ACUS Short Courses |
Computer Based Training |
Electronic Communications | Human Resources
Courses | CLEAR |
UNT Mini-courses | Central Web
Support Tutorials | EIS
of training opportunities are available to students, faculty, and
staff members at UNT. The links above will take you to the various
Websites associated with computer training at UNT. Descriptions of
these areas and types of training available follow:
- Academic Computing and User Services (ACUS) offers, from time to time, instructor-led
short courses -- available to students, faculty, and staff --
every semester. It is requested that you pre-register to attend.
Announcements on course availability etc. are published monthly
in Benchmarks Online,
the Computing Center Online Newsletter. Typical courses cover the following topics:
|New Technologies for Survey Research
* SPSS and SAS classes are now offered only online:
RSS staff will still be available for consultation on SPSS and SAS.
Another class available online is Introduction to R .
Faculty members can request customized, instructor-led
short courses on topics geared to their class needs. These
courses would typically be on the topics listed above or those
that are in the skill set of ACUS staff
members. Contact ACUS for
more information (ISB 119, 940-565-4068, firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Microsoft Outlook Training and more
The Messaging Systems Group has all sorts of useful information on
their website , including tutorials and FAQs. The home page displays a list of their newest tutorials with tutorial topic pages displaying the most accessed pages. You can search the site for whatever you're interested via a Search Box on the left-hand side of the page.
Resources Courses are offered to staff and faculty
members on a variety of topics and they have a new comprehensive
Consult Central Web Support for assistance in acquiring
“Internet services and support.” As described on their
CWS provides Internet services and support to UNT
faculty, staff and students. Services include allocating
and assisting departments, campus organizations and
faculty with web space and associated applications.
Additionally, CWS assists web developers with databases
and associated web applications, troubleshooting
problems, support and service.
CLEAR offers courses especially for Faculty
Members. A list of topics and further information can be found
The center also offers a "Brown Bag" series which meets for lunch one Wednesday a month (recently changed from 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
CLEAR Website. Scheduled meeting dates for the rest of the school year are:
- January 26
- February 23
- March 23
- April 20
- Information Security Awareness
The UNT Information Security team has been offering
Information Security Awareness courses to all UNT faculty and staff. Topics to
be covered will include workstation security, sensitive data handling, copyright
infringement issues, identity theft, email security, and more.
information, or if you would like to request a customized course to be taught
for your department, contact Gabe Marshall at x4062, or at
Also, Information Security Training is
now available through
Calendar has all sorts of events listed throughout the
semester, including training.
State of Texas
Department of Information Resources
Another possible source of training for staff
and, perhaps, faculty members is the Texas Department of
Information Resources. A look at their Education and Training
reveals some interesting possibilities. For example, under
Industry Sites Offering Free E-Learning Opportunities of Interest to IR Staff is a list of companies who offer free online training on a wide variety of topics. This training takes many forms including webinars, podcasts, and virtual conferences.
- A lot of training
information is also available via the Internet. Google is probably as good a place to start as any, but if you have a favorite search engine besides Google, go there.