Software Learning eConference

Software Learning eConference 2020

Image of student participating in the software learning e-conference.As we approach the beginning of the fall semester, we cordially invite you to join us for the first-ever Software Learning eConference. This two day series of workshops will highlight various software that can help you be efficient and successful for this fall semester. 

Workshops topics will include Zoom, Office365 applications, Brightspace, and the PNW Library. There will also be a Security session on phishing where you will learn how to protect yourself, and the University, from cyber criminals. View the conference schedule below for a more detailed list of topics and times.

IS wants to help you maximize your time and provide safe distancing options both in the classroom and in the office. We look forward to seeing you on August 17-18, 2020, and help you Power Onward this Fall.

Conference Schedule

In order to present workshops with information most relevant to you, our conference has two scheduled days. August 17 will focus on staff, covering tools that will ensure a smooth transition into the Fall semester. August 18 focuses on faculty, and provides workshops for IS tools that will maximize classroom ability.

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m

Morning Session (Zoom Morning Session)

  • Welcome from Vice Chancellor Tim Winders
  • Agenda
  • Activity
  • Q&A with IS

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12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch Break

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Microsoft Word (Microsoft Word Zoom)

  • Learn about headings, table of contents and accessibility

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Microsoft Excel (Microsoft Excel Zoom)

  • Learn how to easily sort and create dynamic charts with Pivot Charts in Excel

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Zoom (Zoom Meeting)

  • Learn the basics of Zoom

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Exchange Online (Exchange Online Zoom)

  • Learn about signatures, scheduling and organizing

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Phishing Session (Phishing Zoom)

  • Recognizing spam email and what to do if you click on a phishing email

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3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Google (Google Zoom Meeting)

  • Learn how to create and collaborate in Google

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Cool Tech Trends (Cool Tech Trends Zoom)

  • Using Brightspace to create a community with your college/department

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Afternoon Recap (Afternoon Recap Link)

  • Wrapping up the day
  • Q&A Session

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m

Morning Session (Zoom Morning Session)

  • Welcome from Vice Chancellor Tim Winders
  • Agenda
  • Activity
  • Q&A with IS

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch Break

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Brightspace Overview (Brightspace Overview Zoom)

  • Learn about Brightspace

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Using Zoom in Brightspace (Zoom+Brightspace Meeting)

  • Learn how to easily access Zoom in Brightspace

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Kaltura (Kaltura Zoom)

  • Learn how to get start, record and upload a video

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Zoom (Zoom-Extended Meeting)

  • Hour long session
  • Learn the Zoom basics features and instructional purpose

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Google (Google Zoom Meeting)

  • Learn how to create and collaborate in Google

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Phishing Session (Phishing Zoom)

  • Recognizing spam email and what to do if you click on a phishing email

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3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Cool Tech Trends (Cool Tech Trends Day 2)

  • Learn how to use Slido
  • Brightspace showcase of building community with your department

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Afternoon Recap (Afternoon Recap Link)

  • Wrapping up the day
  • Q&A Session
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