Academic Computing Summer Workshop Series

Please join us for this summer as we explore strategies for using cloud-based resources, managing group projects, and getting the most out of Office tools.  All sessions are in Olney 101 from 1pm to 2pm.

UPDATE: Due to popular demand, a second session of Using Cloud-Based Resources has been scheduled for Tuesday, June 12.

Please feel free to contact Sherri Place with questions about any of the sessions.

Thursday, May 31 & Tuesday, June 12 – Using Cloud-Based Resources for Instruction and Productivity

In this session, we will explore opportunities for using SkyDrive to host and share content with your students. You will have a chance to practice setting up your Blackboard course so that students can easily navigate between Blackboard and SkyDrive.

We will also look at ways that you can use SkyDrive to collaborate with colleagues and gain ready access to your most important files wherever you go.

Reserve your spot here:

Thursday, June 7 – Online Student Projects

Students need a variety of skills in order to successfully complete and present projects online.  This workshop focuses on different techniques for facilitating individual and group projects in the online environment.  We’ll explore the tools that provide the necessary supports for successful group work as well as the tools students can use to build their presentations.

Reserve your spot here:  http://studentprojects.eventbrite.com

Thursday, June 14 – Explore Word

Have you ever wondered how to create letterhead or include images, hyperlinks, and borders in your documents?    In this session, you’ll get tips and techniques for creating, formatting, and editing documents.

Feel free to bring an existing document to modify.

Reserve your spot here:  http://exploreword.eventbrite.com

Thursday, June 21 – Explore Excel

Intimidated by Excel?  Don’t be! Come to this session to learn some of the basics and get some tips and techniques for getting the most out of your data.

Reserve your spot here:  http://exploreexcel.eventbrite.com

Thursday, June 28 – Explore PowerPoint

PowerPoint is a great tool for sharing information.  Attend this session and you’ll find out how to

  • Reuse slides and combine presentations
  • Use screenshots and images
  • Create templates
  • Add hyperlinks and dynamic content
  • Save files for easy distribution

Reserve your spot here:  http://explorepowerpoint.eventbrite.com

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