ICT Training Sessions: Various Software Packages & Google Applications

The Centre for Innovative, Education and Communication Technologies (CIECT): ICT Skills Training & Development Team cordially invites all interested staff members to our training taking place virtually (Google Hangouts). The main purpose of these training sessions is to assist all UWC Staff members (Academic and Non-Academic) to refresh and improve their ICT skills.

Training Package                                                     Description Training Dates
Basics to ComputersThis course aims to provide basic skills for manipulating files and windows in the Windows environment. On completion; you will have covered the basic features of Windows and computer components. You will have practiced using the Windows Desktop and features including opening, closing, maximising, minimising, and restoring windows as well as how to organise files and folders.Date: 2 February 9:30am – 1pm
Word Processor (MS Word)Microsoft Word is a word processing software application that enables you to easily create text/word documents. The application tools enable you to enhance your written information with graphics and text formatting. Date: 9 February 9:30am – 1pm
Multimedia Presentation Software (MS PowerPoint)PowerPoint is a presentation creation software package. It provides you with enhanced tools that will assist you in creating a professional-looking presentation. Date: 16 February 9:30am – 1pm
Google Applications (GAPPS)GAPPS are free web-based applications launched by Google which integrates into various cloud-based online tools. Logging into your Gmail account automatically gives you access to Google’s cloud computing service. Google DriveDedicated online storage repository for documents, files and multimedia content. UWC staff members have unlimited access to data storage within this cloud-based repository to store, share and collaborate (documents, audio, videos, files and folders). Google DocsGoogle Docs provides users with enhanced tools that will assist you in creating professional looking documents. The software will allow you to insert graphics and text to enhance your completed documents. A Google Doc can be shared within Google Drive, with multiple users who will be able to update the document simultaneously; as well as at their own convenience. Google SlidesGoogle Slides is a presentation creation software package. It provides you with enhanced tools to create professional presentations. The software will allow you to insert graphics, sound and video to enhance your presentations. A Google Slide (Presentation) can be shared within Google Drive, with multiple users who will be able to update the slideshow simultaneously; as well as at their own convenience. Google SheetsAllows one to enter numerical values or text into a spreadsheet. These numerical entries can be used for calculations, graphs, and statistical analysis. Sheets are used to retain data that can be updated. A Google Sheet can be shared within Google Drive, with multiple users who will be able to update the spreadsheet simultaneously; as well as at their own convenience. Date: 23 February 9:30am – 1pm

**Colleagues wishing to participate in these interventions are encouraged to apply on-line. Find the attached online application process.

** iEnabler Link: https://itsprodapps2.uwc.ac.za/pls/prodi01/w99pkg.mi_login

Email: ictstafftraining@uwc.ac.za for queries related to scheduled training sessions. Looking forward to seeing you in our training sessions.

Tel: 021 959 4101

Fax: 021 959 2031

email: ictstafftraining@uwc.ac.za

Venue: Google Hangouts

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