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13 May 2008
New DE Training Session: Grading Student Assignments Electronically

The Office of Distance Education is pleased to announce a new training session, Using the Technology You Already Have: Electronic Grading in Microsoft Word 2003 being offered for the first time on Wednesday, May 21, 2008 from 9:00-10:30 a.m. in 174 Self Hall.

This training gives step-by-step instruction for four options to electronically grade student assignments in Microsoft Word: track changes, reviewing toolbar, using macros to create a custom toolbar, and voice comments.

This workshop is geared towards faculty/staff who have at least an intermediate level knowledge of Microsoft Word (existing users of the software who can create, edit, format, print, save files in various formats; run spell checker; cut, copy, and paste text/images; use left and right-click mouse functionality; must possess file management skills such as creating copies of files, creating folders, moving files to and from folders in different directories, etc.).

To register for this training session, please send an email to or call (256) 782-8172 no later than noon, Tuesday, June 20, 2008.

For more information on training opportunities offered by the Office of Distance Education please visit

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