General Software Application Training

Webster University is dedicated to bringing technology training to all students, faculty, and staff on campus through partnerships with Atomic Learning and Lynda.com.


Atomic Learning

Through Atomic Learning, students can watch tutorials to learn to use assistive technology and gain educational support on topics such as MLA® and APA™ research-paper basics. Staff and faculty can watch tutorials that help them grow professional skills on topics such as time management and effective listening.

Faculty & Staff

Webster faculty and staff now have access to Atomic Learning's Campus Integrate PLUS solution, includes all training in the Atomic Campus Integrate solution, with the ability to upload up to 500 GB of additional training materials—allowing you to house and monitor all training activity from one central location. All uploaded material views and downloads are tracked using Atomic Learning’s robust reporting capabilities. Many institutions find value in this solution for supporting campus specific applications, as well utilizing it as an online repository to house compliance training and resources such as HIPAA and FERPA training.

Students

By offering course materials and resources that are accessible to all students, Webster provides barrier-free learning opportunities and enable students with disabilities to fully participate. Atomic Learning’s Assistive Technology Collection of short, self-paced, online tutorials that teach educators to create materials that can be accessed using assistive technology. Continually expanding, the Assistive Technology Collection contains thousands of tutorial movies covering dozens of specialized applications, assistive devices and accesiblity features of common software programs.

How to Log In

  1. Log into Connections.
  2. Click on the tab that defines your role (Student, Faculty or Staff)
  3. Go to the channel titled Computer Based Training Resources.

    Training Channel
  4. Click Log In next to the Atomic Learning logo.

Can't find what you're looking for?

To request a specific tutorial not already available in Atomic Learning, please fill out the online suggestion form (you must be logged into Connections in order to access the form).


Lynda.com

Lynda.com offers Students, Faculty and Staff instructional videos on a broad range of subjects, including business skills, photography, design, music and video, home computing, animation, and web design and development and taught by recognized industry experts. New courses are added every week. Watch entire courses or single tutorial videos as you need them. Exercise files let you follow along with the instruction as you learn, and bookmarks help you keep track of what you’d like to watch.

Logging In for the First Time and Creating an Account

  1. Log into Connections.
  2. Click on the tab that defines your role (Student, Faculty or Staff)
  3. Go to the channel titled Computer Based Training Resources.

    Training Channel
  4. Click Create Account next to the Lynda.com logo.

    Create Account
  5. Enter your Webster University e-mail address into the text box and click Submit.
  6. You will receive a verification e-mail in your inbox. Click on the verification link in the e-mail to complete the account set-up process.

How to Log In After Your Account Is Created

  1. Log into Connections.
  2. Click on the tab that defines your role (Student, Faculty or Staff)
  3. Go to the channel titled Computer Based Training Resources.

    Training Channel
  4. Click Log In next to the Lynda.com logo.
  5. This will take you to the Lynda.com homepage. Click Log In in the upper right corner.
  6. Enter your Connections user name and password, then click Log In.
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