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SMU Takes On Brain Challenge with Lynda Learning Days

In January, IT training facilitated a series of Lynda Learning events on campus. The month kicked off with our partnership with Wellpower as we announced the lynda.com “Brain Challenge.”  Participants could receive Wellpower points for completing a course during the month … Continue reading

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Register Now for Lynda Learning Day on January 12

Next month, the IT Training Team is promoting professional development available to faculty and staff through our learning partner lynda.com and the lyndaCampus service. LyndaCampus provides faculty, staff, and students with free access to thousands of online tutorials, exercise files, … Continue reading

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Canvas Boot Camp Sessions: January 18 & 19

With the success of our Canvas Boot Camp this summer, we will be offering them again in time for the Spring Semester on Wednesday, January 18th and Thursday, January 19th. We hope you’ll join us for these come-and-go learning opportunities to get you up … Continue reading

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Save the Date: Lynda’s Birthday Bash

To kick off 2017, IT training will be promoting professional development through the month of January showcasing our learning partner lynda.com.  We will be celebrating Lynda Weinman’s birthday, founder of lynda.com, all month long! Save the date to participate in … Continue reading

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Online Training Now Available for ePAF

We recently partnered with Payroll to create online training for ePAF’s. If you were unable to attend the initial training sessions that Payroll offered you may now access online training at your convenience. 

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Enhance Your LinkedIn Profile with Lynda

The Office of Information Technology was pleased to be part of last night’s Hegi Family Career Development Center All Majors Career & Internship Fair.  As we continue to promote our campus license for lynda.com (a leading online learning platform), don’t … Continue reading

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OIT Resources & Support for Students

Many SMU students are unaware of the vast resources available at their fingertips. As we have entered the back to school season we’ve put together this list of resources and reminders for you. As always, if you have any questions … Continue reading

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The IT Help Desk Returns to Fondren Library!

At the end of May, the Help Desk returned to Fondren Library. Our new expanded space is in the west lobby adjacent to the Collaborative Commons and Starbucks Café. If you haven’t yet seen the new renovations in Fondren Library, take … Continue reading

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OIT Resources and Support for Faculty & Staff

Many University employees are unaware of the vast resources available at their fingertips. As we have entered the back to school season we’ve put together this list of resources and reminders for you. As always, if you have any questions … Continue reading

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Canvas Resources for Faculty & Staff

The Academic Technology team has worked feverishly to get our faculty and staff up and running with Canvas, our new course management system that rolled out to campus this summer. While some faculty members may have already engaged in this … Continue reading

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