Lifelong Learning Resources

The Center for Teaching & Learning provides access to a number of lifelong learning resources for the professional development of all faculty and staff. These range in topics and delivery, and are all accessible by simply signing up using your DSU Canvas account.

Magna Commons/Mentor Commons & Lynda

Access to Magna Commons, Mentor Commons, and LinkedIn’s Lynda has changed! You can now register for and access all of these resources through your regular DSU Canvas Account.

Access to the full library of Magna and Lynda are accessible to faculty and staff looking to engage in lifelong learning. These two resources have thousands of hours of video learning on Higher Education, Business, Technology, Personal Growth and more!

To enroll, click on the link(s) below and enter your Canvas login credentials if necessary.


We are pleased to announce that all DSU faculty and staff now have free access to a large library of elearning video resources from Hoonuit (Formerly known as Atomic Learning). This resource is licensed with Strategic Planning funds through September 2018 (our license does not currently include DSU students). Training is available on a variety of content applicable to faculty and staff in higher education, including instructional strategies, leadership, online teaching/blended learning, Canvas, and software and technology (Microsoft Office, Google, Adobe Creative Suite, and more). Access to hoonuit training is available on and off campus using a computer or mobile device.

We encourage all faculty and staff to use this great resource. See the attached file for more information about some of the offerings available.

Logging In: Use your Dixie ID and password at

Faculty Focus eNewsletter

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