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July 2, 2014

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

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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

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Do you need to edit digital images? This course provides an overview of Adobe Photoshop. Learn how to manipulate graphics and images, adjust the color of images, crop and recast an image, create web-ready graphics, use the painting and editing tools, add filters, and save images in various graphics formats.

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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

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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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Managing your content pages on the new MyAU portal is easy, if you have the basic Sharepoint knowledge you need. Learn about the fundamentals of Sharepoint, the technology on which the portal was built. Participants learn how to work with existing content, add elements to a page, and manage existing content.

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