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TECHIE FESTIVAL | Getting Started with Slack

Class Sessions

Date Location Cost
  • Wed Aug 28, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Polya Hall 111 (Turing Auditorium) $175

Class Code

ITS-0253

Class Description



Interested in attending a remote session?  Register for the July 23 live online Getting Started with Slack class HERE >>


Course Description:

In this workshop, you will learn the basic Slack terminology and operations as well as its unique benefits as a collaboration tool. We will cover how to get started with the Slack experience, and how Slack can transform your work life.

Note: This is a workshop. A laptop is required. Contact techtraining@stanford.edu if you are interested in borrowing a laptop for this workshop.

Topics covered in this class include:

  • Understand how Slack addresses some of the challenges of today's workspace 
  • Recognize the key benefits of Slack as a collaborative tool, especially in comparison to Jabber and Email
  • Comprehend the basic terminology of Slack: workspace, channel, direct message.
  • Know three different ways to use Slack and their pros and cons
  • Gather information by exploring channels on Slack
  • Engage and communicate with people in channels and direct messages
  • Contribute knowledge in Slack through a variety of ways

 


 

University IT Technology Training classes are only available to Stanford University staff, faculty, or students. A valid SUNet ID is needed in order to enroll in a class.