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MSU IT Technology Training: Spring semester training

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MSU IT Technology Training: Spring semester training

MSU IT Technology Training: Spring semester training

To help you during spring semester, MSU IT offers technology training at no cost to all MSU students, faculty, and staff. Learn about collaboration tools like Zoom, Spartan 365, and specific Microsoft apps like Teams, OneNote, OneDrive, and Forms.

There are a variety of training options to suit your busy schedule. Access on-demand course recordings or take a live course either in-person or virtually. Discover and register for courses at SpartansLearn.

You can also click here for the complete list of on-demand course recordings and here for the live courses available in the course topics below.  

Spartan 365 Overview 
As one of the premier tools for collaboration in teaching, learning, and working at MSU, this course will give an overview of the main Microsoft 365 apps including Forms, OneDrive, OneNote, and Teams.

On-demand course recording available now.

Microsoft Forms
Forms can help you survey classmates, students, coworkers, or any group where feedback is needed. Learn how to create forms and surveys; format, branch, and collect data; and share with others.

Next in-person class: Forms – Creating Forms and Surveys, Jan. 25 at 10 a.m.

Microsoft OneDrive 
OneDrive is a great place to store files in the cloud, share documents, and ensure document security. Discover strategies, optimize settings, learn how to manage the accessibility of files and folders, and more.

Microsoft OneNote
Explore this helpful tool to organize your information and content with notebooks, sections, and pages. Faculty and managers can also use the special notebook functionality of OneNote to organize important information for students or staff.

Microsoft Teams
Teams is one of the best tools for effective communication and collaboration. In the Teams – Getting Started course, discover how to chat and have virtual meetings with individuals, groups, and entire teams. Intermediate users can also learn how additional integrations and settings can optimize your ability to collaborate with others in Teams – SharePoint Sites. 

Next in-person class: Teams – Getting Started, Jan. 19 at 1:30 p.m.

Zoom
A great tool for scheduling and hosting virtual meetings. In the Zoom – Getting Started course, learn how to access Zoom at MSU to explore its settings and set up a successful meeting or webinar. Intermediate users can also learn how to configure different options pre- and post-meeting in the Zoom – Meetings course.

Next in-person class: Zoom – Getting Started, Jan. 19 at 10 a.m.

Where can you learn more? 

  • See this iTeach article for additional training opportunities about tools specific to teaching and learning are also available from MSU IT Educational Technology each month
  • MSU IT Training also maintains regular office hours to provide assistance and answer questions
  • For any questions about technology training, please contact train@msu.edu