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OCTOBER 8, 2013

Tuesday
      • 10:00 am – noon
      • Introduction to BI Reporting
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • VSPACER
      • 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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      • 10:30 am – 11:30 am
      • CTRL - Making the most of your Gmail and Google Drive
      • Hurst CTRL Lab 202
      • VSPACER
      • Google Drive allows instructors to easily access and edit documents from any device, share assignments, review student progress and collaboration, and streamline the grading process.

        If you are interested in learning other instructional tools or software, please visit the Technology in the Classroom Series website for a full listing of workshops at http://www.american....more

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        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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      • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Intermediate CommonSpot
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • VSPACER
      • 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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      • 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
      • U.S. Government on the Web
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • VSPACER
      • From laws and official documents to data on topics ranging from population to agriculture, to education, more and more government information is available on the web. Come discover the many ways in which web-based government resources can enhance your research.

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        Host: University Library

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AFTER OCTOBER 8

      • 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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      • Wed 10/09/13
        4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • EndNote for PCs & Macs
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • 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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      • Thu 10/10/13
        10:00 am – noon
      • Introduction to SharePoint
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • 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 will also develop content pages, add webparts to their pages, and manage existing content.

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        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • Thu 10/10/13
        noon – 1:00 pm
      • CTRL - FACEBOOK & TWITTER: From Distraction to Engagement
      • Hurst CTRL Lab 202
      • In this workshop, you'll learn how to leverage social media to engage and build a foundation for student learning. From the creation of an account, a social media page can become an interactive tool both inside and outside the classroom.

        If you are interested in learning other instructional tools or software, please visit the Technology in the Classroom Series website for a full listing of ...more

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        Host: Center for Teaching, Research and Learning

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