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Technology Training and Workshops

Click here to add our training calendar to your Google Calendar!

Resources for Self-Paced Training

One-on-one Training

ITS provides training prior to and/or after making major upgrades on campus. If you find that you need more training after an upgrade, check to see if there is an upcoming training on the topic or contact the helpdesk at (309) 794-7293. Otherwise, individual training is available upon request. Common topics for training are:

  • Google Docs
  • Moodle
  • Basic Excel
  • Basic Access
  • Pre-Upgrade and Post-Upgrade training
  • iMovie (Mac video editing)
  • Windows Movie Maker (PC video editing)
  • Ingeniux CMS (Editing the website)
  • Photoshop
  • Basic Mac
  • Video Editing
  • Windows 7

To email a request to schedule an individual training contact Kristina Zimmerman  or Wendy Ramsdale with the following information:

  • The topic you are interested in
  • A time that you would be available
  • The best way to reach you

Lynda.com

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What is lynda.com?
  • A vast online library of instructional videos covering the latest software, creative, and business skills.
  • Taught by accomplished teachers and recognized industry experts
  • Available for students, faculty, and staff looking to develop skills in topics such as:
    • Microsoft Office
    • Adobe Creative Suite
    • Project Management
    • Social media
New to Lynda.com? Create a profile!
How can I access lynda.com at Augustana College?

All faculty, staff, and students receive complimentary access to the entire lynda.com course library.

  1. While on campus, go to iplogin.lynda.com
  2. Click create a profile
  3. Fill in the form with your information
  4. Indicate if you are a student or staff member
How can lynda.com support me?

Lynda.com helps you to:

  • Keep current on technology
  • Track your training progress
  • Learn at your own pace—anytime, anywhere
  • Learn technical skills outside of class and supplement in-class instruction
  • Earn certificates of completion you can post on LinkedIn
How can I get the most out of lynda.com?
  • Set aside time every week for online training
  • Visit lynda.com regularly for a listing of new and updated courses
  • Watch the welcome video of a course to check out its training content
  • Use bookmarks to indicate favorite videos or courses
  • Create and share course playlists
  • Download exercise files and practice applying knowledge as you go

Software Help Sheets

We have uploaded support documentation here for easy reference.

Small-group Training

Various training sessions and workshops are provided by ITS throughout the year. All employees and students are welcome to attend, free of charge. Staff can also get credit for Blue and Gold Certification which is our on-campus professional development program.

To view upcoming sessions click here or add the schedule to your Google Calendar by clicking here. Space is limited, so please email Kristina Zimmerman  or Wendy Ramsdale to reserve your spot!

Upcoming workshops are listed below as they are scheduled