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Skillport icon Getting Started in Skillport [PDF]

The document above will take you through the first steps necessary to acquire your log in information and access the Skillport interface.​


Please note: when logging in to Skillport, the correct log in ID is your Network ID, not your Peoplesoft ID.


Skillport offers UHD the best of online learning. Aside from being top-quality learning material in a wide variety of topics, Skillport also provides several learning styles!

Features include:
  • Take online courses through Skillport, and then have "Skillbriefs" to summarize the material
  • Engage in a SkillSim - a simulation that puts you in an authentic professional situation
  • JobAids are documents that help transfer knowledge and skills from classroom to workplace
  • Ask my Mentor allows you to chat or send emails to someone knowledgeable in your subject
  • Access training materials at work, at home, and on the road
  • Test your knowledge with course evaluations
  • You can check out books online at Books24x7.com
  • Practice Labs will help you master your skills
  • Test Prep Exams help prepare you for your certification exams
  • Instructor-Led training is available at a set time and date for certain classes
  • The Projects module helps IT professionals test their skills in a structured learning environment

If you have any additional questions, please call the TLS support line at 713-221-8200.​

 

Support Contact Info

Helpdesk:
Location: A700
Phone: (713) 221-8031 (x3000) 
Email: help@uhd.edu

Technology Training:
Location: A700 (TTLC)
Phone: (713) 221-8200
Email: ttlctraining@uhd.edu

Blackboard Support:
Location: A700 (TTLC)
Phone: (713) 221-2786
Email: bb@uhd.edu

Last updated 6/1/2015 9:51 AM