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NCTS Training Lab

153J Hammond Building
University Park, PA 16802 United States

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October 2019

Microsoft Outlook – Calendar Control – October 17, 2019 at 10:00 AM

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm

How to control what other can see on your calendar. Learn more about scheduling on another user's calendar.

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Working with Graphics – October 17, 2019 at 2:00 PM

October 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Canva (not to be confused with Canvas) is a web based tool that allows you to quickly and easily design and publish documents.

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Tuesday Morning Tutoring – October 22, 2019 at 8:30 AM

October 22 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

NCTS  offers a dedicated weekly time slot to provide support for these types of questions and more. Tuesday Morning Tutoring will be offered between 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. in the Engineering Training Lab at 153 J Hammond. Each Tuesday, the NCTS training staff will be available to provide walk-in assistance for faculty and staff in the College of Engineering. The training staff will continue to be available for on-demand assistance at other times. Reservations are not necessarily required, but if you can,…

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Tuesday Morning Tutoring – October 29, 2019 at 8:30 AM

October 29 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

NCTS  offers a dedicated weekly time slot to provide support for these types of questions and more. Tuesday Morning Tutoring will be offered between 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. in the Engineering Training Lab at 153 J Hammond. Each Tuesday, the NCTS training staff will be available to provide walk-in assistance for faculty and staff in the College of Engineering. The training staff will continue to be available for on-demand assistance at other times. Reservations are not necessarily required, but if you can,…

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Microsoft PowerPoint – Lazy Guide to Design – October 29, 2019 at 2:00 PM

October 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

PowerPoint has features built right in to make designing a presentation easier. During this session, participants will learn about the 30-second shortcut that will make their slides better ... which makes presentations more memorable.

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November 2019

Tuesday Morning Tutoring – November 5, 2019 at 8:30 AM

November 5 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

NCTS  offers a dedicated weekly time slot to provide support for these types of questions and more. Tuesday Morning Tutoring will be offered between 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. in the Engineering Training Lab at 153 J Hammond. Each Tuesday, the NCTS training staff will be available to provide walk-in assistance for faculty and staff in the College of Engineering. The training staff will continue to be available for on-demand assistance at other times. Reservations are not necessarily required, but if you can,…

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COE Computing Orientation – November 5, 2019 at 1:30 PM

November 5 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

This training session will give an overview of the College of Engineering Network in a seminar styled session. Learn about the College network, who to call for assistance, what network drives/services are available, password requirements, how to log on/off, connect to network drives, etc. This course is beneficial to new users within the College of Engineering.

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Tech Bites: Scheduling Zoom Meetings for Others – November 7, 2019 at 11:00 AM

November 7 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Do you schedule Zoom meeting for people other than yourself? Are asked to set up a Zoom link for a meeting you won't even attend? This session will look into Zoom features that allow you to do just that!

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Tuesday Morning Tutoring – November 12, 2019 at 8:30 AM

November 12 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

NCTS  offers a dedicated weekly time slot to provide support for these types of questions and more. Tuesday Morning Tutoring will be offered between 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. in the Engineering Training Lab at 153 J Hammond. Each Tuesday, the NCTS training staff will be available to provide walk-in assistance for faculty and staff in the College of Engineering. The training staff will continue to be available for on-demand assistance at other times. Reservations are not necessarily required, but if you can,…

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Zoom – How to Host a Meeting – November 12, 2019 at 2:00 PM

November 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Explore the host tools and features within Zoom. Attendees will learn how to customize their meeting settings, manage participants, collect feedback, and designate co-hosts.

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Microsoft Excel – Practical Skills – November 13, 2019 at 2:00 PM

November 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

New to Excel? Or maybe you've been using Excel but feel like you could use a refresher? Attendees will craft a spreadsheet from scratch, learn to create formulas, sort & filter their data, format their worksheet, and add basic charts.

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Microsoft Outlook – Account Delegation – November 14, 2019 at 2:00 PM

November 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Maybe you have heard the term "delegate" used in context to email before ... but what does it mean to be an Office 365 account delegate? Participants will learn that being an account delegate moves beyond just sharing folders and calendars. Account delegation allows someone to act on your behalf.

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Tuesday Morning Tutoring – November 19, 2019 at 8:30 AM

November 19 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

NCTS  offers a dedicated weekly time slot to provide support for these types of questions and more. Tuesday Morning Tutoring will be offered between 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. in the Engineering Training Lab at 153 J Hammond. Each Tuesday, the NCTS training staff will be available to provide walk-in assistance for faculty and staff in the College of Engineering. The training staff will continue to be available for on-demand assistance at other times. Reservations are not necessarily required, but if you can,…

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Adobe Spark – Videos – November 19, 2019 at 2:00 PM

November 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Want to know how to create a video with zero editing experience? This is the session where you will walk in as a video watcher and leave as a budding video editor.Learn how to combine text, still photos, and videos into a moving presentation. Participants will be led through the creation of an Adobe Spark: Video.

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Tech Bites: Things We’re Thankful For In Office 365 – November 21, 2019 at 11:00 AM

November 21 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Vikki and Dawn will share their top favorite features of Office 365.

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Tuesday Morning Tutoring – November 26, 2019 at 8:30 AM

November 26 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

NCTS  offers a dedicated weekly time slot to provide support for these types of questions and more. Tuesday Morning Tutoring will be offered between 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. in the Engineering Training Lab at 153 J Hammond. Each Tuesday, the NCTS training staff will be available to provide walk-in assistance for faculty and staff in the College of Engineering. The training staff will continue to be available for on-demand assistance at other times. Reservations are not necessarily required, but if you can,…

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Microsoft PowerPoint – Creating Consistency with Templates – November 26, 2019 at 2:00 PM

November 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

When you start to create a new PowerPoint, do you find yourself changing the font or color of each slide?Do you make adjustments that you seem to do again and again? Attend this session to learn about Slide Masters and templates. Slide Masters allow you to make adjustments that apply to your entire deck (or even portions of it). Templates allow you to have a ready-to-go base for your presentation so that every one you create looks the same. [formidable…

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December 2019

Tuesday Morning Tutoring – December 3, 2019 at 8:30 AM

December 3 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

NCTS  offers a dedicated weekly time slot to provide support for these types of questions and more. Tuesday Morning Tutoring will be offered between 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. in the Engineering Training Lab at 153 J Hammond. Each Tuesday, the NCTS training staff will be available to provide walk-in assistance for faculty and staff in the College of Engineering. The training staff will continue to be available for on-demand assistance at other times. Reservations are not necessarily required, but if you can,…

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COE Computing Orientation – December 3, 2019 at 1:30 PM

December 3 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

This training session will give an overview of the College of Engineering Network in a seminar styled session. Learn about the College network, who to call for assistance, what network drives/services are available, password requirements, how to log on/off, connect to network drives, etc. This course is beneficial to new users within the College of Engineering.

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Tech Bites: Outlook Scheduling Tools – December 5, 2019 at 11:00 AM

December 5 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Put Outlook to work for you to find the best meeting time.

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Tuesday Morning Tutoring – December 10, 2019 at 8:30 AM

December 10 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

NCTS  offers a dedicated weekly time slot to provide support for these types of questions and more. Tuesday Morning Tutoring will be offered between 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. in the Engineering Training Lab at 153 J Hammond. Each Tuesday, the NCTS training staff will be available to provide walk-in assistance for faculty and staff in the College of Engineering. The training staff will continue to be available for on-demand assistance at other times. Reservations are not necessarily required, but if you can,…

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Microsoft Excel – Shortcuts & Timesavers – December 10, 2019 at 2:00 PM

December 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Microsoft Excel features some useful shortcuts and time-savers. Many of these are just a click or keystroke away!In this hands-on course, participants will learn about some of the most popular shortcuts. They will also learn about other ways to make Excel more in tune with their day-to-day tasks.

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Adobe Photoshop – Basic Photo Editing – December 11, 2019 at 2:00 PM

December 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Adobe Photoshop offers powerful photo editing capabilities. During the training session, participants will explore the program’s interface. The course includes an introduction the available tools. Session will include work with shapes and text, as well as a variety of photo editing tools. Work with layers, and apply filters, effects and styles.

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Tuesday Morning Tutoring – December 17, 2019 at 8:30 AM

December 17 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

NCTS  offers a dedicated weekly time slot to provide support for these types of questions and more. Tuesday Morning Tutoring will be offered between 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. in the Engineering Training Lab at 153 J Hammond. Each Tuesday, the NCTS training staff will be available to provide walk-in assistance for faculty and staff in the College of Engineering. The training staff will continue to be available for on-demand assistance at other times. Reservations are not necessarily required, but if you can,…

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Office 365 – Forms – December 17, 2019 at 2:00 PM

December 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Easily collect data through surveys, quizzes, and polls using Forms. The application automatically generates graphs using responses and can be exported to Excel for more in-depth analysis.

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Microsoft Excel – Show & Tell – December 18, 2019 at 2:00 PM

December 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Have you figured out a cool Excel trick? Want to see a co-worker share a new way to do a similar task? Let's learn together!

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Tech Bites: Tis the Season to be Sharing – December 19, 2019 at 11:00 AM

December 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Office 365 lets us share and collaborate with ease! Learn more about how to quickly and easily connect with co-workers!

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