Request training for your Unit (6 or more colleagues) on any of our courses (incl. Office 365), by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Request access to LinkedIn Learning online courses by completing the online form
Email: email@example.com, Telephone: (9097) 6189 Address: IT Training and Assessment Unit, Information Services, The McClay Library, 10 College Park, Belfast BT7 1LP
European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) - Queen's University staff and students
Staff Courses can now be booked via Queen's Online - click on Other (below the heading Services), then click on the Training Courses link - this invokes the iTrent training system. For staff using iTrent this video shows how to book a course.
All staff IT training courses are free of charge. Course materials can be accessed via the SharePoint library at http://go.qub.ac.uk/itdocs
Course Descriptions on the STDP pages
Duration: The majority of the courses include demonstration and practical work and come with high quality documentation; courses vary in length from one hour briefing sessions to one day's training. The most popular courses are offered several times each academic year.
Schedule: The courses are delivered during both semesters. By arrangement courses can be provided outside this period.
Venue: Courses are delivered in the state-of-the-art training suites in the McClay Library. The McClay Library is 11 on the campus map (PDF)
Course Request: If you have a request for a course on an IT topic not covered in the programme or wish to have a course provided for your unit, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Information Services briefs nomiminated School/Directorate staff about the latest development in our services. Please visit the IS Briefings SharePoint site
Information Services offers a range of services to support students develop IT skills. These are described below:
Introduction to IT and Library Services (Student Induction): The IT Training and Assessment Unit and the Library work closely with academic staff to provide an 'Introduction to Library and IT Facilities' to new, mostly, undergraduate students. By the end of week 1 most new students will have attended sessions to hear about IT and Library facilities followed by a Library tour, with an opportunity to meet their Subject Librarian. The key web pages for all new students are at www.qub.ac.uk/student
Student IT Skills (Individual Students or Support for Schools): Students can acquire IT skills either through their School or individually through support for taking the European Computer Driving Licence (Core and Advanced - see ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence)). The Unit provides:
The IT Training and Assessment Unit have collated a wide range of training resources, available to both staff and students. These include
University College Berkeley Guide to quality on the Internet http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/Internet/Evaluate.html
Matlab - on the Mathworks website, sign up for training materials - http://www.mathworks.co.uk/help/index.html?s_cid=global_nav On the Queen's Online home page under Research staff and PG research students may access instructions to download Matlab.
R is a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics. It is available in the Student Computing Areas. Some training sites: http://www.r-tutor.com/ and the R site: http://www.r-project.org/
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