Training Classes and Open Lab Sessions

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These 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 class will be hands-on in a computer lab and there will be time to review your department website and ask questions.

Who should take this class?:

  • New web editors tasked with managing their department/office websites and keeping them up-to-date.
  • Web editors who have already taken the class and just need 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.

Upcoming Classes:

Tuesday, August 20
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Kanbar 101
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Thursday, August 29
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Kanbar 101
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Department News and Stories

What is happening in your department? Do you have stories, news, and successes that you'd like to share on your website? Learn how to use the site-specific news tool!

Prerequisite: Introduction to Cascade 8


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 Bowdoin 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 (www.bowdoin.edu/profiles/faculty)
  • Academic Department Coordinators who want to learn how to update faculty profile pages.
  • Others charged with updating profile pages.

Prerequisite: None

Upcoming Classes:

Wednesday, August 14
2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Kanbar 101
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Wednesday, August 21
9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Kanbar 101
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Friday, August 30
10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Kanbar 101
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Open Lab Sessions

Join us in the Kanbar 101 computer lab to work on your site, get feedback, and ask questions. 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.

Wednesday, August 14
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Kanbar 101

Wednesday, August 21
1-4 p.m.
Kanbar 101

Wednesday, August 28
1-4 p.m.
Kanbar 101

Wednesday, September 4
1-4 p.m.
Kanbar 101

Wednesday, September 11
1-4 p.m.
Kanbar 101

Wednesday, September 18
1-4 p.m.
Kanbar 101

Wednesday, September 25
1-4 p.m.
Kanbar 101

Wednesday, October 2
1-4 p.m.
Kanbar 101

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Article ID: 60516
Created
Thu 8/16/18 9:20 AM
Modified
Tue 8/13/19 2:46 PM

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