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NCTS Training Lab

153J Hammond Building
University Park, PA 16802 United States

Upcoming Events

June 2019

Office 365 – What’s New? – June 26 at 10:00 AM

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Our University wide Office 365 subscription keeps our Office applications update to date with the latest new tools. Each of these session will discuss some of the newly released features.

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Tech Bites: Outlook Scheduling Tools – June 27 at 11:00 AM

June 27 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

You need to schedule a meeting, but when is everyone available? This session will cover two ways you can use Microsoft Outlook to make for simplicity in scheduling ... even if the other person doesn't use their Outlook calendar to its fullest extent.

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Creating Fillable PDF Forms – June 27 at 1:30 PM

June 27 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn to quickly create fillable PDF forms.

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July 2019

Tuesday Morning Tutoring – July 02 at 8:30 AM

July 2 @ 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 – July 02 at 1:30 PM

July 2 @ 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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Zoom – Host Controls – July 03 at 10:00 AM

July 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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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Tuesday Morning Tutoring – July 09 at 8:30 AM

July 9 @ 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 Outlook – Customize Your Outlook Experience – July 09 at 1:30 PM

July 9 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Many people don’t realize that Outlook can be personalized in so many ways! Learn more about views, settings, categories, signatures and more!

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Tech Bites: Mail Merge Emails – July 11 at 11:00 AM

July 11 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Mail merge lets you send out personalized emails even if you have a large list of recipients.

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Adobe Spark: Pages – July 12 at 1:30 PM

July 12 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Do you need a simple web page? Adobe Spark: Pages is a platform designed to help you make web pages in minutes.Participants will be introduced to the basics of Adobe Spark: Pages. They will then be led through the creation of the pieces of a web page.

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Tuesday Morning Tutoring – July 16 at 8:30 AM

July 16 @ 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 and Timesavers – July 16 at 1:30 PM

July 16 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 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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Office 365 – What’s New? – July 18 at 1:30 PM

July 18 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Our University wide Office 365 subscription keeps our Office applications update to date with the latest new tools. Each of these session will discuss some of the newly released features.

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Tuesday Morning Tutoring – July 23 at 8:30 AM

July 23 @ 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 – Planner – July 23 at 1:30 PM

July 23 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The Office 365 Planner app allows you to visually organize the tasks, timeline, and progress of your projects. Add others to your plan to assign tasks and keep everyone aware of the project's progression.

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Promoting Digital Inclusion with Accessibility in Office 365 – July 24 at 10:00 AM

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Office 365 provides best-in-class apps and powerful cloud services with accessibility built-in. Designed to meet the needs of people around the globe with different abilities, the features within Office 365 ensure everyone can create, communicate, and collaborate on any device.

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Microsoft Outlook – Managing Your Spam Settings – July 24 at 1:30 PM

July 24 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn more about the spam setting for Outlook now that we've moved to Office 365. Personlize your level of screening, block repeat offenders, and select your "safe senders".

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Tech Bites: Excel Special Treatment (Go To Special) – July 25 at 11:00 AM

July 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Explore Microsoft Excel tricks to expidite your editing or creating.

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Tuesday Morning Tutoring – July 30 at 8:30 AM

July 30 @ 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 – Teams – July 30 at 1:30 PM

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

Tips for using Teams to create the ultimate digital work space for your group.

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PowerPoint is Going Places – July 31 at 10:00 AM

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

We think of PowerPoint as an A to B type of process. You create slides and then click through them. What if your presentation and the conversation it creates could drive the order. Using a new tool in PowerPoint, we’ll look at how to make an adaptable presentation.

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Adobe Photoshop – Basic Editing – July 31 at 1:30 PM

July 31 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 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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August 2019

Office 365 – Forms – August 01 at 10:00 AM

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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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Tuesday Morning Tutoring – August 06 at 8:30 AM

August 6 @ 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,…

Find out more »

COE Computing Orientation – August 06 at 1:30 PM

August 6 @ 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.

Find out more »

Office 365: Group Communication & Collaboration – August 07 at 1:30 PM

August 7 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Office 365 has given us many different ways to share and collaborate, some new, some old. We'll compare and contrast the different tools to help you choose what will with best for your project or group.

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Tech Bites: Outlook Power Tips (Outlook Jedi) – August 08 at 11:00 AM

August 8 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Outlook has many features in place to help you spend less time on email. Participants will learn some quick tips that can help them on their way to becoming a Power User.

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Tuesday Morning Tutoring – August 13 at 8:30 AM

August 13 @ 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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Creating Fillable PDF Forms – August 14 at 1:30 PM

August 14 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn to quickly create fillable PDF forms.

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Office 365: What’s New? – August 15 at 10:00 AM

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Our University wide Office 365 subscription keeps our Office applications update to date with the latest new tools. Each of these session will discuss some of the newly released features.

Find out more »

Adobe Spark: Video – August 16 at 1:30 PM

August 16 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 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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Tuesday Morning Tutoring – August 20 at 8:30 AM

August 20 @ 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: Host Controls – August 20 at 1:30 PM

August 20 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 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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Controlling your E-mail: Tricks to amp up your productivity – August 21 at 10:00 AM

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

This session will explore things you can do to take control over your email. From reducing the number of attachments you receive to managing your settings, you’ll learn about things you can do to stem the flow.

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Tech Bites: Peace Out (Planning to be Out of the Office) – August 22 at 11:00 AM

August 22 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

Make sure your inbox is under control so you can relax on your vacation.

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Tuesday Morning Tutoring – August 27 at 8:30 AM

August 27 @ 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 – One Drive – August 28 at 10:00 AM

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Get access to your files from anywhere and put OneDrive to work to share and collaborate with your team.

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Office 365 – Working with 3D Models – August 29 at 1:30 PM

August 29 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Give your documents and presentations a bit of added flair with 3D Models

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