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MyNIU Schedule of Classes part II
Thursday, July 27, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM

Note: Advanced registration is required. Please request any accommodations at the time of registration. 

Faculty and Staff are invited to attend the Schedule of Classes Part 2. This is the second part of 2 workshops for this topic. Check the NIU calendar for Schedule of Classes Part 1 dates. The primary objective of this course is for you to learn about or re-familiarize yourself with using Schedule of Classes in MyNIU.

If you have previously attended this training, you may use this class as a refresher course to ensure the best in student-centered services.

For some MyNIU users, access has been granted but no formalized class training has been completed. Take this opportunity to attend to learn more about setting up the schedule of classes in MyNIU.


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Maintaining Your Website
Monday, July 31, 2017 from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
This workshop is designed for individuals who maintain their university websites. Training will include a discussion of NIU Web Standards, the new Cascade CMS (8) interface, and an in-class exercise.

If you are new to Cascade, please take a moment to test that your access is working: Go to https://cms.niu.edu (bookmark this page!), log in using your regular NIU User ID (please use a lower case "a" for aXXXXXX ID) and Password, and you should be able to log in. You can also check the "Sites" menu in the upper left hand corner of the interface once you've logged in and confirm that you have "cascade-training" listed as one of the sites you have access to. If you are an existing cascade user, you may find your department/office site listed here as well. Feel free to explore, but please do not make any edits to any pages or files at this time. We will cover the user interface at some length during our training.

Our new users may need to wait an hour or so after receipt of this notification for the system to update with your User information. If you are unable to successfully log in to Cascade, please contact Brian Walk (bwalk@niu.edu) at your earliest convenience so we can resolve any issues before to come to the Training.

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CSS and Image Selection (Level 1, Phase 3)
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
This workshop is for individuals who have completed both Level 1 Phase 1 (NIU Web Standards and Cascade CMS) and Phase 2 (Lynda Tutorials and Assessments). This training will cover some basic concepts related page layout, using CSS classes to style your content, and information on selecting and adding images to your web pages.
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Maintaining Your Website
Monday, August 7, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
This workshop is designed for individuals who maintain their university websites. Training will include a discussion of NIU Web Standards, the new Cascade CMS (8) interface, and an in-class exercise.

If you are new to Cascade, please take a moment to test that your access is working: Go to https://cms.niu.edu (bookmark this page!), log in using your regular NIU User ID (please use a lower case "a" for aXXXXXX ID) and Password, and you should be able to log in. You can also check the "Sites" menu in the upper left hand corner of the interface once you've logged in and confirm that you have "cascade-training" listed as one of the sites you have access to. If you are an existing cascade user, you may find your department/office site listed here as well. Feel free to explore, but please do not make any edits to any pages or files at this time. We will cover the user interface at some length during our training.

Our new users may need to wait an hour or so after receipt of this notification for the system to update with your User information. If you are unable to successfully log in to Cascade, please contact Brian Walk (bwalk@niu.edu) at your earliest convenience so we can resolve any issues before to come to the Training.

Register here!

CSS and Image Selection (Level 1, Phase 3)
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
This workshop is for individuals who have completed both Level 1 Phase 1 (NIU Web Standards and Cascade CMS) and Phase 2 (Lynda Tutorials and Assessments). This training will cover some basic concepts related page layout, using CSS classes to style your content, and information on selecting and adding images to your web pages.
Register here!