Workshop Descriptions

* Note that not all courses are offered every semester

Google Workspace Apps

UNLVMail Tips and Tricks Webinar – Topics Covered

  • Inbox Management / Quick Settings
  • New Meet/Chat Integration
  • Label Management / Filters
  • Templates
  • Managing Signatures

Calendar Tips and Tricks Webinar – Topics Covered

  • Out of Office Events
  • Reminders
  • Find a Time
  • Add Video Conferencing

Google Meet and Chat Webinar – Tips and Tricks – Topics Covered

  • Meet Interface Review
  • Calendar Video Conferencing Options
  • Chat Room Basics

Google Drive Webinar – Tips and Tricks I – Topics Covered

  • Drive Interface Overview
  • Sharing types (Can View, Can Comment, Can Edit)
  • Collaboration tips and practice

Google Drive Webinar – Tips and Tricks II – Topics Covered

  • Share Drive Overview
  • Share Drive Membership Review
  • Sharing Files
  • Using Google File Stream

Google Docs Webinar– Tips and Tricks – Topics Covered

  • Font Settings
  • Paragraph Indentation and Spacing
  • Borders and Shading
  • Heading Styles
  • Section Breaks / Page Numbers

Google Sheets Webinar – Tips and Tricks – Topics Covered

  • Data Entry / Autofill
  • Formula and Function Practice
  • Filtering and Sorting Data

Google Slides Webinar – Tips and Tricks – Topics Covered

  • Slide Layouts
  • Presentation Themes
  • Bulleted List Slides
  • Slides with Video
  • Slide Transitions

Microsoft Word

Essential Skills

The basics class is designed for those who may have typed in Word before but want to learn more about the environment, use the tools more efficiently, and make the task of creating a document easier.

  • Environment Tour
  • Views
  • Typing and Navigating a Document
  • Editing, Moving, Copying, and Pasting
  • Spelling, Grammar, and Thesaurus
  • Tabs and Indents
  • Bullets and Numbering
  • Page Setup and Print Options
  • Basic Templates


Making your document organized, clear, and visually attractive is necessary and even fun. This workshop addresses essential skills in formatting text, pages, bullets and more.

  • Font Formatting
  • Paragraph Formatting
  • Choices for Bullets and Numbering
  • Borders and Shading
  • Tabs
  • Page Numbers, Orientation, and Paper Size

Advanced Formatting and Editing

Add more tools to your formatting and editing repertoire! This workshop will show you how to create and edit formatting styles, dispel the mysteries of section breaks and much more.

  • Formatting with Styles
  • Page and Section Breaks
  • Headers and Footers
  • Columns
  • Reference Tools
  • Markup Tools (Tracking Changes)

Graphics and Tables

Working with tables and graphics in Word shouldn't be frustrating, but it can be at times. This workshop will give you some insight in how to successfully manipulate various objects in the Microsoft Word environment.

  • Managing and Formatting Tables
  • Text Boxes
  • Clip Art
  • Pictures
  • Drop Caps
  • Watermarks
  • SmartArt

Mail Merge

If you have names, addresses, or other information stored in a file, you can merge that data in Word to create envelopes, labels, and form letters. In the Mail Merge workshop, learn how to use data and Word tools to automate your mailings.

  • Single Envelopes And Labels
  • Data Source
  • The Mail Merge Process
  • Creating Mail Merged Envelopes and Labels
  • Creating Mail Merged Form Letters

Microsoft Excel

Essential Skills

Learn all the basic skills necessary to start creating lists and tables of data in an Excel spreadsheet, as well as how to format it to be visually clear and attractive. Learn about:

  • Environment Tour
  • Setting Up Your Data
  • Modifying Data And Worksheets
  • Formatting Your Data
  • Conditional Formatting
  • Printing

Formulas and Functions

This workshop will illustrate how to create formulas and functions in Excel so that your calculations are automated. Learn about:

  • Creating Formulas
  • Creating Functions
  • Editing
  • Absolute Referencing
  • Auditing

Using Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks

There are times when you might need to organize your data into multiple worksheets or even multiple workbooks. This workshop will illustrate the tools, tips, and skills you need to manage your data and calculations that span multiple sheets and files. Learn about:

  • Creating Formulas and Functions Across Spreadsheets
  • Moving Sheets to New Files
  • Creating Links
  • Protecting Sheets
  • Sharing

Charts and Graphs

Learn how to create charts and graphs of your data. The workshop includes tips on formatting to achieve the perfect visual results. Learn about:

  • Creating Charts and Graphs
  • Editing your graphs
  • Tips and Tricks

Data Tools

Excel has tools that enable database like record keeping right in your spreadsheet. Use the tools to view and summarize your records the way you want. Learn about:

  • Sorting
  • Autofilter
  • Advanced Filter
  • Importing Data
  • Saving as a .csv
  • Group and Outline

Microsoft PowerPoint

Creating Professional Presentations

PowerPoint is more than just putting text on the screen. There are guidelines and tools to help make your presentation visually attractive, professional, informative, and interesting. Streamline your work and end up with fabulous presentations!

  • Planning the Presentation
  • Creating the Presentation and Content
  • Formatting
  • Adding Graphics
  • Controlling the presentation

Multimedia in PowerPoint

If you've conquered the text and clip art, now it’s time for the next step. Learn how to add and control animation, include video and sound, and automate the presentation playback.

  • Slide Transitions
  • Slide Animations
  • Adding video and sound files

Zoom / Panopto

Zoom 101 Webinar

Zoom 101 is a quick introduction to get you started in Zoom. The objectives for this 1-hour training are to learn the basics of Zoom, from meeting planning, to different roles, and scheduling meetings. You will gain familiarity with basic functions such as scheduling in Google Calendar and Zoom, starting and joining meetings, and an overview of meeting features. This webinar is a great start for those that haven’t used Zoom before, or are needing a quick refresher of the basics. If you have experience with other web conferencing platforms, you’ll easily navigate Zoom and appreciate its rich features!

Using Zoom in WebCampus Webinar

This webinar covers how to use Zoom in Canvas, including learning how to:

  • Add the Zoom navigation link to a Canvas course
  • Schedule a Zoom session within a Canvas course
  • Set up virtual appointments
  • Access the student view
  • Change your account settings

Using Panopto 101 Webinar

Panopto is UNLV’s lecture capture technology, ideal for asynchronous instruction. In this webinar, you will learn what Panopto is, what it can do for you, what you need to use it, along with the basics of setting up, recording, saving, sharing in Panopto.

Pesky Panopto Permissions Webinar

Are your students not able to see your Panopto videos? Are you not sure how to set the permissions so you can reuse your Panopto videos? Join this session for an overview of ensuring a seamless interaction with your students and your Panopto content. You'll learn:

  • Permission levels
  • Permissions by role
  • How and where to share Panopto content
  • Permission rules
  • Embed codes vs LTI
  • Method workflow