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Student Technology Week
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Student Technology WeekStudent Technology Week, co-sponsored by Student Leadership Development and the Teaching Learning and Technology Center, is scheduled for November 11- 14, 2013 with online activities planned for November 4 - 8.

November 4 – November 8, 2013

During the week leading up to Student Tech Week, Student Leadership Development will be raffling off Pirates Gold in their Twitter # Competition. Details are as follows:

  1. Follow @SHU_Leadership

  2. Tweet Pictures/Text of your organization related to the following themes:
    1. Monday, November 4 | #SHUPride | Tweet a picture of you and your friends showing Seton Hall Pride!
    2. Tuesday, November 5 | #SHUClub | Tweet a picture of your student organization in action!
    3. Wednesday, November 6 | #SHUBlue | Tweet a picture of something blue!
    4. Thursday, November 7 | #SHUTBT | Tweet a Seton Hall throwback picture!
    5. Friday, November 8 | #SHUCampus | Tweet a creative picture somewhere on campus!
  3. Each day Student Development will pick their favorite picture and award that Seton Hall student $20 in Pirates Gold!

For questions, please contact Maggie Bach, Assistant Dean, Leadership Development at or (973) 761-9076.

November 11-14, 2013

Student Technology Workshops of interest are scheduled on numerous topics for individuals and organizational leaders to include:

Student Tech Tips in Minutes
Imagine working faster and better on your computer. This session will cover tips and tricks to making technology work for you! Discover better ways to take notes, work with .pdf’s, handle your e-mail, back up your files, create a unique presentation or work with your Windows 8 machine. Stay for 10 minutes or an hour; grab some breakfast and take away practical tips in minutes that you can really use.

9:30 - 10 a.m. - Office365 Tips (SkyDrive Pro, Lync, SharePoint Spaces)
10 - 10:30 a.m. - One Note
10:30 - 11 a.m. - Student e-mail and Backing Up Files
11 - 11:30 a.m. - Prezi (Presentation Tool)
11:30 – 12 p.m. - Office365 Tips (SkyDrive Pro, Lync, SharePoint Spaces)

Monday, November 11, 2013
9:30 a.m. - 12 noon
Location: Computer Training Classroom (CTC), bottom floor of Walsh Library
Please kindly RSVP here »

Marketing Your Organization with Print Media - Brochures, Flyers and Posters
Modern marketing techniques focus on digital and online formats however any well-rounded advertising plan includes print media; posters, flyers and brochures. The key to getting the most from printed advertising is the design. This workshop will cover a set of graphic design principles that are essential when creating an effective layout. These principles provide the groundwork for creating a smart design that not only grabs the audience’s attention, but provides them with the essential information they need to know about your organization or event. "Before and After" designs will be presented along with tips for using the Microsoft Office Suite and working with a professional print shop.
A light lunch will be served.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Noon – 1:30 pm
Location: Computer Training Classroom (CTC), bottom floor of Walsh Library
Please kindly register here »

WordPress 101
Learn about the options for creating your online presence using WordPress, a free online authoring tool for individual and student organization blogs and websites. This session will delve into using WordPress, discuss hosting options as well as provide basic training for building your own sites. Best practices in design and content will be emphasized. Examples of individual and student organization WordPress sites will be included.
A light lunch will be served.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Noon-1:30 pm
Location: Computer Training Classroom (CTC), bottom floor of Walsh Library
Please kindly register here »

Tech Up Your Organization
Student organizations provide a wonderful way to meet others, share interests, broaden horizons and develop leadership skills however their management can be overwhelming. There are policies to develop, recruiting initiatives, event planning, fundraising and communication challenges. This workshop will focus on how technology can be used effectively to help you run your organization. Tools covered will focus on creating group communication strategies including creating online group "space", collaborative documents, and using social media to keep your organization connected to the larger community.
A light lunch will be served.

Thursday, November 14, 2013
Noon-1:30 pm
Location: Computer Training Classroom (CTC), bottom floor of Walsh Library
Please kindly register here »

Special Note: All attendees will receive a FREE set of tech gloves!

Win a portable display monitor - Attend a Student Technology Week workshop to enter the raffle. Increase your chances by attending more than one event! Drawing will take place on November 14, 2013.

For more information please contact:
William Otskey
(973) 275-2161


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