lynda.com - Online video Learning
Learn subjects from photography to web development during spring break. lynda.com was founded in 1995 in Ojai, as online support for the books and classes of Lynda Weinman. By 2004 there were 100 courses. Today on linda you will find 234,997 training videos produced by some of the best trainers in the business. While primarily devoted to software and technology, you will find training on Photography, video, audio and animation. For the latest from lynda check out our monthly lynda links below. The best news is, you have complete access to all their training, Oh, and BTW the retail value is $300. per year.
Rosetta Stone - Language Program
Learn a language during spring break! Rosetta Stone is the premier language learning site on the planet. We all think about studying a second language, and Rosetta is a great way to get started. Whether you are a beginner or advance student of any language (and I do mean any - how about learning Tagalog, or Swahili or Urdu? Some of the more obscure languages like Spanish, French, German and English are also available.
Gartner - Tech info and Research
For the technically inclined, hone your IT knowledge during spring break. Here's one I bet you haven't click on yet. The Gartner site is a great place to go for the latest in Ed and Ed-Tech. Here's a great article highly recommended by CIO, Zareh Marselian.
10 Common Security Awareness Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
Gartner maintains a huge library of articles on contemporary education and pedagogy. Well worth your time to kick the tires.
And of course, for the latest in highly condensed 30 second tech training starring our favorite IT mascot "Sandy" check out the latest episode "Triage"