Training Opportunities

To sign up for a class, email growwithmu@marquette.edu or call (414) 288-7305. For more information on classes, visit the Grow with Marquette website.

MyDocs Has Moved to OneDrive
Learn more about accessing and sharing your PC documents that are now stored in OneDrive via the Office 365 portal. Synchronize files from your computer to the cloud. Find files and make shortcuts to access them easily. Explore sharing options via the portal and using Outlook or Outlook on the Web.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 / 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 12, 2017 / 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Creating Accessible Documents
What makes a document accessible? Start by making an accessible Word or PowerPoint document. Save it as a PDF. Use Acrobat DC to check the document accessibility and do touch up.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Monday, September 25, 2017 / 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 19, 2017 / 9:30 a.m. to noon

Qualtrics 101: Introduction to Qualtrics Online Survey Software
Qualtrics online survey software is available to all faculty, staff and students. Learn to create, edit, distribute and generate reports for online surveys and explore options and features to help you build a better survey. No previous knowledge of Qualtrics is necessary.

Presented by: Laura MacBride and Crystal Lendved, Office of Institutional Research and Analysis
Monday, October 2, 2017 / 1 to 2:30 p.m.

What’s New in Technology at Marquette
This class is for you if you have questions about:

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 / 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 16, 2017 / 10 to 11:30 a.m.


Talking Tablets: Intro to iPad
Learn the essentials of your Galaxy Tab, including general setup and usage, app settings, hardware features and optional accessories.

Presented by: John Mohammad, IT Services
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 / 10 to 11 a.m.

Making Engaging and Interactive PowerPoints
Present complex data in a simple and direct way. Use layout, font and color, photos, clip art and smart art to design infographics. Add animation to make the slideshow interactive.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Friday, October 6, 2017 / 1 to 3 p.m.

What’s New in Office 365 Pro Plus (Microsoft Office Suite)

Access all your documents from the Office 365 portal and use the online apps or open with the desktop app. Explore new features in Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, including Tell me assistant, sharing files, restoring previous versions of a file, and real-time co-authoring.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 / 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Mobile Technology: Intro to iPhone

Learn the essentials of your iPhone, including general setup and usage, app settings, hardware features and optional accessories.

Presented by: John Mohammad, IT Services
Thursday, October 12, 2017 / 10 to 11 a.m.

Ask a Tech

Do you want hands-on, individual help from a Technology Support Staff member? Whether your question is about using Windows 10, SharePoint, logging into the portal, or accessing your files in OneDrive, IT Services staff can help.

Presented by: Terrance Slaughter and Pam Lewis, IT Services
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 / 10 to 11 a.m.

Brown Bag Lunch Session: Organize Teamwork with Microsoft Planner

Bring your lunch and your questions, and we’ll provide power users who share how they use Microsoft Planner to track team tasks. Enjoy cookies with your brown bag lunch.

Presented by Mykl Novak, IT Services, and Carl Wainscott, Graduate School
Friday October 20, 2017 / Noon to 1 p.m.

SharePoint Online for Site Users

SharePoint works with Office 365 and OneDrive to offer user-friendly and secure file storage, so that you can access, edit, upload and share documents. Use these tools for documents in your department SharePoint library, your personal document library in OneDrive, or your team document library in Groups.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services             
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 / 1 to 2:30 p.m.

SharePoint Online for Site Owners

Design and manage a team site. Manage permissions and make a sub-site that only a select group of the users can access. Change how users navigate on your site and explore SharePoint Lists, document versioning, customized views and setting alerts for changes.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 / 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Talking Tablets: Intro to Galaxy Tab

Learn the essentials of your Galaxy Tab, including general setup and usage, app settings, hardware features and optional accessories.

Presented by: John Mohammad, IT Services
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 / 10 to 11 a.m.

Word Tips and Tricks

Use the principles of Universal Design to make a document that is accessible to all, with headings, hyperlinks and bookmarks, and a table of contents. Merge a Word document with a data source —such as an Excel file in OneDrive, your Outlook Contact list, or a SharePoint list —to personalize email messages, letters and forms.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Thursday, November 2, 2017 / 1 to 3 p.m.

Interactive Reports for Institutional Data and Information

Learn how to access, navigate and use Institutional Research’s interactive reports efficiently and effectively.

Presented by: Alexandra Riley and Crystal Lendved, Office of Institutional Research and Analysis
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 / 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Excel Essentials

Review the Excel basics: format cells, insert and move data and change layout, view and print options. Analyze your data in a few steps using Quick Analysis: add charts, find averages or totals, and more. Insert a table to sort and filter data. Use Autofill and Flash Fill to enter a lot of repetitive information quickly. Find and enter information using Forms.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 / 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Office 365 Groups and Teams for Collaboration

Microsoft offers new ways to collaborate in addition to SharePoint. Make a new Office 365 Group to collaborate with others using Shared Inbox, Calendar, SharePoint Document Library, Shared OneNote Notebook, SharePoint Team Site and Planner. Office 365 Teams offer a hub for document sharing and real-time persistent chats that are kept for the whole team.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Friday, November 10, 2017 / 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Qualtrics: Advanced Features

Learn advanced features to improve your respondents’ survey-taking experience and to help you collect better survey data, such as advanced question randomization, question loop and merge, using quotas, working with embedded data, and more. Requires some experience using Qualtrics.

Presented by: Laura MacBride and Crystal Lendved, Office of Institutional Research and Analysis    
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 / 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Mobile Technology: Intro to Samsung Galaxy Phone
Learn the essentials of your Galaxy phone, including general setup and usage, app settings, hardware features and optional accessories.

Presented by: John Mohammad, IT Services
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 / 1 to 2 p.m.

Outlook and Outlook on the Web

Use Search and manage your mail with folders, rules, Focused Inbox and End-User digest. Explore options for uploading, downloading and sharing cloud attachments from OneDrive and SharePoint. Use Calendars, Meeting Invitations and Tasks and explore Groups which now replace old distribution lists.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Thursday, November 30, 2017 / 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Use Excel to Summarize, Analyze and Visualize Large Data Sets

Enter data with forms, clean up your data, removing blanks and duplicates. Organize, sort and filter with Tables. Use Pivot tables to summarize, reorganize and use charts to display numeric data in a graphical format.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 / 1 to 3 p.m.

OneNote Essentials

Organize and search notes that you collect from various sources in one location, accessing them from anywhere. Use a notebook to share meeting notes and agenda, related web pages, relevant documents and emails. Make checklists and assign tasks.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Thursday, December 7, 2017 / 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Windows 10 Essentials

Navigate with the Windows 10 Start menu and use Metro view. Choose whether to use Edge, the new browser. Search your computer and your documents using File Explorer. Find the Settings you need and learn some useful keyboard shortcuts.

Presented by: Pam Lewis, IT Services
Monday, December 11, 2017 / 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Skype Essentials

Use Skype for Business to make audio and video calls, transfer calls and access your voicemail. View the availability of others, chat with instant messages and turn an instant message into a call. Share your desktop remotely and set up an online conference in advance.

Presented by Pam Lewis, IT Services
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 / 1 to 2 p.m.

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Schedule small group training or department training on one of the topics above. Trainings can be hands-on or large screen projection at a department meeting, for example. Contact the Help Desk with questions.

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