Training and Development

Training and Development

Staff are encouraged to browse the listings below for upcoming training opportunities.  A wide variety of in-person workshops and webinars are offered across the University by Human Resources, Learning and Teaching Centre, Research and Finance.  The listings below show what is occurring over the next six weeks.  To see a monthly or a yearly view, please click View All under one of the categories.

Further learning
Staff can browse other learning opportunities across the higher education sector by using the links in the right-hand menu.   Did you know that ACU staff have free unlimited access to a vast online library of training videos?  Browse over 2,500 courses by clicking the online library link on the right and logging in using your ACU staff username and password.

Upcoming training for:

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  • Argos Training

    (Student Systems)

    Webinar: 4 Jan

    The Argos Training is held for first time Argos users; the session will assist staff in the following areas; Initial logon, Navigating the main menu, Types of reports, Running reports, and Printing.

  • Student Systems Training for Course Coordinators

    (Student Systems)

    Webinar: 4 Jan

    The Course Coordinators training session has been developed from the information listed in the Student Systems Course Coordinator Manual available on the ACU Staff website.

  • New Finance system for ACU - Procurement Training

    (Finance)

    Brisbane; Melbourne; North Sydney; Strathfield: 16 Jan

    • Brisbane:
    • Melbourne:
    • North Sydney:
    • Strathfield:

    ACU has a new Finance System, register for a training session today and learn what changes there are in the procurement process.

  • New Finance system for ACU - Purchase Cards Training

    (Finance)

    Brisbane; Melbourne; North Sydney; Strathfield: 18 Jan

    • Brisbane:
    • Melbourne:
    • North Sydney:
    • Strathfield:

    ACU has a new Finance System, register for a training session today and learn what changes there are in the purchase card process.

  • Chemical Management@Chemwatch

    (Human Resources)

    Webinar: 25 Jan

    This course is delivered by an online learning mode and is ideal for anyone who needs a refresher or is new to Chemwatch.

  • Introduction to Programming with Python

    (Human Resources)

    Melbourne: 16 Feb

    • Melbourne:

    Learn how to code with Python

  • LEO Basics

    (Learning and Teaching Centre)

    Ballarat; Brisbane; Canberra; Melbourne; North Sydney; Strathfield: 31 Jan

    • Ballarat:
      • 8 Feb Face to face;
      • 22 Feb Face to face;
    • Brisbane:
      • 8 Feb Face to face;
      • 20 Feb Face to face;
    • Canberra:
      • 9 Feb Face to face;
      • 23 Feb Face to face;
    • Melbourne:
      • 31 Jan Face to face;
      • 9 Feb Face to face;
      • 14 Feb Face to face;
      • 23 Feb Face to face;
    • North Sydney:
      • 31 Jan Face to face;
      • 10 Feb Face to face;
      • 17 Feb Face to face;
    • Strathfield:
      • 9 Feb Face to face;
      • 16 Feb Face to face;

    If you have never used LEO (Learning Environment Online) or need a refresher this session is for you, especially if you are new to teaching at ACU. LEO includes a number of new features as part of our January upgrade. If you would like to find out more about these new features and develop your confidence in LEO skills attend this workshop.

  • LEO Learning Materials

    (Learning and Teaching Centre)

    Ballarat; Brisbane; Canberra; Melbourne; North Sydney; Strathfield: 31 Jan

    • Ballarat:
      • 8 Feb Face to face;
    • Brisbane:
      • 1 Feb Face to face;
      • 15 Feb Face to face;
    • Canberra:
      • 9 Feb Face to face;
    • Melbourne:
      • 31 Jan Face to face;
      • 14 Feb Face to face;
    • North Sydney:
      • 1 Feb Face to face;
      • 14 Feb Face to face;
    • Strathfield:
      • 9 Feb Face to face;

    This workshop looks at a variety of ways to present your learning materials in your LEO units, including using the LEO text editor which is used across all activities and resources in LEO. It will help with layout, styling and accessibility of your units, use images and videos.

  • LEO Communication

    (Learning and Teaching Centre)

    Ballarat; Brisbane; Canberra; Melbourne; North Sydney; Strathfield: 1 Feb

    • Ballarat:
      • 14 Feb Face to face;
    • Brisbane:
      • 1 Feb Face to face;
      • 15 Feb Face to face;
    • Canberra:
      • 16 Feb Face to face;
    • Melbourne:
      • 1 Feb Face to face;
      • 15 Feb Face to face;
    • North Sydney:
      • 1 Feb Face to face;
      • 14 Feb Face to face;
    • Strathfield:
      • 15 Feb Face to face;

    This workshop provides an overview of LEO synchronous and asynchronous communication with students in your unit. Communication includes announcements, messaging, discussion forums and live classrooms.

  • LEO and Copyright

    (Human Resources)

    Ballarat; Brisbane; Canberra; North Sydney; Strathfield; Video Conference: 8 Feb

    • Ballarat:
      • 22 Feb Face to face;
    • Brisbane:
      • 8 Feb Face to face;
    • Canberra:
      • 23 Feb Face to face;
    • North Sydney:
      • 17 Feb Face to face;
    • Strathfield:
      • 16 Feb Face to face;

    Overview of the responsibilities teachers and academics have when using third party (ie anything not created by University staff) learning materials with students in LEO.

  • LEO Learning Activities

    (Learning and Teaching Centre)

    Ballarat; Brisbane; Canberra; Melbourne; North Sydney; Strathfield: 8 Feb

    • Ballarat:
      • 14 Feb Face to face;
    • Brisbane:
      • 8 Feb Face to face;
      • 16 Feb Face to face;
    • Canberra:
      • 16 Feb Face to face;
    • Melbourne:
      • 9 Feb Face to face;
      • 21 Feb Face to face;
    • North Sydney:
      • 10 Feb Face to face;
      • 21 Feb Face to face;
    • Strathfield:
      • 20 Feb Face to face;

    LEO Learning Activities includes designing tasks for students that are engaging and personalised. LEO contains many different activities that can be used in a variety of ways. This session will look at Quiz and Lesson, as well as give an introduction to other tools such as Database, Glossary and Media Assignment.

  • LEO Assessments

    (Learning and Teaching Centre)

    Ballarat; Brisbane; Canberra; Melbourne; North Sydney; Strathfield: 8 Feb

    • Ballarat:
      • 21 Feb Face to face;
    • Brisbane:
      • 9 Feb Face to face;
      • 21 Feb Face to face;
    • Canberra:
      • 23 Feb Face to face;
    • Melbourne:
      • 8 Feb Face to face;
      • 21 Feb Face to face;
    • North Sydney:
      • 8 Feb Face to face;
      • 21 Feb Face to face;
    • Strathfield:
      • 20 Feb Face to face;

    LEO assessments come in many forms. The workshop will provide overview of the different ways that LEO can be used to assess student work. The workshop will focus on Turnitin and LEO Assignment and how to create, view and grade student assignments.

  • Introduction to Learning and Teaching (ILAT)

    (Learning and Teaching Centre)

    Ballarat; Brisbane; Canberra; Melbourne; North Sydney; Strathfield: 16 Feb

    • Ballarat:
      • 22 Feb Face to face;
    • Brisbane:
      • 20 Feb Face to face;
    • Canberra:
      • 28 Feb Face to face;
    • Melbourne:
      • 23 Feb Face to face;
      • 24 Feb Face to face;
    • North Sydney:
      • 17 Feb Face to face;
    • Strathfield:
      • 16 Feb Face to face;

    This participant-focused workshop introduces academics new to ACU, to learning and teaching at our University. We aim to engage you with the uniqueness of ACU and its position as a provider of quality education and supporter of the Catholic ethos. You will experience stimulating, creative ideas, and use tools and resources which will allow you to settle in quickly and perform your role to the best of your ability. The session will be facilitated face-to-face using available technology on each campus by Learning and Teaching Centre (LTC) academic staff. This interactive, information session will include discussions, group work and online activities. Your participation will be recorded on Staff Connect on completion of the workshops. It is anticipated staff will further pursue their professional development in the scholarship of learning and teaching.