Training Sessions

IT offers a few training courses for the faculty and staff of UCA to help better utilize some of the services we provide. Below is a list of the sessions we currently offer.

GroupWise Basics

GroupWise Basics gives the opportunity for you to become familiar with the basics of email messaging using the GroupWise application. You will cover the different message types, and how to read, respond, forward, and delete messages. Being able to select a name from a list of addressees is an essential part of any email program. While in class, you will learn how to interact with the GroupWise address book, using it to manage your contacts, and to create your own groups of email recipients. You will learn how to manage their email accounts by checking the size of your messages, moving mail to other locations, and how to customize the GroupWise environment. The current issues concerning Junk mail and what to do about them will also be discussed.

Overview

Length of class:1 1/2 hours

GroupWise Client
  • Menu Bar
  • Toolbar
  • Folder List
  • Quick Viewer
Address Book
  • GroupWise Address Book
  • Your Personal Address Book
  • Your Frequent Contacts
  • Creating Groups
Managing Your Email
  • Creating Folders
  • Know Your Mailbox Size
  • Archiving Your Mail
  • Setting Environment
  • Enabling/Managing Junk Email
Receiving/Sending Email
  • Viewing Your Mailbox
  • Composing A New Message
  • Selecting An Address
  • Adding Multiple Addresses
  • Sending Attachments
  • Checking Your Spelling
  • Signatures
  • Saving A Draft

GroupWise Calendaring and Task Management

GroupWise 7.0 calendaring and task management training deals with collaborating with other faculty and staff using meetings, delegating tasks, and sending reminder notes to others. You will learn how to monitor those invitations, how to retract and reschedule them, and how to set up recurring events. You will also learn about multiple calendars and how to share their calendars with others.

Overview

Length of class:1 1/2 hours

The Calendar Interface
  • The Status Bar
  • Calendar Control Bar
  • Current Time Indicator
The Views
  • Day View
  • Week View
  • Month View
  • Year View
  • Multi-User View
Post Appointment
  • Create A Posted Appointment
Setting An Alarm Posted Task
  • Create a Posted Talk
Posted Reminder Note
  • Create A Posted Reminder Talk
Rescheduling Your Changing Item Types
  • Changing An Item Type During Creation
  • Changing An Item Type After Creation
Creating A Recurring Calendar Item
  • Create An Auto-Date Item Using Date Method
  • Create An Auto-Date Item Using Example Method

iFolder

Novell® iFolder is a Net services software solution that allows your files to automatically follow you everywhere—online, offline, all the time—across multiple workstations and the internet. You simply store your files in the iFolder directory on your workstation. As you work, the iFolder client intelligently tracks and logs updates to your files. It can automatically and transparently synchronize those changes through Internet or network connections with your files on the iFolder server and the various workstations that you use.

Overview

Length of class:1 1/2 hours

iFolder
  • What Is Folder
  • How Can iFolder Work For You
  • Benefits
Installation
  • Prerequisites
  • Configuring The iFolder Client For Your Workstation Or Laptop
  • Security, Encrypting Your Data Over The Internet
Using iFolder
  • Synchronizing Your Files
  • Modifying Your Files
  • Your Account Information
Tips & Techniques
  • Advanced Security
  • Public Computers
  • Password vs Pass Phrase
  • Conflict Bin
Visit the Training Schedule page to see when the sessions are going to be given. If you like to attend a session, contact the Help Desk to sign up.