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Join Us for Our February 2024 Training Events

The Freedom Scientific training team offers ongoing opportunities for you to advance your skills. We’re excited to announce our jam-packed February training schedule, where you’re sure to find something that will help you at work, school, or play.

If you have other questions or need assistance with registration, email [email protected]. We also welcome your suggestions for future training events. Be sure to visit the Freedom Scientific Training Schedule page for additional events that may be added throughout the month.

Note: We are no longer offering the Ask Sharky events. We are, however, introducing a new series on the Freedom Scientific Training podcast called 20-Minute Tech Tips, where we’ll cover topics like those previously offered on Ask Sharky. You will be able to stream these episodes on your Apple and Android devices as well as your smart speaker. Visit the Freedom Scientific Training Podcast page to learn how to subscribe and listen.

When? What? About? Where?
Thurs,
Feb 1
3:00 PM ET
ACB Community Event:
Forms Mode Explained
Forms Mode is used to enter information in form fields on a web page. In this training, we’ll discuss the different types of form fields, show you how to change Forms Mode settings to meet your needs, and provide keyboard commands to help you navigate more efficiently. American Council of the Blind
To request an invitation, email [email protected].
Thurs,
Feb 8
Noon ET
Hardware Webinar:
Low Vision and AMD: The Importance of Magnification
Join us for a live webinar as we discuss the importance of magnification for those with Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Low Vision. Learn about AMD, the importance of magnification, and different types of magnification devices. Don’t miss out on this educational hour as we demonstrate live and answer your questions in real-time. Freedom Scientific
Register for this event, which will take place on the Zoom Conferencing platform.
Thurs,
Feb 8
3:00 PM ET
ACB Community Event:
Define Row and Column Titles in Excel with JAWS
When navigating Excel spreadsheets, it is difficult to track data if the column and row titles are not spoken. In this training, we’ll show you how to define column and row titles so you can navigate spreadsheets and work with data more efficiently. American Council of the Blind
To request an invitation, email [email protected].
Thurs,
Feb 15
Noon ET
Software Webinar:
Ten Tips for Customizing your Outlook Calendar with JAWS
Join us to learn how to navigate and customize your Outlook calendar more efficiently with JAWS. We’ll provide an overview of how to navigate your calendar, plus offer customization tips to increase productivity. These include scheduling appointments and meetings, sharing your calendar, setting calendar options, and more. Freedom Scientific
Register for this event, which will take place on the Zoom Conferencing platform.
Thurs,
Feb 15
3:00 PM ET
ACB Community Event:
A Review of the Microsoft Editor in Office 365 with JAWS
Join us to learn how to navigate the Microsoft Editor in Office 365, plus check and correct spelling and grammar errors with JAWS. American Council of the Blind
To request an invitation, email [email protected].
Thurs,
Feb 22
3:00 PM ET
ACB Community Event:
Ten Tips for Navigating Excel Spreadsheets with JAWS
Learn how to navigate Excel spreadsheets more efficiently with JAWS. We’ll show you how to use PlaceMarkers to select, sort, and filter data, monitor cells, and more. American Council of the Blind
To request an invitation, email [email protected].
Thurs,
Feb 29
3:00 PM ET
ACB Community Event:
A Review of Google Drive and JAWS
Google Drive is used to store and manage files in the cloud. Learn how to access Google Drive, open a folder, subfolder, or file; save, upload, and download files; and search for files. We’ll also provide keyboard commands to help you navigate and perform tasks more efficiently. American Council of the Blind
To request an invitation, email [email protected].