The Center for Professional Development provides training in a variety of topics ranging from Microsoft Office tweb pageo  design for Kean faculty and staff. Most of these workshop/seminars are offered throughout the academic year, including Summer Sessions I and II. Workshop schedules are made available via e-mail blasts to the campus community.
Workshops offered by the Center:    

Computer Basics
  • File/Data Management
Microsoft Office Suite
  • Word
    • Creating forms using Word
    • Word for Long Documents
  • PowerPoint
  • Excel
    • Excel Intro
    • Excel Advanced
    • Creating Grade books in MS Excel
    • Mail merge
  • Publisher
    • Publisher - Paperless Flier
    • Publisher - Creating images to embed in Gmail
  • Web graphics preparation
Qualtrics (Research tool)
  • Intro
  • Advanced
    • More Qualtrics information available HERE
Google Apps (GMail, Google Docs)
  • Email Mgt - Kean Gmail
  • Google Sites
    • Google Sites: Create an academic course support website
      • Faculty and Staff at Kean University are using Google Sites to build and maintain their websites.  Look through the websites collected here to get ideas for creating your own website.
  • Google Newsletter
  • Google Calendar
  • Google Docs
  • Google Forms
  • Google Questionnaires
  • Google Quiz
Links to online training:

Atomic Learning - Atomic Learning offers educational institutions access to a complete training library of over 50,000 short, show-and-tell video training tutorials on over 205 of the most common applications. Just-in-time training on more than 205 of the most common software applications
  • Go to the Library site:
  • Click on the link in the middle column labeled "Articles & More"
  • Scroll down to the bottom of the "A" listing and the second from the bottom is the link to "Atomic Learning -- technology training tutorials"
You will need speakers or headsets. 

Datatel system information available at the Office for Computer Services (OCIS) site found found HERE

EasyBin - Library recommended Automatic Bibliography and Citation Generator available HERE

is the industry standard software tool for publishing and managing bibliographies, citations and references on the Windows and Macintosh desktop.
  • More on "What is Endnote" available HERE
  • How to set-up for a Kean Endnote account, info HERE
  • Set up account webpage HERE

KeanGoogle system at Kean University - visit the Office for Computer Services (OCIS) site found HERE

KeanWISE, Colleague visit the Office for Computer Services (OCIS) site found HERE

Microsoft Office Training available HERE

Photoshop Elements - we have Elements installed on a few of the computers in the Center's lab for faculty use. Tips, tricks & tutorials available HERE

Qualtrics University
  • Online training available HERE
  • Samples of surveys available HERE
TurnItIn, training available HERE
  • If you are a Blackboard user, please note that TurnItIn has been integrated with Blackboard 9.1 and the 'activate' link can be found in your shells. 
  • Turnitin Blackboard Integration online Instructor User Manual click here
    • Videos available HERE:
      • Creating an Assignment
      • Accessing the Inbox
      • Submitting a Paper
  • If you are not using Blackboard and prefer a stand alone Kean TurnItIn account, please CLICK HERE and complete our form
    • Creating an account on - Instructors - click here
    • Instructor's Guide (created by Karen Harris, CPD) - click here
  • General Instructor training, creating classes - click here
  • General Student training - click here
  • Already have an account, but cannot remember your password? Use the 'retrieve password' link next to the the sign in feature (top right corner)

Maria Perez,
Oct 16, 2013, 7:45 AM