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Fall 2014 Technology Skills Workshops, GC
 

HTML/ CSS Basics | October 10, Friday 2-4| Computer Lab C196.03 | Jared Pike
HTML/CSS will cover the basics of writing HTML code and styling it with CSS. Participants will create a simple contact website and practice using the basics of CSS styling for fonts, links, tables, and the like.
 
 
Introduction to WordPress | October 24, Friday 3-5pm | Computer Lab C196.03 | Jared Pike
This introductory session will allow students to set up a basic class blog on Wordpress.com and will cover: how to set up the blog, select a theme, how to post to the blog, add images, etc., and will look at some useful plug-ins for using Wordpress in the classroom.
 
 
Wikipedia-edit-a-thon: Art+Feminism Train the Trainers | October 27, Monday 6:30-8:30 | Computer Lab 6418| Coordinator: Michael Mandiberg
Art+Feminism is pleased to announce Train the Trainer, a series of workshops in advance of the second annual international Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. We will provide tutorials for both the beginner Wikipedian and the more experienced editor. Learn the best practices on writing entries that stick and how to facilitate the empowerment of your community. For more information: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/ArtAndFeminism
To register for this event: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/artfeminism-train-the-trainers-tickets-13395061991
 
 
Taking WordPress to the Next Level | November 7, Friday 3-5pm | Computer Lab C196.03 | Jared Pike
This intermediate workshop will combine the HTML/CSS coding with Wordpress to discuss how to customize Wordpress and create and child theme.
 
 
Theming in WordPress | November 17, Monday 5-7pm | Computer Lab C196.03 | Patrick Smyth
This workshop will cover customizing WordPress sites by creating child themes, basic PHP, and using FTP to access a remote server. We'll also look at installing and configuring useful modules for common academic use cases. 
 
 
Python | November 18, Tuesday 11-1pm | Computer Lab C196.03 | Ian Phillips
This workshop is an introduction to coding with Python. Participants will have an opportunity to get some hands on practice and walk away with some resources to continue practicing and learning on their own. 
 
 
Wikipedia-edit-a-thon: Art+Feminism Train the Trainers | December 8, Monday 6:30-8:30 | Computer Lab 6418| Coordinator: Michael Mandiberg
Art+Feminism is pleased to announce Train the Trainer, a series of workshops in advance of the second annual international Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. We will provide tutorials for both the beginner Wikipedian and the more experienced editor. Learn the best practices on writing entries that stick and how to facilitate the empowerment of your community. For more information: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/ArtAndFeminism 
To register for this event https://www.eventbrite.com/e/artfeminism-train-the-trainers-8-december-2014-tickets-13426002535


See these and other GC tech skills workshops on a digital calendar: http://gcdi.commons.gc.cuny.edu/events
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These no-credit workshops are designed to build particular technological skills applicable to teaching and learning in particular disciplines.The workshops are taught by doctoral and other CUNY faculty and, where appropriate, by advanced graduate students and non-university IT and media professionals. Students must take three workshops as part of the ITP certificate requirements.

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Registration and Cancellations

Space is limited and you must sign up in advance to secure a seat here
(or copy and paste: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-gc-itp-skills-workshops-tickets-7450399345).

Please be respectful to those on the waiting list and cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the workshop.

To cancel, click on: tickets (not events)--> my orders --> cancel.

 Workshop attendance will be taken at each session.
* If you sign-up and do not cancel at least 48 hours in advance, you will be on probation.
** If you miss two sessions without at least 48 hours advance notice, you will not be able to take any more workshops for the rest of the year.
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