Online Workshop for Intermediate/Advanced Excel being offered Friday, May 15th 10am-1pm

The Camden Educational Series provides seminars and workshops on various technology-related topics. The instructors are staff members from the RU-Camden Information Technology team. Workshops are limited to a maximum of 15 people per session unless otherwise noted.


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Spring 2020 EdSeries Listings

Rutgers Connect | “I didn’t know Microsoft Office could do THAT!!” |  Intro to PowerPoint 2016 | Intro to Excel 2016 | Intermediate Excel 2016 | Advanced Excel 2016 | WebexScanmark | Enhanced Classroom Demo

Rutgers Connect (Faculty and Staff Only)
Instructor: Ronald Thornton
Location: Armitage 101
When: Friday, March 27, 2020 1:00pm-3:00pm  Cancelled

Rutgers Connect, based on the Office 365 suite by Microsoft, is the new central email, calendar and cloud services system for faculty and staff. This workshop will go over the basic functions of using Rutgers Connect. This workshop will demonstrate how to navigate the email interface, how to create calendar entries, how to share your calendar, how to share office 365 documents with other users and how to access other useful functions in Rutgers Connect. Attendees should make sure they know their current NetID and password so they can log in and follow along as features are demonstrated.

“I didn’t know Microsoft Office could do THAT!!”
Instructor: Ken Morris
Location: Armitage 101
When: Friday, February 28, 2020 9:30am-12:30pm

Did you know that Word 2016 can open and edit PDFs? Or that you can get the current weather from Outlook? You can also record video tutorials with PowerPoint in order to share instructions with your colleagues. This training class will demonstrate the new features of Office 2016 to maximize the advantages of the upgrade from Office 2010.It will also include an introduction to Forms and Teams.

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
Instructor: Ronald Thornton
Location: Armitage 101
When: Friday, February 28, 2020 1:00pm-3:00pm

PowerPoint is often used at conferences or in the classroom to bring a visual component to a presentation. This workshop will introduce those who have not used PowerPoint 2016 to elements such as the ribbon menu; themes, which have replaced the autocontent wizard design templates; and the new location of slide transitions under Animations. The attendee will be able to create a basic presentation.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016
Instructor: Ken Morris
Location: Armitage 101
When: Friday, March 6, 2020 9:30am-12:30pm

In this Introduction to Microsoft Excel training class, participants will create and edit basic worksheets and workbooks. This course is designed for those who want to learn skills needed to create, edit, format and print basic Microsoft Excel worksheets.

Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2016 – combined with Advanced Excel
Instructor: Ken Morris
Location:  Online via Webex
When:  Friday, May 15, 2020  10:00am-1:00pm

This Intermediate Microsoft Excel training class is for participants who want to advance their skill set by learning to work with formulas, lists and illustrations. The class will also work with charts and advanced formatting, including styles.

Advanced Microsoft Excel 2016 – combined with Intermediate Excel
Instructor: Ken Morris
Location: Online via Webex
When: Friday, May 15, 2020  10:00am-1:00pm

This Advanced Microsoft Excel training class is meant for participants who are already knowledgeable of Excel. The class will cover such topics as macros, VLOOKUP and pivot tables.

Instructor: Ken Morris
Location: Armitage 101
When: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 11:20am-12:20pm  Cancelled

Cisco Webex is a real-time video, voice, and chat communications software platform. It enables users to host and participate in virtual meetings with two or more people securely from anywhere with a reliable internet connection. Learn how to use this versatile tool for online meetings and webinars. More information can be found at

Instructor: Help Desk staff
Location: Robeson Library Computer Lab
When: By appointment

The Scanmark test scanner has the ability to scan multiple-choice tests and receive immediate results. In addition, a program called ParSCORE enables faculty to manage student records and data from their offices. This workshop will cover how to use QuickSCOREII and ParSCORE. Enrollment is limited to six people per session and will be scheduled by emailing

Enhanced Classroom Demonstrations (Faculty Only)
Instructor: Enhanced classroom support staff
When: By appointment

The demonstration will cover the fundamentals of using the upgraded standard enhanced classroom equipment. The recent upgrades have included new HD projectors, replacement of the Control Panels with ones that can be controlled over the network, a camera in the room for recording classes, a LCD display at each room’s door listing classes and events taking place in the room and an AppleTV for wireless sending presentations and video from an iPad.

Individual appointments may be made by calling the Help Desk at (856) 225-6274 or filling out the form on the HR registration site. Enhanced classroom demonstrations are available by individual appointment throughout the entire semester.