Sessions to offer training in computer applications

Registration for the Winter Session 2012 LearnIT workshops begins today. The workshops are held in the training room of the University Computing Centre and are free for all university students, faculty and staff.

Beginner, intermediate and advanced workshops are offered in

  • Microsoft Word;
  • Excel;
  • PowerPoint;
  • Publisher;
  • Lotus Notes;
  • SPSS; and
  • protecting computer data.

They are usually two hours in length; each participant receives a workbook and a certificate of completion. Lucky winners of the regular workshop raffles will take home a LearnIT mug or a Quick Resource Guide relating to the current workshop. A Quick Resource Guide for Lotus Notes 8.5 will be provided for all those who attend a Lotus Notes workshop.

To register for a workshop, visit

Do you have a group of five or more people interested in one of our workshops, but the schedule does not work for you? We offer customized training and we can schedule a workshop at the time and on-campus location of your choice. If you are interested, please contact the IT Services HelpDesk at 519-253-3000, ext. 4440, or e-mail

Trainer Mical Palumbo encourages faculty members to add this information to their course syllabi, as many students will benefit from the workshops. For more information about the LearnIT program, please visit the Web site at