NU TECHNOLOGY TRAINING – SUMMER 2016

Posted on by Lynette Sorenson

Training sessions will be held on Thursdays during June and July.  Please contact Lynette if you have any questions.

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June 9

10–11AM

 

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Excel 2013: Basics
Lynette Sorenson
Summary: This training session will cover some of the basic features of Excel 2013 including how to create an Excel spreadsheet, add and format data, do simple math formulas, freeze panes, and do Auto Complete & Flash Fill.     Sign up here.
June 9

 

2-3PM

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Outlook 2013 & Outlook Web
Lynette Sorenson
Summary: This session will cover mailbox cleanup and archiving, using the calendar and meeting scheduler, as well as other Outlook features.  You will use Remote Desktop Connection to access Outlook on your office computer.  If you do not use Outlook on a NU office computer, please bring a laptop with Outlook.  We will also take a quick look at the Outlook Web App for employees.     Sign up here.
June 16

 

10–11:30 AM

 

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PowerCAMPUS Tips & Tricks
Sandy Hendrickson
Summary:  This session will cover some of the tips and tricks that you can use within PowerCAMPUS.   The last part of the session will be devoted to answering your specific questions regarding PowerCAMPUS.  Sign up here.
June 23

 

10–11AM

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Safe Social Networking
Rebecca Meeder and Lynette Sorenson
Summary:  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social networking apps allow us to share information and photos with family, friends, and co-workers.  During this session we will discuss some social networking safety tips as well as look at security settings and ways that you can limit access to your information.  Sign up here.
June 23

 

2-3PM

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Simplifying Technology
Lynette Sorenson
Summary:  This session will cover just a few of the hundreds of tips and shortcuts for phones and computers from the book Essential Tips and Shortcuts (that no one bothers to tell you) for Simplifying the Technology in Your Life by David Pogue. Bring your iPhone or Android phone to test some of these tips and shortcuts on your device. We will also cover some computer tips.     Sign up here.
June 30

 

10–11AM

 

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Excel 2013: Advanced
David Bazan and Shannon Mauch
Summary: This training session will cover some advanced Excel features such as Text functions, PivotTables, VLOOKUP, Relative and absolute cell addresses, and IF statements.  Are these concepts scary to you?  Come and learn (with hands on experience).     Sign up here.

An afternoon session from 2 – 3 will be available to work on individual spreadsheets.

July 7

10-11AM

 

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OneNote 2013
Lynette Sorenson
Summary: OneNote is a great organization tool.  During this session we will cover some of the basic features of OneNote 2013 including how to create a new notebook, how to add content and tags, and how to search for content.     Sign up here.
July 14

 

10-11AM

 

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Computer Health 101
Justin Crews
Summary: Is your personal computer running slow? Do you want to get the most out of an aging machine? In this session you will learn to troubleshoot, repair, and improve the performance of your computer. Topics will include: malware and virus protection, bloatware and how to remove it, safe internet surfing, searching, and downloading, maintaining a healthy computer, and improving performance.       Sign up here.
July 21

10–11AM

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Office Mix
Lynette Sorenson
Summary: Office Mix is a free PowerPoint extension that enables you to add a video, draw on a slide with ink, add narration, create a screencast, or add a quiz or poll to an existing PowerPoint presentation. During this session you will create a quick PowerPoint, and then add a few of the Office Mix features. You will leave with a Mix that you can publish and share.  Sign up here.
July 28

 

10–11AM

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Feedback Studio: Turnitin’s Originality Report and GradeMark Redesigned
Lynette Sorenson
Summary: In July Turnitin’s Originality Report and GradeMark will have a new look and name.  Come to this session for an overview of the new Feedback Studio.  Sign up here.

 

 

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