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STEAM Labs: Workshops

Equipment and workshop information about about the Library and Learning Commons STEAM Labs at Deerwood Center, Downtown Campus, North Campus and South Campus.

Workshop Resources

This page is to provide resources from our STEAM workshops to share with each other and other educational institutions.

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Teaching Tech

Excel is Microsoft's feature-filled information technology spreadsheet software used to create grids of text, numbers and formulas specifying calculations. This introductory workshop will provide the very basics of navigating the platform itself as well as the tools you will more than likely use to organize and compute data. Provided below are the resources that will be shared and made available during the in-person workshop hosted in various S.T.E.A.M. Lab locations college-wide.


Handouts (PDF):

( Download) Excel 2016 Basic Quick Reference Guide


Presentation:

(Click image to open PowerPoint)


Exercises:

( Download) Excel Document: Formula, Comma, Colon

      

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Video Examples:

Excel - Formula, Comma:

 

 

Excel - Colon:

Word is commonly understood globally as the premier word processing application. This workshop aims to show a different side of what it can do graphically in producing cover pages, artistic posters, and stylized memos. Provided below are the resources that will be shared and made available during the in-person workshop hosted in various S.T.E.A.M. Lab locations college-wide.


Examples (PDF):

( Download) Zip File: Graphic Design Examples A

( Download) Zip File: Graphic Design Examples B

         

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Workshop attendees and Library and Learning Commons staff alike can download various components to create colorful art. Below are zip files containing title, background, character, and paint swatch elements that can be imported into your Word document to create your own version of the images shown above.

Free Project:

( Download) Zip File: Free Project Elements


Exercise:

( Download) Zip File: Nature Magazine Cover Project

                    

Introductory Workshop

Using the Sphero EDU App for BOLT:


Creating a Simple Program: