Course info

Course name, Basic CMS Administration

University Communications Type of course Scala (Digital Signage) User Training

About the course

Upcoming Classes

Class times are Eastern Time (UTC-05:00)

Class info 1

Jun 21 (Fri), 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Location: Online

Class info 2

Jul 24 (Wed), 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: 218 Anne Belk Hall, CETLSS Classroom, rm. 222


This workshop is required for App State users who will be working in the Scala Content Management System (CMS) and managing one or more Scala screens. It must be completed before access to Scala CMS will be granted.

This workshop introduces users to the Scala Content Management System (CMS) at Appalachian. Also appropriate for anyone wanting a refresher.

More information


  • Manage/upload media to Scala CMS
  • Set media properties
  • Create playlists and set playlist properties
  • Manage playlists and add/remove media
  • Channels, schedules and players
  • Best practices and troubleshooting


  • Recommended attendance at an Intro to Scala: Media Design session
  • You will need basic computer skills to navigate the Internet and use common screen controls


  • Heather Brandon

Please contact a course administrator for additional information.