IT Training: Canvas Nights, Canvas Bootcamp, & Sitecore Clinics Return

IT Training
Grab your calendar and mark it now for our Canvas Nights, Canvas Boot Camp sessions, and Sitecore Clinics returning this month.


Canvas NightsWe had great success last year with our Canvas evening sessions and have designed them for those who may not be able to join us on campus during the day. Perfect for adjunct faculty and other busy instructors.

Two online evening sessions will be offered to get you started building your courses.

Intro to Canvas Tuesday, August 8 7 p.m.
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Mastering Modules Thursday, August 10 7 p.m.
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OIT Canvas Boot CampCanvas Boot Camp

Our Canvas Boot Camp sessions are an all-day workshop. Feel free to come-and-go to any sessions you are interested in. Also, hands-on support will also be available throughout the day in our open lab room 110. Come and meet your Academic Technology Services team member.

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Registration is not required but appreciated.

Schedule for August 14 & 15
 9 – 10 a.m. Intro To Canvas
10 – 11 a.m. Mastering Modules
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Assignments
12 a.m. – 1 p.m. BREAK
1 – 2 p.m. Quizzes
2 – 3 p.m. Learning Tools & Apps
3 – 4 p.m. Kaltura
4 – 5 p.m. Outcomes

We hope you’ll plan to join us!

For a sneak peek of what Canvas has to offer or to get a jump start on training now, you can view the Learning Canvas 2016 course on lynda.com.


Sitecore Clinics Return

Sitecore ClinicNeed help creating a new page or editing an existing one?  Stumped with widgets, forms, or something else?  Want to learn more about Sitecore in general?

Drop in at one of our upcoming Sitecore Clinic for one-on-one support. Join us on August 15, 16, and 17 to get the most out of Sitecore.

These sessions are open to anyone with Sitecore questions.

For a complete list of times and locations, please visit smu.edu/ittraining.

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Ian Aberle

Ian Aberle is the IT Communications Specialist and Trainer for the Office of Information Technology (OIT) at Southern Methodist University (SMU). He started at SMU in 1996 and for much of his career at the University had managed the SMU STAR Program before joining the Training & Communications Team in 2015. In his free time, Ian enjoys photography and road trips with his family. You can see examples of when the two collide at http://ianaberle.com.