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June 2017

Excel: Fundamentals

June 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This course is designed to help users of Excel understand the main features of program. This is an entirely ‘hands on’ course and is geared familiarize you with the Excel interface. 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

June 28 @ 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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Blackboard Learn: Assignments & Quizzes

June 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop provides a hands-on introduction to using the Assignment and Quiz tools. Participants will explore the tools from a student’s point-of-view. Then, from the instructor perspective, they will create, review, and grade assignments and quizzes. 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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July 2017

Word: Using the Mailings Tab

July 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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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Excel: Intermediate

July 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This course is designed for basic users to increase their knowledge on the features and functions within Excel and to realize the advantages of using the excel spreadsheet. This is an entirely ‘hands on’ workshop. 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: Fundamentals

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop introduces new users to the fundamentals of PowerPoint’s powerful features. Users will be able to create, customize, print and show presentations. ‘Hands on’ experience, will enable users to work quickly and confidently 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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Excel: Charts and Graphs

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

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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Blackboard Learn: Grade Center and Student Monitoring

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for any faculty member who wants to learn how to use the Grade Center and student performance monitoring tools in Blackboard Learn. It encompasses basic navigation, organization and grade calculations in the Grade Center, including the handy Needs Grading feature. It also includes an overview of additional features for monitoring student performance. 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…

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Excel: Using the Formulas Tab

July 18 @ 1:45 pm - 3:00 pm

Excel has very powerful predefined formulas that provide results to commonly used or complex calculations as well as a way to audit your formula. This is a hands-on course. 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: What-If Analysis

July 18 @ 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm

In this workshop you will lean to use the decision-making tools of Excel in order to predict various possible outcomes. 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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Blackboard Learn: Communication & Collaboration

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 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: Using the Collaboration Tools

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

In this course, users are shown how to use the Tracking, Reviewing, and Version features of Word. With these tools, you can edit, add comments, reformat Word documents; incorporate or reject any changes done to your document. 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 25 @ 1:45 pm - 3:00 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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Excel: Using Pivot Tables

July 25 @ 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm

Excel pivot table reports are a fast and powerful way to make sense out of your data. In this workshop, you will learn how to create pivot table to summarize, analyze, explore, and present summary data from a worksheet. 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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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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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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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.

Find out more »

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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Blackboard Learn: Essentials for Instructors

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

New to Blackboard Learn? This workshop is a hands-on introduction to building and using a Blackboard Learn course. You will experience a Learn course first as a student and then build a course as an instructor. Emphasis is on navigating the learning management system, configuring the Course Menu, creating content areas, choosing and adding tools to your course, and working with the Control Panel for instructors. These workshops are available to all FIU Faculty and Staff. Faculty and staff can…

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Blackboard Learn: Building Course Content

August 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In this workshop, you will learn about methods and tools for the effective design of course content to increase student engagement. The workshop includes the integration of multimedia, adaptive release of content, and the use of Mashups, a tool that allows you to easily integrate rich media learning content from YouTube, SlideShare, Flickr, and NBC Learn™. Prerequisite: Blackboard Learn™: Essentials for Instructors workshop or experience teaching with Blackboard Learn™. These workshops are available to all FIU Faculty and Staff. Faculty…

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Blackboard Learn: Essentials for Instructors

August 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

New to Blackboard Learn? This workshop is a hands-on introduction to building and using a Blackboard Learn course. You will experience a Learn course first as a student and then build a course as an instructor. Emphasis is on navigating the learning management system, configuring the Course Menu, creating content areas, choosing and adding tools to your course, and working with the Control Panel for instructors. These workshops are available to all FIU Faculty and Staff. Faculty and staff can…

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Blackboard Learn: Assignments & Quizzes

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop provides a hands-on introduction to using the Assignment and Quiz tools. Participants will explore the tools from a student’s point-of-view. Then, from the instructor perspective, they will create, review, and grade assignments and quizzes. 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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Blackboard Learn: Grade Center and Student Monitoring

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for any faculty member who wants to learn how to use the Grade Center and student performance monitoring tools in Blackboard Learn. It encompasses basic navigation, organization and grade calculations in the Grade Center, including the handy Needs Grading feature. It also includes an overview of additional features for monitoring student performance. 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…

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