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#TrainIT - Technical training for staff

Sessions and Descriptions

Box: An Introduction: Learn the basics of Box. (Presentation; 30 minutes)

Communicating through Email: Learn the basics of your Google Apps Mail account including helpful tips for organizing your inbox with labels, using filters, setting up auto-reply, and customizing your mailbox settings. (Hands-on; 30 minutes)

Connecting through Social Media: Creating a LinkedIn profile to connect with other professionals. (Hands-on; 30 minutes)

Creating Surveys, Questionnaires, and Applications: Discover how you can use Google Forms to create online surveys, questionnaires, and applications. You will also learn how to apply themes, about options for distribution, and how responses are aggregated. (Hands-on; 30 minutes)

Excel I: An Introduction: Learn the basic features of Excel including performing mathematical calculations, formatting data, and copying formulas. (Hands-on; 45 minutes)

Excel II: Going Beyond the Basics: Sharpen your Excel skills by learning about sorting, filtering, using templates, and consolidating spreadsheets. Prerequisite: Excel I: An introduction or commensurate experience. (Hands-on; 45 minutes)

Excel III: Extract, Organize, and Summarize Your Data with Pivot Tables: Accomplish more with advanced functions in Excel. This session demonstrates how to use Pivot Tables. Prerequisite: Excel II: Going Beyond the Basics or commensurate experience. (Hands-on; 45 minutes)

Excel III: Finding Values with VLOOKUP: Accomplish more with advanced functions in Excel. This session demonstrates how to use VLOOKUP. Prerequisite: Excel II: Going Beyond the Basics or commensurate experience. (Hands-on; 30 minutes)

Excel III: Macros: Accomplish more with advanced functions in Excel. This session demonstrates how to use Macros. Prerequisite: Excel II: Going Beyond the Basics or commensurate experience. (Hands-on; 30 minutes)

Getting the 411 on the Campus Phone System: Get acquainted with the campus phone system by attending this orientation session that covers common features of your phone, handling calls, managing your phone settings, and accessing voicemail through the online CommPortal. (Presentation; 30 minutes)

Google Apps for Education: An Overview: Familiarize yourself with the tools available in Google Apps for Education by participating in a discussion about Mail, Calendar, Drive, and Sites. (Discussion; 30 minutes)

Implementing Moodle for Administrative Purposes: Learn how you can use Moodle, DePauw’s learning management system, for your department, group, or organization. (Hands-on; 45 minutes)

Insights on CyberSecurity: With today’s increasing interest in social networking sites, online banking, mobile computing, and other popular technology-related activities, CyberSecurity is a growing concern. During this session, you will learn how to protect your data, your computer, and yourself. We will also discuss Information Service's guidelines for official communications and what you should do if you suspect a computer threat. (Discussion; 45 minutes)

Mail Merge: Microsoft Word and Google Apps: Learn how to create mail merge with Microsoft Word and Google Apps. (Hands-on; 45 minutes)

Refreshing Your Knowledge of Computing at DePauw: Enhance your understanding of your primary IT accounts, digital file and data management, e-Services, campus network printers, the campus phone system, and the many technology resources available to you as a member of the DePauw community. (Discussion; 45 minutes)

Staying on Track with Google Calendar: Learn about creating different types of events, using and sharing multiple calendars, creating event reminders, finding out when others are available to meet, and embedding a calendar in a Web page. (Hands-on; 30 minutes)

Storing Materials in the Cloud: Discuss the features and best practices of online storage. (Discussion; 45 minutes)

Syncing Your Google Calendar to Your Mobile Device(s): Learn how to sync your Google Calendar with your iPhone, iPad, Android, etc. Please email David Diedriech (ddiedriech@depauw.edu) the mobile device(s) you are interested in learning how to sync so he can fine-tune this hands-on session to fit your needs. (Hands-on; One-on-one session)

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Contact David Diedriech at ddiedriech@depauw.edu or (765) 658-4294 to discuss training opportunities for your staff or yourself.

Last update: 03-Dec-2018