Penn State Resources
Tech Tutors provides personalized training on Access, Photoshop, Excel, Canvas, PowerPoint, Visio, Word, Acrobat, InDesign, Sites at Penn State, WikiSpaces, Prezi, and more. Tutors offer face-to-face help that’s hard to beat!
Media Commons provides several services specifically designed for faculty interested in incorporating digital media into their instruction. Our consultants aim to expand student education by helping with the creation of digital media content for coursework. Beginners and advanced users across the Penn State community can benefit from access to our experienced consultants, training opportunities and media production facilities.
The Penn State Undergraduate Speaking Center was born of the belief and supporting evidence that speaking well matters. Our mission is to help Penn State students graduate as excellent orators. From individuals to groups, the Speaking Center’s trained Mentors are ready to assist with every phase of your presentations.
ALEKS: Refresh Your Math Skills
Assessment and Learning in Knowledge Spaces (ALEKS) is a web-based, artificially intelligent assessment and learning system — very similar to a tutor. It uses adaptive questioning to quickly and accurately determine what you know in a course — then instructs you on topics you are ready to learn.
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Resources from IST Faculty
Resources from Dr. Gerry Santoro
These Web-based resources are provided as value-added for IST courses. The resources have been compiled by Dr. Santoro, often with the aid of IST students. These resources are obtained from government sources, industry sources, Web sites and white papers.
- ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR)
- The Information Society: An International Journal
- The IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security
- IEEE Transactions on Information Theory
- Journal of the ACM (JACM)
- Journal of Data and Information Quality (JDIQ)
- Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology
As a member of PSU, you have access to lynda.com video tutorials. Topics covered include programming and training on software.
Khan Academy has a collection of free video tutorials on a wide array of topics including programming
TED has many lectures by influential figures in their field including IST.