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Create your possibilities by finding the perfect complement to your thesis or presentation by engaging with over 200 Jesuit universities and institutions globally located. Impress your professors and advisors by utilizing the IgnitEd as your research center. Learn from the plethora of experiences found in our collection rooted in the Jesuit tradition and core values.

 

"The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse."

--Edward Koch, former mayor of New York City

 

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Current Learning Opportunities for Students

Introduction to Google Sites – Students and Teachers

Type: Online Class
Target Audience:
Faculty, Student
Posted On: 11/08/2018
Registration Deadline: 11/06/2019

Does it sometimes feel like running your classroom would be easier if you had your own classroom website? Introduction to Google Sites instructs you how to do exactly that. Create your own free websites using Google Sites to share information with students anywhere at any time. This course will teach you how to create and name your own Site, use or create a Site template, design your Site using the menu options, and publishing it live.

Introduction to Google Hangouts – Students and Teachers

Type: Online Class
Target Audience:
Faculty, Student
Posted On: 11/08/2018
Registration Deadline: 11/06/2019

Learn how to use this free video conferencing software with Introduction to Google Hangouts. Use Hangouts as a presentation platform for classroom guest speakers who can’t make it into the classroom, conference with busy parents remotely, or keep in touch with colleagues in real-time. This course shows you how to use the chat and screensharing features as sharing tools for the best digital conferencing experience possible. You’ll also be instructed on how you can integrate Google Hangouts with Google Drive for a seamless workflow.

Introduction to Google Forms – Students and Teachers

Type: Online Class
Target Audience:
Faculty, Student
Posted On: 11/08/2018
Registration Deadline: 11/06/2019

Learn to use Google’s free Forms tool to collect survey data online effortlessly. This Introduction to Google Forms helps educators learn how to use this tool with their students and colleagues. Here you’ll learn how to create a Google Form, navigate the menu options, share forms for data collection, and access and assess the collected data in both Forms and a Google Sheet.

Introduction to Google Drive – Students and Teachers

Type: Online Class
Target Audience:
Faculty, Student
Posted On: 11/08/2018
Registration Deadline: 11/06/2019

Organize and run your class more effectively with the free tools associated with Google Drive. The course Introduction to Google Drive will teach you how to use this cloud storage platform as a content creation tool. You can work collaboratively with your students in real time from any location.

Introduction to Google Docs – Students and Teachers

Type: Online Class
Target Audience:
Faculty, Student
Posted On: 11/08/2018
Registration Deadline: 11/06/2019

Learn how to use this free alternative to Microsoft Word. Introduction to Google Docs will instruct you on how to use this word processor as a free cloud-based content creation tool. Create, format, and share lesson plans, collaborate on documents with colleagues, or give students feedback in real time from any location. The pedagogical possibilities of Google Docs are as varied as your imagination, and this course guides you on how to get started.

Introduction to Digital Storytelling – Students and Teachers

Type: Online Class
Target Audience:
Faculty, Student
Posted On: 11/08/2018
Registration Deadline: 11/06/2019

e Digital Age brings about new ways of storytelling in the form of documentaries, blogs, and more. Introduction to Digital Storytelling will expose you to ways to use digital tools to create these computer-oriented narratives in a variety of academic areas. Here you’ll learn how to use WeVideo, a web-based video creation tool, to create lesson content and classroom projects that empower students to creatively engage with your lessons through video assignments.

Introduction to Chromebooks – Students and Teachers

Type: Online Class
Target Audience:
Faculty, Student
Posted On: 11/08/2018
Registration Deadline: 11/06/2019

Chromebooks are making their way into students hands and the rapid changes can be nearly overwhelming. This course will introduce you, the teacher, to the basics of Chromebook and how to use it effectively in the classroom. Here you’ll learn what makes the Chromebook unique for student use, how to set one up, and applications available to you and students for a better learning experience.

Smart Polling – Students and Teachers

Type: Online Class
Target Audience:
Faculty, Student
Posted On: 11/08/2018
Registration Deadline: 11/06/2019

Improve your data collection with Poll Everywhere, a free polling service. In this course you’ll learn how to use this tool as an easy way to assess student learning. Ask smart polling questions with a variety of ways to collect answers: multiple choice, true/false, rank order, open-ended questions, and more. These polls can be distributed or embedded in a variety of ways, which will be presented in this Smart Polling course.

Full Stack Ruby-on-Rails Web Developer Certificate Program – Microsoft Office Specialist Certification

Type: Continuing Education
Target Audience:
Faculty, Student
Posted On: 11/06/2018
Registration Deadline: 11/06/2019

A Ruby on Rails developer is responsible for writing server-side web application logic in Ruby, around the framework Rails. Ruby on Rails developers usually develop back-end components, connect the application with the other (often third-party) web services, and support the front-end developers by integrating their work with the application.

Ruby on Rails, as a framework, has gained popularity tremendously over a very short period of time. The goal of the framework is to reduce the time and effort required to build a web application.

Front-End Web Developer

Type: Continuing Education
Target Audience:
Faculty, Student
Posted On: 11/06/2018
Registration Deadline: 11/06/2019

The Front-End Web Developer content introduces students to front-end, or client-side, web development technologies, including JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and jQuery. Participants learn how to make interactive applications that run inside a web browser and can communicate with a web server running remotely. Participants also learn how to use the version control program Git and collaboration website GitHub. Once complete, participants will have the basic skills necessary to work as a front-end web developer.

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