Text Mining Practicum Course Returns for 2020

The Office of Information Technology is offering our popular Text Mining Practicum again! Members of the SMU community will gain an introduction to the tools needed for evaluating data from the shortest tweets to the largest repositories of scientific information. Participants will also get an introduction to R and the Tidyverse.

R logoR is a programming language that is used by many academic disciplines to analyze and visualize large amounts of data. The Tidyverse is an ecosystem of libraries built on R that makes it useful for text mining. You don’t have to be a computer scientist to learn and utilize R – In fact, R is becoming quite popular in humanities fields. Continue reading Text Mining Practicum Course Returns for 2020

Making Sitecore Approachable with Individual Instruction

Sitecore Individual InstructionWith Sitecore being the official web tool for the campus, we want it to not only be a success for the University but using it to be successful for you too. OIT provides regular training classes, webinars, and SMU-specific documentation for using Sitecore. Beyond that, we offer several Sitecore Clinics, walk-in sessions where users can get their questions answers, and Individual Instruction, where users can get personal assistance with using features and forms. Continue reading Making Sitecore Approachable with Individual Instruction

You Could Be SMU’S 1000th MOS Certification!

MOS Cert BadgesWe are coming up on our 1000th Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification awarded here at SMU since launching the MOS Testing Center just two years ago. To celebrate, we will be providing the student that receives that 1000th certification with a Study Prize Pack that includes a $50 campus print credit along with a Starbucks gift card, and more!

But that is not all! Continue reading You Could Be SMU’S 1000th MOS Certification!

Learn to Rock Your Profile on September 19!

Rock Your Profile is a program LinkedIn offers to educate members on profile best practices, showcasing skills development from LinkedIn Learning, and how to connect to opportunity using the LinkedIn platform. The Hegi Family Career Development Center and Office of Information Technology will be hosting this unique event to get students up-and-running with their LinkedIn profile. Continue reading Learn to Rock Your Profile on September 19!