Our Web Team is rolling out some new services for the SMU community to help with getting the most out of Sitecore, our web content authoring system. Whether it is some one-on-one help, getting a better understanding of your site’s audience, or a refresher course, we can help. Continue reading New Services for Sitecore Editors Now Available
Using the launch of the redesigned SMU homepage as a catalyst, OIT is moving forward with the largest update to the SMU web experience in years. The Web Team is working with multiple areas to launch new sites and features in the coming months.
Starting with the Meadows School of the Arts, the Web Team is collaborating with the marketers to provide a fresh set of templates and features needed by Meadows to permit them to create their site in the new brand. As one of the initial users of the new SMU web brand in Sitecore years ago, their web presence was limited by the features available at that time. The team is striving to provide Continue reading Web Team Supports Site Refreshes
Another academic year is upon us, and that also means we are continuing our in-person training sessions for the fall! Check out our latest offerings and sign up for whatever sparks your curiosity.
Continue reading The Fall 2021 Staff IT Training Schedule is Here!
For this fall, we are offering our usual IT training courses via Zoom webinar. From working on web pages in Sitecore to producing videos quickly with Adobe Premiere Rush, we invite you to take advantage of these upcoming sessions!
September 28, 1 P.M.: Adobe Acrobat is installed on almost every computer on campus, and you probably use it to view PDF files every day. Have you ever wanted to know more about what Acrobat can do? In this one-hour hands-on course, you’ll learn more about creating PDF files, editing and formatting files, publication methods, and the basics on creating your own online forms. We will also cover why PDFs are a useful file format and different use cases for them.
October 14, 10 A.M.: Microsoft Teams is a next-generation communications and collaboration platform that brings the ease of Skype for Business together with the power and versatility of chat apps like Slack and HipChat. In this course we will go over the foundations of working with teams, channels, chat, file sharing, applications, and more.
October 27, 1 P.M.: Learn about Adobe Premiere Rush, the easy-to-use, all-in-one video editing software for online video creators. Join us as we discover the creative possibilities Adobe Premiere Rush can bring.
November 16, 2 P.M.: In this course, we will look at the basics of working within web pages using SMU’s Content Management System, Sitecore. Learn how to work with text, links, images, and publication options.
Academic Technology Webinar Sessions Now On Demand!
During the spring and summer, OIT’s Academic Technology Service Directors worked with faculty and staff to provide massive amounts of online training webinars to prepare for the unprecedented new styles of teaching and learning now in use on campus. If you missed any of these great sessions, we have them available for you to view anytime!
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