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Information Technology holds training classes to help you learn the fundamentals of different systems and software. Select from the topics below to find the course that suits your needs. All Macon campus training sessions are held in Stetson 135 unless otherwise noted.


Canvas
Topic Date/Time Registration
Getting Started with Canvas
Learn the basics to setup and manage your course. Class icludes information about the content areas, tools, and the other features of Canvas.
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Accessible Course Design
Learn how to design your course to meet the needs of students with disabilities and to comply with ADA laws and standards.
By Appointment Register
Blogs, Discussions, Journals & Wikis
Learn how to create, employ, and manage collaborative tools. Discover how to use blogs, discussions, journals & wikis to engage students and improve learning.
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Building Better Assessments
Learn how to create exams, assignments, and surveys and how assessments work with your Grade Center.  We will also cover Safe Assign as part of this training.
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Creating an Exemplary Course
Learn how to use the Exemplary Course program and determine if your course conforms to best practices. You might even want to submit your course for a Catalyst Award.
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Creating Podcast with Audacity
Podcasts are a great way to communicate with students. You can record lectures or provide class updates and information. You will learn how to use Audacity to record and edit your podcast and how to optimize the file for use on the web and in Canvas.
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Grade Center
Grade Center allows you to keep your students up-to-date on their grade in the course improving student retention. Learn how to create and calculate weighted columns and calculate final grades.
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To request a group or customized training session, contact Jerome Gratigny.

CampusNexus
Topic Date/Time Registration
Basic Reporting
Learn how to create basic reports in CampusNexus.
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To request a group or customized training session, contact Jerome Gratigny.

CommonSpot (CMS)
Topic Date/Time Registration
Intro to Mercer CMS
Learn the fundamentals for website content contributors. In this workshop we will cover how to login to the system, navigate the basic environment, find pages, and update content.
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Images & Links
Learn how to optimize images for the web and how to manage links including PDF documents,
external websites, internal pages, and email.
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Understanding Tree Navigation
Learn how to manage your site menu, and edit/rearrange the navigation.
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To request a group or customized training session, contact Jerome Gratigny.

Photoshop
Topic Date/Time Registration
Photoshop Fundamentals
Photoshop is a powerful image editing and creation tool allowing users to edit, design, and retouch the photos.  Learn how to navigate in Photoshop and to edit your photos making those good photos great!
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To request a group or customized training session, contact Jerome Gratigny.

WebEx
Topic Date/Time Registration
Getting Started with WebEx
This interactive workshop is designed for those new to WebEx.
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To request a group or customized training session, contact Jerome Gratigny.





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