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Short Courses

By Claudia Lynch, Benchmarks Online Editor

Fall Short Courses have been scheduled and people are signing up. Surf over to the Short Courses page to see the what is being offered and information about registration. No classes are full yet, but that may not be true for long if you are interested in taking "Getting Started with DreamWeaver MX,"  "Beginning Fireworks MX," and/or "Integrating Fireworks MX and DreamWeaver MX."

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, lynch@unt.edu).

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.

EIS Training

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 Traci Carter at tcarter@unt.edu, indicating the date you plan to attend and for which class.  Because seats are limited, please respond early to assure a spot in the training session of your choice.

Timekeeper Training

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

  •   Wednesday, Oct 6
  •  Wednesday, Nov 3
  •  Wednesday, Dec 1

GroupWise Training

Information about GroupWise training can be found at the GroupWise course site.

If would like to have a Basic GroupWise seminar for your area, please contact Jason Gutierrez, Network Computing Services, jasong@unt.edu.

GroupWise SPAM class: A class on using GroupWise to Combat Unsolicited Email (a.k.a SPAM) was offered on March 25th, 2004. If you were unable to participate in this class, it will be offered again. Until then, the class materials are available online in PDF format (Acrobat) at http://ncs.unt.edu/gw/basicgroupwise/downloads/PDF/Dealing_with_SPAM.pdf.

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

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.

UNT Mini-Courses

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 Benchmarks Online.

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