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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
  • Illustrator CS6
    • Introduction to Illustrator CS6
      Adobe Illustrator CS6 is a graphic art program used for creating print and web graphics. Although the program is complex and requires a significant amount of time to master, it is quite easy to learn the basics and create work with a professional appearance. This workshop will cover the basic tools in Illustrator to get you on your way. Please note: This workshop in taught on the MAC platform but is appropriate for PC users since Illustrator's layout is virtually similar.
      For Faculty, Staff, Students - Oct. 10, 2014
  • 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 - Oct. 15, 2014
  • 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 - Oct. 24, 2014
    • 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 - Oct. 1, 2014
Astra
  • Astra
    • Astra: Requester Training
      In this training you will learn to navigate through the updated Astra Scheduling tool version 7.5.12. Training is encouraged for those new to using Astra, as well as for those who would like a refresher course, as we begin a new academic year.
      For Faculty, Staff - Oct. 13, 2014 - Oct. 14, 2014 - Oct. 14, 2014 - Oct. 15, 2014 - Oct. 15, 2014 - Oct. 16, 2014 - Oct. 17, 2014 - Oct. 22, 2014 - Oct. 22, 2014 - Oct. 28, 2014 - Oct. 28, 2014 - Oct. 29, 2014 - Oct. 30, 2014 - Oct. 30, 2014
    • Astra: Scheduler Training
      In this training you will learn to navigate through the updated Astra Scheduling tool version 7.5.12. Training is encouraged for those new to using Astra, as well as for those who would like a refresher course, as we begin a new academic year.
      For Faculty, Staff - Oct. 1, 2014 - Oct. 2, 2014 - Oct. 20, 2014
Google Apps for Education
  • 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 - Oct. 3, 2014
Graphics
  • Graphic Editing/ Design
    • Digital Signage Workshop
      Santa Clara University has several dozen monitors around campus for promoting upcoming events to making targeted announcements to specific members of our community. Migrating from traditional print advertisements to digital displays brings with it many challenges both technical and design. This workshop will cover basic steps to creating a display ad using PowerPoint, Photoshop, InDesign, and/or Illustrator. Learn best practices for creating builds, proper fonts, what to edit out, and how to size your final display. This workshop is recommended for any faculty, student, or staff member that is tasked to create digital monitor ads.
      For Faculty, Staff, Students - Oct. 21, 2014
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 - Oct. 2, 2014 - Oct. 2, 2014 - Oct. 2, 2014 - Oct. 6, 2014 - Oct. 6, 2014 - Oct. 13, 2014 - Oct. 13, 2014 - Oct. 20, 2014 - Oct. 20, 2014 - Oct. 23, 2014 - Oct. 23, 2014 - Oct. 23, 2014 - Oct. 27, 2014 - Oct. 27, 2014 - Oct. 30, 2014 - Oct. 30, 2014 - Oct. 30, 2014 - Nov. 3, 2014 - Nov. 3, 2014 - Nov. 6, 2014 - Nov. 6, 2014 - Nov. 6, 2014 - Nov. 10, 2014 - Nov. 10, 2014 - Nov. 13, 2014 - Nov. 13, 2014 - Nov. 13, 2014 - Nov. 17, 2014 - Nov. 17, 2014 - Nov. 20, 2014 - Nov. 20, 2014 - Nov. 20, 2014 - Nov. 24, 2014 - Nov. 24, 2014 - Dec. 1, 2014 - Dec. 1, 2014 - Dec. 4, 2014 - Dec. 4, 2014 - Dec. 4, 2014 - Dec. 8, 2014 - Dec. 8, 2014 - Dec. 11, 2014 - Dec. 11, 2014 - Dec. 11, 2014 - Dec. 18, 2014 - Dec. 18, 2014 - Dec. 18, 2014
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 - Nov. 4, 2014
    • 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 - Oct. 23, 2014
  • Spreadsheets
    • 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 - Oct. 29, 2014
    • 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 - Oct. 7, 2014 - Oct. 31, 2014
    • 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 - Oct. 20, 2014
Web Development
  • Web Publishing
    • 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 - Oct. 9, 2014
    • 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 - Oct. 27, 2014
    • 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 - Nov. 11, 2014
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