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Course Listing for Fall 2016

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  • Student Rate: applies to currently-registered tuition-paying students at UW-Milwaukee
  • Faculty/Staff Rate: applies to currently employed and retired faculty and staff of UW-Milwaukee
  • Non-UWM Rate: applies to any person not belonging to the UW-Milwaukee students, faculty or staff groups; this rates includes UW-Milwaukee alumni

Please Note: Once a week we will check the status of all participants that register as students to verify their eligibility for the discounted rate

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CampusPress

CampusPress Orientation Session

CampusPress is a self-service WordPress platform available to UWM faculty and staff for building and managing professional webpages. Site administrators (faculty and staff) are able to create and maintain a professional site and are responsible for the contents and links featured on their site.

This class is an orientation to CampusPress for faculty or staff moving an existing personal site off pantherFILE or those who want to have a CampusPress professional page. This class does not cover the usage of WordPress for departmental sites.

Topics covered:
  • Sign up for and obtain a site
  • Site URL's
  • The administrative interface
  • Selecting a theme
  • Creating pages and posts
  • Menus
  • Uploading media and links
  • Tips for migrating content from pantherFILE
For more information about CampusPress, see the CampusPress Guide site at people.uwm.edu
Prerequisites: UWM faculty or staff member

Class Over M Sep 26 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Edmond, Jacobson
Class Over R Oct 20 9:00 am-11:00 am Bolton 230 Edmond, Jacobson
Class Over M Nov 14 9:00 am-11:00 am Bolton 230 Edmond, Jacobson
Class Over W Nov 30 2:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Edmond, Jacobson
           
Students: $0 Faculty/Staff: $0 Non-UWM: N/A
           

Desktop Operating Systems

Getting Started with Windows 10

NEW! Learn the ins and outs of Windows 10 and become proficient in the topics below:
  • What is an Operating System
  • Windows 10 Interface
  • Personalization and Settings
  • Using Windows 10
  • Tips and Tricks
Prerequisites: Experience with navigating in a Windows operating system

Class Over T Nov 1 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Hay
           
Students: $6 Faculty/Staff: $21 Non-UWM: N/A
           

E-Mail, Calendar & File Storage

Office 365: Email

Learn to use Microsoft Office 365, UWM's collaboration tool. In this course, learn to use Office 365 for email, including:
  • Reading and responding to email
  • Composing messages
  • Sending attachments
  • Using folders
  • Sharing folders and working with group accounts
  • Using categories
  • Searching
  • Working with contacts
  • Creating signatures, rules and automatic responses
For the full handout used in this training course, please visit the On Demand page.

Prerequisites: Must be a UWM student, faculty or staff with a valid ePanther account and password

Class Over T Jan 17 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
Class Over T Sep 20 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Hay
           
Students: $0 Faculty/Staff: $0 Non-UWM: N/A
           

Office 365:Calendar

Learn to use Microsoft Office 365, UWM's collaboration tool. In this course, learn to use Office 365 for calendaring, including:
  • Navigating the calendar and setting the view
  • Creating calendar events
  • Adding people and rooms to a meeting
  • Responding to calendar invitations
  • Creating new calendars and groups
  • Sharing your calendar
  • Working with a shared calendar
  • Calendar settings
For the full handout used in this training course, please visit the On Demand page.

Prerequisites: Must be a UWM student, faculty or staff with a valid ePanther account and password

Class Over T Sep 27 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Hay
           
Students: $0 Faculty/Staff: $0 Non-UWM: N/A
           

Office 365:OneDrive

Learn to use Microsoft Office 365, UWM's collaboration tool. In this course, learn to use OneDrive, the file storage app, including:
  • Uploading and downloading files
  • Creating new files
  • Adding new folders
  • Copying, moving, editing, deleting and renaming files
  • Sharing files and file permissions
  • Using simultaneous editing
  • Versioning, checking in and out and alerts
  • Synching to a computer
For the full handout used in this training course, please visit the On Demand page.

Prerequisites: Must be a UWM student, faculty or staff with a valid ePanther account and password

Class Over T Oct 4 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Hay
Class Over T Oct 25 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Hay
Class Over R Nov 10 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
* 15 Openings * F Dec 16 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $0 Faculty/Staff: $0 Non-UWM: N/A
           

Outlook 2016: Fundamentals

Learn to use Microsoft Outlook 2016, the desktop client for accessing your UWM email and calendar. In this course, you will learn:
  • Client vs. server settings
  • Working screen and views
  • Reading, writing and organizing email messages
  • Searching your mailbox
  • Creating calendar entries
  • Responding to calendar invites
  • Sharing a calendar
  • Email settings such as signature, spell check and automatic replies
  • Calendar settings
For the full handout used in this training course, please visit the On Demand page.

Prerequisites: Must be a UWM student, faculty or staff with a valid ePanther account and password

Class Over M Sep 19 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
Class Over M Nov 21 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $0 Faculty/Staff: $0 Non-UWM: N/A
           

Outlook 2016: Power Users

Learn some power moves for Microsoft Outlook 2016. In this course, you will learn:
  • Advanced views
  • Email templates, conditional formatting, mail merge and quick steps
  • Sharing email folders and shared mailboxes
  • Archiving email
  • Contact groups
  • Sharing contacts
  • Searching the calendar
  • Working as a calendar delegate
For the full handout used in this training course, please visit the On Demand page.

Prerequisites: Must be a UWM student, faculty or staff with a valid ePanther account and password

Class Over M Sep 26 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
Class Over M Nov 28 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $0 Faculty/Staff: $0 Non-UWM: N/A
           

SharePoint: Fundamentals

NEW! Using SharePoint in Office 365, learn to use components of a typical SharePoint site including:
  • Locate, follow and view a site
  • Navigate a site
  • Search within a site, library or list
  • Upload, add, edit and delete files using a Documents Library
  • Delete and recover files
  • Share files, collaboratively edit files and utilize document management tools
  • View, edit, sort and filter a list
For the full handout used in this training course, please visit the On Demand page.

Prerequisites: Must be a UWM student, faculty or staff with a valid ePanther account and password

Class Over R Sep 22 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
Class Over M Oct 24 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
Class Over R Nov 17 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
Class Over W Dec 7 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
* 15 Openings * M Dec 12 10:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $0 Faculty/Staff: $0 Non-UWM: N/A
           

SharePoint: Site Collection Administrator

NEW! This class will show SharePoint Site Collection Administrators the basics of managaing a SharePoint site.
  • Add and delete subsites
  • Change the look of a site and navigation
  • Manage deleted files and checked out files
  • Create new lists and libraries
  • Add and use columns in lists and libraries
  • View audit log reports
  • Create and implement workflows
  • Manage permissions using groups
  • Break inheritance and assign unique permissions to a library or subsite
Prerequisites: Must be a UWM student, faculty or staff with a valid ePanther account and password

* 15 Openings * W Dec 14 9:00 am-11:00 am Bolton 230 Bohn
* 13 Openings * M Dec 19 2:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
* 15 Openings * T Dec 20 1:00 pm-3:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $0 Faculty/Staff: $0 Non-UWM: N/A
           

Graphics & Publishing

InDesign CC: Part 1

InDesign is Adobe's desktop publishing product, used to design and layout print promotional or informational materials. This course, offered in 3 parts (see InDesign CC: Part 2 and Part 3 for date, time and cost) covers how to:
  • Use the InDesign environment
  • Work with basic documents including text frames and graphics
  • Position and transform objects
  • Use master pages and layers in multi-page documents
  • Work with text formatting and flow
  • Add graphics and colors
  • Finalize and print documents
Prerequisites: A basic knowledge of computers

Class Over M Oct 31 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $110 Non-UWM: $200
           

InDesign CC: Part 2

This course is a continuation of the topics covered in InDesign CC: Part 1

Prerequisites: Registration in InDesign CC: Part 1

Class Over M Nov 7 1:00 pm-4:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $90 Non-UWM: $180
           

Photoshop CC: Part 1

Photoshop is a powerful image-editing program used to produce sophisticated graphics for the Web and print. This two part course (see Photoshop CC Part 2 for date, time and cost information for the second part) will cover how to:
  • Use the Photoshop environment
  • Work with images and selections
  • Resize images
  • Basic image adjustments
  • Manipulate layers
  • Retouch images
Prerequisites: A basic knowledge of computers

Class Over R Oct 27 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $110 Non-UWM: $200
           

Photoshop CC: Part 2

This course is a continuation of the topics covered in Photoshop CC: Part 1

Prerequisites: Registration in Photoshop CC:Part 1

Class Over R Nov 3 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $90 Non-UWM: $180
           

MS Office Suite

Excel 2016 - Basic: Part 1

Excel is Microsoft's spreadsheet program, commonly used to store and work with mathematical data and charts. In this 3 part course (see Excel 2016- Basic Part 2 and Part 3 for date, time and cost information for the second and third parts), you will learn how to:
  • Enter and edit data
  • Modify worksheets
  • Use functions
  • Format worksheets
  • Create charts
  • Work with graphics
  • Print options
Prerequisites: Windows experience

Class Over W Sep 28 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $95 Non-UWM: $170
           

Excel 2016 - Basic: Part 2

This course is a continuation of the topics listed in Excel 2016 - Basic 1.

Prerequisites: Registration in Excel 2016 Basic Part 1

Class Over W Oct 5 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $75 Non-UWM: $150
           

Excel 2016 - Basic: Part 3

This course is a continuation of the topics listed in Excel 2016- Basic 1.

Prerequisites: Registration in Excel 2016 Basic Part 1 and Part 2

Class Over W Oct 12 9:00 am-11:00 am Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $10 Faculty/Staff: $50 Non-UWM: $100
           

Excel 2016 - Intermediate: Part 1

This course will help you increase your Excel skills after you have taken the Basic course. In this 2 part course (see Excel 2016- Intermediate Part 2 for date, time and cost information for the second part), you will learn how to:
  • Manage multiple worksheets and large workbooks
  • Link data between worksheets and workbooks
  • Apply advanced formatting
  • Create outlines and subtotals
  • Define and use cell and range names
  • Structure data in a table
  • Audit formulas
Prerequisites: Knowledge of topics in Excel 2016 Basic

Class Over W Oct 26 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $95 Non-UWM: $170
           

Excel 2016 - Intermediate: Part 2

This course is a continuation of the topics listed in Excel 2016- Intermediate 1.

Prerequisites: Registration in Excel 2016 Intermediate Part 1

Class Over W Nov 2 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $75 Non-UWM: $150
           

Excel 2016 -Advanced: Part 1

Taken Excel 2016 Basic and Intermediate and think you know everything about Excel? Think again! This two part course (see Excel 2016- Advanced Part 2 for date, time and cost information for the second part) covers how to:
  • Use advanced functions on text and date fields
  • Set up and use lookups and data tables
  • Create and use data validation rules
  • Create PivotTables and PivotCharts
  • Use what-if analysis tools
  • Create macros
Prerequisites: Knowledge of topics in Excel 2016 Intermediate

Class Over W Nov 9 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $35 Faculty/Staff: $110 Non-UWM: $200
           

Excel 2016 -Advanced: Part 2

This course is a continuation of the topics listed in Excel 2016- Advanced 1.

Prerequisites: Registration in Excel 2016 Advanced Part 1

Class Over W Nov 16 9:00 am-12:00 pm Bolton 230 Bohn
           
Students: $15 Faculty/Staff: $90 Non-UWM: $180