ITS Training Room

Training Handouts

Note: The handouts listed below are PDF files.  You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print these files.
 

Adobe Acrobat | Audacity |  Blackboard Collaborate | Blackboard IM (Wimba Pronto) Camtasia CD Burning | Classroom Polling -Turning Technologies | Email, Calendaring, and Scheduling GraphicsiCollege| Internet Skills and Google Features Integrating Microsoft Office Applications | iMovieiPod | iTunes | Keynote Media Encoder | Microsoft Access |  Microsoft Excel | Microsoft FrontPage Microsoft PowerPoint | Microsoft Publisher | Microsoft Word | MyMathLab | Office 2007 Orientation Online Meeting Tools | Microsoft Outlook | Publishing your Webpages Respondus | SMART Notebook and Sympodium | SmartSync/SynchronEyes | To Stream or Podcast? Turnitin | Web Design Webmail | Wimba Classroom | Windows 7 and File Management | Windows Movie Maker | EduBlogs

 

Multimedia Development and Delivery
 

Audacity
Burning CD's with Nero

iTunes

iPod

Media Encoder

To Stream or Podcast?

Using Camtasia to Narrate PowerPoint and other Applications

Using Windows Movie Maker to Create Movies
 

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Productivity Tools - Windows Users

 

Windows 7 Basics
Windows XP File Management

Office 2007 Orientation
Integrating Microsoft Office Applications

 

Access 2003
Beginning Access
Intermediate Access
 
Access 2007
Beginning Access
Intermediate Access
 
Excel 2007
Beginning Excel
Intermediate Excel
Excel Gradebooks: Getting Started 
Excel Gradebooks: Intermediate Formulas
Excel: Using Charts
 
Excel 2010
Beginning Excel
Intermediate Excel
 
PowerPoint 2007
Beginning PowerPoint
Intermediate PowerPoint
 
PowerPoint 2010
PowerPoint Basics
PowerPoint Intermediate

Publisher 2003
Beginning Publisher
Modifying a Publication's Layout and Structure
Formatting a Publication
Using Graphics in a Publication
Techniques for Publication Distribution
 
Publisher 2007
Beginning Publisher
Modifying a Publication's Layout and Structure
 
Word 2007
Beginning Word
Intermediate Word
Collaborative Tools in Word
Outlining in Word
Footnotes and Endnotes in Word
 
Word 2010
Beginning Word
Intermediate Word
Collaborative Tools in Word
Outlining in Word
Footnotes and Endnotes in Word

 
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Productivity Tools - Mac Users
 
Keynote 1
Keynote 2
iMovie
 
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Sites@GPC/ EduBlogs
 
How to Create a Blog with Sites@GPC

 

Web Design
 
FrontPage 2003
Web Server Changes
Use this information for updating FTP settings due to move to the depts server.  (10/17/11)
 
Beginning Web Design using FrontPage 2003 (GPC Look and Feel integrated)
Intermediate Web Design using FrontPage 2003 (ADA compliancy integrated)
Creating Forms in MS FrontPage
Using Graphics in MS FrontPage
Designing your Webpage using GPC Webmaster Functions in MS FrontPage
Publishing Files using the Built-in FrontPage FTP Tool from Campus or Home
 
Wimba Create
Wimba Create
Create webpages (HTML) and other interactive content via the Wimba Create plug-in to Microsoft Word for iCollege templates and sections. Download for home use from http://www.gpc.edu/oit/software
 
Downloadable GPC Look and Feel Template Files
Template files for Faculty & Staff Personal Webapges (Alpharetta, Clarkston, Decatur, Dunwoody, & Newton)

Template files for Departmental Webapges (Alpharetta, Clarkston, Decatur, Dunwoody, & Newton)
 
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iCollege- D2L
 10.2 Specific Tools
Basics Training class covers:
These tools will be covered at a high level in the Basics Training class.  They will  be discussed in-depth in subsequent trainings.
Profile Card
Import/Export/Copy
Edit Course
Manage Files
HTML Editor
News
  Add your Syllabus as  News Item
Content
  Add your Syllabus to the Content Tool
Classlist
Creating Content Training class covers:
Edit Course
Import/Export/Copy
Manage Files
HTML Editor
Content
Quick Links
External Learning Tools (i.e. Wimba and Smarthinking)
Home Pages and Widgets
Links
Checklists
Interactions and Communications Training class covers:
Email
Calendar
News
Discussions
Groups
Intelligent Agents
External Learning Tools (i.e. Wimba and Smarthinking)
Assessments and Assignments Training class  covers:
Dropbox  (Includes Turnitin)
Quizzes
Rubrics
Self Assessment
Surveys
Managing a Class Training class covers:
Classlist
Attendance
Grades
Home Pages and Widgets
Manage Dates
Release Conditions
Student Tracking (User Progress)
 
 
Additional Handouts:
External Learning Tools (i.e. Wimba and Smarthinking)
  MyMathLab Plus Integration

 Blackboard Collaborate- iCollege IntegratedFAQ
Glossary
Replacement Strings
Add your Syllabus as  News Item
Add your Syllabus to the Content Tool

 

 

 
9.4.1 Specific Tools
MyMathLab Plus- Instructor Switch
 
Course Builder

Integrating Multimedia
 
Piazza Integration
 
 
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Plagiarism Detection 
 
Instructor Information
The Originally Report and GradeMark features are now integrated into the iCollege Dropbox tool
The only reason to still use the Turnitin.com's full website is if you plan to use Peer Review.
Request access to the Turnitin.com website (You will need to do this to get the password for GPC!)
Turnitin.com Guide for Instructors
 
Student Information
This information will only apply if you are using Turnitin.com's full website with your students rather than the iCollege Dropbox tool.
Turnitin.com Guide for Students
 
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Email, Calendar, and Scheduling

 

Outlook 2010 with Exchange
Outlook 2010:  Email and Contacts
Outlook 2010:  Calendar and Tasks

Outlook 2010:  Tips and Tricks
 
Outlook 2007 with Exchange
Outlook 2007:  Email and Contacts
Outlook 2007:  Calendar and Tasks
 
Outlook 2003 with Exchange
Outlook 2003:  Email and Contacts
Outlook 2003:  Calendar and Tasks
 
Webmail
Webmail: Outlook Web Access
 
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Classroom Technology
SMART Notebook
Smart Sync
SmartSync is the newer version of SynchronEyes. SmartSync is in the process of being installed around the college. OIT plans to install SmartSync in all computer classrooms by the end of spring semester!
 
SynchronEyes
Classroom Polling -Turning Technologies 
NOTE:  Fall 2013 GPC will be moving to i>clicker.  Handouts under development
 
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Grading and Assessment Tools

Respondus (Handout under development for iCollege-D2L)
Download for home use from http://www.gpc.edu/oit/software
 
Assessments for Students with Special Circumstances
 
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Online Collaboration, Lectures and Meetings
 
Wimba Voice
Integrate audio discussion boards, audio recordings of instructions, and text/audio chatting into your iCollege sections.
 
Blackboard Instant Messenger (Under development)
Use this instant messaging tool to contact other users currently online via text chat as well as video and audio chat.
 
Blackboard Collaborate- iCollege Integrated

Blackboard Collaborate

 
Wimba Classroom
Integrate webconferencing including desktop sharing into your iCollege sections.
 
Wimba Classroom for Meetings
 

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Adobe Acrobat (Editing and Creating PDF files)
All full time employees of GPC have access to Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional. Please go to http://www.gpc.edu/oit/software
You must be on-campus to download this software and it can only be used on a computer owned by Georgia Perimeter College.
 
Acrobat 8 Professional
Converting Files to PDF Using Adobe Acrobat 8.0
Creating Fill-able Forms using  Acrobat 8 Professional:  Part 1
Creating Fill-able Forms using  Acrobat 8 Professional:  Part 2
Converting Tables in PDF to Excel
 
Acrobat 7 Professional
Converting Files to PDF Using Adobe Acrobat 7.0
Creating Fill-able Forms using  Acrobat 7.0 Professional:  Part 1
Creating Fill-able Forms using  Acrobat 7.0 Professional:  Part 2
 
Acrobat 6 Professional
Converting Files to PDF Using Adobe Acrobat 6.0
Creating Accessible Adobe PDF Files
Creating Fill-able Forms using Acrobat 6.0 Professional: Part 1
Creating Fill-able Forms using Acrobat 6.0 Professional: Part 2
 
 
If you are unable to purchase Adobe Acrobat you can use a free download of CutePDF Writer to create PDF files using your home computer.  This will not give you all of the special features like creating forms, but it will convert files to PDF format.
 
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