Scheduling U 2011
Scheduling U 2011 will be held for approximately 90 minutes each day from Monday, October 17 through Friday, November 4. Scheduling U will be held on both Minneapolis and Saint Paul campuses, and will cover important topics such as Electronic Course Scheduling, scheduling updates, and the Class Scheduling Distribution Summary. Whether you are new to course scheduling or are a pro, there is a session for you during Scheduling U.
All schedulers should plan to attend one of the three scheduling update sessions. During these sessions, members of the scheduling unit will provide information about the new scheduling policy, discuss the process for non-standard classes, and more.
Scheduling U is open to any University staff member.
Join us as the scheduling unit provides an update on policy changes for fall 2012, updates for the Non-Standard Course Section Meeting Time/Day Pattern form, and much more at this annual update of what’s new in scheduling. Speakers: Sarah Kussow (OCM), Bob Quinney (OCM). This is a must see session!
Monday, October 17
Humphrey School of Public Affairs 35
Wednesday, October 26
Ruttan Hall B42
Friday, November 4
Science Teaching & Student Services 123
How to get the room you need
Learn how automated scheduling is accomplished for general purpose classrooms, and use this knowledge to strategically plan your class offerings so you get the classroom you need every time. Speaker: Bob Quinney (OCM).
Tuesday, October 18
Learning & Environmental Sciences R280
Class Scheduling Distribution Summary overview
Remember the budget calculator? Well, its name has changed and it is available online. Come learn more about how to use the Class Scheduling Distribution Summary tool and how it can help you schedule your courses. Speaker: Nate Meath (OCM).
Wednesday, October 19
Nolte Center 140
Friday, October 28
Magrath Library 8
Monday, October 31
Carlson School of Management 1-136
Analysis of classroom reports
Core scheduling decisions often rely on gut feelings, instincts, and political sensitivities. Yet the buy-in for any decision is strongest when it is supported by clear, concrete facts. This workshop will show you how to access the data that is already at your fingertips and how to use it throughout the scheduling process. Utilization Dashboards, UMReports, and R25 reporting will be covered. Speaker: Christine Mounts (OCM).
Thursday, October 20
Blegen Hall 125
Academic scheduler orientation
Are you new to academic scheduling? Perhaps you are an experienced scheduler looking for a refresher? Plan to attend this session as we walk you through University policies and procedures that relate to scheduling. All processes from A to Z will be covered. Speakers: Sandie Carlson (OCM), Sarah Kussow (OCM), Robert Wilson (OCM).
Friday, October 21
Science Teaching & Student Services 144
Wednesday, November 2
Humphrey School of Public Affairs 25
Department scheduler open forum
Let’s talk. Come learn from fellow schedulers about how they schedule courses. We’ll discuss best practices, data organization, and tips and tricks to help you schedule efficiently. Moderators: Sarah Kussow (OCM), Anya Norton (OCM).
Monday, October 24
Nolte Center 140
ECS tips & tricks
The special tips and tricks session is back again. This session will include information that everyone from newbies to more advanced schedulers will find useful. Combined sections, reserve groups, class permission numbers, Course Guide, and more will be covered. Questions welcomed. Speakers: Student Record Training & Support Team.
Tuesday, October 25
Humphrey School of Public Affairs 15
Thursday, October 27
Fraser Hall B20
Discuss issues, problems and solutions with your scheduling colleagues from departments across the Academic Health Center. The unique needs of schedulers in the AHC will be heard, and you’ll have a chance to meet the newest member of AHC Classroom Services during this panel discussion. Speakers: Amy Currier (AHC Classroom Services), Bob Quinney (OCM).
Tuesday, November 1
Mayo Memorial Building D325
R25 user group: A to Z
Discuss issues, problems, and solutions related to R25 and learn how it can help you schedule your courses and events. This session will answer your burning questions and help you become more of an expert in R25. Speaker: Christine Mounts (OCM).