(Feb. 10, 2011)--The UTSA Office of Human Resources Training and Development and the Office of Information Technology (OIT) announce the availability of SkillSoft, an online training website.
The SkillSoft website allows UTSA faculty and staff members access to hundreds of courses and thousands of online manuals to assist in learning how to use popular software applications from companies such as Microsoft and Adobe. Information also is available on other topics including Crystal Reports and home networking.
Faculty and staff members can access the training materials by selecting the SkillSoft Software Training icon at the MyTraining website. For access, users must enter their UTSA network ID ("abc123" format) and password.
The training site can be accessed on any computer with an Internet connection, on- and off-campus, 24/7.
"The SkillSoft online program is a great complement to the training offered by Human Resources," said Bradley Jones, OIT training specialist.
For more information, e-mail Bradley Jones.
UTSA prides itself on giving students a well-rounded education. Combining a top-tier academic program with opportunities for personal growth prepares students to compete in a global economy. And that's not all. They learn to be informed and engaged citizens as well. At the heart of that academic program is an award-winning core curriculum.
For four consecutive years, UTSA has received an A-rating from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni for the caliber of its core curriculum. According to ACTA, UTSA requires its students to take six of the seven courses deemed "crucial" to a well-rounded education: composition, literature, U.S. government or history, economics, mathematics and science. Only a handful of other institutions in the U.S. are giving students these tools, which are needed to succeed in careers and the community.
Did you know? UTSA is one of only three Texas institutions and 23 in the United States to receive the highest rating for its core curriculum in the 2014-2015 edition of the ACTA's "What Will They Learn?" report.
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