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.
Training video (58 min)

Excel 2016: Basic – 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.
Training video (39 min)

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.
Training video (41 min)

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.
Training video (63 min)

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.
Training video – coming soon

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.
Training video (53 min)

Outlook 2016 – Lynette Sorenson
Summary: This session will cover mailbox cleanup, using the calendar and meeting scheduler, and other Outlook features.
Video (24 min)

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.
Training video (60 min)

Word 2016: Advanced Topics – David Bazan
Summary: This session will help you with your greatest Word frustrations include how to insert pictures in Word, fixing a tab or margin, or inserting a continuous page break.
Training video (58 min)

Other Topics

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.

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.
Training video (49 min)

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.
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.
Video (5 min)

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.
Training video (64 min)

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 Training video (60 min)

Protect your Identity – Lynette Sorenson
Summary:  How much is your personal information worth on the Dark Web?  What steps can you take to avoid identity theft? During this session we will listen to an interview with a former ID thief and talk about passwords, personal information, smartphones.
Training video (59 min)

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.
Turnitin and Feedback Studio Resources

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.
WordPress Tutorial