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Are you stuck on a piece of software? Do you need a quick refresher on technology for yourself or your department? Technology Training now offers Software Support Office Hours in 45-minute sessions. Please locate a date and time from our calendar that best works with your schedule, briefly describe the level of support you're seeking, and one of our Technology Training Specialists will work with you here at our office.

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Adobe CS6
  • Acrobat X
    • Acrobat Pro X - PDF Essentials
      During this workshop we will be working with Adobe Acrobat X. Users will learn how to create simple forms, edit text, add a digital signature, merge documents and aggregate data. If you have or are planning on purchasing Acrobat Pro this workshop is for you.
      For Faculty, Staff, Students - Feb. 3, 2015 - Mar. 3, 2015
  • InDesign CS6
    • InDesign CS6 Fundamentals
      This introductory course delves into Adobe's InDesign CS6 desktop publishing application. This class is appropriate for beginning level users of InDesign. Students will use frames to place text and graphics, learn typography and paragraph formatting, and explore how to draw and manipulate objects and graphics. Course is taught in the MAC environment.
      For Faculty, Staff, Students - Feb. 11, 2015
  • Photoshop CS6
    • Introduction to Photoshop CS6
      This introductory class is perfect for anyone who wants to learn quick, effective tips to improve their digital photos. Learn about the new Photoshop CS6 environment and how to use basic image editing techniques to fix and enhance your photos.
      For Faculty, Staff, Students - Jan. 22, 2015 - Feb. 10, 2015 - Mar. 4, 2015
    • Photoshop CS6 - Mastering the Selection Tools
      Increase your knowledge base of Photoshop by mastering the selection tools. Work with hard to select image elements such as hair, color ranges and fuzzy edges. Dive into the Select menu commands and the Marquee, Lasso, and Magic Wand tools, and then learn how to refine your selections with Expand and Contract, Smooth and Feather, Quick Mask, and other controls.
      For Faculty, Staff, Students - Feb. 18, 2015
    • Photoshop CS6 - Retouching Portraits
      This hands-on workshop will cover some basic techniques in Photoshop CS6 for enhancing portraits. Quickly prepare and create images for the web. Learn how to enhance portraits appropriately so they don't look like they've been "Photoshopped." This course is taught in the MAC environment but is appropriate for PC users as well.
      For Faculty, Staff, Students - Jan. 28, 2015
    • Photoshop CS6 - Web Ready Images
      If you have pictures that you want to use on a webpage or create thumbnails of them, or you would like to learn how to create animated images for a website, this class is for you. Learn the tools of Photoshop CS6 to quickly prepare and create images for the web. Appropriate for Mac and PC users.
      For Faculty, Staff, Students - Feb. 4, 2015
Google Apps for Education
  • Google Docs
    • Google Apps Brown Bag - New Drive
      The "New" Google Drive experience has arrived. Google announced back in mid 2014 that it had completely revamped the Google Drive interface. Users were given an opportunity to switch from the classic layout to the new experience. Bring your lunch for a short walk through of the new default Google Drive environment. Learn how to successfully manage your folders and shared files both online and offline.
      For Faculty, Staff, Students - Jan. 13, 2015 - Jan. 14, 2015 - Jan. 15, 2015
  • Google Drive
    • "New" Google Drive Workshop
      Ready to experience the "New" Google Drive? GDrive lets you store and access your files anywhere -- on the web, on your hard drive, or on the go. Learn about 'offline' versus 'online' file management. Get a brief introduction to creating Google Docs, Forms, Sheets, and Presentation. Learn how to successfully manage your folders and shared files.
      For Faculty, Staff, Students - Jan. 23, 2015
Holiday Closure
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
      In honor of MLK, thousands of volunteers and volunteer centers across the country donate their time to make a difference on this day. There are hundreds of volunteer opportunities through out Santa Clara County. Below is short list of opportunities.
      For Faculty, Staff, Students - Jan. 19, 2015
  • Presidents' Day
    • Presidents' Day
      Presidents' Day Holiday.
      For Faculty, Staff, Students - Feb. 16, 2015
Office Hours
  • Software Support Office Hours
    • Office Hours
      Are you stuck on a piece of software? Do you need a quick refresher on technology for yourself or your department? Technology Training now offers Software Support Office Hours in 45-minute sessions. Please locate a date and time from our calendar that best works with your schedule, briefly describe the level of support you're seeking, and one of our Technology Training Specialists will work with you here at our office.
      For Faculty, Staff, Students - Jan. 5, 2015 - Jan. 5, 2015 - Jan. 8, 2015 - Jan. 8, 2015 - Jan. 12, 2015 - Jan. 12, 2015 - Jan. 15, 2015 - Jan. 15, 2015 - Jan. 22, 2015 - Jan. 22, 2015 - Jan. 26, 2015 - Jan. 26, 2015 - Jan. 29, 2015 - Jan. 29, 2015 - Feb. 2, 2015 - Feb. 2, 2015 - Feb. 5, 2015 - Feb. 5, 2015 - Feb. 9, 2015 - Feb. 9, 2015 - Feb. 12, 2015 - Feb. 12, 2015 - Feb. 19, 2015 - Feb. 19, 2015 - Feb. 23, 2015 - Feb. 23, 2015 - Feb. 26, 2015 - Feb. 26, 2015 - Mar. 2, 2015 - Mar. 2, 2015 - Mar. 5, 2015 - Mar. 5, 2015 - Mar. 9, 2015 - Mar. 9, 2015 - Mar. 12, 2015 - Mar. 12, 2015 - Mar. 16, 2015 - Mar. 16, 2015 - Mar. 19, 2015 - Mar. 19, 2015
Office Productivity Software
  • Microsoft Office
    • PowerPoint 2010 - Advanced Techniques Laboratory
      Have you been using the same old PowerPoint presentation for sometime? This fast paced workshop is for intermediate users who want to learn simple, effective tips to improve their work-flow. This workshop skips over basics and dives deep into advance editing features. We will be working in PowerPoint 2010 on the Windows platform. MAC users are welcomed though instruction will be PC based. Users attending the workshop are encouraged to bring existing presentations to work on.
      For Faculty, Staff, Students - Mar. 10, 2015
    • PowerPoint 2010 - Essentials Training
      Learn how to create effective and professional-looking presentations with PowerPoint 2010. This class will cover basic PowerPoint skills needed to create a dynamic slide presentation. If you learn quickly, and can handle a fast-paced, hands on lesson, then this class is for you. Learn the basic tips to help you effectively engage your audience.
      For Faculty, Staff, Students - Feb. 12, 2015
  • Spreadsheets
    • Excel 2010 Essentials Training
      Do you need to get up and running with Excel fast? Do you have a project in mind or just need to understand how to create and format a spreadsheet? Then this hands-on Excel essentials class is just for you!
      For Faculty, Staff, Students - Jan. 14, 2015
    • Excel 2010: Charting
      In this course you will learn how to create professional looking charts with ease, edit and format charts, and import charts into other Microsoft programs.
      For Faculty, Staff, Students - Jan. 22, 2015
    • Excel 2010: Data Analysis
      Are you ready to take your Excel skills to the next level? Do you need to know how to use the extremely powerful data analysis tools to help facilitate business decisions? Then this class is for you!
      For Faculty, Staff, Students - Feb. 5, 2015
    • Excel 2010: Pivot Tables
      In this class you will learn how to manipulate large quantities of data by summarizing and evaluating the data with Microsoft Excel 2010 Pivot Tables.
      For Faculty, Staff, Students - Jan. 26, 2015
Web Development
  • Web Publishing
    • Commonspot - Administrator Training
      This course is designed to review Commonspot Administrator skills critical to maintaining your website.
      For Faculty, Staff, Students - Jan. 20, 2015
    • Commonspot - Contributor Training
      In this two hour class you will learn to maintain your Commonspot web pages. Learn how to login to CMS, Edit text, work with the rich text editor, add images, create tables, links, and add right hand elements.
      For Faculty, Staff, Students - Jan. 13, 2015
    • Commonspot - Exploring the Blog Element
      This course is designed for a Commonspot user who has already mastered the basics. We will explore how to use the Blog and Blog Feature Elements.
      For Faculty, Staff, Students - Feb. 3, 2015
    • Commonspot - Exploring the Survey Element
      This course is designed for a Commonspot user who has already mastered the basics. We will explore how to construct and deliver an on-line survey using the Survey Creation Manager.
      For Faculty, Staff, Students - Jan. 27, 2015
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