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Introduction to User Experience Design

In this course you will learn how to: Identify the difference between usability, heuristics, accessibility and user experience; Determine your user requirement research needs; Identify common information architecture schemas; Develop a visual lexicon for graphic design; Determine the best testing methods for your project.

User Experience Testing

In this course you will learn how to: Identify which testing processes best suit your needs; Execute a successful User Experience test; Analyze testing results; Make recommendations based on findings.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 1 day

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User Requirements and Experience Research

In this course you will learn how to: Distinguish business needs from customer needs; Determine the best research methods for your project; Create personas; Use research results to aid in design and development.

Information Architecture

In this course you will learn how to: Utilize your experience research to group and label content; Develop a controlled vocabulary and relevant taxonomy; Identify which information architecture methods are best for your project; Group and label your content and functions in a manner most useful to your users.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 1 day

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Mobile User Experience Design

In this course you will learn how to: Identify which mobile and digital documents and file formats best suit your content; Adapt visual and GUI design for mobile interactions; Adapt research and testing methodologies to target mobile devices and mobile users.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 1 day

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WCAG 2.1: Understanding the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

In this course you will learn how to: Identify the roles and responsibilities of key individuals in the WCAG workflow; Identify the levels of compliance; Create a short list of guidelines that apply to you; Identify exceptions and exemptions from WCAG; Identify federal, provincial and municipal timelines and deadlines for compliance.

Introduction to Web Analytics

One of the best things about the Web is the ability we have to accurately measure things like web traffic and engagement with our audiences. Tools like Google Analytics make it easy to analyze when, where, and how people are using your web site, evaluate your campaigns, and measure your Return on Investment. In this workshop you'll learn about some common analytics tools and how to effectively use these tools to measure your online efforts, create better content, and evaluate the performance of your digital marketing efforts.

Time: 9am - 12pm
Duration: 1/2 day

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Adobe Acrobat Pro for Desktop and Mobile

Adobe Acrobat is the industry standard software to prepare a Portable Document Format (PDF) for distribution. Use Adobe Acrobat's commenting and review tools, editing tools and security options to create documents that can be viewed or printed using the free Adobe Reader for desktop computers and mobile devices.

Adobe Acrobat Pro: Accessible PDFs with PDF/UA and WCAG 2.1

In this course, you will learn how to: Make existing PDFs more accessible; Comply with WCAG 2.1 AA guidelines; Comply with the PDF/UA specification; Add accessiblity features from the source document when possible; Evaluate accessibility and compliance and repair issues.

Adobe Acrobat Pro: Creating PDF Reviews on Desktop and Mobile Devices

In this course, you will learn how to: Identify the appropriate review workflow for your needs; Set up a document for review; Add and manage comments; Manage your review throughout the reviewing cycle; Incorporate mobile platforms into your review process.

Adobe Acrobat Pro: Creating PDF Forms (AcroForms) for Desktop and Mobile

In this course you will learn how to: Create a PDF form from an existing document; Create a new form using Adobe FormsCentral; Distribute your form across desktop and mobile platforms; Track, collect and collate form submissions.

Adobe Acrobat Pro: Accessible PDF Forms (AcroForms) with PDF U/A and WCAG 2.1

In this course, you will learn how to: Make existing PDFs more accessible; Comply with WCAG 2.1 AA guidelines; Comply with the PDF U/A specification; Add accessiblity features from the source document when possible; Ensure compliance of form elements and processes; Evaluate accessibility and compliance and repair issues.

Adobe After Effects

In this course you will learn how to: Import audio, video and other assets; Create special effects and transitions; Add and animate text.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 3 days

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Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator is the full featured standard for creating graphics for every purpose. Use Adobe Illustrator's custom shapes, tracing features and advanced text engine to create engaging original artwork.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 2 days

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Adobe Audition

In this course, you will learn how to: Import and record audio files; Clean up audio tracks to remove noise and improve quality; Apply audio effects; Integrate with other Adobe applications; Work with multiple tracks.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 2 days

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Adobe Captivate

In this course, you will learn how to: Capture your computer screen as a movie; Capture and import audio and video; Create a graded quiz; Export your project for eLearning.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 3 days

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Creating Accessible Captivate eLearning Projects

In this course you will learn how to: Enable accessibility features for your Captivate project; Add accessible descriptions to objects; Add accessible audio features; Enable keyboard-accessible content; Create accessible quizzes; Identify and include additional accessibility requirements; Publish Captivate projects and text for accessibility.

Adobe ColdFusion

In this course you will learn how to: Reduce your website build and maintenance effort; Work with a database; Create and validate data entry forms; Create login and search functionality; Install and configure ColdFusion.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 2 days

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Adobe Contribute

In this course you will learn how to: Create Web pages in Contribute; Use Contribute to Format text, links and images in a web page; Participate in a Contribute workflow; Create users and manage roles and permissions; Control the look and feel of a new web page.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 1 day

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Adobe Acrobat DC for Desktop and Mobile

Adobe Acrobat is the industry standard software to prepare a Portable Document Format (PDF) for distribution. Use Adobe Acrobat's commenting and review tools, editing tools and security options to create documents that can be viewed or printed using the free Adobe Reader for desktop computers and mobile devices.

Adobe Acrobat DC: Accessible PDFs with PDF/UA and WCAG 2.1

In this course, you will learn how to: Make existing PDFs more accessible; Comply with WCAG 2.1 AA guidelines; Comply with the PDF/UA specification; Add accessiblity features from the source document when possible; Evaluate accessibility and compliance and repair issues.

Adobe Acrobat DC: Creating PDF Forms (AcroForms) for Desktop and Mobile

In this course you will learn how to: Create a PDF form from an existing document; Create a new form using Adobe FormsCentral; Distribute your form across desktop and mobile platforms; Track, collect and collate form submissions.

Adobe Acrobat DC: Accessible PDF Forms (AcroForms) with PDF U/A and WCAG 2.1

In this course, you will learn how to: Make existing PDFs more accessible; Comply with WCAG 2.1 AA guidelines; Comply with the PDF U/A specification; Add accessiblity features from the source document when possible; Ensure compliance of form elements and processes; Evaluate accessibility and compliance and repair issues.

Adobe Dreamweaver

In this course, you will learn how to: Create a web site with linked pages; Add, edit and format text and images; Control visual presentation with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS); Easily maintain site content across multiple pages; Create web forms; Upload and maintain your web site.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 3 days

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Adobe Dreamweaver: Designing HTML E-mails

Are you looking for a way to keep in touch with your existing clients with an e-mail newsletter or let potential customers know about your offerings? Are you looking for a solution that sufficiently supports your branding? Why not design your own e-mails in HTML with Adobe Dreamweaver? The purpose of this course is to enable participants to design and distribute their own HTML e-mails using Adobe Dreamweaver.

Adobe Flash Professional

In this course, you will learn how to: Create animations; Control your animation timeline; Create a dynamic web photo gallery and banner; Incorporate your Flash files into a web page.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 3 days

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Adobe FrameMaker

In this course, you will learn how to: Create documents and templates; Import, create edit and format text; Import images; Work with tables; Output to PDF.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 2 days

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Adobe InDesign: 2 Days

Adobe InDesign is the first choice of creative professionals to build stunning and dynamic print or electronic documents. Learn how InDesign integrates seamlessly with Microsoft Office and Adobe products to create high quality publications.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 2 days

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Adobe InDesign: 3 Days

Adobe InDesign is the first choice of creative professionals to build stunning and dynamic print or electronic documents. Learn how InDesign integrates seamlessly with Microsoft Office and Adobe products to create high quality publications utilizing the advanced graphic and table features.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 3 days

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Adobe InCopy

Adobe InCopy is feature rich word processor that integrates seamlessly with Adobe nDesign, allowing an editing team and a design team to work more effeciently. See how to separate the design, authoring and editing processes, and incorporate Microsoft Word documents. Use InCopy to allow designers to synchronize editing with Adobe InDesign.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 1 day

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Adobe LiveCycle Designer: Designing Forms

In this course you will learn how to: Create PDF forms from existing documents; Create fillable PDF forms which can be printed and submitted electronically; Create dynamic user input fields; Create reusable content to streamline the workflow; Incorporate Adobe Reader users into the workflow; Determine the best submission options for your form.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic CC

In this course, you will learn how to: Import, organize and manage your photos; Enhance, correct and edit your photos; Easily export your photo collections for web and print.

Adobe Premiere Pro

In this course, you will learn how to: Import and capture footage; Edit footage and create transitions; Create titles; Export your digital video for various formats.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 3 days

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Adobe Photoshop: 2 days

Adobe Photoshop is used the world over for image editing and preparation. This course will show you how to process, crop and straighten images. Work with the adjustment features to enhance colour and the brightness/contrast in an image. Use Photoshop's famous Layers features to merge 2 or more images together and then save your images for web and print.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 2 days

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Adobe Photoshop: 3 days

Adobe Photoshop is used the world over for image editing and preparation. This course will show you how to process, crop and straighten images. Work with the adjustment features to enhance colour and the brightness/contrast in an image. Use Photoshop's famous Layers features to merge 2 or more images together. This course will also feature batch processing for large projects and the use of Photoshop's retouching tools. And then see how to save your images for web and print.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 3 days

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Adobe RoboHelp

In this course, you will learn how to: Create searchable help systems and knowledge bases for desktop and web-based applications; Create online policies and procedures manuals.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 2 days

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An Introduction to Aperture

This two-day course starts with the basics of image management and takes you step by step through Aperture's powerful photo-editing, image-retouching, proofing, publishing, and archiving features. Students learn time-saving techniques for sorting, ranking, and organizing images for use in different jobs. Also covered are effective ways to display images for client review, apply metadata, update online portfolios automatically, color-manage workflow from input to final print, and much more. Real-world exercises feature professional photography from a variety of genres, including, sports, wedding, commercial, fine-art, and portraiture.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 2 days

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An Introduction to Color

This three-day hands-on course will familiarize students with Apple's masterful new color grading and finishing software. Start with the basics of color balancing and correction, and move on to the fine points of secondary grading, including scene matching, using vignettes to isolate and track regions, creating advanced color effects and "looks", skin tone adjustments, adjusting the composition and framing of a shot, and much more.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 3 days

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An Introduction to Final Cut Pro 7

This three-day, hands-on course introduces students to the primary feature set and basic interface of Final Cut Pro. In this course you learn to perform basic editing functions while familiarizing yourself with the user interface. Topics include basic setup, adjusting and customizing preferences and settings, capturing video and audio, various editing and trimming techniques, Ripple, Roll, Slip and Slide tools, audio editing and audio creation, finishing and final output.

A Comprehensive Study of Final Cut Pro 7

This five-day, hands-on course introduces students to the primary feature set and basic interface of Final Cut Pro. In this course, you'll learn to perform basic editing functions while familiarizing yourself with the user interface. Topics include basic setup, adjusting and customizing preferences and settings, capturing video and audio, various editing and trimming techniques, the Ripple, Roll, Slip and Slide tools, audio editing and audio creation, finishing, and final output.

Advanced Editing Techniques in Final Cut Pro 7

This three-day course delivers hard-to-find advanced editing and finishing techniques. Learn how to create polished transitions, fix screen-direction errors, edit multicamera projects, work with nested sequences, create fantastic effects, use filters creatively, color-correct your video, and composite like a pro. This course also covers Soundtrack Pro, managing clips and media, and working with film.

An Introduction to Final Cut Pro X

Final Cut Pro X is a revolutionary video editing application that makes it possible for beginners and seasoned professionals to achieve stunning results. This three-day, hands-on course teaches students to perform basic editing functions while becoming familiar with the user interface. Start with basic video editing techniques and work all the way through Final Cut Pro's powerful advanced features. Students work with dramatic real-world media to learn the practical techniques used daily in editing projects.

A Comprehensive Study of Final Cut Pro X

Final Cut Pro X is a revolutionary video editing application that makes it possible for beginners and seasoned professionals to achieve stunning results. This five-day, hands-on course teaches students to perform basic editing functions while becoming familiar with the user interface. Start with basic video editing techniques and work all the way through Final Cut Pro's powerful advanced features. Students work with dramatic real-world media to learn the practical techniques used daily in editing projects. This course is based on the FCP 101: Introduction to Final Cut Pro X course. However, the lessons are covered in five days, providing more comprehensive coverage of the material.

Final Cut Pro X Advanced Editing

Final Cut Pro X is a revolutionary video editing application that makes it possible for beginners and seasoned professionals to achieve stunning results. This three-day, hands-on course teaches hard-to-find advanced editing and finishing techniques. Learn how to create fantastic effects using filters creatively, color correct like a pro, and create complex audio mixes. This course also covers advanced workflows for managing media, including using Compressor.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 3 days

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Introduction to iBooks Author

In this course you will learn how to: Create an interactive iBook with dynamic content; Insert text, graphics and interactive media; Change the layout of your content; Add book information and security; Share your book with others; Publish and distribute your book independently and through the iBookstore.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 1 day

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An Introduction to Motion

This three-day, hands-on course starts with motion graphics fundamentals and moves into compositing, animation, and the world of 3D. Explore new intelligent templates to quickly and flexibly create high-quality effects, titles, transitions, and generators as well as create rigs to adjust related parameters with a single control.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 3 days

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Microsoft Office for Mac

In this course you will learn how to: Use Microsoft Word to create, edit, format and print high quality documents; Use Microsoft Excel to build, format and calculate a spreadsheet; Use Microsoft PowerPoint to design, organize and present a slideshow.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 1 day

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An Introduction to Soundtrack Pro

This two-day class guides you through using Soundtrack Pro to edit audio files, repair field recordings, perform multitrack arranging and mixing, synchronize audio and video, analyze and fix common audio problems, and perform other creative sound design techniques. This course focuses on practical, professional techniques used to add professional music and sound effects to video and multimedia projects.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 2 days

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CorelDRAW

Digital illustration doesn't get any easier. Use CorelDRAW's powerful drawing and shaping tools to create your illustrations, then add special effects to enhance them. Create custom logos and wordmarks by applying effects to text as well.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 2 days

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Graphic Design Techniques: Layout and Typography

You wouldn't expect a word processing course to make you a writer; it's a tool you use to write. By the same token, graphic design software is a tool for your design. To become a great designer you need to study great design. In this class we teach you about colour, composition and typography. We give you guidelines that can be used for anything from single-page designs to multi-page websites and print materials.

Graphic Design Techniques: Digital Imaging and Colour Management

Why don't my designs look as good when they are printed as they do on my computer screen? Why do my colours keep changing as I go from one computer or printer to another? Why can't I just take a logo off a website and blow it up for a marketing piece? Because each device interprets the colour differently. You need to teach your devices how to "talk" to each other and then send the translations with the file through the entire workflow. That's what digital imaging and colour management is all about. And that's what this class is all about too.

Graphic Design Techniques: Digital Documents and Mobile Designs

In this course you will learn how to: Determine the best medium for your digital documents; Design for digital documents and mobile devices; Adapt your print design skills for digital mediums; Identify possible user experience and accessibility issues.

Introduction to Web Design and Development

In this course you will learn how to: Dissect the different parts of a web page; Incorporate web design standards into your web sites; Consider accessibility and usability; Work with images and rich media; Assess web design and development tools and hosting providers.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Foundations

In this course you will learn how to: Identify legitimate SEO techniques to improve your rankings in the most popular search engines; Discover proven SEO techniques and techniques that search engine providers recommend avoiding; analyze SEO technique results.

Fundamentals of Digital Marketing for Public Sector

More and more, governments are embracing digital marketing as an effective means of communicating and connecting with citizens. This course will provide an overview of how digital marking is being used at all levels of government, and students will gain insight into how they can use digital marketing tools and techniques to engage with people across various platforms.

Building a Marketing Strategy with a Digital Centrepiece

In this course you will learn how to: Identify the importance of a digital marketing strategy; Define your business objectives; Compare strategies to decide which best meet your needs; Compare tactics; Assess resource requirements.

Acquiring Ideal Customers Through Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning

In this course you will learn how to: Get clear on your target market; Identify the demography of your target market; Compare attitudinal and behavioural market research techniques; Create personal-level campaigns.

Extracting Meaning and Action from Your Marketing Analytics

In this course you will learn how to: Define your business objectives and choose what to measure; Identify the role of analytics; Compare types of analytics and their advantages and considerations; Develop a success measurement strategy for your campaigns.

Crafting Your Content and Buying Your Place in the World of Search Marketing

In this course you will learn how to: Differentiate between Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Search Engine Marketing (SEM); Determine which requires your focus based on outcome; Explore SEO through Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs); Practice researching and using keywords; Identify the key components of ad auctions.

Increasing Your Market Relevance with High Impact Content

In this course you will learn how to: Select which content tactics align best with your audience and strategies; Track and report the Return on Investment (ROI) of your content marketing plan; Define clear outcomes for your content marketing; Establish measurement strategies to monitor content marketing success.

Creating Engaging Visual Marketing Content

In this course you will learn how to: Explore the ubiquity of visual content online and its impact on marketing; Practice identifying and participating in static image social media platforms; Work on the design of an infographic and explore the power of infographics; Examine the anatomy of marketing video content in several varieties.

Intelligent Email Marketing to Attract and Retain Customers

In this course you will learn how to: Navigate the regulations surrounding email marketing (CASL and CAN-SPAM); Review the various elements used in composing an email; Examine the structure and content of an effective marketing email; Discuss the marketing and support tools available.

Using Social Media for High Conversions of B2B and B2C Relationships

In this course you will learn how to: Identify how marketing is shared on social media; Select tactics based on targets; Design campaigns around organizational objectives; Differentiate between active and passive strategies.

Leveraging Mobile to Stay In Touch with Your Market

In this course you will learn how to: Identify the current mobile landscape; Determine the status of your mobile readiness; Select strategies and tactics, including Short Message Service (SMS), Email, and Social Media.

eLearning and mLearning Fundamentals

In this course you will learn how to: Define eLearning and mLearning and identify their uses; Identify the difference between synchronous and asynchronous eLearning; Identify the features and components of eLearning; Effectively compare eLearning to mLearning; Assess the effectiveness of eLearning tools to meet your needs; Determine team roles and training requirements.

Planning, Managing and Implementing eLearning

In this course you will learn how to: Differentiate between the components of a performance analysis; Identify the features of eLearning; Implement the results of the four key decisions in planning for eLearning; Estimate the cost of creating eLearning; Identify the different levels of eLearning; Understand the basics of SCORM; Understand the fundamentals of Learning Management Systems.

eLearning Analysis and Design

In this course you will learn how to: Select and apply a training needs analysis; Design learner personas for eLearning; Use task analysis to focus the training; Design the eLearning approach.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 1 day

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Development and Production of eLearning Projects

In this course, you will learn how to: Apply andragogical learning theory to the development of courseware; Layout the learning cycle with reference to lesson structure; Develop confidence/competence feedback mechanisms (Kirkpatrick Level 1); Create a lesson plan/instructional map for production and interaction; Determine the appropriate media and interactive elements to support both eLearning and mLearning; Create eLearning and mLearning storyboards; Develop student documentation and job aids; Capture the fulfillment of training requirements through an appropriate Storyboard model.

Evaluating eLearning Effectiveness

In this course, you will learn how to: Use the Kirkpatrick training evaluation model; Use eLearning evaluation strategies; Use eLearning evaluation tools; Evaluate the effectiveness of eLearning programs.

Introduction to SCORM

In this course you will learn how to: Identify the various components of SCORM; Structure learning information for SCROM compliance; Design content for SCORM; Define SCORM assessment paramaters; Locate and create reusable content; Use DMEs for tracking learner and lesson data.

Time: 9am - 12pm
Duration: 1/2 day

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Creating Accessible eLearning with Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

In this course you will learn how to: Identify key concepts of Universal Design for Learning (UDL); Implement UDL principles for eLearning; Create accessible eLearning environments and course navigation; Share knowledge and skills through accessible text, audio and multimedia; Enhance learner participation and demonstration of learning; Foster learner engagement

SCORM with Multi SCO Packager

In this course, you will learn how to: Identify the various components of SCORM; Structure learning information for SCROM compliance; Design content for SCORM; Define SCORM assessment paramaters; Locate and create reusable content; Use DMEs for tracking learner and lesson data; Combine multiple eLearning projects; Specify manifest details; Assign weightage and sequence; Publish a MultiSCO Project; Ensure consistent SCORM versions; Upload the Multi SCO package to an LMS; Interpret the different report statuses.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 1 day

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Adobe Presenter

In this course, you will learn how to: convert PowerPoint presentations into interactive videos; Capture slide presentations, webcam video, and audio; Create Accessible Training; Insert interactive elements into your content; Add quiz and survey questions to presentations; Publish, deliver, and track your content.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 1 day

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Adobe Connect for Webinars, Presentations and eLearning

In this course you will learn how to: Create meetings and training events; invite and manage participants and their privileges; use multi-media options; answer questions and conduct polls; record meetings for later viewing; terminate meetings and manage old meetings and recordings.

Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro LMS

In this course you will learn how to: Manage the training environment; create training courses; create training curriculums; create virtual classrooms; monitor training with reports; conduct training with Adobe Connect; create and manage seminars.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 1 day

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Create Engaging eLearning with Articulate Storyline 3

In this course you will learn how to: Work with the user interface; Adjust project settings; Insert content; Add interactivity to your project; Assess learner competency; Create and edit recordings; Publish your project.

Creating Accessible Articulate Storyline eLearning Projects

In this course you will learn how to: take advantage of accessibility support for your Storyline project; work with accessible audio; create keyboard-accessible content; select and create accessible quizzes; include additional accessibility requirements.

Creating Electronic Publication (EPUB) Books

In this course you will learn how to: Understand and describe the EPUB format; Create EPUB (and other electronic) books; Distribute your electronic books through popular distribution channels such as Amazon and iTunes.

Video Preproduction and Production

In this course, you will learn how to: Use your camera effectively for various types of projects; Plan and budget your video project; Light your scene and capture, manage, and archive your video and audio files; Export your footage for processing in various video editing software.

Accessible Audio and Video with WCAG 2.1

In this course you will learn how to: Understand accessibility requirements for audio and video based on WCAG 2.1 specifications; Assess audio and video for accessibility; Create compliant transcripts for audio and video; Create compliant captions for audio and video; Create descriptive audio for video.

ASP: An Introduction

Dynamic and data-driven websites and web-based applications are the future of the internet. Let us show you how ASP can help you create these pages to stay on the leading edge of web design and development. We'll show you everything from how to install ASP to building and testing your first ASP pages and web applications. ASP is the standard supported server-based programming language for many government and private sector organizations.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 2 days

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ASP: Advanced Scripting

Now that you understand how ASP works and you can build a basic ASP web page or application, it's time to learn more advanced scripting techniques. We'll show you how arrays, server variables and cookies can make life easier for you and your users. We'll also show you how ASP can work with other languages such as MySQL and we'll give you an introduction to the popular ASP.NET framework.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 2 days

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WCAG Techniques for Web Content

In this course you will learn how to: Create HTML content that is WCAG 2.1 AA compliant; Filter the W3C WCAG 2.1 techniques documentation to suit your needs; Identify the difference between Sufficient Techniques and Advisory Techniques; Identify common failures.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 1 day

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WCAG Techniques for Web Applications and Forms

In this course you will learn how to: Create HTML applications and forms that are WCAG 2.1 AA compliant; Filter the W3C WCAG 2.1 techniques documentation to suit your needs; Identify the difference between Sufficient Techniques and Advisory Techniques; Identify common failures.

Testing Accessible Web Pages

In this course you will learn how to: Test web pages and web sites against WCAG 2.1 AA criteria; Document findings for the design and development team.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 1 day

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Testing Accessible Web Applications and Forms

In this course you will learn how to: Test web applications and web forms against WCAG 2.1 AA criteria; Document findings for the design and development team.

Testing Accessible PDF Documents with WCAG 2.1 and PDF/UA

In this course you will learn how to: Test PDF documents against WCAG 2.1 AA and PDF/UA criteria; Document findings for the design and development team.

Testing Accessible LiveCycle Designer PDF (XFA) Forms with WCAG 2.1 AA

In this course you will learn how to: Test LiveCycle Designer PDF (XFA) forms against WCAG 2.1 AA criteria; Document findings for the design and development team.

Testing Accessible PDF Forms (AcroForms) with WCAG 2.1 AA and PDF/UA

In this course you will learn how to: Test PDF Forms (AcroForms) forms against WCAG 2.1 AA and PDF/UA criteria; Document findings for the design and development team.

Testing Websites and Documents with Screen Reading Technologies (SRTs) on Desktop for PC

In this course you will learn how to: Test websites and common document formats using the most popular SRTs on Windows; Test content for clarity and reading order; Change preferences to emulate common user settings; Document findings and issues.

Testing Websites and Documents with Screen Reading Technologies (SRTs) on Desktop for Mac

In this course you will learn how to: Test websites and common document formats using the most popular SRT on the Mac OS; Test content for clarity and reading order; Change preferences to emulate common user settings; Document findings and issues.

Testing Websites and Documents with Screen Reading Technologies (SRTs) on Mobile for iOS and Android

In this course you will learn how to: Test websites and common document formats using the most popular SRT on iOS and Android devices; Test content for clarity and reading order; Change preferences to emulate common user settings; Document findings and issues.

Overview of CLF, WET and all Federal Government Standards

This course is designed for web officers, managers, content providers, contractors and designers who are new to the Federal Government’s Common Look and Feel (CLF), Web Experience Toolkit (WET) and the Standards on Accessibility, Usability and Interoperability. This is a non-technical course designed to give participants an orientation to public-facing Federal Government websites as well as extranets and intranets. If have no experience with CLF, WET and the Standards, or only have experience with CLF 2.0, this introductory course will get you up to speed with the most recent policies, guidelines and templates.

Canada.ca Content and Information Architecture

The Federal Government’s Directive on the Management of Communications now requires that all Government of Canada digital content is created using the new framework from the Canada.ca Content and Information Architecture Specification. This course provides you with detailed instructions and best practices on how to understand and apply the specification and its mandatory and conditional elements.

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

In this course you will learn how to: control the look and feel of a web page; write efficient and organized CSS; understand colour and measurement in a web context; control and manage browser inconsistencies.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 2 days

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Introduction to HTML

Do you speak fluent Webanese? Take this course to go under the hood of your favourite web pages to find out what makes them tick. We'll show you how to create a web page using a simple text editor and how to use your new-found HTML skills to increase your productivity and lower your frustration factor when working with an HTML editor like Dreamweaver or FrontPage. We'll also explain the difference between HTML and XHTML and give you a brief overview of some other common web-based technologies that work well with them.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 2 days

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Migrating to HTML5

In this course you will learn how to: Migrate an XHTML website to HTML5; Enrich semantic content with the new HTML5 elements and attributes; Enhance user interaction using standard HTML5 markup; Control audio and video without Flash.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 1 day

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JavaScript: An Introduction

Do you need to validate a form before the user submits it? Do you want to control the size and properties of a newly opened browser window? Do you want to add interactivity and dynamic content to your page? JavaScript is a great tool for all of these things and more. Let us show you how JavaScript can enhance your web pages and how to design and code in such a way that users who turn their JavaScript off still get a great experience.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 2 days

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PHP: An Introduction

PHP can be used for everything from form validation to saving user information to including dynamic content on your web page. Even something as simple as including one piece of code on every page of your site can easily be accomplished with PHP. It's also easily integrated with other web technologies. Take this course and find out why PHP is one of the most popular scripting languages on the web today.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 2 days

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Standard sur l'accessibilité d'un site Web (SGQRI 008-01)

Dans ce cours, vous apprendrez comment : rendre le contenu Web accessible aux personnes handicapées ; créer des sites Web conformes aux directives de la NSI 2.0 ; aider les internautes à trouver de l'information sur le Web plus rapidement ; mettre en ouvre les points de contrôle définis dans les Directives pour l'accessibilité aux contenus Web du W3C ; faire en sorte que le contenu est facile à comprendre et à naviguer.

Standard sur l'accessibilité d'un document téléchargeable incluant le PDF (SGQRI 008-02)

Cette formation pratique vise à apprendre aux participants à utiliser les outils spécialisés permettant de créer ou de corriger des documents PDF et autres documents téléchargeables de manière à ce qu'ils deviennent accessibles aux personnes handicapées.

Standard sur l'accessibilité du multimédia dans un site Web (SGQRI 008-03)

Ce cours vise à apprendre aux participants les règles permettant à toute animation Web, contenu audio ou vidéo, ou formulaires dans un site Web, public ou intranet ou extranet, d'être accessible afin de faciliter son utilisation par toute personne, handicapée ou non.

Évaluation de l'accessibilité d'un site Web selon les standards sur l'accessibilité du gouvernement du Québec

Ce cours a pour but d'aider les artisans du Web dans l'évaluation technique et fonctionnelle de l'accessibilité des pages Web qu'ils créent afin que ces dernières répondent aux besoins d'accessibilité des personnes, handicapées ou non. Il présente une série d'outils et de tests permettant d'évaluer si les contenus d'un site Web gouvernemental satisfont aux exigences du Standard sur l'accessibilité d'un site Web (SGQRI 008-01).

Création de documents Word selon les standards sur l'accessibilité du gouvernement du Québec (SGQRI 008-02)

Ce cours vous permettra de prendre connaissance de nouvelles méthodes de travail afin de rendre les documents Word accessibles. Ces documents pourront par la suite être convertis au format HTML ou PDF afin d'être diffusés sur le Web. C'est pourquoi il sera important de produire des documents en respectant les exigences décrites dans les standards et guides notés ci-dessous afin d'en permettre l'accès à tous.

Introduction to Social Media and Digital Marketing

In this course you will learn how to: Listen to your customers online; Determine the best places to begin building an online presence; Build effective online relationships; Measure your success in the social media world.

Writing for the Web

In this course, you will learn how to: Write Web content that is compelling, concise and searchable; Identify the fundamentals of creating a structured online article; Create content that's optimized for search engines (SEO); Identify techniques for writing quality content that will help you rise above the crowd; Create a practical plan for your content, and how to design your web content to meet your specific business goals.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 1 day

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Creating and Managing a WordPress Website

In this course you will learn how to: Identify what type of Wordpress installation is best suited to your needs; Create and set up a Wordpress website and blog; Create and edit pages and posts; Manage users and comments; Customize your site with themes, widgets and plug-ins; Maintain your site and keep it up to date.

MySQL

MySQL is one of the simplest ways for you to store, manipulate and retrieve large amounts of different types of data. Let us show you the core aspects of the language including how to create a MySQL database, write SQL statements and integrate it with programming languages. We'll also show you some handy MySQL tools to make your life easier.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 2 days

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XML: An Introduction

The future of design is data-driven layouts. And the future is here. XML allows you to tag your content in meaningful ways to describe what it is. With an XML file, you can apply a style sheet and immediately have a web page; apply a transformation style sheet and you can even change the structure of the content on-the-fly; in fact, you can even take that same XML file into a desktop publishing program and create a print-ready design with one click. Put the power of XML to work for you regardless of your design medium.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 2 days

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Creating Accessible Documents in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

In this course you will learn how to: recognize accessibility issues with your content; add accessibility features in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint; Test for accessibility issues

Creating Accessible Documents in Microsoft Word

In this course you will learn how to: Add accessibility features to comply with standards such as WCAG 2.1; Test your document for accessibility compliance and repair issues

Microsoft Windows 10: Part One

This course is intended to help both novice and experienced users become familiar with the many changes that have been made to Windows with this release. By the end of this course, users should be comfortable logging into Windows 10, completing basic actions using its user interface, customizing the user interface, understanding its security features, and using both Microsoft Edge and File Explorer.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 1 day

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Microsoft Windows 10: Part Two

The second part of our Windows 10 courseware will help users become familiar with the many changes that have been made to Windows, including the return of the Start menu and new apps that you can use to complete various tasks. By the end of this course, users should be comfortable modifying Windows 10 settings, managing user accounts, working with default apps, managing devices, managing networks, and securing system data.

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 1 day

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Microsoft WIndows 10 – Transition from Microsoft Windows 8.1

This course is intended to help experienced Windows 8.1 users become familiar with the many changes that have been made to Windows with this release. It focuses on new and improved features in Windows 10, such as the return of the Start menu, Cortana integration, and the addition of Microsoft Edge.

Introduction to Blogging

There are over 160 million blogs on the Web today. Blogging has become one of the primary ways that companies and individuals can build an online presence and position themselves as industry leaders. In this 3 hour workshop you'll learn the benefits of using popular blogging platforms to create and distribute relevant, timely content that can take your business to new levels.

Time: 9am - 12pm
Duration: 1/2 day

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Social Media for Not-For-Profits

Not-for-Profit organizations have recognized the benefits of social media for some time now. Using the tools of the social Web is a cost effective way to spread the word about campaigns and events, drive awareness, and engage with donors and volunteers. In this workshop, you'll learn the basics of how to plan a social media strategy for your non-profit organization that is based on well defined organizational objectives.

Time: 9am - 12pm
Duration: 1/2 day

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Social Media Management

You've been working with social media for a while, and have seen some of the benefits of using these platforms to talk to your customers and distribute your message. However, there are only so many hours in a day, and spending time blogging, tweeting and Facebooking can be very time consuming. In this workshop you'll learn the secret to being more efficient with your social media efforts, from planning and content management to distribution and scheduling.

Time: 9am - 12pm
Duration: 1/2 day

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Twitter and Facebook for Business

More and more, businesses and organizations are realizing the true benefits of Twitter and Facebook for talking to customers, driving web traffic, and ultimately generating more sales and increasing awareness. In this workshop, you'll learn the benefits of using Twitter and Facebook for your business. More than just a how-to, you'll learn how to take a strategic approach to these platforms that will help you to improve your marketing efforts and meet your business goals.

Time: 9am - 12pm
Duration: 1/2 day

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