There are several training options available to faculty, staff and students this summer. You may schedule a special training session; check out an instructional CD from VCU Libraries Media Reserves; or access KnowledgeNet, VCU’s technology on-line tutorial system.
Departments may schedule a special training session for a minimum of five people. To schedule a training session, contact Lucy Halunko at 828-7713 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Instructional CDs are available for a three day checkout through VCU Libraries Media and Reserves Services located on the 3rd floor of Cabell Library. The instructional CDs are housed under Course Reserves , the course title listed as Technology Services – Technology Self-paced Tutorials. Twenty titles are available for checkout with topics on Photoshop, Digital Cameras, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Dreamweaver, Flash, Adobe Premiere, HTML/XML, Linux, PC Security and PC Troubleshooting http://www.library.vcu.edu/reserves/ . KnowlegeNet, an on-line technology tutorial system, is available 24/7 to all faculty, staff and students with easy access through My VCU Portal. Login to My VCU Portal and Turn Off your Pop Up Blocker to access over 200 instructional tutorials.
Technology Service will offer hands-on workshop this fall. A postcard listing topics will be mailed out later this summer. Training in the use of Blackboard and other instructional strategies is offered by the Center for Teaching Excellence. Check the VCU Training web site for the latest course offerings, http://www.pupinfo.vcu.edu/training/it/