Training Classes and Events

Office of Information Technology is committed to providing University employees with a broad range of training opportunities.  We recognize that training programs and professional development can help an employee increase their effectiveness and refine their job skills.  Listed below are the classes we offer to the University community.

Location
TEAMS, Room
Date
Tuesday 06/22/2021, 1:00 PM – 1:03 PM (0.05 hrs)
Available Seats
14

Learn about Siteimprove:

  • Create your account
  • View your dashboard
  • Understand the accessibility score
  • Find misspelled words
  • Find broken links
  • Manage Reports
  • Siteimprove Academy
  • Siteimprove Help

The training class is held at a variety of times each month via TEAMS.

Contact Laura Hopkins at 817-272-0932 or accessibility@uta.edu to request an accommodation or ask questions.

Delivery
Virtual Only
Date
Wednesday 06/23/2021, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (2 hrs)
Available Seats (Online)
29

Cascade 8 launched on October 4th.  In this class, we will review the new interface to help you manage the content on your website.

You will learn how to:

  • Use new templates to add and copy pages
  • Add images and banners
  • Update exsisting content

To view a list of all WebMod trainings, please visit the Migration Toolkit webpage.

To Access Training:

Log in To Teams

Once you have the Teams app open, click the “Teams” Tab in the navigation pane at the left.

Once you have the Teams app open, click the “Teams” Tab in the navigation pane at the left.

To join your class Team, click the “Join a Team with a Code” option and enter the code:

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Click the “Join Team” buttonto join our class.

Select the corresponding channel to the class name to view the session.

Before being able to join the online class, a few steps may need to be taken.

1. Please go to myapps.uta.edu .
2. Click on the Teams icon.
3. Click on your initials in the upper right hand corner.
4. Select the "Download the desktop app." Complete the process to downlaod the app to your device. 

OR

1. Review the Teams Resource Guide
2. Click the "Download Teams on Your Device" link. 
3. Complete the process to download the app to your device. 

 

If you have issues installing Teams on your device, please contact the Help Desk.

 

 

 

REQUEST ACCESS
Please use this Service Now form after class to request access to Cascade 8:  https://uta.service-now.com/selfservice2?id=utassp01_sc_cat_item&sys_id=0a53d2590f5d7e00c601419ce1050e4b

This form routes your request to the appropriate group within OIT which manages access requests.  Please note it may take a little time before your request is approved.

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REVIEW ACCESSIBILITY

Please review the Knowledge Base article on the SiteImprove tool.  This software helps ensure all websites are accessible.  https://uta.service-now.com/kb_view.do?sysparm_article=KB0010096&sysparm_rank=1&sysparm_tsqueryId=51c8cb6fdb604c10d48b5e65ce96198c

For more information on accessibility, visit:  https://accessibility.uta.edu/

Location
TEAMS, Room
Date
Wednesday 06/23/2021, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM (0.5 hrs)
Available Seats
15

Learn about Siteimprove:

  • Create your account
  • View your dashboard
  • Understand the accessibility score
  • Find misspelled words
  • Find broken links
  • Manage Reports
  • Siteimprove Academy
  • Siteimprove Help

The training class is held the fourth Wednesday of each month from  via TEAMS.

Here is the Teams link for this training:  https://teams.microsoft.com/l/team/19%3a7429cb9add374417b4dc78bdec34ca80%40thread.tacv2/conversations?groupId=2b624354-3b3b-4c16-baef-69ea7461fd7f&tenantId=5cdc5b43-d7be-4caa-8173-729e3b0a62d9

Contact Laura Hopkins at 817-272-5961 or accessibility@uta.edu to request an accommodation or ask questions.

Delivery
Virtual Only
Date
Monday 06/28/2021, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM (4 hrs)
Available Seats (Online)
19

 

Complete these required steps before class:


1. Register for class here (the OIT Training website.)

2. Follow the steps in this document to use Teams for this class and join the Knowledge Services OIT Online Training Team.

  • Sitecore trainers cannot troubleshoot Teams issues.
  • If you do not join the Team, you will not have a Chat button.
  • You must join the Team to access the training guide.

3. Find the Training Guide 2021 in the Files tab of the Sitecore channel. 

  • Review all contents of the folder.
  • Print out the training guide to use during class.

4. The class will be listed in the Posts tab of the Sitecore channel. 

  • Look for the purple "Join" button next to the class name.
  • Join the class at the scheduled time.

5. Request access to Sitecore (Prod) at the appropriate step during your Migration.

  • Please do not request access if there is not a site already set up for your group in Sitecore (Prod). Requests for sites that do not yet exist will be declined because there is no site to which we can grant access.
  • Completion of a live training session is required for access to Sitecore.  Watching a recording is not a substitute for attending a live session.  If you are unable to stay for the duration of the training, please cancel and register for another session.

6. Complete all required Web Modernization trainings.

 

 

Please be aware if the class attendance is less than 3 people, the class will be rescheduled.  

Alternate arrangements will be made and registrants will receive an email with further information. 

 

Contact us at knowledgeservices@uta.edu if you have questions.

Alternate arrangements will be made and registrants will receive an email with further information. 

 

Delivery
Virtual Only
Number of Sessions
3
Session 1 Date
Tuesday 07/13/2021, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM (6 hrs)
Session 2 Date
Wednesday 07/14/2021, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM (6 hrs)
Session 3 Date
Thursday 07/15/2021, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM (6 hrs)
Available Seats (Online)
265

The UTA Staff Conference is tailored to bringing staff together in a constructive collaborative manner. The event is an opportunity for staff to network, learn, and build relationships with co-workers and business support departments. The goal of the event is to initiate collaborative relationships where staff are connected in working towards the goal of excellent student support.

 

Conference Agenda

The 4th Annual Staff Conference will be hosted virtually in Teams. All participants will be added to the Staff Conference 2021 Team by July 12, 2021. Session titles and speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

July 13: University Administration Day

10 AM | Opening Presentation

1 PM| Lunch and Learn

3 PM | Closing Presentation

July 14: Multicultural Awareness Day

10 AM | Opening Presentation

1 PM | Lunch and Learn

3 PM |Closing Presenter

July 15: Take Action Day

10 AM | Opening Presentation

1 PM | Lunch and Learn

3 PM  | Closing Presentation