Training

UCLA provides faculty, staff and students a variety of online, 24/7 educational tools, classes, and books that allows everyone with a UCLA ID to access just-in-time training including: 

 

Online Resources

Safari Books Online: a premier on-demand digital library providing over 12,400 technology, digital media, and business books and videos online.

Microsoft IT Academy: a subscription-based membership program designed to help schools offer students and faculty learning solutions for IT skills training and certification as well as technology essentials for professionals.

UCLA KnowledgeBase: an information bank or knowledgebase to help faculty, staff, students and campus help desks get accurate, current info about technology, administration and library solutions in this increasingly interdependent environment.

UCLA on iTunes U: distributes digital content developed at UCLA via the iTunes desktop application.

IT Services Training Center

UCLA IT Services YouTube: Watch How-To Videos on tools such as Skype for Business, VoIP, Confluence, Lync, and Office 365.

Gartner: UCLA has an enterprise wide Gartner membership that enables UCLA faculty, staff, and students to access Gartner research documents

Statistical Consulting: data analysis examples illustrating statistical analysis techniques and sample data from different statistical packages (R, Stata, SAS, SPSS, Mplus, and more).

 

In-Person Resources

OIT Workshops and Seminars: learn a variety of programs from R, SAS, SPSS, Python, Mplus, and other research tools at a training course.

Workshops@UCLA: Workshops are collected from a variety of campus units that regularly offer research-based, digital technology instruction. Currently, workshops from the following institutes and centers are included: Office of Information Technology (OIT), Young Research Library (YRL), Institute for Digital Research and Education (IDRE), Center for Digital Humanities (CDH), Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, Institute for Quantitative and Computational Biosciences (QCB), UCLA Career Center, and UCLA Graduate Division.

UCLA Campus Human Resources (CHR): CHR offers hands-on software classes for Microsoft Office programs, and educational and career development certification programs for career employees.

UCLA Library Research Workshops: UCLA Library offers a variety of research workshops designed to teach relevant skills and concentrate on tools for analysis (such as text mining, data visualization, and spatial analysis); tools for organizing and managing your research (citation software, data management); and advice on publishing and presenting your research (copyright, poster presentations).

QCB Collaboratory Workshops: The QCB Collaboratory conduct hands-on workshops tailored to individuals in the Biosciences Community who are interested in learning data analysis, programming and statistical techniques, which include the analysis of next generation sequence data. The topics include Introduction to the Unix command line, NGS data analysis, R Programming, RNA-Seq, BS-Seq, and many other. Registration is free to UCLA faculty, staff, and affiliates. 

 

Other Training Resources

Not associated with UCLA.  There are other useful online training websites available for purchase or free online:

UDACITY

UDEMY

LinkedIn Learning (Formally Lynda.com)

Khan Academy

 

For more information, contact the OIT Communications Group.