Tech Talk Archives

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Tech Talk Presenter Date Recorded
Simple things you can do to make your Course Materials More Accessible Arlene Stewart 3/13/2012
Read & Write Gold Kat Snizaski 11/19/2013


Tech Talk Presenter Date Recorded
Optimizing Images Jan Lay 2/22/2011
Adobe Connect New Features-Part 1 Melissa Lockhart 3/8/2011
Creating Portfolios with Adobe Acrobat 9 Jan Lay 3/29/2011
Adobe Creative Cloud Jan Lay 10/7/2014
Adobe Connect New Features - Part 2 Melissa Lockhart & Casey Kornegay 8/26/2014
Adobe Muse Jan Lay 10/21/2014
Adobe Presenter, Captivate or Both PowerPoint Jan Lay 10/28/2014


Tech Talk Presenter Date Recorded
Creating a Podcast with Audacity Laurie Sherrod 11/2/2010
iPhone & iPad at Clemson Josh Smith 2/1/2011
Maverick OS Bryan Lee 4/29/2014


Tech Talk Presenter Date Recorded
Respondus Testing Tool Steve Nodine 3/3/2009
Navigating your Blackboard Learn Course Steve Nodine 8/24/2010
Introduction to the Blackboard Learn Grade Center Steve Nodine 9/7/2010
Blackboard Tests & Quizzes Steve Nodine 2/8/2011
Turnitin Melissa Lockhart 9/6/2011
Blackboard Grade Center Smart Views Jan Lay 1/24/2012
Submitting Blackboard Assignments Yahong Xu 1/31/2012
Blackboard Mashups and External Resources Jan Lay 4/17/2012
The Best of Blackboard: An overview of the top new features and a review of some oldies but goodies Jan Lay 9/4/2012
How to use Blackboard Rubrics Yahong Xu 9/18/2012

Clemson Online

Tech Talk Presenter Date Recorded
Adobe Connect New Features-Part 1 Melissa Lockhart 3/8/2011

Cloud Storage

Tech Talk Presenter Date Recorded
Clemson Box / Central Laurie Sherrod 1/13/15


Tech Talk Presenter Date Recorded
Google Site Templates Laurie Sherrod 3/23/2010
Google Documents Part I Laurie Sherrod 2/21/2012
Google Documents Part II Laurie Sherrod 2/28/2012
Google Apps for Education Overview Laurie Sherrod 9/25/2012


Tech Talk Presenter Date Recorded
Sending Emails through Microsoft Word Mail Merge Kat Snizaski 4/21/09
Creating a Distribution List in Outlook with imported Data Kat Snizaski 5/12/09
Windows Remote Desktop – Connect to your computer remotely Laurie Sherrod 4/7/2009
Windows 7 Laurie Sherrod 1/19/2010
Formatting Research Papers with Microsoft Word: Styles and References Kathy Snizaski 2/16/2010
Formatting Research Papers with Microsoft Word: Page Numbers and Sections Kathy Snizaski 2/18/2010
Microsoft Outlook: Sharing Calendars Kathy Snizaski 10/5/2010
Microsoft Excel: Creating Pivot Tables Kathy Snizaski 11/23/2010
Windows Live SkyDrive Laurie Sherrod 4/26/2011
Windows Live Movie Maker Laurie Sherrod 9/27/2011
What is a Database? Kathy Snizaski 11/29/2011
PowerPoint 2010: Publishing your PowerPoint as a YouTube Video Laurie Sherrod 4/3/2012
PowerPoint Animations Laurie Sherrod 4/10/2012
Microsoft Office Excel Macros Laurie Sherrod 10/14/2014


Tech Talk Presenter Date Recorded
Keeping your Data Safe Kevin McKenzie 12/2/2014
Trend Micro David Buckley 2/7/2012

Social Media

Tech Talk Presenter Date Recorded
Marketing with Social Media using Twitter Robbie Fitzwater 9/30/2014
Marketing with Social Media using LinkedIn Robbie Fitzwater 9/16/2014

*Tech Talks listed by date

3/31/09 Resources for Creating your online class Kathy Hoellen
9/15/09 Proof Point Suzie Medders
9/22/09 Respondus Locked Down Browser Steve Nodine
9/29/09 Google Docs / Sites Laurie Sherrod
10/27/09 Intro to Mac Kathy Snizaski
11/10/09 Pixlr Jan Lay
11/13/09 Using Camtasia and Tablets to create recorded lectures for online classes Guest Presenters Juia Sharp & Jennifer Ogle
12/8/09 Productivity Tools: Outlook, OneNote and Tasks Kathy Snizaski
2/9/2010 Cascade: OWS New Guidelines Terri Vaughan & David Dryden
2/23/2010 Copyright @ Clemson
Kay Wall & Renee Roux
3/30/2010 Xmail Kathy Snizaski
4/13/2010 Course Central Steve Nodine
8/3/2010 Course Central Bindu Rangaraju & Steve Nodine
8/31/2010 Microsoft Excel for Mac Kathy Snizaski
9/14/2010 Blackberry Devices at Clemson Josh Smith
9/28/2010 Online Testing Best Practices
Steve Nodine
10/12/2010 RSS Feeds Jamie Brown
10/26/2010 Copyright Basics Renee Roux
11/16/2010 Tools for Setting up Personal Web Pages Laurie Sherrod
11/30/2010 Posters and Plotters TBA
12/7/2010 Blogs & Photo Sharing Melissa Lockhart
3/1/2011 Microsoft Office Excel 2010: Formulas and Functions Kathy Snizaski
3/15/2011 Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010: Templates Kathy Snizaski
4/19/2011 Introduction to Accessing and Using Clemson's Palmetto Cluster Galen Collier
5/3/2011 Safe Social Networking David Buckley
5/10/2011 Microsoft Office 2010 Kathy Snizaski
9/13/2011 DROID OS for Tablets Josh Smith
9/20/2011 Excel 2010: Working with Charts Kathy Snizaski
10/25/2011 Adobe Acrobat Reader X Jan Lay
11/1/2011 Outlook 2011 Kat Snizaski
11/8/2011 QuickTime X Laurie Sherrod
11/15/2011 Managing Workgroups with Group Central Jan Lay
2/14/2012 Inserting Excel Charts into PowerPoint Kathy Snizaski
3/13/2012 Simple things you can do to make your Course Materials More Accessible Arlene Stewart
3/27/2012 Linking a Prezi to your Blackboard or Adobe Connect Course Jan Lay
4/24/2012 Copyright in Distance Education

Renee Roux

9/11/2012 Creating and Uploading Powerpoint Presentations to Blackboard
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Kan Snizaski
10/2/2012 Blackboard Testing Options
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Jan Lay
10/9/2012 Midterm Week - No Tech Talk N/A
10/16/2012 Fall Break - No Tech Talk N/A
10/30/2012 Formatting Spreadsheets in Excel for Print or PDF
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Kat Snizaski
11/6/2012 Advanced Google Searches
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11/13/2012 Blackboard Prep for the End of the Semester
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Suzanne Smith
11/20/2012 Thanksgiving Break - No Tech Talk N/A
11/27/2012 How to Control the Quality of your Photos in Camera
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Hope Carroll
12/4/2012 Making Video Recordings and Linking to Blackboard
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Melissa Lockhart
1/22/2013 Martin Luther King Jr Holiday - No Tech Talk 

Getting Started with Blackboard and Course Central
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Yahong Xu
2/5/2013 Innovative Use of Surveys in your class
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Jan Lay 

Setting up email on your iOS device
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Suzanne Smith 

The New Xmail 
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Kat Snizaski 
2/26/2013 Introduction to Clemson Box - New Cloud Storage available to all Clemson users  
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Laurie Sherrod 

Accessing the Library Resources from your Home or Office 
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Anne Grant 

Meeting Online with Google Hangouts 
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Laurie Sherrod
3/19/2013 Spring Break - No Tech Talk
3/26/2013 Dropbox and similar apps for iPads
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Melissa Lockhart
4/2/2013 Working with Groups in Blackboard 
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Jan Lay

How to get started with developing an App at Clemson 
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Sam Hoover 

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Rebecca Nelms 


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Steve Fullerton


Statistics Tracking and Grade Book Reports(View Transcript Here

Jan Lay


Windows 8
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Laurie Sherrod 

Adobe Connect Mobile 
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Melissa Lockhart
10/8/2013 Office 2013 
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Laurie Sherrod 

No Tech Talk - Fall Break 


Bibliography Tools
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Anne Grant 
10/29/2013 Creating Simple Queries in MS Access 
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Kat Snizaski 
11/5/2013 High Performance Visualization in CCIT
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Vetria Byrd
11/12/2013 Technology for Efficient and Effective Feedback on Student Work
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Leslie and Witt Salley

Read & Write Gold
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Kathy Snizaski 

No Tech Talk - Thanksgiving Break


InDesign as an Interactive Tool
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Jan Lay  

New Features and Enhancements for Groups: Group management and Date management
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Jan Lay
1/21/2014 PowerPoint 2013
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Melissa Lockhart
1/28/2014 Installing Applications with the CCIT Application Catalog Sam Beckler

Adobe Presenter 8

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Casey Kornegay

New feature of Blackboard Assessments: Test access log, test availability exceptions 

***Rescheduled to March 25th due to inclement weather***

Allyson Davis

Google Forms

Laurie Sherrod

Excel Functions and Formulas

Laurie Sherrod

Adobe Photoshop
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Jan Lay

Creating Action Queries in MS Access

Kathy Snizaski

No Tech Talk


New feature of Blackboard Assessments: Test access log, test availability exceptions
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Allyson Davis

Twitter, LinkedIn & Facebook
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Melissa Lockhart

Lecture Capture from your Classroom or your Office
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Melissa Lockhart & Allyson Davis

Printing & Plotting with PawPrints and Mobile Print
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Kim Roche

Social Media & FERPA
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Kevin McKenzie

Maverick OS

Bryan Lee


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Barb Bergman & Trudy Houston
1/13/2015 Clemson Box / Central connection for creating shared folders for groups or classes Laurie Sherrod
1/20/2015 Basic Image Editing in Photoshop Jan Lay
1/27/2015 Google Forms (New Version) Laurie Sherrod
2/3/2015 Creating a One-Page-Flyer with InDesign Jan Lay
2/10/2015 eLearning @ Clemson with Skillport 8.0 Kat Snizaski
2/24/2015 Creating Labels in Word Kat Snizaski

Cloud Computing 2015 (Compare & Contrast Box, Drive, OneDrive, DropBox)

Laurie Sherrod
3/10/2015 Microsoft Word vs. Adobe Acrobat Kat Snizaski & Jan Lay
3/24/2015 Death By PowerPoint Kat Snizaski
3/31/2015 Using Social Media Effectively in the Classroom Ashley Fisk
4/7/2015 New Adobe Testing Center Jan Lay
4/14/2015 Echo 360 Melissa Lockhart
4/21/2015 PowerPoint - Advanced Laurie Sherrod
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