Cultural and Linguistic Services
Office of Talent Management, Office of Human Resources

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Hostile and Intimidating Behavior Prevention Training
September 26, 2018; 10:00 - 11:30 am
Ingraham Hall, Room 220

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Thrive@UW-Madison: Exploring Creativity and Innovation
September 26, 2018, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Delivering Effective Feedback
October 2, 2018, 9:30 - 11:30 am
Health Sciences Learning Center, Room 1220

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Working Better Together: Everything DiSC Workplace
October 3, 2018, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
Ingraham Hall, Room 220

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Thrive@UW-Madison: Expanding Self-Knowledge to Adapt and Thrive
October 4, 2018, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Hostile and Intimidating Behavior Prevention Training
October 10, 2018, 1:00 - 2:30 pm
Ingraham Hall, Room 220

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Thrive@UW-Madison: Building and Managing Work Relationships
October 10, 2018, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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To Get What You Want, You Have to Talk about It: Employee's Role in the Performance Management Process
October 11, 2018, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Health Sciences Learning Center, Room 1220


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Hostile and Intimidating Behavior Prevention Training
October 18, 2018; 10:00 - 11:30 am
21 N Park Street, Room 1106


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Thrive@UW-Madison: Exploring Creativity and Innovation
October 18, 2018, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Introduction to Plain Language
October 23, 2018, 10:00 - 11:30 am
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Hostile and Intimidating Behavior Prevention Training
October 24, 2018; 9:00 - 10:30 am
Signe Skott Cooper Hall, Room 2309


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Thrive@UW-Madison: Creating Inclusive Work Environments
October 25, 2018, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Thrive@UW-Madison: Communicating Effectively for Authentic Collaboration
November 6, 2018, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Hostile and Intimidating Behavior Prevention Training
November 8, 2018; 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Ingraham Hall, Room 220


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Thrive@UW-Madison: Expanding Self-Knowledge to Adapt and Thrive
November 8, 2018, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Hostile and Intimidating Behavior Prevention Training
November 15, 2018; 3:00 - 4:30 pm
Signe Skott Cooper Hall, Room 2309


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Write with Plain Language
November 30, 2018, 2:30 - 4:30 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 1106

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Hostile and Intimidating Behavior Prevention Training
December 4, 2018; 9:00 - 10:30 am
21 N Park Street, Room 5045


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Thrive@UW-Madison: Thriving in a Time of Change
December 6, 2018, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
21 N Park Street, Room 5045

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Design with Plain Language
December 7, 2018, 9:00 - 11:00 am
21 N Park Street, Room 1106


Volunteer Tutors Needed

Cultural Linguistic Services, within the Office of Talent Management, is in need of tutors to help UW-Madison employees develop their learning in areas such as: English language, literacy (English and Spanish), writing, math, and other subjects. Scheduling and meeting locations are flexible. To become a tutor, complete an application or contact Jzong Thao at jzong.thao@wisc.edu.



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WORKPLACE LEARNING PROGRAM AND TRAINING


 This program is composed of:

 1. Workplace English Language Learning Classes are for employees who have limited English proficiency. The classes are taught in the workplace and develop verbal and written English workplace skills to foster effective communication between employees and managers/supervisors. Employees develop workplace competencies in the following areas: workplace interactions, workplace safety, human resource topics, workplace culture, talking about work, and social interactions. At the same time, they practice listening, speaking, pronunciation, writing, reading, and grammar.

 
2. Plain Language Services support UW-Madison staff to facilitate written effective communication.

3. The 
Employee Learning Center helps UW-Madison employees (including J-1 visa scholars) identify and work toward educational goals to enhance opportunities for workplace advancement.

The Employee Learning Center is a drop-in center, located at 21 N. Park Street. The Employee Learning Center is open every Wednesday from 9:00 – 10:15 am, room 1108 (1st floor). No appointment or registration is necessary.

Areas of instruction may include:

  • English conversation, pronunciation, and listening practice
  • Workplace and Research Vocabulary
  • U.S.A. Culture and American Idioms 
  • Learning about UW-Madison 

For more information, please see the Employee Learning Center Flyer:

English| Spanish | Hmong | Tibetan |​​ Chinese

4. Multilingual Training and Information sessions in English, Spanish, Hmong, Mandarin Chinese and Tibetan. 

  • Work and Life Skills Training, such as Resume Writing, Understanding Earnings Statements, Using UW Libraries, and Resources Available for UW-Madison Employees
  • Working Effectively with an Interpreter
  • Beyond Words: Non-verbal Communication in the Workplace
  • Basic Computer Classes

5. The Volunteer Tutoring Program matches employees with tutors who provide one-on-one instruction. Learners can pursue individual learning goals at convenient times and locations. A Tutor Training Certificate is available through ProLiteracy.

 For additional information please see below:


 

Community through respect & civility. Excellence through diversity. Success through learning.
Cultural and Linguistic Services
Office of Talent Management, Office of Human Resources
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Suite 5101 -21 N Park Street - Madison, WI 53715
Contact our office at 608.265.2257
Email: Registrations2@ohr.wisc.edu

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