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Professional Development Portal

Looking for Professional Development Opportunities?

Several departments across campus offer professional development for faculty and staff. We encourage you to take advantage of these opportunities. Check out the links below for more information regarding workshops currently being offered across campus.

  • CETL Programming

    Programming for faculty and staff to enhance their work as educators. We offer inclusive space for faculty and staff to meet for personal and professional growth. We focus on teaching, learning, and instructional technology.

    Workshops Offered
    • 2022 Distance Teaching and Learning Conference
    • Teaching Boost Series: Academic Integrity
    • Teaching Boost Series: Course Redesign - Organization in Canvas
    • Teaching Boost Series: Course Revisions to Enhance Learning
    • Teaching Boost Series: Facilitating Learning Online
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  • EAB Navigate

    Navigate is a platform that allows for coordinated student support.

    Workshops Offered
    • EAB Navigate Additional Tools (Level 2)
    • EAB Navigate Basics for Faculty and Instructors (Level 1)
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  • Equity, Diversity + Inclusion Programming

    Tier 2 EDI programming provides participants with the conceptual framework, opportunities for self-reflection and group discussion, and skill-building experience necessary for being an effective advocate for equity and diversity.

    Workshops Offered
    • Allow Me to Translate
    • At-Risk Mental Health for Faculty and Staff
    • EDI Independent Film Viewing Series: Fast-Forward
    • EDI Independent Film Viewing Series: Gather
    • EDI Independent Film Viewing Series: Honor Thy Mother
    • EDI Independent Film Viewing Series: Latino Wisconsin
    • EDI Independent Film Viewing Series: The Bearded-Lady Project: Challenging the Face of Science
    • Inclusive Language
    • Teaching Boost Series: Intentional Course Redesign - Accessibility for All
    • Transparent Design Framework Workshop
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  • Excel

    Excel is a spreadsheet management system designed to efficiently collect and sort data.

    Workshops Offered
    • Excel Basics
    • Excel Charts
    • Excel Master Formulas
    • Excel Pivot Tables
    • Excel Visualize Data: Using Charts
    • Mastering Data with Excel Formulas
    • Pivot Tables
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  • Growth Mindset for Leaders

    Learning and development opportunities are now available for ALL in leadership positions or looking to be in these roles in the future. (Please note leadership comes at any level and does not depend on a title.) This program explores the fundamentals of leadership through exploration of UWEC-centric practices and through general leadership principles through a common language via Franklin Covey offerings, including the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, 6 Critical Practices and Leading at the Speed of Trust for Leadership. Registration is open to all employees.

    Workshops Offered
    • 6 Critical Practices for Leadership (self-paced)
    • 6 Critical Practices for Leadership (Session 1)
    • 6 Critical Practices for Leadership (Session 2)
    • 6 Critical Practices for Leadership (Session 3)
    • 7 Habits for Highly Effective People - Self Paced
    • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
    • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - (Session 1)
    • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - (Session 2)
    • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - (Session 3)
    • Communication, Budget, and Working with Others
    • Employee Performance Management
    • Hire to Retire
    • Policies, Benefits & Career
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  • Growth Mindset for Leaders Learning Camp

    Week-long concentrated learning camp for those who want to complete the entire Growth Mindset for Leaders Program or catch up on individual courses.

    Workshops Offered
    • 6 Critical Practices for Leadership
    • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
    • Communication, Budget, and Working with Others
    • Employee Performance Management
    • Hire to Retire
    • Leadership at the Speed of Trust
    • Leading at the Speed of Trust (R)
    • Policies, Benefits & Career
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  • Illustrator

    Create fantastic and sophisticated visuals for posters or other documents!

    Workshops Offered
    • Illustrator Basics
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  • Kaltura (My Media)

    Kaltura (also known as My Media) is a recording device for screen and video capture. Users often use Kaltura to create their own videos, tutorials, or recorded presentation. Users also have the ability to upload footage from other devices to Kaltura.

    Workshops Offered
    • Kaltura
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  • Photoshop

    Learn how to manipulate and improve photos with Adobe Photoshop!

    Workshops Offered
    • Photoshop Basics
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  • PowerPoint

    Learn how to spice up your PowerPoint presentations!

    Workshops Offered
    • PowerPoint Poster
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  • Qualtrics

    Qualtrics is a survey software with a variety of question options and result formats.

    Workshops Offered
    • Qualtrics Basics
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  • Qualtrics

    Qualtrics is a university supported survey software. This program offers a variety of survey options, survey appearance, survey statistics, and mass distribution options. The Qualtrics workshops will show learners how to create a basic survey, download results into Excel/Word, and how to create panels in order to distribute a survey to email list of participants.

    Workshops Offered
    • Qualtrics Basics
    • Qualtrics Intermediate
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  • Spring Leaders Book Club - Remote Leadership

    Book Review with best practices for successfully leading work-from-anywhere and hybrid teams.

    Workshops Offered
    • Remote Leadership - Spring Leaders Book Club
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  • Wix

    Wix is a free online website builder. You can use your own HTML code to make a Wix page, or you can use the website builder (clicking and dragging elements into place). Please note that Wix is NOT the software used for the university website.

    Workshops Offered
    • Wix Blog
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Firstsource

The Firstsource Support Team offers 30-minute individual, small group and department-specific travel training (additional time may be scheduled).

Unravel Your Travel

  • Travel authorization – if required
  • Best practices for travel booking
  • Airfare, lodging, vehicle rental
  • Acceptable payment methods
  • Cash advance process
  • Expense reimbursement
  • How to get your expense reimbursement report approved the first time
  • Top 5 expense report send back reasons and how to avoid them
  • Student travel
  • Updates, tips and tools

Contact the Firstsource Support Team, (715-836-3131) of the ASK Center to schedule.

 

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