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OCTOBER 1, 2013

Tuesday
  • Early warning notices due in Registrar's Office
      • 10:00 am – noon
      • Introduction to CommonSpot
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • VSPACER
      • The Introduction to CommonSpot course is for American University staff who will serve as departmental contributors to CommonSpot, American University's Content Management System.

        This first class in a series will introduce you to CommonSpot access, user roles, page types, and image requirements. You will learn to log on to the system, and create News and Success Stories based on AU Content ...more

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        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Advanced MS Powerpoint 2010
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • VSPACER
      • Take your basic PowerPoint presentations to the next level. Build upon the presentation skills learned in the introductory course. Learn how to link to a file from a slide, embed document content on a slide, add narration to a presentation, create a new Slide Master, enhance slide layouts, and add movies to slides.

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        Host: Office of Information Technology

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AFTER OCTOBER 1

      • Thu 10/03/13
        9:00 am – noon
      • Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • The Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2010 course will demonstrate to users the functionality of a spreadsheet and the ease of use in storing, manipulating, analyzing, and visualizing data. You will learn the basic benefits of working with Excel and how to create and format an Excel worksheet. You will also learn how to navigate the Microsoft Excel 2010 environment, customize the Quick Access ...more

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        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • Tue 10/08/13
        10:00 am – noon
      • Introduction to BI Reporting
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • American University uses the MicroStrategy BI tool to analyze trends, perform forecasting, create scorecards and dashboards, and proactively deliver timely information to users both within and outside the organization.

        In this course, you will use interactive reports or key performance indicator dashboards without changing the report structure or content, and tailor interactive reports by ...more

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        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • Tue 10/08/13
        2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Intermediate CommonSpot
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • Do you want to further enhance the skills learned in the introductory CommonSpot course? Create a basic page from a News story template and a custom page based on a Layout template. Learn how to a upload photo and .PDF files, utilize custom elements on a page, including a Tout with a Call to Action, filtered elements, a textbox with photo and a Hero filmstrip.

        (Prerequisite: A valid CommonSpot ...more

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        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • Wed 10/09/13
        9:00 am – noon
      • Introduction of Adobe Dreamweaver
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • The Introduction to Adobe Dreamweaver course is for users who want to learn how an HTML editor can help them create great looking Web pages, even if they don't know any HTML. You will learn the basics of Dreamweaver including 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 ...more

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      • Wed 10/09/13
        1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Microsoft 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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