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IT hints and tips plus the latest training courses

To help keep you up to date with the latest IT Training information, Simon and Azra have put together some useful tips, tricks and general training updates for you. If you’d like to know more about what they offer please email training@london.edu 

Hints and tips

Approving images via Sitecore

Whether you are using Sitecore for Portal, or Sitecore for London.edu, please make sure that you ‘approve’ any images or files via the ‘Media Library’ if you want them to show up on your page.

We have created this WALT article to guide you through the process.

MS Excel 'side by side' feature

Did you know there is a feature in MS office applications (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Word) that enables you to view files side by side, rather than minimising and maximising when you want to access multiple files? To access this feature go to the 'View' tab > click ‘Side by Side’. Note: Make sure you turn off ‘Synchronise scrolling’, if you do not want to files to scroll at the same time.

Training courses

Did you know that we offer Microsoft e-learning courses?

If you would like to brush up on your MS Office skills in your spare time. Sign up here: https://portal.london.edu/http://forms.london.edu/form.asp?id=17010

A Microsoft e-learning account will give you access to application modules which have three tiers: beginners, intermediate, and advanced - meaning you can go at your own pace. There are video tutorials to help you along the way. You will receive a certificate at the end of each module. 

If you would like to know more about Microsoft Office Applications like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, we also provide classroom training too. To find out when our next available date is click on this URL: http://portal.london.edu/?serv=Online+Course+Booking+Admin

Canvas training update (Degree Programmes only - for the time being)

To cater for the growing demand of Canvas training, we are pleased to announce that there are now three Canvas training sessions running in both February and March. We are looking to extend this offering to April and May and will update the course booking system in due course.

Go to our booking system and click on ‘Canvas Instructor’ to see the available sessions.

Please note that there are new features being regularly added to Canvas, so if you ever encounter something you’re unsure of check out the above Canvas community website.

Training on Canvas for Executive Education staff will arrive in the coming months, and either the IT Training team or members of your team will notify you of when you can book.