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Jul 2, 2016 This course will explore how to creatively use multimedia in online reporting. How do you effectively combine text, images, videos, audio and graphs to tell a compelling story? What are the factors to consider in combining a variety of these media to write for the web? What about social media? How can you ensure that multimedia content is both news site and social media ready? What are some... more
Jun 29, 2016 Have you been thinking of getting a blog of your own? Don’t know where to start? Then this class is for you! You’ll learn how to create a blog from scratch using WordPress, customize its look and feel, add multimedia to it, maintain it, and promote its content through social media. This is a hands-on course with several exercises that the instructor will guide you through. By the end, you will... more
Mar 30, 2016 Do you want to have an attractive, sophisticated looking website without needing to learn any particular coding? Wordpress is one of the world’s most popular web design tools, it’s completely free, easy to use, and it creates professional looking websites. In this introductory class, you will learn how to start a wordpress account, create pages and posts, insert multimedia, and control your... more
Mar 30, 2016 Used by both Google and NASA, Python is an intuitive programming language that is as powerful as it is pleasant to use. In this course, you will discover object-oriented programming through the dynamic language of Python. Students will learn how to run Python scripts and the Python interactive shell on any computer and create their own programs in class. Instructor: Scotty Vercoe Dates: Wed, 06/... more
Mar 28, 2016 Can’t code HTML? Don’t have thousands to shell out for a beautiful web design? You can build your own interactive website using Wix. This three hour, hands-on workshop will walk you through the web-building program including how to find, purchase, and connect a domain name, how to pick a template, how to create web pages, pricing structures, and how to enable e-commerce and blogs. Instructor:... more
Mar 28, 2016 Whether you’re looking to increase donor awareness, organizational presence, or build a strong volunteer following, Facebook has all the tools you need to support your cause. In this course, you will learn about these tools and how to best utilize them for growth and sustainability. Instructor: Evin C. Anderson Date: Tue, 05/03/2016, 10:00AM - 12:00PM Registration is required. Contact Clodagh... more
Mar 27, 2016 It’s more important than ever to gain online awareness for your organization but where do you start? One of the most powerful tools available to you as a nonprofit is Twitter. In this course, you will learn how to successfully spread your message, engage your target audience, and create a strong online presence for your organization. Instructor: Evin C. Anderson Date: Thu, 04/14/2016, 10:00AM... more
Jan 20, 2016 Internet Security with Google for Students 50+ (FREE) Cambridge Community Television pairs with Google In this class, a Google representative will cover the basics of how to safeguard your privacy online. You’ll learn how to keep the bad guys out, how to keep evil software at bay, and how to not fall for tricks and scams. We’ll discuss password best practices and how to navigate privacy... more
Dec 28, 2015 This one-on-one session will pair a CCTV volunteer with a senior to help them get the most out of their technological device. If you received a new device for the holidays and just haven’t gotten around to taking it out of the box, or if you have a device you are already familiar with but want to explore advanced features, bring it on by and we’ll help you get the most out of your technology! Be... more
Dec 28, 2015 Age Engage: One-to-One Internet Assistance (FREE) Cambridge Community Television pairs with Google CCTV is excited to announce that we will be teaming with Google to host another session of Age Engage on Friday, March 18, 2016 from 1:00PM - 3:00PM. Age Engage is a collaboration between Google and CCTV in which individuals over 50 learn how to use the Internet. During Age Engage, people over 50... more
Dec 28, 2015 It may be easy to upload a video to YouTube but the process has only begun. In this course, you will what it takes to successfully brand your YouTube channel in order to build views and a strong subscriber list. Instructor: Evin Anderson Date: Wed, 03/09/2016, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular classes have two rates: one for Access Members and one for non-members. Advance registration is required and... more
Dec 28, 2015 Learn the basics of the coding language behind every web page on the internet. Learn about markup languages (the M in HTML), and how to create and manipulate web content. Thinking in code is a creative and marketable talent, and is the gateway to unlocking new career paths. Whether you are interested in controlling your personal website better, adding another skill to your resume, or in... more
Dec 28, 2015 Citizen journalism is largely happening on the internet. This course will explore the fundamentals of online journalism in terms of producing stories for a variety of digital platforms, including blogs, online-based news sites and social media. How do you write stories that are both news site and social media ready? What are factors to consider in writing for the web? How can you use social media... more
Dec 4, 2015 Video in Social Mediapart of the Social Media for Artists seriesWednesday, February 3rd, 6:00PM – 9:00PM, $20/$30 at Cambridge Community Television 438 Massachusetts Avenue The moving image is increasingly becoming important in social media. Including short and fascinating video content on your social media platforms will undoubtedly get you people’s attention. This class will look at the place... more
Oct 30, 2015 Artist Website Platforms: Which is for You?Monday, November 2nd, 6:00PM – 9:00PM, $20/$30, $10/$15 at Cambridge Community Television 438 Massachusetts Avenue Thanks to innovative minds and technology, there are numerous website platforms out there. Each of them has its advantages and disadvantages. This class will explore the different website platforms that work well especially for artists. It... more
Oct 16, 2015 Learn best practices for presenting your organization’s work in this hands-on workshop on PowerPoint. In this introductory workshop, we will review the basics of PowerPoint and tips and tricks that will make your presentations shine. Instructor: Molly Akin Date: Tue, 10/20/2015, 10:00AM - 12:00PM Registration is required. Contact Clodagh Drummey at or 617 401 4005 to... more
Oct 4, 2015 This fall, Cambridge Community Television will host three different series of social media related workshops targeting different community-based demographics in need of technology training and development. The first series is the “Social Media for Artists” series, sponsored by the Mass Cultural Council, in partnership with the Cambridge Arts Association (CAA). This is the third year this series... more
Oct 2, 2015 Whether you are reporting back to your board, presenting to funders, or speaking at a conference, clear and visually appealing presentations make a big difference in how your ideas are received. In this free lecture, we will explore the elements of effective PowerPoint presentations. Instructor: Molly Akin Date: Tue, 10/6/2015, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Registration is required. Contact Clodagh Drummey... more
Sep 27, 2015 Crowdfunding for Creative Projectspart of the Social Media for Artists seriesThursday, January 21st 6:30PM – 8:30PM, $10/$15 at the Cambridge Art Association 25 Lowell Street Crowdfunding has become one of the most popular ways to find fiscal sponsorship for artistic endeavors and grassroots projects. In this workshop, learn about some of the most successful small donor sites – Kickstarter,... more
Sep 27, 2015 Social Media Analytics for Artists and Producers part of the Social Media for Artists seriesWednesday, January 13th, 6:00PM – 9:00PM, $20/$30 at Cambridge Community Television 438 Massachusetts Avenue Twitter? Facebook? Pinterest? Instagram? Are you using Social Media with little effect? Having trouble measuring what's working in social media? In this class you will learn how to collect data... more
Sep 27, 2015 In this hands-on workshop, learn how to use PowerPoint to create simple and compelling infographics and the popular web-based graphic design tool Canva to polish up your social graphics. Infographic templates will be provided and you will walk away with pieces to support your next social push! Workshop participants should bring data from recent projects, organization logo and 5-10 images.... more