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10:00 – Screencasting/Capture - Michael Bresloff 11:00 – NoodleBib – Heather Davis 12:00 – MS PowerPoint Basics – Heather Davis 1:00 – MS Word Basics – Cheyenne Roduin 2:00 – Twitter and Blogging – Edward Sargent 3:00 – Wikis – Cheyenne Roduin 4:00 – NoodleBib – Cheyenne Roduin

This takes you directly to the Learning Commons Homepage OR Then click on Current Students Then click on Library along the left-hand side of screen

Your student ID card is how you check books out. Books can check out for 1 quarter, DVDs check out for 1 week, and Reference books stay in the Learning Commons To find out what books we have either click on the words Library Catalog on the right-hand side of the homepage or click on the Catalog tab on the top of the homepage Visit the ESL and Language Learning link on the right-hand side of the homepage to find fun and interesting Language sites When Google or Internet searching, remember to put multiple words or phrases in quotes “” for a better search (ex. “learn English as a second language”)

Monday-Thursday: 7:30am-8:00pm Friday: 7:30am-5:00pm Saturday: 11:00pm-5:00pm

How to get involved in your wiki: 1. Accept the Invitation to join the wiki: a. After receiving the email inviting you to join a wiki, Click on the hyper-linked words: “Please Click here to join (name of Wiki)”(check your junk mail folder if you didn’t get the invite) 2. You will be taken to a page to Set up your account: a. Enter a name, password, and confirm you password b. Set your preferences for how you want to be notified of wiki changes/activity i. Most people select “At most, once per day” but you can choose to be notified more frequently. Remember to hit the Submit button when you are done. 3. How to Navigate a wiki: a. You will always start at the FrontPage of a wiki. Think of this as the homepage. Each page allows you to View or Edit or Add a Comment on a page (depending on what level of privileges). i. You are automatically in the View frame of the FrontPage but to edit, just click on the Edit Tab directly under the name of the wiki and you will turn on the ability to edit the page. ii. Any time you Edit a page, make sure you scroll down to the bottom of the page and hit the Save button to save your work. This automatically takes you out of the Edit feature and puts you back into the View mode so you can instantly see the changes you have made to the page. The Edit features are just like Word program where you can bold, underline, add hyperlinks (this is the globe with the chain link on it), etc. all from the top of the box you are editing in. iii. You can Add a Comment to any page at the bottom of the screen and it will name and date stamp your message for everyone to read. b. The Right-hand side of the wiki is how to move from section to section. i. Create a Page: you will create a name for the page and then you can start typing…just like it is a word document. Don’t forget to Save at the bottom of the screen when you are done typing. Select “Place this page in a folder” from the right-hand side of the screen and decide where to file the page you created. ii. Upload Files: you can upload any type of file by selecting the “Upload Files” button on the right-hand side of the screen. You will be taken to a screen where you hit the Upload Files button and it will allow you to browse for the file you want to upload. You can select the box next to the file you uploaded and move it into any of the folders on the wiki. iii. Folders: All the folders are organized on the right-hand side of the wiki page. Click on the folder you want to read and you will be taken to a screen that shows the contents of that folder (these could include documents, pages, files, etc.). To get back to the FrontPage and list of folders, click on Home under the title of the wiki. If you want to add something to the folder, either click on New (to create a page or folder) or click on Upload Files to add a file to that folder.

Lake Washington Technical College

Culinary Arts Culinary arts has transformed from blue collar to white collar within the last 10 years, especially with the advent of the Food Channel. Culinary skills, management and leadership are necessary in an ever growing industry. The food industry is one of the most sustainable industries due to people always needing to eat at restaurants, even when the economy is on a downturn (Food is a momentary escape from the daily grind). Food is festive and brings families and friends together and everyone is nice to the chef. Food artistry is a fast emerging trend where one can explore their inner artistic side. The Washington Restaurant Association employed more than 199,000 employees in 2008. The states’ 12,500 restaurants annually generate $11.9 billion to the state economy and contribute $635 million in state taxes. Washington restaurants are vital to our economy, community and careers.

Wine Arts Culinary Arts Baking Arts At LWTC David Cohan


Sommelier and Faculty

Courtney Gregory


Chef and Faculty

Chris Malham


Director of Food Service Operations

Janet Shaffer Baking Instructor


Connect @ the Learning Commons

RATHER BE WORKING ON A LAPTOP? Visit the Circulation desk and ask to check-out a laptop to use in the Learning Commons.




Stay connected with the work happening in your group even when you can’t be there o You can access a Wiki from any computer with Internet access o Administrators of the wiki determine what level of editing users have  Wikis are PAPER,



Everything can be loaded to the Wiki for all users to access, amend, print, comment on o No more endless group emails and no forgetting to notify everyone  Wikis are SPEEDY o

Your changes, additions, and comments are visible as soon as you hit the SAVE button

 Wikis are ORGANIZED o

Let the folders you create house and organize the work you add and upload o All information is date and name stamped to see who is contributing and when  Wikis are ACCURATE o

All revisions of pages and documents are retained so that no information is ever lost o You can always revert back to previous versions of your work to see growth  Wikis are a GREAT



Keep meeting minutes in real time and instantly accessible to the group o Individual committees or departments can contribute to the whole  Wikis are EASY o


As long as you know how to type, there is very little more to learn

Marketing Signs  
Marketing Signs  

Various marketing signs I have created for the Library.