OIT Training Student Workshop Descriptions (Summary)
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Adobe Acrobat: Indexing, Searching, Combining - Going Beyond the Basics

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In this short one-hour workshop we’ll dive deep into some of the power features of Acrobat Pro DC. You’ll learn how to Index one or hundreds of PDFs with a single search, save a PDF in various formats such as a jpg, and combine multiple PDFs into one large document that includes chapters. There will be time for questions, so be sure and bring them along, and together we’ll find a solution.

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Adobe InDesign: Basics

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InDesign can be used to create works such as posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers, and books. This is an introductory class that will give you a basic understanding of InDesign and how to use the different tools available therein.

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Adobe Photoshop: Improving your Photos

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In this class, participants learn to use masks to protect parts of an image from change, just like using masking tape to paint a room or a vehicle, or using a stencil to letter a sign. Students also learn to retouch photos. They will learn to remove unwanted objects from a picture, change a gray sky to partly cloudy, and brighten the colors.

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ONLINE, SELF-PACED: PowerPoint for Students

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Do you have a class presentation coming up? Get some tips for designing a great PowerPoint presentation. Log in to Canvas with your NetID and Password to begin this workshop at your own pace at the following URL: https://utk.instructure.com/enroll/GBPEX9

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Adobe Creative Cloud Express: Get Noticed on Social Media with Spark

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Adobe Creative Cloud Express is a free cloud-based application that empowers you to create creative social media Post, Pages and Videos with voice-over. It’s very easy to use, and creating content is just a mouse click away. Adobe even provides stock photos and royalty-free music for the videos you create. Adobe has created a wonderful tool for producing online content. Because the application is cloud-based, you can start a project on one computer and continue editing it on another computer or device.

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LinkedIn: LinkedIn Consultation

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Do you want to update your LinkedIn profile or learn some tips on how to network to find jobs or internships? In this one-on-one 15-30 minute consultation, you can share your current LinkedIn profile and get tips on making it better. We’ll also give you tips on joining groups, writing posts and articles, and how to best get noticed by recruiters.

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Presentations: Best Practices for Presentations

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In this workshop, attendees will get tips on the best practices for designing, delivering and assessing presentations. Software covered will include PowerPoint, Google Slides, and Sway. We’ll give you tips on how to not use endless bullet points, what types of images are best (hint: don’t use clipart), and how to organize your presentation to keep your audience awake.

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Productivity: Group Project Collaboration with Microsoft and Google

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An overview of the collaboration tools at UTK including Microsoft 365 and Google. Gain an understanding of these tools and how to share documents and work together easily. To attend this session, sign in with your UT Zoom account at tennessee.zoom.us with your NetID and password. If you're using the downloaded version of Zoom, choose "Sign in with SSO" and type tennessee (all lowercase) in the box and click continue.

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Productivity: Organizational Tools with Microsoft and Google

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Use Microsoft Office and Google Apps to organize your assignments, schedule, and meetings. Tools covered includes MS ToDo, MS Outlook Calendar (creating tasks), Google Calendar (creating tasks), Google Keep. To attend this session, sign in with your UT Zoom account at tennessee.zoom.us with your NetID and password. If you're using the downloaded version of Zoom, choose "Sign in with SSO" and type tennessee (all lowercase) in the box and click continue.

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Research Computing Support Overview of Services

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In this brief previously recorded 30-minute presentation, we will discuss the various software and services that Research Computing Support offers Students, Faculty, and Staff members. We cover how RCS provides assistance with analyzing data via statistical consulting, qualitative analysis, GIS support, content analysis, and data mining. This includes help with designing studies, experiments, and determining sample size; How we can help create, deploy, and analyze web survey data; Co-authorship, and several other research-related topics. In addition, we discuss the research software available on campus and how to get assistance.

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Web: Introduction to HTML and CSS

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This course will cover HTML and CSS fundamentals, including structure, syntax, and semantics, and will provide participants with a basic understanding of how HTML and CSS work together to display the content and appearance of web pages. Beginning HTML and CSS skills can be used to create and edit web pages, as well as customize existing content in WordPress, Canvas, and other online platforms.

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Web: Web Development Overview

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Get your feet wet in the world of web design and development – learn about the broad range of ways to interact with the Internet today to create websites, ranging from WordPress and blogging software to HTML, web hosting, JavaScript, web accessibility, and more. If you've always wanted to work with websites but weren’t sure where to start, or want a broader look at what is out there, this workshop will get you started in the right direction!

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