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Physical Address:
Office of Learning and Professional Development
5615 Kirby Dr, Suite 360
Houston, Texas 77005

Mailing Address:
Human Resources
Office of Learning and Professional Development
P.O. Box 1892, MS 98
Houston, Texas 77251-1892

Telephone: 713-348-6130
Fax: 713-348-5428
Email: learn@rice.edu  

Learning and Professional Development Staff    

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 Rice Bytes Computer 

Rice Bytes

In our fast-paced, super busy world, the need to learn a skill, and the time to make that happen, are sometimes incompatible. Welcome to Rice Bytes - your resource for FREE online learning that you can access 24/7.  This page contains resources that can help you increase your knowledge and skill in basic computer applications, improve your communciation and conflict resolution skills, and even get you up to speed, on Twitter, Yammer, and other popular social media - all at the click of a mouse and from the comfort of your own desk.  Is there something you'd like to see here? Let us know!

Software Resources  

Microsoft Office Skills  

Prezi (cloud-based presentation software) AccountSupportTutorials    

Banner Training   


Instructor-Led Classes 

Training Videos     

OWL-Space Resources   


ACT Program Materials 

HR Training Materials    



 Twitter/Yammer/Social Media 


Other Online Learning   

Jane's Gems: 25 Free Resources for Learning a Language Online  

Just for Fun   


A Google a Day  

Quick and Dirty Tips - Helping you do things better  

PhD in Googling [Interactive Infographic]