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Using OwlTrain

OwlTrain is an online self-paced training and instructor-led classroom workshops registration system.

OwlTrain provides a great variety of online learning course content for Business Skills and Information Technology, and can be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This self-paced online learning portion of OwlTrain contains an extensive library of content with courses ranging from technical topics to software application instruction to business skills development.

The workshops registration component of OwlTrain lets you easily find and enroll into instructor-led classroom training sessions. It also generates certificates of completion.

Accessing OwlTrain

Each currently enrolled student at Kennesaw State University has use of the OwlTrain system. To access OwlTrain, open a web browser and point it to http://owltrain.kennesaw.edu. Login to the OwlTrain system with your NetID.

Registering for the Free UITS Classroom Workshops

To register for a classroom workshop:

  1. Log in with your KSU NetID and password at http://owltrain.kennesaw.edu.
  2. In the Search box at the top, type in your desired workshop.
  3. In the Select drop down, select ILT.
  4. Click on the Search button.
  5. In your search results, click the desired course. The available sessions will appear.
  6. Notice the start date and time, the end date and time, location, and Instructor. (Note: For additional information, such as Course Info, Session Info, and Meeting Times, click Details next to the session you would like to attend.
  7. Click the Enroll link.
  8. A confirmation message will appear, click Yes to add the session to your Learning Plan.
  9. The Save to My Learning Plan window will appear. In the Due on* field, enter the date that the workshop will be held. (Note: If you would like to receive reminders, enter when you would like to receive the reminders.)
  10. Click Save.
  11. Click OK in the window that appears.
  12. You are now enrolled in the session. You will receive an email confirmation within a few minutes.

*If the session is already full, Hover your mouse over More Actions, and then click Add to Watchlist. You will receive an email notification to your KSU email account if a spot becomes available..

Withdrawing Enrollment from an UITS Classroom Workshop

If you will not be able to attend a workshop you previously registered for, please withdraw your enrollment to open the seat.

  1. Log in with your KSU NetID and password at http://owltrain.kennesaw.edu.
  2. Click the View Learning Plan link at the top. The sessions you have enrolled in will appear.
  3. Click on the Title of the workshop that you would like to withdraw from.
  4. Click the Withdraw link next to the course in which you are enrolled. (Note: Withdrawing from the course will not remove it from your Learning Plan. You will need to go back to your Learning Plan, click on More Actions next to the course, and then select Remove.)

Attending Online Self-Paced Courses

To attend an online course:

  1. Log in with your KSU NetID and password at http://owltrain.kennesaw.edu.
  2. In the Search box at the top, type in your desired training topic, e.g. Photoshop CS5.
  3. In the Select dropdown, choose Courses, and then click Done.
  4. Click the Search button.
  5. Your search results will appear; your results may have more than one page.
  6. Next to the desired Course, click on Launch to begin the course.
  7. If prompted to run the CCAPLayer application, click Run.
  8. You are now viewing the course.

Monitoring Your Progress

To monitor your progress and resume an incomplete course:

  1. Go to Learning Transcript, located in QuickLinks.
  2. You can view your completed courses, or resume incomplete online courses here by clicking Actions, and then selecting Launch.

Printing Your Workshop Certificates

OwlTrain allows you to print a certificate of completion for every workshop you attend.

These instructions were written using the Firefox web browser; other browsers may be different.

To print your certificate of completion:

  1. Log in with your KSU NetID and password at http://owltrain.kennesaw.edu.
  2. Click QuickLinks at the top, and then select Learning Transcript.
  3. A list of courses that you are enrolled in will appear. Locate the course for which you would like to print your certificate.
  4. Click the Actions link to right of the course.
  5. Select View Certificate.
  6. Your certificate appears in a new window.
  7. Click the Firefox menu, then Print.
  8. Choose your desired printer, then click the OK button.

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