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APRIL 2, 2013

Tuesday
      • 9:00 am – noon
      • Introduction to MS Excel 2010
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • VSPACER
      • 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. Explore the Excel 2010 environment, insert and rename worksheets, customize the Quick Access Toolbar, enter text, numbers and formulas, move and copy data and formulas, add column headings to ...more

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        Host: Office of Information Technology

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      • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
      • Introduction to Adobe Photoshop
      • Anderson OIT Training Lab
      • VSPACER
      • The Introduction to Adobe Photoshop course provides an overview of this professional graphics and image-editing software application. You will learn the basic techniques of graphic manipulation including how to adjust the color of photographs, drawings, and other images, crop and recast the image, create web-ready graphics, use the painting and editing tools, add filters to images, and save ...more

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      • 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Leading Change
      • Mary Graydon Room 247
      • VSPACER
      • Would you like to create and sustain an environment that~embraces change and celebrates success? Do you know~how to engage your staff to make them more receptive to~change and ease the process? Learn how to introduce~change in your workplace effectively, lead discussions~with employees, and encourage resistant staff to make the~transition. Also look at how you can minimize negative~effects of ...more

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        Host: Human Resources

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      • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • EndNote for PCs and Macs
      • Bender Library Third Floor Classroom
      • VSPACER
      • 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.

        Note: It is preferable for participants to bring a laptop with EndNote already downloaded. Download directions are here: http://subjectguides.library.american.edu/endnote

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        Host: University Library

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      • 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
      • New Media Center Training Session: Photoshop Topics Photo Re-touching
      • Bender Library New Media Center
      • VSPACER
      • Learn to make sad photos sparkle with a number of simple color-correction techniques.

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        Host: University Library

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      • 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
      • New Media Center Training Session: Photoshop Topics Photo Painting
      • Bender Library New Media Center
      • VSPACER
      • Turn a photo into a masterpiece. Learn to use brushing and selection techniques to turn your favorite snapshots into elegant works of art. Pervious Photoshop experience recommended.

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        Host: University Library

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AFTER APRIL 2

      • Wed 04/03/13
        9:00 am – 5:00 pm
      • Performance Management Program (PMP) Training for Supervisors and Managers
      • The Gianni Room (MGC 200)
      • A successful AU manager uses PMP outcomes and~competencies as touchstones for planning, managing,~and appraising. By setting meaningful goals for yourself~and your staff, you establish realistic expectations and~motivate people to perform at a higher level.

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        Host: Human Resources

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      • Wed 04/03/13
        10:00 am – noon
      • Intermediate CommonSpot 6
      • 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 04/03/13
        11:00 am – 4:00 pm
      • AU Farmers' Market
      • Eric Friedheim Quadrangle Roadway
      • The AU's Farmers' Market offers a variety of fresh and local produce and baked goods from Agora Farms and Upper Crust Bakery.

        Type: Fair
        Host: Human Resources

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      • Wed 04/03/13
        noon – 2:00 pm
      • New Media Center Training Session: Final Cut Pro X Bootcamp (2hrs)
      • Bender Library New Media Center
      • A crash course in Final Cut Pro X. Learn how to use the file system, import and edit video. Then learn to use effects, titles and keyframes to add that professional touch. This is a 2 hour course.

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        Host: University Library

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      • Wed 04/03/13
        2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
      • Library Design Workshops
      • Mary Graydon Info Table 1
      • Design your ideal library!

        If you could redesign the Bender Library Building, what would you do?
        · Come and spend about 30 minutes laying out your ideal space. Then tell us about what makes it work for you!
        · The first 20 participants get an Amazon card for $10.

        Please drop by—no RSVP required.

        Can't make it? Other dates available - check the library website american.edu/library

        Type: Workshop
        Host: University Library

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