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it2go E-Newsletter - May 2015

it2go newsletter - Training the way you want it!

Know someone needing basic computer training?

Ever have to help Uncle Joe with questions about Facebook? Or what about cousin Mary who picks up a pencil when you tell her to “right-click”?

IT Training will be offering Windows: Basic Computing Skills at no cost to EVERYONE. This is your opportunity to encourage those around you, friends, neighbors, family members, that need no-pressure training to get the help they need.

There will be two sessions offered:

  • In Indianapolis on Saturday, May 23rd from 9am—noon in the ICTC building, room IT121.
  • In Bloomington on Wednesday, June 3rd, from 5:30—8:30pm in Wells Library, room W144.

Contact our office for any questions or see our web site for a complete description of skills that will be covered:

New to web publishing?

IT Training is offering Web Publishing: An Overview of Tools & Resources on May 13th from 9—10:15am online.

Anyone new to web publishing will find that this lecture-based workshop will provide an overview of basic web publishing issues and resources. There will be an emphasis on web accounts and support at IU. Learn to transfer files to a web server.

Check out the summer workshop schedule!

With many of our workshops offered online, IT Training also offers workshops on the IU campus in the Wells Library and on the IUPUI campus in the IT building. These workshops are offered at no cost to the IU community.

This is a chance to catch that workshop you’ve been meaning to take. Browse through our new “webinars” on topics like Adobe’s pen tool, Muse, Effectively presenting, AfterEffects, Accessibility, IMovie and more.

You will find our schedule on our web site at:

Don’t wait—get started with Canvas now!

Attend one of our live Canvas webinar series coming up in the month of May.

These webinars, cohosted with the Centers for Teaching and Learning, will prepare you for the switch to our new learning management system.

Start with First Look, then choose from Assignments & Grading, Communication Strategies, Quizzes & Tests, and our new Pages (Content in Context) topic.

May 2015

In this issue

it2go Podcast

Check out the it2go Podcast Series for the most current IT Training information.

IT Training Tips

Here are the IT Training Tips blog latest articles:

  1. Using the “23” video bridge at IU via Pexip
  2. AdRx quick notes
  3. Simplify your tech life – Tip 5: Personalize
  4. Term codes in SIS
  5. Creating a survey with Google Drive
  6. Simplify your tech life – Tip 4: Prioritize
  7. Accessing SIS training resources through One.IU
  8. Plan meetings and events with Doodle
  9. Simplify your tech life – Tip 3: Pool
  10. Using Box Notes to collaborate and stay on task
  11. Uploading assignments in Canvas at IU
  12. Simplify you tech life – Tip 2: Protect

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Printed Schedule

Get a printable schedule of this semesters workshops offered at IU Bloomington, IUPUI, and Online.

Questions? Contact Us!

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