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By Claudia Lynch, Benchmarks Online Editor
The fall Short Courses are just about over. Surf over to the Short Courses page to see the classes that remain and information about registration. We plan to offer similar classes next semester.
Customized Short Courses
Faculty members can request customized short courses from ACS, geared to their class needs. Other groups can request special courses also. Contact ACS for more information (ISB 119, 565-4068, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Especially for Faculty and Staff Members
In addition to the ACS Short Courses, which are available to students, faculty and staff, staff and faculty members can take courses offered through the Human Resources Department, the Center for Distributed Learning, and the UNT Libraries' Multimedia Development Lab. Additionally, the Center for Continuing Education and Conference Management offers a variety of courses to both UNT and the general community, usually for a small fee.
Electronic Procurement (ePro) Training Classes
The following dates have been set for training. Note there are two classes
given on each date - an Approver's class and an ePro Coordinator's class. Please
e-mail Tina Koenig, email@example.com, indicating
the date you plan to attend and for which class. We'll attempt to
hold classes every Tuesday, unless otherwise advised.
Note: If you have not submitted an ePro DeptID Holder Information Form or an ePro Coordinators Information Form, please print out the forms attached and bring the applicable form with you to the training class or fill the form out on-line and attach it to your email requesting registration. This is necessary in order to establish security for your use of the system.
All Timekeeper Training sessions are held in ESSC 152 from 9:00am-Noon. You can register online (https://home.unt.edu/hr/training/treg.htm) or by calling (940) 565-4246.
Timekeeper Session Dates
Purchasing and Payment Services 3 - Part Training
Presented by the PPS Team, these sessions will lead participants through the Policies and Laws effecting Procurement including Contracts, Bid Requirements, Independent Contractors and the utilization of HUB vendors. Sessions also include information concerning Travel, Check Requests, Tracking Inventory and use of the Purchasing Card.
Our new and improved training is beneficial to all UNT employees who do purchasing, inventory, process travel, or utilize a purchasing card. All classes will be held in Marquis Hall, Room 118:
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for registration.
Student Records Level I Training
The Registrar's Office has announced EIS Student Records Level I Training for
the fall. Please review the training schedule below for available times and
Dates for Level I training in ESSC 152 lab:
Faculty Grading in EIS
Training sessions concerning how to assign grades via the EIS Grade
Roster are now available. To Register contact Sara Akers at
She must have the following information: NAME, EUID, Email Address,
Registration Date and Time.
Information about GroupWise training can be found at the GroupWise course site.
If you missed the class, the handout for the GroupWise 6.5 JunkMail Class is online at http://basicgroupwise.unt.edu/downloads/PDF/Dealing_with_SPAM.pdf.
Basic GroupWise 6.5 Class 3
This class shows you how to use the GroupWise client to check other email accounts you might have (i.e. aol, charter, eaglemail, etc.) using POP3 and IMAP protocols. GroupWise can now be your one stop place for all your email accounts. Also covered is saving your email messages as MS Word documents, and setting the default fonts in GroupWise.
In Chapter 12 we cover setting up multi-user calendars, where you have visual side-by-side access to yours and others GroupWise calendars. In addition we will cover busy searches, and auto-dating appointments.
Questions on any GroupWise topic will also be entertained. If there
is something that you missed or would like to go over from the fist two
classes, please come.
If would like to have a Basic GroupWise seminar for your area, please contact Jason Gutierrez, Network Computing Services, email@example.com.
Center for Distributed Learning
The Center for Distributed Learning offers courses especially for Faculty Members. A list of topics and further information can be found at http://www.unt.edu/cdl/training_events/index.htm
The center also offers a "Brown Bag" series which meets for lunch the first Thursday of each month at Noon in Chilton 245. The purpose of this group is to bring faculty members together to share their experiences with distributed learning. One demonstration will be made at each meeting by a faculty member with experience in distributed learning. More information on these activities can be found at the Center for Distributed Learning Website.
Technical Training for campus network managers is available, from time to time, through the Network Computing Services (NCS) division of the Computing and Information Technology Center. Check the NCS site to see if and when they are offering any training.
There are a variety of courses offered, for a fee, to UNT faculty, staff and students as well as the general public. For additional information surf over to http://www.pware.com/index.cfm?clientid=2694a
Alternate Forms of Training
Many of the General Access Labs around campus have tutorials installed on their computers. For example, the College of Education has Macromedia Tutorials for DreamWeaver 4.0, Flash 5.0 and Fireworks 4.0.
The Training Web site has all sorts of information about alternate forms of training. Computer Based Training (CBT) is one of the alternatives offered.
For further information on CBT at UNT,
Check Out the CBT
Website for all Your Online Training Needs
in the July issue of
For further information on CBT at UNT, Check Out the CBT Website for all Your Online Training Needs in the July issue of Benchmarks Online.