Lynda.com (LinkedIn Learning)

Lynda.com is an online training library of instructional videos (more than 160,000 videos in over 4,000 courses) that teaches the latest software, creative, and business skills. Taught by recognized industry experts, achieve personal, professional, or academic goals. New videos are added weekly.

Access the lynda.com library 24/7-even from your iPhone, iPad, Android device, or mobile phone-and watch entire courses or single tutorial videos as you need them.

 

Lynda: Lessons You Need on Demand Anytime

How can lynda.com help you?

  • Tracks your individual training progress.
  • Keeps you current on the latest software programs including Adobe, Apple, Google, and Microsoft.
  • Lets you learn at your own pace—anytime, anywhere.
  • Lets you bookmark where you left off if your training time is interrupted.
  • Provides Certificates of Completion for courses you view in their entirety.
  • Supports your academic, personal, and professional development.

How to make the most of your lynda.com experience?

  • When you need help with software (e.g. making a PowerPoint) check lynda.com for help.
  • Set aside a time every week for online training.
  • Visit lynda.com regularly for a listing of new and updated courses.
  • Use bookmarks to mark favorite videos or courses.
  • Download exercise files before viewing courses and practice applying knowledge as you go.
  • Subscribe to the lynda.com blog RSS feed, and follow lynda.com on Twitter and Facebook.

Administrators

  • Professional Development: Keep your skills current and learn new skills.
  • Explore new technologies and interests.

Faculty

  • Supplement curricula and teach technical skills outside of class.
  • Ensure TA's are prepared for software that students will use in coursework.

Staff

  • Professional Development: Keep your skills current and learn new skills.
  • Explore new technologies and interests.
  • Provides certificates of completion you can post on LinkedIn.

Students

  • Complement your coursework or explore new subjects to prepare yourself for the workforce.
  • Learn techniques to build your collaboration skills and get the most out of technology available at TWU.

Articles

The 4 Business Skills Recruiters Are Looking for-and Not Finding

http://www.lynda.com/articles/4-skills-recruiters-want

Job Interview Horror Stories: What NOT to Do

http://www.lynda.com/articles/job-interview-horror-stories

6 Habits Guaranteed to Boost Your Productivity

http://www.lynda.com/articles/6-habits-boost-productivity

 

Suggested Playlists

Each user can create personalized playlist(s) of courses or videos to watch. Create playlists for school, work, a specific course, or theme such as public speaking or communication. In addition, there are some general playlists created for administrators, faculty, staff, and students with general courses of interest to each group.