Friday, October 24, 2014

Making Time to Learn: Computer Learning Month

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In the everyday hustle and bustle of life, it's easy to put off your own professional development...

October marks Computer Learning Month, an annual event focused on promoting responsible computing and digital citizenship, serves as a simple reminder to set aside time dedicated to learning something new.
Since the month is already quickly drawing to a close, we've complied a short list of some of our favorite online resources to help you stop procrastinating and start learning.
  • Computer Literacy Basics Mac | PC
    Learn the basics about using your computer with topics ranging from double clicking with your mouse to setting up an email account, and even how to transfer photos from your camera to your hard drive.
     
  • Effective Listening Training
    This dynamic online training series explores listening vs. hearing, the listening process, and types and styles of listening, responding, questioning, and more that can be valuable in all areas of your life.
  • What's New in iOS 8
    This online training series will show you some of the new features in iOS 8, including Interactive Notifications, QuickType, Family Sharing, iCloud® Drive, Spotlight®, and more!

Friday, October 10, 2014

Internet Safety Resource for Cyber Security Month



The start of October marks National Cyber Security Awareness Month, an awareness effort focused on ensuring everyone has the resources they need to stay safe and secure online. Founded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance, the event is in its 11th year, and has continued to grow.

In an effort to help encourage businesses and individuals to stay safe online, Atomic Training has gathered some of our top resources on the topic, including:


Looking for additional resources? StaySafeOnline.org includes a variety of free resources focused on keeping businesses safe, including an Online Safety Quiz.