Question: I recently started working at the College of Dentistry in Lincoln. I would love to take advantage of the training opportunities you offer. Answer: I no longer travel to the other campuses because there are many good online resources, and off-campus UNMC employees who work at other campuses may be eligible for technology training at those campuses:, UNL, UNO. UNK You will also find several of our courses already available on some recordings (from http://www.unmc.edu/its/class_handouts.htm).
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A fellow colleague here at UNMC sent me a video link to some useful “Ted” Tech Tips. Some of these you may already know, but hopefully you can learn a few more.
If you’ve ever attended my Excel mini-sessions, you’ll learn how obsessed I am with Excel Tables feature. This article from Tech Republic is a great summary of the many reasons why I love Excel Tables.
I came across this article recently from Tech Republic. It shows how using SumIf(), helper columns, Countifs() Excel functions may be simpler than using complex formulas. Click this link for some useful Excel tips.
Question: I am retiring after working at UNMC for many years. I haven’t had time to attend many classes recently but wondered if it is possible to come back to take computing classes? Answer: Yes! A benefit to UNMC employees is that when they retire they can attend our classes at no charge, as long as there is room in the class (there usually is). In fact, a former chancellor attended many of our classes! Just send me your email address so you’ll be on… Continue Reading