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7855 No Budget Needed: Enhance Your Program's Administration, Organization, & Communication Using Google!

 

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Google is changing how we interact with and organize information in productive, beneficial and fun ways! This course will teach you how to support your music program using Google+ and the cloud; Google Drive (including Docs, Sheets, Forms, Slides and Draw); Google Hangout and Gmail, Google Calendar and Maps; and much more! These free online productivity packages are sure to make your work life easier, greener, more organized and accessible from anywhere! No software to install or hardware to purchase! While no prior knowledge of Google Apps is necessary, basic computer skills are needed. This class is not designed for the advanced Google user. Sign up today, and let's get Googlin'!

Instructor: Lisa Hatfield

Hatfield,_Lisa_headshot_2012Lisa Hatfield is currently in her second year as the 5th grade band teacher for all six elementary schools in Batavia, IL.  Prior to this position, she team-taught the 6-8th grade bands at Batavia’s Rotolo Middle School for 6 years.  Lisa graduated with honors from VanderCook College of Music in 2006, and also earned her Master’s in Educational and Instructional Technology from Northern Illinois University in 2011.  Lisa has presented at numerous conferences including NMSA and IMEA, VCM MECA, and most recently was a featured panelist for the 2012 NAMM Midwest Band & Orchestra Webinar.  Lisa currently resides in Aurora with her husband, David

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MECA Online Course Details

VanderCook Online is powered by Schoology (www.schoology.com). Through this learning management system, you'll be able to interact directly with your instructor, students in your classes, and members of the greater VanderCook Online community.
 
Spring 2020 MECA courses officially begin on Monday, February 3. Soon after you register, you'll be added as a new Schoology user. Be on the lookout for an email from Schoology with log-in instructions. Once you are given credentials, simply visit www.online.vandercook.edu to login. On the morning of February 3, you'll have access to your classroom and course material.
 
Some courses have specific online chat meeting times (please see course descriptions), while others have a flexible meeting schedule. You can expect all courses to meet together in a live online chat. If a live meeting time doesn’t work, you can work with your instructor to make other arrangements.
You’ll have the opportunity to work at your own pace each week while completing assignments and posting responses to discussion questions. You’ll constantly be interacting with your instructor and classmates online, and working through new material each week. We know how crazy school schedules can get, so our instructors try to make everything as flexible as possible!
 
Online grades will be reported by mid-May. If you are in need of a transcript please visit the online transcript request page. If you are in need a quick turn around time for your transcript please submit the transcript request to the registrar prior to the end of your course(s).

Course Information

7855 No Budget Needed: Enhance Your Program's Administration, Organization, & Communication Using Google!
 
3 graduate credits
Tuition: $960, due in full with registration.
 
ENROLLMENT LIMITED TO 25
 
VanderCook Online is powered by Schoology (www.schoology.com). Through this learning management system, you'll be able to interact directly with your instructor, students in your classes, and members of the greater VanderCook Online community.
 
Some courses have specific online chat meeting times (please see course descriptions), while others have a flexible meeting schedule. You can expect all courses to meet together in a live online chat. If a live meeting time doesn’t work, you can work with your instructor to make other arrangements.
 
You’ll have the opportunity to work at your own pace each week while completing assignments and posting responses to discussion questions. You’ll constantly be interacting with your instructor and classmates online, and working through new material each week. We know how crazy school schedules can get, so our instructors try to make everything as flexible as possible!
 
 

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3140 South Federal Street
Chicago, IL 60616-3731
(312) 225-6288

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