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|The Making of Amsterdam Mist: The Structures Training Lynda.com|
Bert Monroy creates digital paintings that fool the eye and delight the senses. And he's been at it for over thirty years, producing illustrations for clients such as Adobe and Pixar. Follow along in this course with the development of his latest work, Amsterdam Mist, and learn how to apply his techniques to your own artwork in Photoshop or Illustrator. Bert concentrates on the structures in the painting: the bridges and buildings that make up the incredibly detailed canal scene. He'll show how to model elements like railings, curbs, windows, posts, staircases, lamps, and even flags. He'll also create textures and show how to repurpose them throughout the painting. Join him on this journey to the Netherlands and return with souvenirs that you can add to your artistic toolbox.
|The Monster Drawing Workshop Training Lynda.com|
Monsters, like our imaginations, follow no rules. They can have eight legs or five eyes, horns or wings. This monster drawing workshop, hosted by illustrator and Lynda.com fan favorite Von Glitschka, is designed to help new artists drop their inhibitions around drawing and let their creativity take over. It's also great for facilitators who want to help their clients or teams overcome creative and mental roadblocks. Von is there every step of the way, breaking down each monster "part" bit by bit, so students can build the monster of their dreams.
|The Motionographer Story Training Lynda.com|
Motionographer is more than a website. It's a curatorial space, and a community for motion graphics artists, animators, and filmmakers around the world. In this documentary, we profile founder Justin Cone, who decided to shine a spotlight on motion graphics at a time when digital design wasn't given its due. Along with his right-hand man and "work husband" Carlos El Asmar, Justin has built Motionographer into a community-centered site that doesn't just focus on the latest studio reels, but on the issues that are most compelling to the careers of working artists. Learn how Justin, a writer turned self-taught designer, overcame criticism and a lingering imposter syndrome to build Motionographer into the beacon it is for motion designers today.
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Essential Training Training Lynda.com|
Get started with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, a secure, open source server operating system designed to tackle mission-critical workloads. In this course, learn essential SUSE Linux Enterprise Server administration concepts. Chaim Krause explains how to use YaST, set up a server to use Secure Boot, manage users and groups, and administer the most common network services. Plus, he covers various file systems, and using logical volume management to optimize your storage.
|SVN for Java Developers Training Lynda.com|
Given that programmers are constantly modifying their code—and that other developers often touch the very same code—it's crucial to keep track of your changes. By leveraging software version control systems such as Apache Subversion (SVN), you can help your team stay on the same page. In this course, learn how to use SVN to keep track of your code changes and merge conflicting changes. Julian Robichaux covers key concepts and terminology such as trunks, commits, and revisions, and explains how to create a new Java project, make changes, and create branches. He also covers how to find and fix conflicts using Eclipse, create a release, and use SVN and Git together.
|Swift 4: Protocol-Oriented Programming Training Lynda.com|
If you plan on designing and implementing software using Swift, you need to understand the protocol-oriented programming (POP) paradigm. In this course, take a closer look at POP, and learn how to work with it to more efficiently approach app development. First, review what POP is, exactly, and how it differs from the classical object-oriented programming approach. Next, learn about the pillars of this new paradigm: protocol extensions, protocol inheritance, and protocol composition. Protocol extensions let you define default behavior for conforming types without defining a base class. Protocol inheritance is a powerful feature that lets you create more granular designs. Swift does not allow multiple inheritance for classes—but with protocol composition, Swift types can adopt multiple protocols. Plus, explore generics, and see how to implement a fully functional app using a protocol-oriented approach.
|SynthEyes Essential Training (2015) Training Lynda.com|
3D tracking is the foundation for advanced visual effects in films and commercials seen all over the world. SynthEyes is one of the most popular software packages for 3D tracking, capable of complex camera moves and object tracking. Join Brian Morse as he reviews essential tools and techniques in SynthEyes, beginning with a quick start guide to help you create accurate 3D solves quickly. He shows how to analyze a shot, compensate for lens distortion, and use both the manual and automatic features in SynthEyes to help you get the best solve for your camera. Plus, learn about more advanced techniques, like object tracking with a moving camera. The course closes with a look at exporting to a variety of animation packages: After Effects, NUKE, Maya, and CINEMA 4D.
|Taking Charge of Your Career Training Lynda.com|
There is no predictable career ladder in today's workplace. Most people no longer have the security of staying in one field, one job, or even one location. Navigating your career now means being able to adapt and stay relevant. This course is designed for anyone who wants to take charge and plan the next move—whether it's choosing a career, negotiating a promotion, or changing fields. Learn to leverage your unique skills and passions to create a flexible career path that stays true to your values and allows you to adapt as needed. Career expert Christine DiDonato helps you understand the new rules of work, foster a career vision, create a career map, and get started on your next play.
|Talent Management Training Lynda.com|
Effective talent management drives benefits for an organization. In this course, leadership, team, and organizational development consultant Katy Sharon reveals how aligning talent management with your company's strategic plan directly impacts business success. She reveals how to build a top-notch talent management strategy, use that strategy to create a talent management plan, and bring it all together using best practices. Along the way, she explains how to identify talent needs, assess existing talent, recruit the right people, and develop employees to meet talent needs. Plus, Katy provides you with a high-level look at succession planning.
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|The Creative Spark: Brian Kaufman, Visual Journalist Training Lynda.com|
Like the automotive industry, newspapers are struggling to stay healthy and relevant in a world of rapid technological advances. Part of newspapers' success will be determined by storytellers like Brian Kaufman, a visual journalist for the Detroit Free Press. When Brian first moved to Detroit, Michigan, he visited the abandoned Packard Plant, a 40-acre complex once considered the epitome of innovation in the automotive world, but since come to represent Detroit's long fall from grace. The plant has slowly been gutted and collapsed into ruin, but to Brian, it represents a chance to re-engage the community in Detroit's rich history and create riveting visual content for the newspaper's website.
Follow along as Brian explains his process for creating long-form video features and how he uses the iPhone to capture and instantly publish breaking news in the field. We also take a look at his Then and Now comparison series, where he maps old images of the Packard Plant over new ones, which the newspaper then turns into interactive experiences for its web audience.
|The Creative Spark: Brian Taylor, Handmade Photography Training Lynda.com|
Gum printing and Photoshop. Light sensitive materials exposed by sunlight, negatives created with an Epson printer. Meet Brian Taylor, a photographer who combines the love of 19th and 21st century processes to create striking images, each a unique masterpiece with a handmade quality.
In this installment of The Creative Spark, Brian talks about why he uses historical processes and shows how he combines them with Photoshop and other modern imaging tools. We follow Brian as he creates a digital negative, exposes a print, and then adds additional layers to create a final image.
|The Creative Spark: Iyeoka, Recording Artist and Poet Training Lynda.com|
Technology has revolutionized the way music is made, consumed, distributed, and popularized. Now new voices can be heard the world over. Recording artist Iyeoka knows this firsthand, as she watched her single, "Simply Falling," go viral practically overnight. Watch her inspiring story unfold, as she traces her roots in Boston and her evolution from a pharmacist who dreamed of being an artist to a successful songwriter and poet. Iyeoka also shares the lessons she's learned about the role that discipline plays in creativity, and how working with collaborators in jam sessions and poetry slams shaped her own sound.
|The Creative Spark: Stacey Williams-Ng, Interactive Book Designer Training Lynda.com|
A course on interactive book design for the iPad, a topic that wouldn't have existed two years ago, is now being taught by Stacey Williams-Ng at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design. Even Stacey seems surprised that her love of illustration and knowledge of graphic design have combined into a new career for her, interactive storytelling. She loves putting brush to canvas, which is how her children's books begin before they're photographed or scanned into the iPad—where she actually uses an app to create apps. Her business has blossomed into a publishing company (Little Bahalia) that's dedicated to creating interactive children's literature. We join her at her home studio in Milwaukee where she's animating her latest book, A Troop Is a Group of Monkeys, destined for the iPad. Quick quiz: What is a group of bats called? Find out during this installment of the lynda.com documentary series The Creative Spark.
|The Data Science of Government and Political Science, with Barton Poulson Training Lynda.com|
Are you interested in enhancing your understanding of how government and politics actually function? If so, this brief course can help by exploring the profound ways in which data science affects how our government and political process works. Data scientist and professor Barton Poulson provides a nontechnical overview of how data science functions in the public sector. He discusses how predictive analytics can be used to help you understand political representation; explores how data science affects matters of national security, privacy, and social justice; and more.
|Teaching Online: Synchronous Classes Training Lynda.com|
Explore tools, tips, and techniques for leading real-time virtual training. No matter what teaching tool you use, from Adobe Connect to Blackboard to Google Hangouts, you can apply these lessons to your own digital classroom to increase collaboration and connection with students. Corbin and Kat Anderson cover the elements of creating virtual synchronous training, including selecting the right tools, implementing instructional strategies, and managing learner interactions and engagement. Find out how to apply the flipped classroom model to online teaching and get tips for engaging learners and assessing learning. These lessons are a great resource for anyone who conducts real-time training on the web, including instructional designers and presenters.
|Teaching Technical Skills Through Video Training Lynda.com|
Video offers a unique method for teaching and learning—especially for technical skills like programming. Not all students are coders, but giving your classes exposure to these subjects via video will enhance their learning, retention, and future career opportunities. In this course, Renaldo Lawrence introduces a variety of tools to deliver lessons via video and help increase higher-order thinking. Renaldo shows how to understand each student's learning style and then use support material, adapt existing online content, and record your own videos to teach technical skills. Learn how to record and edit videos with TubeChop, Adobe Spark, and other video applications, and share lessons with other educators. Plus, find out how to cultivate technical skills in students that are more music, art, or literary inclined.
|Teaching Techniques: Blended Learning Training Lynda.com|
Blended learning is all about the students: combining instruction with digital resources to help increase student achievement and engagement. In this course, Chris Mattia explores the various aspects of blended learning, and provides guidelines to create a blended classroom that meets students' diverse learning needs. The techniques rely on technologies such as Google Apps, Android and iOS devices, video, learning management systems (LMSs), and open-source tools such as WordPress to promote sharing and collaboration. Watch and learn how to use blended learning to create dynamic, engaging, and student-focused lessons.
|Teaching Techniques: Classroom Management Training Lynda.com|
K-12 educators: create a classroom culture that increases achievement and decreases disruption—without inhibiting your students' creativity or desire to learn. In this course (our first with real kids in a classroom setting), Aaron Quigley shows you how to create learning-focused environments by minimizing off-task behavior and increasing student engagement. Learn how to develop the traits of effective classroom managers, reduce distraction, give clear instruction, and escalate problems when necessary. Aaron will also provide guides for building a positive classroom culture that sets students up for success, wherever they go next.
|Teaching Techniques: Developing Curriculum Training Lynda.com|
By taking the time to develop thoughtful learning goals and outcomes, you can enhance the quality of your instruction—and potentially save yourself from needing to deal with frustrating situations without a game plan. In this short course, Oliver Schinkten explores how to develop a curriculum that not only identifies learning objectives for individual lessons, but also informs pedagogy and assessment strategies. He discusses the crucial components of curriculum development, including how to create learning objectives, consider the scope and sequence, deliver high-quality feedback, and make your learning materials accessible to all learners. Plus, he explains how to plan for the unexpected, and modify your instruction to ensure that it evolves to meet the needs of your learners.
|The Science of Sales Training Lynda.com|
Trust lies at the foundation of all sales. In this course, former Genentech senior leader and Braintrust founder Jeff Bloomfield taps the world of neuroscience to explain the science of trust and help you determine your own trustworthiness as a salesperson. He reveals the parts of the brain that are triggered in the buying process, and provides a customer-engagement model that presents solutions in such a way that customers will close the sale themselves . . . every time. Gain a deeper appreciation of the human brain and a new way of communicating with your customer.
|The Traveling Photographer: Dubai Training Lynda.com|
Dubai is a photographer's dream, a glittering city filled with dizzyingly tall buildings, beautiful mosques, and a diverse mix of people and cultures. The city is also home to Gulf Photo Plus, an annual event that attracts some of the world's top photography educators.
It all adds up to a great reason to visit the United Arab Emirates, and that's what photographer and Strobist publisher David Hobby does in this installment of his series, The Traveling Photographer. Join David as he photographs Dubai's places and people, visiting with local photographers and sharing tips for getting around, finding the best photo opportunities, and—at least as important—staying hydrated in this desert city.
Ready to see more of the world through a photographer's eyes? Watch every installment of The Traveling Photographer.
|Thomas A. Stewart and Patricia O'Connell on Designing and Delivering Great Customer Experience Training Lynda.com|
In this course, join thought leaders Thomas Stewart and Patricia O'Connell as they share their novel approach to service design, and explain why providing a great customer experience must be a strategic choice that's woven into the fabric of your business—not slapped on at the end. Thomas and Patricia discuss what great service design can do for your organization, and how to identify and win at make-or-break moments in customer interaction. They also share how to enhance brand consistency by ensuring that customers get the same quality of service across your organization. To wrap up, they help you evaluate your own service design GPA (grade point average), and take your service design ideas from the drawing room to the board room.
|Sramana Mitra on Bootstrapping Training Lynda.com|
Want to start your own business? Bootstrap it! LinkedIn Influencer Sramana Mitra, an expert on entrepreneurship, shares her insights on how to start a new business without any external financing. Bootstrapping can be a way to quickly validate and launch a company, and get the traction you need to attract serious investors (or you can bootstrap all the way). Sramana dismisses some of the myths that get in the way of new entrepreneurs, and then turns the focus on to the benefits of bootstrapping. She walks through two methods of bootstrapping that can be particularly valuable: selling services and developing a business while holding down a full-time job.
|Starting a Business with Family and Friends Training Lynda.com|
What do Tata Group, Walmart, Samsung, and Porsche have in common? These companies are all examples of a successful family business. With the right idea and a good business plan, you too can start your own family-run business. In this course, entrepreneur Bob McGannon shares his insight and advice on starting a business with family and friends (drawing from experience with his own 14+ year business). He begins with the importance of having an exit strategy and clear roles, governance, and ownership before you start the business. He also covers critical topics such as setting up business finances and managing working relationships, and provides troubleshooting tips and advice for keeping everything running smoothly.