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Technology Workshops and Training

Technology Workshops - Fall 2022

Register here for Webex and Microsoft classes

To register for a class:

  1. Complete the registration form indicating which class session you would like to attend
  2. Accept the meeting invitation that you are sent
All workshops will be held online via Teams. Please use the registration form to indicate if you would prefer an in-person workshop.

For individual tech help make an appointment using this form.

BlackBoard Workshops from Design Help are also available!

Technology Training

An introduction to Excel 365 / Excel 2019 which will focus on entering and manipulating data in spreadsheets, formatting your spreadsheets, and an introduction to creating formulas and using the built-in functions in Excel. We will also review many handy shortcuts for moving around in and working with Excel. 2 hrs.

Presently, all workshops are only available online via Teams. Please use the registration form to indicate whether you would prefer an in-person workshop.

  • August 30 - 1:00 PM
  • September 14 - 10:00 AM
  • September 29 - 11:00 AM
  • October 14 - 12:30 PM
  • October 24 - 10:00 AM
  • November 8 - 2:00 PM
  • November 23 - 9:00 AM
  • December 8 - 10:00 AM

If the above times are not convenient, please schedule a time for individual help at using this form.

Register for Excel - 1 - Introduction

This workshop will review formula creation, focusing on the logical  functions IF, AND, and OR and combinations of them.  We will also review other IF functions such as COUNTIFS,  SUMIFS and IFERROR.  Additionally we will look at keystrokes, shortcuts and other tips that will speed up your work in Excel 2019. Class time: 2 hrs

    Presently, all workshops are only available online via Teams. Please use the registration form to indicate whether you would prefer an in-person workshop.

    • September 7 - 11:00 AM
    • September 22 - 10:00 AM
    • October 3 - 12:00 PM
    • October 18 - 2:00 PM
    • November 17 - 1:00 PM
    • December 2 - 10:00 AM

    If the above times are not convenient, please schedule a time for individual help using this form.

    Register for Excel - 2 - Intermediate A

    This workshop will explore the creation and use of tables and data validation, including using formulas in data validation. Additionally we will review conditional formatting and learn how to use the VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, INDEX, and MATCH functions in Excel 2019. Class time: 2 hrs

    Presently, all workshops are only available online via Teams. Please use the registration form to indicate whether you would prefer an in-person workshop.

    • September 9 - 10:00 AM
    • September 19 - 9:00 AM
    • October 5 - 11:00 AM
    • October 27 - 1:00 PM
    • November 10 - 11:00 AM
    • November 28 - 10:00 AM

    If the above time are not convenient, please use this form to schedule individual assistance

    Register for Excel - 3 - Intermediate B

    This workshop will work on managing, tracking and analyzing data, from creating databases and dynamic spreadsheets to sorting and categorizing your data for effective analysis. 2 hrs.

    Presently, all workshops are only available online via Teams. Please use the registration form to indicate whether you would prefer an in-person workshop.

    • September 27 - 11:00 AM
    • October 20 - 10:00 AM
    • November 22 - 1:00 PM
    • December 6 - 11:00 AM

    If none of these times are convenient, please use this form to schedule individual assistance

    Register for Excel - 4 - Managing, Tracking and Analyzing Data

    Office 365 is a software as a service solution that combines the traditional Microsoft Office desktop applications, Microsoft application services, and some new productivity services, all of which are enabled in the cloud. Office 365 contains the same core desktop applications as the traditional versions of Microsoft Office, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, as well as a suite of other apps and online services for cloud file storage, secure communication, and collaboration tools such as OneDrive, SharePoint, Planner, and Microsoft Teams. 2 hrs.

    Presently, all workshops are only available online via Teams. Please use the registration form to indicate whether you would prefer an in-person workshop.

    • September 1 - 10:00 AM
    • September 13 - 1:30 PM
    • September 30 - 11:00 AM
    • October 12 - 9:00 AM
    • October 28 - 11:00 AM
    • November 14 - 1:00 PM
    • November 30 - 11:30 AM

    If the times listed above are not convenient, please use this form to schedule a time that works for you.

    Register for Office 365 / OneDrive

    Teams is a chat-based workspace that combines instant messaging, voice, video, calling, and file-sharing. It enables users to be more productive by using Office apps they're familiar with – like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, SharePoint, and more – right within the platform. 2 hrs

    Presently, all workshops are only available online via Teams. Please use the registration form to indicate whether you would prefer an in-person workshop.

    • September 6 - 1:00 PM
    • September 23 - 10:00 AM
    • October 6 - 2:00 PM
    • October 17 - 10:00 AM
    • November 16 - 10:00 AM
    • December 1 - 1:30 PM

    If none of the times listed are convenient, please use this form to schedule a training session.

    Register for Teams

    Brush up your Webex skills with this workshop! We will review how to meet spontaneously and how to set up a meeting in advance, how to schedule meetings from the Webex home page and from Outlook, and how to share your screen or documents and record meetings. New Webex features include scheduling both Meetings and Events from the Webex home page, highlights and automatic closed captioning, and assigning invitees to breakout rooms before the meeting. Time: 1 1/2 hr

    NEW CLASS TIMES COMING SOON!!

    If none of the above times are convenient use this form to schedule a time that works for you.

    Please register for a SUNY Cortland Webex account before taking this workshop.

    Webex Account Request form

    Register for Webex

    Instructional Design

    Virtual walk in hours with an instructional designer.  

    Have a quick question and want to safely meet with an instructional designer?

    No appointment necessary! Log in to Design Help Virtual Walk-Ins to meet one-on-one with an instructional designer.

    You can drop-in anytime during the scheduled Open Lab times below.  Please note you will be placed in a waiting room and a designer will meet with you as soon as possible.  Just like a live walk-in session, it is first come, first served.  We will limit interactions to no more than 15 minutes. 

    Starting Thursday August 25:

    • Thursday 8/25 1:00-3:30 PM
    • Friday 8/26 9:00 - Noon and 1:00-3:30 PM
    • Monday 8/29 1:00 - 3:30 PM
    • Tuesday  8/30 1:00 - 3:30 PM
    • Wednesday 8/31 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Thursday 9/1 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Friday 9/2 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    If the above times do not fit into your schedule please email us!

    Instructor Training: LockDown Browser & Respondus Monitor

    This comprehensive training webinar given by Respondus is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.

    Register for Respondus Training

    Design Help offers a variety of workshops to all members of the SUNY Cortland community (Faculty, Staff, and Students).  As we prepare new training offerings in Brightspace, our normal Blackboard workshops are not listed, however we are still here to help! 

    Please fill out a workshop request form and a member of Design Help will contact you.  Please note, Brightspace workshops are not currently available.