Timely Info for Power Users and Stanford's Technology Community
Tech Briefings are free, informal, and interactive seminars led by knowledgeable IT Services staff or other IT professionals on computer-related topics of interest to the Stanford community.
Tech Briefings are monthly events, held Fridays from 3:00 to 4:30 PM in
Turing Auditorium (Polya Hall, Room 111). No registration is required.
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Upcoming Tech Briefings
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3 - 4:30 PM
Microsoft Office 365 OneDrive and Online Docs are here
On November 19, 2015 current users of Office 365 will get access to OneDrive and Online Docs (online versions of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote). At this session, you will learn how to use OneDrive to share and collaborate (edit in real-time) with other Stanford Office 365 users.
For more information, visit: OneDrive and Online Docs
Office 365 Resources - via OneDrive
PowerPoint Presentation - via OneDrive
3 - 4:30 PM
Transitioning from CourseWork to Canvas
Learn about Stanford’s move to our new learning management system, Canvas. The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (VPTL) Canvas team will provide information, tips and resources to help you and your faculty get up to speed quickly with Canvas.
Our presentation will include the following:
|Jo-Ann Cuevas and Rachel Manongdo
University IT Communications
Email Campaigns at Stanford
Video of Session (1:21:22)
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1) In Calendar, click Create a new calendar.
2) Give the new calendar a name (e.g., Tech Briefings).
3) Choose the color you want the calendar to use.
4) Check the box "Exclude this calendar when reporting free/busy times"
5) Check the box "Synchronize appointments from remote calendar", and in the URL field, enter http://events-prod.stanford.edu/byOrganization/144/eventlist.ics
6) Click OK.