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Camden Educational Series

The Camden Educational Series provides seminars and workshops on various IT-related topics. The EdSeries instructors are staff members from Camden Computing Services and from other IT support groups in Camden.

Registration

Online registration is processed by Rutgers HR at https://uhr.rutgers.edu/profdev/script/login.asp. An active NetID is required in to register for an EdSeries seminar. Registrants will be notified in the event of a seminar change or cancellation.

Computer Access

All seminars that make use of computer lab software require an active NetID. For information on creating an account and activating a NetID, visit https://netid.rutgers.edu/.

Spring 2014 – no sessions this semester

Fall 2013 EdSeries Listings

Intro to Roundcube | myRutgers Portal & ScarletApps | Intro to Word 2013 | Intro to PowerPoint 2013 | Intro to Excel 2013 | Intermediate/Advanced Excel 2013 | Outlook 2013 | Access 2013 | Intro to WordPress | Working with Images in WordPressScanmark | Enhanced Classroom Demo

Introduction to Roundcube (Faculty/Staff Only)
Instructor: Jim Schmincke
Location: North Conference Room, Campus Center
When: 1-3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, 2013

Roundcube is a web-based email client that can be used to access the student (clam) and faculty/staff (crab) mail servers on the Camden campus. This introductory workshop will cover such topics as navigating the mailbox view, managing folder subscriptions, customizing identities (name, outgoing address, etc), and basic address book usage.

myRutgers Portal & ScarletApps Demonstration
Instructor: Ronald Thornton
Location: North Conference Room, Campus Center
When: 9-11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 2013

myRutgers Portal is primarily targeted to students but brings together a variety of information and services that are also available to faculty and staff at Rutgers University. Using your NetID you can access the myRutgers portal (http://my.rutgers.edu) and from there you can read email, register for classes, view your grades, find and add channels, customize your tabs and gain access to a variety of other useful services. This session will also demonstrate the use of ScarletApps (including ScarletMail), the new Google Apps for education suite now available to all students.

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2013
Instructor: Ronald Thornton
Location: North Conference Room, Campus Center
When: 9-11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 18, 2013

This introductory hands-on workshop will demonstrate using the new ribbon interface in Word 2013 to perform basic tasks done in menus in previous versions of Word. Information will be presented about the  .docx naming convention and setting the line spacing.  Attendees should bring a sample document to work on. Online tutorial: http://sac.camden.rutgers.edu/word/index.php.

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

Instructor: Ronald Thornton
Location: North Conference Room, Campus Center
When: 1-3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, 2013

PowerPoint is often used at conferences or in the classroom to bring a visual component to a presentation. This workshop will introduce those who have not used PowerPoint 2013 to new elements such as the ribbon menu; themes, which have replaced the autocontent wizard design templates; and the new location of slide transitions under Animations. The attendee will be able to create a basic presentation.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2013
Instructor: Lisa Saal (RCIT)
Location: North Conference Room, Campus Center
When: 1-3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 2013

This preliminary workshop will cover the fundamentals of the Excel spreadsheet program. Attendees will learn about the toolbars and gain in-depth information about the pull-down menus. The class will look at data entry, data types and data formatting. Online tutorial: http://sac.camden.rutgers.edu/excel/index.php

Intermediate/Advanced Microsoft Excel 2013
Instructor: Lisa Saal (RCIT)
Location: North Conference Room, Campus Center
When: 9-11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, 2013

This workshop will extend the material from the introductory course. The class will continue with arithmetic and formulas as well as Excel functions.

Microsoft Outlook 2013
Instructor: Brian Cotter (RCIT)
Location:  North Conference Room, Campus Center
When: 1-3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, 2013

The class will focus on reading, organizing and sending email. Topics will also include managing spam, working with contacts, using the calendar and staying organized. Additional features such as notes, tasks and subscribing to blogs will be included.

Introduction to Microsoft Access 2013
Instructor: Brian Cotter (RCIT)
Location: North Conference Room, Campus Center
When: 9-11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25, 2013

Instruction and general help on how to use Access 2013 for simple database applications. This course is designed for those who have never used Access before or have a basic understanding of Access.

Introduction to WordPress (Faculty/Staff Only)
Instructor: Jennifer Pope
Location: Business and Science Bldg. room 134
When: 10:00 a.m.-Noon. Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013

Come join us as we work through the basics of a Rutgers-Camden WordPress website at this Introduction to WordPress Workshop.  This is open to all faculty and staff of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (no experience
necessary). What you will learn at the workshop:  What WordPress is and how it is used on our campus; The ins and outs of a WordPress website; Important terminology; How to edit your website.

Working with Images in WordPress (Faculty/Staff Only)
Instructor: Jennifer Pope
Location: Paul Robeson Library, Electronic Classroom (basement)
When: 2:00-3:00 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013

This workshop will focus on how to add and edit images in a WordPress website.  We will discuss image alignment, size, and placement.  This is open to all faculty and staff of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (basic experience with WordPress suggested).

Scanmark
Instructor: Help Desk staff
Location: Robeson Library Computer Lab
When: By arrangement

The Scanmark test scanner has the ability to scan multiple-choice tests and receive immediate results. In addition, a program called ParSCORE enables faculty to manage student records and data from their offices. This workshop will cover how to use QuickSCOREII and ParSCORE. Enrollment is limited to six people per session and will be scheduled by emailing edseries@camden.rutgers.edu.

Enhanced Classroom Demonstrations
Instructor: Enhanced classroom support staff
Location: Various classrooms
When: By arrangement

The demonstration will cover the fundamentals of using the various types of enhanced classroom equipment. Enhanced classrooms are IT-enhanced standard classrooms that have video projectors, multimedia playback capability and in most rooms instructor PCs. Individual appointments may be made by calling the Help Desk at (856) 225-6274 or filling out the form on the HR registration site. Enhanced classroom demonstrations are available by individual appointment throughout the semester.