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The Skillshop Summer 2022: Week 3-July 5th to July 9th

To join the session, click on the workshop title below.

July 5th 

Zoom Essentials - 10am 

This workshop focuses on teaching students how to participate in class by using reactions, sharing content, setting up audio & video, sharing video, muting and unmuting, using chat features, and other best practices. Brought to you by the Learning Resources Department. 

Subject-Verb Agreement - 12pm 

Students will learn how subjects and verbs must agree in person and number.  

One Note - 12pm 

Through an exploration of the key functions of Microsoft OneNote, participants will create a digital lab notebook to organize experiment proposals, designs, data collection and results. Participants will also use the innovative tool to connect to remote resources available through the Learning Resources department. 

Crypto Currency - 2pm  

Attendees will learn the Definition of Crypto Currencies, Crypto vs Fiat Currency, Technicals and Fundamentals of Crypto Currencies, and How to trade or invest in Crypto Currencies. Hosted by the Business Innovation and Technology Center.

Create Your Own 3D Model Using Basic CAD - 1pm 

Mechanical Engineering Student, Luis Lana, will give a comprehensive overview of CAD software and how it is utilized in the Makers Lab.

Subject-Verb Agreement - 5pm 

Students will learn how subjects and verbs must agree in person and number.  

July 6th 

Zoom Essentials - 10am 

This workshop focuses on teaching students how to participate in class by using reactions, sharing content, setting up audio & video, sharing video, muting and unmuting, using chat features, and other best practices. Brought to you by the Learning Resources Department. 

Wikipedia Workshop - 12pm              

This Wikipedia workshop is designed to expose learners to the power of information literacy and equip them with the boldness necessary to be Wikipedia contributors.  

Digital Preservation - 12pm  

Have you ever given thought to your digital footprint? Just as each of us builds a collection of physical objects, we also amass personal digital collections including photos, videos, and documents. It can seem as though these items are safe and sound on our phones and computers, but disaster can strike in various ways and wipe out precious memories and information. Fortunately, there are a number of low cost and often free ways to protect your digital “stuff.” Join us for this informative workshop.  

Adobe Spark - 2pm 

Electronic portfolios demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the employment sector or gain entry to graduate school. Learn to use Adobe Spark to showcase your work and create a professional e-portfolio. 

Adobe Skills - 6pm  

This workshop will give attendees a better understanding of basic Adobe skills including the best way to learn how to use Photoshop, edit photos, and design graphics. This workshop is a collaboration between the Fashion Institute and Learning Resources.  

July 7th 

Basics of Trading - 10am 

Attendees of this workshop will learn the Definition of trading vs investing, Financial products for trading, Learning Technical Analysis, Learning how to read charts, and Indicators to use on your trading. Presented by the Business Innovation and Technology Center.

Composing Speeches - 12pm 

Students will learn how to identify workable topics and credible sources while overcoming common obstacles when writing a speech.

Tech Tools: Work Smarter, Stay Connected, and Reach Your Goals - 12pm 

Join MDC Learning Resources on Thursday, July 7 at 12:00 p.m. for Tech Tools, a brand-new, 60-minute workshop that will help you work smarter, stay connected, and reach your goals. This lively workshop, conveniently offered over Zoom, will cover free tools and resources that are under the radar or underutilized or both. We promise this workshop will teach you something new and useful and we hope to see you there! 

Using Archival Video In Your Projects - 2pm  

MDC is home to an astoundingly rich collection of video history known as the Wolfson Archives. Students and faculty have free access to over 23 million feet of film and 35,000 hours of videotape covering Florida’s history, and much of it has been digitized. This workshop will show you how to get started using this resource for film projects and class projects.  

Zoom Essentials – 4pm 

This workshop focuses on teaching students how to participate in class by using reactions, sharing content, setting up audio & video, sharing video, muting and unmuting, using chat features, and other best practices. Brought to you by the Learning Resources Department.  

Composing Speeches - 5pm 

Students will learn how to identify workable topics and credible sources while overcoming common obstacles when writing a speech.  

July 8th  

Zoom Essentials – 4pm 

This workshop focuses on teaching students how to participate in class by using reactions, sharing content, setting up audio & video, sharing video, muting and unmuting, using chat features, and other best practices. Brought to you by the Learning Resources Department. 

July 9th 

Subject-Verb Agreement - 12pm 

Students will learn how subjects and verbs must agree in person and number.