To kick off 2017, IT training will be promoting professional development through the month of January showcasing our learning partner lynda.com. We will be celebrating Lynda Weinman’s birthday, founder of lynda.com, all month long! Save the date to participate in one of our Lynda Learning Day festivities. Continue reading Save the Date: Lynda’s Birthday Bash
Thank you to everyone that took the time to stop by our booth at the annual HR Fair. We want to congratulate Rebecca Sampson on taking home the Batman Voice Changer Helmet in our booth raffle. Now, just because you didn’t win the helmet, doesn’t mean you still can’t be a winner.
There are a few days left to enter to win a $25 Barnes and Noble gift card. To enter, just go to smu.edu/lynda and watch one Lynda.com video tutorial video before the end of business on October 11, 2016. That’s it. We will select one random SMU employee from those viewers. The winner will announce on October 12th.
Thank you again, and we look forward to seeing everyone at the OIT Security Showdown on October 21, 2016, at 1 p.m. in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Ballroom.
Last school year, the OIT Training Team offered over 150 classes and webinars to hundreds in the SMU community. We work hard to provide a variety of times and days for our training but understand, even with our best efforts, we cannot make the time fit with everyone’s schedule. We would like to take this time to remind you of the courses we have available as part of our Training On-Demand. Continue reading OIT’s Training On-Demand
It’s been almost a year since SMU began offering Lynda.com’s full library of learning courses to students, faculty, and staff. In that year, over 1,200 people have taken advantage of this enormous benefit to the campus. One of the largest groups that have taken courses through lynda.com has been staff members. We’ve touched base with a few of our colleagues across the University to see what they’ve thought about their experiences with lynda.com. Continue reading Lynda Helps Staff Sharpen Skills
The Office of Information Technology was pleased to be part of last night’s Hegi Family Career Development Center All Majors Career & Internship Fair. As we continue to promote our campus license for lynda.com (a leading online learning platform), don’t forget that once you complete a course, you can capitalize on that to enhance your LinkedIn profile. This is an excellent way to showcase your hands-on experience and practical knowledge of a skill set you’ve acquired. Continue reading Enhance Your LinkedIn Profile with Lynda