ITS Technology Workshops for October

This fall, ITS has scheduled many workshops about educational technology topics,web design & social media, the phone system.and Microsoft Office. The scheduled classes for October are posted below. If you are interested in attending any of these classes, please register here.

If you would like to preview the classes that are scheduled for the remainder of the semester, the full schedule and all class descriptions are located here.

Educational Technology

Course Description Date & Time Instructor Location
Blackboard Teaching Circle(2 of 4)Back to top This teaching circle is a more informal learning community where specific questions posed by the attendees can be addressed and discussed. The teaching circle will begin with a mini-lesson on a Blackboard feature or teaching strategy and then will conclude with a Q & A session and sharing time. This month we will demonstrate Adaptive Release Rules that allows the content in Bb to be shown or hidden based on certain criteria (ie. A grade). 10/1/2013
noon-1pm
Tue
Linda Macaulay N108
WebEx
Atomic Learning – Overview Learn about the new technology training videos available to all faculty, staff and students. Learn how to login, search for, and view tutorials. An overview of the many content areas available for 24/7 access will be shared. 10/3/2013
9:30-10:30am
Thur
Linda Macaulay with Kari Houle from Atomic Learning N108 or
Online – Conference Number: 877-860-3058
Participant Code:120576
Teaching Strategies for Student Success(2 of 4) This session is a more informal learning community where specific questions posed by attendees can be addressed and discussed. The session will begin with a mini-lesson on a teaching strategy and then will conclude with a Q & A session and sharing time. This session will focus on multiple means for students to show what they know to foster student success. 10/9/2013
12-1pm
Wed
Linda Macaulay N108 or
WebEx
Google Forms How to use a free website – Google Drive – as part of an enhanced learning experience that helps keep students engaged and provides useful formative assessment data. 10/10/2013
10-11am
Thur
Linda Macaulay N210
WebEx Teaching Circle(2 of 3) This teaching circle is a more informal learning community where specific questions posed by WebEx hosts can be addressed and discussed. The teaching circle will begin with a mini-lesson on a WebEx feature or teaching strategy and then will conclude with a Q & A session and sharing time. 10/17/2013
10-11am
Thur
Linda Macaulay WebEx
Learning Team Contracts for Collaborative Work Methods for using contracts with teams of students to clearly explain expectations and grading for group work will be explored. 10/21/2013
4-5pm
Mon
Linda Macaulay N108
Blended Learning Strategies When a course meets partially online and partially face-to-face, this is a blended model. Strategies for implementing this learning model will be explored. 10/23/2013
12-2pm
Wed
Linda Macaulay N108 or
WebEx

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Cisco Phone, Web Design & Social Media

Course Description Date & Time Instructor Location
Cisco Phone Introduction This is a hands-on class, so you will bring your phone to use during the session. The Cisco phones on your office desk have lots of features. Learn what the soft-keys are and what the buttons do and then use them. Dial non-college numbers, listen to voice mail through the phone and from Outlook, and speed up or slow down the message. Listen to voicemail in Outlook. Transfer, hold, resume and forward calls, work with call stacking, change the background on the phone panel. Lots of time for practice and questions. 10/2/2013
3-4pm
Wed
Kathy Kellie N108
Deramweaver CS6 Basics Plan, design, edit, test and publish a web site using powerful Dreamweaver CS5. You will learn how to setup a site, create pages, link to pages in your web site and other web sites. Preview, test and then easily publish your site all in Dreamweaver. We’ll use tables for layout purposes and examine CSS styles as well as edit and insert photos 10/7/2013
9am-noon
Mon
Kathy Kellie N234
Social Media and Professional Development How to use Twitter (primarily) to network with your peers in your field — where to find the industry thought leaders, and how to use social media to become one – how to use Twitter at conferences and to stay in touch with professionals on a daily basis. 10/16/2013
1-2pm
Wed
Donna Talarico N108 or
WebEx

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Microsoft Office

 

Course Description Date & Time Instructor Location
Excel as a Database* Wondering what to do with all that data? Turn it into information you can use. This course covers methods of filtering and outlining to display only relevant data in your spreadsheet. Learn how to subtotal easily. Use database functions to retrieve an answer and pivot tables to see trends and patterns that wouldn’t be visible in other ways. Try the consolidate command to summarize 10/1/2013
2:30-3:30pm
Tue
Kathy Kellie N108
Excel Pivot Tables* Learn how to create and modify pivot tables and pivot charts. If you have a long list of information to summarize, PivotTable helps you present endless rows and columns of numbers in a variety of meaningful ways. You could spend time sorting and filtering the data and setting up a series of formulas that would answer most of your questions, but using a PivotTable is a much quicker and easier way to find the answers. 10/8/2013
10-11am
Tue
Kathy Kellie N108
Outlook Features An overview of mail, calendar, contacts and tasks plus creating rules, sharing folders and how to use search to locate just what you want. 10/15/2013
10-11:30am
Tue
Kathy Kellie N108
Access Introduction* Learn the basic operations of the Access database program, understand the advantages of using a relational database. Work with tables, produce reports, create and maintain new databases. 10/17/2013
10/24/2013
10/31/2013
1-3pm
3 Thurs
Kathy Kellie N108
Excel Charts* Charts explain numbers in an easy to understand format. Use data in a spreadsheet to quickly create a chart. Learn about the different types of charts, how to format and change them, use clip art to get audience attention and insert a chart in a Word document. 10/30/2013
10-11am
Wed
Kathy Kellie N108

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