Online Training Resources

The ITS Training Program provides online training resources which deliver technology training to the Cal State LA community when and where they need it.


Lynda.com

Lynda.com LogoLynda.com is an online learning platform that provides thousands of video tutorials covering a wide range of business, technology, and creative topics. Courses are designed for all skill levels and are available 24/7 for convenient, self-paced learning. Learn more »


Resources by Topic

Below are additional online training resources which can be used for self-paced learning.

Note: To access a Lynda.com or Moodle course, you need to log in with your MyCalStateLA ID account.

Adobe Creative Cloud

CSU Learn

CSU Learn is the new online learning portal for faculty and staff. It has an intuitive user interface and provides access to a variety of professional development courses and required compliance training.

To access CSU Learn, log in to the MyCalStateLA Portal with your MyCalStateLA ID account, and then click CSU Learn on the QuickLaunch menu.

For a quick overview of the CSU Learn interface, watch this two-minute video tutorial which is also available on the CSU Learn homepage.

IT Security

All Cal State LA employees have a shared responsibility to secure campus information assets containing protected Level 1 and Level 2 data. Below are several online training resources to promote information security awareness. For additional resources, visit the IT Security website.

FERPA Tutorial

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. All Cal State LA employees, student assistants, graduate assistants, vendors and consultants who have, or potentially may have, contact with student education records must comply with this law. These individuals are required to successfully complete the online FERPA tutorial and test every two years.

Additional Tutorials

Microsoft Office


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For additional Microsoft Office training resources, visit the following websites.

Moodle Courses

The ITS Training Program offers several online courses on Moodle. These courses include video tutorials, handouts, sample data files, slideshows, and assessments. To access a Moodle course, you need to log in to Moodle with your MyCalStateLA ID account.

A certificate of completion can be obtained by users who complete all parts of any Moodle course and receive at least an 80% score on the assessments. To receive a certificate, email your assessment scores to itstraining@calstatela.edu.

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