Training

Securing your website at Duke: Best practices for communicators and developers

Duke websites present a significant risk to the university and can provide an avenue of attack against other Duke systems. To help website owners and developers secure their sites, the IT Security Office (ITSO), Office of Information Technology (OIT) and Office of Marketing and Strategic Communications (OMSC) have developed guidance and options for those managing websites at Duke in the Duke web hosting policy (https://security.duke.edu/policies/web-hosting) and Web Security Standards.

Student TechFair West Campus

The "I Heart Tech" Fair will introduce students to technology resources at Duke including 3D printing, virtual reality, apps, storage options and more. Drop in for Chick-fil-a and valentine's day goodies anytime between 12-2pm at the Technology Engagement Center in the Telecom Bldg. (between Pratt & Bostock). We'll have a fun Valentine themed photo booth, giveaways and prize drawings including a chance to win a pair of Beats headphones!

OIT Training Learn IT @ Lunch: Digital Flyers: Design tips on creating engaging flyers (and an overview of DukeFlyer 2.0) 

Creating digital flyers can be fun and easy. This event will take you through the process on how to use existing templates to create a compelling flyer in familiar applications such as PowerPoint. Once you've created your flyer, we will review how you can submit it for inclusion on many of the 100s of digital signs located across all of Duke's campuses using the DukeFlyer 2.0 system. Learn IT @ Lunch is designed to be an opportunity to learn about technology in a relaxed lunch environment. Each session includes a presentation followed by Q & A.

OIT Training Learn IT @ Lunch: Pad and IOS 11 - Productivity Apple

Learn about the newest features of iOS 11 and how the iPad can help keep you productive while being completely mobile. Learn tips about the newest OS and explore features that have use cases applicable to your personal life as well as the classroom. Learn IT @ Lunch is designed to be an opportunity to learn about technology in a relaxed lunch environment. Each session includes a presentation followed by Q & A. No pre-registration is required. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis. NOTE: Lunch is not provided. Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch.

OIT Training Learn IT @ Lunch: Fundamentals of Web Accessibility

Please note: This event is being rescheduled to Feb. 7, noon -1, 217 Perkins Library.The goal of this session is to explain the fundamentals of web accessibility. This session will explain the concepts around web accessibility, 508 compliance, and WCAG compliance. Participants will be armed with a list of resources for testing and improving their sites. This session will share easy changes that content editors can make today to improve a site's level of accessibility, as well as review simple requests you can make from your developers to improve compliance.

OIT Training Learn IT @ Lunch: Protecting yourself against identity theft

Have you received a notice that your personal information was exposed in a data breach? In the wake of the massive Equifax data breach in 2017, learn what you can do to keep your personal information secure - and steps to take if your identity is stolen. Learn IT @ Lunch is designed to be an opportunity to learn about technology in a relaxed lunch environment. Each session includes a presentation followed by Q & A. No pre-registration is required. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis. NOTE: Lunch is not provided. Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch.

OIT Training Learn IT @ Lunch: Take Part in Duke Sustainability Efforts - Best Practices to using technology in your work environment & more...

Join Program Coordinator Rebecca Hoeffler in her workshop on how to incorporate sustainability into the work place to improve productivity and office community. The presentation will include physical infrastructure and behavioral changes, and how to use technology to make your workplace more sustainable. Those who join the session will receive access to the Green Workplace Certification Checklist to certify your department. Also, participants will receive a free sustainable duke water bottle, while supplies last.

OIT Training Learn IT @ Lunch: Augmented Reality in Higher Education

Augmented reality (AR) is showing up frequently in articles and advertisements we all see. Have you been wondering what all the hype is about? Maybe you've had a chance to try it out, but wonder how it might be used at Duke? This panel will help you understand more about what AR is and will provide a few examples of how it is being explored in higher education. Projects ranging from the Microsoft HoloLens to phone-based examples will be included. Learn IT @ Lunch is designed to be an opportunity to learn about technology in a relaxed lunch environment.

OIT Training Learn IT @ Lunch: Traveling with Technology Panel Discussion

Can you take your Duke laptop to India? Should you check your work e-mail from your hotel in China? Panelists will address these questions and many more as they discuss the convenience and challenges of traveling internationally with technology. Learn about best practices for bringing devices and data with you overseas and how to comply with evolving regulations for flying and traveling outside of the U.S and at border entries around the world. Hear advice on how to reduce exposure to cybersecurity threats and how to securely access Duke technology resources from overseas.

OIT Training Learn IT @ Lunch: A Hands-on Guide to Captioning at Duke

Video closed captioning is a key component of Duke's strategy for ensuring that materials our community places on the web are accessible to users with disabilities. OIT's Joel Crawford-Smith and Todd Stabley will discuss how Duke's guidelines around web accessibility are driving efforts to caption video on campus, and talk about practical solutions in use at Duke for captioning video.

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