Self-Paced Training Resources

Argos is a Windows-only reporting solution that is accessed via the Web. Mac OS users must access Argos using Citrix. Argos Information
dotCMS dotCMS is a Web-based content management system that makes it easy for website contributors to add and edit content. dotCMS Information
Google Apps Macalester uses Google Apps to provide the community with email, calendaring, and file collaboration. Members of the community are provided an account as part of their login credentials. Google Apps Information
Google Apps Extras Blogger, Google+, Maps, News, Picasa Web Albums, Reader, etc. are available to the Macalester community. Additional Google Apps Extras are made available to the Macalester community. Google Apps Extras Information
Listserv (Mailman) Mailman (listserv) is a web-based software for managing electronic mail discussion and e-newsletter mailing lists. Mailman Information
Moodle Faculty use Moodle, the College’s Learning Management System (LMS), to create online learning communities that support teaching and learning. Moodle Information
Microsoft Office College-owned computers have Microsoft Office installed. Microsoft Office Information

Classes, Workshops, and Training Sessions

Departmental Training

Should you have a training need for your department or group, email and we’ll consult with you to find the best option.

Workshop Series

ITS offers instructor-led workshops and hands-on training sessions for faculty and staff at the following campus-wide programs:

Off-Campus Training Resources

  • Employment Services' Staff Training and Development Assistance offers personal training based on available funding.
  • Computer Education Center Science Museum of Minnesota offers more than 200 courses covering 80+ subjects.
  • Microsoft Store at the Mall of America offers one-on-one or group training sessions for their latest Windows and Microsoft Office programs. Contact the ITS Help Desk for more information.
  • At you can choose from two levels of monthly or annual subscriptions and get access to thousands of software training videos any time. Check out their free video tutorials before you subscribe.