February/March Technology Training

The Winter schedule for the Online Technology Training series is offered by Extension training staff.  These short classes will be delivered via the Adobe Connect virtual classroom, so you can attend from the comfort of your own desk.


Format: Online technology training via Adobe Connect

Office 2010 – Overview

An introduction to the new features available in Office 2010. Includes an overview of Word, Outlook, and Excel.

Wed., 2/16, 9-10 a.m.

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Outlook 2010

An in-depth look at new features in Outlook 2010, including Conversation View, Quick Steps, Mail Tips, and a number of other new elements. We’ll also explore new scheduling views in the calendar. 

Tues., 2/22, 9-10 a.m.
Wed., 3/16, 9-10 a.m.

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Using Multimedia in Office 2010 

Explore new tools available for photo-editing in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and video-editing and audio-editing in PowerPoint. The screenshot tool will also be reviewed. 

Wed., 3/9, 9-9:45 a.m.

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Welcome to Windows 7

Preview the operating system that will replace Windows XP on your computer soon.  This will be a brief review of the new environment, working with files and folders, and searching for content on a Windows 7 PC. 

Thurs., 2/3, 10-10:30 a.m.

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Questions about your VPN?

Learn about VPN (Virtual Private Networking), how it works, and how to keep making it work for you!  (VPN is required to connect remotely to the OSU network.)

Wed., 3/2, 9-9:30 a.m.

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Pre-register for these classes by contacting Karen Watte (karen.watte@oregonstate.edu) or Isaac Magana (isaac.magana@oregonstate.edu) or by registering directly at the website noted under each session description.   If your office would like to schedule group training on one of these topics on a different date, please contact us.

You will receive log-in information at least 2 days prior to the session.  All classes are held via Adobe Connect.  You will need a computer that has Flash Player (loaded on all OSU computers) and an Internet connection. 

Recordings of previous trainings can be found at: http://extension.oregonstate.edu/internal/computing/recorded-training-sessions

Looking for more intensive short courses on specific computer applications or advanced techniques? Check out the online Ed2Go classes through OSU E-Campus.  http://www.ed2go.com/oregonstate/