February Professional Development

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Online Workshops via Webex

To register, go to nsula.webex.comAttendees are encouraged to have a working microphone to fully benefit from the sessions.


Microsoft Teams Meetings

Microsoft Teams includes a synchronous meeting platform that is very similar to Webex but includes some features of particular interest to instructors who regularly record their meetings to share with students.  We will demonstrate the tools for scheduling, running, and recording Microsoft Teams Meetings. We will also compare the platform to Webex and discuss similarities and differences between the two meeting systems.

Tuesday, February 15, 2 – 3:00 p.m. (Registration)
Thursday, February 17, 10 – 11:00 a.m. (Registration)


Course Design Best Practices

In this one-hour workshop, you will be presented with an overview of course design best practices. We will briefly discuss the main principles outlined in the Quality Matters rubric that, if followed, will ensure the best experience for online students. We will also introduce you to our other, more detailed workshops that explore specific standards.

Wednesday, February 23, 2 – 3:00 p.m. (Registration)
Friday, February 25, 10 – 11:00 AM (Registration)


Excel:  Organizing Your Data

Have data in Excel that is overwhelming? Learn how to organize your data so it can be more manageable. Topics include: importing data from other Excel files and other file types such as CSV and TXT files, text to columns, removing duplication, sorting and custom sorting by multiple columns, filtering, creating subtotals, and copying/moving worksheets within and out of a workbook.

Wednesday, February 9, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. (Registration)


Excel Fundamentals

This workshop is an introduction to Excel components. Learn about creating and navigating worksheets, entering text, dates and numbers, selecting cells, entering formulas, and much more.

Tuesday, February 22, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. (Registration)


Introduction to Microsoft Outlook

Join us for an adventure through the world of Microsoft Outlook. Learn the basics of Microsoft Outlook, such as formatting, signatures, best practices, flags and categories, and calendar.

Tuesday, February 22, 2-3 PM (Registration)
Thursday, February 24, 10-11 AM (Registration)


To register for courses via Webex:

  1. Go to webex.com and sign in.
  2. Click on the Search Bar at the top of the page and enter the name of the session you would like to attend. Click Show More Results to see all listings. You can also search by date.
  3. Click the name of the session you want to attend and then click Register.
  4. Complete the registration.
  5. You will receive an email confirmation after you have registered with the link you will use to join the session.


Use our Feedback Form to submit questions, comments, workshop requests, or to set up a one-on-one consultation. We look forward to connecting with you!


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