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    training.wooster.edu is designed to be a centralized location for online training offered to students, faculty, and staff. Many trainings can be found by tags in the right-hand column, or searched by topic at the bottom of this page.

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Available courses

First Year Library Challenge

In this online module, you'll learn about Kahoot! A Kahoot! is a collection of questions on specific topics. Created by teachers, students, business-people and social users, they are asked in real-time, to an unlimited number of “players”, creating a social, fun and game-like learning environment.

If you've ever wanted to build your own Web site but don't know where to start, WordPress® is one of the most popular and easy to use tools for creating anything from a simple blog to a business Web site. In this series, we cover the basics of building a WordPress Web site and provide you with the insight to manage and moderate your site, engage with other WordPress users, and use powerful widgets and tools to help get the most out of this content management system.

A resource site for Wooster students applying to medical school this cycle.

In accordance with OSHA’s General Duty Clause and in response to an increase in workplace violence in industries across the U.S., The College of Wooster is providing all employees access to a virtual armed intruder training module. We encourage you to complete this training this academic year at your earliest convenience during your normal work hours.  

About the Course
PREVAIL! Is a 90–minute guided online experience designed to prepare employees with the tools and protocols to respond in the unfortunate case of an armed threat on campus. This comprehensive PREVAIL! course teaches a trained response that allows for immediate action and a better opportunity to overcome.

PREVAIL! Is a 90–minute guided online experience designed to prepare employees with the tools and protocols to respond in the unfortunate case of an armed threat on campus. The goals and objectives of this course provide employees with information and strategies on recognizing and responding to the dynamic challenges and issues of violent incidents within the workplace. This comprehensive PREVAIL! course teaches a trained response that allows for immediate action and a better opportunity to overcome. 

PREVAIL! is a completely new approach to active shooter/armed intruder training. Learners are immersed in an interactive and engaging environment tied to an emotional, dramatic active shooter event. The course is 90 minutes and includes: full video, animations, simulations, pre- and post-assessment, interactions, audible narration.

Campus Safety staff will be leading supplemental in-person discussions regarding key takeaways from the virtual training module in November for anyone interested. Please look out for dates in upcoming issues of Wooster Weekly.

​Audacity™ is an open-source, multi-track audio editor and recorder and is perfect for amateur audio engineers. In this online training series, you'll learn how to record, edit, mix, and export your audio project. Audacity exports to the most common audio file formats including WAV, AIFF, Ogg, and MP3. The robust library of features includes standard effects like echo and reverb, and since it is open source, many new effects are constantly being added. With Audacity, you can create voice overs, podcasts, background music, and even full multi-track music mixes. This free application is available for Mac®, Windows® and Linux® operating systems.

In this online training series, we perform experimental analysis using SPSS® 24, delving into the more advanced features of IBM’s data analysis software. We’ll conduct t-tests, conduct ANOVA and univariate analysis and analyze data graphically.

SPSS® is statistical software that allows you to run analysis on your data, test hypotheses, and analyze the results of your research. In this series, you will be introduced to the basic mechanics of using the software, such as how to set up your files, using the SPSS interface, structuring your data, define and manage variables. The series concludes by conducting basic descriptive statistical analysis.

Adobe® Acrobat® Pro DC is a program that allows you to edit and convert files into PDFs. However, Acrobat Pro offers a lot more features than simply editing PDF files. In this online series of tutorials, we'll cover a variety of things you can do with Acrobat Pro. From creating rich media files, to electronically signing and tracking documents, we'll cover the features and uses of Acrobat Pro in-depth. Whether you want to convert a PDF into a Word document or track and sign contracts electronically, this training will give you the knowledge and capabilities you need to get the most out of this powerful program.

This online course covers the basics of Adobe® After Effects®. You'll receive an introduction to tools and concepts that will allow you to create animations, motion graphics, and special effects. You'll also learn some best practices and how to complete a successful project from start to finish.

Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom™ software provides one easy application for managing, adjusting, and presenting large volumes of digital photographs. Learn how to organize your photos, use Quick Develop, create a slideshow, and much more!

In this online course, you'll learn about some nice new features for Fonts, Brushes and a Curvature Tool, plus more really useful improvements for Photoshop CC 2018.

This online series picks up where the Photoshop® CC 2018 - Basics series leaves off. You'll learn about some of the advanced features of Adobe® Photoshop Creative Cloud® 2018 - from how to collaborate with Creative Cloud to the Top 10 Tips. Gain the valuable knowledge necessary to work smarter, not harder.

PowerPoint has many features to help create engaging presentations. Features in this course contain step-by-step instructions on:

  • Integrating Multimedia Content into Slides
  • Tools for Practicing and Recording Slide Show Presentations
  • Accessibility Features

Word has many features to help users read, write, and edit documents. Features in this course contain step-by-step instructions on:

  • Collaboration within Word
  • Document Formatting
  • Accessibility Features  

Outlook is Microsoft's official mail client. It is recommended the campus-community uses Outlook for its many features integrated into Microsoft 365. This course contains step-by-step instructions on:
  • Getting Started with Outlook
  • Managing Email
  • Utilizing Outlook Calendar
  • Creating and Managing Contacts  
OneDrive is Microsoft 365's cloud storage solution available for the campus-community. This includes 1TB of personal cloud storage, group file storage, and document sharing abilities. This course covers OneDrive basics including:
  • Installing and Syncing OneDrive to a computer
  • File Management
  • Sharing and Collaborative features 

Office® 365 offers a wide variety of tools to collaborate and share information. This series will demonstrate several of the collaboration tools available. There are several example projects described. For example, these videos will describe how to create a collaborative space for a group with a shared calendar and OneDrive® folder. Additionally, using this Groups tool will also set up a space for shared conversations where every member of the group can write online messages and everyone in the group will automatically receive updates. This series also explores the many ways that the Office 365 apps can work together, such as using OneDrive and Office Online to share and collaboratively edit documents.

Office™ 365 Teams is a group collaboration space that pulls together many Office 365 tools into one convenient location. Teams can be created for classroom groups, allowing the instructor to share and collect assignments, communicate with students, and share files. Teams can also be created for groups of peers, allowing all participants to collaborate with robust tools. Many different tools can be integrated into Teams to customize it for the needs of your group. 

You’ll learn about:

  • Customizing your workspace
  • Conversations
  • Working with files
  • Meet Now
  • Meetings
  • Class notebooks
  • Mobile apps
  • Using Planner

In this series you will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, which is part of Microsoft Office. This series will cover the basics that you need in order to get started using Microsoft’s spreadsheet software. You will learn to enter data, manage data, create formulas, and insert objects such as images and charts. Upon completion of this series you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to be productive using Microsoft Excel.  

You’ll learn about

  • Working with Data and Datasets
  • Creating Formulas
  • Managing Data
  • Formatting
  • Working with Charts

Welcome to the Excel Advanced Series. In this series you will learn some of the advanced tools, formulas and techniques needed to expand your knowledge and use of Excel.  

You’ll learn about

  • Common Statics Tools
  • Creating Pivot Tables
  • The 3D Mapping Tool
  • SmartArt and 3D Images
  • Creating Formulas with Logical Operators

In this online tutorial series, you’ll learn all the basics of using Outlook® for PC® as your e-mail program. You will also learn about exciting new features that will help make the time you spend reading your email much more efficient. You will learn different ways to organize and view your messages, calendars, and people. You will also learn about the calendar and creating appointments and meetings, as well as using tasks and notes to help keep yourself organized. 

You’ll learn about
  • Creating and Editing a Message
  • Views
  • Calendar & Contacts
  • Tasks and Organization

In this online course, you'll learn how PowerPoint® provides many new features to the user experience, and core functionality. With online integration with OneDrive®, PowerPoint 2016 is the gold standard and a first-class presentation tool.

In this series, you’ll learn how to create and save a Word document; enter and format text; create and edit bulleted lists, columns, and tables; and illustrate documents with graphics and icons (new in 2019). You’ll see how to proof your document for spelling, grammar, and writing errors, and how to set Autocorrect preferences to help you save time. We’ll look at new accessibility features, including Microsoft Learning Tools like Immersive Reader, Read Aloud, and Dictate. And you’ll learn how the Office 365 version of Word helps you use comments and track changes to collaborate on documents with others on your team; and share documents in the cloud using email and OneDrive. 

You’ll learn about

  • Entering and Editing Text
  • Formatting
  • Images and Graphics
  • Accessibility
  • Collaborating and Sharing

In this online training series, you'll learn to use SharePoint® Online, which is a part of Office 365 using Windows 7 and Internet Explorer. We will explore the SharePoint interface and learn about some of the new features in SharePoint 2013, including drag and drop and the newsfeed. We will work with libraries, lists, and contacts and learn to create and add a document or picture to a library, and create a new contact as well as create and manage tasks. Lastly, we will learn to create events and manage the calendar.

Welcome to Wooster's cyber and information security training resources.  All members of our campus community who have a Wooster user account are expected to complete a core set of modules; others, depending on their roles and responsibilities, will be expected to complete additional modules.  Each module is brief (5-10 minutes)

macOS® High Sierra introduces new core technologies that improve the most important functions of your Mac®. From rearchitecting how it stores your data to improving the efficiency of video streaming to unleashing the full power of your graphics processor, it’s all central to today’s Mac experience. In this online training series, we will take a look at the most recent updates and highlight some of the new features. We will look at some of the enhancements and features included in many of the built-in apps like Mail, Safari®, Notes and Preview. 

You’ll learn about:

  • What’s new
  • The Dock
  • Navigating the desktop
  • Personalization
  • iCloud and Apple ID
  • Mac apps
  • Tips

In this online course, we will discuss Windows® 10 and take a look at some of the new features including the return of the Start Button®; Metro App; and Continuum, also know as Tablet Mode. We will also explore the new Action Center and introduce you to Cortana®, Microsoft's Personal Digital Assistant.

Windows® 10 is a sleek and modern operating system that allows you to sync devices, download and install apps, and adjust a wide variety of settings to get the most out of your operating system. In this online training series, we'll cover the basics of Windows 10 including personalizing desktops, using keyboard shortcuts, and adjust privacy settings. We'll also cover features and programs including Weather, Maps, and a variety of other applications that are new in Windows 10.

Topics format

A sample Moodle course available for users to explore the Weekly course format.

A sample Moodle course available for users to explore the Topics course format.

A sample Moodle course available for users to explore the Onetopic course format.

Educational Technology course for Moodle training and resources for faculty and staff.

Required for all STA-1 Employees to complete before end of first semester of working.

This course has general training for all STAs. In this sections you will find topics such as customer service, phone etiquette, and more. 

Training resources to become proficient in WordPress to assist in the construction and maintenance of Information and Plannings web presence.

This course is designed to educate you on facets of hazing, its definition, and associated campus policies and Ohio laws.  You will also explore bystander intervention and your role in stopping hazing on the College of Wooster campus.