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Technology Workshops

Academic Technology Services is pleased to offer free workshops as part of an ongoing Technology Workshop series. These workshops are intended to enhance knowledge and skills of University employees and organizations in the use of academic and web-related technology.

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Workshop Descriptions & Registration

On-campus or On-demand: Some workshops are offered on-campus (in a classroom) or on-demand through Atomic Learning. Please review the "Workshop Descriptions" section of this document for more details.

Web Accessibility

Prerequisites: None. A working knowledge of HTML is helpful.
Description: Introduction concept of accessibility as it applies to web content; overview of accessibility law including Section 508; assistive technologies; review of each Section 508 checkpoint. Workshop will provide participants with hands-on experience in the evaluation and repair of a non-accessible web site.
On-campus: Visit the registration page for current scheduled workshops

EchoCI

Prerequisites: Successful completion of "Web Accessibility" workshop
Description: EchoCI is a web-based content management system that is used to create and maintain web sites on www.csuci.edu. Course covers general use of EchoCI for creating and maintaining web pages including logging on, editing existing pages, creating new pages, adding images and links, uploading and linking to external files, and publishing to web servers.
On-campus: Visit the registration page for current scheduled workshops

CI Learn Introduction

Prerequisites: None
Description: Lots has changed in the new version of CI Learn that CI Learn now uses. One BIG change is the lack of a digital dropbox. Come learn more or come and ask questions.
On-demandThis workshop is now available on-demand through Atomic learning using your myCI credentials. Visit Atomic Learning now to begin the workshop.

CI Learn Gradebook

Prerequisites: None
Description: The gradebook (now called Grade Center) has some added features. This one hour class will answer your questions.
On-demand: This workshop is also available on-demand through Atomic learning using your myCI credentials. Visit Atomic Learning now to begin the workshop.

CI Learn Social Networking Tools

Prerequisites: None
Description: Learn how to create and manage wikis & blogs within CI Learn
On-campus: None Currently Available 
On-demand: This workshop is now available on-demand through Atomic learning using your myCI credentials. Visit Atomic Learning now to begin the workshop.

Accessible Microsoft Word Document and Powerpoint Presentations

Prerequisites: Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Powerpoint
Description: How to create more accessible documents and presentations. How to create well-structured documents using images, headings, lists, and tables. You'll learn how these features are readily available in this suite of applications.
On-demand: These workshops are now available on-demand through Atomic learning using your myCI credentials.

One-on-One Training: To schedule a one-on-one training, please email Jerry Garcia for more information.

Creating Accessible PDFs I (Introduction)

Prerequisites: None
Description: An overview of the accessibility repair features available in Adobe Acrobat Pro for repairing existing PDF files.
On-demand: This workshop is now available on-demand through Atomic learning using your myCI credentials. Visit Atomic Learning now to begin the workshop.
Or schedule a One-on-One Training: To schedule a one-on-one training, please email Jerry Garcia for more information.

Creating Accessible PDF Forms using LiveCycle Designer

Prerequisites: Successful completion of Accessible PDFs I" workshop.
Description: Creating accessible, fillable PDF forms; when to use PDF forms; comparison to Office and HTML forms.
On-campus: Registration for this workshop is now open for Fall 2012.
Or schedule a One-on-One Training:  To schedule a one-on-one training, please email Jerry Garcia for more information.

Using Elluminate Classroom in CI Learn

Elluminate is an online collaboration tool that integrates with CI Learn that allows instructors and students to engage in meaningful and memorable interactions by combining interactive technologies with instructional best practices. The major features include:

    • Real time interaction between instructors and students with audio and video
    • Presentation archiving for synchronous use
    • Instant messaging for public and private
    • Electronic whiteboard
    • Application sharing
    • Polls, quizzes and surveys

On-campus: None currently scheduled

 Blackboard Roving Support Sessions

During the Spring 2013 semester Academic Technologies will be holding sessions to address all your Blackboard needs and questions. There will be 4 sessions held throughout the semester at various times and locations. You can view the schedule below.

Session Date Time Location
Session 1 Jan. 30 10:00 am Bell Tower West 1188
Session 2 Feb. 19 3:30 pm Madera Hall 2381
Session 3 Mar. 4 12:30 pm Bell Tower West 1188
Session 4 Apr. 18 9:00 am Madera Hall 2381

 

 How To Register 

Advance registration is required to attend any Technology Workshop. Space is limited, and is provided to registrants on a first-come, first-served basis. Workshop format is typically presentation plus hands-on workshop. Some workshops have prerequisites; please review the "Workshop Descriptions" section of this document.

The deadline for workshop registration is 12:00pm on the business day before the workshop you wish to attend.

To register: please complete the requested information on the Technology Workshops Registration page. You will receive a confirmation email of your enrollment within 8 hours. Web Services reserves the right to cancel any workshop if minimum enrollments are not met within 3 business days of workshop.

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