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LinkedIn Learning

The LMU campus has unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com), an on-demand library of high-quality instructional videos covering a vast range of software, business and creative skills.

Designed for all levels of learners, and it’s a 24/7 tutor, available whenever you’re ready to learn.

LMU users can sign in to LinkedIn Learning through MyLMU using the link under Quick Links > LinkedIn Learning

To access LinkedIn Learning, log into MyLMU and select the Quick Links tab on the right-hand side of the page. Choose LinkedIn Learning to get started: your account will be generated the first time you select this link. No need to sign in: LinkedIn Learning can always be accessed through your MyLMU account from the Quick Links area.

1. Open the browser Google Chrome.

2. Log into LinkedIn Learning under MyLMU. It can be found under Quick Links. 

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3. Proceed with activating your LinkedIn Learning account. 

4. After activating your LinkedIn Learning account, proceed to the next item in our unit to complete the "Learning LinkedIn for Students" course.

Please note: Be logged into MyLMU and using Google Chrome before working in LinkedIn Learning. You may be prompted to log in with your LMU email address and password when activating account. Let me know if you have any questions or issues.

Additionally: You may choose "Continue without LinkedIn" (second option in white) if you do not have a LinkedIn social media account you wish to connect. Feel free to connect or create one, but this step is optional. All LMU students have access to LinkedIn Learning for technology training. 

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See this playlist of courses selected by the CTLE as recommendations for LMU students. Designed to be used on a pick and choose basis: https://bit.ly/3bZH3b9

Please note: Activate your LinkedIn Learning account, be logged into MyLMU, and using Google Chrome before working in LinkedIn Learning. You may be prompted to log in with your LMU email address and password when activating account. Contact the CTLE for any questions or assistance.

See the LinkedIn Learning at LMU Flyer here. 

For questions, contact the CTLE at erika.eschberger@LMUnet.edu

FAQ:

Where can I learn more about LinkedIn Learning?

Check out the LMU flyer above or use the contact information for the CTLE to ask questions. 

For more information on the web, visit the LinkedIn Learning and the LinkedIn Learning upgrade pages. 

What is LinkedIn Learning?

 LinkedIn Learning merges the best parts of Lynda.com and LinkedIn, providing additional benefits for users, including:

  • Unlimited access to thousands of courses in business, technology, programming, professional development and creative topics
  • Personalized content recommendations based on your skills, job role(s), and interests
  • Collections that you can administer, organize, share, and assign to other learners
  • Convenient access through your web browser or on-the-go with the LinkedIn Learning Mobile App

Am I required to connect a LinkedIn Learning profile to my LinkedIn account?

No, this is optional. If desired, choose the "Continue without LinkedIn Learning" option pictured above. Should you leave the university for any reason, connecting your LinkedIn account will not prevent you from using your LinkedIn account or make any changes to your account. 

While optional, connecting your profile results in a more personalized learning experience that includes special course recommendations based on your job title, skills, and industry.

Users can add LinkedIn Learning course certificates to their connected LinkedIn account.

As a first time LinkedIn Learning user, do I need to do anything when I sign in?

The first time you sign in, you will step through an easy process to create a LinkedIn Learning profile that personalizes the default video content based on your skills and interests. If you already have a LinkedIn account, you can add your LinkedIn Learning profile to it. If not, you can simply create a LinkedIn Learning account that uses your LMU credentials.