Non-Credit Online Learning
Wake Tech offers training in a variety of seated, online and hybrid formats. We also offer partner with several online educational partners who have large catalogs of online training programs.
Online Educational Partners
Wake Tech also offers non-credit training through our online educational partners, who have large catalogs of online courses.
Get the career-focused education you need to succeed! Wake Tech has partnered with Career Step to offer online training programs including Medical Coding and Billing, Medical Transcription and Editing, Medical Administrative Assistant with EHR, and Pharmacy Technician.
Ed2Go offers a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. All courses include expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. Most courses are 6 weeks long.
Find an Ed2Go course starting soon in our online schedule. If you do not find the course you want, you can browse the full Ed2Go library.
Career Training Programs
Ed2Go also offers open enrollment training and certificate programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations. As they have a career training focus, these are longer, more in-depth courses. In some situations, financial assistance through programs such as MyCAA – Free Career Training for Military Spouses may be available.
ProTrain is the global leader in educational services. Courses include IT training and certifications, accounting and financial services education, programming and web design development, and green and renewable energy instruction. Here you can find affordable, self-paced, online certificate programs that can train you for the latest, in-demand job skills.
UGotClass online certificates and courses are provided by the Learning Resources Network (LERN), the largest continuing education association in the world, serving more than 1,000 colleges, universities and schools. Online courses are taught by leading practitioners and teachers, with audio presentations from the teacher and interaction with other participants and the teacher. We offer certificates, CEUs, ILUs, and some courses even have optional graduate credit. Courses focus on “Skills for the 21st Century” ©.
Non-Credit courses offered in an Online or Hybrid (class with some in person and online content) Format.
- have learned CSS3, the layout and styling language of the mobile Web.
- have learned how to use Web services such as Google Maps in your app.
- have learned how to use Web Application Programming Interfaces (Web APIs) to combine different Web services to create mobile mashups.
- Wednesday - Lesson 01
What are the compelling reasons for developing mobile apps with HTML5? And why are some of the Web's biggest players—including Google, Facebook, and Twitter—moving all their apps to the mobile Web? Today you'll learn four principles for designing great mobile apps, and you'll get acquainted with the concept of "mobile first" Web development. By the end of this lesson, you'll be ready to start writing an app.
- Friday - Lesson 02
Today you'll follow the progress of employees at a fictitious company as they build a mobile app. In the process, you'll set up your tools and get your hands dirty with some real HTML5 code.
- Wednesday - Lesson 03
HTML5 is the latest version of the markup language of the Web. In this lesson, you'll learn why Web developers and mobile developers are so gung-ho for HTML5. More importantly, you'll find out how you can use it to write your own webpages. By the end of the lesson, you'll understand the basics of markup languages and HTML5 syntax.
- Friday - Lesson 04
CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) will make your Web apps workable on the largest number of devices, and it'll make your code easier to maintain. In this lesson, you'll use CSS to format HTML documents. We'll also look at the new capabilities that are possible with CSS version 3.
- Wednesday - Lesson 05
- Friday - Lesson 06
- Wednesday - Lesson 07
By accessing built-in device features such as offline storage and location services, you can make your mobile Web apps much more dynamic. In this lesson, you'll learn what's possible and how to do it.
- Friday - Lesson 08
No Web app is an island. Hundreds of app developers have made certain features of their software available using Web Application Programming Interfaces. By using these APIs to retrieve data and then combining different data sources, you can create endless combinations called mashups.
- Wednesday - Lesson 09
Graphics and animation can really spice up your mobile apps. The mobile Web has special requirements and technologies that you need to be aware of, however. In this lesson, you'll learn to optimize your graphics for the mobile Web.
- Friday - Lesson 10
Smartphones and tablets come in different shapes and sizes. In this lesson, you'll learn to make your Web app look good on the largest possible variety of devices. You'll also add some meta tags that will give your app more polish on iPhone and Android. Then we'll touch on touch-enabling your app.
- Wednesday - Lesson 11
A responsive app doesn't keep the user waiting. In this lesson, you'll learn tools and techniques to make your app responsive.
- Friday - Lesson 12
Native apps give you access to more device features and to the distribution power of an app store. Learn how to use PhoneGap to convert your Web app into a native one for multiple mobile operating systems.
• One of the following browsers:
o Mozilla Firefox
o Microsoft Internet Explorer (9.0 or above)
o Google Chrome
• Adobe PDF plug-in (a free download obtained at Adobe.com .)
All additional software needed for this course is freely available on the Internet and the steps for downloading and installing it will be covered during the lessons. One of the following operating systems is required: Windows XP or later, Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) or later, or Linux.
- Attendance 80% or above
- Student must past 10 quizzes or past final exam with 70% or better.