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|Professional Services by Harris Educational|
In addition to our Reinventing Science kits and Educational Outreach Harris Educational can also provide professional services for you, your school, or your business.
We are experts at instructional design, educational development, and
training. We have all the skills and tools required to bring your
project from idea to reality. We can also assist with educational
or small product design and short run manufacturing.We
are headquartered in Burlington, North Carolina with easy access to the
Triad and Triangle. We service Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill,
Cary, Apex, Greensboro, Burlington, Graham, and all cities in this
area. We can also be available to travel to your location and/or
can provide services remotely via the Internet (including remote
classes via video chat and screen-casting)Here is a list of some of the professional services we can provide: Let Harris Educational help you Build Better Education Today!
Educators: Click Here for our Educational Outreach and Workshops
Educational can provide face-to-face or online training for
individuals, small groups, or companies. We can also help you design
and implement your own training programs. |
We are experienced trainers
and training developers and can rapidly learn new information, systems,
tools, or skills in order to provide fast turn-around. We work hard to
anticipate the questions you will have and build them into our training
We offer training for each of the topics on the right. Contact us to ask about setting up training for yourself or your business.
About Open Source
money (both up front and total cost of ownership) by using free/open
source software. Developed by cooperative groups of individuals
and supported by corporations world wide who enjoy freedom of choice
and control over their software. At Harris Educational we proudly
use Open Source software and can provide you experienced training and
| ||Proprietary Software Training|
Microsoft Windows (home use / business use / basic administration)
Introduction to Visio: shapes, drawing techniques, and basic use.
Intermediate Visio: creating custom shapes, properties, layers, more advanced use.
Advanced Visio: creating templates, complex drawings, advanced use.
Introduction to FLASH (featuring SWiSHmax): drawing, objects, timeline
Intermediate FLASH (featuring SWiSHmax): basic scripting, effects, intermediate tasks
Advanced FLASH (featuring SWiSHmax): more complex scripting, movie clips, advanced tasks.
Open Source Software Training
Introduction to Free Open Source Software
Includes an overview of Open Office, The Gimp, Inkscape, Linux, and other tools
Introduction to Linux (featuring Ubuntu Linux)
Installation, Setup, Basic Use, Installing Software, Analogies for common tasks.
The Gimp (for Image Editing, Digital Photography, and Graphic Composition)
Basic Web Design (featuring KompoZer)
Introduction to web hosting, html, basic css, and related skills
Other Computer Training Courses are available upon request OR we can develop custom training to suit your exact needs.
a product or product idea that needs an instruction manual? Want
to do more and add a DVD-ROM or web based training? Want to do video
instructions? Need to inform your salesmen or customers about your new
products? Want to illustrate your project for the world to see? Want to
reach and educate more people through social media? |
Think Harris Educational!
at Harris Educational we are experienced instructional designers and
educational developers and can produce quality results for your
We have experience creating and delivering
educational materials, train-the-trainer materials, educational
manuals, product manuals, e-Learning and multimedia,
web-based-training, and video training.
We use sound
educational principles and methods and are familiar with
industry-standard software such as Adobe Captivate, Trivantis Lectora,
and SWiSHmax/Flash/Action Script.
We can produce materials for you on a contract basis or we are prepared to partner with you to bring your ideas to life. Contact us with your project ideas.
|Educational Development and Instructional Design Services|
Web Based Training development
CD/DVD-ROM based training development (including video and audio)
Animations and Interface design
Video and Audio production
Printed Instructional Manuals and Books
Face-to-Face classroom materials
Job Aids and Reference Materials
Sales/Marketing Training Materials
Camera Work / Recording
On Screen Talent
Editing and Publication
Narration and Recording
Editing and Publication
Insertion into Animations or Video
Social Media Development
Help with your fan page, blog, twitter, etc
Promotion via Harris Educational's social media
Linking your social media together for maximum impact
Video development for YoutTube and other sites
Publishing educational content for web delivery
Animation and Flash design
Connections to your Social Media
|Marketing Solutions for Educational Products or Services|
you manufacture an educational product or provide an educational
service then Harris Educational can help you market that product or
service. We manufacture a best selling series of science kits
that cross school, home, and hobby markets. As a result we have
an intimate knowledge of those markets and a lot of useful connections.
We can help you place your products into the right catalogs and
help you with exposure through our web of social media. We can
partner with you to brand your products under the Harris Educational
name or we can simply provide contract services to help you launch your
product the right way.
the past we have helped educational suppliers with website design,
educational instructional design, product representation, marketing
assistance, and other services to help them sell their products to
educators and hobbyists. We can help you with your ideas too!
|Short Run Educational Product Manufacturing|
you have an idea for an educational product or kit then Harris
Educational can help you manufacture that kit. As you can see
from the information on this page we can assist with all aspects of the
design, instructional design, and marketing of your idea. We can
also physically manufacture your product.
understand that for the educational market products require short
production runs 1000's, 100's sometimes even 10's of units at a time.
At these quantities many manufacturing companies simply can not
aford to produce your ideas for a price that keeps the end users prices
reasonable. Using our experience and the same tools, equipment,
and techniques that we use to manufacture our own best selling
Reinventing Science kits we can help you make your products with
quality and affordability in mind.
with all of our services we can work with you on a simple contract
basis OR we can partner with you to license your ideas and designs and
produce your products under the Harris Educational or even the
Reinventing Science brands.
we will be expanding our capabilities with the purchase of a CNC router
that will allow us to create custom and complex pieces in small or
large quantities. Let us know your ideas.
Reinventing Morse: Build your own Telegraph Science Kits
being staged at Harris Educational before final packaging.