How can Lynda.com support my learning whilst at university?

The online resource Lynda.com is available to all SHU students allowing access to a variety of video tutorials to support your learning. If you have accessed Lynda.com before you will know that their are hundreds of video tutorials available, so it is difficult to know what is useful for you. Below are a few example of tutorials that might be useful to support your studies, however you can directly search for a specific course using the search bar.

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Here are some examples of how using Lynda.com can help support your learning whilst at SHU:

Time Management and Organisation:

As a student it is important to manage your time wisely and be organised to ensure all your commitments are met within a given time frame, so with these tips from Lynda.com it is easier to organise and plan your time more wisely.

Time Management 

Organisation

How to use specialist programme specific for your course:

Lynda.com offers a wide range of programmes tailed to improve skills on a variety of software. The software you need ti be able to use is variable upon your course, but many courses teach you to develop and learn these over the three years. If you have difficulties or want further support with these Lynda.com can help this.

SPSS This tutorial offers a playlist of different tutorials so whether you are wanting to improve your skills on SPSS as a whole or within a specific element then Lynda.com creates this ability for you.

Photoshop CC 2017 Essential Training  This tutorial offers the basic essentials needed to use Photoshop effectively. Lynda.com has additional videos on Photoshop, including specifics for photography and design students. So whether you just need to brush up on your Photoshop skills or you want to learn more about a specific skill then using Lynda.com can help you find what you are looking for.

Dissertation/ Research Projects:

Many courses at SHU require students to produce research projects or dissertations in their final year of the degree. Lynda.com has a variety of tutorials that can help towards writing this piece of work.

How to approach a qualitative research project This tutorial highlights how to approach a research project from a qualitative research stance.

Writing a Research Paper This tutorial focuses on a variety of factors for writing research papers, including how to focus ideas, researching the topic and identifying different types of research projects.

These are just a few examples of what Lynda.com can offer for you, to find out more go to: https://www.lynda.com/ and log in with your SHU credentials.

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