Tag Archives: Tennessee Technology Centers

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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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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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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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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Microsoft Elevate America – Free Vouchers for Tennesseans

Microsoft Elevate America – Free Vouchers for Tennesseans Want to boost your technology skills? In cooperation with Microsoft Corporation, we are pleased to offer vouchers for E-Learning courses and select certification exams at no cost to you.  Get the IT … Continue reading

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TTC Shelbyville on Facebook

TTC Shelbyville has several pages on Facebook.  To become a fan of: TTC Shelbyville TTC Shelbyville – Technical blog TTC Shelbyville – Skills USA

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The Measure of Success

The measure of success is not always what the teacher did but the attitude, perseverance and motivation of the student to succeed.  We are posting under our pages (Top Menu), Student Highlights which shows some students who have succeeded.  We … Continue reading

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Should we teach only Microsoft Products in IT?

Should we teach Microsoft Products only in IT?  No.   Although Microsoft runs the IT arena, new IT students should be exposed to MAC and Linux. Our class grows more complicated every term.  Where we ‘touched’ lightly on Linux, we now … Continue reading

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Microsoft IT Academy Student Pass – Free

Microsoft’s DreamSpark is one of the best offerings for Students.  Recently we worked with Microsoft and created Live email accounts for our students.   The DreamSpark account was free and required only an accreditation verification and coordinating with Microsoft.   Currently … Continue reading

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Alumni of the Year 2009

Ben Beddingfield a graduate of the Tennessee Technology Center at Shelbyville’s Computer Information Technology was named the 2009 alumni of the year.  Ben graduated the CIT program in 2006 and continues to support the CIT program by working with current … Continue reading

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