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UIS Live Online Digital Literacy Training 2020-2021

Programme of events provided by University Information Services - Digital Literacy Skills
(Wed 2 Sep 2020 - Thu 20 May 2021)

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Wed 2 Sep 2020 – Mon 5 Oct 2020

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Wednesday 2 September 2020

10:00

Are you a Team Owner? This course teaches how to manage your team effectively and answers the many questions that you will have. Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate.

You will:

  • Learn how to create teams, channels and add members
  • Practice configuring settings for your team and its members
  • Have the opportunity to ask questions about team management

Thursday 3 September 2020

10:30
UIS: Workshop new Finished 10:30 - 11:30 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 4

This one hour workshop is for people who are either new to an Office application or for more experienced users who wonder if there is a better approach to how they are currently completing their work. We don't promise solutions for every problem but we will work with you using your files to explore if we can suggest a more efficient way to achieve results.

When you book, in the Special Requirements field, please enter a description of what you want to discuss and, if relevant, have a copy of your own files available so we can test some ideas. Please anonymise the data if it is sensitive or personal.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

Tuesday 8 September 2020

09:30

Want to practice giving Teams Live Events? Then join us in this informal introductory session to manage and deliver a webinar. The course is not about presentation skills, it is to master the mechanics of managing the smooth transition between different presenters and content. The maximum number of participants for this course is limited to 2.

You must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. You will need a working webcam, speakers (or headset) and mic.

You will:

  • Learn about Teams Live Events
  • Practice schedulling and delivering a Live Event. Please have a short PowerPoint and one other application ready to demonstrate, e.g a web site with video content

Please Note: Prior to the course you will receive an invite to the Teams meeting. Upon accepting the invite a calendar entry will have been created in your Microsoft Outlook Calendar (if you are using Exchange Online) and your Microsoft Teams Calendar. To join the event simply click into the calendar entry and click on the ‘Join’ button. The link is also available under the joining instructions on the course booking page and the email you received.

Want to practice giving Teams Live Events? Then join us in this informal introductory session to manage and deliver a webinar. The course is not about presentation skills, it is to master the mechanics of managing the smooth transition between different presenters and content. The maximum number of participants for this course is limited to 2.

You must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. You will need a working webcam, speakers (or headset) and mic.

You will:

  • Learn about Teams Live Events
  • Practice schedulling and delivering a Live Event. Please have a short PowerPoint and one other application ready to demonstrate, e.g a web site with video content

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

12:00

Want to practice giving Teams Live Events? Then join us in this informal introductory session to manage and deliver a webinar. The course is not about presentation skills, it is to master the mechanics of managing the smooth transition between different presenters and content. The maximum number of participants for this course is limited to 2.

You must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. You will need a working webcam, speakers (or headset) and mic.

You will:

  • Learn about Teams Live Events
  • Practice schedulling and delivering a Live Event. Please have a short PowerPoint and one other application ready to demonstrate, e.g a web site with video content

Please Note: Prior to the course you will receive an invite to the Teams meeting. Upon accepting the invite a calendar entry will have been created in your Microsoft Outlook Calendar (if you are using Exchange Online) and your Microsoft Teams Calendar. To join the event simply click into the calendar entry and click on the ‘Join’ button. The link is also available under the joining instructions on the course booking page and the email you received.

Wednesday 9 September 2020

10:00

Want to extend your knowledge of Teams? Then join us to learn how to use applications to record notes, create a Wiki, manage a small project and create online forms or surveys. This is Part 3 of 4 courses that provide you the opportunity to get a hands on and in-depth insight into Teams.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate.

You will:

  • Gain an insight into what is possible through tabs
  • Practice using applications that you need to work with i.e. OneNote, Wiki, Planner, Forms.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

Thursday 10 September 2020

10:00

New to online collaboration? This course aims to take the mystery out of managing your files online, syncing these to your computer and introduces a few useful functions that you may not have discovered.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate.

You will:

  • Get to grips with various online file management techniques
  • Use the assistive technologies within Teams
  • Gain a few tips to speed your work

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

Monday 14 September 2020

10:00

Need to get up to speed with Teams? Then join us in this friendly, slow-paced, introductory session to learn how to get up and running. This is Part 1 of 4 courses that provide you the opportunity to get a hands on and in-depth insight into Teams. If you prefer a quick overview of Teams then consider joining the Fast Track course instead. Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate.

You will:

  • Understand Teams, Channels and an overview of what is possible in the application
  • Chat in a group or one-to-one
  • Collaborate with colleagues. In Teams you can access, share, and edit Word docs, PowerPoint, and Excel files in real time

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

Wednesday 16 September 2020

09:45
UTBS: Training Administrator Training (Live Online using Microsoft Teams) Finished 09:45 - 13:15 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 2

This course is designed for Training Administrators of a new provider on the University Training Booking System (UTBS) and it will take them through theory and practicals on how to administer their training programme on the UTBS. The course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate.

10:00
Collaboration Tools: Microsoft Teams - Fast Track (Live Online using MS Teams) new Finished 10:00 - 12:00 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 4

Need to get up to speed quickly with Teams? Then join us in this friendly, fast-paced, introductory session to learn how to get up and running. If you prefer a slower pace with more opportunity for practice then consider attending Teams Parts 1 - 4 (see Related courses below).

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate.

You will:

  • Understand Teams, channels and gain an overview of what is possible in the application. In Teams you can:
    • video/audio chat or message colleagues one-to-one or in a group
    • arrange and attend meetings
    • collaborate in real time with colleagues - access, share, and edit Word docs, PowerPoint, and Excel files
    • Add applications that you need to work with e.g. OneNote, Planner, Forms/surveys.

Friday 18 September 2020

10:00

Need to present meetings or teach using Teams? Then join us in this friendly hand on session to learn how to get up and running. You will have the opportunity to practice managing a meeting.

The course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. If you are not using Outlook or Exchange Online for your email, please contact the instructor to discuss the implications for this course.

You will:

  • Understand the various ways of meeting with colleagues
  • Create a meeting for yourself or on behalf of others
  • Give and take control of participants' desktops
  • Practice managing your content when leading a meeting or teaching online

Monday 21 September 2020

09:30

Want to practice giving Teams Live Events? Then join us in this informal introductory session to manage and deliver a webinar. The course is not about presentation skills, it is to master the mechanics of managing the smooth transition between different presenters and content. The maximum number of participants for this course is limited to 2.

You must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. You will need a working webcam, speakers (or headset) and mic.

You will:

  • Learn about Teams Live Events
  • Practice schedulling and delivering a Live Event. Please have a short PowerPoint and one other application ready to demonstrate, e.g a web site with video content

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

12:00

Want to practice giving Teams Live Events? Then join us in this informal introductory session to manage and deliver a webinar. The course is not about presentation skills, it is to master the mechanics of managing the smooth transition between different presenters and content. The maximum number of participants for this course is limited to 2.

You must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. You will need a working webcam, speakers (or headset) and mic.

You will:

  • Learn about Teams Live Events
  • Practice schedulling and delivering a Live Event. Please have a short PowerPoint and one other application ready to demonstrate, e.g a web site with video content

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

Tuesday 22 September 2020

10:00

Want to extend your knowledge of Teams? Then join us to learn how to use applications to record notes, create a Wiki, manage a small project and create online forms or surveys. This is Part 3 of 4 courses that provide you the opportunity to get a hands on and in-depth insight into Teams.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate.

You will:

  • Gain an insight into what is possible through tabs
  • Practice using applications that you need to work with i.e. OneNote, Wiki, Planner, Forms.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

Friday 25 September 2020

10:00

New to online collaboration? This course aims to take the mystery out of managing your files online, syncing these to your computer and introduces a few useful functions that you may not have discovered.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate.

You will:

  • Get to grips with various online file management techniques
  • Use the assistive technologies within Teams
  • Gain a few tips to speed your work

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

LinkedIn Learning: Curation Tools Practice Session 1-to-1 new Finished 10:00 - 11:00 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 1

You have...

  • Attended the training
  • Read the guidance
  • Found and evaluated some learning content to meet a particular objective

...but would now like to practice using the LinkedIn Learning Curator tools in a safe space?

These 1-to-1 practice sessions are a chance to try it out with some guidance, as needed, from a more experienced user of the tool.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

Tuesday 29 September 2020

10:00

Are you a Team Owner? This course teaches how to manage your team effectively and answers the many questions that you will have. Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate.

You will:

  • Learn how to create teams, channels and add members
  • Practice configuring settings for your team and its members
  • Have the opportunity to ask questions about team management

Wednesday 30 September 2020

09:30

Are you migrating your users from Hermes to Exchange Online and considering Outlook 365 desktop as your client?

Do you want to preview the Outlook 365 Desktop getting started course which we are launching for your users in order for you to better support them and answer their questions ahead of the migration?

If so join us in this friendly, introductory session to learn how to get up and running with Outlook 365 Email and Calendar.

This course does not cover the Hermes migration tool or in-depth technical questions regarding Outlook and Exchange. For this information please see the Further Information for IT staff webpages.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

10:00
UIS: Workshop new Finished 10:00 - 11:00 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 4

This one hour workshop is for people who are either new to an Office application or for more experienced users who wonder if there is a better approach to how they are currently completing their work. We don't promise solutions for every problem but we will work with you using your files to explore if we can suggest a more efficient way to achieve results.

When you book, in the Special Requirements field, please enter a description of what you want to discuss and, if relevant, have a copy of your own files available so we can test some ideas. Please anonymise the data if it is sensitive or personal.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

Thursday 1 October 2020

09:30

Charts, pivot tables, data consolidation and what-if analysis are a quick an easy way to interrogate and visualise your data. Join me in this hands-on course taught online in three one-hour sections. During the course you have access to online learning materials, after the course we recommend that you consolidate your learning using LinkedIn Learning.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

Before the course

1) After booking you will receive an email containing the link to join the online meeting. At least a few days ahead of the session please click on this link to check that you can login on the day.

2) The course files must be downloaded and unzipped onto your computer before the day of the class.

3) On the day, open Excel on your computer and the file named: Charting_1.xlsx. Please join 5-10 minutes beforehand for a prompt start.

If you have any problems let the instructor know in advance. The course will start promptly at the given time, and regretfully any problems cannot be resolved at that time.

UTBS: Training Administrator Training (Live Online using Microsoft Teams) Finished 09:30 - 13:00 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 2

This course is designed for Training Administrators of a new provider on the University Training Booking System (UTBS) and it will take them through theory and practicals on how to administer their training programme on the UTBS. The course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate.

11:00

Charts, pivot tables, data consolidation and what-if analysis are a quick an easy way to interrogate and visualise your data. Join me in this hands-on course taught online in three one-hour sections. During the course you have access to online learning materials, after the course we recommend that you consolidate your learning using LinkedIn Learning.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

Before the course

1) After booking you will receive an email containing the link to join the online meeting. At least a few days ahead of the session please click on this link to check that you can login on the day.

2) The course files must be downloaded and unzipped onto your computer before the day of the class.

3) On the day, open Excel on your computer and the file named: Charting_1.xlsx. Please join 5-10 minutes beforehand for a prompt start.

If you have any problems let the instructor know in advance. The course will start promptly at the given time, and regretfully any problems cannot be resolved at that time.

12:30

Charts, pivot tables, data consolidation and what-if analysis are a quick an easy way to interrogate and visualise your data. Join me in this hands-on course taught online in three one-hour sections. During the course you have access to online learning materials, after the course we recommend that you consolidate your learning using LinkedIn Learning.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

Before the course

1) After booking you will receive an email containing the link to join the online meeting. At least a few days ahead of the session please click on this link to check that you can login on the day.

2) The course files must be downloaded and unzipped onto your computer before the day of the class.

3) On the day, open Excel on your computer and the file named: Charting_1.xlsx. Please join 5-10 minutes beforehand for a prompt start.

If you have any problems let the instructor know in advance. The course will start promptly at the given time, and regretfully any problems cannot be resolved at that time.

Friday 2 October 2020

09:30

Are you migrating your users from Hermes to Exchange Online and considering Outlook 365 desktop as your client?

Do you want to preview the Outlook 365 Desktop getting started course which we are launching for your users in order for you to better support them and answer their questions ahead of the migration?

If so join us in this friendly, introductory session to learn how to get up and running with Outlook 365 Email and Calendar.

This course does not cover the Hermes migration tool or in-depth technical questions regarding Outlook and Exchange. For this information please see the Further Information for IT staff webpages.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

Monday 5 October 2020

10:00

Need to get up to speed with Teams? Then join us in this friendly, slow-paced, introductory session to learn how to get up and running. This is Part 1 of 4 courses that provide you the opportunity to get a hands on and in-depth insight into Teams. If you prefer a quick overview of Teams then consider joining the Fast Track course instead. Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate.

You will:

  • Understand Teams, Channels and an overview of what is possible in the application
  • Chat in a group or one-to-one
  • Collaborate with colleagues. In Teams you can access, share, and edit Word docs, PowerPoint, and Excel files in real time

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.