Spring 2020 Training Opportunities for Faculty & Staff

New semesters always means new opportunities to take part in one of our many training sessions.

Along with our usual catalog of training courses, our Academic Technology Service Directors will also be providing faculty-focused training sessions for all kinds of systems and services to improve your skills in Canvas course design, Microsoft Teams, Qualtrics, and even open labs to tackle all of your burning academic tech questions. For more information on faculty courses, check out our calendar!

Also, here’s a sampling of staff-focused courses. Continue reading Spring 2020 Training Opportunities for Faculty & Staff

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

Build Your Data Science Skills with LinkedIn Learning

R U In?The realm of Data Science is one of the fastest-growing professions today. From academic research labs to the corporate boardroom, data scientists are in high-demand to help take enormous amounts of data and process and visualize it to help make big decisions. Data Science is also a constantly changing industry, with many different programming and scripting languages to serve all kinds of disciplines.

If you want to make more sense out of Data Science, LinkedIn Learning can help! Continue reading Build Your Data Science Skills with LinkedIn Learning

Available IT Training for Summer 2019

Summer is here, which means classes, camps, and gearing up for the fall semester. OIT is providing several opportunities to rejuvenate your technical skills with training and certification!

Microsoft Office Specialist Certifications Continue

Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean we’re taking a load off! We will continue to offer testing sessions for obtaining Microsoft Office Specialist certifications until the beginning of August. You can visit smu.edu/mos for more details on getting your study and practice materials! Continue reading Available IT Training for Summer 2019