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Big data and ethics :

Health Sciences - Thu, 10/27/2016 - 04:00
Béranger, Jérôme, author.
Categories: New Materials

Memories of a Bygone Age :

History - Thu, 10/27/2016 - 04:00
Categories: New Materials

Office 2016 for Educators

Lynda.com - Wed, 10/26/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Oliver Schinkten

Released On: 10/27/2016

Microsoft Office is a staple set of tools educators can use to benefit their students and teaching. This course dives into the tips and tricks to get the most from Office 2016. Staff instructor Oliver Schinkten explores the Office tools, demonstrating education-specific applications and ideas to help educators create more dynamic lessons, organize student work, and save valuable time. Learn how to create engaging presentations, flipped classes, tutorials, newsletters, reports, and visualizations with Office Mix, PowerPoint, Sway, Excel, Word, and OneNote. Find out how to use OneDrive for cloud storage and collaboration, and work with lesser-known tools like Skype and SharePoint to maximize student engagement and participation.


Insights from a Cloud Computing Professional

Lynda.com - Wed, 10/26/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Sharif Nijim

Released On: 10/27/2016

Cloud computing expert Sharif Nijim shares insights on the benefits and concerns IT pros should consider before moving to the cloud. In this interview-style course, Sharif answers questions such as…

  • What is the most important consideration when migrating a data center to the cloud?
  • What are some of the common misconceptions that executives and even IT staff have about the cloud?
  • What is the biggest potential gain for companies that move to the cloud?
  • What are the failure points?
  • Is moving to the cloud the right move for every organization?
  • How do you start a career in cloud engineering?

    • Each topic reveals valuable "inside" information, as well as career advice for new technicians, developers, engineers, and IT professionals who wants to transition their existing skills to the cloud.


Windows 10: Implementation

Lynda.com - Wed, 10/26/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Joli Ballew

Released On: 10/27/2016

Microsoft is revamping the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification, which includes exam 70-698: Installing and Configuring Windows 10. A key domain of this exam is implementation, which covers installing, upgrading, and configuring Windows 10. This course covers the key concepts of Windows 10 implementation for IT professionals who hope to pass 70-698. Learn how to choose between an upgrade and a clean install, create installation media, migrate to Windows 10, and configure and manage device drivers. Instructor and Microsoft MVP Joli Ballew also helps you configure key settings and applications your clients will need, including the Start menu preferences, notifications, Cortana, Internet Explorer, and Hyper-V. She also explores enterprise-level solutions such as Windows Imaging and Configuration Designer (ICD) provisioning, Active Directory-based activation of Windows, and KMS activation.


Design Thinking: Understanding the Process

Lynda.com - Wed, 10/26/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Chris Nodder

Released On: 10/27/2016

Curious about design thinking? It's the design methodology on everyone's mind. While it's not magic, design thinking can help you save time and find more creative solutions to your customers' needs. Having a good understanding of the process will help you explain the benefits to management and clients and implement design thinking at your organization.

In this course, Chris Nodder explains where design thinking fits into product development and what it can help you achieve. He describes each step in the process, from identifying the problem you want to solve and brainstorming solutions, to prototyping, development, and release. Learn about the pros and cons of this approach and how to overcome challenges such as organization inertia and silos. Done right, design thinking can start your organization moving toward broader user-centered design techniques such as information architecture, content testing, usability testing, and marketing research.


Office 365 for Educators

Lynda.com - Wed, 10/26/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Oliver Schinkten

Released On: 10/27/2016

Microsoft Office is a staple set of tools educators can use to benefit their students and teaching. This course dives into the tips and tricks to get the most from Office 365. Staff instructor Oliver Schinkten explores the Office 365 tools, demonstrating education-specific applications and ideas to help educators create more dynamic lessons, organize student work, and save valuable time. Learn how to create engaging presentations, flipped classes, tutorials, newsletters, reports, and visualizations with Office Mix, PowerPoint, Sway, Excel, Word, and OneNote. Find out how to use OneDrive for cloud storage and collaboration, and work with lesser-known tools like Skype and SharePoint to maximize student engagement and participation.


Design Thinking: Implementing the Process

Lynda.com - Wed, 10/26/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Chris Nodder

Released On: 10/27/2016

Design thinking may be the answer to all your product design challenges. It can help you save time and find more creative solutions to your customer needs. But it takes a good plan and team buy-in to get started. Learn how to implement a design thinking process at your company, with this practical guide from user experience expert Chris Nodder. Follow along with a sample project—a trail maintenance app—as it goes through a one-week design thinking process. Watch the development team use design thinking to turn new ideas into a testable concept and full-featured product.

Along the way, you'll learn who should be involved, what activities you need to perform, and how to observe users, come up with great ideas, test solutions with prototypes, and plan development. Plus, discover how to avoid the common issues that can get in the way of a successful design thinking session, and the traps that people fall into when using the process for the first time.


Microsoft XAML Fundamentals 3: Type Converters and Resources

Lynda.com - Wed, 10/26/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Walt Ritscher

Released On: 10/27/2016

XAML is one of the primary languages used to create user interfaces for .NET and Windows 10. To develop apps with this framework, you need to be able to map relationships between .NET types and XAML objects and to work with reusable resources. This course, the third in our Microsoft XAML Fundamentals series, shows how to use type convertors and markup extensions to convert XAML properties to .NET properties, and how to create, organize, and consume XAML resources. Instructor Walt Ritscher also explains how to enable XAML styles, templates, and shared colors and brushes via resources, and load external resource files with merged dictionaries.


Photoshop: Best Practices for Collaboration

Lynda.com - Wed, 10/26/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Dennis Meyer

Released On: 10/27/2016

Many Photoshop users have bad habits that can become toxic when collaborating. Developing good habits around the use of layers, fonts, linked files, and unused content can save you and your collaborators hours of work and heartache. This course shows you how, and is a must watch for every Photoshop user. Staff instructor Dennis Meyer helps you to be more consistent when naming and organizing layers, maintain healthy links to other files, keep assets in sync, optimize file sizes, and adopt a style guide that will keep your team on the same page.


Philosophy of media :

Literature, Language & Linguistics - Wed, 10/26/2016 - 14:00
Hassan, Robert, 1959- author
Categories: New Materials

Palestine investigated :

Social Sciences - Wed, 10/26/2016 - 14:00
Harouvi, Eldad, author
Categories: New Materials

Palestine investigated :

Arab Studies - Wed, 10/26/2016 - 03:00
Harouvi, Eldad, author
Categories: New Materials

InDesign CC: Interactive Document Fundamentals

Lynda.com - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Mike Rankin

Released On: 10/26/2016

Interactive documents are the new standard. Adobe InDesign was made for creating them. Publishing expert Mike Rankin offers a foundation for building interactive documents in InDesign CC, exploring what's possible with each kind of document: PDFs, ebooks, magazines, and more. Learn the basics of interactive objects like buttons and form fields, as well as techniques for setting up structured navigation with links, cross-references, bookmarks, and tables of contents. Next, learn how to add audio, video, and animation to your designs and tour Publish Online, Adobe's service for publishing InDesign documents to the web. Plus, take a look at some sample interactive document design workflows, including interactive PDF, reflowable EPUB, and fixed-layout EPUB. Along the way, Mike will point you to further resources for learning more about each specific document type.


Leading Projects

Lynda.com - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Daniel Stanton

Released On: 10/26/2016

Cross-functional projects are common in today's business environment. Leading these types of projects involves being able to structure teams and plans effectively. In this course, Daniel Stanton provides the techniques needed to adopt an efficient approach using the DIRECT project leadership framework. He explains how to define the scope, investigate options, select a course of action, and execute a plan. He also discusses how to revise processes and help people transition with change. Projects large and small can benefit—from enhancing platforms and launching new products to replacing outdated procedures and breaking ground on new facilities


Creating a PSA Commercial

Lynda.com - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Richard Harrington

Released On: 10/26/2016

Take a look behind the scenes at the production of a real-world television commercial. Learn what it takes to plan, shoot, edit, and deliver a public service announcement for delivery to broadcast and the web. In this course, author Rich Harrington takes an in-depth look at a real-world PSA that his company, RHED Pixel, made for a nonprofit client. The chapters mimic the stages of the project itself: preproduction (planning and design), production (shooting the scenes), and post (where the footage is edited, graded, and compressed for delivery). Each step is full of shortcuts for saving time and maximizing efficiency on set, and ideas you can use on your own commercials.


iOS 10 App Development Essentials 6: Distributing Your App

Lynda.com - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Todd Perkins

Released On: 10/26/2016

The last part of iOS app development is distribution: getting your app tested, submitted to the App Store, and in the hands of users. Todd Perkins walks you through the entire process: preparing your app's visual assets, such as icons and launch screens; conducting user testing with TestFlight (a tool exclusive to the Apple Developer Program); and submitting the app to Apple for approval via iTunes Connect. Once you've finished this course, the last part of our iOS 10 App Development Essentials series, you should have the fundamental skills to start programming new iOS 10 apps with Xcode, Swift, and the iOS SDK.


Professional Networking

Lynda.com - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Dorie Clark

Released On: 10/26/2016

You don't have to be an extrovert to be good at networking, and you don't have to be fake. In this course, former presidential campaign spokeswoman and self-professed introvert Dorie Clark shows you networking strategies that you can personalize to play to your strengths and connect with people you actually like. She helps you identify the most important people in your network and prioritize who is most critical to your success. She also helps you choose which networking events are a valuable use of your time, and shows how you can host one yourself. Then, you'll learn how to start conversations that build real connections, and use social media to network authentically. Last, she helps put all the elements together into a plan you can use to become a better networker.


Becoming a Good Mentor

Lynda.com - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Ellen Ensher

Released On: 10/26/2016

Becoming a mentor gives you a way to share your wisdom and knowledge with someone less experienced. People who mentor also benefit; studies have shown they often earn more money and promotions than nonmentors. But there are some important guidelines to consider before you start this mutually beneficial relationship. In the course, professor Ellen Ensher, author of Power Mentoring, explains how to get to know your protégé, shares the dos and don'ts for appropriate self-disclosure, and helps you develop a structure and agenda for each mentoring meeting.

She also offers guidance on building trust and chemistry, providing feedback, and helping your protégé make critical career and work decisions and become resilient in the face of challenges. She also helps you address common obstacles, including a protégé that fails to meet expectations or violates trust, and explains how to gracefully exit the relationship.


Photoshop: Smart Objects

Lynda.com - Tue, 10/25/2016 - 20:00
Authored By: Steve Caplin

Released On: 10/26/2016

Most Adobe Photoshop artists don't make use of Smart Objects, and thus miss out on a potentially very powerful tool. With Smart Objects you can create a complex transformation once and then swap out the contents for any artwork you choose. In this workshop, Photoshop artist and author Steve Caplin shows you how you can use Smart Objects to enhance almost all your Photoshop work. Learn to simplify and speed up repetitive tasks, and create templates that can be repurposed as many times as you wish.


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