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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

Spring 2015 Workshops

March 11th, 2015

  • Image preview 12:15pm - 12:45pm: Options for Presentations
    Bored with PowerPoint? Looking for another option? We’ll examine other popular presentation tools such as Google Presentation and Prezi, as well as what  considerations to keep in mind as you decide.

March 25th, 2015

  • Image preview 12:15pm - 12:45pm: Screencasting
    Whether you’re showing students how to log into 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.

April 8th, 2015

  • Image preview 12:15pm - 12:45pm: Options for Video Conferencing
    Skype isn’t your only option! From Google Hangouts to Adobe Connect, there are now many options for video conferencing, each tailored to specific needs. Learn what video conferencing solutions IT supports, as well as best practices for each.

April 22nd, 2015

  • Image preview 12:15pm - 12:45pm: Share and Collaborate with Google Docs
    Come see how easy it is to share and collaborate on docs, spreadsheets, and presentations using the Google Apps for Education suite of applications.

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.