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APRIL 16

Wednesday
      • 10:00 am – noon
      • Introduction to CommonSpot
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • VSPACER
      • Are you going to be contributing to a University or departmental website, using CommonSpot, American University's Content Management System? In this course, you will: complete a CMS account request, understand the layout of a webpage on www.american.edu, be able to define the parts of a CMS webpage, understand site/subsite/news/success folder navigation, edit the elements on an existing page, ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Introduction to Adobe Dreamweaver
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • VSPACER
      • Do you want to learn how to create great looking Web pages and sites? Learn how to create simple web pages, work with hyperlinks, format text to visually enhance a web page, create a mail link, add graphics, and manage your web files using the site window.

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        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Leadership: Creating a Climate for Innovation
      • The Gianni Room (MGC 200)
      • VSPACER
      • This interactive workshop looks at how leaders affect productivity and explore approaches for encouraging innovation in the workplace. Learn what the most – and least – creative organizations are doing, and analyze how your work environment compares and what you can do to improve it. Go to The Learning system via AsuccessfulU in the portal to register now!

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Human Resources

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      • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • EndNote for PCs & Macs
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • VSPACER
      • Learn how to create instant bibliographies while searching online catalogs and databases with this popular citation management software, which interacts with your word processing software to make paper writing and citing easier. Please email endnotehelp-l@listserv.american.edu to schedule an individual appointment if you are unable to attend the class. Note: It is preferable for participants to ...more

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        Host: University Library

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AFTER APRIL 16

      • Thu 04/17/14
        9:00 am – 1:00 pm
      • Creative Problem Solving for Individual Innovation
      • Cancelled
      • In the workplace, we are required to solve problems and think of new and different ways to achieve results. This course will give you some simple and easy to use tools and techniques to deal with common work issues and help maximize your creative potential. Go to The Learning system via AsuccessfulU in the portal to register now!

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        Host: Human Resources

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      • Thu 04/17/14
        10:00 am – noon
      • Microsoft Office 2013 - New Features
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • This course provides an overview of the redesigned features and functionality of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Publisher 2013. This course is designed for experienced Microsoft Office users who have worked with earlier versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and who have or are planning to upgrade to Microsoft Office 2013.

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        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • Thu 04/17/14
        10:00 am – noon
      • Preventing Harassment, Promoting Respect: Staff
      • Mary Graydon Room 245
      • These briefings are intended to prevent workplace discrimination and harassment – racial, ethnic, sexual, or otherwise – and to promote respect for colleagues. Each course includes a legal update on these issues. Learn about AU policies on discrimination and sexual harassment and managerial responsibilities. Go to The Learning system via AsuccessfulU in the portal to register now!

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        Host: Human Resources

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      • Tue 04/22/14
        10:00 am – 11:00 am
      • CSLP Reflection
      • Butler Conference Room
      • CSLP students will come together to discuss the connections between what they are learning in their courses and the service work they are doing with the DC community.

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Center for Community Engagement & Service

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      • Tue 04/22/14
        10:00 am – noon
      • Intermediate CommonSpot
      • Hero Image then change rendering to a Hero Filmstrip, Text Block with Photo, Quick Links, Tout with a Call to Action, filtered News, filtered Events Calendar, selected AUpedia categories. Photo-editing programs, such as Photoshop and Gimp, will be discussed.

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        Host: Office of Information Technology

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