I was reading a book about Excel (we all get our kicks in different ways!) and stumbled across something I think I knew but had certainly forgotten. The Office status bar is the long gray bar that shows at the bottom of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. In Excel, it’s easy to modify the status bar … Continue reading Am I the Last One? Office Status Bar
Yes, I have been using the Select All keyboard shortcut for years. CTRL + A = Select All; hold down the CTRL key, tap the “a” key (no need to capitalize) and then release the CTRL key In Word – CTRL + A will select all text in the document. This makes wholesale changes quick … Continue reading Am I the Last One? Select All
Yes, I've gone a little crazy. My students in my fully online Excel course turned in their first homework assignments. I'll be honest... my students turn in quite a few Excel documents, but I only grade two of them per chapter. The two I grade are randomly selected, by a roll of the dice. So, … Continue reading Grading Online Homework… how?
I guess my first question is, is this normal? My class is capped at 16, but I started the quarter with 17 students. It's the end of the second week and I'm down to 14 already. When you add in the two that still have not even logged in (arg), I'm down to 12 students. … Continue reading Fully online, first homework submitted
Welllllllllll... I'm in the midst of the first week of instruction in my fully online Excel class and honestly, I'm not sure how it's going? Since this is my first fully online class my enrollment is capped at 16 students. My Angel classroom opened 11 days ago and instruction formally began 4 days ago. I … Continue reading Week One – my fully online class
Sue G. and I have played a tiny tiny bit with Tableau and we're so excited about the possibilities. What is Tableau? I'd have to say it's like a cross between Excel and Access and has incredible data visualization possibilities. Once you start playing with it, all you can say is "what will my data … Continue reading Tableau for Teaching – it’s like Excel on steroids!
<==Previous Post Just 24 days until my fully online Excel class officially starts. I've been trying to work hard, but keep letting myself get distracted. I can say that I'm now 1/4 of the way through my book (I'd be embarrassed to say this if you saw how thin the book really is). Content for … Continue reading -24 days and counting…until my class begins
Next Post : 24 days and counting…until my class begins==>In fall 2011 I'll be teaching my first fully online class. Some of you may be saying "What tha...?" so let me say a few things. Yes, I'm the Instructional Designer at Centralia College and yes, I've been telling our faculty here for some time how they should … Continue reading Teaching Online? Here I Go!