March – April 2015

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Panopto offers a very simple, user-friendly way to capture a PowerPoint lecture and post it online. This workshop walks through the steps involved in creating digital representations of online lectures.
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Access 2: Queries and Reports

Tuesday 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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This workshop walks through the steps involved in writing queries to extract meaning from databases. We will also introduce quick ways to generate reports.
Workshop Topics
Relationships
Primary and foreign keys

Excel 2: Formulas and Functions

Tuesday 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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This workshop explores formulas, functions, and built-in tools that are useful when analyzing and extracting meaning from data. This class uses the Windows version of Excel, but there is significant overlap for Mac users.

Final Cut Pro

Tuesday 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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Final Cut Pro is a Mac-based professional video editing tool. In this workshop, we’ll introduce you the basics you’ll need to get started.
Workshop Topics
Importing and sorting clips
The timeline

GSU’s Startup Exchange presents Startup Semester, a 10 week engineering program that will help you to learn how to get started with your entrepreneurial idea. The goal of the program is to help you turn your ideas into businesses.
This…

HTML & CSS 2: Adding Style to Pages

Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:30 am

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In this workshop, we’ll continue working with our simple, three-page website to explore various ways to add style and functionality to the page.
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Photoshop 1: Getting Started

Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Adobe Photoshop is a powerful and expansive image editing and graphics creation tool. In this workshop, we’ll stick to the basics and create a simple graphic with text.
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Vector vs bitmap…

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Wouldn’t it be great if students would engage with course content like they do with Candy Crush? Good news! There are all sorts of ways to apply insights from game designers to the way…

NVivo 1: Getting Started

Thursday 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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When undertaking qualitative research, it doesn’t take long for things to get messy. You can quickly find yourself buried under interview transcripts, photographs, videos, memos, web sites, articles and other texts. Nvivo is a…

Illustrator 2: Designing Logos

Thursday 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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A great logo can set your organization or business apart, creating a distinct and recognizable brand. In this workshop, we’ll work through the basics of logo design and construction in Illustrator.
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GSU’s Startup Exchange presents Startup Semester, a 10 week engineering program that will help you to learn how to get started with your entrepreneurial idea. The goal of the program is to help you turn your ideas into businesses.
This…

Audacity

Friday 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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Audacity is a free, easy, open-source, and cross-platform audio editing tool. Whether you’re interested in creating ringtones, podcasts, or soundtracks, Audacity can help you get it done. This workshop will focus on creating a…

GAME JAM!  Let’s Build a Game

Friday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Hey faculty, let’s have some fun and build a game! You don’t have to be a gamer or know a thing about game design to participate. We’ll start from the very beginning, keep it…

SPSS

Monday 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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SPSS Statistics is a powerful application that can read and analyze data as well as generate reports and graphs. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to define variables, enter data, import data from other…

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Are you a faculty member interested in creating and maintaining a personalized and professional web presence? Are you a student wanting a web portfolio? EduBlogs, a WordPress instance customized for the Georgia State community,…

Excel 3: Charts and Formatting

Tuesday 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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This workshop introduces participants to charting and formatting features in Excel, and walks participants through the process involved in adding Excel charts to Word documents and PowerPoint presentations. This class uses the Windows version…

HTML & CSS 3: Page Layout

Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:30 am

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In this session, we’ll explore various techniques used to lay out a page. We’ll start with a single-column layout and then use CSS to create distinct sections and columns.
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Photoshop 2: Adding Effects and Filters

Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Building on topics introduced in Photoshop 1, this workshop will dive into the world of adjustment layers, effects, and filters. The workshop will center on creating a custom flyer.
Workshop Topics
Adjustment layers

Creating Infographics

Wednesday 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Infographics make information and data come to life by using pictures to make the patterns and themes of your content easier to digest. In this workshop, we’ll chat about infographics design and introduce some…

NVivo 2: Exploring Your Data

Thursday 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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This workshop picks up where NVivo 1 leaves off and continues to explore ways to organize, analyze, and present your qualitative research data. The workshop also covers how to build queries to explore and…

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In age of information abundance, it’s important that students are able to not only search for but also judge the quality of online content. In this session, Wendy Swenson Roth and Kelly Grace, from…

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Building on topics covered in Illustrator 1: Getting Started, this course will introduce more tools and techniques used to create digital art, including how to use drawing tablets to create and edit in Illustrator.

GarageBand

Friday 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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GarageBand is a simple, fun, and powerful tool for creating music. You can record your own instruments and vocals or use the thousands of copyright free sound files that Apple provides. This workshop shows…

Rethinking PowerPoint

Monday 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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We’ve all been forced to sit through really boring and ineffective PowerPoint presentations. PowerPoint doesn’t have to be that way! In this workshop, we’ll share and practice using some design tips to help you…

Dreamweaver 1: Getting Started

Tuesday 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Dreamweaver is Adobe’s powerful web development tool. If you’re looking to build websites from scratch, Dreamweaver offers a structured environment to help guide and organize your work. By the time this workshop is over,…

Photoshop 3: Retouching Images

Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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In this workshop, we’ll introduce some techniques and tools used to touch up images in Photoshop.
Workshop Topics
Healing and color replacement
Clone stamp tool
Dodging and burning
Blending

After Effects

Wednesday 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Adobe After Effects is primarily used for creating motion graphics and visual effects. After Effects allows users to animate, alter and create media in 2D and 3D space, using various built-in tools and third…

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Part of Adobe’s Creative Suite, InDesign is a powerful layout and publication tool useful for a wide variety of applications, especially the publication of multi-page documents such as newsletters, magazines, newspapers, and books.
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iMovie

Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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Part of Apple’s iLife suite for the Mac, iMovie offers a quick and easy way to create high quality videos. If you’re interested in doing anything from creating YouTube videos to producing polished digital…

Dreamweaver 2: Adding Style to Pages

Tuesday 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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This workshop picks up where Dreamweaver 1 ended. We’ll take the simple, three-page website we created in Dreamweaver 1 and begin to improve the design and add style by using CSS.
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