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This is a practical-based course for people new to writing Web pages. Only the basics of HTML (hypertext mark-up language) will be covered, and is suitable for those who have to edit a content management system (CMS) to update web pages. The course teaches how to write HTML from scratch using a basic Text Editor and focuses on content and structure as opposed to style. By the end of the course you will have created three personal linked web pages and had the opportunity to publish these using DS-Web.

Time: 9:30 - 13:00
Trainer: Lynn Foot
Venue: University Information Services, Titan Teaching Room 2, New Museums Site, Cockcroft 2, New Museum Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QH
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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.

Time: 9:30 - 13:00
Trainer: Lynn Foot, Lynda Stratford
Venue: University Information Services, Phoenix Teaching Room 1, New Museums Site, Phoenix Building Ground Floor, New Museums Site, Pembroke St
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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 assistance required e.g. software training, workstation evaluation or general support and advice
  • If you require wheelchair access to the venue

Time: 10:00 - 11:00
Trainer: Darran Bryant
Venue: University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Assistive Technology Room, GS11, Roger Needham Building, 7 J J Thomson Avenue, West Cambridge Site, Cambridge, CB3 0RB
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This course is part of the Scientific Computing series.

This course is aimed at those new to programming and provides an introduction to programming using Python, focussing on scientific programming. This course is probably unsuitable for those with programming experience, even if it is just in shell scripting or Matlab-like programs. By the end of this course, attendees should be able to write simple Python programs and to understand more complex Python programs written by others.

As this course is part of the Scientific Computing series, the examples chosen are of most relevance to scientific programming.

Time: 9:30 - 13:00
Trainer: Bob Dowling
Venue: University Information Services, Titan Teaching Room 1, New Museums Site, Cockcroft 2, New Museum Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QH
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This course covers recording macros which provides automated steps to produce outcomes. This course does not teach VBA programming, if you want to learn VBA then please see the self-taught course Programming in VBA - Using Microsoft Excel 2013 . Not all chapters will be taught in full due to time constraints but are included for self-study.

Time: 9:30 - 11:00
Trainer: Lynn Foot, Emma Lilley
Venue: University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1, Roger Needham Building, Cambridge, CB3 0RB
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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 assistance required e.g. software training, workstation evaluation or general support and advice
  • If you require wheelchair access to the venue

Time: 10:00 - 11:00
Trainer: Darran Bryant
Venue: University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Assistive Technology Room, GS11, Roger Needham Building, 7 J J Thomson Avenue, West Cambridge Site, Cambridge, CB3 0RB
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The course is designed to take someone from having no knowledge of the Unix command line to being able to navigate around directories, and doing simple file manipulation. Then some of the more basic commands, will be introduced, including information on how to get more help from the system itself. Finally accessing remote computers by ssh and the most basic of shell scripts will be introduced.

Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Trainer: Stephen J Ison, Marcel ten Wolde
Venue: University Information Services, Titan Teaching Room 1, New Museums Site, Cockcroft 2, New Museum Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QH
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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 assistance required e.g. software training, workstation evaluation or general support and advice
  • If you require wheelchair access to the venue

Time: 14:00 - 15:00
Trainer: Darran Bryant
Venue: University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Assistive Technology Room, GS11, Roger Needham Building, 7 J J Thomson Avenue, West Cambridge Site, Cambridge, CB3 0RB
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This course will introduce NVivo 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.

Time: 9:30 - 12:30
Trainer: Rosemary Rodd, Lynn Foot
Venue: University Information Services, Titan Teaching Room 1, New Museums Site, Cockcroft 2, New Museum Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QH
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This course is designed for Training Administrators of a new provider on the University Training Booking System (UTBS) and it will take them through theory and practicals on how to administer their training programme on the UTBS.

Time: 9:30 - 12:30
Trainer: Laura Blenkharn, Joanna Craigwood
Venue: University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1, Roger Needham Building, Cambridge, CB3 0RB
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