Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Recruiting Postgraduate Students Workshop

This workshop is aimed at postgraduate Programme Directors, Heads of Discipline, Heads of School and other staff members involved in the recruitment of domestic postgraduate students. It is primarily intended for those recruiting taught postgraduate students: but may be useful for research supervisors also.

This workshop will;
  1. Assist you in identifying your PG recruitment objectives.
  2. Outline the annual cycle of institutional recruitment activity and the promotional platforms available to your programmes.
  3. To guide you in developing an audience-centred strategic recruitment plan specific to your objectives. 
  4. To introduce a suite of recruitment and marketing tools that can be adapted and applied in line with your skillset, budget and other resources.
Attendance at the workshop assumes you have an active role in postgraduate recruitment and/or marketing, and that you have some expert knowledge of your programme, its target audiences, its recruitment aims, etc.

It also assumes you have some familiarity with the CRM-Recruit Ellucian postgraduate application system.

There are a limited number of spaces for this training, therefore, you must register for this course (as there are only a number of spaces available). For registration and training details, please see Staff Development.

Location: Alexander Anderson Boardroom    
Time: Wednesday, 11th December 2019

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Winter Conferring Ceremonies

Winter Conferring Ceremonies in the Bailey Allen, Hall Monday 11th  - Wednesday 20th November.

Location: Bailey Allen Hall    
Time: November 2017

Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Reading List Service Training

This is an introductory training session demonstrating the Library's reading list management service. This service is aimed at lecturers or any teaching/administrative staff involved in reading list provision..

This teaching support service integrates:

  • your readings lists hosted online
  • Blackboard
  • library resources
  • library ordering & article/chapter scanning 

The session will demonstrate the following:

  • creating & editing reading lists online
  • bookmarking/linking to full text
  • structuring lists
  • publishing lists
  • adding lists to Blackboard

PCs will be available for this session. Teaching staff can bring laptops for convenience if preferred.

For more information and a guide see the Reading List page.

Hugo Kelly
Niamh Walsh
Collection Development Librarians
James Hardiman Library

ext: 3359
ext: 2095

Location: Library Training Room, James Hardiman Library    
Time: Thursday, 7th November 2019

Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Mobile Content Creation Workshop

The aim of this workshop is to provide participants with the tools and confidence to create video content using the technology already at their disposal. This content can be utilised for anything from conference, event or course promotion to effective communication of research.  

Course objectives:
-Learn photo composition
-Learn cinematography techniques
-Understand the unique challenges of mobile storytelling
-Create correct content for the correct mobile device
-Learn social media posting tricks and what content works best
-GDPR & model release consent
Anyone in a role which includes an element of marketing. Anyone who needs to communicate research topics. Anyone with an interest in mobile video production or photography.   Course will involve a two hour presentation with two breaks for video and photo creation and feedback.

Participants must bring a smartphone. Please download the following apps in advance of the workshop:

-Spark Video
-After Focus (optional)
-Slow Shutter (optional)
-Filmic pro (optional)

-Spark Video
-Intro - text animate
-After Focus (optional)
-Slow Shutter (optional)
-Filmic pro (optional)
Learn to create engaging photo and video content using only your smart phone. This session will cover basic composition, photography, videography, and editing skills. There will be a brief photo and video break during which participants will put what they've learned to the test followed by critique and feedback.

PLease click here to register.

Location: THB-G011 Seminar Room, Hardiman Building     
Time: Wednesday, 27th November 2019

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Agresso Web Ordering Training

This course teaches you how to generate purchase orders in Agresso. It also covers approval limits and goods received notes. There is a demonstration and you will be able to practise generating your own purchase orders.

There are a limited number of spaces for this training therefore you must register for this course (as there are only a number of spaces available). For registration and training details, please see Staff Development.

Location: PC Suite, Nursing & Midwifery Library, Basement, James Hardiman Library    
Time: Thursday, 14th November 2019

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Reporting for Recurrent Account Budget Holders and Administrators

This course is designed to familiarise people with the relevant Agresso reports available to Budget Holders or administrators. It is a hands on demonstration on how to run the reports and how to interpret the figures shown in the reports.  The aim of this course is to enable Budget Holders and administrators run and interpret their recurrent accounts on Agresso.

Course Content:

    • General introduction to budgets, budget movements, structure of Cost Centres/Schools/Colleges
    • How to run reports for Cost Centres which show Budgets, Spend to Date and Amount Available to Spend
    • How to drill into individual amounts to show the transactions
    • How to drill into Budget movements to see what they are for
    • How to run Pay Budget Reports which show detailed Pay Analysis
    • How to check whether an invoice has been paid
  • Any other issues that people are having with Agresso Reports

See Staff Development to register

Location: PC Suite, Nursing & Midwifery Library, Basement, James Hardiman Library     
Time: Thursday, 14th November 2019