The Internet has seen some substantial changes in the past several years with the advent of social media, smart phones and expanding itself and often overwhelming us as a seemingly pervasive 24x7 presence in our lives. Computer Technology Professor and Department Head Bob Hughes will present strategies on how we can be more mindful, critical and productive in our interactions with digital technology.
Wondering what the new LMS Canvas looks like? Come and see a quick demonstration of some of the features we can look forward to when Clark College joins the other colleges in the state of Washington on this exciting new adventure.
Is your computer as slow as molasses? Tired of dealing with virus infections? Spent too much money on computer repairs? If you answered YES to any of these questions, this 30 Clicks session is your opportunity to find out how to stop your frustration and unnecessary headache. Join Aleksandr Anisimov, IT Technician, to learn about computer security and enter to win award winning computer security protection software.
Submitted by jaustad on February 18, 2013 - 1:46pm
Many of us have heard about accessibility issues, but we may still wonder what accessibility is, or why it is important for students with disabilities. With more and more content going digital, it’s becoming more important than ever that we each do our part to create documents and webpages that are accessible to everyone. Learn about some easy steps you can take to make your own content more accessible.
Are you tired of losing your flash drive or emailing documents to yourself? Start the year off right. Learn to store and share paper drafts, .pdfs, and photos in the Cloud. With Dropbox you can access them from anywhere and at anytime. Dropbox is a nifty, free and useful tool for everyone.
Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs and videos anywhere. Any file you save to your Dropbox will automatically save to all your computers, phones and even the Dropbox website.
Replace all those sticky notes on your computer with Evernote, “the Swiss Army knife of capture tools”. It can be your digital file cabinet, note-taking tool, daily journal, task or project management system, recipe-keeper and more ... and you can access it anywhere!
For the past few years, Facebook has been the leading social network for the world. In the summer of 2011 a new challenger arose. Google+ is a developing social network from Google with many new features. Will it be able to gain enough support to succeed and overthrow the current champion? Come and watch as these two social networks go head to head and you decide which is superior.
Submitted by jaustad on February 18, 2013 - 3:32pm
Back by popular demand! Adobe Photoshop is the professional standard for creating photo images, but it costs over $700 for the average user. Many of its powerful features are available in other graphics programs online for free. This workshop will briefly compare some of Photoshop’s advanced features—making selections, adding layers, retouching—with several leading free alternatives. No Photoshop experience necessary! A list including favorite (free!) basic editors will be available at the end.
Submitted by jaustad on February 18, 2013 - 12:43pm
If you use Windows 7, you’ll want to know about its Accessories, with quick and easy ways to capture and edit screen shots (snips) of any object on your screen; create original drawings; or edit pictures (add text, change colors, resize) to jazz up your Word doc, blog or PowerPoint presentations. There’s even a sound recorder and on-screen Sticky Notes to remind yourself about the cool accessorizing you can do Windows 7 style!