Information Services offers various opportunities for technical training on the systems we use. See below for current offerings, including schedule and registration information.

Remote Training Available

Our Instructional Technologist, David Soliday, is still offering customized individual and group training sessions upon request. They'll just happen via online web-conference during OWU's response to COVID-19.

Intermediate Excel Training offered Thursday, 3/4

As part of our volume licensing agreement with Microsoft, they’ll be offering a free level 2 training on Microsoft Excel for OWU faculty and staff at 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 4. The session will be presented by Bailey Cuccaro, a Microsoft Trainer in their Columbus office.

The live webinar will focus on intermediate features within Microsoft Excel, providing an overview of functions, formatting, restrictions, pivot tables, and accessibility features.

Functions covered include VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, INDEX, MATCH, TODAY, IF, IFS, IFERROR, AND, OR, COUNT, and more.

Formatting covered includes cell formatting, conditional formatting, and format as table.

Restrictions include protecting a workbook, protecting a worksheet, and locking cells.

Click here for the link to attend, this will also become the link to the recording after the session.

Introductory BigTree Training offered Friday, 3/5

We are providing an open training session on BigTree CMS on Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The training will be held on Zoom.

Learn how to manage your department’s or program’s web presence on our OWU website. Learn or review the basics, like callout blocks and embedded media. These enhance the visual appeal and presentation of essential information in desktop browsers and mobile devices.

For the Zoom details and link, please send an RSVP to the Help Desk.

If you don't already have access to BigTree, please include what pages you need access to and what level of permission is needed--edit or publish. / LinkedIn Learning

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Other Opportunities

See the Staff Council's Professional Development page for other training topics.

Department Contact Info


Information Services Help Desk
R.W. Corns Building
61 S. Sandusky St.
Delaware, Ohio 43015
P 740-368-3120
F 740-368-3272

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