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

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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

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.

Data Security & Privacy Course

The CSU Chancellor’s Office offers online security awareness training that provides steps employees can take to help maintain the security and confidentiality of private information. The Data Security & Privacy course takes approximately one hour to complete and can be taken on any computer with Internet access. If you are unable to devote one hour at one time, you can stop the training and return later to pick up where you left off. To access the course, visit the Skillport login page, select Los Angeles from the Campus list, log in to Skillport using your MyCalStateLA ID account, click View My Plan, make sure the Assigned Learning tab is selected, and then click Launch below the Data Security & Privacy course.

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

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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.

Web Development & Accessibility