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Thu 13 Jun 2013
14:00 - 17:00

Venue: University Information Services, 17 Mill Lane Training Room

Provided by: CamTools Training


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CamTools for Research: Getting Started

Thu 13 Jun 2013


CamTools is a system used to create websites to support teaching, research, and collaboration. Within a CamTools site, academics, students, administrators and guests can use a collection of online tools to collaborate, communicate and share resources. Aimed at those intending to use CamTools to support a research project, this course will give you hands-on instruction and practice of using CamTools, managing a site, and adding tools and participants. It will show you how to use tools for sharing resources, making announcements, creating a calendar, setting up forums, using a wiki, and more. You will leave the course with a fully functioning CamTools site, populated with a standard set of tools to support a research project.

Target audience
  • University staff
  • College staff
  • Researchers
  • Further details regarding CamTools' eligibility criteria are available

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Thu 13 Jun 2013   14:00 - 17:00 14:00 - 17:00 University Information Services, 17 Mill Lane Training Room map Anna Nerukh
Topics covered
  • Introduction
  • Logging in
  • Requesting a site
  • Course and Project sites
  • Navigating
  • Adding and managing tools
  • Adding and removing users
  • Resources tool
  • Announcements tool
  • Schedule tool
  • Email tool
  • Site Members tool
  • Forums tool
  • Chat Room tool
  • Schedule tool
  • Wiki tool
  • Web Content tool

To be able to:

  • Understand the CamTools environment
  • Manage participants
  • Manage the appropriate tools

To gain hands on experience of using CamTools, specifically for supporting research

  • Presentations, demonstrations and practicals

One half day session

  • Monthly
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