ATS Training

Take a class to improve your technology skills! Each semester Information Technology Services (ITS) offers formal training workshops on a spectrum of supported IT, academic and web technologies.  ITS invites you to review the self-service  IT Training Calendar or Course Schedule for the latest course offerings. Simply click Register and then Add to Calendar to save on your personal calendar. Return to manage your previous and future registrations using the My Classes page.

Space for these courses is limited. Please, cancel if you cannot attend. As the IT Calendar is self-service, we ask that you please cancel your registration 24 hours in advance if you are unable to attend a training. To cancel, click the My Classes icon and then click Cancel Registration.

Academic Technology Services Spring ‘18 offerings

Faculty Professional Development

Flipped Lecture and Screen Recording
Final Cut Pro X Video Editing
Web Conferencing using Zoom
Academic and Classroom Video Creation Basics

Students, Faculty and Staff

Microsoft workshops from IT:  

MS Excel: Basics
MS Excel: Beyond the Basics
MS Sway for Engaging Presentations
MS OneNote for Effective Note-taking
MS Access for Database
Poster Creation: Design using PowerPoint
Print Design 101: PowerPoint for Non-designer

Adobe workshops from visual media experts:

Adobe InDesign
Adobe Photoshop Basics
Adobe Acrobat Pro for Beginners
Using Adobe Spark for Class Assignments

Google: Q & A  to answer specific questions and Google Mail Merge for office communications.

Qualtrics for Research Surveys at USD

Custom and On Demand Training

Customized Department Training - (for groups of  8 or more) Fill out an IT Training Request  and tell us about your specific departmental or class needs, such as Blackboard and any university supported software. You book the location and we identify and provide a qualified trainer for your chosen training topic. Contact:
Self-paced, On DemandRequest an On Demand training by completing the form. 
One-on-One Faculty ConsultationsOn specific course design topics, schedule a 30-minute segment between 9:00am and 4:00pm on the iTeam Consultation Calendar.
Book an Expert Need help with Classroom technology, Video Editing, Doc Camera, Digital Images: Scanning & Camera, select Adobe products, media software training for projects related to academic course needs. Contact (2-weeks only - limited availability) IT provides rotational licenses to faculty and staff to access the self-paced tutorial library on leading software products and topics. Request a  2-week license.
Vendor-offered Live Workshops - Faculty Turnitin Live Expert Training, Respondus for Instructors webinars, and Qualtrics product support.  
Student Quickstart Training (30 min long) is offered at the collaboration center at Serra 205 lab, ext. 2765 or via e-mail at