This page provides links to other sites providing professional development opportunities that are recommended by the university.
The Department of Administrative Services (DAS) in Salem currently offers computer training for state employees, and higher education employees can also take advantage of the classes.
They offer a wide range of courses, including software applications, programming, and business development classes. The classes are open to all state and local government employees, which includes OSU staff and faculty. Classes take place in Salem; registration is on-line (OSU employees would pay by invoice), and costs are reasonable. Check it out!
Their web site is located at: http://cms.oregon.gov/DAS/CHRO/Pages/WD.aspx.
OSU faculty and staff have access to free web-based geograhic information system (GIS) short courses ("ESRI Virtual Campus"). The training requires ArcGIS software to be installed on the computer the training will be taken on. Information on the available courses can be found at http://www.geo.orst.edu/esri/esri_distrib.html#vc. Information on OSU's license for GIS software can be found at http://is.oregonstate.edu/accounts-support/software/user-workstation-software/arcgis.