Monday, August 26, 2019

Fall 2019 Technology Workshops

Check out the schedule of Fall 2019 Technology workshops at along with full workshop descriptions and registration information. Workshops include a diversity of topics, including:
  • What's New in Sakai?
  • Easy Video Editing with iMovie
  • Intermediate Excel
  • Tips for Taming Your Gmail Inbox
  • Instructional Videos with the Lightboard
  • Trello Basics: Managing Tasks & Projects
  • Adding Interactivity to Videos with Edpuzzle
  • Easy Steps for Making Your Course Content Accessible
  • Creating Posters & Flyers with InDesign
  • Web Conferencing with Zoom
  • The Growing Importance of Cybersecurity
  • Podcasting with Audacity
For a complete listing of workshops and their descriptions, see the workshop listings page. Here you can register for the workshops. You’ll receive an email confirmation and the workshop will be added to your Google Calendar.


Custom Workshops

Need a technology workshop for your class to support an assignment? Or is your department interested in learning more about a particular software or hardware? Instructional Technologies staff develop customized workshops to meet your pedagogical and technological goals. Contact us at and we’ll do our best to meet your specific needs.


New Online Cybersecurity Awareness Training

The Cybersecurity Awareness Training curriculum is intended to provide PLU Employees with the skills needed to be compliant with overall security awareness standards. Ten short, interactive video modules portray realistic, memorable scenarios that are transferable to everyday tasks. By completing the ten core training modules, learners "build their shield" to protect themselves, their families, and PLU. This optional online training includes the following recommended topics.
  • You are the Shield 
  • Social Engineering
  • Email, Phishing, and Messaging
  • Browsing Safely
  • Social Networks
  • Mobile Device Security
  • Passwords
  • Data Security
  • Hacked 
  • Conclusion
Detailed descriptions and login instructions are available in the attached document, or you can login to the online training at using your PLU ePass.. We encourage you to complete one or more of the modules as you have time. Thanks!