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Wednesday, September 17
      • 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
      • The F Word
      • Bender Library Exhibition
      • VSPACER
      • The Images of Forgiveness exhibition is a thought-provoking collection of arresting images and personal narratives exploring forgiveness in the face of atrocity. First launched in London in 2004, it has since been displayed in over 300 venues worldwide. Drawing together voices from South Africa, America, Israel, Palestine, Northern Ireland and England, the exhibition examines forgiveness as a ...more

        Type: Exhibit
        Host: University Library

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      • 9:00 am – noon
      • Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2013
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • VSPACER
      • The Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2013 course will demonstrate to users the functionality of a spreadsheet and the ease of use in storing, manipulating, analyzing, and visualizing data. This course is for beginners and those interested in a spreadsheet refresher course. Learn the benefits of working with Excel as well as how to create a basic Excel worksheet that combines text and numbers. ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2013
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • VSPACER
      • Do you need to add pizazz to your professional presentations and slide shows? Learn how to identify on-screen features; navigate through a presentation; create and edit slides; use Slide Master to format multiple slides at one time; visually enhance slides using Clip Art, Smart Art, and Word Art objects; create organization charts; create and edit graphs; run a slide show; add notes to a slide; ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
      • Curate Your Own Supplemental Texts with RSS
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • VSPACER
      • Real Simple Syndication (RSS) allows you to curate your own supplemental textbook that updates inreal-time. With RSS you can generate a list of subscriptions to newspapers, periodicals, journals, blogs, and other online sources all in one place. Rather than telling your students to "stay up-to-date on current events," RSS gives you the ability to direct the entire class's supplemental reading to ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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Coming Soon

      • Thu 09/18/14
        10:00 am – noon
      • Introduction to CommonSpot
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • 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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      • Thu 09/18/14
        1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
      • OIT BIA FinAid Reporting (OIT, WCL, MainCampus)
      • OIT Suite - Conference Room 219 (4620 Wisconsin Ave.)
      • Review Financial Aid reporting needs and devise solutions

        Type: Meeting
        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • Thu 09/18/14
        1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Introduction to Adobe Dreamweaver
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • 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.

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • Thu 09/18/14
        4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Introduction to WordPress
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • Learn how WordPress can allow you to manage and maintain your online content through your very own public website or blog. Blogging can help engage students, facilitate discussions out of the classroom, and grow interest in your subject well after the semester is over. In this session, we will look at exciting examples of successful WordPress sites, discuss how to use WordPress in the classroom, ...more

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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      • Fri 09/19/14
        10:00 am – 11:00 am
      • CMS/WWW Operations and New Web Intiatives
      • OIT Suite - Conference Room 201 (4620 Wisconsin Ave.)
      • CMS/WWW Operations and New Web Intiatives

        Type: Meeting
        Host: Office of Information Technology

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