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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

Fall 2017 Workshops

August 24th, 2017

  • Image preview 10:00am - 12:00pm: Moodle Drop-In Hours
    Get answers to your specific Moodle questions during our drop-in clinic.

August 30th, 2017

  • Image preview 1:00pm - 3:00pm: Moodle Drop-In Hours
    Get answers to your specific Moodle questions during our drop-in clinic.

August 31st, 2017

  • Image preview 10:30am - 12:00pm: Moodle Drop-In Hours
    Get answers to your specific Moodle questions during our drop-in clinic.

September 20th, 2017

  • Image preview 2:00pm - 3:20pm: What’s New with Moodle
    It’s been a while since we’ve checked in on the new features in Moodle, and there’s plenty of new features, as well as a brand new theme available to choose from. Learn about this and other features in Moodle 3.2 and 3.3.

September 26th, 2017

  • Image preview 2:00pm - 3:20pm: What’s New with Moodle
    It’s been a while since we’ve checked in on the new features in Moodle, and there’s plenty of new features, as well as a brand new theme available to choose from. Learn about this and other features in Moodle 3.2 and 3.3.

October 18th, 2017

  • Image preview 2:00pm - 3:20pm: Options for In-Class Polling
    Whether it’s doing a pre-class survey, conducting on-the-fly polling during class, or having students use surveys to gather research data, polling can be an integral part of interacting with students. In this workshop, we’ll cover the supported classroom response systems which include PearDeck, PollEverywhere, and TurningPoint, as well as other tools and strategies for creating an interactive classroom experience.

October 24th, 2017

  • Image preview 2:00pm - 3:20pm: Options for In-Class Polling
    Whether it’s doing a pre-class survey, conducting on-the-fly polling during class, or having students use surveys to gather research data, polling can be an integral part of interacting with students. In this workshop, we’ll cover the supported classroom response systems which include PearDeck, PollEverywhere, and TurningPoint, as well as other tools and strategies for creating an interactive classroom experience.

December 5th, 2017

  • Image preview 1:00pm - 2:30pm: Adobe Spark
    Adobe Spark is a free online and mobile graphic design app that allows users to easily create images, videos, and web pages that help tell a story. In this workshop we’ll give you a tour of the user interface and features, as well as take a look at a few use cases for curricular use.

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.