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Technology Training Opportunities through September

 

Technology Training Workshops from September 2 – 30

 

September is chock full of free technology training workshops for Penn State’s faculty, staff, and students with many sessions both in person and online. Simply click on the session title below to register.

 

Using Yammer at Penn State (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Wednesday, September 3 from 8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. via web

 

Faculty Roundtable: Best Practices in Blogging via Sites at Penn State for Higher Education (online via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Friday, September 5 from 8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. via web

 

Penn State Wikispaces: Overview (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Tuesday, September 9 from 8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. via web

 

Accessibility of Complex Images Clinic (via Meeting @PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Tuesday, September 9 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. via web

 

Using Box at Penn State (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Thursday, September 11 from 12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. via web

 

Adobe Connect: Overview (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Friday, September 12 from 12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. via web

 

InDesign CS6: Overview (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Monday, September 15 from 8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. via web

 

PowerPoint 2013: Overview (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Tuesday, September 16 from 8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. via web

 

Prezi: Overview (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Wednesday, September 17 from 12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. via web

 

Excel 2013: Overview (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Friday, September 19 from 8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. via web

 

Sites at Penn State: Overview (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Tuesday, September 23 from 8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. via web

 

ANGEL: Flipping the Classroom Using ANGEL (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Wednesday, September 24 from 9:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. via web

  

Photoshop CS6: Overview (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Friday, September 26 from 8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. via web 

 

ANGEL: Using ANGEL to Enhance Your Course (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Monday, September 29 from 8:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. via web

 

 

Schedule Training for Your Group – When and Where You Need It

IT Training Services’ Training on Demand service allows Penn State faculty and staff to schedule a technology training session on the topic of their choice for their class, group, or unit. Simply fill out the request form by clicking on the link below and our training coordinator will be in touch with you shortly to work with you to schedule the session. You can pick from a wide variety of topics including ANGEL, Photoshop, Box, Access, UCS, and much more.  

To request training for your group, visit: https://pennstate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bP1EOPhJskWEi69.

  

Registration Open for Fall Accessibility Training Events

Members of the Penn State community can learn more about how to make web pages, documents, and course content accessible to persons with disabilities during a series of free workshops offered over the fall semester by IT Training Services. Topics include accessibility in Microsoft Office, games, courses, and STEM content such as equations and complex images, as well as EPUB as an accessible format for e-books and long PDF files. 

For view the full list of courses and to register, visit http://accessibility.psu.edu/eventslist/.

  

Kick Off the School Year with These Lynda.com Course Picks

Fun fact: did you know that lynda.com now how so many training courses available that you could sit in your chair for an entire year – 8,760 hours straight! – and never see the same video twice?

 Lynda.com has tons of training courses on technology topics such as different software and programming languages but they also have an increasingly vast library of soft skill courses you might not expect! So as a fun start to the school year our team in IT Training has picked a few courses that we thought you might like – and a few that might surprise you to find on lynda – that will hopefully help you to have a fun and fruitful year. Oh, and did we mention that lynda.com is completely free to all faculty, staff, and students? Happy learning!

 

Finding Work-Life Fit

 

Google Sheets Essential Training

 

Digital Painting Fundamentals

 

Designing an Infographic

 

HTML Essential Training

 

 

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