Archive for the ‘Training Resources’ Category.

Latest news from Presidion (SPSS), MathWorks (MATLAB), Adobe & Wolfram (Mathematica)

IT Services works closely with a range of software suppliers on behalf of Trinity students and staff.  Please see below links to some recent developments from Presidion (SPSS), MathWorks (MATLAB), Adobe and Wolfram (Mathematica):

HPRC training courses, June 2015

The High Performance Research Computing Group (HPRC) will be providing the following training courses in June:

  • An Introduction to Linux Command-Line (9.30am-1pm, June 22nd-25th)
  • An Introduction to Python for Scientific Computing (June 26th 9.30am-1pm)

For full details of the course dates, times and how to book a place please see the HPRC web pages.

Matlab Virtual Conference, 25 March 2015

The MATLAB Virtual Conference show syou how to get the most of out of MATLAB and Simulink for technical computing and Model-Based Design.  For more information, please visit the registration page here: http://goo.gl/7h91Ui

 

Microsoft StudySmart workshops – March 5th, 12th, 19th 2015

IS Services provides training throughout the year for staff and students in the main Microsoft Office applications.  For those who cannot make one of our tailored 3-hour training courses, it may be useful to attend one of the short StudySmart sessions which have been organised for March 2015.  These sessions should help you improve your academic writing, presentation and Excel skills.

The sessions are free and last 50 minutes, held over lunchtime and delivered by StudySmart Reps – trainers who will look at getting the most out of these Microsoft products, with an introduction on further supports and resources on these topics from IS Services.

See below for full details of the topics, times and locations of these sessions and how to register your interest.

 

Study Smart
3 short, free tutorial on how best to use Office for college
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Date: Tuesday November 25th, 12pm - 2pm
Venue: AM214 Siobhan McKenna theatre
Session:
1pm - Take our Word: Everything you need to create the ultimate assignment & thesis document
Date: Tuesday November 25th, 12pm - 2pm
Venue: AM214 Siobhan McKenna theatre
Session:
2pm - Pimp my Slides: The ultimate presentation masterclass in 50 minutes
Date: Tuesday November 25th, 12pm - 2pm
Venue: AM214 Siobhan McKenna theatre
Session:
3pm - Spreadcheating: The stuff you need to know about Excel, all in one class

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Microsoft StudySmart workshops

IS Services provides training throughout the year for staff and students in the main Microsoft Office applications.  For those who cannot make one of our tailored 3-hour training courses, it may be useful to attend one of the short StudySmart sessions which have been organised by College.  These sessions should help you improve your academic writing, presentation and Excel skills.

The sessions are free and last 50 minutes, held over lunchtime and delivered by StudySmart Reps – trainers who will look at getting the most out of these Microsoft products, with an introduction on further supports and resources on these topics from Student Learning Development.

Friday 17th Oct 2014 – Take our Word – Everything you need to know to create assignments and thesis documents  

Friday 24th Oct 2014 – Presentation skills – master class on using PowerPoint to produce high-quality and professional-looking slideshows

Friday 31st Oct 2014 – All you need to know about Excel 

All lectures will be held from 1pm-2pm on the dates stated, in the Thomas Davis Theatre in the Arts Building.  There is no need to book, just show up with your laptop, tablet or notepad.

 

IS Services October-December Schedule of free IT Training Courses

The IS Services October-December Schedule of free IT Training Courses are available for bookings now at http://isservices.tcd.ie/training

Courses are available in a wide range of areas including:

•         Planning Thesis Production Using MS Word
•         Data Processing Using Excel
•         Data Management Using Access
•         Maintaining College Websites
•         Photoshop
•         Effective Presentations Using PowerPoint
•         Online Surveys using Survey Monkey.

 The number of places on these courses is limited so early booking via our website is advised.

 

Data Backup & IT Security session, 2pm, Oct 2nd

IS Services and the GSU have arranged a 1-hour information session for College postgrads that will cover various IT Security topics.  The session will take place between 2pm and 3pm on Thursday, 2nd October in the Swift Theatre (room 2041A Arts Building).  No booking is required and we encourage postgrads to come along to learn more about the following topics:

  • Data Backup
  • Phishing
  • Mobile Device Security
  • Malware/Spyware
  • Software Security Updates
  • Password Security
  • Cloud Security

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MATLAB and Simulink Courses, September 2014

You can find a link to the latest information regarding MATLAB and Simulink courses for September 2014 here: http://goo.gl/IyF5K0

Latest schedule of Matlab webinars – September 2014

A new schedule of Matlab webinars has been published.  Please see details here: http://goo.gl/WRdDp0

News regarding SITS training

IS Services now has responsibility for the Student Information System (SITS) technical support and user training.

We are currently in process of organising SITS training courses and bringing ourselves up-to-speed.  We will be in touch later in the summer to release a schedule for training courses.

 

In addition to classroom training courses, IS Services is looking to further develop online learning resources, including additional videos and FAQs for SITS that will be available on the IS Services website which you can access any time you need assistance.

 

Online information

At present, documentation, user notes and training guides are still available at https://www.tcd.ie/local/genesis/training/user-guides.php.  We will be refreshing the content and will be moving those materials to the IS Services website after Summer 2014.