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Academic Technology Services Spring 2018 Training Schedule

 

Learn about Canvas, Microsoft Office, WebEx, and about editing Mercer websites using the CMS system  

The hands-on classes are designed to provide you with the skills to fully understand the skills taught in the workshops. 

All training is scheduled in Stetson 135

Contact Jerome Gratigny for any questions

Phone: 478-301-5521   Email: Gratigny_ja@mercer.edu

Search the list for dates and times

Date Time Training
Jan 30 10:30am – 12:00pm Microsoft Outlook

Learn to navigate Outlook, organize emails and save important emails to your computer, create email signatures, manage calendars, share calendars, manage permissions, create calendar events and invite others to your events.

Feb 7 11:00am – 12:30pm
Jan 24 10:00 – 11:30am Microsoft Excel for Beginners

In this hands-on workshop you will learn to navigate the Excel workspace, create workbooks and worksheets, format cells, use formulas and functions, and create basic charts.

Feb 16 1:30 – 3:00pm
Mar 16 11:00am – 12:00pm Microsoft Excel (Intermediate)
Recommend to first take Excel for Beginners Build upon the skills learned in the beginner class. Take a deeper dive into formulas and functions in Excel to create more complex calculations.   Learn about Pivot Tables and other ways to organize data.
Mar 23 1:00 – 2:00pm
Jan 29 11:00am – 12:00pm
Getting Started with Canvas
Canvas is Mercer’s Learning Management System (LMS) allowing instructors to deliver curriculum, assess student learning, and to manage the student grades. In this workshop you will learn how to navigate Canvas, add content, and setup your course.
Feb 2 11:00am – 12:00pm
Feb 6 1:00 – 2:00pm Setting up Your Grades

Learn how to organize your Grade Book and setup assignment groups. Learn how to create weighted columns for your final grades. Manage student grades to allow your students to confidently know their current grade in the course.

 

Mar 13 2:30 – 3:30pm
Feb 13 2:30 – 3:30pm TurnItIn in Canvas

Turnitin is a plagiarism deterrent service that integrates with Canvas. Learn how to create a TurnItIn assignment and to access feedback from TurnItIn.

Mar 22 1:30 – 2:30pm
Feb 22 2:00 – 3:00pm Accessibility Checker

Learn what is means to make your course accessible and how to use Canvas’ new Accessibility Checker. Learn accessible design to make your course 508 compliant.

Mar 28 2:00 – 3:00pm
Jan 26 2:30 – 3:30pm Getting Started with WebEx

WebEx is a video web conferencing tool allowing users to meet virtually. Learn how to schedule meetings, conduct meetings, record meetings, and interact with users during a live WebEx session.

Feb 9 11:00 am – 12:00pm
Mar 15 2:00 – 3:00pm
Feb 15 11:00am – 12:30pm Photoshop

Learn the fundamentals of Photoshop and how to edit photos, design graphics, and understand the techniques to get the most out of Photoshop.

Mar 29 11:00am – 12:30pm Photoshop

Learn the fundamentals of Photoshop and how to edit photos, design graphics, and understand the techniques to get the most out of Photoshop.

Jan 31 10:00 – 11:00am CMS Training

Mercer’s CMS allows for easy edits and updates to websites. Learn how to navigate the CMS interface, update and add content, add images, manage documents, add links, and much more.

Feb 14 10:00 – 11:00am
Feb 28 10:00 – 11:00am
Mar 14 10:00 – 11:00am

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