Learning a new tech skill can help build your resume, satisfy a continuing education requirement, or simply make your workday more efficient.
The Getting Started with IT Training webinars give you a quick introduction to online courses available at no cost through IU Expand. In just 30 minutes (or less!) you'll see examples of what to expect from the course and learn how to enroll. You'll also get an exercise file to work through what you've just learned.
The Getting started with IT Training webinar series offers short sessions to help you get started using various software titles.
Currently, the main focus is on the IU Box retirement and migration. We regularly offer webinars to help you learn how to use Google at IU My Drive or Microsoft OneDrive at IU for individual file storage and collaboration. We also offer training on using IU's institutional file storage offerings from Google and Microsoft.
Don't worry if you can't view the webinar live—a recording of the content will be available for you to view at your convenience.
Check back to this page after the session to find the recording link.
May 10 - 14
Microsoft Teams: Basic collaboration & project management tools
Are you working on a group project and wondering how to keep organized and collaborate efficiently with other group members? Microsoft Teams at IU can help you with this! In this session, learn about the basics of collaborating in Microsoft Teams at IU, as well as how to use the Tasks app inside Microsoft Teams at IU to help with project management.
Microsoft Storage at IU: Sharing and collaborating with institutional storage
This webinar will show Microsoft Storage at IU users how to control access to their files through SharePoint. If you are using Microsoft Teams to collaborate with your colleagues, you may have times when you need to share a folder or file with a person or group of people. This session will also show you how and where to find institutional and personal files that other teams or people share with you in Microsoft OneDrive at IU.
Google Storage at IU: Sharing and collaborating with institutional storage
Have you found yourself working with Google at IU more and more? This webinar will show you how to find, organize, edit, and share institutional files using Google at IU My Drive in a web browser and Google Drive File Stream. Considerations for managing Shared Drive permissions will also be discussed.
Expand an accordion to find the description and recording links (when available) for each of the previous Getting Started Webinars.
Webinars are listed in alphabetical order.
How do I get ready for moving day? Where are my boxes and folders and labels? And how do I know if I'm sharing them with someone else? How can I ensure that I'm packing only my things and not things my colleagues might need, too? Everything owned by your individual Box account will be moved soon to Microsoft OneDrive at IU or Google at IU My Drive. Watch this recording to learn how to organize your individual and institutional files to prepare for the big move!
Need to make a research poster but don't have scissors or a glue-stick or a big piece of construction paper? (And—how can you send it to your colleagues even if you had all that stuff?) Jump into this webinar to learn how to make digital research posters! Save the glue-stick!
Institutional files are moving from Box to the Google and Microsoft environments. This webinar will cover how to find your files using a web browser and on your desktop for both environments. We will also cover how to find your files and use some of the common features of the Microsoft Teams application.
In the institutional storage environments at IU, making sure your data is available to the people who need it and unavailable to those who don't is an important part of owning storage space. Microsoft SharePoint and Teams and Google Shared Drives have some unique considerations for managing permission. Join us for this webinar and learn about the different ways to manage permissions in both Microsoft Teams and Google Shared Drives.
Your friends say they love Excel PivotTables, but all you can do is nod and smile? Watch this recorded webinar to find out what the PivotTable excitement is all about. Learn how to get answers from your data!
Learn about the options available for migrating personal files from Box at IU to either Microsoft OneDrive or Google Drive. IU’s cloud storage agreement with Box ends in spring 2021 and student, staff, and faculty files will be migrated after May 22, 2020. You do not have to migrate your files, but you do need to decide where you want them to go. These webinars will help you determine what personal files are, prepare your personal files for migration, and decide which service to choose for storing personal files.
The deadline for deciding where to move your personal files is May 22, 2020.
Have you been invited to Zoom meetings, but don't know how to get started? How can you be the best attendee you can be? Zoom in and watch this recorded webinar to learn how to be an awesome meeting participant!
Ready to unpack after the big move? Where are your boxes and how can you see what's in them? Plus share the contents? Watch this recording after your individual files have been moved to your My Drive account from Box at IU to learn how to find, organize, edit, and share your files on My Drive.
Ready to unpack after the big move? Where are your boxes and how can you see what's in them? Plus share the contents? Watch this recording after your individual files have been migrated to your OneDrive account from Box at IU to learn how to find, organize, edit, and share your files.