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July 2017

Blackboard Learn: Communication & Collaboration

July 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is a hands-on introduction to the real-time and any-time communication and collaboration tools available in Blackboard Learn™. The workshop emphasizes the importance of communication and interaction for student engagement and improved learning outcomes. Prerequisite: Blackboard Learn: Essentials for Instructors workshop or experience teaching with Blackboard Learn. These workshops are available to all FIU Faculty and Staff. Faculty and staff can register by visiting profdev.fiu.edu

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Word: Working with Large Documents

July 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this course you will learn several tools useful in working with large documents: make it easier to quickly restructure a document, to organize and maintain a long document by dividing it into smaller, more manageable sub-documents. These workshops are available to all FIU faculty, staff and students. Faculty and staff can register by visiting profdev.fiu.edu. Students do not need to register.

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PowerPoint: Intermediate

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop will give the existing PowerPoint user additional information on how to create Professional presentations using some of the advanced features in PowerPoint. These workshops are available to all FIU faculty, staff and students. Faculty and staff can register by visiting profdev.fiu.edu. Students do not need to register.

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Access: Fundamentals

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This course is designed to introduce new Access users to the features and functions  that will get them started on using Access to process data. This entirely ‘hands on’ course will give attendees experience in producing database tables. These workshops are available to all FIU faculty, staff and students. Faculty and staff can register by visiting profdev.fiu.edu. Students do not need to register.

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Excel: Using the Data Tab

July 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

In this workshop you will earn about the Excel data tab which enables you to import data from other programs, update your spreadsheet when changes are made to the external data sources, sort, filter, and organize your data. These workshops are available to all FIU faculty, staff and students. Faculty and staff can register by visiting profdev.fiu.edu. Students do not need to register.

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August 2017

Excel: Charts and Graphs

August 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

A chart is a tool you can use in Excel to communicate your data graphically. Charts and graphs allow you to see the meaning behind your data and they make showing comparisons and trends a lot easier. Users will be presented to the concept of charts and graphs and what options are available when creating and formatting them. This is a hands-on workshop. These workshops are available to all FIU faculty, staff and students. Faculty and staff can register by…

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VoiceThread: Demo

August 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The first hour will demo VoiceThread features. Participants will discover the options to create, share and comment using media content (lectures, images, documents, videos, spreadsheets, etc.) as the center of a virtual conversation. Optionally, stay after the demo if you would like to create a VoiceThread in a hands-on setting. Bring your own content!

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Word: Using the Mailings Tab

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This course will cover how to do a Mail Merge. Sometime you need a standard document that contains customized information (mail merge), the Mailing Tab allows you to set up and performing a mail merge of several types of documents. These workshops are available to all FIU faculty, staff and students. Faculty and staff can register by visiting profdev.fiu.edu. Students do not need to register.

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Outlook: Getting Started

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop is for new users of Outlook Web Access (OWA) and/or Microsoft Outlook. In the workshop, participants will learn mail, calendaring, and contacts features in OWA and Microsoft Outlook. These workshops are available to all FIU faculty, staff and students. Faculty and staff can register by visiting profdev.fiu.edu. Students do not need to register.

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Access: Intermediate

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The course is designed to make basic users more efficient and effective when processing data with Access This ‘hands on’ course gives attendees further understanding of the design and use of queries to ask questions and gain knowledge from their data. These workshops are available to all FIU faculty, staff and students. Faculty and staff can register by visiting profdev.fiu.edu. Students do not need to register.

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