ITS offers free web-based training on many popular applications and security awareness. This training is available to students, faculty and staff at anytime and anywhere you have access to the Internet.
Lynda.com Broad-Based Online Training
Students, faculty and staff can access online software training from Lynda.com from a browser on either a Windows or Mac computer. Some of the benefits of using the large library of free training modules:
- Take tutorials to supplement coursework
- Learn techniques for your own interests
- Build tech and business skills for your resume
- Assign tutorials for project or course work
- Provide tutorials in class
- Incorporate lynda.com modules into your syllabi
- Increase your productivity with tutorials
- Explore new technologies on your own
- Expand skills for your resume
Sign in to Lynda Online Training by going to lynda.northeastern.edu or from myNEU. Log on with your myNEU username and password.
You can also install the Lynda mobile app from their website or from the appropriate app store for your iOS or Android device. You will need to log in on the apps with your myNEU credentials.
When you leave the Northeastern, your free access to Lynda ends. However, if you choose to sign up for a personal subscription, you can maintain your course history by informing Lynda’s customer service that you wish to transfer your previous material to your new account.
To learn more about how to take advantage of everything Lynda has to offer, ITS Training will provide periodic demonstrations. You can also contact us by phone at 617.373.5858 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Information Security Awareness Training
ITS provides a Blackboard course on information security awareness. In accordance with the Massachusetts data protection law that took effect March 2010, completion of this course is required of all individuals who may come into contact with Personal Identification Information (Pii).
Access the Information Security Awareness Training course through “Courses” on Blackboard, which you can get to through the myNEU portal.
If you have a question or need assistance, contact the ITS Service Desk at 617.373.4357 (xHELP) or via email at email@example.com.
Mathematica Online Training
Mathematica is a computational software program used in many scientific, engineering, mathematical and computing fields. Training for Mathematica software is available to students, faculty and staff. Get an overview of Mathematica, learn about new functionality, or study specific topics including data import and export, programming, visualizations, and numerics by visiting http://www.wolfram.com/services/education/seminars/.
SAS Online Training
SAS (Statistical Analysis System) is a software suite for advanced analytics, business intelligence, data management, and predictive analytics. Training for SAS software is available to students, faculty and staff by creating a profile on in SAS Online E-learning for All. Once your e-Learning has been activated, visit support.sas.com/myelearn and log into your profile to access your training. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.