Training Classes and Open Lab Sessions: Cascade 8 (CMS)

These classes and open labs are for those responsible for managing and editing their department/office websites. All classes are taught using the new version of the CMS (Cascade 8), Bowdoin's web content management system. 

 


Introduction to Cascade 8, Bowdoin's Content Management System

Cascade 8 is the new version of software for editing department websites. This class is for web editors responsible for editing and managing their department websites and keeping them up-to-date. The focus will be on how to use the new CMS (Cascade 8) to edit and update pages using new page templates and an overview of the tools available to help organize and present content on the web. This class will be hands-on in a computer lab and there will be time to review your department website and to ask questions.

Tuesday, February 19
2:00 to 3:30
Kanbar 101 Computer Lab
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Monday, March 4
10:00am to 11:30am
Kanbar 101
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Monday, March 29
10:00am to 11:30am
Kanbar 101 Computer Lab
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Monday, April 1
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Kanbar 101 Computer Lab
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Department News and Stories

What is happening in your department? Do you have stories, news, and successes that you want to share on a department website? Learn how to use the news tool in the CMS, tips for writing and style guidelines, and how to best share your your story visually and with text!

Prerequisite: Department web editors who have attended the "Introduction to Cascade 8" class.

Creating Department News and Stories in Cascade 8
Thursday, March 18
10:00am - 11:00am
Kanbar 101 Classroom
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Staff Profile Pages

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

Prerequisite: Department web editors who have attended the "Introduction to Cascade 8" class.

Updating Staff Profile Pages in Cascade 8, Bowdoin’s Web Content Management System
Friday, March 8
11-11:30
Kanbar 101
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Updating Staff Profile Pages in Cascade 8, Bowdoin’s Web Content Management System
Monday, April 8
2:00pm -2:30pm
Kanbar 101
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Updating Staff Profile Pages in Cascade 8, Bowdoin’s Web Content Management System
Friday, April 26
11:00am -11:30
Kanbar 101
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Faculty Profile Pages

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

Updating Faculty Profile Pages in Cascade 8, Bowdoin’s Web Content Management System
Friday, March 8
10:00 to 10:30
Kanbar 101 Computer Lab 
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Updating Faculty Profile Pages in Cascade 8, Bowdoin’s Web Content Management System
Monday, April 8
3:00pm to 3:30pm
Kanbar 101 Computer Lab
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Updating Faculty Profile Pages in Cascade 8, Bowdoin’s Web Content Management System
Friday, April 26
10:00am to 11:30am
Kanbar 101 Computer Lab
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Open Lab Sessions

After attending a Cascade 8 training class, set aside time to work on your website in the new CMS! Join us in a computer lab for a dedicated two hours to work on your site, get feedback, ask questions about using the CMS, and get some suggestions for ways to present content on pages. You can arrive and leave whenever you like.

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Article ID: 60516
Created
Thu 8/16/18 9:20 AM
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Tue 2/19/19 4:38 PM