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August – September 2014

Excel 1: Getting Started

Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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This workshop introduces participants to the basics of Microsoft’s powerful spreadsheet software. This class uses the Windows version of Excel but there is significant overlap for Mac users.
Workshop Topics
Navigating Excel

Keynote

Wednesday 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Keynote is part of Apple’s iWork suite. The software offers an alternative to PowerPoint for Mac users who are seeking to develop engaging, media-rich, slide-based presentations.
Workshop Topics
Themes
Adding and editing…

Rethinking PowerPoint

Wednesday 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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PowerPoint can be a lot more than (too much) text on a slide. In this
workshop, we’ll explore ways to integrate a variety of media into your
PowerPoint presentations. We’ll…

Creating Online Conversation Spaces

Thursday 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Creating Online Conversation Spaces
It’s true that online forums sometimes do less than encourage deep and respectful dialog. However, it would be a mistake to essentialize all online content as shallow and vapid. This seminar will offer techniques and tools…

Windows Basics

Thursday 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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In this introductory class, learn the basics of using a computer running the Windows operating system.
Workshop Topics
Navigating Windows
Organizing Files
Installing programs
Finding programs
Prerequisites: None

Mac Basics

Thursday 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

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Never used a Mac before? This is the class for you! This workshop will cover the absolute basics you might need to know when making the switch from a PC, including keyboard…

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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…

Prezi

Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Prezi is an engaging, cloud-based presentation and storytelling tool that allows easy collaboration and sharing across a variety of devices. If you’re interested in a slick and easy alternative to PowerPoint, you…

Excel 2: Formulas and Functions

Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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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…

Photoshop 1: Getting Started

Wednesday 2:00 pm - 3:30 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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Whether you’re just getting started on your audio production journey or have an existing project that needs some attention, we can help. Our audio production expert has real-world experience in the field and can…

Mac Basics

Thursday 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Never used a Mac before? This is the class for you! This workshop will cover the absolute basics you might need to know when making the switch from a PC, including keyboard…

Windows Basics

Thursday 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Event Description:
In this introductory class, learn the basics of using a computer running the Windows operating system.
Workshop Topics
Navigating Windows
Organizing Files
Installing programs
Finding programs
Prerequisites: None

HTML & CSS 1: Getting Started

Monday 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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HTML is the foundational grammar of the World Wide Web. Together with CSS, HTML provides the backbone for all web pages. In this class, we’ll introduce the core concepts of…

Building eTexts in D2L

Monday 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This workshop will discuss what D2L, the University’s easy-to-use learning management system, can and can’t do for faculty who want to (re)construct textbooks or course resources as eTexts. Tips and tricks for uploading and organizing materials, helping students navigate D2L…

D2L: Getting Started

Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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Desire2Learn is the University System of Georgia’s central learning management system. If you are interested in the kinds of things that D2L and associated tools can do for you, this introductory overview…

Creating Simulations with Captivate
Captivate is Adobe’s powerful eLearning content production tool. This workshops outlines the steps involved in creating software simulations that require interactivity, such as clicking or typing to advance slides, expose menus, or complete a process. Faculty…

Dreamweaver 1:Getting Started

Tuesday 10:30 am - 12:00 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…

Illustrator 1: Getting Started

Tuesday 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Interested in creating graphic art or a custom logo? Illustrator is your tool. In this workshop, we’ll introduce you to Adobe’s powerful vector art creation tool.
Workshop Topics
Navigating…

Creating Online Conversation Spaces

Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Creating Online Conversation Spaces
It’s true that online forums sometimes do less than encourage deep and respectful dialog. However, it would be a mistake to essentialize all online content as shallow and vapid. This seminar will offer techniques and tools…

Excel 3: Charts and Formatting

Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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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…

Audacity

Wednesday 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…

Photoshop 2: Adding Effects and Filters

Wednesday 2:00 pm - 3:30 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.
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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…

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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,…

HTML & CSS 2: Adding Style to Pages

Monday 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.
Workshop Topics
CSS basics
Div…

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Teaching a fully online course with a synchronous component? Want to hold virtual office hours or exam reviews? Interested in having virtual meetings or inviting a speaker to your class…

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Well-designed online classes offer a variety of ways for students to interact with instructors and each other. This workshop offers an overview of the tools available to facilitate rich and authentic online…

Creating Interactive Media with Captivate
Adobe Captivate makes it possible to take existing video footage & presentation material and add choose-your-own-adventure-style engagement. Such interactivity allows instructors to not only record what they do in face-to-face classroom or on-the-job settings but…

Dreamweaver 2: Adding Style to Pages

Tuesday 10:30 am - 12:00 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…

 
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