NU TRAINING

Training classes are held on the Kirkland campus on a regular basis.  Handouts and videos are available on the following topics:

Access 2016: Introduction – David Bazan
Summary: Learn to build simple tables, queries, forms and reports in MS Access.
Link to Training video (53:05)

Computer Health – 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.
Link to Training video (coming soon)

Databases: Introduction – David Bazan
Summary: Our business at NU runs on databases. This session is an introduction to databases, including the differences between an Excel database, a flat database, and a relational database.  You will build a simple relational database. We will also discuss database normalization.
Link to Training video (37:21)

Discovery – Lynette Sorenson
Summary: Do you have questions about Discovery assignments or the gradebook?  Check out the resources available via NU Faculty Tutorials course in Discovery or on the Discovery Resources page on Eagle.
Link to Discovery Resources

Doodle – Lynette Sorenson
Summary:   Doodle is a scheduling tool that makes it easy to schedule an event or appointment, or conduct a group event poll.
Link to Video (4:40)
Link to Handout

Easy Form Making – David Bazan
Summary: Does your department have forms you wish could be fillable pdf’s? This session will show you how to build a Word template that can be turned into a fillable pdf form.
Link to Training video (1:03:41)

Excel 2016: Basics – Lynette Sorenson
Summary: This training session will cover some of the basic features of Excel 2016 including how to create an Excel spreadsheet, add and format data; do simple math formulas, freeze panes, Auto Complete and Flash Fill.
Link to Training video (39:24)
Link to Handout

Excel 2016: Intermediate – Jon Leong, Lynette Sorenson
Summary:  This session will cover topics including Mail Merge, adding comments, adding passwords, inserting page breaks, and printing column headers on every page.
Link to Training video (40:48)
Link to Handout

Excel 2016: Advanced – David Bazan
Summary: This training session will cover some advanced Excel features such as Text functions, PivotTables, VLOOKUP, Relative and absolute cell addresses, and IF statements.
Link to Training video (52:25)

Internet Safety – Justin Crews
Summary: Do you want to block annoying ads in your web browser? Are you concerned with internet safety and protecting your information from malicious software and viruses?  In this session, you will learn the do’s and don’ts of safe internet surfing, searching, and downloading. We will also cover malware and virus protection for your PC.
Link to Training video (coming soon)

Office 365 – David Bazan, Matt Holmly
Summary: At this class, you will get your NU Office 365 account, log-in to it and learn how to use it from a beach in Hawaii. You will find out how to get free MS Office software and be introduced to a myriad of Office 365 apps.
Link to Training video coming soon
Link to PowerPoint

OneNote 2016 – Lynette Sorenson
Summary: OneNote is a great organization tool.  During this session, we will cover some of the basic features of OneNote 2016.
Link to Training video (48:11)
Link to Handout

Outlook 2016 – Lynette Sorenson
Summary: This session will cover mailbox cleanup, using the calendar and meeting scheduler, and other Outlook features.
Link to Video (23:46)
Link to Handout

Surveys using Google Forms – Lynette Sorenson
Summary: This session will cover how to create a survey using Google Forms.
Link to Video (4:19)
Link to Handout

Turnitin & Feedback Studio – Lynette Sorenson
Summary: Do you have questions about Turnitin or Feedback Studio?  Check out the resources available via NU Faculty Tutorials course in Discovery or on the Turnitin Resources page on Eagle.
Link to Turnitin Resources

Windows 10 – Matt Holmly
Summary: Navigating Win10 is new and it’s not. We’ll review navigating folders and views (not new) and learn how to use the new Win10 features.
Link to Video (1:01:21)
Link to PowerPoint

WordPress: Adding Content to Eagle – Lynette Sorenson
Summary: Need help adding content to your Eagle web page? Check out the WordPress handout or contact Lynette.  You may also be interested in joining the WordPress User Group that meets on a regular basis.
Link to Handout

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