Web content editor training

dotCMS training topics include:

  • best practices for usability and accessibility
  • edit existing content
  • formatting headings
  • formatting bullet lists
  • inserting and formatting named links for websites (both absolute and relative) and emails
  • inserting PDFs
  • inserting images
  • inserting YouTube videos

Check out  dotCMS Information for step-by-step instructions.

Departmental Training

Have a technology training need for your department? Try this:

  • Invite an ITS representative to present at your next department meeting.
  • Set up hans-on training session in the ITS computer lab
  • Should you have a training need for your department or group, email helpdesk@macalester.edu 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 Lynda.com 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.