Monday, June 5, 2017

Spring 2018 Technology Workshops

Check out the schedule of Spring 2018 Technology workshops at along with full workshop descriptions and registration information. Workshops include a diversity of topics, including:
  • Microsoft Excel Basics
  • Video Editing: Intro to Premiere Pro
  • Tips for Taming Your Gmail Inbox
  • Google Docs and Drive Collaboration
  • Photoshop Basics: Editing Images
  • Adding Interactivity to Videos with EDPuzzle
  • Basics of Visual Design
  • Trello Basics: Managing Tasks and Projects
  • Podcasting with Audacity
  • Backups and Data Security at PLU
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!