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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

Learn more about Indigenous Education and Cultural Services

CMS training

The Communications and Marketing Web Team provides CMS training on a request basis for faculty and staff. Training is typically 1.5 hours, but may be more or less depending on the size and experience of the group. Training is a requirement for access to the CMS and must be approved by a manager.

New user/introductory training

Topics covered in new user/introductory training include:

  • Website basics and site structure
  • Metadata and search engine optimization
  • Accessibility and AODA compliance
  • Adding, editing and removing web pages, folders, files and images, including:
    • Text formatting (proper use of text styles)
    • Formatting tables
    • Linking to documents and pages
    • Uploading documents
    • Uploading, resizing and formatting images
    • Adding content from Microsoft Word and other sources
    • Formatting content and layout
      • Multiple columns and rows of content
      • Accordion content
      • Tabbed content
      • Embedding forms
  • Workflows and CMS user roles

Advanced training

Advanced training sessions and topics are tailored to what you want to learn. Some examples of advanced topics include:

  • Anchor and reference linking
  • Blogging
  • Home page content, including:
    • Home page banner images
    • Call-to-action buttons
    • Text or video content
    • News feed
    • Events feed
    • Social media feeds
  • Mega menu sections
  • Photo galleries
    • Batch uploading image files
  • Sidebar call-to-action buttons

Advanced topics are also covered in the online CMS User Guide.

Register for a CMS training session below. Please note that in-person training sessions are typically held at the Downtown location in the 61 Charles Street building. 


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