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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.

  • 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
    • At-Risk Mental Health for Faculty and Staff
    • Campus Connect: Suicide Awareness and Intervention
    • Creating Effective Group Projects Community of Practice
    • EDI Forum and Artists Series: Jessica McCabe, Neurodiversity
    • EDI Independent Film Viewing Series: Frederick Douglass: In Five Speeches
    • EDI Independent Film Viewing Series: Los Lecheros: Undocumented in America's Dairyland
    • EDI Independent Film Viewing Series: National Native American Boarding School Day of Remembrance
    • EDI Independent Film Viewing Series: Not Your Model Minority
    • EDI Independent Film Viewing Series: Owned: A Tale of Two Americas
    • EDI Independent Film Viewing Series: Young Lakota
    • EDI Reading Group- Milked: How an American Crisis Brought Together Midwestern Dairy Farmers and Mexican Workers
    • Faculty Workshop on SSD Software
    • International Student Experience Panel
    • Jelani Cobb: The Half-Life of Freedom, Race and Justice in America Today
    • Kevin Gannon: Belonging and Climate Matters
    • Kevin Gannon: Creating Social Presence for In-person and Online Courses
    • Reading Group: Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do
    • Recognition, Remembrance, and Reflection: The Syphilis Study at Tuskegee and Macon County, Alabama
    • The Gender Gap: What is it and what can we do?
    • Transparent Design Framework Workshop
    • Unraveling Faculty Burnout CETL Reading Group Series
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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
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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 (Session 1)
    • 6 Critical Practices for Leadership (Session 2)
    • 6 Critical Practices for Leadership (Session 3)
    • 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 & Career
    • 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
    • Leading at the Speed of Trust (R)
    • Policies & 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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  • 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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  • WEDGE Removal Training

    WEDGE Removal with special guest speaker, Gerry Preciado. WEDGE REMOVAL – PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SESSIONS Is there a wedge that is stopping you from being the best that you can be? The WEDGE Removal – Professional Development Sessions can help you learn how to remove that wedge and become all that you can be! Topics include a variety of fundamental skill areas, as well as subjects such as: Incorporated into these sessions are the core leadership qualities of communication, emotional intelligence, conflict resolution, performance management, understanding goals and achievement, change management, team building strategies, and helping people feel a sense of belonging.

    Workshops Offered
    • ALL EMPLOYEES - WEDGE REMOVAL – PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SESSIONS
    • Introduction to WEDGE Removal - Director Session
    • WEDGE Removal - Revitalizing Your Team with Effective Communication - Director Plus session
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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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