Technology Training

Welcome to Spring Quarter 2018!

Are you unfamiliar or uncomfortable with technology and technology terms? Do you just want to brush up on technology terms and shortcuts? Do you want to learn more about creating accessible technology? Here is a link to a Padlet graphic organizer with technology basics and shortcuts.

Spring Technology Training Sessions

Complete the form at the bottom to register for technology training sessions this quarter. All technology training sessions will be held in MLC 243.

Forms (Google, Omni, and Adobe Acrobat)

Find out which form software program will best suit your needs when creating a form to collect data, send a survey, or have people register for an event.

Presentation Tools (PowerPoint, Prezi, Google Slides, and Sway)

Presentations can easily become monotonous; using these eye-catching presentation tools can help engage your audience in your presentation.

Formative Assessment Tools (Kahoot, Plickers, and Clickers)

Completing formative assessments can be time consuming but with these technology tools, you can gather information about what concepts your learners are understanding, in seconds.

Gamification - The Basics

Gamification is a simple way to motivate your learners, engage your learners, and help your learners better retain information by implementing gaming terms and techniques. In this session, you will learn how simple changes can make a big impact on your learners.

iPad Apps for Education

The amount of apps available for educational purposes can be overwhelming. In this course, you will learn about some good quality apps that you can use to meet your educational needs.

Graphic Organizers (Popplet, MindMeister, LinoIt, Padlet, Trello, and Ideament)

Creating visuals that organize information in an appealing manner can be tricky if you are not creative. Luckily, there are technology tools that can help take care of that for you. In this course, you will learn about various graphic organizers and how they can work for you.

Excel Basics

Using Microsoft Excel can be overwhelming if you are unfamiliar with it, but it can also provide you with many benefits if you know the features of it. This course will teach you the basics of Microsoft Excel to get you started with basic data analysis and spreadsheets.

Excel Advanced

This course will teach you more advanced functions of Microsoft Excel and how to further analyze your data.

Accessibility in Technology

Ever wonder if your documents, images, videos, or website are accessible to everyone? Attend this course to find out more about ensuring that your technology meets ADA guidelines.

Spring Technology Training Registration

Google Forms (this is to help offset the people signed up for the Classified Professional Development Day; a 1-hour Google Forms training)
Presentation Tools (PowerPoint, Prezi, Google Slides, and Sway)
Formative Assessment Tools (Kahoot, Plickers, and Clickers)
Gamification - The Basics
iPad Apps for Education
Excel - Basics
Excel - Advanced
Accessibility in Technology

Omni Training

Open Lab Schedule

Technology Training Specialist

Megan McCollom, Technology Training Specialist

Have a special request or suggestion for future technology training sessions?

Contact me at:

Megan McCollom
MLC 222

(408) 864 - 5399

Traveling Tech Fridays

  • Do you prefer small group technology training sessions? Does your department or division have specific technology needs?
  • Send an email to to request a more individualized technology training session in your office or building. Please include what technology program you would like to learn and what your needs are for that program.
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