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2014 Fall Tech Fest

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Wednesday, October 29 - 9am to 3pm
Mark Clark Hall, Buyer Auditorium

Calling all Citadel Faculty and Staff!!

The 2014 Fall Tech Fest is highlighting Communication and Collaborations tools that are available to the faculty and staff at The Citadel.

Our knowledgeable ITS staff will be on-hand to answer your questions, and other departments will be showcasing their technologies, as well. A variety of breakout sessions will spotlight some of the neat features of these communications and collaboration tools, and several departments will be sharing their experiences with their SharePoint sites.

No registration is required - just stop by!

PLUS - for every table survey you fill out and for every break-out session you attend, you will be entered to win one of several great door prizes!

 

Breakout Session Topics
(Times & Locations Coming Soon!)

Updated 10/22/14

OneDrive—What’s in your Cloud? (30 minutes)
OneDrive is your personal online (cloud) storage that comes with your new Office 365 account. It allows you to store, share, and edit documents from any computer with an internet connection. Collaborating with others is now easier with OneDrive. In this brief overview we will demonstrate how do to the following tasks in OneDrive:

  • Create and upload files
  • Share and stop sharing files
  • Delete files
  • Recover deleted files

Orientation to the Oral Communications Lab (20 minutes)
Gervais Hagerty, Director of the Oral Communications Lab, will give you an overview of the lab, show the capabilities of the recordings, and also show a before-and-after video to highlight improvement in cadets' public speaking skills

6 Tips for an Effective PowerPoint Presentation (30 minutes)
In this session, we will cover 6 tips to help you create a PowerPoint presentation that will engage your audience and allow them to fully absorb your message. These tips range from basic, best practices to more advance techniques.

Communicating Through Video: Creating Videos for Training and Learning Enhancement (30 minutes)
This overview session will cover techniques for making videos for training purposes, tutorials, and lecture capture.  We will walk through the video-creation process from beginning to end, using different tips and tricks to keep your audience engaged.

Empower your Department or Committee with SharePoint tools to improve Communication & Collaboration (30 minutes)

SharePoint is a web-based application, created by Microsoft, that interfaces with your Office 365 account. It can be used as a secure place to store, organize, share, and access information from almost any device via a web browser.

In this session we will discuss how a SharePoint site can be used to empower communication and collaboration in your department and/or committee.

We will:

  • Define SharePoint
  • Define Lists and Libraries
  • Discuss the appropriate use of a SharePoint Site library versus the use of OneDrive
  • Navigate a sample department/committee site (Demo site)
  • Follow and find a site
  • Demonstrate how to add a SharePoint App (eg Calendar App)
  • Discuss the preliminary steps to get a site created and beyond

 

SharePoint Site Building Experiences from HR and the CGC - more info coming soon!

SharePoint Site Building from the IT Perspective - more info coming soon!

Introducing Lync 2013 - more info coming soon!

Creating Posters Using PowerPoint - more info coming soon!

EMS Review - more info coming soon!