Welcome to LinkedIn Learning
LinkedIn Learning offers more than 5,000 on-demand courses on business, creative, and technology skills, and it’s available at no additional cost to all Lindenwood faculty, staff, and students. Watch this video introduction to LinkedIn Learning for Lynda.com users to learn about the highlights of what you’ll get with the upgrade.
Upgraded Features to Explore
LinkedIn Learning is the same online course content you know and love, but with a range of new benefits.
- New Look, Same Content
LinkedIn Learning offers the same high-quality library of on-demand, expert-led instructional videos as Lynda.com.
- Flexible Learning
Watch instructional videos on any device, on and offline at your convenience.
- User Friendly
Find and view content more quickly and easily with an improved interface
- Personalized Learning
Curate your experience with trending skills in your field based on your likes and what your colleagues are watching.
- Automatic Carryover
Your Lynda.com learning history, account info and certifications will be waiting for you in LinkedIn Learning.
- Stay Ahead
Insights from 575 million users help predict learning trends that will empower you to learn more.
Before the Upgrade
Lindenwood is upgrading to LinkedIn Learning on July 29, 2019. There are a few things you should know before then.
- Redirect Lynda.com Links
While many Lynda.com URLs will redirect automatically after the upgrade, some may not. Using Lindenwood-specific URLs or the Blackboard Lynda.com course tool is the best way to ensure your links will redirect automatically to LinkedIn Learning after the upgrade. All Lynda.com links will need to be replaced with the new links by December 31, 2019. More information about redirects will be shared closer to the upgrade.
- Download Mobile App
With the LinkedIn Learning Mobile app for iOS or Android, you can access all LinkedIn Learning content on the go as soon as the upgrade is complete.
Frequently Asked Questions
Questions? Here are some answers. As the transition to the upgrade approaches, more FAQs will be added to help make your upgrade as easy as possible.
When will the upgrade happen? Do I need to do anything to get this upgrade?
The upgrade is scheduled for the week of July 29, 2019. University staff will send out notifications prior to Lindenwood’s upgrade date so you have ample time to prepare. However, please note, nothing is needed from you prior to the upgrade.
Will I be able to access Lynda content during the upgrade?
No, there will be up to 18 hours of downtime on Lynda.com while Lindenwood migrates Lynda.com content to LinkedIn Learning.
Will I lose all of the information in my current Lynda.com account when Lindenwood upgrades to LinkedIn Learning?
No, your entire history will be migrated to your LinkedIn Learning account.
How will I access LinkedIn Learning?
After the upgrade, you can access LinkedIn Learning a few ways; through the Lindenwood website by going to the LinkedIn Learning Link on the Information Technology page, the LinkedIn Learning App in Office 365, or the LinkedIn Learning Mobile app for iOS and Android.
Still Have Questions About LinkedIn Learning?
Submit a Helpdesk Service Request or Contact Us by Phone at x5100 or (636) 255-5100.