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ITS Tutorials: ATS Tech Boot Camp

Welcome to the USD Information Technologies Tutorials site.

All workshops continue to be offered at no charge to students, faculty, and staff at USD. So take advantage and register for the training you want today!

NEW! Faculty Learn at Lunch
Register today for a FREE Faculty Learn at Lunch to take an 90 minute in-depth focus on our newer academic technologies: Collaborate, Turnitin, Mediasite and Mobile Device Apps.

NEW! Student Quickstart 30 minute trainings in Serra 205
Check out the latest whiteboard schedule in Serra 205 for quick tips & tricks sessions including a tour of Blackboard, Excel basics, and a comparison of Presentation tools you can use to make your semester start off successfully.

Training Calendar for Workshops
View the calendar or sign-up for one of the topics below to get started. These instructor-led workshops taught in a classroom lab of less than 15 participants gives you the chance to learn software and applications hands-on.

Customized Departmental Training
Tell us about your specific departmental needs. You handle booking the campus location and we identify and provide a qualified trainer for your chosen training topic. Perfect for groups of 8 or more that need a tailored solution.

On-Demand Training
Choose from our limited list of courses offered and we will pair you with a training solution that fits your needs. (Request a 2 Week Trial Account)
USD has partnered with to provide on-demand software training to all campus users. Lynda training offers nearly 110,000 video tutorials on leading software topics like Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, audio and video editing applications, and many more. These high-quality tutorials are taught by industry experts and available 24/7 for convenient, self-paced learning.

Featured online training:Microsoft Office EndNote | Qualtrics | Turnitin | MATLAB and Simulink

Cancellation Policy

If you cannot attend a workshop for which you have registered, we do appreciate you taking the time to cancel. Frequently, instructors will prepare hand-outs and cancelling will help save valuable energy and resources.

NEW! Faculty Learn at Lunch
Register today for a FREE Faculty Learn at Lunch (1pm - 2:30pm) to take an 90 minute in-depth focus on our newer academic technologies:

May 9 - Mobile Device Apps

Faculty: Visit the Instructional Technology site for information about other technology events.

ATS Tech Boot Camp

Introductory Instructional Technology

Want to try something new in your classroom in 2013? Are you ready to take on a new tool or approach to teaching and learning?

Whether you're a new or a seasoned pro you'll likely benefit from our annual ATS Boot Camp: a two-day drop-in extravaganza!

Simply drop-by at the times designated or attend a formal workshop.

Thursday, January 23th - Serra 205, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm & Serra 204 12:30pm - 5:00 pm

9:00am - 12:00am Drop-In Session
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch (Bring your own)
1:00pm - 4:00pm Drop-In Session

Friday, January 24th - Serra 204

9:00am - 12:00pm Drop-In Session
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch (Bring your own)
1:00pm - 2:00pm Drop-In Session
2:00pm - 3:00pm
3:00pm - 4:00pm Drop-In Session

BOOT CAMP training includes the following topics:

The Classroom Technologies:

Document Camera
Dual-Boot Mac/PC basics

Platforms and Software:

MS Office
Plagiarism Detection: SafeAssign & TurnItIn

Collaboration Solutions:

Adobe Connect Pro
Podcasting and iTunes U

Individual Consultation:

Technology consultation
Best practices of academic technology
Student Technology Assistant Program


  • Basic Computer Skills
  • MySanDiego Account and Password

Tutorial documents:

We are not offering “ATS Tech Boot Camp” this semester. It was last offered on January 24th, 2014.


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