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April 3, 2020

IT Training is now being delivered remotely

Filed under: Elearning, IT Training — sgswaine @ 10:38 pm

We’re using virtual classrooms for IT Training

In response to COVID-19, all of our classroom training will now be delivered remotely to comply with social distancing and self-isolating recommendations.

Training for Staff

Box: an introduction to file storage 14 Apr, 15 Apr, 23 Apr, 6 May, 21 May, 9 Jun Book via HR Org
Outlook: managing a busy inbox 22 Apr, 7 May, 1 Jun Book via HR Org
Trello: for managing tasks 23 Apr, 6 May, 1 Jun Book via HR Org
Excel: conditional formatting 24 Apr, 14 May, 11 Jun Book via HR Org
Excel: further functions 28 Apr, 12 May, 18 Jun Book via HR Org
Excel: pivottables 30 Apr, 20 May, 12 Jun Book via HR Org

Training for Researchers

EndNote: for reference management 29 Apr, 22 May, 29 Aug, 30 Oct, 24 Nov, 11 Dec Book via Proficio
NVivo: for organising your research 27-28 Apr, 16-17 Jun, 14-15 Oct, 9-10 Dec Book via Proficio
Using Word to build your thesis 30 Apr, 19 May, 24 Jun, 16 Sep, 28 Oct, 27 Nov Book via Proficio
Excel: functions and shortcuts 1 May, 25 Jun, 15 Sep, 26 Oct, 25 Nov Book via Proficio

Training for Creatives

Photoshop for image manipulation 4-5 May, 2-3 Jun, 1-2 Sep, 30 Nov – 1 Dec Book via Proficio
InDesign for beautiful documents 20-21 Apr, 4-5 Jun, 3-4 Sep, 14-15 Dec Book via Proficio
Photshop, InDesign & Illustrator 8-10 Jun, 7-9 Sep, 2-4 Dec Book via Proficio

Preparing for a virtual classroom session

Please make sure you install Zoom prior to the training session. Visit the Zoom web page for instructions. It is a good idea to be somewhere quiet, where you won’t be disturbed and will have no interruptions.

For Zoom webinars a microphone and video camera is not essential but will improve your learning experience if you have them. All participants can also ask questions via chat or Q&A.

For Zoom meetings (for Adobe training) and GoToMeetings (for NVivo training), you will need to have a desktop or laptop with the Adobe or NVivo software installed to get the full benefit of the session. Instructions for accessing the software and for joining the session will be provided to participants.

If you have any technical issues setting up Zoom on your device, please email webinars@essex.ac.uk.

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