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OTS Training Workshops + Use Force Quit on Mac to Terminate a Frozen Program

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Blackboard: Tests and Assignments

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 – 10:00am-11:00am – Cook 404A

Leverage the power of Blackboard to create and grade tests and assignments for your courses.

OneNote: Introduction

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 – 1:00pm-3:00pm – Cook 404A

Learn the basics of OneNote, a comprehensive note taking app.

Excel: Advanced

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 – 9:00am-12:00pm – Cook 404A

Maximize the effectiveness of Excel using common power tools.

Blackboard: Grade Center

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 – 10:30am-11:30am – Blackboard Collaborate

Discover the various functions of the Blackboard grade center.

Panopto: Lecture Recording Software

Thursday, March 29th, 2018 – 1:00m-2:30pm Cook 404A

Utilize instructional recording software to enhance your course.

To sign up for free technology workshops, visit our workshop schedule. You can also contact us directly regarding any software training related issues at training@towson.edu or 410-704-4070.

OTS Training Tip of the Week

 Use Force Quit on Mac to Terminate a Frozen Program

Did you know there is a Mac equivalent to Ctrl+Alt+Del on PC to close down a frozen application? Follow these steps to quickly and easily terminate unresponsive software.

  1. Move your mouse cursor to the top of the screen to reveal the Mac toolbar.
  2. Click the Apple symbol in the upper left-hand corner.Apple menu with force quit highlighted.
  3. Click Force Quit. This will open up a window to show all your running programs. You can also press Command-Option-Escape to access this window.
  4. Select the program you want to close and then click Force Quit.

Force Quit Applications window.


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