The Tech Bytes series is comprised of hands-on sessions, focusing on increasing your productivity. Student Tech Bytes sessions run each Wednesday from 3:00 – 4:30 in the TLTC. Stop by for 15 minutes, or stay for the entire session.
Session resources will be posted on the SHU Technology Blog:
Microsoft Outlook | OneDrive for Business
Register for the August 27th Session | Register for the October 8th Session
This session will cover tips and tricks for working with the Windows 8 operating system, tips for taking advantage of the advanced features of the Outlook 2013 email client (creating mailing distribution lists, adding a custom signature image, creating rules, and managing your calendar), as well as setting up your 1TB of free online storage via OneDrive for Business (Office365)
Register for the September 3rd Session | Register for the October 15th Session
Microsoft OneNote was designed from the ground-up for use with Digital Ink. Learn how to take notes in either digital ink or typewritten form, organize material, search for content, and share material with OneNote.
Register for the September 10th Session | Register for the October 22nd Session | Register for the November 19th Session
This session will provide an overview of two citation management programs Zotero (https://www.zotero.org/) and RefWorks (http://library.shu.edu/refworks). Specific topics to be covered include importing citations and generating bibliographies in specified formats such as APA, Chicago, and MLA.
Online Video Editing
Register for the September 17th Session | Register for the October 29th Session
This session will cover the basics of video editing (adding an audio track, creating transitions between video clips, applying filters, and adding text elements) using free online video editing websites such as YouTube Video Editor (https://www.youtube.com/editor/) and Pixorial (http://www.pixorial.com/).
Online Image Editing
Register for the September 24th Session | Register for the November 5th Session
This session will cover basic image editing (cropping, resizing, color balance, adding text, and filter effects) in free online image editing websites Pixlr (http://pixlr.com/) and Adobe Photoshop Express (http://www.photoshop.com/tools).
Microsoft Excel Tips & Tricks
Register for the October 1st Session | Register for the November 12th Session
Microsoft Excel is an incredibly powerful tool. This session will cover some of the basics of working with an Excel spreadsheet, as well as advanced tips and tricks for manipulating and displaying your data.
File Management / Backing Up Your Data
Register for the December 3rd Session
This session will provide tips and tricks to managing your files in the Windows 8 environment, and the options available to students on how to back up and restore your data.