Augustana staff member wins national award Posted on June 28, 2016

Robert Brennan takes home the IT Innovation Award presented by the Canadian University Council of Chief Information Officers.

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DidUknow: Teaching with Moodle Workshop May 2016 Posted on April 11, 2016

Scheduled for: Wednesday May 4th, 2016 @ 8:30 PM

We are inviting 8 participants to join in a free two-day Moodle workshop on May 4th-5th on the Augustana Campus. Register for a new professional development opportunity and take your class beyond the classroom. Designed to provide a good foundation and context to Moodle, the course covers multiple aspects of the Moodle learning platform, including …

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DidUknow: How to protect your Google Spreadsheet data Posted on April 11, 2016

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 12th, 2016 @ 11:15 AM

  The ability to share and collaborate with Google Sheets is an excellent feature, however, this can lead to many unwanted modifications or edits. By protecting you sheet’s data you can ensure that only certain data can be modified. In this session we will explore 3 ways that you can to do this.   When: …

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DidUknow: How to search more effectively using Google Posted on March 31, 2016

Scheduled for: Tuesday April 5th, 2016 @ 11:00 AM

Do you find that your Google searches are not giving you the results you what? Advanced Search lets you focus your Googling, giving you more control over the results. In this session you will learn some advanced Google search lead to more relevant results.   When: April 5th, 2016 – 11:10 am to 11:45 am …

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DidUknow: How to use LifeSize equipment with Google Hangouts Posted on March 23, 2016

Scheduled for: Tuesday March 29th, 2016 @ 11:00 AM

In this session, you will learn how to setup and operate TLS’s portable video conferencing equipment with Google hangouts. This device is perfect for face-to-face video calls and screen sharing where you want to show multiple people in one space. This tool is also invaluable if you want to run a webinar or remote class. …

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DidUknow: How to use Google Hangouts Posted on March 3, 2016

Scheduled for: Tuesday March 8th, 2016 @ 11:00 AM

  last time we took you beyond email and showed you how to easily communicate with your colleagues, have face-to-face video calls, and chat with multiple people with Hangouts in Gmail. In this session, you will see how you can host a video conference, hold remote interviews, and create virtual classes. With Google Hangouts, you …

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DidUknow: How to use Hangouts in Gmail Posted on February 25, 2016

Scheduled for: Tuesday March 1st, 2016 @ 11:00 AM

In this session, you will go beyond email and see how you can easily communicate with your colleagues through Hangouts in Gmail. You can make phone calls, have face-to-face video calls, and chat with multiple people. Date: March 1st, 2016 – 11:10 am to 11:45 am   Location: 1-130 Library Computer Classroom   Instructor: Robert …

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DidUknow: How to use Excel’s fill handle and flash fills Posted on January 28, 2016

Scheduled for: Tuesday February 2nd, 2016 @ 11:10 AM

DidUknow: How to use Excel’s fill handle and flash fills In this session, we will explore two simple Excel functions that will help you populate your worksheets more efficiently. A fill handle is a feature that allows you to extend and fill a series of numbers, dates, or even text to a desired number of …

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DidUknow: How to Use Excel’s Goal Seek Posted on January 20, 2016

Scheduled for: Tuesday January 26th, 2016 @ 11:10 AM

DidUknow: How to Use Excel’s Goal Seek   Do you often know the value you want a cell to read but you don’t know what inputs will produce the value? Excel’s Goal Seek does the work for you, telling you what data you need to put into your cells to produce the results you are …

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DidUknow: How to Use Tasks in Google Apps Posted on January 15, 2016

Scheduled for: Tuesday January 19th, 2016 @ 11:00 AM

DidUknow: How to Use Tasks in Google Apps   Do you want to take back your time and still keep up with all your day’s tasks? Google Tasks is a powerful way to stay organized. At the end of this session you will be able to: Create a checklist of tasks Add notes and due …

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DidUknow 2015 teaching with technology winter workshops Posted on November 26, 2015

Scheduled for: Wednesday December 9th, 2015 @ 9:00 AM

DidUknow 2015 teaching with technology winter workshops   Register for this professional development opportunity and choose to attend all or some of the offered sessions. Registration closes December 8th 2015 We are inviting faculty to join us on December 9th for a learning event that consists of 4 workshops and 1 round table discussion. The …

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DidUknow: How to Create Appointment Slots in Google Calendar Posted on November 23, 2015

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 25th, 2015 @ 1:00 PM

DidUknow: How to Create Appointment Slots in Google Calendar   Do you have open office hours for students? Would you like to allow people to book a predetermined appointment time with you? By creating an appointment slot in Google Calendar, you get to decide when and where you’re available to the public. Create an appointment …

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DidUknow: How to Save Time Using Google Contact Groups Posted on November 16, 2015

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 18th, 2015 @ 1:00 PM

Do you find yourself emailing the same group of people over and over? If you are adding contacts one by one to emails or meetings, then this session is for you.   Date: November 18th – 1:15pm to 1:45pm Location: 1-130 Library Computer Classroom Instructor: Robert Brennan *Note that space is limited and registration will …

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DidUknow: How to create Pivot Tables in Excel Posted on November 2, 2015

Scheduled for: Wednesday November 4th, 2015 @ 1:00 PM

DidUknow: How to create Pivot Tables in Excel Do you find yourself using functions like SUMIF, COUNTA, and COUNTIF often to summarise data in Excel? Then using Pivot Tables could save you a lot of time and work tabulating and summarizing data in your spreadsheets. Pivot Tables are a key tool especially if your data …

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DidUknow: How to search more effectively using Google Posted on October 15, 2015

Scheduled for: Wednesday October 21st, 2015 @ 1:00 PM

DidUknow: How to search more effectively using Google Do you find that your Google searches are not giving you the results you what? Advanced Search lets you focus your Googling, giving you more control over the results. In this session you will learn some advanced Google search techniques that will give you more relevant results. …

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DidUknow Day 2015 – Fall Break Mini Conference Posted on October 14, 2015

Scheduled for: Friday October 23rd, 2015 @ 9:30 AM

DidUknow Day 2015 –  Fall Break Mini Conference We are inviting faculty to join us on October 23rd for DidUknow Day 2015. DidUknow Day is a mini conference held during fall break that consists of 4 workshops and 1 round table discussion. The sessions are designed to provide faculty tools or techniques that they can …

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DidUknow: How to use conditional formatting in Microsoft Excel Posted on October 8, 2015

Scheduled for: Wednesday October 14th, 2015 @ 1:00 PM

DidUknow: How to use conditional formatting in Microsoft Excel   Working in an Excel worksheets can be very cumbersome. It’s often extremely difficult to see patterns and trends just from examining the raw data. Conditional formatting provides ways to visualize data and make worksheets easier to understand. In this session you will learn how to …

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DidUknow: How to book a meeting with Google Calendar Posted on September 30, 2015

Scheduled for: Wednesday October 7th, 2015 @ 1:15 PM

DidUknow that you can book meeting with your colleagues using Google Calendar? In this session we will show you how. We will cover: Finding a meeting time that works Creating a meeting for large groups inviting you colleague to a meeting and more Date: October 7th – 1:15pm to 1:45pm Location: 1-130 Library Computer Classroom Instructor: …

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DidUknow: How to Share Documents with Google Drive Posted on September 25, 2015

Scheduled for: Wednesday September 30th, 2015 @ 1:00 PM

DidUknow: How to Share Documents with Google Drive   Would you like to share documents, files, or folders with your colleagues?  Google Drive allows you to share and collaborate with your colleagues utilizing many document types. At the end of this session you will be able to: Share a Google Doc Set file permissions on …

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Augustanian excellence recognized with major awards Posted on June 29, 2015

They’re amazing and they’re ours: Glen Hvenegaard, Julian Forrest and Robert Brennan were presented with awards.

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