Create a LinkedIn Profile:
In Profile Introduction to LinkedIn, its purpose and use. Receive information and
resources to help you know the basics of setting up this professional social media
profile. The 2-hour hands-on lab section will provide students with an opportunity
to create their LinkedIn profile and receive real-time feedback. Must bring a current
copy of your resume to the hands-on lab workshop.
Find Technology Help:
Having trouble working with technology-related issues? Technology problems can include:
hardware issues (laptops, tablets, hotspots, etc.), Mt. SAC resources (website, portal,
email, etc.). online learning software (Canvas, Zoom, etc.), productivity software
(Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Google Suite: Docs, Sheets, Slides,
Gmail, etc.), Internet/Cloud software (web browsers, Google Drive, OneDrive, etc.)
Social media (LinkedIn, etc.) discipline-specific software (Statview, Autocad, Adobe
Creative Cloud Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.), and/or accessibility-related
software (Otter, Screen Reader, etc.). There are several types of help available to
students. This workshop will introduce students to options available to help students
succeed in their online life and school. Help options include: Online resources, workshops,
‘how to’ videos, individualized tech support, campus computer labs, and free/discount
Link Your Emails:
Ensure you receive important information quickly from Mt. SAC by linking your email
accounts to receive all your messages. The campus, your instructors, Police & Campus
Safety Office, Student Services offices, and any special programs you may belong to,
will use your official campus email account to contact you with important information.
Learn how to forward your official campus email account to your preferred personal
email account so you don’t miss important messages. Also learn how to sign up for
emergency alerts from the Police & Campus Safety Office to make sure you immediately
know what is going on.
Microsoft Office vs Google Suite:
This workshop provides a comparison and contrast between the two primary software
'bundle' packages used by Mt. SAC faculty, students and staff, to allow individuals
to decide which package they prefer to use. It also provides more detailed information
about both packages to help individuals become familiar with the bundled package programs
of their choice.
Are you taking an online or hybrid class? Is your instructor requiring you to use
Canvas to submit homework? This workshop will introduce students the basics of Canvas
and offer resources to help you succeed.
Navigating Mt. SAC Online:
Learn how to navigate Mt. SAC’s technology to find information you need to survive
and thrive in school. Discover how the main website, online catalog, portal and Mountie
app can help you get information, help, and how to solve problems.
Presentation Tools (Using Microsoft PowerPoint and Other Presentation Software):
Presentation software programs are easy-to-use and allow a presenter to professionally
and visually present their ideas. This workshop will introduce participants to the
basics of presentation software such as PowerPoint, offer tips for creating professional
presentations, options for accessing these software programs, and resources for getting
help with using it.
Spreadsheet Tools (Using Microsoft Excel and Other Spreadsheet Programs):
Make keeping track of large amounts of numerical and non-numerical information efficient
and professional looking by using MS Excel and other popular spreadsheet software
programs. Receive tips to increase your efficiency. Learn about on- and off-campus
resources to address your spreadsheet needs.
Writing Tools (Using Microsoft Word and Other Word Processing Programs):
Make writing your research papers easier by learning how to automatically format your
documents to MLA, APA or other format standards in MS Word and other popular word
processing software programs. Receive tips to increase your efficiency. Learn about
on- and off-campus resources to address your word processing needs.