If you are looking for ways you or your students can learn about a wide range of software tools, check out lynda.com. As of August 2012, Duke University students, faculty and staff can access the entire training library with unlimited access through Duke’s lyndaCampus site license.
The Office of Information Technology and the Fuqua School of Business are sponsoring a tips and tricks brown bag on Friday, January 11, from 11:30 – 1:00 in the RJ Reynolds Auditorium in the Fuqua School of Business.
Jen Jortner Cassidy, Client Services Manager at lynda.com and Kathie Amato, Associate Dean, Master of Management Studies will speak at the event. The session will include an in-depth overview of lynda.com offerings, a tour of the interface, and tips for self-directed learning. Amato will discuss how she uses lynda.com to supplement her classroom teaching.
The session is open to the Duke community. No preregistration is required. Find out more at the IT Training @ Duke blog.
Randy A. Riddle consults with faculty in the Humanities and Social Sciences on integrating technology into teaching. He has been a CIT consultant since 2000. His professional interests include e-learning, social networking, online productivity tools, video and multimedia, and visualization. Randy's current work includes management of the CIT's Faculty Fellows program, consulting on Coursera course design and exploring areas such as e-textbook authoring. His other interests outside of work include restoration of vintage recording formats and broadcasting and film history. He volunteers for the Old Time Radio Researchers Group and maintains an ongoing blog on radio history research.