Students Learn to Use Technology at MN Broadband Conference

Inver Hills Community College instructors led high school students through two short courses on computer technology hardware and software.

Computers & Networking – This class focused on practical knowledge of computer hardware and operating systems. Students learned how to troubleshoot computer issues and use system tools and diagnostic software. They learned fundamental aspects of connecting computers to the internet and shared resources in a networked environment.

Social Media & Websites – In this class students explored how businesses might use social media to interact with customers and partners. Students also learned aspects of website development and how a business might optimize their web presence. Lastly, students discovered cloud based applications and how they are redefining the way people work and interact.

Here is a little bit more about what the students learned in their own words…

This entry was posted in Broadband Applications, Broadband Summit 2012, education by Ann Treacy. Bookmark the permalink.

About Ann Treacy

I have a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science. I have been interested or involved in providing access to information through the Internet since 1994, when I worked for Minnesota’s first Internet service provider. I am pleased to be a part of the Blandin on Broadband Team. I also work with MN Coalition on Government Information, Minnesota Rural Partners, and the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

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