PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR FACULTY AND STAFF
Workshops in the below subjects are offered by the Office of Information Technology. If you are interested in a workshop for your staff, department, or school, or would like one on one consultation, please email your request to email@example.com.
Please also look for announcements about different workshops offered by the Digital Learning Lab (DLL). Their workshops are open to all student, faculty, and staff.
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- Basic: basic introduction to Excel, including formatting and simple formula creation
- Intermediate: strategies for creating formulas, how to create graphs/charts, and how to mail merge
- Advanced: how to recode data (using IF statements), how to summarize data by using pivot tables
- Text Editing and Images: how to edit text, including lists, and how to insert images
- Links and Tables: how to link to other pages, documents, and anchors, and how to create tables
*** Please note that these classes are offered only to CGU staff who are responsible for editing CGU web pages. The steps taught in these classes are specific to the web editing software used at CGU and probably will not apply to other web editing software used outside of CGU.
- PeopleSoft Basics: This in an introductory workshop that covers basic tasks, including, but not limited to: logging into PeopleSoft, navigating, changing password, establishing favorites, viewing biographical/demographic information; viewing enrollment summary, etc.
- Department Training: This workshop covers tasks a department user may perform, including, but not limited to: enrollment request, waitlists, pre-requisites, batch transcripts, class search, grade rosters, etc.
- Faculty Training: This workshop covers tasks a faculty member may perform, including, but not limited to: grade roster, online grade submissions, class roster, manage advisees, etc.
- Query Basics: This workshop covers topics on using queries in PeopleSoft. Basic PeopleSoft knowledge is required. Knowledge of basic database principles is recommended. Topics include: generating queries, exporting results to a file, modifying existing queries, etc.
ONLINE TRAINING OPTIONS
If you do not have time to attend a workshop, you can view online tutorials at my.cgu.edu/it/documentation/ Subject areas include Canvas, Email, and Sitebuilder.
There are also free online training courses in over 400 subject areas through VTC (Virtual Training Center). Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for an account on VTC.
Master almost any software application in days. No expensive classroom training, no books to read; just high quality video training that plays right on your own computer. The VTC Online University gives CGU Faculty and Staff unlimited access to more than 81,000 tutorials.
Subject areas include Microsoft Office products, Adobe products, Macromedia products, and many more.
VTC keeps track of the tutorials you have viewed and provides a list of unviewed tutorials for a specific subject. After viewing all tutorials for a specific subject, you may apply for a certificate of completion.
CLAREMONT CENTER FOR MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES SOFTWARE LAB
The CCMS Software Lab is a collaborative consortium-wide effort that provides timely and much needed software support to any member of the Claremont community who requests it. The Lab Mentors are undergraduate and graduate students of the seven institutions of the Claremont University Consortium who are trained to work with other students in projects involving the use of a variety of advanced mathematical, statistical or data analysis tools. They provide drop-in support on several packages including MATLAB, R, LaTeX, SPSS, STATA, Mathematica, Python, C++. You can find the special computer lab at the Honnold-Mudd Library! For more information, including the weekly schedule, please check out http://ccms.claremont.edu/CCMS-Software-Lab.