Technology Training Week Begins Aug. 21

Posted: August 15, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

If you haven’t already signed up for Build Your Technology and Teaching Expertise (BYTE) Week workshops, which begin Aug. 21, there’s still time. The week brings a variety of new workshops for faculty and staff along with perennial favorites.

New workshops offered include: Today’s HTML (XHTML): Learn How to work with the Code that Drives the Web; WebCT Tools: Communication; iTunes U at Mason; Easy Design of Instruction with SnagIt and Camtasia; Wiki: A Practical Guide for Educators; Publisher 2003 Fundamentals; and Plagiarism, Cheating and Turnitin.

Other workshops cover web authoring, emerging technologies, creating and manipulating graphics, interactive multimedia using Flash, Dreamweaver, desktop publishing and Microsoft Office 2003 applications.

The Information Technology Unit Training Council offers four workshop tracks for faculty and staff to 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 register for workshops, visit If you have not registered online before, obtain instructions for opening an account by clicking here.

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