Technology Services Calendar

 
Important Dates

OCTOBER 9, 2012

Tuesday
      • 9:30 am – 11:00 am
      • Colleague: General Ledger
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • VSPACER
      • The General Ledger course prepares you to utilize the Datatel Colleague Financial System to manage your department's financial data. You will learn how to perform standard look-ups such as GLST, ACBL and AHST and run reporst including LGLA, GLSA, GLBR and XGAR. You will also receive an overview of the Budget Cycle, and learn about key dates and events within the cycle.

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        Type: Training Session
        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
      • Colleague: Purchasing
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • VSPACER
      • This Purchasing course provides you with an overview of the AU Purchasing Cycle and gives you hands-on experience creating Purchase Requisitions and researching Purchase Order and Vendor/Voucher information in the system.

        Prerequisite: A valid Datatel account and supervisory permission is required to attend this course.

        Type: Training Session
        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
      • Technology in the Classroom: Creating Interactive Timelines
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • VSPACER
      • Dipity is a free digital timeline tool that can help you organize your course content. Learn how to create, share, and collaborate using an interactive timeline that integrates video, audio, images, text, links, and locations.
        The Technology in the Classroom Series is produced for AU faculty members by the Center for Teaching, Research, and Learning

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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      • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Lotus Notes client - Adv. Level
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • VSPACER
      • The Lotus Notes Advanced Level course will build on the skills learned in the Introduction course. You will learn how to work with graphic objects, add tables to a mail object, creating reusable stationery, automating Notes tasks, use Notes as a time management tool, explore the collaborative features of Notes and create both image and HTML signature files.

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        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
      • Five Steps to Better Research
      • Bender Library Training and Events Room
      • VSPACER
      • Learn tips and tricks that can be applied to research in any discipline in just 30 minutes. This class will focus on the steps of the research process, including topic formulation, selection of appropriate search resources, conducting a successful search, and collecting full-text research materials. Equal attention will be given to practical tips as well as the development of critical thinking ...more

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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AFTER OCTOBER 9

      • Wed 10/10/12
        10:00 am – noon
      • CommonSpot - Advanced
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • The Advanced CommonSpot course is for American University staff who will serve as departmental contributors to CommonSpot, American University's Content Management System.

        This third class in a series will build upon skills learned in the Intermediate CommonSpot class. You will learn how to add video media elements to your Web page, edit the left navigation for your subsite, create a simple ...more

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        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • Wed 10/10/12
        10:30 am – noon
      • Advanced Blackboard: Usinge the Assignment Manager and the Grade Center
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • How to create assignments and tests, and how to use the grade center

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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      • Wed 10/10/12
        1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Adobe Photoshop - Advanced
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • The Adobe Photoshop Advanced Level course provides an overview of the more sophisticated features of Adobe Photoshop. You will learn how to create and use masks, create action buttons, retouch and repair images, automate a multi-step task, remove red eye, and create a web gallery album.

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        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • Wed 10/10/12
        1:15 pm – 2:15 pm
      • Introduction to Panopto for Faculty
      • Hurst Social Science Research Classroom 202
      • This workshop demonstrates how the latest Lecture Capture technology can be used to move your lectures out of the classroom.~ Bring your laptop to get AU's Panopto client setup and installed on your computer and create your first recording.

        Type: Workshop
        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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      • Thu 10/11/12
        9:00 am – noon
      • MS Excel 2010 - Intermediate Level
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • The Microsoft Excel 2010 Intermediate Level course will build on the skills learned in the Introduction course. You will learn how to work with multiple worksheets in a single workbook by adding three-dimensional references to formulas, and consolidating data from the worksheets; control the appearance of worksheet data with custom formats; organize data using a variety of graph and chart ...more

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        Host: Office of Information Technology

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