Employee Technology Training
We offer training sessions to help you effectively use the technologies available at VSU. Classes are free to VSU employees, including student employees; and are held at Pine Hall Lab 107 unless stated otherwise.
Fall 2016 Workshops:
Cascade Basic (Web Editor): This training introduces features such as creating/editing pages, hyperlinks, images, and more through the university’s online web editor. The Basic class is mandatory for those who will be editing their departmental web site.
Wed, Aug. 3, 1:30pm-4:30pm | Fri, Sept. 9, 8:30am-11:30am | Thurs, Oct. 20, 8:30am-11:30am | Wed, Nov. 9, 1pm-4pm | Fri, Dec. 9, 8:30am-11:30 am
Cascade Intermediate (Web Editor): This training is optional and focuses on functions such as tables, embedded video, and anchors.
Fri, Aug. 5, 9 am-11am | Tues, Oct. 25, 1pm-3:00pm
Success Portal: This session introduces the key features of the Success Portal (formerly known as Faculty Portal) –a solution that provides interactive dashboards, student profiles and messaging tools for faculty, advisors and student support staff to easily assess student performance and risk indicators that may contribute to or hinder students from being successful in their programs.
Wed, Aug. 10, 10am-11:30am | Wed, Aug. 17, 1:30pm-3pm | Tues, Sept. 27, 10am-11:30am | Mon, Oct. 17, 1:30pm-3pm | Tues, Nov. 15, 10am-11:30am
Phishing Awareness: Learn what the term “phishing” means and ways you can identify it in emails, websites and even phone calls. You’ll also learn how to protect your personal information and computer files from malicious intentions. An informative presentation by IT Information Security.
Wed, Sept. 14, 10am-11:30am | Mon, Oct. 11, 10am-11:30am
ePro Technology Special Request
Tues, Aug. 2, 1:30pm-3:30pm | Tues, Sept. 6, 1:30pm-3:30pm | Wed, Oct. 5, 1:30pm-3:30pm | Thurs, Nov. 3, 1:30pm-3:30pm
Smart Classroom (Online Tutorial): Need help using the technologies in our Smart classrooms--enabling projector privacy, hooking up your laptop or iPad, turning on the document camera and more?
Hands-on training offered by request
VoIP Phone: Designed to help you become familiar with the features of the new Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone, this hands-on workshop will demonstrate tasks such as transferring calls and call forwarding; as well as introduce you to the instant messenger application called Jabber that integrates many of the phone features such as voicemail, conference chats/calls, and call history.
Training offered by request