T&I Training & Workshops

T&I offers self-paced, on-site, and Zoom-based training opportunities on a variety of technology topics throughout the year. Can’t find the training you’re looking for? Contact us at ti@davidson.edu.

 

→ Introduction to Davidson Technology

T&I welcomes you to Davidson. In this 1 hour training, we'll share technology tools and resources used at Davidson, how to search for answers to common questions, and where to get help when you need it. 

Self-Guided Training | Location: LinkedIn Learning (davidson.edu login)

Zoom Session | Thursday, August 18 at 10:00 am | Register for Zoom Session

→ Cybersecurity Training

In the increasingly complex digital world we live in, it can be hard to keep up with all the ways bad actors may want to trick you and access your data. This cybersecurity training is designed to give you knowledge about what to look out for, and easy ways you can keep your accounts safe.

This training is required for all faculty and staff who have been issued a Davidson-owned computer and is hosted by the KnowBe4 platform. When you log in with your Davidson account credentials you’ll see available trainings listed in your dashboard.

Self-Guided Training | Log in with your Davidson credentials at knowbe4.davidson.edu 

 

→ Etrieve Basics Overview

Review a general overview of the Etrieve platform. This session will be recorded and available on this project page after the session. 

Session Recording [27 min - Requires Davidson Login] 

 

→ Cybersecurity Implications of the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

Cyberattacks are a part of modern life and modern conflict. With the onset of war in Ukraine, join Kevin Davis, Chloe Poroslay and Chris Hovis from Davidson Technology & Innovation for a discussion about cyber conflict, how Davidson College may be affected and what we’re doing, and ways to protect your personal privacy and security in light of changing threats. This event is hosted in conjunction with the John Crosland, Jr. Center for Teaching & Learning.

Session Recording [36 min - Requires Davidson Login]

 

→ Web Accessibility Basics

Web accessibility is all about boosting usability and functionality for all users. Join T&I for an overview of web accessibility, and learn about free tools and resources available to help you audit and create accessible sites and content.

Session Recording [16 min - Requires Davidson Login]

 

→ Google Drive Migration Training

Google Drive replaced Dropbox as Davidson’s primary cloud storage and file sharing solution. As you begin working in Google Drive, explore the basics of Google Drive, file locations, file sharing features, and best practices for working with files and folders. 

Session Recording [45 min - Requires Davidson Login]


→ Google Drive Topics Mini-Courses

Google Drive: The Basics

New to Google Drive? Get up to speed on topics like where files live, how to share files and folders, working with Office files in Google Drive, Drive for Desktop, and some easy ways to start collaborating with others using Google Docs. [30 Minute Session]

Request a session by emailing ti@davidson.edu

Session Recording [45 min - Requires Davidson Login]

 
Google Drive: Boosting Productivity

Ready to take the next step in Google Drive? In this session, we’ll discover ways to boost effectiveness in Drive, including working offline, using naming conventions and version restore, embedding and linking files, and using templates to jump-start your work. [30 Minute Session]

Request a session by emailing ti@davidson.edu

 

Google Drive: Collaboration

Collaboration is one of the superpowers of Google Drive. In this session, we’ll cover how to use comments and suggestions to edit documents alongside others, assign tasks to collaborators, see version histories, and use team drives effectively. [30 Minute Session]

Request a session by emailing ti@davidson.edu.

 

→ Introduction to Kuali Build Form Builder

Are you looking for new ways to improve your current processes and create efficiencies with forms? Learn how Kuali Build can help streamline your business process with this powerful form build with built-in data integrations. Training is available as self-guided resources, or a 1-hour Zoom-based training session.

Self-Guided Resources | Location: T&I Knowledgebase
Zoom Training Session | Request a Session

→ EMS - Event Management System 

Learn how to search for events, add events, and schedule associated services using Davidson's Event Management System (EMS). Advanced and administrator EMS training is available as a Zoom session upon request.

Basics: Recorded Training Modules | Location: LinkedIn Learning (davidson.edu login)
Advanced: Zoom Training Session | Email ti@davidson.edu to request a session

 

→ Getting Started with ScreenCloud Studio

Are you managing or creating content for digital screens in your department? Learn all about ScreenCloud Studio digital signage in this training session that covers the basics of managing content, creating playlists and channels and best practices.

Recorded Live Training | Location: LinkedIn Learning (davidson.edu login)
Self-Guided Resources | Location: ScreenCloud Support

→ Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI

Host: Pete Benbow

Step up your analytics game and learn one of the most in-demand job skills in the United States with Pete Benbow, Davidson T&I's BI & Integrations Developer.

Self-Paced Training | Location: edX (Course Registration Required)

 

Other Tech Training Across the Davidson Community

→ CMS Training

Host: College Communications

Drupal CMS training is available for content editors who wish to make updates to their Davidson.edu webpages, whether they are first-time users, or simply need a refresher. College communications hosts first-time trainings throughout the year, and provides resources online for reference and self-paced training. 

Self-Guided Resources
| Location: Marketing Toolbox
Zoom Training Session
| March 29 at 2:00 pm | Email digitalstaff@davidson.edu to register for the next session
 

→ Academic Technologies

Host: John Crosland, Jr. Center for Teaching & Learning 

The Center for Teaching and Learning offers training and workshops for faculty, staff, and students on a wide range of academic technologies and tools including Moodle, Zotero, and Google Drive.

Zoom Training Sessions & Drop-Ins | Register for a Session 

 

→ Excel for Beginners

Host: Dr. Kevin Smith (Biology)on edX

No knowledge of Excel? No problem! Mastering a few basic skills in Excel will open the door to new opportunities, jobs, and more advanced skills that can help you be more efficient in your work or advance your career in your current or a future position.

Self-Paced Training | Location: edX (Course Registration Required)

 

Additional training resources and opportunities hosted by other departments across campus:

Digital Learning Institute Resources - Digital Learning 
Blackbaud CRM, Customer Relationship Management - College Relations

 

Past Sessions

→ PawPrint

Join T&I for hands-on printer training at PawPrint machines across campus. One-on-one trainings are held periodically throughout the year. 

To request the inclusion of a past session on our upcoming Training Schedule, please contact ti@davidson.edu.

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