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VBA 2016 Now Available

Resources for Microsoft Word and Excel VBA are now available, including printed manuals, ebooks and licences.

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Watsonia Publishing News

Friday, 23 December 2016

Seasons Greetings

Our office will be closed from December 23rd until January 9th.

Friday, 18 December 2015

Seasons Greetings

Our office will be closed from December 18th until January 4th.

Friday, 18 December 2015

Staying Safe on the Internet

The internet is a fantastic resource but it's essential to take safety precautions to avoid some of its pitfalls like viruses, scams and identity theft.

Friday, 18 December 2015

Super Questioning Techniques

A look at techniques for making your questioning more relevant and effective.

Monday, 30 November 2015

Microsoft Excel 2016

Our first Office 2016 manuals are available.

Monday, 30 November 2015

So Long, Internet Explorer 10

Microsoft has announced that it will no longer be supporting older versions of Internet Explorer. Are you up to date?

Monday, 30 November 2015

What Learners Want From Trainers

As trainers we all know what we want from our learners. But have you considered that there are also things that learners want from their trainers?

Friday, 30 October 2015

SCORM 1.2 Packages

We've bundled our newer lessons into SCORM 1.2 packages for use in elearning systems.

Friday, 30 October 2015

What's New In Office 2016

Office 2016 is here with an updated look and some new features.

Friday, 30 October 2015

I Have A Question

Interaction in the classroom is an important part of successfully imparting knowledge and skills, and one particular form of interaction is questioning.

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Product List Updates

We've tweaked our product list to be easier to read as well as having downloadable subject content spreadsheets.

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Web Programming Terms

An overview of some of the languages, concepts and frameworks that are handy to know when creating web pages.

Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Learning And Relevance

Ever taken a class where one or more of the students just didn't seem interested in your presentation?

Sunday, 30 August 2015

Next Level Office Skills with VBA

Are you an Office guru? If so, then the next level is getting to grips with VBA.

Sunday, 30 August 2015

Learning While Walking

A lot has been written about working while walking over the last few years. Could there be benefits to learning while walking?

Thursday, 30 July 2015

What's New in Windows 10

Windows 10 is upon us and it has a lot of new features to explore.

Thursday, 30 July 2015

Online Training Challenges and Opportunities

Let's take a look at some of the opportunities that online training presents as well as the challenges you might encounter.

Thursday, 30 July 2015

Watsonia Learning

We've spent this month polishing up our Watsonia Learning Online platform and it's now ready for a beta release.

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Software In The Cloud

Software has been changing in some big ways recently. But what exactly does it all mean and what advantages and drawbacks does it hold for you?

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Thinking Like A Learner Part 3

In part 3 we'll examine the creative thinker, who likes change and hates boredom.

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Project And Access Updates

We've added some requested content to our courseware for two of the more powerful programs in the Microsoft Office suite.

Friday, 29 May 2015

How About A Date Part 2

Calculating dates that fall on the last particular day of a month as well as the one date that defies us just creating a simple formula.

Friday, 29 May 2015

Thinking Like A Learner Part 2

In part 2 we'll examine the conceptual thinker style and the practical thinker style. See how many you can recognise in your own class.

Friday, 29 May 2015

Ordering Improvements

This month we've made a few small improvements to the website ordering process to hopefully make your life easier.

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

How About A Date?

A common problem for many Excel users is finding the date of a public holiday or the dates of recurring events like monthly meetings.

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Thinking Like A Learner

How do learners think? And how do we adjust our teaching styles to accommodate different thinking styles?

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

HTML Topic Files

If you have purchased a licence you can now download topic files in HTML format, ready to be styled however you like and placed on your intranet.

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Getting Organised with Outlook Categories

Need help finding your emails? Would you like to better organise your tasks so that you can see at a glance what is important? Then categories in Microsoft Outlook might just be the solution you need.

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Are You Having A Laugh?

We've all heard of the benefits that laughing has to overall well-being, but humour, especially when it leads to laughter, has an important role to play in the training environment.

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Teacher Resources Now Available

Teacher resources are now available for each manual and are packed full of time-saving material to make your job a whole lot easier while getting the best results from your students.

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Microsoft SharePoint 2013

SharePoint is not just a tool for business users to store, manage and share content in a centralised repository.It can automate business processes, provide better reporting, facilitate collaboration, and much more.

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Dealing with Difficult Learners

No two people are the same and this applies especially to learners. All of us teachers and trainers have had learners who are more difficult to work with than others.

Thursday, 22 January 2015

A New Look and Enhanced Customisation

We've added a new coat of paint and a few splashes of colour to our website. We've also rolled out enhanced customisation for EngineRoom users, you can now build custom manuals from the topics that make up each chapter!

Thursday, 22 January 2015

Numeric Alchemy With Microsoft Excel

Can we turn lead into gold, or even turn budget deficits into budget surpluses using Microsoft Excel? You betcha we can. And the answer lies in rounding – the power to change numbers and blur boundaries in one mighty swoop.

Thursday, 22 January 2015

Strategies for Surviving as an IT Trainer

You're the basic Excel trainer. The advanced Excel trainer has just called in sick and you've been asked to take the course scheduled for today. What do you do?

Monday, 2 June 2014

Ebooks Now Available

All of our Windows 8, Office 2013 and Adobe CS6 manuals are now available in a convenient PDF ebook format.

Monday, 31 March 2014

New Customisation Options

EngineRoomâ„¢ is here, with online and offline options for building custom manuals to deliver exactly the training your customers need.

Monday, 3 March 2014

Licences and Branding

Licences are now available to purchase online, and licensed manuals can be branded with your company details.

Monday, 20 January 2014

New Watsonia Publishing Website

Welcome to our new website. Keep your eye on this space for exciting developments throughout the year!