The Office of Information Technology (OIT) announces its fall training schedule that includes live online training on everything from WolfMeeting to Final Cut Pro! Register for a variety of free online workshops, including:
Live Online Training
- Cisco WebEx
Thursday, Aug. 27, noon to 1 p.m.
Get an overview of how Cisco WebEx Online Meetings enables you to virtually meet, share content and video conference with anyone in the world with an internet connection, including mobile users. This course will specifically cover WolfMeeting, NC State’s WebEx solution. To register, visit REPORTER.
- What’s New in G Suite
Tuesday, Sept. 1, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Keep up with all of Google’s new features in this online workshop. Topics include Google Drive shortcuts, Shared Drive requests, chat rooms, Google Meet enhancements, the new Google Groups interface, Gmail multiple signatures, emails as attachments, Google Sheets chart formatting, and more! To register, visit REPORTER.
- HPC at NC State: Basic use of the Henry2 Cluster
Wednesday, Sept. 2 to Friday, Sept. 4
Get a review of basic Linux through submitting parallel jobs. This self-paced workshop is appropriate for rank beginners, but also is relevant to long-time users who would benefit from an update on current best practices. To register, visit REPORTER.
- Gmail Level 1: More Than Your Inbox
Thursday, Sept. 3, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Learn more about Gmail than just composing, replying to and forwarding messages. This workshop will provide an in-depth overview of Gmail features, including labels and search tools, contacts management, chat, tasks, settings, labs, and new features. To register, visit REPORTER.
- Automate Groups with Persona and Listminder
Friday, Sept. 4, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Explore how to automate NC State Google Group membership using Persona and Listminder. OIT staff will build groups based on Human Resources and Student Information System data and cover several use cases for each tool. To register, visit REPORTER.
- Google Sheets: Level 1
Tuesday, Sept. 8, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Learn about Google Sheets and how it integrates with other apps in Google Drive. Additional topics include formatting options, data validation, basic functions, charts, conditional formatting, and more. To register, visit REPORTER.
- Google Forms
Wednesday, Sept. 9, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Learn how to create forms, edit collaboratively and view data in spreadsheets and charts. This course also will highlight several advanced features, such as custom themes, page breaks, question validation, and embedding forms in websites. To register, visit REPORTER.
- Cisco Jabber: Your All-In-One Collaboration Tool!
Wednesday, Sept. 9, noon to 1 p.m.
Get an overview of how Cisco Jabber streamlines communications and enhances productivity by unifying presence, instant messaging, voice, video, voice messaging, screen sharing, and conferencing capabilities securely in one client on your desktop and mobile device. To register, visit REPORTER.
- Introduction to Final Cut
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Explore the Final Cut Pro 10.3 interface as well as basic importing, editing, effect, and exporting techniques in this 90-minute, hands-on class. Attendees will learn how to import footage into Final Cut and explore different ways to edit and apply effects, add titles, adjust audio, look at compound clips, and export a finished product. To register, visit REPORTER.
- System Access Request Training (SAR)
Get an overview of the SAR application for campus requesters and approvers and an demonstration on how to submit a SAR request for different connected systems. Please review the SAR website for more information before registering. To register, visit REPORTER.
- Google Calendar: Advanced Productivity
Learn more about the Google Calendar interface, event details and calendar management. Specific features will include event attachments, maps and directions, sharing and embedding calendars, search options, and scheduling video conferencing. To register visit REPORTER.
- Google Calendar Essentials
Explore several powerful features to help streamline your calendar appointments. This abbreviated session will show you how to find available times to meet participants, add a video conference, attach files, set your daily or weekly work hours, and configure out-of-office, free, busy, or see-all details. To register, visit REPORTER.
- Google Drive: Create, Collaborate and Get Organized
Learn at your own pace how to use Google Drive and Shared Drives to manage resources in a collaborative environment. Primary topics will include organizing files and folders, securing documents through file sharing permissions, group editing and collaboration, and using common tools throughout Google’s suite of apps. To register, visit REPORTER.
- Gmail Level 1: More Than Your Inbox
Get an in-depth overview of Gmail features, including labels and search tools, contacts management, chat, tasks, settings, labs, and new features. To register, visit REPORTER.
- Gmail Level 2: Advanced Productivity
Learn more about labels, filters, canned responses, scheduling Google Calendar Events, Google Meet, and using Google Drive through Gmail. To register, visit REPORTER.
- Google Forms
Learn the basics of creating forms, collaborative editing and viewing data in spreadsheets and charts. This training session will also highlight several advanced features such as custom themes, page breaks, question validation, and embedding forms in websites. To register, visit REPORTER.
- Google Sheets Level 1: Introduction
Get an introduction to Google Sheets and how it integrates with other apps in Google Drive. Additional topics include formatting options, data validation, basic functions, charts, conditional formatting, and more. To register, visit REPORTER.
- Google Sheets Level 2: Advanced
Learn intermediate to advanced features in Google Sheets, including named ranges, filters, grouping cells, pivot tables, advanced chart editing, and more. To register, visit REPORTER.
- Introduction to Google Sites
Explore the user-friendly interface of Google Sites with drag and drop functionality. Learn how to build a new site; create and organize new pages; choose themes for color schemes and font styles; embed Google Drive folders and files; add images, videos and URLs; implement customization and basic web design principles; set permissions; and publish and update pages. To register, visit REPORTER.
- Google Slides: Advanced Presenter Tools
Learn advanced features to help you build exciting slide shows and tools you can use while presenting. This training session will cover audience questions and answers, automatic closed-captioning, videos and audio, animations and transitions, auto-play, custom timing, and publishing presentations to the web. To register, visit REPORTER.
- Google Slides: Advanced Customization
Explore how to create a custom reusable theme, import PowerPoint and Google Slides themes, master Master Slides, make one-click updates to your presentation, and more. To register, visit REPORTER.
- Advanced Forms
Learn about advanced features available in Google Forms, including add-ons, pre-filled form links, branching, sections and pages, and response validation. To register, visit REPORTER.
Training updates and new courses will be added to REPORTER as soon as they are available, so check back regularly. Search REPORTER by G Suite Apps such as Gmail or Slides or scroll through all of OIT’s offerings.
For custom training, complete the Custom Training form. A technology trainer will contact you to discuss options to meet your business needs.