News & Updates


Summer Training Classes!

posted May 24, 2017, 1:32 PM by Holly Magnuson

The IMT summer training schedule is now available at: www.apu.edu/imt/training/calendar.  This summer's Excel classes will have a fun twist. Holly will be showing you how to do things in Excel and how you would do the same task in Google Sheets. Even if you know Excel but are curious to the capabilities of Sheets check out these classes!

Key to Learning

posted Mar 13, 2017, 9:25 AM by Holly Magnuson

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin

Quote Source: http://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/30-best-quotes-inspire-you-ne
ver-stop-learning.html
 Image Source: https://www.pinterest.com/25voigtr/benjamin-franklin/

Secret to Youth

posted Jan 30, 2017, 9:08 AM by Holly Magnuson


“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” 
― Henry Ford



Source: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/203714.Henry_Ford

Tuesdays at Two

posted Dec 19, 2016, 11:23 AM by Holly Magnuson

Tuesdays at Two is a time for you to get one on one help or small group help via Google Hangouts. 
Don't have a webcam or microphone?
They are not needed to participate. The IMT Trainer can call your desk phone from the Google Hangout. You will be able to share your screen, ask questions and get help. 

No sign-ups required... join the Hangouts beginning January 10, 2017
 

Join the Hangout

Measuring Success

posted Oct 25, 2016, 8:26 AM by Holly Magnuson

I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
Michael Jordan

Feeling Overwhelmed?

posted Sep 28, 2016, 3:39 PM by Holly Magnuson

This podcast by Michael Hyatt gives 8 secrets to escape being overwhelm.  


8 SECRETS TO ESCAPE THE OVERWHELM  How to Reclaim Your Sanity

7 Steps to Getting Unstuck and Becoming More Productive

posted Sep 12, 2016, 9:11 AM by Holly Magnuson

Michael Hyatt is my "virtual" mentor. As the former CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers he has a wealth of knowledge and experience based on the foundation of Scripture. In his article,  7 Steps to Getting Unstuck and Becoming More Productive he gives down to earth suggestions on how to be more productive. Highlights are:
  1. Create a to-do list for today.
  2. Turn on some inspiring music.
  3. Turn off the social web.
  4. Do one task at a time.
  5. Batch similar tasks together.
  6. Take breaks, including naps.
  7. Rinse and repeat.

Education is not...

posted Aug 31, 2016, 2:33 PM by Holly Magnuson


On Demand Google Apps Training

posted Aug 1, 2016, 9:36 AM by Holly Magnuson

If you use Google Chrome there is an extension that provides you contextual training for Google Apps. Here are the steps to add this training:
In Chrome look for the "3 dashes" in the upper right hand corner of your Chrome screen. 
  • Click on the 3 dashes 
  • select More Tools... Extensions
  • Scroll to the bottom of the screen, click on Get More Extensions
  • In the search box type: Training for Google Apps
  • Under the extensions section you should see it
  • Click the Add to Chrome  button
You will notice a Google colored button with a question mark in the right side corner next to the right of the App launcher. 

Have questions? Email training@apu.edu 

Never Stop...

posted Jun 8, 2016, 4:36 PM by Holly Magnuson


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