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A variety 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. Up-to-date training information can always be found in the monthly "Training" column published in Benchmarks Online. Descriptions of these areas and types of training available follow:

  • Academic Computing and User Services (ACUS) no longer offers instructor-led courses, but they may be arranged by special request. Please contact an RSS member or Claudia Lynch if you are interested in taking such a class or wish to have someone offer a class for your students. SPSS, SAS and Introduction to R are offered online. Make sure and check out the RSS Matters article Statistical Resources in the July 2012 issue of Benchmarks Online.

    Special classes can always be arranged with the RSS staff. Also, you can always contact the RSS staff for one-on-one consultation. Please read the FAQ before requesting an appointment though.

  • Computer Based Training (CBT)

    • Microsoft IT Academy -- All students, faculty and staff within the UNT System now have access to online learning via the Microsoft IT Academy. See this article in the July 2012 issue of Benchmarks Online for more information.

    • Microsoft E-Learning -- Microsoft E-Learning courses are available for faculty and staff via our UNT System Microsoft Campus Agreement. See the article in the November 2013 issue of Benchmarks Online for more information.

    • EIS Training Resources -- EIS training is available and expanding. Click here for online tutorials. Questions or comments relating to EIS training should be sent to

    • Business Service Center Training & Development -- Provides training to UNT System institutions: There is also a link to download Office 2010 training (in PowerPoint 2010 format) on the BSC website.

    • UNT Central Web Support provides "End-User and Administrative Support for hosted general web sites, and Drupal websites for academic and administrative departments."  Visit their website for "How-Tos about Everything."

    • CLEAR -- CLEAR offers courses especially for Faculty Members. CLEAR training includes: 

      • Blackboard
      • Turnitin
      • Turning Point
      • Assessment
      • Teaching Effectiveness
      • Respondus

      Please check out CLEAR's training and event calendar at for the latest information regarding Blackboard, CLEAR's initiatives, and on campus instructional events.

      Further information can be found here.


      The University of North Texas is a premium member of Sloan-C College Pass. To request FREE ENROLLMENT in an online workshop by Sloan-C, please contact Amber Bryant with the name and date of the workshop selected.   

      Please click on the link above to see the available 2014 workshops. 

    • Ed2go -- Ed2go are courses that are offered, for a fee, to UNT faculty, staff and students as well as the general public. According to the CALL website:

      CALL has partnered up to provide online learning on a variety of topics. From standardized test preparation to database programming to training for libraries and their staff, there’s a variety of areas from which to choose in online learning. 

      The online minicourses, provided in conjunction with Ed2go, are standardized 12-lesson modules released over a six week period. (Courses are active for eight weeks to provide some flexibility). Each module features a quiz. Lessons are instructor-led and course participants and instructor communicate through a course discussion board. Lessons can be downloaded and saved. At the end of the course there is a final quiz. A passing grade opens a window that allows students to print out a course completion certificate.

      Most courses are $89, and UNT faculty, staff and students may receive a $10 discount.

      For additional information surf over to  Visit the Ed2go blog here.

    • Information Security Awareness -- The ITSS Information Security team offers Information Security Awareness training to all UNT faculty and staff. 

      It is a policy requirement that ALL staff take an information security course at least once a year.

      See July's "Link of the Month" for the latest information about Security Awareness trianing.

    • Info~Tech, UNT's IT Research Partner -- Info~Tech is UNT's IT research partner. UNT System, UNT, UNT Health Science Center and UNT Dallas employees have access to Info~Tech research at: (click on the UNT System name to login).  Your standard EUID and Password gains you access to the Info~Tech system. Please take a moment to read their terms and conditions by clicking through the agreement when you set up your profile the first time you log in.

    • 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 website reveals some interesting possibilities.

    • New Horizons Computer Learning Centers -- New Horizins is a DIR vendor, which means that state agencies, like UNT, get special pricing for their services negotiated at the State level (click here for more information about DIR vendors).  New Horizons offers courses at their own facilities in Dallas and Fort Worth, but will arrange for onsite training as well. 


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