Training workshops are one of the ways in which University Technology supports technology use at Drew. Workshops are held on a variety of topics ranging from Google Drive, Mail and Calendar to Moodle and Microsoft Office. Workshops are announced by email and/or the Drew Today to the appropriate audiences and through University Technology Twitter and Facebook. When open lab training sessions or workshops are scheduled, they will be posted on this page.

Do you have feedback on a workshop you attended? Please fill out our survey! http://tinyurl.com/drew-workshops


In-Person Workshops

*All workshops are held in the Library/UT Classroom in the Academic Commons (main floor of the Library).

To register, simply add the appointment for the workshop you plan to attend to your Google calendar by clicking on the appropriate button below!

Google Forms

Google Forms is an innovative tool that can be used many ways in the classroom. Gathering information from students, assessing student understanding and gathering data are the most popular ways Forms can be used in the classroom. In this workshop, faculty will learn all the basic technical skills needed to implement this tool to enhance their course curriculum.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 10am-11am

Word

Please join us for a dip into the basic and hidden features of Microsoft Word. Learn about section breaks, em dashes, and time-saving styles.

Monday, February 27, 2017 1:30pm-2:30pm
Thursday, March 2, 2017 11am-12pm

PowerPoint

Much can be done with a PowerPoint presentation to capture the attention of your audience. Join us to learn about slide layout, objects you can include, and presenting options.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 10am-11am
Thursday, March 9, 2017 4pm-5pm

Google Drive

Google Drive is a great set of tools to promote collaboration and facilitate editing and grading of documents, presentations and spreadsheets. Participants will learn the technical skills to use Slides, Sheets and Docs for enhancement of student learning. We will discuss how to apply pedagogical best practices to implement effective assignments.

Monday, March 27, 2017 3:15pm-4:15pm

Google Maps

Google Maps can be used for many different projects in a variety of subject areas. Google Maps can help represent visuals in a way that traditional activities cannot, such as mapping locations found in literature and annotating historical sites. Participants will be shown all of the technical skills needed to integrate Google Maps into their courses.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 10am-11am
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 1:30pm-2:30pm

Online Workshops

Sometimes, it is not possible to attend a workshop covering a topic of interest to you. Fear not! We have made a number of workshops available to you 24/7! Please visit the Instructional Technology category in Moodle to see everything we offer.

Appointments

If you can’t make the above workshops, or have a question after reviewing online materials, please make an appointment for an individual session by calling the UT Service Center at (973) 408-4357 (or by dialing HELP from your Drew phone).

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