Tech Yrslf!

Cato Campus Libraries introduces … Tech Yrslf! These are free, walk-in classes (no registration required) to help improve your computer skills. Please spread the word to your students and colleagues!

Navigating Blackboard _ Wednesday, Jan. 22nd 1:30-2:30pm CT 267
Learn skills to help find your way through a Blackboard course, including locating your course syllabus, taking a practice quiz, submitting a practice assignment and participating in a discussion board. Participants with little to no knowledge about Blackboard will benefit most from this workshop.

Computer Basics _ Wednesday, Jan. 29th 10:30-11:20am CT 267
Demonstrations and hands-on exercises will show students the components of a PC or laptop, how to use and save documents on a USB, and how to use a mouse. Participants with little to no knowledge about computers will benefit most from this workshop.

Smarter Searching with Google _ Thursday, Jan. 30th 1:30-2:30pm CT 267
Tips and tricks to make this every day search tool work for you! Learn how to easily find what you’re looking for without sifting through thousands of unwanted results. Find trustworthy information quickly by utilizing the strategies you’ll learn in this workshop. Participants with little to no knowledge about Google searching will benefit most from this workshop.

PowerPoint Basics _ Thursday, Feb. 6th 1:30-2:30pm CT 267
Skills covered will include creating a presentation, adding slides, formatting a presentation using templates, themes, and layouts, and viewing and saving a presentation. Participants with little to no knowledge about PowerPoint will benefit most from this workshop.

More PowerPoint (Advanced) _ Thursday, Feb. 13th 1:30-2:30pm CT 267
In this workshop, you will learn how to insert objects (pictures, videos, audio) into your presentation, manipulate animation features, and use slide transitions. Participants whom have a basic understanding about PowerPoint will benefit most from this workshop.