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Web-Based Training Resources at UC San Diego

Read an overview and link to UC San Diego's Web-based training and learning resources.

UC San Diego offers Web-based training in several areas including information technology, business, sexual harassment prevention, and UCSD-specific financial and safety topics. Available resources:

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Skillsoft eLearning

UC San Diego has contracted with Skillsoft to offer faculty and staff a wide variety of free Web-based courses, books and videos available anytime, from any location, for Windows Mac and some mobile-device users. 

See Skillsoft Web-Based Training for more information.

Virtual Instructor

UC San Diego has contracted with the Virtual Instructor for IT training, exclusive to our staff and faculty. The Virtual Instructor is a subscription service, with access for a year to all VI live online classes, lunch-time talks, online consultations and course materials. See the Virtual Instructor brochure to learn more. Go to the Virtual Instructor registration page if you are ready to sign up.

UCSD-specific web tutorials

Web tutorials are available for some UCSD-specific financial, safety and other topics. See the UC Learning Center and use the keyword search to launch these tutorials.

If you need help launching a tutorial, see Help for Web-based Tutorial Launch.

Finance

Non-Credit Demonstrations

Safety

Stem Cell Ethics

Technology

Travel

Campus business systems online demonstrations

Some campus business systems have demonstrations that are available on their own Blink pages.

Information technology resources

The UCSD Science & Engineering Library has many valuable resources for both amateur and seasoned system administrators, with a focus on subjects relevant to information technology professionals. Topics include tech dictionaries, e-books, IT magazines, general IT, IT management, database management, networks, security, and software engineering.

Sexual harassment prevention

In compliance with California State Law AB 1825, UC San Diego requires all supervisors and managers to take 2 hours of sexual harassment prevention training every 2 years.

To fulfill this requirement, take a UC-sponsored online course, or take a classroom-style course, both available through the UC Learning Center. For more details, see Mandatory Sexual Harassment Prevention Training or Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination.

TED

Ted is a course management tool that faculty can use to offer web access to course materials and Web-based tools, such as discussion boards, chat rooms, quizzes, and grade posting.

Learning and Development Roundtable

UC San Diego participates in this systemwide subscription to the Learning and Development Roundtable, a library of professional development resources for leaders and their managers. It also offers tools, templates, and assessments useful to trainers and those who teach trainers. Follow the directions under "Getting Started" on the home page to set up your account. To verify your eligibility to use the system, enter your UCSD email address.

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Notice: The information on this page summarizes provisions of university policies and/or collective bargaining agreements. Refer to the Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) and local implementing procedures or applicable collective bargaining agreement for full text of referenced information.