Kay A. Gerken

Associate Professor

Office Technology Information Department

College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL

 Contents

  Education Background

  Important Links

  Contact Information

  Teaching Experience

  Teaching Style

  Biographical Information

 Education Background

Master MOUS (Microsoft Office User Specialist) Instructor Certified, Microsoft Office 2000

Degree Programs

Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL--M.S. Degree: Secondary Education--Business Education Concentration Illinois State University, Normal, IL--B.S. Degree: Education

Miscellaneous Courses

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL; College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn; and Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, IL

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 Important Links

  What the Office Technology Information Department Can Do For You

  Office Technology Information Department

  College of DuPage

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Contact Information

: E-mail Address: Gerken@cdnet.cod.edu

( Office Telephone: 630-942-3063

- Snail Mail: OFTI Department, College of DuPage 425 22nd St., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599

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Teaching Experience

Traditional Classes

Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced levels in keyboarding, along with Speed Development Keyboarding; Microsoft Windows, word processing, and spreadsheet software application; Beginning and Intermediate levels in database and presentation software. Other courses taught include: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook), Introduction to Computers, Calculating and Office Machines, Shorthand, Accounting, Records Management, Legal and Medical Office Procedures, Machine Transcription, and Cooperative Education.

On-line Classes

Beginning Keyboarding, Advanced Keyboarding, Word Desktop Publishing and Microsoft Office

Teaching Style

I like to take an open, interactive, and hands-on approach in teaching courses. Providing positive reinforcement and support is an important part of my teaching style. Experience both in the business and education world, along with my passion for teaching and helping others, enable me to be an effective instructor.

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Biographical Information

My background includes teaching and training for many years in business and computer-related areas. My career began in the traditional educational arena, including elementary, middle school, and high school teaching. The direction of my career moved into the corporate and business training arena in conjunction with the community college environment. I come to the College of DuPage with over 20 years of teaching and training experience.

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Revised: August, 2001