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Learn IT @ Lunch

The OIT Learn IT @ Lunch series is an opportunity to learn about technology in a relaxed lunch environment.

  • This series runs during the fall and spring academic semesters.
  • All Duke students, staff and faculty are welcome to participate.
  • Each session includes a presentation followed by a Q&A period.
  • No pre-registration is required; however, seating is available on a first come, first served basis.
  • Lunch is not provided.  Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch with you.


Fall 2017 Seminar Schedule


Topic:  Getting the Most out of WebEx (and Saving Money)
Presenter: Chuck Rodgers (Clinical Education and Professional Development)

Date: Wednesday, September 6
Time: noon – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Bostock Library – The Edge Workshop Room (first floor)

Topic: Using 360 Video for Education

Panelists: Chip Bobbert, Digital Media Engineer, OIT; Miguel Bordo, Media Services Manager, School of Law; Maha Houssami, Lecturer, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies; Thatcher Owen, Undergraduate Student

Moderator: Elizabeth A. Evans, Duke Digital Initiative

Date: Wednesday, September 20
Time: noon – 1:00 p.m.
Location Change:  Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

October  (Cybersecurity Awareness Month)

Topic: ‘Be Mindful!’  IT Security Tips for Work & Home Presenter: Phillip Batton (Duke IT Security Office)

Date: Wednesday, October 11
Time: noon – 1:00 p.m.
Location Change: Room 217 Perkins Library

Topic: Smart Devices Need Smart People: Learn How to Be Smart! Presenters: Elizabeth A. Evans (Duke Digital Initiative) & Alyse Zavala (Duke IT Security Office)

Date: Wednesday, October 18
Time: noon – 1:00 p.m.
Location Change: Room 217 Perkins Library


Topic: Producing an Effective Explainer Video
Presenters:  Devon Henry and Brandon Johnson (OIT)
Date: Wednesday, November 8
Time: noon – 1:00 p.m.
Location Change: Room 217 Perkins Library
Topic: Fundamentals of Web Accessibility
Presenter:  Joel Crawford-Smith, Interim Web Accessibility Coordinator, OIT
Date: Wednesday, November 15
Time: noon – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
Postponed until spring 2018 (date tbd)

Topic:  Digital Flyers: Design tips on creating engaging flyers (and an overview of DukeFlyer 2.0)
Presenters:  Teresa Jennings & Richard Mitchell (OIT Media Technologies)

CANCELED – Date: Wednesday, November 29
Time: noon – 1:00 p.m.Location Change: Room 217 Perkins Library


Stay connected

Go to https://sites.duke.edu/training/ to stay up to date with upcoming sessions and followup materials and/or recordings from past sessions.

Parking Information

Seminar participants are responsible for their own parking. We do not validate parking or provide free spaces.  All questions regarding parking on Duke campus should be directed to Duke Parking & Transportation Services Phone: (919) 684-PARK (7275). OIT cannot assume responsibility for any parking violations/parking tickets.

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