Training & Workshops

MC Web Editor Workshops - 2017

Notes:
  1. The workshops listed on this page are for MC employees with an OmniUpdate OU Campus account and permission to edit department webpages on Merced College's public website (www.mccd.edu).
  2. Location of workshops are Merced Main Campus unless otherwise stated.
  3. Register via the link provided. The link will take you to an EventBrite registration page. Contact Alice Nguyen for assistance.
Day Time Location Workshop Title (Descriptions Below) Registration Link (opens in new window via EventBrite)
Tuesday,
June 13, 2017
9:00am-9:50am Merced Campus,
AHC-139
Basic Webpage Editing CANCELLED
Tuesday,
June 13, 2017
10:00am-10:50am Merced Campus,
AHC-139
Upload PDFs and Docs CANCELLED
Wednesday,
June 14, 2017
1:00pm-1:50pm Merced Campus,
VOC-114
Fix Broken Links and Typos with SiteImprove Reports Register for Fix Broken Links and Typos with SiteImprove Reports
Wednesday,
June 14, 2017
2:00pm-2:50pm Merced Campus,
VOC-114
Advanced Webpage Editing Register for Advanced Webpage Editing
Tuesday,
June 27, 2017
1:00pm-1:50pm Merced Campus,
VOC-114
Basic Webpage Editing Register for Basic Webpage Editing
Tuesday,
June 27, 2017
2:00pm-2:50pm Merced Campus,
VOC-114
Upload PDFs and Docs Register for Upload PDFs and Docs
Wednesday,
June 28, 2017
9:00am-9:50am Merced Campus,
AHC-139
Fix Broken Links and Typos with SiteImprove Reports Register for Fix Broken Links and Typos with SiteImprove Reports
Wednesday,
June 28, 2017
10:00am-10:50am Merced Campus,
AHC-139
Advanced Webpage Editing Register for Advanced Webpage Editing
Thursday,
August 10, 2017
1:00pm - 1:50pm Merced Campus,
VOC-113
Basic Webpage Editing This is a FLEX workshop; Register via FLEX

Los Banos Workshop - June 15, 2017. Contact Alice Nguyen for details.

Workshop Descriptions

Basic Webpage Editing

Are you brand-new to using OmniUpdate or need a refresher on the basics of logging in, editing webpages and publishing? This training is for you! With this hands-on training, become familiar with the OU Campus interface and gain confidence making basic edits to webpages.

  • How to login to department pages, or sandbox pages (“practice” webpages)
  • Using the OU Campus web interface
  • Edit text
  • Link to other webpages
  • Publish pages
  • Ask questions
Upload PDFs and Docs

With this hands-on training, gain proficiency with managing PDFs and documents on your webpages, including:

  • Uploading new PDFs (and other documents)
  • Revising or deleting existing PDFs and docs
  • Best practices when offering PDFs and docs on the web
  • Ask questions
Fix Broken Links and Typos with SiteImprove Reports

SiteImprove is a monitoring service for Quality Assurance on mccd.edu which includes scanning for broken links and spelling errors.  Learn how to use the power of SiteImprove reports to easily identify and fix broken links and typos on your department’s webpages. This tool will even find broken links within your PDF documents! 

  • Get a custom report emailed to you weekly
  • Learn how to read the report: It’s fast and easy
  • How to go from report to OmniUpdate for one-step webpage editing
  • SiteImprove’s readability score and more
Advanced Webpage Editing

Are you comfortable with basic OmniUpdate editing and want to learn more? Attend this training to learn about OmniUpdate features and how to get more out of this CMS, including:

  • Sidebar Gadgets
  • Web Forms
  • Image Slideshows
  • Code Snippets
  • Customize Your Dashboard
  • Reminders and Reports
  • Ask questions

I Need More Help

Contact Alice Nguyen (alice.nguyen@mccd.edu, xtn 6640) if you'd like to:

  • Suggest a workshop topic
  • Request individual or small group training; sessions are available by appointment
  • Ask a question, get help troubleshooting an issue, or just say hello