Information Services provides a variety of ongoing training opportunities and resources:
• Lynda.com is available to all staff, faculty, and students at the University of Portland. Lynda.com is an online learning company that helps anyone learn software, design, and business skills. You will receive unlimited access to a vast library of high quality, current, and engaging video tutorials. New courses and topics are added every week. Visit http://myapps.up.edu/ to access Lynda.com.
• Boost.up.edu is our online professional development portal. Boost provides fully online, self-paced micro-courses that staff, faculty, and students at UP can use to learn new skills related to technology in use at UP. Learners earn digital badges upon completion to act as proof of their participation. Intro to Moodle, Intro to MediaSpace, and Intro to Campus Technology are just some of the valuable courses in Boost that can help prepare you to use technology at UP more effectively and confidently. To access courses, visit https://boost.up.edu/.
Our goal is to empower our community to implement and utilize technology creatively and effectively. For general or personal technology training requests, contact the Help Desk at (503) 943-7000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.