USS sponsoring technology workshops throughout January

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User Support Services will sponsor a series of technology workshops for members of the Salve Regina community throughout the month of January. Topics will range from iMovie to Windows 8 to YouTube. Workshops are open to all members of the University community.

Intro to GarageBand with Dan Titus

  • 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8 or 2-3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18 in the Antone Academic Center, Room 122

Learn how to record and edit audio files that can be outputted as-is or used in other applications such as iMovie, PowerPoint or Windows Movie Maker, and how to import files from different sources, edit the files and then save them as different formats.

Photoshop Fundamentals and Digital Photography Editing with Michael Marshall

  • 2-3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8 or 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16 in the McKillop Library, Computer Lab 005

New to Photoshop and feeling a bit lost amidst the overwhelming number of functions it offers? Want to edit and transform your photographs into works of art? Learn a few more techniques and what’s new with the latest version of Photoshop CS6. This course provides a user-friendly introduction to several basic photo-editing techniques and other available “free” alternatives, like Picasa.

Google Docs with Brian McDonnell

  • 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9 or 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16 in the McKillop Library, Computer Lab 007

Join us for a look at one of the many cloud-based storage and collaboration systems. You can access your files from anywhere in the world through an Internet connection and a browser.

Intro to Windows 8 with Michael Marshall

  • 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9 or 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15 in the McKillop Library, Computer Lab 007

An introduction to the newest Microsoft operating system – Windows 8. See the new Windows interface and explore the feature-rich environment designed to compete with the newest mobile operating systems such as Android and iOS.

WebEx with Dan Titus and Brian McDonnell

  • 10-11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10 or 2-3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15 in the McKillop Library, Computer Lab 007

Collaborate with colleagues anywhere in the world from a computer or a mobile device. Bring your class or meeting out to the world. We will explore the process of creating and joining a meeting from a desktop to a mobile device, like an iPad.

Windows Movie Maker with Dan Titus

  • 2-3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10 or 10-11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 in the McKillop Library, Computer Lab 005

If you don’t have a Mac with iMovie, use Windows Movie Maker. Learn how to import and edit slideshows and videos, add photos and footage from a PC or camera and then fine-tune the movie. Themes, transitions, effects and sharing your work will be covered.

YouTube with Dan Titus

  • 10-11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11 or 2-3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14 in the McKillop Library, Computer Lab 007

Learn the basics of this popular video sharing website interface, how to upload, edit and delete videos. With this knowledge, you can start your own YouTube channel that you can share with the world or select people.

iMovie with Dan Titus

  • 2-3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11 or 10-11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 14 in the Antone Academic Center, Room 122

In this short introduction to iMovie software, learn how to import video, edit video, create basic transitions between scenes and save the project to share with others.

Know your iPad with Dan Titus

  • 2-3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 in the McKillop Library, Computer Lab 007

Learn some tips and tricks of using the newest iPads, from apps to settings. We will also look at some of the best applications for education and fun.

Intro to Prezi with Dan Titus

  • 10-11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18 in the McKillop Library, Computer Lab 007

Prezi is a cloud-based presentation software and storytelling tool for exploring and sharing ideas on a virtual canvas. Learn how to create a simple Prezi and use its Zooming User Interface, which enables us to zoom in and out of the presentation media.

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