Computing and Telecommunications Center

Faculty / Staff Workshop Descriptions

CTC Workshops

The User Services section of the Computing and Telecommunication Center (CTC) offers training workshops for faculty and staff throughout each semester. Below is a brief description of the various systems, the workshops offered for each, and some of the topics covered during the workshops. During each workshop, there will be an opportunity to ask questions. The schedule shows a calendar listing the training that is currently being offered. Contact Viv Zimmerman in the CTC to sign up for any of these workshops or if you have any questions about training. Each workshop meets in Tomanek Hall 107 unless otherwise indicated.

CICS - Student, Course, & Transcript Systems

A one-hour workshop that introduces the basics of navigating through the Student, Course, and Transcript Systems. The CICS system contains the student records, transcript records, course catalog and semester offerings for each course. From these systems, faculty may enter mid-term or final grades, view their advisees records, view their class rosters, etc. Learn how to log onto CICS, enter grades, view advisee records, view rosters, and use most of the inquiry functions of these three systems. You must have a CICS ID to attend this training. If you don't know if you have a CICS ID or if you would like to have one set up, please contact Viv .

 TigerEnroll Workshops 

A one-hour workshop that introduces the basics of approving your advisees' schedules is offered frequently each semester. Participants learn how to register advisees, print advisees' schedules, and resolve problems encountered during the registration process. This workshop will give faculty an opportunity to learn how to look up student records for their own advisees. This course is mandatory for any advisor needing to approve students in courses on-line.  Your security will be setup after you attend the workshop and your department chairman approves the security form.  

Travel, P-Card, IFAS (Financial System) Training

This training is recommended for new secretaries, chairs, and anyone who works with a departmental budget.  Contact the Business Office at 4463 for training on the use of the Travel System and use of the P-Card (this must be completed before IFAS training).  Contact Purchasing at 4463 for training on the use of the IFAS (Financial System).  This system provides monthly budget information by department, fund, cumulative object summary, and outstanding encumbrances.

CICS - Overview of CICS Access for Deans, Chairs, and Directors

A one-hour workshop that goes over the main functions of using the CICS system. These sessions are designed to give a brief overview of the administrative systems available at FHSU through CICS, ID and password information, security level information, instructions for requesting security, sign-on/sign-off procedures, resolving security problems and/or violations, training information, and CICS availability times.

Beginning Lotus Notes Client Mail

A one-hour workshop that goes over the main functions of using the Lotus Notes Client Mail system. Some of the topics covered in this session include: accessing your Inbox, setting up your Mail Preferences, sending and receiving mail, creating and working with folders, creating a phone message, etc.

Beginning Lotus Notes Client Calendar

A one-hour workshop that goes over the main functions of using the Lotus Notes Client Calendar system. Some of the topics covered in this session include: accessing your Calendar, setting up your Calendar Preferences, creating, deleting, editing calendar entries, creating and deleting repeating entries, viewing other's calendars, scheduling meetings, creating an Out-of-Office message, adding holidays, etc.

Lotus Notes Client Mail Refresher

A one-hour workshop that goes over some of the main functions of the Lotus Notes Client Mail system. Some of the topics covered in this session include: using the Phone Message form, working with Attachments, using Delivery Options, adding the Sender to your Address Book, working with Drafts and Folders, Text Properties, etc.

Lotus Notes Client Calendar Refresher

A one-hour workshop that goes over some of the main functions of the Lotus Notes Client Calendar system. Some of the topics covered in this session include: working with Appointments, Anniversaries, Reminders, Events, Calendar Options, working with the Repeat option, deleting repeating appointments, Scheduling Meetings, Owner and Participant Actions, the Copy Into feature, Tools, creating an Out-of-Office message, Importing Holidays, open another user's calendar, etc.

Working with Lotus Notes Client Rules

A one-hour workshop that goes over some of the main functions of working with LN Client Rules. Rules are a way to have Lotus Notes manage your incoming mail. Users who receive large amounts of mail may find it helpful to set up rules so that incoming messages can be automatically routed to folders, deleted, or prioritized according to specific criteria they set up in their rules dialog box. Rules can be set up to meet one or more conditions. In this training session, also learn how to create, edit, and delete rules. Learn how to let LN help you manage your mail.  

Intro to Using Lotus Notes Client On-line Applications

A one-hour workshop that is an introduction to adding/removing LN Client databases to your Favorite Bookmarks folder, using the LN Buy/Sell/Trade bulletin board, reviewing the B/S/T policies, reviewing available workflow forms such as Request for Computing Services, Request for Telecomm Services, Vita Inquiry and Update, Warehouse, Change of Grade, etc.  

Lotus Notes Client On-line Travel System

A one-hour workshop that goes over some of the main functions of working with the LN Client On-line Travel system. We encourage anyone who uses the travel system to attend including all secretarial staff and student employees. Faculty and/or administrators are welcome also. Business Office staff conduct the training. This workshop meets in Tomanek Hall 121.  

Lotus Notes iNotes Web Access

A one-hour workshop that goes over the main functions of using the Lotus Notes iNotes Web access. Some of the topics covered in this session include: logging on and off, using Help, synchronizing your Personal Address book, setting up the Welcome Window, setting up your Preferences, accessing your Inbox, sending and receiving mail, creating and working with folders, creating a phone message, etc.  

Beginning MS Word

A one-hour workshop that is an introduction to using MS Word and is recommended for those who have little or no experience using MS Word. Please bring a formatted diskette if you would like to save your work and take it along for practicing on your own later.

This session presents the basics of MS Word including starting the program, creating and formatting a document, working with margins, editing text, checking spelling, using on-line help, saving, printing, and exiting the program. After completing this workshop, users should be able to perform tasks such as preparing a simple letter or document.

Intermediate MS Word - Working with Macros

A one-hour workshop that is an introduction to using MS Word Macros and is recommended for those who already use MS Word frequently to type letters and would like to set up a closing macro which will quickly add their closing information at the end of each letter. Please bring along a formatted disk if you would like to save your work and take it back with you to practice later.

This session shows ways to accomplish various tasks in MS Word that include how to record, run, edit, delete, and copy macros. We will create a letter closing macro and if time permits, show you how to add a macro button to the standard toolbar. After completing this workshop, users should be able to set up and work with macros.

Intermediate MS Word - Jazzing Up Your Documents

A one-hour workshop that is an introduction to using MS Word special features and is recommended for those who already use MS Word but would like some ideas for making documents look better. Please bring along a formatted disk if you would like to save your work and take it back with you to practice later.

This session shows ways to accomplish various tasks in MS Word that include how to create tab stops with leader characters, draw blank lines using the TAB key, work with tab stops, insert date, bullets and numbering, headers and footers, alignment, indent, line spacing, case conversion, find and replace text, the go to feature, drag and drop text, drop caps, autocorrect, borders, shading, columns, and thesaurus. After completing this workshop, users should be able to prepare letters or documents that contain or use the above features.

Beginning MS Excel

A one-hour workshop that is an introduction to using MS Excel and is recommended for those who have little or no experience using MS Excel. The Beginning MS Excel Workshop will cover Working with Basic Spreadsheets and Graphs. Please bring a formatted disk if you would like to save your work and take it along for practicing on your own later.

During the workshop, we will create a simple spreadsheet using the basics of Excel and demonstrate how to create charts. After completing this workshop, users should be able to prepare a basic spreadsheet and chart.

 

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