Thursday, January 23, 2014

February 4 Development Day Technology Workshops

Information & Technology Services is offering four technology workshops for Human Resources's Development Day on February 4. Check out some of the workshops below and if they look interesting, you can register for the workshops here.

Microsoft Excel 2010

Time: 8:30-9:30 am
Location: Library Instruction Center B, Basement of the Library

Basic terms and functions of Microsoft Excel and hands-on exploration of the Excel 2010 interface. Topics include basic spreadsheet formatting, working with formulas, and sorting options using the updated Excel 2010 interface. Additional topics may be discussed depending on individual interests if time permits. Prior Excel experience is helpful, but not necessary.


Backups and Data Security at PLU

Time: 9:45-10:45 am
Location: Library Instruction Center B, Basement of the Library 


Learn about backup solutions at PLU including Netstor and Google Drive and best practices for storing your sensitive data. Topics will include data encryption options, appropriate use of cloud storage, and types of data that may need additional security.


Reaching Out Through Web Conferencing

Time: 1:15-2:15 pm
Location: Library Instruction Center B, Basement of the Library

Web conferencing provides faculty, staff, and students with opportunities to make connections and collaborate despite distance. This workshop will provide a quick overview of two web conferencing tools (Google Hangouts and Fuze Meeting) along with best practices for making web conferences successful.


Collaboration with Google Docs/Drive

Time: 2:30-4:00 pm
Location: Library Instruction Center B, Basement of the Library

Interested in collaborating with your colleagues using Google documents, spreadsheets, and forms? This workshop will focus on using the collaborative features of the Google Docs tool set. Exercises will include collaborative activities using Google Docs tools.