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Wednesday 24 May

09:00
Cisco CCNA for IT Supporters: Module 4 - Connecting Networks (Series 9) (4 of 12) Not bookable 09:00 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2

This is the fourth module of the CCNA series, should you wish to book on the series please book on Module 1 Introduction to Networks.

This course discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. The course enables you to understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. You will learn how to configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols. You also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement IPSec and virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network

Thursday 25 May

09:30
Falcon: An Introduction for Content and Site Managers (Part 1 and Part 2) (1 of 2) [Places] 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Phoenix Teaching Room 1, New Museums Site

This course will cover the use of Falcon Content Management Service by content and site managers.

Web Authoring: Dreamweaver CC Introduction [Places] 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Phoenix Teaching Room 2, New Museums Site
  • Dreamweaver is a powerful web creation tool that allows non-technical people to produce professional websites. This course provides a practical introduction for those that wish to use Dreamweaver to create web-pages and manage websites. It focuses on building a small website.

Friday 26 May

09:30
Falcon: An Introduction for Content and Site Managers (Part 1 and Part 2) (2 of 2) [Places] 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Phoenix Teaching Room 1, New Museums Site

This course will cover the use of Falcon Content Management Service by content and site managers.

Tuesday 30 May

09:30
Falcon: Further Functionality for Site Managers (Part 3) new [Places] 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Phoenix Teaching Room 1, New Museums Site

This course will cover the use of Falcon Content Management Service for site managers and is a follow on course from Falcon: An Introduction for Content and Site Managers (Part 1 and Part 2).

Wednesday 31 May

09:00
Cisco CCNA for IT Supporters: Module 4 - Connecting Networks (Series 9) (5 of 12) Not bookable 09:00 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2

This is the fourth module of the CCNA series, should you wish to book on the series please book on Module 1 Introduction to Networks.

This course discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. The course enables you to understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. You will learn how to configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols. You also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement IPSec and virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network

09:30
Web Authoring: HTML - For Beginners (Level 1) [Places] 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Phoenix Teaching Room 1, New Museums Site

This is a practical-based course for people new to writing Web pages. Only the basics of HTML (hypertext mark-up language) will be covered, but there are other courses for those wishing to extend their knowledge. The course teaches how to write HTML from scratch using a basic Text Editor and focuses on content and structure as opposed to style. By the end of the course participants will have created three personal linked web pages and had the opportunity to publish these using DS-Web.

Thursday 1 June

09:00
High Performance Computing: Programming GPU using Open ACC (1 of 2) [Places] 09:00 - 12:30 University Information Services, Phoenix Teaching Room 1, New Museums Site

This course aims to provide a basic knowledge of GPU programming using OpenACC directives. The course is very hands-on oriented, aiming to give to you the opportunity to practice and experiment from the very beginning.

09:30
Save Time and Increase Your Productivity with Dragon NaturallySpeaking [Places] 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

Countless busy professionals are now turning to speech recognition to speed up creating documents and streamlining their workflow.

This course will focus on how to use Dragon NaturallySpeaking for education to improve accuracy and will show you how to customise the software for your writing style.

The aim of this course is to teach you how to achieve 99% accuracy with Dragon NaturallySpeaking so that you spend less time correcting mis-recognitions and more time dictating text at speeds of up to 140 words per minute!

With Dragon you are only limited to the speed you can think - come and learn how get Dragon working for you!

See success stories of how Dragon is being used by education.

10:00
Mentoring Workshop new [Places] 10:00 - 12:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Norwich Room

The mentoring workshop is for everyone who has registered to be a mentor or mentee with the IT Community Development scheme, regardless of whether you have been matched or not.

The workshop is expected to last about 2.5 hours and will cover the following:

  • The purpose of the scheme
  • What mentoring is (and isn't)
  • What's in it for the mentor and the mentee
  • Some mentoring techniques - eg coaching, active listening, open questions
  • Protocols.

Refreshments will be provided.

13:30
High Performance Computing: Programming GPU using Open ACC (2 of 2) [Places] 13:30 - 17:00 University Information Services, Phoenix Teaching Room 1, New Museums Site

This course aims to provide a basic knowledge of GPU programming using OpenACC directives. The course is very hands-on oriented, aiming to give to you the opportunity to practice and experiment from the very beginning.

Friday 2 June

09:30
Web Authoring: HTML - Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) for Beginners (Level 2) [Places] 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Phoenix Teaching Room 1, New Museums Site

This is a practical-based course for anyone with a basic understanding of HTML. The course will introduce Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and show how they can (and should) be used effectively when creating web pages. The course teaches how to write CSS from scratch using a basic Text Editor. By the end of the course participants will have adapted a small website consisting of three pages so that it is styled using a single Cascading Style Sheet. Course participants will have the opportunity to publish these using DS-Web.

Monday 5 June

09:30
ATLAS.ti: An Introduction for Qualitative Research new [Standby] 09:30 - 12:30 University Information Services, Phoenix Teaching Room 1, New Museums Site

This course will introduce ATLAS.ti a Computer Aided Qualitative Data Analysis Software (CAQDAS) which supports qualitative and mixed methods research. It provides a means to collect, organise and analyse content from interviews, focus group discussions, surveys and audio.

Tuesday 6 June

09:30
High Performance Computing: An Introduction (1 of 2) [Full] 09:30 - 12:30 University Information Services, Phoenix Teaching Room 1, New Museums Site

The course aims to give an introductory overview of High Performance Computing (HPC) in general, and of the facilities of the High Performance Computing Service (HPCS) in particular.

Practical examples of using the HPCS clusters will be used throughout, although it is hoped that much of the content will have applicability to systems elsewhere.

Adobe Photoshop CC: Introduction (Level 1) (1 of 2) [Places] 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Phoenix Teaching Room 2, New Museums Site

Adobe Photoshop CC is the latest version of the favourite image manipulation and editing tool of the professional graphics industry and photographers. It enables digital and scanned-in photographs, pictures and graphics files to be edited and offers a dazzling array of drawing, special effects and filtering tools. Knowing where to start with such a comprehensive and feature-filled package can be daunting. This presentation aims to equip new users with the basics, using live demonstrations throughout.

Office 365, Office Online and OneDrive: An introduction new (1 of 2) [Places] 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

Confused between Office 365 and OneDrive and Office Online? Want a clear explanation of these and help getting started? Then this course is for you.

After a short presentation there will be the opportunity to set up your Office 365 account and use Office Online. You can try the new online applications such as Sway, Yammer or Forms and collaborate with others using online documents. Also bring your own device if you would like to get support installing the applications or working online away from your desk.

To participate in the course activities, if you have not already done so, you will need enable your account by synchronising your UIS Password with your University Microsoft account. Please do this at least one day before the class.

Office 365, Office Online and OneDrive: An introduction new (2 of 2) [Places] 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2

Confused between Office 365 and OneDrive and Office Online? Want a clear explanation of these and help getting started? Then this course is for you.

After a short presentation there will be the opportunity to set up your Office 365 account and use Office Online. You can try the new online applications such as Sway, Yammer or Forms and collaborate with others using online documents. Also bring your own device if you would like to get support installing the applications or working online away from your desk.

To participate in the course activities, if you have not already done so, you will need enable your account by synchronising your UIS Password with your University Microsoft account. Please do this at least one day before the class.

13:30
High Performance Computing: An Introduction (2 of 2) [Full] 13:30 - 16:00 University Information Services, Phoenix Teaching Room 1, New Museums Site

The course aims to give an introductory overview of High Performance Computing (HPC) in general, and of the facilities of the High Performance Computing Service (HPCS) in particular.

Practical examples of using the HPCS clusters will be used throughout, although it is hoped that much of the content will have applicability to systems elsewhere.

Wednesday 7 June

09:00
Cisco CCNA for IT Supporters: Module 4 - Connecting Networks (Series 9) (6 of 12) Not bookable 09:00 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2

This is the fourth module of the CCNA series, should you wish to book on the series please book on Module 1 Introduction to Networks.

This course discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. The course enables you to understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. You will learn how to configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols. You also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement IPSec and virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network

09:30
Adobe Photoshop CC: Introduction (Level 1) (2 of 2) [Places] 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Phoenix Teaching Room 2, New Museums Site

Adobe Photoshop CC is the latest version of the favourite image manipulation and editing tool of the professional graphics industry and photographers. It enables digital and scanned-in photographs, pictures and graphics files to be edited and offers a dazzling array of drawing, special effects and filtering tools. Knowing where to start with such a comprehensive and feature-filled package can be daunting. This presentation aims to equip new users with the basics, using live demonstrations throughout.

14:00
Unix: Introduction to the Command Line Interface (Self-paced) (1 of 2) [Places] 14:00 - 17:00 University Information Services, Phoenix Teaching Room 1, New Museums Site

The course is designed to take someone from having no knowledge of the Unix command line to being able to navigate around directories, and doing simple file manipulation. Then some of the more basic commands, will be introduced, including information on how to get more help from the system itself. Finally accessing remote computers by ssh and the most basic of shell scripts will be introduced.

Mentoring Workshop new [Places] 14:00 - 16:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Norwich Room

The mentoring workshop is for everyone who has registered to be a mentor or mentee with the IT Community Development scheme, regardless of whether you have been matched or not.

The workshop is expected to last about 2.5 hours and will cover the following:

  • The purpose of the scheme
  • What mentoring is (and isn't)
  • What's in it for the mentor and the mentee
  • Some mentoring techniques - eg coaching, active listening, open questions
  • Protocols.

Refreshments will be provided.

Thursday 8 June

09:30
Adobe Photoshop CC: Advanced (Level 2) [Places] 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Phoenix Teaching Room 2, New Museums Site

Following on from the Photoshop CC: Introduction (Level 1) course, this course covers some of the more advanced features of Adobe Photoshop CC, which is the latest version of the popular image manipulation and editing tool for graphics and design professionals and photographers. The course will explore some of the more advanced features of Photoshop. Techniques will be explained and demonstrated, and participants will then be given the opportunity to practice these for themselves.

Office 2016: Excel, Word and PowerPoint Top Ten Tips (1 of 3) [Full] 09:30 - 10:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

Haven't had the time to fully explore all that Excel, Word and PowerPoint has to offer? If so, now's your chance to pick up a few handy tips that you may not have discovered yet. You can save a lot of time and effort working with Excel, Word and PowerPoint if you know a few tricks and shortcuts.

10:30
Office 2016: Excel, Word and PowerPoint Top Ten Tips (2 of 3) [Full] 10:30 - 11:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

Haven't had the time to fully explore all that Excel, Word and PowerPoint has to offer? If so, now's your chance to pick up a few handy tips that you may not have discovered yet. You can save a lot of time and effort working with Excel, Word and PowerPoint if you know a few tricks and shortcuts.

11:30
Office 2016: Excel, Word and PowerPoint Top Ten Tips (3 of 3) [Full] 11:30 - 12:30 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

Haven't had the time to fully explore all that Excel, Word and PowerPoint has to offer? If so, now's your chance to pick up a few handy tips that you may not have discovered yet. You can save a lot of time and effort working with Excel, Word and PowerPoint if you know a few tricks and shortcuts.

14:00
Unix: Introduction to the Command Line Interface (Self-paced) (2 of 2) [Places] 14:00 - 17:00 University Information Services, Phoenix Teaching Room 1, New Museums Site

The course is designed to take someone from having no knowledge of the Unix command line to being able to navigate around directories, and doing simple file manipulation. Then some of the more basic commands, will be introduced, including information on how to get more help from the system itself. Finally accessing remote computers by ssh and the most basic of shell scripts will be introduced.