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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

February 1st, 2017

  • Image preview 12:15pm - 12:45pm: Google Classroom
    Do you use Google Drive in your class? Google Classroom can help you to create assignments quickly and securely, organize submissions, efficiently deliver feedback, and keep students on task. We’ll give you a functionality and interface overview, and walk through getting started with your own Classroom.

February 8th, 2017

  • Image preview 12:15pm - 12:45pm: Moodle Gradebook
    Join us for an overview of the robust features available in the Moodle Gradebook. We’ll show you what you can and can’t do, as well as how to get started managing grades in Moodle.

February 15th, 2017

  • Image preview 12:15pm - 12:45pm: Managing your Google Group
    LCgroups brings new features and functionality to managing a listserv on campus. Learn how to make the most of these new features, including file and calendar sharing, and document collaboration.

February 22nd, 2017

  • Image preview 12:15pm - 12:45pm: Moodle Assignments
    The assignment module in Moodle allows teachers to collect work from students, review it and provide feedback including grades. We’ll cover the different types of assignments, as well as configuration and assessment tools.

March 1st, 2017

  • Image preview 12:15pm - 12:45pm: Share and Collaborate in Google
    Unlimited storage, file synchronization, custom permissions, and more! Come see how easy it is to share and collaborate on docs, spreadsheets, and presentations using the Google Apps for Education suite of applications. .

March 15th, 2017

  • Image preview 12:15pm - 12:45pm: Google Forms
    Google Forms allow you to create customized forms that can be used as survey tools or as a means of collecting other information (i.e. RSVPs or registrations) all while saving the data directly into an exportable spreadsheet, complete with charts and summaries.  Come learn what all you can do with a Google Form and the easy process to setting one up.

March 22nd, 2017

  • Image preview 12:15pm - 12:45pm: Storage Options at L&C
    Between your hard drive, external drives, the network drive, and cloud storage, where is the best place for your data? We’ll discuss Mac & PC options for storing, managing, and backing up your data.

April 5th, 2017

  • Image preview 10:00am - 11:00am: LCApps User Group
    Join us for general Q&A, news and updates and general Google Apps discussion.

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.

 

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