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Online Technology Training Opportunities -April 2016

Technology Training Workshops from June 1–30

 

Make your transition to Canvas easier, learn how to create queries in iTwo, or free yourself from the podium with Doceri by attending a workshop this month. Make your reservation today by clicking a session title below and take advantage of these free professional development opportunities. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at itstraining@psu.edu

 

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

Wednesday, June 1 from 8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. via web

 

Canvas: Creating and Delivering Effective Content (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Wednesday, June 1 from 12:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. via web

 

Canvas Town Hall (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Thursday, June 2 from 8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. via web

 

Doceri: Presenting and Annotating (online via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Monday, June 6 from 8:45 a.m. –  10:30 a.m. via web

 

Box: An Introduction (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Wednesday, June 8 from 12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. via web

 

Word 2013: An Introduction (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Thursday, June 9 from 8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. via web

 

Yammer: An Introduction (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Thursday, June 9 from 2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. via web

 

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

Friday, June 10 from 8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. via web

 

Penn State WikiSpaces: An Introduction (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Friday, June 10 from 1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. via web

 

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

Monday, June 13 from 8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. via web

 

iPad: Best Practices and Apps for Improving Productivity and Efficiency (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Tuesday, June 14 from 8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. via web

 

Canvas: Using the Gradebook (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Wednesday, June 15 from 12:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. via web

 

Canvas: Creating and Facilitating Online Discussions (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Friday, June 17 from 12:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. via web

 

Canvas: Creating and Managing Collaborative Learning Groups (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Monday, June 20 from 12:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. via web

 

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

Tuesday, June 21 from 8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. via web

 

Canvas Town Hall (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Wednesday, June 22 from 8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. via web

 

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

Friday, June 24 from 8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. via web

 

Canvas: Creating and Delivering Effective Content (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Tuesday, June 28 from 8:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. via web

 

Canvas: Using the Gradebook (via Meeting@PennState powered by Adobe Connect)

Thursday, June 30 from 8:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. via web

 

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

Thursday, June 30 from 12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. via web

 

Can't find the training you need? With the Learning Resource Network (LRN) you can easily search all upcoming training workshops to find the sessions that fit into your schedule. For a complete list of upcoming Canvas training and resources, including those for self-paced learning, visit the Canvas at Penn State Learning Center.

 

 iTwo 11G: Creating Basic Queries Assessment Now Available

 

iTwo is an interactive, web-based tool used for metadata-driven data access, analysis, and distribution of student enrollment data. For those interested in learning how to create pivot tables, basic charts, and the basic fundamentals to creating queries, several, hands-on workshop are scheduled throughout June. For those who feel confident learning a new technology or are too busy to attend a face-to-face session, ITS Training Services is happy to announce iTwo 11G: Creating Basic Queries Assessment, a new self-study module with 10-question, online assessment. Learn more about this convenient option and register at the iTwo 11G: Creating Basic Queries Assessment page in the Learning Resource Network. 

 

 

 

Course Spotlight: Introduction to Sites at Penn State

 

Powered by the web-publishing platform WordPress, Sites at Penn State is available to faculty, staff, and students who want to publish information onto the web. This introductory overview will focus on how to create a website, blog, or ePortfolio for your course, department, event, or even your own professional page. With an emphasis on best practices and an exploration of the interface, you’ll leave this course knowing how to manage posts, pages, media, and be empowered to create your own custom website. Register for Sites at Penn State: An Introduction and get started on publishing your own website. 

 

Lynda.com Spotlight: Time Management Fundamentals 

 

Want to get more done in less time? Learning better time management is an essential skill to accomplishing all your professional and personal goals, and this tutorial is a great first step. Divided into convenient, on-demand videos, Time Management Fundamentals covers numerous practical strategies on how to increase your productivity, reduce clutter, budget your time, and break bad habits. Learn all the time saving tips and tricks to maintaining good habits today, and start striking off all the to-dos on your list.

 


 

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