Technology Training Week Set for August 22-26

Posted: July 28, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

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Free workshops offered this summer for faculty and staff during Build Your Technology and Teaching Expertise (BYTE) Week, Aug. 22-26, include Working with a Database You Didn’t Create; Using Queries to Get Answers; Introduction to Podcasting; Creating and Managing a Listserv; Intro to Visual Communication: Streaming, Webconferencing, and Videoconferencing; Learn Some Cool Features of PowerPoint; Introduction to Mac OS X 10.4 “Tiger”; Instructional Benefits of Dynamic Content Syndication (RSS); and Streaming Video Overview.

Other workshops will cover personal and departmental web site planning and design, creating online forms and surveys using MS FrontPage and Gunston server; Photoshop I, II, and III; InDesign I and II; Keynote 2.0; Dreamweaver I, II, and III; WebCT; various Microsoft Office applications; and many other topics.

Workshops are offered by staff from the Instructional Resource Center; Human Resources; Student Technology and Assistance Resources; the Mason Media Lab; the Banner Training Team; Training in Office and Productivity Skills; the Copyright Office; and Fiscal Services.

The Information Technology Unit Training Council offers four workshop tracks for which faculty and staff can earn certificates of completion and Continuing Education Units (CEUs): Planning and Creating a Web Site; Teaching with Online Tools; Microsoft Office Fundamentals; and Graphic Creation, Manipulation, and Animation. For more information, see the web site, or contact DoIT’s Instructional Resource Center at 703-993-3141.

To see the workshop schedule and register, click here. If you have not registered online before, obtain instructions for opening an account by clicking here.

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