Online Technology Training Opportunities - November 2015
November is a great time for pumpkins, hot cocoa, and free technology training workshops. To register for an upcoming session, simply click on the session title below and you will be taken to the new Learning Resource Network to complete registration. If you ever have any questions, feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, November 5 from 12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. via web
Monday, November 9 from 8:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. via web
Tuesday, November 10 from 10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. via web
Monday, November 16 from 8:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. via web
Thursday, November 18 from 12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. via web
Monday, November 30 from 12:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. via web
Can’t find the training you need? You can request training for your unit, department, or any group of 5 or more people on a specific topic at the training request page.
Course Spotlight: Adobe Connect: Getting Started with Creating Online Meeting Spaces
This hands-on workshop will demonstrate how to use the tools in Adobe Connect, a web-based communication system, to successfully conduct interactive training sessions and meetings. Participants will be guided step by step as they create an Adobe Connect meeting, take part in an Adobe Connect meeting, and then try the tools with the guidance of a facilitator. Best practices will also be discussed giving participants a fuller understanding of how to use Adobe Connect appropriately and effectively.
To register for the session, visit:
Microsoft Office 2016 Work-at-Home Licenses Now Available—Ready to Make the Jump?
For Penn State faculty and staff who find themselves conducting Penn State work on their personal computers, special work-at-home licenses are now available for Microsoft Office 2016—for both Mac and PC. With the new, direct download process you can upgrade your personal computer in only a few minutes. Just visit Software at Penn State and search “work at home” to find instructions, compatibility, pricing, and licensing details.
If you are hesitant to make the jump to the new Office, just visit our Lynda.com playlists for free, video tutorials exploring all the new features, and essential tricks. Playlists are available for both the Mac or PC versions, to help unlock all the benefits of Office 2016. With the convenient upgrade process, and the free video tutorials, making the jump to the latest Microsoft Office has never been easier.
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