Deep Dives

Deep Dives

Get into the details of a topic in one of our deep dive sessions. These are 3 hour sessions with topic experts scheduled for Wednesday June 7th.

  • Angela Gomez-Holbrook
  • Coastline Community College
  • Wednesday, June 07 2017
  • Room: Computer Lab 309

ACA – validate real-world credentials

The workplace demand for digital media skills by using Adobe’s video, graphic, web, illustration, or design software—is on the rise. The ACA certification program will help educators effectively teach and validate digital communication skills while providing students with credentials that demonstrate real-world prowess to prospective employers and academic institutions. In this workshop, we will cover best practices on becoming an adobe certification testing site. Sustainable funding models explored and how to deal with certification companies – without charging the student testing fees.

  • Mike Weilgart
  • Vertical Sysadmin, Inc.
  • Wednesday, June 07 2017
  • 2:00 - 5:00 pm
  • Room:

Git Foundations: Unlocking the Mysteries

Dozens of commands! Hundreds of options! Git has dumbfounded sysadmins and developers alike since its appearance in 2005. And yet, this ingenious software is among the most fantastically useful ever developed. Learn Git from the ground up and the inside out with Git Foundations Training! This half-day class explores Git's internals in depth and includes practical exercises to gain familiarity and comfort in handling the nuts and bolts. Target Audience: No prior knowledge of Git is required. Basic Unix/Linux command line experience is assumed for the practical portion of the course. Experienced users of Git have given rave reviews; the class is not aimed only at beginners, but at anyone wishing to thoroughly understand and use Git to the fullest.

  • Gary Rubin
  • Cuesta College
  • Wednesday, June 07 2017
  • Room:

Starting and Growing a Business

This three-hour lecture is an example of a module that could be incorporated into any CTE program or course to familiarize students with the basic information needed to start and/or grow a business. Whether you have the perfect idea for a start-up, you want to transition your hobby into a career, or have already launched your new business and don’t know what to do next, this three-hour lecture will teach you the key and essential steps to starting and running a business and getting it growing in the right direction. You will learn: The Entrepreneurship Mindset Choice Of Entity Options Funding Sources Leasing Financial Statements And Cash Flow Permits And Licensing Marketing/Promotion Employee Issues

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