Self-Directed Courses

The following courses are available as self-directed tutorials, which can be completed at your convenience. If you require additional assistance, you may also make an appointment with a librarian to receive more in-depth instruction on any of these topics.

Blackboard Collaborate
Easily produce online learning sessions for small or large groups, including the ability to elicite active feedback from participants and record sessions to share with those unable to attend the live session.
Self-Directed Tutorial
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Excel: Basics
Learn how to create a spreadsheet, enter data and formulas, and manipulate cells. Knowledge of Windows required!
Self-Directed Tutorial
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Excel: Intermediate
This session will cover the use of dynamic formatting elements in an Excel spreadsheet - this includes advanced formulas and the use of "IF" logic statements to create adaptive spreadsheets. Moderate experience with Excel or completion of the "Excel: Basic" class is required.
Self-Directed Tutorial
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Excel: Graphing
Discuss the use of graphs and practice creating graphs in Excel. Knowledge of Windows and Excel required!
Self-Directed Tutorial
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Camtasia: Basics
An introduction to creating screencast videos using the Camtasia software. Learn to make computer screen capture video tutorials using Camtasia. With Camtasia, you can record your screen and create an accompanying audio track - it works for websites, PowerPoint presentations, or any software/application you have on your computer.
Self-Directed Tutorial
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Camtasia: Editing
Learn how you can edit your Camtasia screencast videos to correct errors and enhance your content.
Self-Directed Tutorial
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Camtasia: Quizzes
Learn how to integrate quizzes to add an interactive component to your Camtasia presentations.
Self-Directed Tutorial
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Current Events Schedule

January 2015

Himmelfarb Libary Session for BSNs - SON

Library session for the School of Nursing.

Wednesday
Jan 7, 2015
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Elaine Sullo

Himmelfarb Library Session for PAs - SMHS

Library session of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Tuesday
Jan 13, 2015
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Room: Ross Hall, 201
Paul Levett

Himmelfarb Library Session for EXSC 2117W: Foundations of Sports Psychology - GWSPH

Library session for the Milken Institute School of Public Health.

Wednesday
Jan 14, 2015
9:30 am - 11:00 am
Room: Himmelfarb Library, Rm. B103
Gisela Butera

Himmelfarb Library Session for EXSC 2117W: Foundations of Sports Psychology - GWSPH

Library session for the Milken Institute School of Public Health.

Wednesday
Jan 14, 2015
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library, Rm. B103
Gisela Butera

Himmelfarb Library Session for Students in PubH 1101: Introduction to Public Health and Health Services

Library session for Milken Institute School of Public Health.

Thursday
Jan 22, 2015
11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Room: Himmelfarb Library, Rm. B103
Elaine Sullo

Himmelfarb Library Session for Introduction to Searching the Medical Literature for PubH 6199 - Topics in Environmental and Occupational Health

Library session for the Milken Institute School of Public Health

Friday
Jan 23, 2015
4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Paul Levett

The George Washington University