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CompTIA IT Healthcare Technician Certification

William Merritt, a student in the CIT program recently certified as a CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician. The CIT program is introducing CompTIA’s Healthcare IT Technician and is merging the certification into the existing curriculum. The certification will be the eleventh … Continue reading

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What makes TCAT Shelbyville’s IT program different?

  Exams include Windows 70-680/70-687, Windows Server 2012 70-411/70-640.  The MTA (Microsoft Technical Associate is associated with other certifications in the same curriculum. The Information Technology program at TCAT Shelbyville offers one of the best programs in the nation for … Continue reading

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Technology Centers Becoming Colleges of Applied Technology; Recognized for Workforce Education

Full release from the Tennessee Board of Regents can be read here. “NASHVILLE, Tenn. (June 28, 2013) — The state’s workforce training schools known as Tennessee Technology Centers are being renamed Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology as of July 1. … Continue reading

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TTC Shelbyville’s CIT program wins “Shining Star” award at national conference

The ATEA 2013 National Conference was a great professional development opportunity for all involved in post-secondary technical education.  With an opportunity to meet vendors, recruiters and to network with other professionals; the conference was held in Chattanooga, Tennessee, March 20-22, 2013. During … Continue reading

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2013 Middle Tennessee Cyber Summit: Building Partnerships and Understanding the Threat

2013 Middle Tennessee Cyber Summit: Building Partnerships and Understanding the Threat   Middle Tennessee Cyber Summit: Building Partnerships and Understanding the Threat will be held on the MTSU campus May 7 and 8. This event will address criminal, intelligence, disruptive, … Continue reading

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Computer Jobs Outlook

According  to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the computer industry is growing at an all time high.    With hands-on skills, experience, certifications and continuing education, a majority of companies will hire skilled employees without a B.S. degree.   We … Continue reading

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Innovation and leadership in IT at the Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville

The IT team at TTC Shelbyville  offers innovation and leadership recognized nationally in magazines1 and in education.    Under Ivan Jones, Director of the educational facility, the team consist of three personnel who teach and also maintain a complex and diverse network. … Continue reading

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CIT – Moves real hardware to the cloud LMS for IT Students

Steve Mallard, Dawn Babian and Mike Miller will place an entire lab in the cloud for students to work with.  This will include Windows Server Domains, Virtual Servers, NASs, Managed Switches, Firewalls, IP Cameras, Wireless Devices and other equipment used … Continue reading

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TTC Shelbyville on Linkedin

Find past and present colleagues and classmates quickly. LinkedIn makes staying in touch simple. – Discover inside connections when you’re looking for a job or new business opportunity.  TTC Shelbyville on Linkedin. 7 Ways College Students Can Benefit from LinkedIn

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Industrial Maintenance PLC – Robotics Programs – One of the most technical programs in the state

The Industrial Maintenance class at TTC Shelbyville is one of the most technical programs in the state.  Butch Arnold, instructor of the Industrial Maintenance class at the main campus has created a complex network of robots, plcs and industrial high-speed … Continue reading

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Start your career in Nursing

Become a nurse, patient care technician, CNA or Medical Assistant – Did you know you can start your journey to a new career by taking the Allied Health Test Preparation online for only $50? If you are busy with life, … Continue reading

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Mobile computing makes me crazy – Sanity out of Windows 8 – a review

(Part One) Androids, iPads, and other devices are not really driving me crazy.  It’s the users who jump on mobile devices and declare it is the best or the not being able to wait – and the security of mobile … Continue reading

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Computerworld Honors 2011

The 2011 Computerworld Laureate  video.   The CIT program was named as a Laureate earlier this year.

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The Computerworld Honors 2011 Laureate Journal download

Computer Information Technology at Shelbyville Gives individuals a concise IT education and serves as an alternative path to a professional career; also helps area nonprofi ts with their IT needs as students serve as voluntary interns to gain experience. Official program download … Continue reading

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The challenge of teaching information technology

Several years ago I wrote an article titled the same as this article.  I love teaching information technology.  But there are days I wonder if I can keep up.   Help desk personnel and junior administrators have to be well … Continue reading

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EconSouth’s Interview with James King, Vice Chancellor of Tennessee Technology Centers

EconSouth recently interviewed James King, Vice Chancellor of the Tennessee Technology Centers.  In the interview, infomation about Harvard University’s graduate school of education published an article titled “Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the Challenges of Preparing Young Americans for the 21st … Continue reading

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More Cloud Services for CIT

Just finish upgrading the Moodle server to allow cloud services.  CIT students and staff will be able to upload and share files.  TTC’s Moodle cloud comes on top of Microsoft’s 25 gb skydrive through their Live.edu account.  This service will … Continue reading

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2010 in review

The stats helpers at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This … Continue reading

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Business Systems Technology Class graduates under ARRA Act

The BST class under the ARRA Act will be graduating this Thursday, August 19, 2010.   The students have been trained in Business Systems Technology.

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What is Information Technology?

Many of my day shift students today heard me once again remind them that Information Technology is life long learning process.  Anyone entering Information Technology cannot see it as a job.  It is a career of understanding the latest technologies … Continue reading

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