As we mentioned last week, after many years of helping people around the world with technical skills and professional development, Lynda is taking a well-earned retirement!
Previously, we mentioned the service would migrate on December 14, 2018. That date has been deferred to January 10, 2019. Starting at 8 a.m., SMU’s connection to Lynda.com will be unavailable as we migrate to LinkedIn Learning. The migration is expected to take 18 hours.
Continue reading New date for transition of Lynda to LinkedIn Learning
After many years of helping people around the world with technical skills and professional development, Lynda is taking a well-earned retirement!
Lynda.com, a LinkedIn service since 2015, will soon become LinkedIn Learning. This new service will continue to provide the legendary quality courses you expect from Lynda.com, but will now be closely integrated with LinkedIn’s professional social network. Faculty and staff members will also soon have the opportunity to create custom playlists that can be shared with your office or class. Continue reading Lynda.com to become LinkedIn Learning
Fall at SMU brings many great improvements, and I’m not just speaking of cooler weather, college football, or Boulevarding. In January, SMU will be upgrading from Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning. If you’re unfamiliar with the acclaimed Lynda.com, it’s a free-of-charge, online learning platform SMU provides to students, faculty, and staff to add business, software, technology, and creative skills to their professional toolbox. Continue reading Fall into LinkedIn Learning
With summer here and the temperatures on the rise, it’s always a good idea to occasionally head inside for a rest from the heat. If web surfing and Netflix binge-watching are getting a little boring for you, check out some of these popular online courses that can cure some of the summer doldrums while keeping your skills sharp. As always, Lynda.com is free for students, faculty, and staff!
Continue reading Summer Smarts: Popular Online Courses for Personal & Technical Growth
Join the IT Brain Challenge and earn 250 Wellpower points just by completing one course on smu.edu/lynda between April 16 to May 18.
To Participate in the IT Brain Challenge:
- Visit smu.edu/lynda
- Choose a topic
- Select a course
- Complete one course by May 18, 2018
- Earn 250 Wellness points!
Continue reading Stay Sharp – Join the IT Brain Challenge!
Over here, we love Lynda.com and hope you do too. We want to encourage you to continue to grow and learn professionally and we find the resources and videos on Lynda help you to do that. To foster that growth, we are randomly giving away 3 Starbucks gift cards to any faculty and staff that completes a course in Lynda between now & June 25th in our I ❤️ Lynda Contest.
To foster that growth, we are randomly giving away 3 Starbucks gift cards to any faculty or staff member that completes a course in Lynda between now & June 25th. That way, you can continue to learn with Lynda and a cup of Joe. Continue reading I ❤️ Lynda Contest: Continue to Learn with Lynda and win a cup of Joe.
During April, the 2,000th person in the SMU community signed on to lyndaCampus for the first time. We introduced LyndaCampus in late 2015 to provide current SMU students, staff, and faculty access to the thousands of business, software, technology, and creative skills online training available from lynda.com. These training courses viewable from campus, home, or on-the-go, with the Lynda.com app. We are excited to see the SMU community bring Lynda into their home, studies, and learning. Continue reading Over 2K Learned from Lynda
In January, IT training facilitated a series of Lynda Learning events on campus. The month kicked off with our partnership with Wellpower as we announced the lynda.com “Brain Challenge.” Participants could receive Wellpower points for completing a course during the month of January. During the challenge, over 130 courses were completed, with Financial Wellness: Managing Personal Cash Flow and Learn Canvas 2016 being the top viewed courses. Continue reading SMU Takes On Brain Challenge with Lynda Learning Days
Students, join us on January 24th to celebrate Lynda (dot-com) Weinman’s birthday!
Next Tuesday, come by the Collaborative Commons (adjacent to Starbucks) in Fondren Library to enjoy cake, Lynda.com giveaways, and demonstrations showcasing all of the knowledge that Lynda.com has to offer. As part of our festivities, you can stop by Fondren Library East 109 Classroom in the Prothro Learning Commons and check out these Lynda courses: Continue reading Lynda Birthday Bash on January 24th
We’re celebrating the birthday of Lynda Weinman, founder of lynda.com, all month long – Starting with Lynda Learning Day on January 12, 2016.
Next month, the IT Training Team is promoting professional development available to faculty and staff through our learning partner lynda.com and the lyndaCampus service. LyndaCampus provides faculty, staff, and students with free access to thousands of online tutorials, exercise files, and short inspirational documentaries on a broad range of topics that you can use both personally and professionally. This is such a great benefit to the SMU community and we want you to join us on the learning bandwagon!
Join us on January 12th as we invite you to learn about the many courses lynda.com has to offer. Click the session time below to register.
Continue reading Register Now for Lynda Learning Day on January 12