Information Technology Training Opportunities on Campus
Information Technology Services (ITS) offers FREE training to faculty, staff, and students at UNCG through a combination of online and in person training in our training rooms.
- Online Training
- Google Apps Education Training Center
- Microsoft E-Learning
- EDUCAUSE Training Resources
- Security Awareness Training
- Reserving the ITS Training Rooms
- UNCG Workshops and Events Calendar - Administration
ITS offers in person training in our training rooms, located in Bryan 209 and Forney 112, and online synchronous training using Google Hangouts. These workshops generally last 1.5 to 2 hours and are held throughout the year.
View a calendar of our current in class and online synchronous training offerings.
Registration for workshops is online at the UNCG Workshops and Events Calendar.
When you sign up for a workshop:
- Please sign up for only one session of a specific topic.
- Reserve your space as soon as possible because space is limited.
- Include your name, UNCG user name, phone number, and other information on the sign-up form.
- Classes start and end on time, so please be prompt. If you cannot attend a class for which you are registered, email the contact for that class.
To suggest a topic for a workshop, send an email to 6-TECH.
If you do not see any sessions scheduled for a workshop you are interested in, or if you would like to request a workshop for a class or a group of people, please send an email to 6-TECH.
You may evaluate our training sessions by filling out our Training Evaluation Form.
ITS offers online training videos for some topics. You can move through the training video at your own pace, and also review it at any time.
ITS offers additional online training through LearnSmart. This training is available to faculty, staff, and students. The training modules offered include End User Desktop Computing, Technical General, Technical Microsoft, and Technical Web Development. To view a complete list of training modules and to request a training account, see: Training With LearnSmart.
The Google Apps for Education Training Center has online training modules that show how to use Google Apps in an educational environment.
UNCG faculty, staff, and students are eligible for free Microsoft E-Learning accounts. Microsoft E-Learning covers Microsoft Office as well as other Microsoft topics. These courses are meant to help you keep up-to-date with the latest major software releases. For information about how to use this service, see: Training With Microsoft E-Learning (requires UNCG login).
You can use your UNCG account to login to the EDUCAUSE website and access EDUCAUSE resources such as webinars and publications related to the use of technology in higher education. UNCG accounts are able to login to EDUCAUSE because UNCG participates in the InCommon Federation which facilitates sharing of resources across organizations using your home institution's (UNCG's) user name and password. See: EDUCAUSE Login Information for UNCG Students, Faculty, and Staff.
ITS offers instructor-led and online Security Awareness Training for faculty and staff.
ITS has two training rooms that can be reserved for training needs:
- Bryan 209 has 25 PCs and 9 Macintosh computers.
- Forney 112 has 23 PCs and 9 Macintosh computers.
These training rooms may be used by UNCG departments for any web-based training that does not require additional files or software to be installed, or for training on currently installed software. See ITS Training Room Software for additional information. Both training rooms are accessed by checking out the appropriate key from the receptionist in 202 Forney before your training and returning it at the end.If you are planning on holding training in an ITS training room, and are not sure if your training meets the above specifications, please contact 6-TECH at (336) 256-TECH (8324) or 6-TECH@uncg.edu for assistance.
For information on reserving these rooms see the video Requesting an ITS Training Room.
Faculty and staff who would like to create and manage workshops or events on the UNCG Workshops and Event Calendar system may request access by contacting 6-TECH at (336) 256-TECH (8324) or 6-TECH@uncg.edu.
After you have been given administration rights, you can watch the UNCG Workshops and Events Calendar Administration Training video.
For written instructions about accessing and using this system, see Creating and Managing Workshops and Events.