Technology

We have the classes you need to level up on your tech game. Stay relevant by taking one or more online technology classes. Want a career as a computer programmer or software app developer? Consider the Arkansas Coding Academy. Have questions? Contact us 501.450.3118 or outreach@uca.edu.

Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners

If you're thinking of starting a blog or just beginning one, this course is for you. In this course, you'll learn how to create, manage and promote your own blog and audio and video podcast using tools that you already have on your computer - no paid software or equipment is needed.

Regular Fee: $115

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Self-Paced Tutorial

Location: Online

Instructor: Self-Paced | Ed2Go

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C# for the Absolute Beginner

Learn the fundamentals of computer programming with C#, the in-demand and incredibly useful programming language that incorporates the best features of Visual Basic, C++ and Java. This class will teach you how to program the right way: by using a state-of-the-art language to build impressive applications on your schedule and on your very own computer.

Regular Fee: $115

Begins Monthly,

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Session Start Dates: Sept. 12, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12

Location: Online

Instructor: Mike Orsega | Ed2Go

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Creating WordPress Websites

Learn how to create attractive, sophisticated blogs and websites - without any coding! WordPress is the world's most popular website publisher, powering more than 25% of all sites on the Internet. WordPress is an easy-to-use solution that will help you put your site on the Web in far less time than by coding, and at a much lower cost than hiring a professional.

Regular Fee: $115

Begins Monthly,

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Session Start Dates: Sept. 12, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12

Location: Online

Instructor: Richard Mansfield | Ed2Go

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Introduction to Google Analytics

In this course, you will learn the major parts of the Google Analytics interface, from setting up your account and getting the all-important code you'll need to add to your website's pages to begin tracking your visitors. You'll even find out about Google AdWords and other tools to enhance your traffic as well as your Google Analytics reporting.

Regular Fee: $115

Begins Monthly,

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Session Start Dates: Sept. 12, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12

Location: Online

Instructor: Laurie Fuller | Ed2Go

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Introduction to JavaScript

You may already know how to use HTML and CSS to create websites. If so, you're ready to add more power to your programming with JavaScript. This programming language lets you add interactivity to your pages by creating features such as buttons, picture carousels and collapsible panels to your web pages.

Regular Fee: $115

Begins Monthly,

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Session Start Dates: Sept. 12, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12

Location: Online

Instructor: Alan Simpson | Ed2Go

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Introduction to Python 3 Security

Learn how Python has slithered its way to the top of the programming languages. Python was designed to provide a way to develop code that's easy to create and understand. While Python contains the same basic structures as other languages, it also offers unique functionality that makes your life as a programmer easier. Don't delay, sign up today!

Regular Fee: $115

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Self-Paced Tutorial

Location: Online

Instructor: Self-Paced | Ed2Go

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Introduction to PC Security

What you don't know about PC security really can hurt you! Learn why you're at risk and what you can do to protect your precious personal and business data from the outside world. This course, taught by a security expert, will quickly bring you up to speed on the fundamentals of PC and network security.

Regular Fee: $115

Begins Monthly,

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Session Start Dates: Sept. 12, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12

Location: Online

Instructor: Debbie Mahler | Ed2Go

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Introduction to SQL

Learn key concepts of Structured Query Language (SQL), and gain a solid working knowledge of this powerful and universal database programming language. In this class, you'll learn about the basic structure of relational databases and how to read and write simple and complex SQL statements and advanced data manipulation techniques

Regular Fee: $115

Begins Monthly,

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Session Start Dates: Sept. 12, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12

Location: Online

Instructor: Dr. Cecelia Allison | Ed2Go

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Understanding the Cloud

What is the cloud? If you have trouble answering this question, you're not alone. In this course, we'll explore how the cloud works, what drives its incredible growth, and how you can use cloud services. And don't worry if you're not tech-savvy! We'll relate the cloud to things you encounter every day, using practical, non-technical language.

Regular Fee: $115

Begins Monthly,

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Session Start Dates: Sept. 12, Oct. 17, Nov. 14, Dec. 12

Location: Online

Instructor: David Iseminger | Ed2Go

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Teen Coding Class

Is your teenager interested in tech and coding? The Teen Coding Class would be the perfect outlet for your teen to get hands-on experience and be introduced to the world of coding! Students will learn to build Android applications from scratch using real-world technologies, all taught by local software developers. No prior coding knowledge is required, only a desire to learn. Sign up today!

Regular Fee: $29

Tues, Thurs, October 2 - October 25

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Class will last for four (4) weeks on Tuesday and Thursday during the month of October.

Location: UCA College of Business Room 308

Instructor: Senior Software Developers from SPP

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Website Development 101 – NEW DATES BELOW

(The dates listed in the Outreach booklet are incorrect. The new dates for this class are November 1, 8, 15, and 29th) Want to learn how to personalize your website or change your template? Want to know more about HTML and CSS, but don’t know where to start? Join us for Website Development 101, a four-part series for beginners, business owners and developers alike! Learn how to manipulate your website template, change colors and texts and make your website look custom built. Please bring your laptop and a flash drive.

Regular Fee: $149

Thurs, November 1 - November 29

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Please note the new dates listed above. This class will NOT meet on Nov. 22.

Location: Brewer Hegeman Conference Center

Instructor: Derius Campbell

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IT Careers Camp

The IT Careers Camp is designed to heighten students' interest in computers and technology-related careers.  The camp is designed to educate students about IT careers and to encourage them to continue their education beyond high school.  Students will be part of a select group comprised of some of Arkansas' brightest students as they learn about interesting and rewarding careers in IT. If you are a rising 9th through 12th grader, submit an application! Selection is competitive.

Regular Fee: $99

Thurs, Fri, June 21 - June 22

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Location: UCA

Instructor: UCA Staff Members & Alumni

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