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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

Summer 2014 Workshops

June 25th, 2014

  • Image preview 10:00am - 11:15am: Excel: Charts and Pivot Tables
    Learn how simple data in Excel can be used to build exciting and customizable charts, and take those charts to the next level with dynamic pivot tables. We request that you register for classes ahead of time. To do so, please visit the training registration page or email training@lclark.edu

    Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel functionality, formulas, and functions

July 1st, 2014

  • Image preview 10:00am - 11:15am: Advanced LCmail: Labels & Filters
    Make your inbox work for you! If you’ve mastered the basics, kick your mail up a notch with filters, labs, and labels to truly leverage the power of LCmail.

    We request that you register for classes ahead of time. To do so, please visit the training registration page or email training@lclark.edu.

July 9th, 2014

  • Image preview 2:00pm - 3:15pm: Share & Collaborate with Google Drive
    Google Apps for Education creates new ways to share and collaborate using the Google Docs suite, which we are calling LCdocs. Come and see how easy it is to share and collaborate on docs, spreadsheets, presentations, and more.

July 23rd, 2014

  • Image preview 10:00am - 11:15pm: Excel: Formulas and Functions
    If you’ve already nailed down the basics, you’ll find that Microsoft Excel has many uses beyond simple sums and data sorts. Learn how to create formulas and functions, add filters and sorts, and use multiple worksheets to make the most of the powerful functionality of Excel.

    We request that you register for classes ahead of time. To do so, please visit the training registration page or email training@lclark.edu.

July 25th, 2014

  • Image preview 10:00am - 11:15pm: Options for Screencasting
    Ever wonder how to record those little how-to videos from your computer screen?  Whether you wish to show students how to log in to WebAdvisor, show a step-by-step data entry project to your student workers, or demonstrate the correct citation format in Word, these videos, called screencasts, can be far more effective teaching and demo tools than handouts. In this class we’ll look at some of the available options and create some easy screencasts.

    We request that you register for classes ahead of time. To do so, please visit the training registration page or email training@lclark.edu.

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.