Dean of Strategic Initiatives
"I think if you do something and it turns out pretty good, then you should go do something else wonderful, not dwell on it for too long. Just figure out what’s next."
- Steve Jobs
Peruse previous presentations covering a wide range of hardware and software platforms for faculty.
Learn the ins and outs of Microsoft's platform as we dive into some of the key functions of Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
Prefer Google Drive's suite of apps to those made by Microsoft? No worries. I detail the how to replicate functions from Microsoft's platform in Google's.
Apple has updated their cloud based services over the last few years. Learn how maximize your efficiency in Keynote, Pages, and Numbers.
Uploading a video to YouTube and getting hits? That's the easy part. Building out extensive playlists, utilizing url parameters, and embedding a custom player? That's where I come in!
Coming soon... a whole new way to learn what new technologies are available for faculty, staff, and students at Collin.
Hi, I'm Mark Garcia, the dean of strategic initiatives at Collin College. You may be asking yourself, "What does a dean of strategic initiatives do?" I'm so glad you asked. I oversee distance learning at the college, but I also assess and assist with the deployment of innovative technologies.