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"Learning for Life" is not just a fancy catchphrase that we like to say or put on our documents. But it is a culture that leads to the growth of our organization and our students. This Learning for Life happens when we develop a mindset that is growth-focused. Below you will find resources that will help you foster the Learning for Life culture that the Adult School is all about. 
 
You are encouraged to take advantage of unlimited self-directed online learning with LinkedIn Learning – and to have ongoing conversations with your colleagues and administration about your learning and development!
 
If you decide on a course, within the courses are the actual content videos. PLEASE DO NOT WATCH AN 1 HOUR COURSE IN ITS ENTIRETY. The beauty of LinkedIn Learning is you can cover the content it bite-sized pieces. Most LinkedIn Learning content videos are only 2 minutes long.   
 
 

This playlist provides resources on developing a positive mindset for life success; understanding one’s own personal values; encountering and working with different cultural values; building personal confidence.

 

Video: Six anti-success habits From Course: Success Habits with Chris Croft
Take a short break for learning and learn a new success habit each week. Get tips to increase your satisfaction and success at work and in life.
Duration:  4m 14s
 
Video: Assertiveness and aggression From Course: Success Habits with Chris Croft
Take a short break for learning and learn a new success habit each week. Get tips to increase your satisfaction and success at work and in life.
Duration:  4m 9s

Video: Boost resilience, learn to thrive From Course: Enhancing Resilience with Gemma Leigh Roberts
Being resilient will not only help you overcome challenges—it will help you thrive. Learn how to enhance your resilience with these tips.
Duration:  3m 42s

Video: The sliding resilience scale From Course: Enhancing Resilience with Gemma Leigh Roberts
Being resilient will not only help you overcome challenges—it will help you thrive. Learn how to enhance your resilience with these tips.
Duration:  3m 55s

Video: Create an edge to enhance performance From Course: Enhancing Resilience with Gemma Leigh Roberts
Being resilient will not only help you overcome challenges—it will help you thrive. Learn how to enhance your resilience with these tips.
Duration:  4m 26s

Course: Building Resilience with Tatiana Kolovou
Kelley School of Business professor and professional communications coach Tatiana Kolovou explains how to bounce back from difficult situations, by building your “resiliency threshold,” with these training techniques.
Duration:  34m 25s
 
Course: Cultivating a Growth Mindset with Gemma Leigh Roberts
Mindset is a choice. Learn how to cultivate a growth mindset in order to achieve your true potential.
Duration:  58m 57s
 
Course: Developing Self-Awareness with Gemma Leigh Roberts
Learn how to become more self-aware in order to develop yourself personally and enhance career progression.
Duration:  1h 0m

This playlist provides resources on working in diverse and effective teams; managing conflict across cultures and personalities, and dealing with unexpected situations.

 

Course: Being an Effective Team Member with Daisy Lovelace
Learn how to work best on a team. Explore the key characteristics of exemplary team members and find out how you can adopt these behaviors to become a more valuable collaborator.
Duration: 31m 42s

Course: Managing Team Conflict with Henna Inam
Learn how to confidently lead through conflict. Review the various sources of team conflict and learn how to defuse tricky situations using different approaches.
Duration: 1h 10m

Course: Conflict Resolution Foundations with Lisa Gates
Discover how to improve your relationships with your coworkers, clients, employees, and supervisors and find your way through conflict back to cooperation.
Duration: 51m 13s

 

Course: Working with Difficult People with Chris Croft
Learn methods for recognizing the characteristics of some of the most common types of difficult people, and discover how to deal with these individuals more effectively.
Duration: 1h 46m

 

Course: Developing Your Emotional Intelligence with Gemma Leigh Roberts
Learn how to enhance your personal performance and build effective relationships at work by developing emotional intelligence.
Duration: 1h 10m
Course: Learning Office 365 with David Rivers
Get a tour of Office 365, Microsoft's cloud-based productivity suite. David Rivers shows how to access your Office account and get up to speed with the Office 365 core apps, including subscription versions of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook, along with Teams, OneDrive, and SharePoint. 
Duration: 57m 24s
 
Course: Outlook 365 with Jess Stratton
Learn how to set up and manage email, calendars, and contacts in the Office 365 version of Microsoft Outlook. Outlook has the tools you need to work as a team, track assignments, and collaborate effectively. This beginner-level course begins with a tour of the interface and shows how to connect a wide variety of email accounts to Outlook. 
Duration: 2h 17s
 
Course: Excel 365 with Dennis Taylor
Get up to speed with Microsoft Excel, the world's most popular spreadsheet program. Follow along with Excel expert Dennis Taylor as he demonstrates how to efficiently manage and analyze data with this powerful program. Learn how to enter and organize data, perform calculations with simple functions, and format the appearance of rows, columns, cells, and data.
Duration: 2h 10s