IT Training

Our training program has been developed to support employee growth and offer professional enrichment opportunities by creating a continuous learning environment.

Training

We offer a variety of one-on-one and group training sessions to faculty and staff. Contact us to brush up on your computer skills or to get hands-on training for the most commonly used campus applications such as CMS, Microsoft Office and more. To schedule a training session, please contact Julie Brackeva-Phillips at julie.brackeva-phillips@scranton.edu.

 

IT provides free training to faculty and staff in various training topics listed below. Each training session is limited to 10 people.

Registration is preferred.

For a calendar view, download the training calendar.

  • Argos Gen_Student Report (45-minute session): In Argos, one of the most commonly used forms to gather student information, is the General_Student Form. The many fields in the form allow users to extract precise student information from Banner, for a report using only needed data. 
    • Thursday, July 12 from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. in HYL 402
    • Monday, August 13 from 3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. in HYL 402
  • Banner 9 Navigation (30-minute session): Hands-on session. How to login, navigation, quick reference guides. Access to Banner helpful.
    • Tuesday, July 17 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in HYL 402
    • Monday, August 13 from 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in HYL 402
  • Basic Photo Editing (45-minute session): Learn the basics of how to resize images, add text, and combine photos with the available tools on our computers.
    • Thursday, July 12 from 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. in HYL 402
    • Wednesday, August 8 from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. in AMH 103
  • CMS basic training (1.5-hour session): Hands-on session. CMS stands for Content Management System, a collection of tools designed to allow the creation, modification, organization and removal of information from a website. This session is for users who have not interacted with the CMS before, or who need a review of the basics. Attendees must have access to CMS.
    • Wednesday, July 11 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in HYL 402
    • Monday, July 30 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. in HYL 402
    • Tuesday, August 7 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in HYL 402
  • CMS Drop-In session (1-hour session): An opportunity to work on your site and to have an IT member available for questions. Must have attended a CMS basic training class.
    • Wednesday, July 18 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in HYL 402
    • Wednesday, August 1 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in HYL 402
    • Friday, August 17 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in HYL 402
  • CMS left navigation and Catalog Links (45-minute session)
    • Wednesday, July 18 from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. in HYL 402
    • Thursday, August 2 from 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. in HYL 402
  • Creating flyer and booklets in Publisher and PowerPoint (1-hour session):
    • Tuesday, July 17 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in HYL 402
    • Wednesday, August 15 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in HYL 402
  • Email merge for Word and Outlook (45-minute session): Hands-on session. Using mail merge for Word and Outlook, you can create a flyer/newsletter/message and email it to your Outlook contact list with a personalized greeting for every recipient.
    • Tuesday, July 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. in AMH 103
    • Tuesday, July 31 from 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. in AMH 103
    • Wednesday, August 8 from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. in AMH 103
  • Office Forms (45-minute session): Hands-on session. Tour Office 365, followed by a session on Microsoft Forms. With Microsoft Forms, you can create surveys and quizzes, and easily see results as they come in.
    • Thursday, July 12 from 3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. in HYL 402
    • Friday, August 3 from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. in HYL 402
  • Royal IT Support (30-minute session): This new product replaces Footprints.
    • Tuesday, July 10 from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in AMH 103
    • Tuesday, July 31 from 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in AMH 103
    • Friday, August 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. in HYL 402

Learn how to use the desktop, icons, gadgets, and other Windows features. Work with pictures, text, folders and files. Classes are currently offered by request.

Class Objectives

You will be able to start a program, use accessories, switch among open windows, understand file structure and management, use the Recycle Bin, search for files, use web browsers, troubleshoot and use help.

Online Resources

Visit our IT Resources and Training course to access all of our training documentations and resources.

Learn the basics of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. You will learn how to access Office 365 from your computer and the cloud. Office 365 is the University-wide system for email and calendar management. Classes are currently offered by request.

Objectives

You will be able to identify document parts, amanage and save files, format text, use bullets and tabs, add and design charts, sort information, plan out and build presentations. You will become familiar with the email and calendar options that Outlook offers.

Online Resources

Visit our IT Resources and Training course to access all of our training documentations and resources.

Learn how to write, edit and upload information through the Content Management System. Knowing how to manage the CMS is necessary to keep the University students, employees and community informed. Classes are currently offered by request. Classes are currently offered by request.

Class Objectives

You will be able to write for the web, edit images, manage file uploads, create and manage pages, use links, format text and review page. Please see the Training Schedule tab for more information.

Online Resources

IT provides free training to faculty and staff in various training topics listed below. Each training session is limited to 10 people.

Registration is preferred.

For a calendar view, download the training calendar.

  • Argos Gen_Student Report (45-minute session): In Argos, one of the most commonly used forms to gather student information, is the General_Student Form. The many fields in the form allow users to extract precise student information from Banner, for a report using only needed data. 
    • Thursday, July 12 from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. in HYL 402
    • Monday, August 13 from 3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. in HYL 402
  • Banner 9 Navigation (30-minute session): Hands-on session. How to login, navigation, quick reference guides. Access to Banner helpful.
    • Tuesday, July 17 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in HYL 402
    • Monday, August 13 from 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in HYL 402
  • Basic Photo Editing (45-minute session): Learn the basics of how to resize images, add text, and combine photos with the available tools on our computers.
    • Thursday, July 12 from 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. in HYL 402
    • Wednesday, August 8 from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. in AMH 103
  • CMS basic training (1.5-hour session): Hands-on session. CMS stands for Content Management System, a collection of tools designed to allow the creation, modification, organization and removal of information from a website. This session is for users who have not interacted with the CMS before, or who need a review of the basics. Attendees must have access to CMS.
    • Wednesday, July 11 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in HYL 402
    • Monday, July 30 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. in HYL 402
    • Tuesday, August 7 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in HYL 402
  • CMS Drop-In session (1-hour session): An opportunity to work on your site and to have an IT member available for questions. Must have attended a CMS basic training class.
    • Wednesday, July 18 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in HYL 402
    • Wednesday, August 1 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in HYL 402
    • Friday, August 17 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in HYL 402
  • CMS left navigation and Catalog Links (45-minute session)
    • Wednesday, July 18 from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. in HYL 402
    • Thursday, August 2 from 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. in HYL 402
  • Creating flyer and booklets in Publisher and PowerPoint (1-hour session):
    • Tuesday, July 17 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in HYL 402
    • Wednesday, August 15 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in HYL 402
  • Email merge for Word and Outlook (45-minute session): Hands-on session. Using mail merge for Word and Outlook, you can create a flyer/newsletter/message and email it to your Outlook contact list with a personalized greeting for every recipient.
    • Tuesday, July 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. in AMH 103
    • Tuesday, July 31 from 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. in AMH 103
    • Wednesday, August 8 from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. in AMH 103
  • Office Forms (45-minute session): Hands-on session. Tour Office 365, followed by a session on Microsoft Forms. With Microsoft Forms, you can create surveys and quizzes, and easily see results as they come in.
    • Thursday, July 12 from 3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. in HYL 402
    • Friday, August 3 from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. in HYL 402
  • Royal IT Support (30-minute session): This new product replaces Footprints.
    • Tuesday, July 10 from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in AMH 103
    • Tuesday, July 31 from 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in AMH 103
    • Friday, August 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. in HYL 402

Learn how to use the desktop, icons, gadgets, and other Windows features. Work with pictures, text, folders and files. Classes are currently offered by request.

Class Objectives

You will be able to start a program, use accessories, switch among open windows, understand file structure and management, use the Recycle Bin, search for files, use web browsers, troubleshoot and use help.

Online Resources

Visit our IT Resources and Training course to access all of our training documentations and resources.

Learn the basics of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. You will learn how to access Office 365 from your computer and the cloud. Office 365 is the University-wide system for email and calendar management. Classes are currently offered by request.

Objectives

You will be able to identify document parts, amanage and save files, format text, use bullets and tabs, add and design charts, sort information, plan out and build presentations. You will become familiar with the email and calendar options that Outlook offers.

Online Resources

Visit our IT Resources and Training course to access all of our training documentations and resources.

Learn how to write, edit and upload information through the Content Management System. Knowing how to manage the CMS is necessary to keep the University students, employees and community informed. Classes are currently offered by request. Classes are currently offered by request.

Class Objectives

You will be able to write for the web, edit images, manage file uploads, create and manage pages, use links, format text and review page. Please see the Training Schedule tab for more information.

Online Resources