Take the 12x3 minute challenge with Lynda.com
14 December 2016
What is Lynda.com?
Lynda.com provides online training courses for range of software and programmes including courses on topics such as business, marketing, computer science, education, study skills, and the creative industries.
As a student at the University of Westminster you are entitled to a free subscription worth £250.
What is the challenge?
Each day you will watch one three minute video from different courses on the Lynda.com platform:
- Day 1 – Active vs. passive learning
- Day 2 – Taking notes
- Day 3 – Taking strategic breaks
- Day 4 – Wikipedia
- Day 5 – Speed Reading: Preview
- Day 6 – Avoiding excessive highlighting
- Day 7 – Search basics (Boolean)
- Day 8 – Creating a study plan
- Day 9 – Group collaborations
- Day 10 – Joining the online conversation
- Day 11 – Building your brand
- Day 12 – Bookmarking on Lynda.com
Why take the challenge?
Get some key tips on how to improve your study skills and take time to reflect on your approaches to learning. The challenge will also introduce you to the Lynda.com platform.
About the University of Westminster:
The University of Westminster boasts a vibrant learning environment attracting more than 20,000 students from over 150 nations and we continue to invest in our future with new developments, research projects and new ideas.
We offer highly attractive practice-based courses that are independently rated as excellent, many with international recognition. Our distinguished 175-year history has meant we lead the way in many areas of research, particularly politics, media, art and design, architecture and biomedical sciences, and our position in the city of London allows us to continue to build on our close connections with leading figures and organisations in these areas as well as in the worlds of business, information technology, politics and law.
Our commitment to educating graduates for the needs of professional life attracts high quality students from within the UK and around the globe.
Internationalisation, employability and sustainability are key elements in the University of Westminster’s vision for the future and we strive to ensure the very highest standards are met and maintained.