Tech Tuesday Webinars

Join us online for 15 to 20 minute mini-sessions on best practices and quick tips for using Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Box and other applications.  No registration is necessary.  Use this secure link the day of the session: https://sbuconnect.tcu.edu/techtues/.  The sessions start at 2pm.

Tech Tuesday Schedule

October 24th
Creating Signatures in Outlook: Although most employees have a general signature set up for their email, this session will cover creative ways to use this feature to reduce time spent on replying to the same question. We’ll explore the many ways to use the signature feature as an administrative tool.
Trainer: Danyelle Williams Ackall

November 7th
Tracking Changes in Word: If you’ve asked someone to edit a document for you, it may be difficult to figure out what changes they made. This simple tool in Word can help you track changes, add editorial comments, and compare prior versions.
Trainer: Danyelle Williams Ackall

December 5th
Master Slides in PowerPoint: Change the design of the entire presentation and personalize your presentation in one simple step. This session covers a simple way to change the generic presentation template and make it yours.
Trainer: Danyelle Williams Ackall

For more detailed, hands-on training in the computer lab, join Carlene Coover for classroom training on Box, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Word.  View and register for IT training at: https://it.tcu.edu/events.

Recorded Webinars

Click on the links below to view recorded webinars.

October 4, 2016 – Creating Signatures in Outlook

Although most employees have a general signature set up for their email, this session will cover creative ways to use this feature to reduce time spent on replying to the same question. We’ll explore the many ways to use the signature feature as an administrative tool.
Trainer: Danyelle Williams Ackall

 

October 18, 2016  – Basic Formulas in Excel

If you don’t use Excel very often, using formulas may seem unrealistic. However, if you remember your basic math skills, you can create formulas. We’ll cover simply sums and basic math equations.
Trainer: Carlene Coover

 

November 1, 2016  – Effective Presentations in PowerPoint

This session will cover basic principles for creating PowerPoint presentations for all audiences. No experience necessary!
Trainer: Danyelle Williams Ackall

 

November 15, 2016 – Tracking Changes in Word

If you’ve asked someone to edit a document for you, it may be difficult to figure out what changes they made. This simple tool in Word can help you track changes, add editorial comments, and compare prior versions.
Trainer: Danyelle Williams Ackall

 

November 29, 2016 – Using read receipts, reply to, and voting buttons in Outlook

Administrative professionals spend a lot of time chasing answers to simple questions. This session will focus on an electronic means to register opinions, requests, and replies.
Trainer: Danyelle Williams Ackall

 

January 24,2017 – Subtotals in Excel

Let Excel do the work for you! We’ll cover using the subtotal feature to count entries, sum a list of numbers, or find the minimum, maximum, and average in a long list! This time saving feature is extremely useful and easy to learn.
Trainer: Danyelle Williams Ackall

 

February 7, 2017 – Master Slides in PowerPoint

Change the design of the entire presentation and personalize your presentation in one simple step. This session covers a simple way to change the generic presentation template and make it yours.
Trainer: Danyelle Williams Ackall

 

February 21, 2017 – Basic Forms in Word

If you create forms in Word you won’t want to miss this session. Even beginners can create fill-in-the-blank forms with ease. We’ll cover the how to set up a form and how to keep it locked down so filling in the form doesn’t change the format.
Trainer: Danyelle Williams Ackall

 

March 7, 2017 – Meeting Requests in Outlook

Although creating a meeting request is simply enough, this session will focus on eliminating time wasters for scheduling and scheduled meetings. Creating meetings from emails, attaching agendas and minutes, and using the schedule feature to find available times will be some of the topic covered.
Trainer: Danyelle Williams Ackall

 

March 28, 2017 – Mail Merge in MS Word

Create letters, envelopes, name tents and more using your spreadsheets. This time saver is a guaranteed win!
Trainer: Danyelle Williams Ackall

 

April 4, 2017 – What’s new in mac OS Sierra
Learn about the newest Mac operating system Sierra. We’ll show you some changes to the interface, including using Siri to search your computer. You’ll also be given tips on how to customize your desktop and dock.
Trainer: Carlene Coover

 

April 11, 2017 – If Statements in Excel

Formulas can be quite easy if you know which one to use. This session covers the “IF” formula that allows you to give instructions based upon criteria. If x, then y. If not, then z.
Trainer: Danyelle Williams Ackall

 

April 18, 2017 – Box Basics

If you need easy and secure file storage, join us for this session of Box Basics. We’ll cover storing your files and accessing your files from different computers and devices. In addition, Box is a great tool for collaboration. You can create links to files and share the links easily with others.
Trainer: Carlene Coover

 

April 25, 2017 – Using auto play for PowerPoint

Using You Tube is quite popular, but it can be tricky to add it to your presentation. We’ll cover multiple ways to have video as part of a seamless presentation.
Trainer: Danyelle Williams Ackall

 

May 9, 2017 – Rules and Quick Steps in Outlook

Send all emails from Jane to a specific folder. With one button, send an email to these 15 people. This training will walk you through how to set up rules for Outlook to automatically perform functions and Quick Steps to help you perform functions with one click!
Trainer: Danyelle Williams Ackall

 

June 6, 2017 – Mail Merge to Email

Need to send out numerous emails with individualized results? Here is your answer. Whether it is grades, appointment reminders or a simple notice, we’ll cover how to use the MS Word mail merge feature to create emails.
Trainer: Danyelle Williams Ackall

 

June 20, 2017  – Outlook 2016 for Macintosh.

Take a tour of the newest version of Outlook for Macintosh. Join us as we cover topics such as: attaching files to an email message, organizing mail with folders, creating signatures and using the Out Of Office tool.
Trainer: Carlene Coover


 

July 11, 2017 – From Outline to PowerPoint

When they hand you a presentation outline in MS Word, do you retype it in PowerPoint? There is no need! We’ll show you how to import the outline and let PowerPoint do the work.
Trainer: Carlene Coover

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July 25, 2017  – Using Categories in Outlook

A better way to organize and keep track of emails, meetings and notes. We will show you how to use categories to help you find and sort.
Trainer: Danyelle Williams Ackall

 

Aug 1, 2017  – Statistics in Excel

You enter the grades and you want to know the minimum score, the maximum, the range, the average, the median, etc.  Let Excel do it for you.  We’ll show you how to create descriptive statistics in Excel without the statistics class!
Trainer: Danyelle Williams Ackall

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September 12th – Email Merge in MS Word

Use a spreadsheet to send personalized emails. This session will show you how to use MS Word to create a thousand emails with personal details in a few minutes!
Trainer: Danyelle Williams Ackall

 

September 19th – From Outline to PowerPoint

When they hand you a presentation outline in MS Word, do you retype it in PowerPoint? There is no need! We’ll show you how to import the outline and let PowerPoint do the work.
Trainer: Carlene Coover

 

September 26th – Basic Formulas in Excel

If you don’t use Excel very often, using formulas may seem unrealistic. However, if you remember your basic math skills, you can create formulas. We’ll cover simply sums and basic math equations.
Trainer: Danyelle Williams Ackall

 

October 3rd – Box Basics

If you need easy and secure file storage, join us for this session of Box Basics. We’ll cover storing your files and accessing your files from different computers and devices. In addition, Box is a great tool for collaboration. You can create links to files and share the links easily with others.
Trainer: Carlene Coover

 

October 10th – Headers and Footers in Word

Add a title and page numbers with ease to your report. This quick session teaches you how to insert and format headers and footers and repeat important information on every page.
Trainer: Danyelle Williams Ackall

 

October 17th – More Box Basics

In this session of More Box Basics, see how to use Box for collaboration and group editing. We will also look at Box Sync and the advantages of using it.
Trainer: Carlene Coover