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Technology Workshops

If you have questions about our workshops, ideas for workshops you would like to see offered, or training needs that are not met by our current workshops, please contact Amy Roffers (amy.roffers@snc.edu, x4004).

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Google Apps
Google Apps Open Lab Workshop (1 hour)
The Google Apps open lab is available for walk-up questions and
answers on any Google feature. Please stop by anytime during the
workshop and stay as long as you would like.
Note: for mobile device (smart phones, laptops, tablets, etc) support
please bring
the device. The lab has Windows desktops for use.
Prerequisites: none
Platform: Windows
Delivery: Classroom
Handouts:
Scheduled Sessions:
    Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in Mulva 304
    Thu, Aug 7, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in Mulva 304
Google Hosted Email, Calendar and Google+ Q&A Workshop (1 hour)
The 60 minute session is an open forum to ask questions, learn
additional tricks, or become acquainted with the features of Google
Hosted email, calendar, contacts, Google+ and Google Communties.
Prerequisites: none
Platform: Windows
Delivery: Classroom
Handouts:
Introduction to Google Drive (1 hour)
The 60 minute workshop introduces Google Drive features and
benefits. Includes hands-on practice. Bring laptops, mobile devices
or tablets to enhance the workshop.
Prerequisites:
Platform: Windows and Mac (taught on Windows)
Delivery: Classroom
Handouts:
Instructional Technology
AppleTV -- What it Means for Teaching (½ hour)
Stop by to see the amazing AppleTV and all it can do. Already familiar
with AppleTV? See what it can do for YOU in your work environment
whether it be teaching, administration or showcasing work.
Prerequisites: none
Platform:
Delivery: Classroom
Collecting Assignments through Moodle (1 hour)
How to use the Moodle course management system to collect assignments from students.
Prerequisites: Introduction to Moodle workshop or basic Moodle experience
Platform: Windows
Delivery: Classroom
Drop in for G: Drive Options (4 hours)
SNoodle and Google Drive are two great alternatives to the G: drive.
Come to this drop-in lab to discuss which of these (or others) is best
for you and let us help you begin the process to make the move. This
workshop will be repeated each month.
Prerequisites: none
Platform:
Delivery: Classroom
Enhancing your course with a Learning Management System (1½ hours)
Have you ever wanted to put parts of your course on the web but don't know how to create web pages? Would your students like to check their grades at any time? A Learning Management System can assist you with these and many other course-related activities. Join us for this presentation about Learning Management Systems and discover new ways to enhance your courses. We'll also discuss the benefits to you and your students.
Prerequisites: none
Platform: Windows
Delivery: Classroom
Exploring the iPad in Education (1 hour)
Last April, Apple introduced the iPad tablet computer. Since then, people have been exploring the benefits of tablet computers. Some of your students may already be using them in your classes. This workshop will introduce you to the iPad, and discuss how it, and other tablet computers, might be used in an educational setting.
Prerequisites: none
Platform: Other
Delivery: Classroom
G Drive Transition Open Lab (1 hour)
Reminder:
The G Drive is being phased out; data on the G Drive will be ready-
only after August 15, 2014. January 2, 2015; the G Drive will be
discontinued.

How this impacts you:
This open lab provides an opportunity to work with ITS staff to
explore your options for class materials and
students submitted work. We will discuss both SNoodle and Google
Drive.

Please bring your portable devices (laptop, tablet, smartphone)
and we will assist with setup. Computers will be
available if needed.
Prerequisites: Data on G Drive
Platform:
Delivery: Classroom
Scheduled Sessions:
    Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. in Mulva 305
    Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in Mulva 305
    Tue, Jul 29, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. in Mulva 305
    Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in Mulva 305
    Tue, Aug 5, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. in Mulva 305
    Wed, Aug 6, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in Mulva 305
    Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. in Mulva 305
    Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in Mulva 305
    Fri, Aug 15, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in Mulva 305
    Fri, Aug 15, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. in Mulva 305
Introduction to Moodle: Putting Course Materials Online (2 hours)
Overview of the Moodle course management system, its features & benefits, and how to get started putting your course materials online.
Prerequisites: working knowledge of how to use a web browser
Platform: Windows and Mac (taught on Windows)
Delivery: Classroom
Introduction to Smartboards (1½ hours)
Smartboards are the new electronic whiteboards that you may have seen in some campus classrooms, particularly in the Mulva Library. They offer a lot of additional functionality over traditional whiteboards, such as the ability to draw "on" projected documents and PowerPoint slides and save things that you've drawn/written on the screen. Smartboards are being installed in more and more campus classrooms. Join us to learn what they have to offer and how they work.
Prerequisites: none
Platform:
Delivery: Classroom
Leap Motion -- Gesture Computing (½ hour)
Take the leap into gesture based computing! Experience Google Earth
and Prezi on a whole new level -- not to mention all the other amazing
educational apps and uses for this little gadget!
Prerequisites: none
Platform:
Delivery: Classroom
Moodle Grade Books (1 hour)
How to use the grade book feature of the Moodle course management system.
Prerequisites: Introduction to Moodle workshop or basic Moodle experience
Platform: Windows and Mac (taught on Windows)
Delivery: Classroom
Moodle Open Lab (1 hour)
Feel free to stop by if you have any Moodle problems or questions, or even if you'd just like to work on your Moodle course with help nearby.
Prerequisites: Introduction to Moodle workshop or basic Moodle experience
Platform: Windows
Delivery: Classroom
Moodle Wikis & Forums (1 hour)
How to use the Wiki & Forum features of the Moodle course management system.
Prerequisites: Introduction to Moodle workshop or basic Moodle experience
Platform: Windows
Delivery: Classroom
Presenting with my Computer (½ hour)
VGA, HDMI, Resolutions, Mirroring . . . what does all this mean?
Empower yourself with the ability to connect your own device and
project to an audience, anytime, anywhere. Presenting at a
conference? Feel confident that you will have the skill set necessary
to make things work!
Prerequisites: none
Platform:
Delivery: Classroom
SNoodle 2.5: What's New? (1 hour)
SNoodle will be upgraded to version 2.5 on December 27. This workshop will demonstrate some of the new features including digital badges, sub-folders in Google Drive, drag and drop labels, and more.
Prerequisites:
Platform: Windows and Mac (taught on Windows)
Delivery: Classroom
SNoodle Drop-in Lab (2 hours)
Are you interested in learning about SNoodle and how you can use it for your classes? Are you already using SNoodle and want to do more with it? Join us during this lab time! We can demo SNoodle features, answer your questions, help you get started, or recommend new ways to use it! You are also free to use this lab time to work on your SNoodle class.
Prerequisites:
Platform: Windows
Delivery: Classroom
SNoodle Grade Book Drop-In Lab (2 hours)
Do you have questions about SNoodle grade book? Considering it for next semester? Other SNoodle questions? Stop by our drop-in SNoodle lab! We'll help answer your questions, and help you simplify the end of semester grading frenzy.
Prerequisites:
Platform:
Delivery: Classroom
SNoodle Gradebook (1 hour)
Get a jump-start on grading in SNoodle by attending this workshop!
Participants will learn how to set up a new gradebook according to
individual methods of grading.
Prerequisites:
Platform:
Delivery: Classroom
SNoodle, MOOCs and Mocha (coffee's on us!) (1 hour)
Want to learn more about SNoodle? Curious about MOOCs? This
on-line workshop let's you tackle both! Moodle™ is offering a free
MOOC to help you get started with Moodle - the learning platform
that SNoodle is based off of. Participate in this MOOC on your own,
or participate with us face-to-face for the next 4 weeks. The coffee
is on us!
We'll buy the coffee.
Meet at Ed's (Library) 15 minutes before the session. After getting
coffee, we'll move to the Innovation Studio.
Prerequisites:
Platform:
Delivery: Classroom
Storymapping with GIS: What's Your Story? (1 hour)
A "spatial" story is interactive, combining text, multimedia and maps! See how ArcGIS Online, a free, web-based GIS, can be used to tell a story. Story maps inform, educate, entertain and inspire people about a wide variety of topics. Participants will view several examples and create their own story map to share with others.
Prerequisites: None
Platform: Windows
Delivery: Classroom
Transitioning from Transparencies (2 hours)
Come to this drop-in lab, bring your transparencies, and see the options available to make the transition before the last bulb burns out. If you like, bring your calendar to schedule a 1-on-1 with ITS to work with you in making this transition.
Prerequisites:
Platform:
Delivery: Classroom
Using Digital Badges with SNoodle (1 hour)
Digital badges are one of the new features in SNoodle 2.5.This workshop will explain the concept of digital badges, describe how they are being used at other colleges, and demonstrate the use of digital badges in SNoodle.
Prerequisites:
Platform: Windows and Mac (taught on Windows)
Delivery: Classroom
Video Capture via Panopto (2 hours)
Would you like to make some lectures available to students online?
Would it be helpful to record a few key concepts for students to
review? How about recording that guest speaker to save for later
use? Panopto is the solution for you! Integrates with SNoodle too!
Prerequisites: none
Platform:
Delivery: Classroom
What's "NEW" About the New Classrooms (½ hour)
Five classrooms were refreshed this summer with new technology.
Come to a workshop to find out what's new and improved and how
these classrooms let you teach untethered.
Prerequisites:
Platform:
Delivery: Classroom
Working with Classroom Technology (Boyle Hall) (1 hour)
This workshop is an introduction to the technology for those who teach in Boyle Hall classrooms. We will walk around to rooms with different configurations and explore how to use the equipment and troubleshoot common problems.
Prerequisites: none
Platform: Other
Delivery: Classroom
iPad Users' Group (1 hour)
Bring your lunch and join us as we explore features, capabilities, and interesting software for iOS and iPads.
Prerequisites:
Platform:
Delivery: Classroom
Other
Administrative Technology Workshop (4½ hours)
This workshop explores current technology tips and tricks for
administrative staff to become aware or improve on skills. In
addition,the workshop is an opportunity for administrative staff to
collaborate.Campus technology is advancing so the workshop
changes with each session.
The workshop is limited. If you are unable to register and would
like to be placed on a wait list, please contact the ITS Service Desk
x4040 or servicedesk@snc.edu.
Prerequisites: none
Platform: Other
Delivery: Classroom
Software: Excel
Advanced Excel - NWTC Trainer (7 hours)
Microsoft Excel 2013 content:
Creating Advanced Formulas
Analyzing data with logical and lookup functions
Organizing worksheet data with tables
Visualizing data with charts
Analyzing data with PivotTables, Slicers, and PivotCharts
Inserting Graphics
Enhancing workbooks

Prerequisites: none
Platform: Windows
Delivery: Classroom
Software: Other
Maps Make Great Gifts! (3 hours)
In celebration of Geography Awareness Week, GIS Day and the most popular shopping month of the year, ITS is hosting an evening workshop for you to make a memorable gift for someone special. Learn to use a Geographic Information System (GIS) to design a one-of-a-kind map. Frame it, turn it into a serving tray, gift wrap and much more. Pizza will be served and all you need to do is make one curricular connection and we'll pick up the tab for large-format printing! Space is limited - you'll need to register (and select your favorite pizza) for this one! http://goo.gl/pvgIhT
Prerequisites:
Platform: Windows and Mac (taught on Windows)
Delivery: Classroom
Web Development
Cascade Refresher Workshop (1½ hours)
This workshop is intended for those who have already participated in the Introduction to Cascade Server Workshop, but need to understand the difference between the old Cascade and the new Cascade. In this workshop, participants will learn more about the website redesign process; see a demonstration of workflow; and gain
and understanding of how to maintain a website using the new version of Cascade Server. Registration is absolutely essential - you won't be able to participate unless we set up your access in advance.
Prerequisites: Introduction to Cascade Server Workshop
Platform: Windows
Delivery: Classroom
Scheduled Sessions:
    Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in Cofrin 103
    Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. in Cofrin 103
    Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. in Cofrin 103
Cascade Server Open Lab (registration optional) (1 hour)
If you have a Cascade Server problem that you just can't figure out, or if you'd rather work on your web site with help nearby, stop in during an open lab to ask Cascade questions, get help, or just work on your web site. Registration is entirely optional for open labs - feel free to drop by even if you haven't signed up.
Prerequisites: Introduction to Cascade Server workshop
Platform: Windows and Mac (taught on Windows)
Delivery: Classroom
Scheduled Sessions:
    Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in Mulva 305, Innovation Studio
Introduction to Cascade Server (2½ hours)
This workshop is for those who need to learn how to create &
maintain web sites with Cascade Server, the College's web Content
Management System (CMS). Registration is absolutely essential - you
won't be able to participate unless we set up your access in advance.
Prerequisites: If your site has not yet been converted to Cascade Server, contact the Office of Communications to plan your department's web content first.
Platform: Windows
Delivery: Classroom
Scheduled Sessions:
    Thu, Aug 7, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in Cofrin 103
Social Networking for Campus Departments (1 hour)
Thinking about using social networking tools like Twitter and Facebook to get information from your department out to the College community? Come see examples of what other departments are already doing in this area and learn about best practices, planning, and College guidelines.
Prerequisites: none
Platform:
Delivery: Classroom
Web Forms (2 hours)
The page editor in Cascade Server does not include any tools for
creating web forms, so they must be created & edited through the
HTML code. This advanced workshop will also cover using the "Form
Configurator" utility and, if time allows, some additional form
functionality such as automatic field completion.
Prerequisites: the workshop Introduction to Cascade Server
Platform: Windows
Delivery: Classroom
Handouts: Web Forms (PDF), forms.html
Web Site Maintenance Tools (1 hour)
Campus web developers: Learn how to use web site traffic reports,
broken link reports, and other tools to keep your web site in top
shape. Applicable whether your site is maintained the new way (in
Cascade Server) or "the old way."
Prerequisites: basic knowledge of the world wide web
Platform: Windows
Delivery: Classroom
Handouts: Web Site Traffic Reports (PDF)
Working with Tables in Cascade (1½ hours)
In order to use certain types of web page layouts, you have to use tables, but working with tables in Cascade can sometimes be tricky. In this workshop we'll talk about editing tables both through the regular Cascade WYSIWYG editing interface and through the HTML code.
Prerequisites: the workshop Introduction to Cascade Server
Platform: Windows and Mac (taught on Windows)
Delivery: Classroom

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