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The class calendar, registration, and course descriptions are all available below. All classes are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. You will be sent a calendar invitation confirming your email.

Classes-by-request are also available for groups of 6 or more. Please contact with a summary of your training needs, and someone from the ITS Communications and Training team will get back to you.

To register:

  1. Select the "Register" tab below to access the registration form.
  2. Complete the form.
    Intro to AEM is not on the form - to register, please fill out a n AEM web access request online.
  3. You will be sent a calendar invitation confirming access. If a class is full, you'll receive a wait-list notification.

NOTE: Simply adding a class from the calendar below to your Google calendar does not register you for training.


The next Intro to AEM (formerly Adobe CQ) sessions will be held Thursday, October 15 (this class is already full) and Monday, October 19, from 9:30 - 12:00.

To register, please fill out an AEM web access request online.

Course Description:

PLEASE NOTE: Only register for this class if you manage BC web content with AEM and have permission from your website manager to do so. All registrations will be verified with the Web Technology group. Please register for class at least 3 business days before the day of the class.

This class is for people who currently manage web content in Adobe Experience Manager, BC’s web Content Management System.

This session will cover:

  • The layout of Adobe Experience Manager and how to access content.
  • Using the Sidekick.
  • Editing existing pages in AEM.
  • Creating new pages in AEM.
  • Adding text and image components to a page.
  • Activating a page.
  • Accessibilty and AEM.
  • Tips, tricks, and things to consider when using AEM.

NOTE: Intro to Adobe Experiecne Manager or equivalent experience is a prerequisite for this class.

Learn how to do more than simply work with text and pictures in Adobe CQ to help take your BC website to the next level. This session will give you hands-on practice:

  • Using News Listings.
  • Working in Tables.
  • Inserting a Slide Show.
  • Adding YouTube videos.
  • Embedding a Google Calendar on a BC web page.
  • Adding a sharing/social media component to a page.
  • Creating RSS feeds.

BC went Google over a year ago - are you ready to learn more?

With so many options, tools, labs, and extensions, deciding what to use can be challenging. This session presents an overview of many easy-to-install, easy-to-use features that can help your productivity and collaboration with your colleagues at work.

Additionally, the recently added Google Consumer apps that were added to your BC Google account over the summer will be covered.

Take an hour to learn more about Google, and chances are you'll find at least a few tips that will help you.

Google Drive is a great tool to create, store, and share files of all types.. This session is designed to introduce you to Drive and its capabilities, and help you decide how you may be able to use it at BC.

This hands-on training class will cover:

  • What is Drive?
  • How to access.
  • File types/storage of Google files, including Docs, Sheets, and Forms
  • Sharing files using Drive
  • Real time collaboration
  • Plenty of time for your questions

Google Forms, part of Google Drive, is a great way to create forms to gather data.

This hands-on training class will cover:

  • Creating a form.
  • Different form templates.
  • Types of questions.
  • Accessing and sharing your form.
  • Gathering data from your form.
  • Embedding your form in a BC web page.
  • Using Google to set up an auto-reply message to be sent to those who complete your form.

If you've been using Gmail, but maybe you think you can use it more effectively, this session is for you.

This hands-on training class will cover:

  • Conversation View - love it or leave it?
  • How to use Labels.
  • Changing your Settings.
  • Some helpful Gmail Labs.
  • Dragging and dropping attachments.
  • Attachments: Drive vs. Files.
  • Plenty of time for your questions.

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Google Calendar helps you keep track of meetings, appointments, and events, all in one place. Calendars can be shared school-wide or with select colleagues. You can overlay multiple calendars to see when people are available.

This hands-on training class will cover:

  • Changing your Settings
  • Adding Appointment and Events
  • All Day Events
  • Inviting People
  • Creating new calendars
  • Viewing multiple calendars
  • Responding to requests
  • Sharing calendars
  • Brief overview of Delegation
  • Plenty of time for your questions

Course Description:

This two-part hands-on class is designed for those individuals who have little or no prior experience with Excel.

Upon successful completion of Part I, participants will have learned how to: 

  • Navigate the Excel Workbook.
  • Create a basic worksheet by entering text and values.
  • Work with cells and cell data by using a variety of moving and copying techniques.
  • Perform basic calculations on data.

Upon successful completion of Part II, participants will be able to:

  • Change the appearance of worksheet data by using a variety of formatting techniques.
  • Understand sorting techniques.
  • Prepare their document for printing.

As Chaucer wrote,

"But at the laste, as every thing hath ende,
She took hir leve, and nedes wolde wende."

(At the last, as everything has ending,
she took her leave, and her way was wending.)

After a storied and glorious history, MyFiles will be retired at the end of 2015. If you have files on MyFiles and aren't sure what to do with them, join us for an hour and learn about your options.

You can even start cleaning up your MyFiles account in class.