Author: Xueting (Bridget) Wang

Some Google tools you may want to check out!

Thank you to all the people who came to our Google All workshop last Thursday, and thank you to our guest speaker Carter Chapman for giving a great workshop. Here are some useful Google tools we talked about at the workshop and we think you may want to take a look: Google docs: Online word […]

“Be organized and collaborative”

In our last Friday’s workshop “Be organized and collaborative”, we introduced the following tools which can assist our graduate school work and help us be more organized and collaborative. (EtherPad): A great online tool for group work. It allows multiple users to live type at the same time, and can save multiple text versions as timeline […]

Live from the DMC!-Excel Workshop Intermediate

Our Excel workshop (Intermediate level) today will be broadcasting at 12:30pm PST. The picture should have a better quality this time. If you cannot come to the workshop, then join us at Live from the DMC!
Due to technical difficulties, we are not able to live-stream this event. We will try to make the recorded session […]

Google SketchUp- Model anything you can imagine

Google SketchUp is a software that you can use to create 3D models of anything you like. For example, you can create a chair, a house, a train, a bridge, or a whole city. But this is not the coolest thing yet. What’s cool about Google SketchUp is that you can build models and add […]

Excel Workshop Series-Beginner

Last Friday, March 5th, our guest speaker Kevin gave a wonderful Excel workshop. It covered Excel basics, including rows and columns, tabs,  navigation, and page-setup. Check out the Excel tutorial.
We also used Ustream to live broadcast our workshop for the first time. The Audio part of the broadcast was very good, but the picture of […]

Photostory 3 vs. Windows 7

Some people have noticed that photostory 3, a free microsoft software, cannot be installed on Windows 7 system. Photostory 3 has been  highly recommended as a digital storytelling tool, which you can type, record voice, add music  to photo slide shows. Because it is every easy to use, many people have been using it for […]

Feb 10th, “Better Presentation” workshop

Today’s workshop introduced three presentation tools: Photostory 3 (PC only), Prezi and Glogster (Poster making).  Photostory 3 is a free digital story telling software for PCs. Both Prezi and Glogster are website-based that everyone can use for free. Here are some useful links you may want to check out:
Photostory 3 tutorial
PowerPoint tips
Thank you all for […]

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