UAC 2018

UAC Is Just Around the Corner!
Registration for the United Astrology Conference (UAC 2018) is now open! This exciting event is presented  every few years by a cooperating group of educational astrological organizations, including NCGR. The result is education, fun for all, and the largest gathering of astrologers in the world! Click here to check it out - and by all means register!

NCGR Workshop at UAC: Cyber Tools for Astrologers
NCGR is presenting an exciting and informative all-day workshop at UAC 2018 on Wednesday May 23, 2018. $90 for the day, or $55 for session 1, $30 for session 2, $30 for session 3. The complete program is shown below. Information about registration to follow.

Session 1. Office Tools. (2.5 hours with 15 min. break) 10 am-12:30 pm
1. Introduction to Google Suite of products. 30 mins
a. What products are present within Google Suite: Doc (similar to Word), Sheets (similar to Excel), Slides (PowerPoint), Sites (to create websites), Google drive to store materials;
b. What is the advantage of using the Google suite: multiple people collaborating simultaneously. How to create and edit documents in multiple devices, maintain revisions, convert to pdf;
c. Refer to handouts for all training material on YouTube, websites etc.
2. Power Points: 45 mins
a. Best practices for effective presentations;
b. Easy tips and tricks for using animations;
c. Adding pictures, tables into PowerPoint;
d. Smart Art
3. Excel (Sheets): 1 hour
a. Step by Step instructions on creating and editing worksheets;
b.Using templates;
c. Sorting, filtering; d. Formulas.

Session 2. Audio/Video Interactive Tools. (1 hour) 2- 3 PM
1. Use of online webinars for consulting and teaching
a. Comparison of zoom, WebEx, GoToMeeting, skype;
b.Demo of an online webinar: tips and tricks;
c. How to have an interactive online session;
d. How to record and share webinars/ consultations–Hightail, Mediafire, Dropbox

Session 3. Cyber Social Tools. (1 hour) 3:30-4:30 PM
1. Better utilization and integration of your Facebook page, twitter, blog and website
a. How to create a Facebook page and maximize its potential;
b. When to use twitter vs blogs vs Facebook;
c. Other online tools: surveys, email, calendar.