Technology Training

We offer a variety of training sessions to help you effectively use the technologies available at VSU. Classes are free to VSU employees, including student employees; and are held at Pine Hall Lab 107 unless stated otherwise.

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Current Workshops: 

»Cascade (Web Editor): This training introduces features available in the online web editor utilized by VSU to maintain departmental websites. The Basic class is mandatory for those who are responsible for editing departmental web content. 
January 9, 9a-11:30a  |  January 26, 8:15a-11a  |  March 9, 1:30p-4p

 »Outlook 2013 Tips: This class is designed to help you get the most out of Outlook by demonstrating useful tips such as calendar sharing, scheduling, contacts management, automatic replies, polling, and more. 
January 22, 2p-4p  |  February 5, 9:30a-11:30a


»Excel 2013 Intro: This class is designed for those with little to no experience with Excel. Participants will learn how to create, edit, format worksheets, and calculate basic formulas. 
January 28, 9:30-11:30a

»Introducing OneDrive: All VSU faculty, staff, and students have access to Microsoft OneDrive--a password-protected cloud storage solution. Learn how to access, manage, store and share documents via OneDrive. 
February 12, 10a-11:30a  |  March 5, 2p-3:30p

»Word 2013 - Mail Merge: Learn to use mail merge to create a single document (letters, labels, emails, etc) that is sent to many people yet some of the content is unique. For example, send the same letter to multiple students and personalize each letter to address each student by name.This class will teach you the steps to perform a mail merge, and how to create envelopes and labels not using mail merge. 
February 23, 3p-4:30p  |  March 3, 3p-4:30p

»Office Mix: This PowerPoint add-in allows you to make your presentations more engaging by incorporating interactive elements such as quizzes, polls and apps; as well as voice, video, ink, and screen recording. Come discover how easy it is to take your PowerPoint to the next level. 
February 25, 1:30p-3p  |  March 11, 1:30p-3p

»OneNote 2013 Intro: All VSU faculty and staff have access to Microsoft OneNote. Think of OneNote as a digital version of a 3-ring binder with divider tabs. You can fill the "binder" with typed or handwritten notes, audio, video, documents, tasks, and emails. This training will introduce basic concepts and help you become familiar in how you can use OneNote for organization. 
March 19, 9:30a-11:30a    

»E-Pro Special Request Technology Ordering: This class is designed for employees ordering technology-related equipment for their department, grant or organization. It will cover in more detail the complexities of ordering software and hardware equipment. It will cover compliance forms required prior to a purchase and PCard technology purchases. Attendees must be already knowledgeable of procurement guidelines and the eProcurement system. 
February 4 | May 5 | August 4 | September 2 | October 1 | December 2
All trainings are from 1:30p-2:30p  

»Smart Classroom: Need help using the technologies in our Smart classrooms--enabling projector privacy, hooking up your laptop or iPad, turning on the document camera and more?
View the online Smart Classroom Training


»VoIP/Jabber (IM): Designed to help you become familiar with the features of the new Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone, this hands-on workshop will demonstrate tasks such as transferring calls and call forwarding; as well as introduce you to the instant messenger application called Jabber that integrates many of the phone features such as voicemail, conference chats/calls, and call history. 
Training offered by request