Fall 2015 Excel Learning Series – Session 2

Are you looking to improve your Excel skills? Does the phrase Microsoft Excel make you nervous? Fear not friends, META LAB and the DLC are collaborating once again to provide a series of Excel workshops during the first half of the Fall 2015 term to support the MIIS community.  The second of four sessions will take place on September 25th 11am – noon in MG100 (McGowan 100).  All you need to bring is yourself and your laptop! Your facilitator will be META Lab graduate assistant and Data Analysis Teaching Assistant: Mentru Nagbe.

When used properly, Microsoft Excel can be an extremely powerful tool to display, organize, and analyze large data sets. The series will contain hidden tips and tricks in addition to exercises that will make you an Excel champion in no time.

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Session 2 Topics

  • Control 1 important and easy way to get to the format cell box
  • Formatting Cells
  • Tabs (part 2)
  • Row Height and Columns functions
  • Alignments
  • Text Wrap
  • Borders
  • Numerical Formatting
  • Dates
  • Time
  • Format
  • Conditional Formatting –
  • Tables
  • Hidden Function
  • Print Preview tab
  • Previewing Page Breaks
  • Page Set up and printing screen


Lynda LogoLynda.com is an incredible online resource offering guided video tutorials and step by step instructions for all sorts of digital tools. As a member of the Middlebury community you have premium access. Here’s how it works:

  • Visit go.miis.edu/lynda
  • Input your MIIS login credentials
  • Search “Excel Essential Learning”