LinkedIn Learning Kicks Off “12 Days of Learning” Challenge

LinkedIn Learning logoThe holiday season doesn’t mean the learning should stop! This December, LinkedIn Learning invites you to keep up the habit of discovering new things by taking part in their 12 Days of Learning challenge.

Accepting the challenge is simple! Just take a look at this calendar below. The PDF version with video links is also available here. Continue reading LinkedIn Learning Kicks Off “12 Days of Learning” Challenge

ICUT Hosts Microsoft Professional Development Training

ICUT logoThis December, the Independent Colleges & Universities of Texas (ICUT) will host Microsoft professional development training for schools and educators with remote learning tools. SMU faculty and staff are invited to attend these workshops.

All workshops will be delivered through Microsoft Teams which will allow participants to interact directly with the presenter and collaborate with other attendees from various institutions.

The goal is to provide information and instruction about how educators can stay connected with students through hybrid learning using Microsoft multimedia tools. Continue reading ICUT Hosts Microsoft Professional Development Training

Mac Users: Don’t Upgrade to Big Sur… Just Yet!

Apple macOS Big SurThis week, Apple announced during their “One more thing” event that the latest update to its macOS, Big Sur, is to be released to the public on November 12, 2020. While we know people are eager to update to the latest OS to take advantage of the new enhancements for key apps; including Safari, Messages, and Maps, as well as new privacy features, we recommend that users wait until the next “dot” OS update before upgrading University-owned Macs. Continue reading Mac Users: Don’t Upgrade to Big Sur… Just Yet!

Adobe Test Fest a Success!

Adobe Digital Badges

Our recent Adobe Test Fest has concluded, with several Adobe certifications issued during the weekend event. Also, we have a winner in our highest score contest! Samantha Navarro, a master’s student in Design and Innovation, scored an excellent score of 950 on her Visual design using Photoshop exam to earn the $100 Amazon gift card! Samantha was excited to take advantage of our availability of Adobe exams. Continue reading Adobe Test Fest a Success!