Training

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Training Provided by SAIT

SAIT provides training options for the following systems.  If you have any questions,  contact trainer Chris Walker (cewalker@northwestern.edu)

Cascade (Content Management System)

Student Affairs departments (except Health Services and Norris) use Cascade (Content Management System) recommended by Web Communications.  SAIT conducts Cascade training classes once a month.  To request cascade training click on the red "Help" button to place your request. 

Accessibility Guidelines For Content Providers

Student Affairs in partnership with Students with Disabilities have developed the Accessibility Guidelines for web content providers/architects and editors. To request Web Accessibility Guidelines training click on the red "Help" button to place your request. The training also includes the following guidelines to assist web editors in creating accessible web content:

Vendor Training Options

  • Axis TV

Student Affairs has subscribed to on-line training options for Axis TV content managers.  The vendor will also conduct on-site training with applicable training fees.  To request more information about Axis TV training, click on the red "Help" button to place your request.

  • RMS

RMS offers training on-site or staff can travel to RMS’s training facility.  To request more information about RMS training, click on the red "Help" button to place your request.

Other Training Resources

The Office of Human Resources provides a comprehensive offering of computer applications classes.  More information is available at the following web site:

Commercial Training Options

Numerous training opportunities are available with off-campus commercial training organizations, usually at a cost.  To request assistance locating commercial training options, click on the red "Help" button to place your request.