Holiday fun and excellent computer education for years 1-12.
Begin a voyage of discovery that you can further each holidays:
- Discover the different areas of computing;
- Find out what is best for you;
- Find answers to any questions you may have;
- Understand more to take you to the next level.
Essential computer skills: Create animations, learn Word, Excel and how to use PowerPoint as an artist's tool, to make ID cards and photo presentations. A computer is dismantled.
Create 3D games & introduction to scripting: Create a labyrinth of rooms with water, lava, sky, walls, doors, elevators, teleporters, guards and other entities. Also includes an introduction to script programming in a fun and enjoyable way.
Create ringtones & sound editing. Ringtones is a 1-day class and sound editing is 2 days.
Animation & web design: Create a website using FrontPage or Dreamweaver. Add animations using GIF Animator, Macromedia Flash and GIMP.
Programming leveL 1: Understand the principles and terminology behind programming languages. Programme a calculator and a dice throwing game.
Intermediate & advanced workshops: Suitable for more experienced users. Advance your 3D game creation, web design, graphics and animations. Learn programming level 2 or 3, game programming and other languages. Understand databases and work with Microsoft Access. Build, update and network computers using Windows or Linux. Set up your own web site and web server.
Build your own computer: Learn the terminology, the computer parts and how to assemble them into a computer and where to buy them from.
Filmmaking & video editing Generate ideas, storyboard, break it into scenes, types of shots, how to frame, use a camera, tripod and video edit with a computer.
$345 for 5 days - each additional child $50 less ($10/day);
$207 for 3 days - each additional child $30 less ($10/day).
Work is burnt on a disk to take home. Course fee includes lunch and a movie on Wednesday.
Lower Hutt: Free transport from Petone/Lower Hutt.