IT Training for Staff
Microsoft Office Specialist Info Session for Staff
Did you know that the Office of Information Technology provides free access to Microsoft Office Certification exams to faculty, staff, and students? Consider joining other faculty and staff who are interested in learning a plethora of tips and tricks in their favorite Office application to increase work efficiencies.
In this session, you’ll:
- Explore the benefits of receiving an industry-standard certification
- Understand certification requirements and learn best practices for exam success
- Get access to study resources
You’ll also have the opportunity to test out a training environment and access a practice exam of your choice! (Study resources and certification tests are available in Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access Expert, Excel Expert, and Word Expert. More information about the differences between these exams and objectives will be provided during this workshop.)
Monday, June 27, 2022, 10 a.m.
Sitecore for Content Editors
Are you responsible for updating information on existing SMU web pages but don’t know where to start? This session covers the basics of creating a web page from scratch within the Sitecore Content Management System. You will also learn how to work with links, images, and the formatting of existing pages.
Thursday, July 14, 2022, 10:30 a.m.
Academic Technology Training for Faculty
Getting Back to Basics: Canvas Refresher
Let’s make sure your course (and you!) are ready to start the fall term in Canvas. In this workshop, you will learn how to:
- Import course content;
- Update imported announcements;
- Review the syllabus, assignment settings, and Gradebook for alignment;
- Set up proctoring tools and adjust navigation links; and
- Check for any broken links
Date: June 16, 2022
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.
Register here: https://booking.smu.edu/event/9293220
June 28, 2022 Cancelled.
Time: 2 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
Date: July 11, 2022
Time: 3 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Register here: https://booking.smu.edu/event/9293239
Date: July 27, 2022
Time: 11 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
Register here: https://booking.smu.edu/event/9293242