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Upcoming technology and software courses offered at UCOP

UCOP Learning and Development is offering two days of hands-on workshops to orient you to the core features and functions of Windows 7, including using the Start menu, resizing windows, creating and managing files and folders, and searching for content. Classes are offered as follows, all in Franklin 7107 PC training room:

  • Thursday, Oct. 23: Two sessions at 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 12: Two sessions at 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 4 p.m.

Course content includes browsing the Web with Internet Explorer 10, positioning the taskbar, adding websites to your favorites, adding RSS feeds, configuring user accounts, working with devices and printers, managing and protecting important files, maintaining and restoring computers, troubleshooting applications, sharing and accessing network resources and configuring power-saving plans and security settings.

Software training in all Microsoft Office products — including Access, Excel, Outlook PowerPoint, MS Publisher, SharePoint, Visio and Word — is now offered in 2010 versions. Coming up in October and November are the following sessions:

  • Thursday, Oct. 30, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Outlook 2010 Intermediate
  • Tuesday, Nov. 4, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Access 2010 Fundamentals

To enroll in any of these classes, log into the UCOP Learning Center using your UCOP login and password; search for the class by name, then choose the section you prefer, register and submit.

UCOP is migrating to Microsoft Windows 7 operating system and Office 2010 in conjunction with OP’s transition to Anytime/Anywhere Access, which will allow you to get to your files and other data from almost any location and any device, as long as you’re connected to the network. Information Technology Services is creating a detailed schedule for migrating PC users, by department, to the new software and Anytime/Anywhere Access by February 2015. Look for more details in an upcoming issue of Link.

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