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Learn IT @Lunch Collaborating with Microsoft Teams: Follow-up Resources

Miss the 9/11 Learn IT @Lunch Session: Collaborating with Microsoft Teams?  View the video here.

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.

Art + Tech Fair for Students

September 12, 2019
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Rubenstein Arts Center (“The Ruby”)
No registration required.

Come to the 2nd annual Student Art + Tech Fair! Students of all interests and majors can explore an explosion of ideas at this interactive evening of art meets technology. Visit the OIT makerspace studio to learn about the equipment and tools on hand and how to use them for your creative vision. Help create an oversized “spirograph” using laser-cut parts, join 3D printing and augmented reality demos, and see a pop-up exhibit art + technology projects. There will be food, giveaways, and hands-on fun.

Duke Tech Ice Cream Social

Join us Duke Cyber, OIT and AGS for an Ice Cream Social!

Wednesday, September 4
5:30-7:00 p.m.
Fitzpatrick Atrium (CIEMAS)


Want free ice cream? How about while you peruse all the tech-related opportunities – clubs, coursework, travel, research jobs, etc. – that Duke has to offer? Come to the Duke Tech Ice Cream Social, a first-of-its-kind event co-hosted by the Duke Cyber Club, the Duke Office of Information Technology, and the American Grand Strategy Program. Hear from student clubs, faculty, and staff about amazing opportunities on and around campus pertaining to tech. Optional RSVP for students: https://forms.gle/UiBR3tUbwRiipNt98.

For questions, contact justin.sherman@duke.edu.

Join us! – Duke Staff TechFair, July 17

Everyday is a picnic when you’re learning something new!

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Technology Engagement Center (Telecom Bldg), West Campus

Visit OIT’s 3rd annual Staff TechFair. Come for lunch, Locopops, tech demos like virtual reality, 3D printing, WordPress and more.

Drop-in for 30 minute mini-workshops – no registration required:

11:00 a.m. – Learn to collaborate with Microsoft Teams
11:30 a.m. – Nifty tech tips make life easier
12:30 p.m. – Introducing Zoom video conferencing
1:00 p.m. – Lock it up with LastPass

Register for special virtual reality demos every half hour. http://training.oit.duke.edu/reg/.

Homegrown Tech Tips Make Work Easier

Simple steps offered by Duke employees can help save time, effort. Read full story on Duke Today: https://today.duke.edu/2019/05/homegrown-tech-tips-make-work-easier.

Feedback needed: Learn IT @ Lunch program

We are reviewing the LearnIT @ Lunch program and would like to hear from you. The information gathered will be used to help shape the future of the program and our offerings.

Complete the survey by May 15.

The survey should only take a few minutes to complete. Thank you in advance for your participation.

Save the date – Staff TechFair

OIT will host a Staff TechFair this summer. Do save the date!

Wednesday, July 17
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Technology Engagement Center (Telecom Building)

Food  +  Prizes  +  Demos + Workshops

Participate in Art + Tech Fair

OIT and Duke Arts will co-sponsor the second annual Art + Tech Fair on September 12, 2019. A request for proposals is now open for art + technology projects to feature at the event. The deadline for submissions is June 1. https://artscenter.duke.edu/news/participate-in-art-tech-fair-2019/

Learn IT @ Lunch Nifty tech tips: Followup Resources

Miss today’s Learn IT @ Lunch session “Woulda, coulda, shoulda: Nifty tech tips from the Duke Community”?  A recording is available online. Note: You may be prompted to update your MS Silverlight Plug-in to view the recording. Session slides are available online at: https://duke.app.box.com/v/nifty-tech-tips.

Our presenters: Debrah Suggs & Matt Royal (OIT Collaborative Services)