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​​​​EHS Workshops & Trainings

Beginning Mid-February 2014, the EHS Learning Commons will begin offering workshops and trainings on different hardware, software, and services provided by EHS and the CMU community. Postings for the events will be shown here along with location and registration information. 

​If you have any questions or concerns about the EHS Learning Commons, please contact Rob Alford or Mary Jo Davis for more information. 

Click on the Date/Event name to pre-register for the event. Registration is limited to first 25 folks in EHS 216 workshops. Items marked "NR" means no registration is needed, just attend. Thank you!

April 2014 Workshops & Trainings

10 a.m. to noon | April 3 | Skype and Google Hangouts | EHS 216
Face-to-face communication is a great tool to stay up to date with friends, family and colleagues from all over the world. Communication tools like Skype and Google Hangouts are crucial to a lot of business and personal needs. Join this workshop to learn great ways to contact and communicate with face-to-face video, audio and screen sharing technologies to boost your 21st century skills. Register here

10 a.m. to noon | April 8 | Microsoft Publisher | EHS 216
Microsoft Publisher fits the designing needs of creative people not willing to shell out cash for high-cost design products. This hands-on workshop covers the basics of Microsoft Publisher and provides work time for you to design your first sign or newsletter. Learn the basics while applying skills to your first design project. Bring your PC with Publisher already installed, or use one of our computers and your flash drive to take your project home. Register here

10 a.m. to noon | April 9 | Audacity | EHS 216
Ever had problems recording audio? Want to add narration and music to your presentations? Join us for a beginner course on Audacity. We will create audio clips that can be exported as MP3s, WAV, M4A and even ringtones. Register here

3 to 5 p.m. | April 10 | iMovie Basics | EHS 216
This workshop covers how to import video footage into iMovie. You’ll learn how to import and edit videos, trim clip and enhance audio, and ultimately export a video.  Register here

10 a.m. to noon | April 14 | Presentation Pizzazz | EHS 216
Many college students, however computer savvy, lack the creativity, novel approaches and best practices when it comes to presentation design. Using guidelines from Garr Reynold’s book "Presentation Zen," along with other helpful principles learned in years of presentation research, our trainer provides new ways for students to present with pizzazz! Register here
 
3 to 5 p.m. | April 16 | Microsoft Publisher | EHS 216
Microsoft Publisher fits the designing needs of creative people not willing to shell out cash for high-cost design products. This hands-on workshop covers the basics of Microsoft Publisher and provides work time for you to design your first sign or newsletter. Learn the basics while applying skills to your first design project. Bring your PC with Publisher already installed, or use one of our computers and your flash drive to take your project home. Register here

3 to 5 p.m. | April 17 | Smart Board Training | EHS 216
Learn the basic functions and features of the software most educators and human service workers use in the workforce—SmartBoard and Notebook 11. The use of premade templates, the ins and outs of the board and the hardware that runs it, along with fun and engaging materials you can create are showcased during the workshop. Register here

10 a.m. to noon | April 21 | Stress-Free Studying | EHS 216
As final exams approach, how do researchers suggest you prepare your notes to do well on your tests? What are your best bets for study habits and processes to help you recall information needed for your final? Attend this workshop to learn the latest in study tips, apps, brain-based study habits and ideas to help you succeed on all your final exams. Register here

4 to 5:30 p.m. | April 22 | Mobile Photo Editing on the Go | EHS 216
If you're out taking photos while dressed to impress... shouldn’t your social media photos to reflect that as well? This workshop shows you how to take photos from your camera gallery or mobile device and edit them for posting on the web. Whether you upload to Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram, etc., we cover different applications that can be used to edit and save photos on both Android and Apple devices. Register here

10 a.m. to noon | April 23 | iMovie Basics | EHS 216
This workshop covers how to import video footage into iMovie. You’ll learn how to import and edit videos, trim clip and enhance audio, and ultimately export a video. Register here

3 to 5 p.m. |​ April 24 | Technology and The Common Core | EHS 216
Having last thoughts before graduation about applying Common Core Standards to your own lesson plans? This workshop covers how to use technology in conjunction with Common Core Standards, based on current literature and the International Society of Technology in Education and the National Educational Teaching Standards for Students. Come with some lesson plans and after the overview, we will provide ideas and resources to ensure your use of technology in your lessons fits, always. Register here

​3 to 5 p.m. | April 29 | Digital Storytelling | EHS 216
This workshop outlines research supporting the value of storytelling in education and demonstrates ways anyone can share their digital story using various methods and web tools. Come explore your inner storyteller and consider the ways that you can share your story with both students and the world. Register here

3 to 5 p.m. | April 30 | Smart Board Training | EHS 216
Learn the basic functions and features of the software most educators and human service workers use in the workforce—SmartBoard and Notebook 11. The use of premade templates, the ins and outs of the board and the hardware that runs it, along with fun and engaging materials you can create are showcased during the workshop. Register here

3 to 5 p.m. | May 1 | Digital Scrapbooking | EHS 216
Throughout your summer travels, you may never be far from a WiFi signal. Take advantage of the convenience and portability of digital scrapbooks to store all your photos and share your travel stories, even before you get home. This workshop covers various online photo-sharing options for storing your photos to share with family and friends. Register here

10 a.m. to noon | May 2 | Technology and Critter Petting Zoo | Outside EHS
No registration needed. Attendance is encouraged!
 

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