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ITS Tutorials: Google+ for Faculty

Welcome to the USD Information Technologies Tutorials site.

All workshops continue to be offered at no charge to students, faculty, and staff at USD. So take advantage and register for the training you want today!

NEW! Faculty Learn at Lunch
Register today for a FREE Faculty Learn at Lunch to take an 90 minute in-depth focus on our newer academic technologies: Collaborate, Turnitin, Mediasite and Mobile Device Apps.

NEW! Student Quickstart 30 minute trainings in Serra 205
Check out the latest whiteboard schedule in Serra 205 for quick tips & tricks sessions including a tour of Blackboard, Excel basics, and a comparison of Presentation tools you can use to make your semester start off successfully.

Training Calendar for Workshops
View the calendar or sign-up for one of the topics below to get started. These instructor-led workshops taught in a classroom lab of less than 15 participants gives you the chance to learn software and applications hands-on.

Customized Departmental Training
Tell us about your specific departmental needs. You handle booking the campus location and we identify and provide a qualified trainer for your chosen training topic. Perfect for groups of 8 or more that need a tailored solution.

On-Demand Training
Choose from our limited list of courses offered and we will pair you with a training solution that fits your needs.

Lynda.com (Request a 2 Week Trial Account)
USD has partnered with Lynda.com to provide on-demand software training to all campus users. Lynda training offers nearly 110,000 video tutorials on leading software topics like Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, audio and video editing applications, and many more. These high-quality tutorials are taught by industry experts and available 24/7 for convenient, self-paced learning.

Featured online training:Microsoft Office EndNote | Qualtrics | Turnitin | MATLAB and Simulink

Cancellation Policy

If you cannot attend a workshop for which you have registered, we do appreciate you taking the time to cancel. Frequently, instructors will prepare hand-outs and cancelling will help save valuable energy and resources.

Faculty: Visit the Instructional Technology site for information about other technology events.

Google+ for Faculty

Introductory Google

Learn about the tools in Google+ to organize groups by creating Circles you can then communicate and exchange information within, hold office hours as a video conference Hangout for up to 10 participants, bring in guest speakers to lecture, review video with students to re-teach difficult concepts, conduct collaborative writing sessions with students or colleagues, search for latest research for use in class or research projects or attend meetings while you're away from campus.

The focus will be placed on use of your account for teaching and learning.

We are not offering “Google+ for Faculty” any more times this semester.

Past courses this semester

We’ve offered Google+ for Faculty one earlier time this semester.

  • Friday, March 21 with Amber Stokes

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