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Program prioritization continues

By Michael Urbanec | January 25, 2018

DeKALB — The Faculty Senate met Wednesday to discuss topics including program prioritization, school pride and the usage of Lynda.com.Acting Provost Chris McCord presented data from the program prioritization process the school started in fall 2015.“The...

NIU must promote Lynda.com

By Northern Star Editorial Board | March 21, 2016

NIU faculty and administration need to do more to promote Lynda.com as a learning tool that can be used by students and faculty in and outside of the classroom.The Division of Information Technology signed a 3-year, $218,700 contract with Lynda.com in...

In Focus: Would you recommend Lynda.com to students, faculty?

By Northern Star staff | March 21, 2016

Lynda.com is an online learning company meant to teach people the skills needed to achieve their career goals, according to their website. NIU signed a three year contract with Lynda.com in November that would allow students and faculty access to the...

$218.7K Lynda.com sees use from 9 percent of NIU

March 21, 2016

Since NIU signed a $218,700, three-year contract with Lynda.com last November, only 9.4 percent of students and employees have accessed their accounts.Lynda.com, a LinkedIn company, is an online video service designed to help individuals learn the skills...

NIU must promote Lynda.com to faculty, students

By Northern Star Editorial Board | March 21, 2016

NIU faculty and administration need to do more to promote Lynda.com as a learning tool that can be used by students and faculty in and outside of the classroom.The Division of Information Technology signed a 3-year, $218,700 contract with Lynda.com in...

Pass: Lynda.com shows promise, Fail: Budget impasse remains after talks

By Sabreena Saleem | December 3, 2015

Pass:NIU’s Division of Information Technology introduced Lynda.com, an online training service that students and faculty can use to complement their classroom experience, on Nov. 26.The service offers more than 3,500 courses in 12 different subjects...

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