Technical training is available from several groups at Brown. Along with the links below, check the squares on the bottom half of front page of for a monthly announcement with all known tech trainings and events.

Group Type of Training For
CIS Computer Education Applications including Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Google suite. Workshops listed in Workday Learning. Staff, Faculty, Graduate Students
CIS Instructional Technology Group Supports teaching and learning at Brown through researching and promoting new technologies and providing consultation on effective pedagogical practices. Workshop Calendar Faculty, teaching Graduate Students, Staff who support Faculty
PASS Program Applications including Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite (varies year to year). Training Calendar Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
Information Security Group Security awareness classes offered both online and occsionally in person, on how to protect institutional as well as personal information. Send an email to to schedule a customized class for your department. Staff, Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
University Library Tools for research and scholarship such as Endnote, statistical software packages like SPSS. Workshop Calendar Staff, Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
Center for Learning & Professional Development Occasionally offer staff workshops related to email and digital communications. Workshops listed in Workday Learning. Staff

Training Topics

Looking for training for a specific computer application? Below you'll find information about training available on campus as well as online and elsewhere in Providence. We will continue to add more topics below.

Adobe Creative Suite (e.g., Photoshop, Illustrator)
FileMaker (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Google Apps at Brown (e.g., Gmail, Docs, Sites)
Microsoft Office
Web Publishing

Adobe Creative Suite



Google Apps for Education

Microsoft Office

Computer Education, registration  on Workday Learning

Web Publishing