Workshop materials and upcoming training

Click on the links below to run short videos that show how to do various things related to recent workshops (when finished, close the window to return to here).

Active PowerPoint

  • Creating PDF handouts of your PowerPoint presentation using ScanSoft PDF (a format that your students can easily download and print)
  • Adding Action Buttons in PowerPoint (move from a linear presentation to interactive by adding hyperlinks)

    Using Images, Audio and Video to enhance teaching

  • Creating SmartArt in Word (a great feature, also in PowerPoint - create graphical lists, process diagrams, organisational charts, etc)
  • Adding a voiceover to a PowerPoint presentation (create a presentation that your students can watch online; note video has sound)
  • Taking a screen clipping with MS OneNote (a useful, easy-to-use feature; note video has sound)
  • An even quicker way to take a screen clipping with MS OneNote
  • Taking and editing a screen shot with MS Office Picture Manager

    Features of Word

  • Saving a selection to the QuickPart Gallery and Pasting a QuickPart into a document (with audio)

    MS Excel for Exam Results and Class Records
    NEW! Learn how to use a spreadsheet to work with student marks - to calculate final marks for students with different assessment components, work with different weightings, calculate class averages etc.

    For further resources from the workshops, visit the Teaching and Learning Centre intranet site or new training calendar (intranet link - on-campus access only)

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    If you have any suggestions or questions, comments on the above videos or a request for a new video on a specific topic,
    please contact Damien Raftery, eLearning Development Officer