IT to host Unified Communications Workshop

Information Technology will be hosting unified communications workshops for faculty and staff Tuesday, Sept. 19, and Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 11 a.m. in Drinko Library and Information Center Room 402, highlighting an improved phone interface that will be updated Oct. 1.

Attendees will learn how Skype for Business (SFB) integrates all of our communication needs by combining desk phones, Microsoft Outlook, instant messaging and videoconferencing for collaboration both on and off-campus.

This workshop will focus on reviewing current features and highlighting upcoming software releases for the Polycom VVX 600 phones, Skype for Business and the SFB Mobile App, as well as how to utilize all of the Unified Communication solutions to increase productivity and improve connectivity and collaboration.

 

Additional online Skype for Business training is also available through Lynda.com.

To register, visit www.marshall.edu/human-resources/training/training-schedule/it-unified-communications-training/.

For more information, contact crystal.stewart@marshall.edu.


Lynda.com training available for faculty, staff and students

Marshall University Information Technology is pleased to continue sponsoring access to Lynda Campus for faculty, staff and students. This service provides the university community with quick and easy access to the extensive online library of Lynda.com, covering in-depth training on a variety of essential computer skills.

Spring isn’t just a good time for cleaning; it’s also a great time to brush up on your technology skills. Whether you’re seeking proficiencies related to your operating system, how to better manage projects or something fun like photography using your iPhone, Lynda.com has the training to help! MUIT has highlighted a few Lynda.com videos below or search the library of more than 6,000 courses to start learning something new today.

To access the videos visit Lynda.marshall.edu and sign in using your MUNet Account username and password.  Access is available both on and off-campus.

Benefits to using lynda.com include:

  • Unlimited access to courses on a wide variety of technologies and disciplines
  • Up-to-date content to keep skills current and learn new skills
  • New courses added each week
  • Tutorials taught by recognized industry experts
  • Access to instructors’ exercise files to follow along as you learn
  • Closed captioning and searchable, time-coded transcripts
  • Beginner to advanced courses
  • Option to watch complete courses or bite-size videos as you need them

Lynda.com System Requirements

Need assistance? Contact the IT Service Desk, located on the first floor in the Drinko Library, e-mail itservicedesk@marshall.edu or call 304-696-3200.


What can your Mac do now? Just ask.

Now your Mac does even more for you, so you can do more with your Mac. MUIT has highlighted three Lynda.com videos below to assist with your plunge into the latest operating system.

Installing and running macOS Sierra for the first time
macOS Sierra New Features
macOS Sierra Essential Training

Additional info can be found at in the November 30th edition of the We Are… Marshall Newsletter.


National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM)

As part of its participation in National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) to bring awareness of Cyber Security to the Marshall community, the Marshall IT department is highlighting three Lynda Campus videos related to cyber security:
Computer Security Investigation and Response
Cyber Security Field
Securing Your Mobile Device

Marshall University Information Technology provides access to Lynda Campus for ALL students, faculty and staff. This service provides the university community with quick and easy access to the extensive online library of Lynda.com.

This training library includes in-depth training on a variety of essential computer skills including the basics and advanced features for Microsoft Windows 10 and Apple Mac OS X as well as all of the core productivity tools of Microsoft Office, WordPress, SharePoint, Adobe Acrobat DC, Photoshop, Illustrator and more.

To take advantage of this free training, visit Lynda.marshall.edu and sign in using your MUNet Account username and password. This can be accessed both on and off-campus.

Benefits to using lynda.com include:

  • Unlimited access to courses on a wide variety of technologies and disciplines
  • Up-to-date content to keep skills current and to learn new skills
  • New courses added every week
  • Tutorials taught by recognized industry experts
  • Access to instructors’ exercise files to follow along as you learn
  • Closed captioning and searchable, time-coded transcripts
  • Beginner to advanced courses
  • The option to watch complete courses or bite-size videos as you need them

Need assistance?

Lynda.com System Requirements

More information on NCSAM at Marshall University can be found at www.marshall.edu/it/ncsam2016/

Contact the IT Service Desk, located on the first floor in the Drinko Library, e-mail itservicedesk@marshall.eduor call 304-696-3200.L