Posted by: Date: May 8, 2019 In: ,

by Layne Nordgren



Check out the schedule of Summer 2019 technology workshops at along with full workshop descriptions and registration information. Fourteeen workshops are offered on a diversity of topics, such as:

  • Preparing for Sakai 12
  • Instructional Videos with the Lightboard
  • Podcasting Basics
  • Trello Basics: Managing Tasks & Projects
  • Google Sites: Create Your Own Website
  • Adding Interactivity to Videos with Edpuzzle
  • Capture Your Content with Screencasts
  • WordPress: Create Your Own Website
  • Visual Design for Non-Designers
  • Digital Drawing & Painting with Photoshop
  • Intermediate Excel

For a complete listing of workshops and their full descriptions, see the workshop listings page. Here you can register for the workshops. You’ll receive an email confirmation and the workshop will be added to your Google Calendar.

Online Cybersecurity Awareness Training

The Cybersecurity Awareness Training curriculum is intended to provide PLU Employees with the skills needed to be compliant with overall security awareness standards. Ten short, interactive video modules portray realistic, memorable scenarios that are transferable to everyday tasks. By completing the ten core training modules, learners “build their shield” to protect themselves, their families, and PLU. This optional online training includes the following recommended topics.

  • You are the Shield
  • Social Engineering
  • Email, Phishing, and Messaging
  • Browsing Safely
  • Social Networks
  • Mobile Device Security
  • Passwords
  • Data Security
  • Hacked
  • Conclusion

Detailed descriptions and login instructions are available in the linked document, or you can login to the online training at using your PLU ePass. We encourage you to complete one or more of the modules as you have time.

Customized Workshops

If you have a particular need for specialized and customized technology workshops for your class or department, contact Layne Nordgren (, 253-535-7197) and we’ll do our best to meet your specific needs. Instructional Technologies provides a Design Lab with computers and software for digital editing projects. The Digital Design Lab is located on the first floor of the Library near the Help Desk.


Need one-on-one assistance with technology? Contact to schedule a consultation. We’ll find the right staff to assist you with your technology project.