BYTE Week Begins Monday

Posted: August 19, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

BYTE (Build Your Technology and Teaching Expertise) Week for faculty and staff begins on Monday, Aug. 22, on the Fairfax Campus, with brand-new workshops, a Mac Showcase and the opportunity to earn Continuing Education Units. Everything is free.

New workshops include Kick Start with WebCT 4.1 (new version) and WebCT Gradebook; Creating and Managing Listserv lists; Basic eVA training; Working with MS Access Databases and Cool Features of MS Word; Intro to Streaming, Web Conferencing and Video Conferencing; Personal Productivity and Collaboration Tools; and Fair Use and Media in Higher Education.

A Mac Showcase will be held in the Johnson Center, Room 311, on Wednesday, Aug. 24. The showcase will have demonstrations on the new Tiger operating system and introductions to Keynote and podcasting.

For an updated workshop schedule, click here. To register for workshops, click here. If you have not registered online before, obtain instructions for opening an account by visiting this site.

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

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