The Brokerage Information Session originally scheduled for Jan. 28 has been rescheduled for March 3. Topics include changes in CBSA regulations, changes for importing and exporting and other relevant topics. To register for the session, which will run from 8-noon in the VIDO lecture theatre, phone 966-6704
Professional Development Day
The 8th Annual Professional Development Day for Clerical and Administrative Staff takes place Feb. 17 from 8:30 am-4:15 pm in the Garry Room, Marquis Hall. Speakers include V. Lynne Pearson, Ferne Nielsen, Jean Freeman and Monica Coneys. To register, call 966-5539.
Health, Safety & Environment
Classes held in Room 155 Toxicology Centre unless otherwise noted. Contact Linda Steckler at 966-8492 for more information.
- Biosafety Course, mandatory for all who work with infectious and biological agents, March 3, 1-4:30 pm.
- Laboratory Safety Course, mandatory for all who work in a lab, Feb. 24 & 25, 8:30-noon.
- Safety Orientation for New Employees, Feb. 11, 9-11 am.
- Street Smart from 9 To 5, March 30 & 31, 9 am-4:30 pm.
- The Challenges of Shift Work, March 16, 2:30-4:30 pm.
- Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Air/Road (Shipper), March 10, 8:30 am-4:30 pm.
- Transportation of Dangerous Goods (Receiver), March 9, 9-noon.
- Transportation of Infectious Substances (Class 6.2) by Air (IATA), mandatory for those who offer or allow for transport by air of infectious substances of diagnostic biological specimens, March 11, 8:30-4:30 pm.
The Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Centre and the Wildlife Health Fund of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine present Diagnosing Disease in Wild Animals, a short course for biologists, resource managers, conservation officers, park wardens and others Feb. 25-27 in Room 2115, WCVM. For information, contact Continuing Veterinary Education at the WCVM at 966-7274.
Security Services is offering Rape Aggression Defense System (RAD) instruction Feb. 7 & 8. The cost is $40 for faculty, staff and students. To register, call 966-5555.
Information Technology Services (ITS) Training
Visit http://www.usask.ca/its/courses/ for more info. on these hands-on courses. Register by phone at 966-4866 or on website. *Courses with asterick offered using TEL Faculty Development Funding.
- PAWS Demonstration Seminar - Feb. 23, 11-11:30 pm. A 20 overview of PAWS.
- PAWS Navigation & Customization Introduction - Feb. 11, 9-10:30 am. Learn to use PAWS to suit your needs.
- PAWS Calendar Introduction - Feb. 24, 1:30-3:30 pm. Learn the basic use of the PAWS personal calendar.
- PAWS Email Introduction - Feb. 24, 10:30-noon. Learn basic use of PAWS email.
- PAWS Group Studio Introduction - Mar. 4, 1:30-4 pm. Learn to use course tools and materials in PAWS
- Buying A Scanner* - Feb. 9, 1:30-3 pm. Learn which scanner is best for you.
- Buying a Digital Camera• - Feb. 9, 3-4:30 pm. What to look for in a camera.
- Digital Imagery Introduction - Feb. 17 & 19, 9-11:30 am. Learn to use digital camera and scanner, manipulate images.
- Email Distribution Lists Workshop - Feb. 18, 10-noon. Learn to use email distribution list tools.
- Dealing with Spam and Filtering E-mail - Feb. 12, 1:30-3 pm. How spam is sent, reducing exposure, managing spam.
- Issues in Information Technology Security - Feb. 25, 1:30-3 pm. Non-technical overview of IT security issues. Offered with Security Services.
- Linus Security Overview - Feb. 10, 10:30-noon. Focus will be on RedHat version 7.2.
- Linux Security Firewall Rules - Mar 2, 1:30-3 pm. Learn to implement a Linux firewall, filtering, masquerading, etc.
- FTP and Telnet for Web Developers - Mar 8, 9-10:30 pm. Learn to set up and maintain a web site using FTP and Telnet.
- Introduction to PowerPoint* - Feb. 16 & 18, 1:30-4:30 pm.. Learn how to create and save basic presentations that include text and graphics. Offered with DMT.
- PowerPoint Clip Art Advanced* - Feb. 25, 7-8:30 pm. Insert, customize clip art and customize object animation.
- PowerPoint Web-oriented Advanced* - Feb. 25, 8:30-10 pm. Insert web links and action buttons, customize slide show.
- Dreamweaver Introduction* - Feb. 17 & 19, 1:30-4:30 pm. Learn how to build web pages.
- Dreamweaver Library Items Intermediate* - Feb. 23, 7-8:30 pm. Learn to create reusable and updatable web page sections.
- Dreamweaver Templates Intermediate* - Feb. 23, 8:30-10 pm. Use templates in websites to create a consistent look.
- ArcGIS Introduction - Feb. 16 & 18, 9-noon. Overview using ArcGIS (v 8.0), spatial mapping product. Offered with GIServices.
- Advanced ArcGIS Introduction to Geo-processing and Geostatistical Analyst - Feb. 24, 7-9 pm. Learn tools and applications for analytical processes on spatial data.
- Advanced ArcGIS Introduction to Spatial Analyst & 3D Analyst - Feb. 26, 7-9 pm. Interpolate surfaces, run surface analysis, map algebra and more.
- SPSS for Windows Introduction - Feb. 9 & 11, 7-10 pm. Learn to use SPSS/PC statistical analysis program.
- SAS for Windows Introduction - Mar 1 & 3, 7-10 pm. Use SAS statistical analysis program.
- Mac OS X Introduction - Feb. 26, 10:30-noon. An overview of OS X, its differences/similarities with OS 9.
- Basic Computer Skills - Mar 1 & 3, 1:30-4:30 pm. Learn basic skills on a PC computer
- Word Introduction - Mar 2, 9-noon and 1:30-4:30 pm. Learn text creation and editing functions. $101 for staff, students, $130 for others.
- Word Intermediate - Feb. 23 & 25, 1:30-4:30 pm. Learn mail merge, templates, macros. $101 for staff, students, $130 for others.
- Excel Introduction - Mar 1 & 3, 8:30-11:30 am. Create basic worksheets, use of functions, charting. $101 for staff, students, $130 for others.
- Excel Intermediate - Feb. 24 & 26, 8:30-10:30 am. Learn charting, organizing, filtering data. $101 for staff, students, $130 for others.
- Access Advanced - Feb. 9-11, 9-noon. Create effective queries, forms, reports. $125 for faculty, staff, students, $155 for others.
- FileMaker Pro Advanced - Feb. 24 & 26, 7-10 pm. Learn to create related and relational databases, script automated behaviour and share databases. $125 for staff, students, $155 for others.
- InDesign Introduction - Feb. 16 & 18, 1:30-4:30 pm. Learn basics of creating documents with InDesign, a robust, easy-to-use design/layout program. $125 for faculty, staff, students, $155 for others.
- Photoshop Introduction - Mar 9 & 11, 7-10 pm. Learn tools for moving, resizing, manipulating images and saving for print or Web use. $125 for staff, students, $155 for others.
- Photoshop Advanced - Web Graphics and Effects - Feb. 10 & 12, 7-10 pm. Learn to produce web graphics. $125 for faculty, staff, students, $155 for others.
For info: www.extension.usask.ca or 966-5539
- Wood Buffalo National Park, Bison & Migratory Birds, May 23–30 $1500
- Prince Albert National Park: Waskesiu Wildlife Weekend, May 28–30, $320
- Athabasca Sand Dunes Ecology Immersion Camp, June 20–27, $1,950
- Churchill and York Factory, Manitoba: Birds, Botany, Belugas and History Tour, July 9–16, About $2,100.
- Nepal Culture and Geography Tour, October 15–31, $4,868.50
Centre for Second Language Instruction
- One-Week Intensive French Immersion - Feb.16–21, $475
- Art for the Totally Intimidated - Drawing Level One, 8 Mondays, Mar. 8–May 3, $149 plus materials.
- Introduction to Glass Fusion - glass cutting and grinding skills required Feb. 28 & 29, $325 includes glass materials - glass cutting tools required
- Fused Glass from Top to Bottom - some glass fusion experience required Mar. 6 & 7, $325 includes glass materials - glass cutting tools required
- Basic Photography - all levels of experience, 5 Wednesdays, Feb. 11–Mar. 10, $125 plus materials
- Portrait Photography Weekend Workshop - some experience with a manual operation camera required, Feb. 7 and Feb. 8, $125 plus materials
- Introduction to the Art of Songwriting- all levels of experience, Feb. 28, $100 plus materials.
Community Arts Announcements
- GardenScapes Art Show & Sale: U of S Arts Council invites submissions for the 2004 GardenScapes Art Show and Sale March 26-28. Applications are due Feb. 13 at 4:30 p.m.. For more information, contact Kimberly Mathews, Program Coordinator at 306-966-5530 or email@example.com
- The Stars for Saskatchewan performance series is hosted by U of S Arts Council at the Bruno Ursuline Campus in Bruno, 90 km east of Saskatoon.
School Break Art Camps
- February Break Camp for 5–12 Year olds, Feb. 16–20, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. $180 per child. All materials provided.
- April Break Camp for 5–12 year olds, Apr. 12–16, 9 am–4 pm, $180 per child. All materials provided.
Environment, Science & Technology
- Identifying Local Wildlife - Mar. 16–Apr. 13, 7–9 pm, $58.
Engineering & Geoscience
NOTE: Participation in these workshops provides credits for the APEGS Continuing Professional Excellence Program. Fees include lunch and workshop materials. All workshops are GST exempt.
- Understanding Nonverbal Communication - Feb. 11, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, $395
- Financial Risk Analysis for Capital Projects - Feb. 18, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, $395
- Estimating Software Development Projects - Feb. 25–26, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, $595
- Risk Management - Mar. 17, 8:30 am–4:30 pm, $495
- Essentials of Project Management and Contract Administration - Mar. 31 8:30 am–4:30 pm, $395
Business & Leadership
www.learntolead.usask.ca Tel: 306-966-5575 Fax 306-966-5567.
- Public Speaking: Powerful Presentation Skills for Leadership Success - Feb. 24 & 25, 9 am–4:30 pm, $495 plus GST (includes lunch)
- Leadership for Frontline Supervisors - Mar. 18 & 19, 9 am–4:30 pm, $495 plus GST (includes lunch)
- Business & Leadership On-site Programs - If your organization could benefit from our services, please call Helen Duncan, Acting Director at 966–5523 to discuss training needs, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Agriculture & Horticulture
Tel: 966-5546 Fax: 966-5567
- This Land: Soils & Fertilizers Online - start anytime, $375
- Certified Crop Science Consultant (CCSC) Program - CD-Rom-based distance education, start anytime, $550
- 2004 Prairie Crop Protection Planner - Software to help make crop protection decisions regarding weeds, insects, and diseases. Ideal for producers, agribusiness, and government personnel. To order call 966-5565. New subscriptions $89 + taxes & shipping, renewals $50 + taxes & shipping
- Prairie Horticulture Certificate Program - home-study certificate program with four streams: Landscaping and Arboriculture, Fruit & Vegetable Production, Nursery Crop Production, or Greenhouse Crop Production. For more information contact Extension Credit Studies at 966-5563 or e–mail email@example.com
- Master Gardener Program - begin any time.
- Garden Fundamentals - Mar. 2 & 9, 7–9:30 pm, $50
- Edible Herbs - Mar. 10, 7–9:30 pm, $37.50
- Pesticides & Diseases - Mar. 16 & 23, 7–9:30 pm, $50
Extension Credit Studies
Tel: 306-966-5563 Fax: 306-966-5590
Take a university class and start earning a degree or certificate through distance education, off–campus courses and Spring and Summer session.
Degree Credit Courses
Degree credit courses allow students to work toward completing a degree with a combination of independent studies, online, televised, off-campus and evening classes.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language. For information, go to www.extension.usask.ca/go/tefl
Adult and Continuing Education
- Creating and Utilizing Case Studies: An Effective Instructional Tool - Feb. 28, 9 am–4 pm, $195 (includes lunch) plus $50 for CACE credit
- Developing an Almost Foolproof Program Marketing/Promotional Plan - Mar. 13, 9 am–4 pm, $195 (includes lunch) plus $50 for CACE credit
- Building Inclusive Learning Communities - Mar. 19, 6–9 pm & Mar. 20, 9 am–4 pm, $245 (includes lunch) plus $50 for CACE credit
Teaching & Learning Centre
To register, go to www.usask.ca/tlc
- From Kaleidoscopes to Collages: Making the Last Day of Class Count - March 18, 2-4 pm. with Sandra Bassendowski, College of Nursing.
- Plain Figures: Using Graphs and Charts Effectively - March 25, 1:30-4 pm. with Melissa Spore, Instructional Designer.
Sweet & Informal Lunchtime Events
- Feb. 10, 11:45 am., Teaching Metaphors with Ron Marken (dessert - chocolate cake)
- March 11, 11:45 m., Four Conceptions of Teaching with Eileen Herteis (dessert - Nanaimo bars).
Grad Student Development Days
- Creating Online Discussions - Feb. 25, 9-11 am. with Richard Schwier, College of Education.
- Your Teaching Identity - March 9, 4-6 pm. with Ayten Archer, College of Commerce.
For more information, contact
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