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- Technical Training
for campus network managers and other interested faculty and staff
A variety of training opportunities are
available to students, faculty, and staff members at UNT. Among these are:
Faculty members can request customized
short courses on topics, geared to their
class needs, such as "Introduction to SPSS,"
"Introduction to SAS," "Introduction to S-Plus,"
"Developing a Home Page with FrontPage," and more. Other groups
can also request special courses. Contact ACS for more information (ISB
119, 940-565-4068, firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Computer Based Training (CBT)is
available via SmartForce (formerly CBT Systems), this Web-enabled
catalog of courses features training in such topics as Cisco Desktop
Language Basics, Oracle 8i and Microsoft Office 2000. The quality of
self-paced instructional materials is thorough and rigorous enough to
provide the training needed for certification in these topics but also
easily configurable for the casual user who simply wants to know how
to make a better Excel spreadsheet. Click here
for a list of courses and more information about SmartForce.
- The following handouts for computer training are
- Adobe Acrobat Reader Format only for the
- The UNT
Calendar has all sorts of events listed throughout the semester,
- The Center for Distributed
Learning offers courses especially for Faculty Members. Topics
include Web Course Management, Videoconferencing, Graphics Production,
Audio Capture, Video Capture, Course Authoring Software, and various
Quicktime VR, and Streaming Media.
The center offers a "Brown Bag" series
which meets for lunch the first Thursday of each month at Noon in ISB
204. 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. Each meeting is followed, for those interested
in using WebCT®, by a one hour orientation for beginners in ISB 203.
More information on these activities can be found at the Center
for Distributed Learning Web site.
- The UNT Libraries'
Multimedia Development Lab also offers free training to all
University of North Texas faculty and staff in the basics of FrontPage
98 and information architecture. For more information visit the
Multimedia Development Lab's home page at http://www.library.unt.edu/mmdl
- Technical Training
for campus network managers is available through the Campus-Wide
Networks division of the Computing Center. Some of the seminars,
such as one on disaster recovery/business continuity planning
techniques, may be of interest to others on campus as well.
- UNT Mini-Courses offers a
variety of courses, for a fee, to UNT faculty, staff, students and the
community at large. As a matter of fact, the Center for Continuing
Education and Conference Management has a new program for interdepartmental
training in business computer literacy. These classes are offered for a fee but discounts are given to those
associated with UNT, and Inter-departmental Orders are accepted. For additional information,
call (940) 565-3482 or surf over to http://www.unt.edu/ccecm/cont_ed/Minicourse/Courses/UNT_Computers.htm
You can search for more training information by using
one of the many search facilities available on the World Wide Web such
as Yahoo! and Alta
Vista. If you use Netscape you can click on the Net
Search button and choose from the search facilities offered there.
It is a good idea to do a search using more than one facility because
they don't all work the same way. Using various search
facilities maximizes your chances of finding all the available
information on your topic of interest.
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