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Use the calendar below to view the upcoming Training sessions. Descriptions can be found below the calendar. Fundamentals One and Two are repeated frequently, so you don't need to sign up for them multiple times (unless you want to repeat the session).

Don't see something on the schedule? Email SmartBuilder Support and make a request!

All times are Pacific Daylight Time (GMT-7) until November.

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Section 508

10a-12p Pacific
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Fundamentals I

10a-12p Pacific
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Fundamentals II

10a-12p Pacific
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Variables

10a-12p Pacific
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Lists

10a-12p Pacific
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Styles and Themes

10a-12p Pacific
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Fundamentals I

10a-12p Pacific
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Fundamentals II

10a-12p Pacific
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Free Live Training

Training is conducted every week via web-conferencing. The training uses a hands-on format so you will get plenty of opportunity for practice. Each session is only 2 hrs long so you can squeeze them into your busy day. Fundamentals One and Two are repeated each month, so you don't need to sign up for Fundamentals One twice.

 

Fundamentals I

Topics:

  • Workflow overview
  • Laying out objects
  • Creating basic actions
  • Adding and editing pages
  • Creating master pages
  • Using templates

Can't attend this session? Watch the Getting Started video tutorials which cover the same topics.

 

Fundamentals II

Topics:

  • Grouping objects using Stacks
  • Creating conditional actions
  • Adding and editing pages
  • Creating master pages
  • Using templates

Can't attend this session? Watch the Getting Started video tutorials which cover the same topics.

 

Variables

In this session we'll create actions that allow objects to pass information between one another. We'll also look at the different types of variables, Text, Number, and True/False, and create interactions with each of them.

Topics:

  • Using dynamic values
  • Using variables

This session assumes that you have already taken the Fundamentals I and II training sessions.

Can't attend this session? Watch this video tutorial that covers the same topics.

 

Lists

Training is conducted via web-conferencing. The training uses a hands-on format so you will get plenty of opportunity for practice (make sure that you have an active SmartBuilder account). Each session is only 2 hrs long so you can squeeze them into your busy day.

In this session we'll look at how to save time by creating lists and tag lists. We'll use For Loops and some advanced features to handle repetative tasks easily.

Topics:

  • List type variables
  • Action loops
  • Tag lists
  • Component actions

This session assumes that you have already taken the Fundamentals I, Fundamentals II, and the Variables training sessions.

 

Drag and Drop

In this session we'll look at how to choose between Drag and Drop templates and use them in your lesson. We'll also set up a number of Drag and Drop interactions from scratch, allowing you to create fully customized interactions.

Topics:

  • Choosing and applying templates
  • Defining Drag objects and Drop Zones
  • Pairing Drags to correct Drop Zones
  • Create distractors
  • Using immediate feedback
  • Setting up delayed feedback

This session assumes that you have already taken the Fundamentals I and II training sessions.

Can't attend this session? Watch this video tutorial that covers the same topics.

 

Styles and Themes

Training is conducted via web-conferencing. The training uses a hands-on format so you will get plenty of opportunity for practice (make sure that you have an active SmartBuilder account). Each session is only 2 hrs long so you can squeeze them into your busy day. This particular session is 1 hour long.

In this session we'll learn how to create our own Themes to quickly change the appearance of lessons.

Topics:

  • Create new Themes
  • Edit existing Styles for buttons, text, and other objects
  • Create new new Styles for different situations
  • Share Themes between users
  • Use the Copy Format and Paste Format feature

This session assumes that you have already taken the Fundamentals I and II training sessions, and are generally familiar with changing the appearance of objects.

 

Section 508

Training is conducted via web-conferencing. The training uses a hands-on format so you will get plenty of opportunity for practice (make sure that you have an active SmartBuilder account). Each session is only 2 hrs long so you can squeeze them into your busy day.

In this session we'll look at how to follow Section 508 guidelines to create accessible content. We will primarily focus on the technical aspects of creating your lessons to work with screenreaders.

Topics:

  • Tab order
  • Making interactive objects screenreader accessible
  • Making text screenreader accessible
  • Setting focus

This session assumes that you have already taken the Fundamentals I and II training sessions.