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

Explore with LinkedIn Learning this Summer

For students, summer is a time for exploration. Whether you find yourself exploring a foreign country, working at an internship, or taking new classes back on campus, LinkedIn Learning is ready to help you make the most of your experience.

LinkedIn Learning is a free, personalized learning platform provided by the Office of Information Technology here at SMU. Students can use the platform to develop new or underdeveloped skills, and then share their accomplishments with their peers on their associated LinkedIn accounts. The platform contains thousands of course videos on a variety of topics taught by experts of all kinds. Here are a few of our favorites: Continue reading Explore with LinkedIn Learning this Summer

Learn in Your Language with LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning has recently rolled out a new feature that is sure to make non-native English speakers happy. Now, you can change the language preference to retrieve course content in six other languages (Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, and Portuguese). While not all courses are available there is still quite a collection to choose from.

Choosing language options in LinkedIn learning. Continue reading Learn in Your Language with LinkedIn Learning

Learn a new skill over Spring Break with LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn LearningWith Spring Break less than a week away, we would like to remind you that it is a great time to learn a new skill. Many of you will be traveling or taking a break, and you can use the time getting there along with the LinkedIn Learning app to make your time away from campus more productive to be more fruitful when you return. By using the LinkedIn Learning Mobile app, you can download courses to view on your mobile device for offline viewing in areas you don’t have a network or wifi connection, such as in a plane, in a car, or on the beach. We have compiled a few courses – from fun new skills to productivity tips – that might be worth your time while on Spring Break. Continue reading Learn a new skill over Spring Break with LinkedIn Learning

Winners in the 2019 LinkedIn Learning Watch and Win Contest

LinkedIn LearningWe are really excited about how the SMU campus has adopted LinkedIn Learning during our LinkedIn Learning Watch and Win Contest. During the contest period, which ran from January 14, 2019, to February 14, 2019, we had 413 users log in to view over 860 hours of training. Those users watched 1494 courses and 117 were completed.

For the contest, users needed to watch at least one complete video on LinkedIn Learning. The SMU community took on the challenge to heart. Over 7650 videos were viewed – 87 percent in their entirety! How users accessed those videos was interesting. Continue reading Winners in the 2019 LinkedIn Learning Watch and Win Contest