. Emphasis is hands on practice designed to produce a working HTML coded home page with features such as links, images, color and text.

Introduction to Software Applications (CSA* 105).
This course was previously called Using Microcomputers CIS 105.
Day and Time: Day, evening and Saturday sessions are offered. It is also offered in a distance learning format.
This course teaches the use of microcomputers as an office productivity tool. It covers creating and editing word processing documents, spreadsheets and computerized visual presentations. Currently, the Microsoft Office software products Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are being taught in depth. Besides office productivity tools, this course covers file management using the Microsoft Windows operating system.

Classes began on January 21, 2005.

You can register during the add/drop period on Thursday from 9 am-6 pm and on Friday from 9 am until 1 pm. Directions to the college can be found at http://www.ccc.commnet.edu/directory/map.htm. You can access the college schedule at http://www.ccc.commnet.edu/sched/courselist.htm. The schedule will give you the costs for tuition and fees.

All registration activities are on the 2nd floor and the library is located on the 5th floor.

For registration information, please call the Registrars office at 860-906-5120. If you need course and program information, please call or e-mail me. I hope to see you in the new semester.

Karen DeLoatch
LTA Program Coordinator
Capital Community College
950 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 906-5022
E-mail kdeloatch@ccc.commnet.edu