If you’re looking for new experiences this summer, OIT is offering several Google Apps and accessibility workshops:
- “Gmail: Advanced Tools, Tips & Tricks” will be offered on Thursday, May 29 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in Room 110 of the Avent Ferry Technology Center. If you’re comfortable with the basics of Gmail and are ready to take it to the next level, this more advanced hands-on workshop is for you. You will learn more about creating labels, filters and canned responses, scheduling Google Calendar Events, and using Google Drive, along with any planned or newly released Google features. To register, visit Classmate.
- “Interpreting Your Accessibility Scan Report” will be offered on Thursday, May 29 from noon to 1 p.m. in Room 110 of the Avent Ferry Technology Center. This workshop will teach you how to interpret the results from your accessibility scan. Learn which errors are more critical to deal with and which are not as essential to fix. Also, learn strategies for prioritizing your corrections and techniques for doing so. To register, visit Classmate.
- “Create and Collaborate with Google Drive” will be offered on Tuesday, June 3 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in ITTC Lab 2 of D.H. Hill Library. In this hands-on workshop, you will learn everything you need to know to get started using Google Docs/Drive at NC State. You will learn how to use Drive in a collaborative environment, including editing a file simultaneously with other people, securing a document through file sharing permissions, and creating files for use by a group of colleagues or friends. For this workshop, you will need to have an active NC State University Unity account with access to Google Apps at NC State. If you would prefer using your own laptop or other mobile device, feel free to bring it. To register, visit Classmate.
- “Google Drive: Forms” will be offered on Wednesday, June 11 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Room 110 of the Avent Ferry Technology Center. Are you looking for a way to easily create surveys, plan events or gather data? Are you interested in learning more about specific apps available in Google Drive? If so, don’t miss this interactive session on how to create and collaborate using Google Forms. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of creating forms and viewing responses and several advanced features like embedding forms in websites, adding page breaks, and incorporating question validation. If you would prefer to use your own laptop or other mobile device, feel free to bring it. To register, visit Classmate.
For other available training sessions, see Classmate Scheduled Workshops. If you’re interested in custom software training for your department, unit or classroom, please complete the Custom Training form. If you have any questions about OIT training, please contact Katie McInerney, OIT training coordinator, at 513-4091 or via email at email@example.com.