Skillsoft is an online, self-directed learning system that has been licensed to enhance student skills with desktop applications, like Microsoft Excel and Adobe Premiere. A full library of resources is available through the Skillport interface including course content, simulations, exams and videos. The e-learning content is available anytime from anywhere and can be taken at one’s own pace.
Stonehill licenses provide students and faculty with access to Skillsoft’s desktop skills collection that includes several Adobe products, Windows 7, Office 2010, Apple Mac OS X, Office for Mac 2011, and more. Staff access may be enabled by a request to the IT Service Desk.
Faculty can create training plans which their students can follow. Course progress and any applicable test scores are easily viewed within Skillport. A Certificate of Completion can be printed or emailed for any course which was completely viewed. The Search-AND-learn allows Skillport users to search for content that meets development or reference needs and modules of interest may be bookmarked.