How to delete a file on Cascade 8

Login into CMS: https://cms.tamhsc.edu/login.act 2. After you log in, you will be directed to the new cascade dashboard. 3. To delete a file, you will go to the top left corner and select your website. 4. Once you have selected your website, you will see the site content. 5. Go through the folder until you […]

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How to edit a page on Cascade 8

Login into CMS: https://cms.tamhsc.edu/login.act 2. After you log in, you will be directed to the new cascade dashboard. 3. To edit a webpage, you will go to the top left corner and select your website. 4. Once you have selected your website, you will see the site content. 5. Click on the page you want […]

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Tips for Developing PDF Forms

It is important that forms on our websites be usable and accessible. We’ve developed some simple guidelines to assist you with form building at the HSC. Best practices Develop a consistent heading for all forms that indicates the office of origin and contact information Utilize consistent fonts that are easy to read (see HSC Brand […]

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Accessibility of Web Documents

Texas Government Code 2054, Subchapter M, enacted in 2005, requires that all state agencies, including universities and institutions of higher education, provide state employees and members of the public access to and use of electronic information resources. State web accessibility standards, outlined in Texas Administrative Code Chapter 206, are in alignment with federal regulations as […]

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Web Accessibility Guidelines

According to the Department of Information Resources, “Electronic Information Resource [or EIR] accessibility means providing electronic information and services in a variety of ways that does not depend on a single sense or ability.” This includes all information on external and internal TAMHSC websites. When planning new web pages or sites, accessibility should always be […]

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Accessibility exception request form

Background: TAMHSC strives to provide everyone equal access and opportunity to discover, communicate, and apply knowledge and abilities. Ours is a culture of inclusiveness, so that, regardless of an individual’s abilities or disabilities, everyone can access information easily. This applies to all new or changed webpages and web content and all other EIR goods and […]

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Contact Your Webmaster/Communicator

Webmasters Before contacting your Webmaster about CMS questions, please check online training resources in the CMS section of the Help Desk Knowledge Base. College of Medicine Dhwani Chauhan, chauhan@medicine.tamhsc.edu College of Dentistry Art Upton, aupton@tamhsc.edu School of Public Health Stephen Arnold, sarnold@sph.tamhsc.edu For all others, contact Jeremy Tarpley, tarpley@tamhsc.edu Communicators During the course of creating web pages, […]

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Web Accessibility

Web Accessibility is about reaching as much of our target audience as possible. According to the Department of Information Resources, “Electronic Information Resource [or EIR] accessibility means providing electronic information and services in a variety of ways that does not depend on a single sense or ability.” It allows those with mild, moderate, and sometimes even […]

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Intro to Web Writing

Effective web writing follows an inverted pyramid style. The most important information is presented first, with additional supporting details to follow. By putting the main idea first, readers can decide if the content is relevant and either read more or move on. Do’s Be concise Start with the conclusion, then follow with the details Know your […]

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Webconferencing through a Google+ Hangout

  Video chat with up to 9 people with Hangouts on Google+. Hangouts are perfect for small group meetings, collaborations or quick discussions. Find out more about Hangouts.   Follow these simple steps to give it a try for your next meeting: 1. Go to Google+ Hangouts and click “Start a hangout.”   2. Sign […]

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