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Computer Training Workshops

 

We aim to offer you our most popular workshops at a variety of times. The following workshops are available to staff, faculty and currently enrolled students. Alumni may enroll for classes on a space-available basis. Workshop descriptions are available by clicking on the title in the schedule. Pre-enrollment is required for all sessions.

To request enrollment, please use our online training request form or call us at 503-768-7020.

SPRING CLASSES  

Please note that classes will be limited to 15 participants so sign up early to make sure you have a space in class.

SCHEDULE

Spring 2017 Workshops

May 15th, 2017

  • Image preview All Day: Faculty Technology Institute 2017
    Kick off the summer with a fun filled week exploring technology you can use in teaching and research. With over 50 workshops on everyday topics such as tech for sharing course materials to emerging trends like 3D printing there is something for everyone.  Visit us at go.lclark.edu/fti to register or for more information.
  • Image preview 12:45pm - 2:00pm: FTI Afternoon Session - In Class Polling Update

    With TurningPoint clickers no longer supported, we are exploring new BYOD (bring your own device) options for in-class polling. We’ll demo PollEverywhere and PearDeck, hear from some of our faculty who have used each, and discuss the pros and cons of each.

May 16th, 2017

  • Image preview 12:45pm - 2:00pm: FTI Afternoon Session - Augmented & Virtual Reality

    As Augmented and Virtual Reality technology becomes more immersive and able to deliver simulated learning experiences that look, sound and even feel real, what will this mean for education? What opportunities and challenges will immersive experiences with educational content create? In this session we’ll briefly touch tech we’ve been exploring over the course of the 2016-17 academic year and give participants a change to try our VR and AR devices including VR phone viewers, Samsung Gear VR, Microsoft Holo Lens, and the HTC Vive.

May 17th, 2017

  • Image preview 12:45pm - 2:00pm: FTI Afternoon Session - What Does Digital Literacy Mean in Higher Education?

    The New Media Consortium (NMC) Horizon Report: 2017 Higher Education Edition identified improving diital literacy as a solvable challenge - one we understand and know how to solve. An Adobe commissioned report released in October 2016 suggests three models of digital literacy and responses to this report suggests that there is no one size fits all approach to improving digital literacy

May 18th, 2017

TBD CLASSES
Want to attend, but can’t fit it in your schedule? The following workshops will schedule around you! Once they reach the minimum number of registrants, we will work with you to find a time that works for all who have
registered.

 
Backup and Storage Solutions

Between WebDisk, Google Drive, the Network Drive, and the hard drive, where is the best place for your data? We’ll discuss Mac & PC options for storing, managing, and backing up your data.

Introduction to Photoshop (2-part)

Create high-impact images on your computer. Edit and enhance images for your Web pages. Learn to use the current version of the most popular image editing software package on the market today.

Managing Your LCgroup

Powered by Google, LCgroups brings new features and functionality to managing a listserv on campus. Learn how to manage your group members and the other options you have as a Google Group owner. 

Screencasting

Whether you’re showing students how to log in to WebAdvisor or demonstrating the correct citation format in Word, screencasts can be far more effective than handouts. In this workshop we’ll look at some of the available options and create some easy screencasts.

Using Social Media at L&C

Interested in using Facebook, Twitter, or other social media in your department? Learn the basics of social media policies and procedures at Lewis & Clark as well as a general understanding of social media culture.

BY REQUEST CLASSES

As always, if you assemble five or more people who are interested in a class on a specific topic (using our supported software) and we will present the class. It’s that easy. Of course, we will have to work together for the date and time. Contact us for more information or to make arrangements.