Smartsheet is an online tool designed to help you better manage your work.
Smartsheet can be used to manage projects of all sizes and complexities with its powerful PM feature; however the straightforward spreadsheet look and feel keeps it flexible enough to manage a variety of processes and workflows.
(Note: Due to technical difficulties, the first five minutes of this presentation were cut off.)
Learn about Stanford’s move to our new learning management system, Canvas. The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (VPTL) Canvas team will provide information, tips and resources to help you and your faculty get up to speed quickly with Canvas.
This presentation included the following:
- Canvas transition overview
- Canvas demo (mobile apps)
- Canvas resources
- Most frequently asked faculty questions (+ answers)
- Where to get help
- Canvas cheat sheets & quick tips
Due to technical issues, here are the videos shown during this session:
From its modest beginnings in 2003, WordPress has grown into a full featured, professional Content Management System (CMS). It’s estimated that almost 25% of web sites are built on WordPress, from personal blogs to powerhouse sites like The New York Times, CNN, and Sony Music.
WordPress makes it easy to create professionally styled sites, add custom functionality, and author rich and compelling content.
This Tech Briefing will introduce you to WordPress as a CMS. You’ll learn about:
Tips for managing a WordPress site
If you’re curious about WordPress – what it is and whether or not it’s a fit for your needs – this is the session for you!
Effective September 1, 2014 BlueJeans audio/video conferencing service will be added to the Converged Communications package and available to all active faculty, staff, and students at no additional cost.
Please join us for this fun and informative Tech Briefing where you will learn:
- how to access your BlueJeans account
- schedule and participate in a meeting
- share your screen and documents
- use the recording functionality
In addition to providing simple to use, high quality video conferencing, BlueJeans is also a replacement for WebEx, Premiere Global, and other audio conferencing services.
This presentation provided a brief introduction to Assistive Technology, covering these topics:
a definition of terms
goals of rehabilitation
perceptions of disability
the needs of people experiencing disabilities
numerous examples of computer-based assistive technology devices and research projects
Presenter information: David L. Jaffe teaches a Winter Quarter course, “Perspectives in Assistive Technology”, that explores the design, development, and use of technology that benefits people with disabilities and older adults.
This session focused on what’s new with Creative Cloud — the new desktop version of Adobe products in the Creative Suite — and the added tools and services to facilitate creating and collaborating.
Jim Babbage, Solutions Consultant at Adobe, reviewed the enhancements to Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Muse, and Acrobat. He also explored how these applications collaborate, and how other Creative Cloud tools/apps complement them.
Professionals explain ideas every day, but rarely consider what it takes to become a better explainer. Lee LeFever, the Founder of Common Craft, helps you take a fresh look at what makes explanations work (or not), and how to solve explanation problems. Learn the battle-tested strategies for packaging ideas into explanations that help people understand and care about your ideas.
Topics covered in this briefing include:
What does it mean to explain an idea?
What is the Curse of Knowledge and what is the remedy?
Why is explanation so difficult?
What are explanation problems and how do you solve them?
The Explanation Scale
The Stepping Stones of effective explanations
Finding the right language for your audience
How to integrate better explanation into your professional and personal life
Lee LeFever is the Founder of Common Craft and author of The Art of Explanation. Common Craft has won numerous awards, created explanations for the world’s most respected brands and earned over 50 million online video views.
For more information, visit http://www.commoncraft.com.