Computer workshops get students switched on

August 9, 2013 by  

The Irvine Valley College has been the setting for the first of two computer workshops this month, with this one teaching website design to kids aged 10 to 18.

This workshop began on Monday, August 5 and comes to an end today at the college, 500 Irvine Center Drive in Irvine.

The week-long class helped students learn how to create and publish their own website using HTML (hypertext markup language) and CSS (cascade style sheets). They also found out how to manage the website on the server and create multiple pages with links to other pages and websites.

The course was geared mainly towards students who want to become game programmers and also prepared them for Adobe Certification.

Computer fans who missed that workshop should not fret, as a four-day camp will be held at the NR Computer Learning Center, 2100 West Orangewood, Suite 110 in Orange, starting today.

This course will give students the skills they need to identify a variety of different computers and their components. They will also receive instruction in the Windows program and learn how to manage folders and files, install programs, and maintain their computer system. For more information, call (714) 505-3475.

Those looking to take a break from computers can enjoy a day camp at the California Science Center. It will be held August 12 to 16 at the center, 2998 Fifth Ave., Newport Beach.

The camp is for students in grades 1 – 7, and should provide plenty of opportunities for photographs, which can then be given the professional touch at a local print company.