Marc Nester
Associate Professor, Computer Information Systems
(276) 223-4823
215 Carroll Hall
Office Hours: 
Monday: 8:30AM-11AM; 12:15PM-12:30PM
Tuesday at CREI: 11:45AM-12:30PM; 1:45PM-5:30PM
Wednesday at CREI: 8:30AM-10AM
Thursday at CREI: 8:30-10AM
Friday: By Appointment Only

Personal Information

Hometown: 
Hillsville, VA
High School Attended: 
Carroll County
Degrees and Certifications: 
A.A.S. Business Management, New River Community College
B.S. Business Education, Virginia Tech
M.A. Curriculum and Instruction with an Emphasis in Instructional Technology
Microsoft Office Specialist
Certified Internet Web Associate
Internet and Computer Core Certification

Current Teaching Schedule

Administrative Support Tech

AST 160: Learning the Internet for Business

AST 160 - Learning the Internet for Business (1 credit) Introduces students to basic Internet terminology and services including e-mail, www browsing, search engines, and other services. Provides an introduction to electronic commerce in an office environment. Lecture 1 hour per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
44033
AST  160-95 Course Materials
1 MTWRFSU 2019-08-21 - 2019-12-18 04:16:00 - 04:17:00 VIRTUAL Virtual 1 95 Online w/E-Rate Nester,Marc S
44034
AST  160-96 Course Materials
1 MTWRFSU 2019-08-21 - 2019-12-18 04:18:00 - 04:19:00 VIRTUAL Virtual 1 96 Online w/E-Rate Nester,Marc S

Business Management & Administration

BUS 201: Organizational Behavior

BUS 201 Presents a behaviorally oriented course combining the functions of management with the psychology of leading and managing people. Focuses on the effective use of human resources through understanding human motivation and behavior patterns, conflict management and resolution, group functioning and process, the psychology of decision-making, and the importance of recognizing and managing change. Lecture 3 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
38732
BUS  201-95 Course Materials
3 MTWRFSU 2019-08-21 - 2019-12-18 01:06:00 - 01:07:00 VIRTUAL Virtual 1 95 Online w/E-Rate Nester,Marc S

Information Technology Essentials

ITE 115: Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts

Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts (3 cr.) Covers computer concepts and internet skills and use a software suite which includes word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software to demonstrate skills required for computer literacy. Recommended prerequisite keyboarding skills.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
44422
ITE  115-75 Course Materials
3 ~T~R~~~ 2019-08-21 - 2019-12-18 09:30:00 - 10:45:00 CREI Crossroads Institute 0218 75 In Person Nester,Marc S (NO Cost) No text is required for ITE 115-75. This course will use a mix of freely available or open educational resources as described in the syllabus.
44424
ITE  115-75H Course Materials
3 ~T~~~~~ 2019-08-21 - 2019-12-18 12:30:00 - 13:45:00 CREI Crossroads Institute 0218 75H Hybrid Nester,Marc S (NO Cost) No text is required for ITE 115-75H. This course will use a mix of freely available or open educational resources as described in the syllabus.
44426
ITE  115-76H Course Materials
3 ~T~~~~~ 2019-08-21 - 2019-12-18 17:30:00 - 18:45:00 CREI Crossroads Institute 0218 76H Hybrid Nester,Marc S (NO Cost) No text is required for ITE 115-76H. This course will use a mix of freely available or open educational resources as described in the syllabus.
44427
ITE  115-95 Course Materials
3 MTWRFSU 2019-08-21 - 2019-12-18 04:22:00 - 04:23:00 VIRTUAL Virtual 1 95 Online w/E-Rate Nester,Marc S (NO Cost) No text is required for ITE 115-95. This course will use a mix of freely available or open educational resources as described in the syllabus.
44428
ITE  115-1H Course Materials
3 M~~~~~~ 2019-08-21 - 2019-12-18 11:00:00 - 12:15:00 MAIN Grayson Hall 0217 1H Hybrid Nester,Marc S (NO Cost) No text is required for ITE 115-95H. This course will use a mix of freely available or open educational resources as described in the syllabus.
44429
ITE  115-96 Course Materials
3 MTWRFSU 2019-08-21 - 2019-12-18 04:23:00 - 04:24:00 VIRTUAL Virtual 1 96 Online w/E-Rate Nester,Marc S (NO Cost) No text is required for ITE 115-96. This course will use a mix of freely available or open educational resources as described in the syllabus.

ITE 131: Survey of Internet Services

ITE 131: Survey of Internet Services (2 Credits) Introduces students to basic Internet terminology and services including e-mail, WWW browsing, search engines, ftp telnet, and other services.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
44430
ITE  131-95 Course Materials
2 MTWRFSU 2019-08-21 - 2019-12-18 04:24:00 - 04:25:00 VIRTUAL Virtual 1 95 Online w/E-Rate Nester,Marc S
44431
ITE  131-96 Course Materials
2 MTWRFSU 2019-08-21 - 2019-12-18 04:25:00 - 04:26:00 VIRTUAL Virtual 1 96 Online w/E-Rate Nester,Marc S

ITE 215: Advanced Computer Applications and Integration

Advanced Computer Applications and Integration ( 3 Credits) Incorporates advanced computer concepts including the integration of a software suite.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
44433
ITE  215-95 Course Materials
3 MTWRFSU 2019-08-21 - 2019-12-18 04:17:00 - 04:18:00 VIRTUAL Virtual 1 95 Online w/E-Rate Nester,Marc S

ITE 290: Coordinated Internship in ITE

Coordinated Internship in ITE (3 credits) Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college. Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
44434
ITE  290-95 Course Materials
3 MTWRFSU 2019-08-21 - 2019-12-18 04:26:00 - 04:27:00 VIRTUAL Virtual 1 95 Online w/E-Rate Nester,Marc S

Marketing

MKT 100: Principles of Marketing

MKT 100: Principles of Marketing Presents principles, methods, and problems involved in marketing to consumers and organizational buyers. Discusses problems and policies connected with distribution and sale of products, pricing, promotion, and buyer motivation. Examines variations of marketing research, legal, social, ethical, e-commerce, and international considerations in marketing. Lecture 3 hours per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
38745
MKT  100-95 Course Materials
3 MTWRFSU 2019-08-21 - 2019-12-18 01:13:00 - 01:14:00 VIRTUAL Virtual 1 95 Online w/E-Rate Nester,Marc S

Student Development

SDV 100: College Success Skills

SDV 100 - Assists students in transition to colleges. Provides overviews of college policies, procedures, curricular offerings. Encourages contacts with other students and staff. Assists students toward college success through information regarding effective study habits, career and academic planning, and other college resources available to students. May include English and math placement testing. Strongly recommended for beginning students. Required for graduation. Lecture 1 hour per week.
Class Number Credits Days Dates Time Location Building Room Class Section Instruction Mode Instructor Class Notes
41271
SDV  100-72 Course Materials
1 ~~W~~~~ 2019-08-21 - 2019-10-31 08:00:00 - 09:15:00 CREI Crossroads Institute 0218 72 In Person Nester,Marc S
41274
SDV  100-95 Course Materials
1 MTWRFSU 2019-08-21 - 2019-10-31 07:09:00 - 07:10:00 VIRTUAL Virtual 1 95 Online w/E-Rate Nester,Marc S

 

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