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Learn IT @Lunch Accessible Social Media: Follow-up Resources

Miss the 9/18 Learn IT@Lunch Accessible Social Media presentation?  View the video here.

You can also visit Sonja’s Duke Social Media site at https://socialmedia.duke.edu/ where she has a great blog post on Accessible Social Media Accessibility.

Learn IT @Lunch Getting Started with Sites@Duke: Follow-up Resources

Miss today’s Learn IT @ Lunch session “Sites @Duke: Getting Started” with Phil Bicking (OIT Web Services)?  A recording is available online.

LinkedIn Learning is here!

Duke’s Office of Information Technology is pleased to announce that Duke has transitioned from LinkedIn’s popular learning site lynda.com to their new platform LinkedIn Learning.

To access LinkedIn Learning at Duke, connect here: http://training.oit.duke.edu/lil. Take this opportunity to refine or develop your professional skills, learn new software, and explore!

If you have saved or shared lynda.com tutorials, please check and update links, as appropriate.

Key LinkedIn Learning features include:

  • over 13,000 courses covering business, technology, and creative topics (including those tutorials that were already in the lynda.com library)
  • personalized learning experience powered by the LinkedIn network
  • a Q&A feature that fosters interactive peer-to-peer and learner-to-instructor learning across LinkedIn’s 590M+ professional community

A video tutorial on how to use LinkedIn Learning is available online: https://www.linkedin.com/learning/how-to-use-linkedin-learning/create-a-collection-2?u=77842946

If you have any questions or concerns, email: oit-training@duke.edu.

Learn online this summer with lynda.com

Did you know…you can access thousands of instructional videos on a wide range of software, creative, and business skills through the lynda.com online training library.  Duke students, faculty and staff can access the entire lynda.com online training library anytime, anywhere – 24/7 and 365 days a year through our lyndaCampus site license. For details and to connect, go to: http://training.oit.duke.edu/lynda/  What are you waiting for?  Start learning now!

Learn IT @ Lunch Sustainable Technology: Followup Resources

Miss last week’s Learn IT @ Lunch session “Take Part in Duke Sustainability Efforts – Best Practices to using technology in your work environment & more”?   A recording is available online. Note: You may be prompted to update your MS Silverlight Plug-in to view the recording.  For more information about Duke’s sustainability efforts, visit https://sustainability.duke.edu.

Rebecca Hoeffler (Sustainable Duke Program Coordinator)


Learn IT @ Lunch Augmented Reality Panel: Followup Resources

Miss last week’s Learn IT @ Lunch session “Augmented Reality in Higher Education? A recording is available online. Note: You may be prompted to update your MS Silverlight Plug-in to view the recording.

Elizabeth Evans (Duke Digital Initiative) introducing our panelists: Sten Swenson (UNC School of Medicine), Jennifer Moss (Assistant Professor Medicine, Duke) and Tom Dominick (Duke Office of Development)


Rick Melges (Medical Education IT) demoing how Oculus is being used to train medical techniques at Duke.

TEC Tour – Learn IT @ Lunch

Miss this week’s Learn IT @ Lunch session “Tour the TEC – Virtual Reality, 3D printers & more”?  Stop by and see us.  Full information about the Technology Engagement Center is here: https://oit.duke.edu/what-we-do/services/technology-engagement-center

Chip Bobbert showing items that were recently 3D printed in the lab.


Mark-Everett McGill walking a participant through VR experience.

Resolve to learn online this new year!

The Lynda online training library includes over 5,000 video courses – learn MS Office, Computer Programming, Business Skills, Web Design and much more.  Did you know lynda.com adds videos to their library weekly! When is the last time you’ve logged in?   Make it part of your New Year’s Resolutions to log in and learn.

Go here for details & to connect with your Duke NetID: http://training.oit.duke.edu/lynda/

Spring 2018 Learn IT @ Lunch schedule announced

The OIT Learn IT @ Lunch series has been posted for the spring 2018 semester. Topics include: Web Accessibility, Tour of the TEC, Captioning@Duke, Traveling with Technology, Digital Flyers, Augmented Reality & more.

Don’t forget to bring a lunch!

To see full details about this series & details for each session, visit: https://sites.duke.edu/training/learn-it-lunch/

Save the dates on your calendar! No registration.

Learn & Grow On-the-Go with lynda.com

Traveling over the holidays? Make your travel time more productive by downloading Lynda.com courses and learn on the-go, even without Wifi!

Enjoy a continuous learning experience, as the app picks-up at any point where you left off – from any device! Whether you’re up in the air, on a train, or in a café, learning offline is now easier than ever!


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