CMS Training Classes and Open Labs

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Cascade 8 classes and open labs are open to staff responsible for managing and editing their department/office websites; faculty/staff interested in managing their own profiles; and student workers employed by departments/offices to manage web content. 


Introduction to Cascade 8

Cascade 8 is the content management system (CMS) Bowdoin uses to manage its primary website, bowdoin.edu. This class is required for editors tasked with managing their department/office websites and keeping them up-to-date. This is a hands-on class in a computer lab and there will be time to review your department website and ask questions.

Who should take this class?

  • New website editors tasked with managing their department/office websites and keeping them up-to-date.
  • Existing website editors who have already taken the class and just want a refresher!

Objectives:

  • Learn how to use the basic tools within the CMS to update and publish content on department/office sites.
  • Identify tools available to organize and present content on the web.
  • Identify and correct non-accessible web content.
  • Create, update, and remove faculty and staff profiles from department staff listing pages.

Monthly Classes:

Tuesday, January 28
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Kanbar 101
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Tuesday, February 18
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Kanbar 101
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Tuesday, March 17
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Kanbar 101
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Tuesday, April 14
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Kanbar 101
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Tuesday, May 12
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Kanbar 101
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Tuesday, June 16
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Kanbar 101
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Tuesday, July 14
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Kanbar 101
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Staff Profile Pages

Tell us more about you! This class will cover editing and updating staff profile pages, plus how to hide or show them on department/office directory pages.

Prerequisite: None


Faculty Profile Pages

Learn how to edit and update faculty profile pages. Add a new profile photo, update your publications, and create a short bio about yourself. This class will introduce you to our content management system (Cascade 8) and have you updating your faculty pages in 30 minutes!

Who should take this class?:

  • Current faculty who would like to learn how to update their profile pages.
  • Academic Department Coordinators who want to learn how to update faculty profile pages.
  • Others charged with updating profile pages.

Prerequisite: None

Monthly Classes:

Tuesday, January 28
3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Kanbar 101
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Tuesday, February 18
3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Kanbar 101
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Tuesday, March 17
3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Kanbar 101
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Tuesday, April 14
3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Kanbar 101
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Tuesday, May 12
3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Kanbar 101
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Tuesday, June 16
3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Kanbar 101
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Tuesday, July 14
3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Kanbar 101
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Open Lab Sessions

Join us for an open lab session to work on your website with in-person assistance. Registration is not required, but labs are meant to be open-ended working sessions; please be aware there could be a wait for assistance. Attendees will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tuesday, February 18
9 a.m. to noon
Kanbar 101

Tuesday, February 18
9 a.m. to noon
Kanbar 101

Tuesday, February 25
9 a.m. to noon
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Tuesday, March 3
9 a.m. to noon
​​​​​​​Kanbar 101

Tuesday, March 10
9 a.m. to noon
​​​​​​​Kanbar 101

Tuesday, March 17
9 a.m. to noon
​​​​​​​Kanbar 101

Tuesday, March 24
9 a.m. to noon
​​​​​​​Kanbar 101

Tuesday, March 31
9 a.m. to noon
​​​​​​​Kanbar 101

Tuesday, April 7
9 a.m. to noon
​​​​​​​Kanbar 101

Tuesday, April 14
9 a.m. to noon
​​​​​​​Kanbar 101

Tuesday, April 21
9 a.m. to noon
​​​​​​​Kanbar 101

Tuesday, April 28
9 a.m. to noon
​​​​​​​Kanbar 101

Tuesday, May 5
9 a.m. to noon
​​​​​​​Kanbar 101

Tuesday, May 12
9 a.m. to noon
​​​​​​​Kanbar 101

Tuesday, May 19
9 a.m. to noon
​​​​​​​Kanbar 101

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Article ID: 60516
Created
Thu 8/16/18 9:20 AM
Modified
Tue 2/11/20 3:34 PM

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