Guides & Materials

Here you will find guides and training materials for various software, hardware and other technology tools.


Contents

Categories

Desire2Learn
Digital Media
ETSU Tools
Microsoft Office and Operating Systems
Special Topics
Statistical Analysis
Web Design & Online Collaboration
Wimba Classroom




Desire2Learn


Desire2Learn Guide - New Features 9.4.1
learn about some of the new features in D2L

Desire2Learn Guide - Introduction
beginners guide to D2L version 9.4.1

Desire2Learn Guide - Advanced
take your D2L knowledge to the next level

Desire2Learn Guide - Assessments
creating and controlling tests in D2L

Desire2Learn Guide - Grades
creating and modifying grade items in D2L

Desire2Learn Guide - Managing Content
tricks and tips to managing your content in D2L

Desire2Learn Guide - Respondus
create tests offline and upload them to D2L

Desire2Learn Guide - StudyMate
create games and learning objects for students

Turnitin - D2L Integration
check for plagiarism directly in D2L

Desire2Learn Guide - Rubrics
create Rubrics for assessing in D2L

Desire2Learn Guide - Course Builder
use the Course Builder to build Content in D2L

Desire2Learn Videos - Students
a variety of short video tutorials for students

Desire2Learn Videos - Instructors
a variety of short video tutorials for Instructors



Digital Media


Adobe InDesign Guide - Introduction
a basic introduction to InDesign

Adobe Photoshop - Introduction Part 1 (Basics)
a basic introduction to photoshop

Adobe Photoshop - Introduction Part 2 (Selections)
modify specific areas of a digital image

Adobe Photoshop - Introduction Part 3 (Basic Photo Manipulation)
retouch photos with the clone stamp, healing brush and related tools

Microsoft Movie Maker Guide - Overview
edit your videos with movie maker

TechSmith Camtasia Guide - Cheat Sheet
reference sheet to record your screen and make movies

TechSmith Camtasia Videos - Assorted
A direct link to TechSmith's own training videos

TechSmith Camtasia Documentation & Written Tutorials - Assorted
A direct link to TechSmith's own Camtasia documentation and tutorial resources

Audacity Guide - Introduction
audio recording and editing

Podcasting Guide - Introduction
general intro to podcasting at ETSU

Apple iTunes Guide - Introduction
organize audio files, find music and podcasts online

Apple iTunes Videos - Assorted
A direct link to Apple's own training videos



ETSU Tools


ETSU Calendar Video - Introduction
an overview of the ETSU calendar

ETSU Calendar Video - Filtering Events
how to see the categories you wish

ETSU Calendar Video - Display Options
the different ways to display information

ETSU Calendar Video - Subscribing, Adding to Outlook
keep up with events automatically

Goldlink Video - Finding RODP Courses
finding RODP courses using ETSU goldlink

Goldlink Video - Finding ETSU Courses
finding ETSU courses with ETSU goldlink

ETSU Streaming Media Guide - Troubleshooting Streaming Files
a collection of common problems and solutions when viewing streaming files



Microsoft Office and Operating Systems


Microsoft Word Guide 2010 - Introduction
introduction to MS Word 2010

Microsoft Word Guide  2010 - Advanced
advanced MS Word 2010

Microsoft Word Guide  2010 - Master
advanced MS Word 2010

Microsoft Word Guide 2010 - MS Word Forms
MS Word 2010 forms

Microsoft Outlook Guide 2010 - Introduction
introduction to MS Outlook 2010

Microsoft Outlook Guide 2010 - Advanced
advanced MS Outlook 2010

Microsoft Outlook Guide 2010 - Calendar
calendar MS Outlook 2010

Microsoft Word Guide - Mail Merge Envelopes
creating mail merge envelopes

Microsoft Word Guide - Mail Merge
creating mail merge letters, email, labels and more

Microsoft PowerPoint Guide 2010 Introduction
introduction to MS PowerPoint 2010

Microsoft PowerPoint Guide 2010 Advanced
advanced MS PowerPoint 2010

Microsoft PowerPoint Guide 2010 Narration
narration MS PowerPoint 2010

Microsoft PowerPoint Templates - ETSU Themes
an assortment of free ETSU-themed templates for your use

Microsoft Publisher Guide - 2010
creating newletters and flyers

Microsoft Excel Guide - Excel 2007 Formulas
using formulas in excel

Microsoft Excel Guide - Introduction to Excel
introduction to Excel

Microsoft Excel Guide - Excel 2007 Tables and Pivot Tables
using Pivot Tables to impress

Microsoft Excel Guide - Excel 2007 Charts
using charts in Excel

Microsoft Access Guide 2010 - Introduction
collecting data using MS Access tables

Microsoft Access Guide 2010 - Advanced
using the Form option - making data collection easier

Microsoft Access Guide 2010 - Master
using the Form option - making data collection easier

 

Microsoft Vista Video - Tips for a New User
a few tips to help get acclimated to vista

Microsoft Windows 7 Video - Tips for a New User
a few tips to help get acclimated to Windows 7


Special Topics


Google Docs - Forms
create online forms

Turnitin Guide - Understanding the Originality Reports
originality reports

Turnitin Guide - Intro for Instructors
how to create an account and set up a class

Amazon Kindle Fire WiFi Access
settings required to connect with ETSUWiFi

Wufoo
online forms and surveys

Smartphones - Email Setup for iPhones and Androids
this guide will help you set up your email on iPhones and Android phones

iPad - WiFi and Email Setup Guide
this guide will help you set up your email on iPhones and Android phones

iPad - Putting your iPad to Work
this how to guide will help you learn to use your iPad effectively

iPad - Apps Guide
this guide lists some great apps broken down into different categories

OU Campus User Guide
this user guide provides information on how to use the new Omni-Update system

iPad - Using your iPad for Teaching
areas where the iPad can help in teaching duties, including sample apps.

iPad - Using your iPad for Research
areas where the iPad can help in research, including sample apps

Statistical Analysis


SPSS Guide - New Features
difference between SPSS 16/17 and older versions


Web Design and Online Collaboration


Adobe Connect Guide - Introduction
create online synchronous meetings with anyone in the world

Adobe Connect Guide - Participant Checklist
send to your meeting participants to prepare them for the meeting

Microsoft Expression Web Guide - Web Page Design
design your webpage

Microsoft Expression Web Guide - Editing Your Faculty Site
using Expression Web or FTP to connect to your Faculty Web site

Google Sites
using a free Google Online Tool to create non-ETSU web sites



Wimba Classroom


Wimba Guide - Access Wimba for Students
instructions for students, participants and guests to access a wimba classroom

Wimba Guide - Access Archives for Students
access recorded and archived wimba classes

Disable Pop-up Blockers
turn off the automatic pop-up blocker in IE, Firefox, Safari or Chrome browsers

Wimba Guide - Running the Setup Wizard
how to complete the automated setup wizard before a wimba session

Wimba Guide - Quick Reference for Students
a cheat sheet for students using Wimba online synchronous classrooms

Wimba Guide - Quick Reference for Instructors
a cheat sheet for instructors using Wimba online synchronous classrooms

Wimba Guide - Access Wimba for Instructors
instructions for presenters to access a wimba classroom

Wimba Guide - Audio and Video
control your microphone and webcam inside wimba

Wimba Guide - Archive Recordings
how to create recorded archives of wimba sessions

Wimba Guide - Preloading Content
how to upload powerpoints and materials before your live wimba session

Wimba Guide - Sharing Content
how to display your content to participants in your wimba session

Wimba Guide - Participant Area and Chat
tools and tips for managing the participant lists and the chat feature

Wimba Guide - Breakout Rooms
put students and participants into virtual groups

Wimba Guide - Wimba's Participant Guide
wimba's own in-depth participant guide from wimba.com

Wimba Guide - Wimba's Presenter Guide
wimba's own in-depth presenter guide from wimba.com