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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.  There is a max of 15 people per workshop.


Please email “” to register for a workshop.  Make sure to include your name, NetID,  phone number, and workshop name. Registrants will be notified in the event of a seminar change or cancellation.

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

Spring 2016 EdSeries Listings

myRutgers Portal & ScarletApps | Intro to Word 2013 | Intro to PowerPoint 2013 | Intro to Excel 2013 | Intermediate Excel 2013  |  Scanmark | Enhanced Classroom Demo

myRutgers Portal & ScarletApps Demonstration
Instructor: Ronald Thornton (OIT)
Location: Armitage 101
When: Friday, February 5, 2016  9:30am-12:30pm

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 ( 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 (OIT)
Location:  Armitage 101
When:  Friday, February 12, 2016  9:30am-12:30pm

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.

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2013

Instructor: Ronald Thornton (OIT)
Location: Armitage 101
When: Friday, February 19, 2016  9:30am-12:30pm

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: Armitage 101
When: Friday, February 26, 2016  9:30am-12:30pm

In this Introduction to Microsoft Excel training class, participants will create and edit basic worksheets and workbooks. This course is designed for those who want to gain the necessary skills to create, edit, format, and print basic Microsoft Excel worksheets.

Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2013  (Class is Full)
Instructor: Lisa Saal (RCIT)
Location: Armitage 101
When:  Friday, March 11, 2016 1:30pm-4:30pm (Class is Full)

This Intermediate Microsoft Excel training class is meant for participants who want to advance their skill set by learning to work with formulas, lists, and illustrations. The class will also work with charts and advanced formatting including styles.

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

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

Enhanced Classroom Demonstrations (Faculty Only)
Instructor: Enhanced classroom support staff
Location: TBD
When: By Appointment

The demonstration will cover the fundamentals of using the upgraded standard enhanced classroom equipment. The recent upgrades have included new HD projectors, replacement of the Control Panels with ones that can be controlled over the network, a camera in the room for recording classes, a LCD display at each room’s door listing classes and events taking place in the room, and an AppleTV for wireless sending presentations and video from an iPad.

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 entire semester.