End User Workshop Summaries
The following are summaries of the workshops that University Computing will be offering. Please click on the workshop title for the date and time of the session.
Introduction to Word
This workshop will demonstrate the basics of using Word. Topics include document, text, and paragraph formatting, creating tables, spell and grammar check, and viewing and printing options.
This workshop will cover the basics of using Excel to create a spreadsheet by creating formulas, using functions, and formatting worksheets.
Introduction to PowerPoint
Learn the basics of organizing your thoughts to plan an effective presentation. Topics include creating slides with templates, text and animated transitions, inserting clip art and graphics.
Using Animation in PowerPoint
This workshop focuses on the animation feature in PowerPoint. Add flare to your presentation by adding animated techniques to your slides. This course requires a basic knowledge of MS PowerPoint.
Introduction to Publisher
This workshop will help you create distinctive and professional looking publications, such as newsletters, booklets, brochures, programs, catalogues, flyers, signs, etc.).
Introduction to FrontPage
This workshop will teach you how to build a web site quick and easy. FrontPage lets you skip the tedium of creating your web pages directly in HTML (HyperText Markup Language), the web's underlying language. Instead, you use menus and commands similar to those found in Microsoft's other applications, such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Special Features of Word
This workshop will focus on some of the more useful tools and features users can take advantage of in Word. Some of the topics that will be covered include: table creation, tracking changes, bullets & numbering, headers & footers, autocorrect, customizing the ruler, and inserting graphics. This course requires a basic knowledge of MS Word.
Introduction to Mail Merge Using Word
Learn how to create form letters, envelopes and mailing labels from a list of names and addresses. This course requires a basic knowledge of MS Word.
Beyond the Basics
This workshop will explore beyond the basics of Excel. Some of the topics include: formatting cells, arranging windows, creating graphs/charts, adding headers and footers, and printing options. This course requires a basic knowledge of MS Excel.
Helpsheets are also available on a variety of applications to help you get started.