Below are extensive details about the program;
*Encourage possible first generation students to pursue higher education
*Allow our mentees a head start in the CS/CT career fields
*Expose them to mentors at both the college and work field level
*Increase confidence and interest in Computer Science and Information Technology fields.
Session 1: Introduction to CS/IT and Mentors/Mentees
Session 2: Introduction to HTML (What is HTML, HTML Tags & Web Browsers)
Session 3: Page Structure, Headings, Paragraphs, Links, Images
Session 4: Attributes, Formatting/Styles, Background colors,
Session 5: Colors
Session 6: CSS
Session 7: Create Website
Session 8: Continue working on website with Mentors/ Mentors evaluate website and student progress
Session 9: Finalize website
Session 10: Present website, program evaluation and program closing ceremony
The program will be hosted from May 30th - June 16th from 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM (on Weekdays) on the campus of Johnson C. Smith University. Students will be provided with dinner, snacks and learning materials and we have arranged a shuttle to pick them up from their schools. This program is a collaboration between JCSU and Google under the supervision of the JCSU Dean of STEM. Parents are also provided with the option to pick up and drop students off. Students are allowed to sign up, up until June 2nd 2017.
The program is targeted towards high school students, we aim to recruit 20 students, each two students will be assigned a JCSU mentor who will be responsible for ensuring that students meet the program and their personal goals.