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Technology Training Opportunities in April


As the last full month of the semester, April is one of the busiest times of the year. Fortunately, this month’s free technology workshops will help make navigating all of the extra work a lot easier. April features workshops to help you collaborate, multitask, and do everyday tasks more efficiently with iPad Productivity Apps, Box at Penn State, Microsoft Office essentials, UCS tips, and more.

For those looking into new ideas for next semester, faculty chats on how to use Yammer and iPads in the classroom are a great start. Simply click the session titles below to register. If you ever have any questions, feel free to contact us at itstraining@psu.edu.


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

Thursday, April 2, 2015
12:45 - 2:00 p.m. via Web


iPad: Productivity Apps (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Friday, April 3, 2015
8:15 - 9:30 a.m. via Web


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

Monday, April 20, 2015
12:45 - 2:00 p.m. via Web


University Collaboration Suite (UCS) Web Client: Email Tools and Tips (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
12:45 - 2:00 p.m. via Web


Faculty Chat: Using Yammer to Enhance Your Teaching (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Thursday, April 30, 2015
12:45 - 2:00 p.m. via Web

Course Spotlight: Getting Started with Sites at Penn State


Powered by the open-source, web-publishing platform WordPress, Sites at Penn State is available to faculty, staff, and students who want to publish information onto the web. This hands-on session will focus on how you can get started publishing by creating a website, blog, or ePortfolio for your course, department, event, or even to create your own professional page. With an emphasis on best practices and an exploration of the interface and how to manage posts, pages, media, and more, you’ll leave this course empowered to create your own custom website. To register visit the Getting Started with Sites at Penn State course page.

Tutors’ Personalized Technology Assistance Now Available to Students Online


Tech Tutors have always offered great, face-to-face help for students with one-on-one technology assistance on everything from Access and ANGEL to Visio and WikiSpaces and more. Now, that same quality help is just a few clicks away with free, online consultations. To get started, students can visit the Tech Tutors website and click on the new purple "Get Help Now" button at the top of the page. Available Sunday through Thursday, 1 to 10 p.m. EST, online consultations make it easier for students to fit the help they need into their busy, end-of-semester schedules, especially those struggling with a technology to finish their final projects. Faculty at University Park can also visit the Technology Learning Assistants page to schedule a free consultation on the technology they use in or for their classes.


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