Enhance Your Study Skills with LinkedIn Learning

linkedin learining headA new semester is upon us at SMU, which means new beginnings and new academic goals for everyone. Sometimes, going back to the basics can be the best thing to do when working towards new accomplishments. LinkedIn Learning provides students with courses like Learning Study Skills to pick up easy tricks to save time and effort within their academic endeavors, and to start the semester off right.

LinkedIn Learning is a free online learning platform provided by the Office of Information Technology at SMU. The platform enables students to develop various skills by watching short video tutorials presented by experts from all types of fields. Students can personalize their learning experience and even share their accomplishments on their LinkedIn account. In the course, Learning Study Skills, Paul Nowak instructs on how to become a better student, and ways to make the learning process easier. The course covers speed reading techniques, more efficient ways of note-taking, memory tricks, and testing tips. Skills like these tend to be overlooked, but with the help of LinkedIn Learning, students can go back to their basics and be well on their way to academic success.

To learn more about LinkedIn Learning itself or make your own account, visit the SMU’s LinkedIn Learning webpage.

Managing Your Finances with LinkedIn Learning

FinancesNorthwestern Mutual’s 2018 Planning & Progress Study found money to be the highest rated cause of stress among Americans. Luckily, SMU students might be able to reduce their financial stress with short video courses on money management from LinkedIn Learning.

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Discover Job Search Success with LinkedIn Learning

The job search for a soon-to-be college graduate can be a daunting task. It isn’t easy navigating the sea of applications, networking events, and personal branding that comes with seeking employment. To learn how to succeed in these activities, as well as develop a personal job search strategy, students can watch a short video course, Job Hunting for College Grads or others like it found on LinkedIn Learning. Continue reading Discover Job Search Success with LinkedIn Learning

De-stress this Holiday Season with LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn LearningThis year we’re putting personal care at the top of our holiday wish list. Why? Because 62% of respondents in a Healthline survey said they experience, “very to somewhat” elevated stress levels during the holiday season. With the help of this LinkedIn Learning video course, you can learn how to combat increased stress levels and gift yourself some much-needed self-care.
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IT Training Represents SMU at CERTIFIED Conference

Laurene Klassen, Manager of IT Training and Communication, recently returned from the CERTIFIED conference in Orlando, Florida where she was invited to share SMU’s certification success story “From Zero to 500—MOS 101 for Jump-starting and Marketing Your Certification Program” with approximately two hundred educators from all over the United States. Continue reading IT Training Represents SMU at CERTIFIED Conference