UC San Diego has contracted with Skillsoft to offer faculty, staff, and students 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.
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.
Some campus business systems have demonstrations that are available on their own Blink pages.
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.
In compliance with California State Law AB 1825, UCSD 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 of Sexual Harassment Prevention and Policy.
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.
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.