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Technology Short Courses

Our Short Courses are just that-- one to three hour workshops to that focus on specific technologies, mainly software and web-based applications. These are hands-on training sessions, so registration is required and seating may be limited.

Fall 2017

Check back soon for more Short Courses, including workshops on ReggieNet, Clickers, OneNote, and more.

Fall 2017 Short Courses By Subject

ReggieNet Creating Articles for News.IllinoisState Formstack OUCampus


Short Courses are open to full- and part-time faculty, A/P, and civil service staff members. Graduate students may be automatically put on a wait list. To see what courses you've already signed up for, log in to the Event Registration System.

ReggieNet: Gradebook Clinic

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Monday, August 28 • 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday, August 29 • 11 a.m. to noon
Friday, September 1 • 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Students and instructors will use a new Gradebook in ReggieNet starting in the fall of 2017. This tool offers new features and a new, more “spreadsheet-like” experience for instructors. Join us for this one-hour workshop, where you’ll learn the ins and outs of this updated resource through hands-on experience. You’ll leave prepared to use the new Gradebook on your first day of classes. These special sessions do not require registration. Simply walk in, sit down at a computer, and start learning! We recommend that you plan to arrive a few minutes early. Parking is limited around our building, so please consider walking.

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Creating Articles for News.IllinoisState

Tuesday, September 12 • 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, October 11 • 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Thursday, November 16 • 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
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Learn how to use the content management system, powered by WordPress, to add news articles, tag them to feed to multiple locations (including your website), insert images, photo galleries, and more. This workshop is open to faculty and staff only.

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Formstack for Beginners

Monday, August 28 • 11 a.m. to noon
Thursday, September 14 • 11 a.m. to noon
Thursday, October 12 • 11 a.m. to noon
Thursday, November 16 • 11 a.m. to noon

Discover how to build and update forms using Formstack, Illinois State’s primary, non-research form creation tool. You will learn how to download forms submissions data and set up notifications. Completing this training is a prerequisite for using Formstack.

(Please note: Qualtrics has replaced Select Survey for research. Log in to to learn more.)

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Formstack Advanced

Monday, September 25 • 11 a.m. to noon
Monday, October 30 • 11 a.m. to noon

Learn how to build and manage advanced Formstack features. You will learn more about logic features and form/field security and authentication. Completion of basic Formstack training is recommended. Registration is required.

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Monday, August 28 • 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Thursday, September 14 • 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Monday, September 25 • 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Thursday, October 12 • 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Monday, October 30 • 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Thursday, November 16 • 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Learn how to update your unit’s website using OUCampus, Illinois State’s primary content management system. You will be given access to your website(s) and trained to add, edit, and publish content, including links and PDFs. You’ll also learn how to request more complex website updates from the WEB staff, such as photo and layout changes.

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If you need a special accommodation to fully participate in a CTLT event, please contact the front desk at (309) 438-2542.

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