Tech Tips – Privacy and Security
Double check to make sure that your passwords aren’t on this list! For extra security while staying home, consider adding some variety on your own or by using a password manager. Many have free versions to try out.
Interested in getting a password manager? Start here with CNET’s reviews of subscription and free options.
Tech Tips – Learn Something New
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Lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs). More than 500 courses are available. (Russell Library card required.)
Over 100 free courses on every-day technology tasks, including online shopping, participating in social media, and troubleshooting internet connectivity.
Coursera offers university level courses on a self-paced schedule. Take a short track of professional development classes, or pursue a professional certification. Courses include recorded video lectures, community discussion forums and both graded and peer-reviewed coursework.
The funniest technology podcast in production. Hosts PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman do a deep dive into tech questions, explain social media posts, and explore the ways we communicate online.
Free and paid courses taught by professionals from around the world. Courses are available in over 50 different languages.
JobNow includes full practice exams and study guides for standardized tests. Its Skillsurfer module includes resources for Nursing School Exams, the ASVAB, the Praxis Exam and the GRE (Russell Library Required).