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How do other UK universities use Lynda.com__

How do other UK universities use Lynda.com?

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Lynda.com is ready to use at NTU and has been a available for a few months.  You maybe exploring Lynda.

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Using Lynda.com in teaching

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Interested in using Lynda.com for teaching but not sure where to start?
Lynda.com provides a handy course entitled Teaching with Lynda.com.  The full course is just over an hour long, but you can of course skip to the bits most relevant to you.

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Lynda.com sharing Playlists

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In our last Lynda.com themed post, we talked about using Playlists to curate meaningful content.

Using cell comments in Excel (11)

Lynda.com creating Playlists

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If you’ve already explored Lynda.com you’ll know there is a vast amount of content to choose from.

Workarounds for Office Mix

Workarounds for Office Mix

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As you may be aware, on the 1 January 2018 you were no longer able to sign up or download Office Mix.  However, you can upload to the site and edit any content you have made.

How to search in Lynda.com

How to search in Lynda.com

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Following on from the introductory post Learn with Lynda.com, this blog post focuses on how you can search for specific videos you are looking to participate in or use.

Create illustrations, shapes and icons using PowerPoint

Create illustrations, shapes and icons using PowerPoint

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Images are a great way to spice up your materials.

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Extending pivot tables with Conditional Formatting

Because pivot tables exist as values in cells once you have created them you can then apply conditional formatting to their results to further clarify their summaries for your viewers.

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Using Subtotal to create paging for grouped data

A feature of the Subtotal TOOL is the ability to also group your data into a form ready for printing. For example, let’s say you have a lot of records that you want to separate by one of the fields in the records.

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Adobe FORMS: create an interactive PDF form for submission

Amongst the advantages of the PDF format is the ability to exist as individual files that can be printed and sent as email attachments. With Adobe Acrobat DC you can now edit PDF files and include interactive elements that can capture user responses.