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Training & Development: LSU Overview


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General Information

Training and Development  within an organization is essential in order to succeed.  LSU Students, Faculty, and Staff can find training opportunities through the following Departments on campus, including but not limited to:   

  • Information Technology Services
  • Office of Human Resource Management 
  • Residential Life
  •  E. J. Ourso College of Business
  • Center for Computation and Technology
  • Center for Academic Success (CAS)
  • Communication Across the Curriculum (CxC)

Training Opportunities at LSU

LSU offers a variety in training opportunities catering to the different learning styles of the diverse student, faculty, and staff population at the University.  Training Offering features and skills include the following:  Institutional Procedures, Technology Skills, Faculty Pedagogy, Academic Technology, Leadership, General Office Skills, Safety, and Computer Security.

1. Instructor-Led Training: LSU Overview

Instructor-Led Training is a traditional, classroom style training class on topics such as Moodle, Teaching and Learning Strategies, Adobe Connect, Basic Computing, etc. Custom classes can also be created and conducted in your department upon request.

Available To:  LSU Students, Faculty & Staff.

Request Service:  Register for a class at

2. Lynda Campus: LSU Overview

Lynda Campus offers over 1,000 video-based online courses in a variety of software packages. Software titles include Adobe Creative Suite, Connect, Flash, InDesign, Microsoft Office, Windows, and Exchange, and numerous Apple software titles. There are courses in AutoCAD, Autodesk, Google products (Docs, Gmail, Analytics, Sketchup) and many courses on using social media including: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Flickr, and Second Story. Learn how this tool can help you to keep current with constantly changing technology. 

Available To:  ALL LSU Students, Faculty & Staff.  

Delivery Time:  Online Access is provided 24/7.

3. Microsoft IT Academy: LSU Overview

The Microsoft IT Academy is an online training resource with over 300 Microsoft e-learning courses.  A great, FREE resource for preparing for Microsoft certification exams.

Available To:  ALL LSU Students, Faculty, and Staff.

Delivery Time:  Online Access is provided 24/7.

4. FTC (Faculty Technology Center): LSU Overview

The Faculty Technology Center provides training on a wide variety of technologies and software applications that can be used to enhance teaching, learning, and research at LSU. 

Available To:    LSU Faculty ONLY

Web site:          Visit for more information. 

Office Location:  109 Middleton Library.

5. CxC (Communication across the Curriculum): LSU Overview

Communication across the Curriculum provides technologies to help faculty incorporate communication-intensive components to their courses, and provides services for students to improve their written, spoken, visual, and technological communication skills. 

Available To:  LSU Students and Faculty ONLY

Delivery Time:  Visit for more information.    

Office Location:  151 Coates Hall.

6. LSU Human Resource Management Training: LSU Overview 

LSU Human Resource Management provides Training on LSU specific information including Performance Evaluation System (PES) Training, New Employee Orientation, Introduction to Sponsored Programs, Financially Preparing for Retirement, etc.

Available To:  LSU Faculty and Staff ONLY.

7. CAS (Center for Academic Success): LSU Overview

The Center for Academic Success provides students with the academic support that they need to maximize their success in the courses they take. It designs and implements a wide range of programs such as Supplemental Instruction, Tutoring, "Study Smarter" Workshops, Individual Assistance, Service-Learning, and Hands-on Computer Workshops.

Available To:  LSU Students ONLY.

Web Site:  Visit for more information.  

Office Location:  B-31 Coates Hall.  

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