Learning Commons Workshops


The Learning Commons hosts a variety of workshops and programs designed to support and inspire you on your learning, research, and creative journeys. Led by Learning Commons’ partners, sessions are scheduled throughout the semester. See below for our current offerings. If you’d like to suggest a workshop topic that’s not listed here, please send a note to: learningcommons@miami.edu.

Spring 2020—Online Workshops

Microsoft PowerPoint Workshop by the Technology Assistance Program (TAP)
Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/microsoft-powerpoint-workshop-tickets-92388447333

In this workshop, you will learn how to improve your PowerPoint documents through guided instructions and hands-on activities. Learn how to:

  • Navigate PowerPoint
  • Insert Images and Videos
  • Explore Animations & Slide Transition
  • Review Print Options
  • Save and Share Files
  • Prepare for a Superb Presentation

In addition, you will learn tips on how to create and deliver an engaging and effective presentation for your audience.

Microsoft Excel Workshop by the Technology Assistance Program (TAP)
Thursday, April 9, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/microsoft-excel-workshop-tickets-92250715373

In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to use the tools and functions in Microsoft Excel to create meaningful reports. Learn how to:

  • Apply basic Excel features
  • Manipulate numbers and text
  • Create formulas such as sum and average
  • Use absolute and relative Cell Reference
  • Visualizing data using charts
  • Split and combine data

Microsoft Word Workshop by the Technology Assistance Program (TAP)
Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/microsoft-word-workshop-tickets-92167947813

In this workshop, you will learn how to improve your documents by applying the supported formatted features and styles of Microsoft Word. Learn how to:

  • Explore and change the default settings
  • Improve those important Class Papers or Essays
  • Add screen clipping images
  • Working with citations (bibliographies)
  • Creating a Table of Contents with style
  • Collaborate online with Office 365
  • Use the Word Mobile App

TAP Microsoft Excel Workshop by the Technology Assistance Program (TAP)
Monday, April 20, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/microsoft-excel-workshop-tickets-92250715373

In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to use the tools and functions in Microsoft Excel to create meaningful reports. Learn how to:

  • Apply basic Excel features
  • Manipulate numbers and text
  • Create formulas such as sum and average
  • Use absolute and relative Cell Reference
  • Visualizing data using charts
  • Split and combine data