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This is an introduction to the popular database package Microsoft Access. The course is aimed at those who have never used the package before or have just started using it. There is an Access Fast Track course that is a shortened version of this course for those who learn at a faster pace.
This is a fast paced and shortened version of the 2-session Access 2016: Creating a Simple Database course and thus is more suitable for those who are quick learners. This course will be taught using Access 2016 on PCs (Windows 7).
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This course is intended for those already using Microsoft Access 2016 who wish to explore more advanced queries and forms. Those who have attended the Access 2016: Creating a Simple Database course will find this follows on seamlessly from where that course left off - but be prepared for a harder challenge. Part of the course explores relational database design concepts for simple databases. The remainder focuses on more advanced queries and forms. The second session is optional for you to either work through and consolidate the course material, or to receive support on your own project.
This intro to Adobe® Connect software provides an ideal solution for virtual Meetings, Seminars, Interviews, Presentations and Instructor-led Courses and Training, enabling organisers to create, deliver, manage, support and track discussions and courses while providing an experience that can replicate much of the in-person experience. There are also options for additional collaboration via polls, quizzes, breakout rooms for larger and diverse groups, as well as flexible whiteboard and desktop sharing, lecture capture, one-way talks and webinars, and a range of add-ons and programmability to customise for specialised requirements.
Live and previously-recorded sessions can be accessed from virtually any device, from personal computers to mobile devices (including Android, Apple® iOS, and BlackBerry® PlayBook OS).
The skills and knowledge acquired in Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 are sufficient to be able create a website. This course gives particular attention to the initial creation of the website, incorporating text and images.
The skills and knowledge acquired in Adobe Illustrator CC - Level 1 are sufficient to be able to perform basic tasks in Illustrator such as setting up a document, creating basic shapes and working with text.
The skills and knowledge acquired in Adobe Illustrator CC - Level 2 are sufficient to be able to work with various advanced aspects of Illustrator CC including working with the Creative Cloud, colour guides, brushes and symbols, Live Paint, tracing and much more.
The skills and knowledge acquired in Adobe Illustrator CS6 are sufficient to be able create professional artwork and documents.
The skills and knowledge acquired in Adobe InDesign CC - Level 1 enable users to gain a thorough understanding of InDesign and how it can be used as well as the ability to create a variety of different kinds of documents, add text, colour, shapes and graphics, print documents and access help.
The skills and knowledge acquired in Adobe InDesign CC - Level 2 are sufficient to be able to work with various advanced aspects of InDesign CC including working with the Creative Cloud, creating and modifying interactive documents and much more.
The skills and knowledge acquired in this courseware will allow the learner to create a variety of documents, both print-based and digital. The learner will be able to create a variety of documents ranging from simple text documents through to complex brochures and flyers with detailed graphics and advanced formatting features.
The skills and knowledge acquired in Adobe Photoshop CC - Level 1 are sufficient to be able to use and operate the software effectively.
The skills and knowledge acquired in Adobe Photoshop CC - Level 2 are sufficient to be able to work with various advanced aspects of Photoshop CC including working with the Creative Cloud, applying layer effects, creating and modifying 3D content and much more.
The skills and knowledge acquired in Adobe Photoshop CS6 are sufficient to be able to understand the Photoshop screen, the different palettes and use the Photoshop tools to modify and adjust images.
This short session will provide an understanding of the principles, tools and techniques involved in Process Analysis with a view to improving business process effectiveness and efficiency. Delegates will have the opportunity to practice using the techniques that they learn via exercises designed to be enjoyable and thought provoking.
The course refers to the methodology used in conjunction with Triaster process mapping software available to users across the University of Cambridge.
This session is provided for University staff who have an Occupational Health referral or for students who have a Disability Resource Centre referral for specialised one-to-one support. Bespoke sessions cover support for users with:
- Mobility issues, such as an upper limb disorder, where ergonomic keyboards and mice or speech recognition software may be required
- Visual impairment requirements where magnification or text scanning to alternative format can assist users to view a computer screen or read and listen to text
- Specific learning difficulties, who may find speech recognition software or mind mapping software useful
A session typically fall into 2 categories:
- Looking at available hardware, software or IT techniques that can aid in the development of tailored strategies and solutions to help users independently access computing facilities
- Providing training for Assistive Technology software packages to help users progress with the software
At time of booking please specify the following details in the Special Requirements box
- Name of person that referred you:
- A brief outline of type of assitance required e.g. software training, workstation evaluation or general support and advice
- If you require wheelchair access to the venue
This course will introduce ATLAS.ti a Computer Aided Qualitative Data Analysis Software (CAQDAS) which supports qualitative and mixed methods research. It provides a means to collect, organise and analyse content from interviews, focus group discussions, surveys and audio.
The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) programme is open to University IT Supporters. It covers network technology, protocols and theory at deeper levels reflective of University practices. There is a fee to attend this course and an additional fee to take the CCNA (200-120) certification exam.
CCNA Routing and Switching provides a comprehensive overview of networking concepts and skills, from network applications to the protocols and services provided to those applications by the lower layers of the network, with an emphasis on practical application, work-force readiness, and soft-skills development. You will progress from basic networking to more complex enterprise and theoretical networking models later in the curriculum.
There are four modules in the recommended sequence:
We offer this program as instructor led with online access to the curriculum with the support of interactive media and an online networks laboratory called NETLAB. There is a mix of lecture, demonstrations and a heavy emphasis on practical activities using live lab equipment and a simulation package.
Introduction to Networks is the first module of four modules in CCNA. Please book onto this first module to reserve your place for the whole programme.
This module introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and computer networks. The principles of IP addressing and fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. By the end of the course, you will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes.
This is the second module of the CCNA series, should you wish to book on the series please book on Module 1 Introduction to Networks.
This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. You will learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. By the end of this course, you will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPv2, single-area and multi-area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks.
This is the third module of the CCNA series, should you wish to book on the series please book on Module 1 Introduction to Networks.
This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a large and complex network. You will learn how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality. By the end of this course, you will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, STP, and VTP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. You will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement DHCP and DNS operations in a network.
This is the fourth module of the CCNA series, should you wish to book on the series please book on Module 1 Introduction to Networks.
This course discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. The course enables you to understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. You will learn how to configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols. You also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement IPSec and virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network
This is an introduction to programming in modern C++, based on the book "'Programming: Principles and Practice using C++"' (2nd ed.) by Bjarne Stroustrup. The aim is to teach participants how to write non trivial, practical programs that are comprehensible and portable. Participants should also be able to understand and modify most well-written C++ applications, though not necessarily every aspect of them.
C++ is a large and complicated language, which is reflected in the length of this course. The creator of C++, Prof. Stroustrup, estimates that newcomers to programming will have to devote in excess of 200 hours' of work to learn how to program in C++ properly. Please bear that in mind if signing up for the course. It would also be of help (though not essential) if attendees have some prior programming experience in another language, e.g. Python.
This course will cover the most essential features and concepts of Drupal Content Management Service through hands on activities.
This course is intended to build on the introductory EndNote course and give attenders practical experience of editing EndNote output styles.
EndNote output styles control the way EndNote sets out references and their citations in printed documents. By editing these, you can achieve precise control of the way your bibliography is set out.
An introduction to using the bibliography program EndNote to store references and notes and use them to achieve correct referencing in your documents without re-typing. This course covers both EndNote Desktop and the free, browser based, "lite" version, EndNote Online.
Using EndNote will enable you to keep a note of references as you research online so that you will always be able to document your sources correctly. It can save you time as you should never need to retype references and you can alter their layout with a couple of mouse-clicks.