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lynda.com Online Training

Topics Covered Format Earn Certificates? mentoring avail? pretest / post-test avail? Cost
Adobe and Microsoft Office applications, desktop publishing, graphic design, multimedia and video development, programming, statistics, web development and more videos X     free for IU students, faculty and staff only
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This service is available to current IU faculty, staff and students only and does not include recently graduated students. If you are an eligible user and are having trouble accessing lynda.com, please contact the Support Center. external link

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Join us on Wednesday, September 16th from 1:30-2:30pm as we present the free webinar Personalized Learning with lynda.com: Playlists, Assessments and More. Participants will learn how to bookmark their favorite courses and videos, create shareable playlists of courses and videos, track your progress across all lynda.com courses, earn course certificates, assess your learning, use the coding window to learn programming skills, and more. You can read the description and register online.

Lynda.com is an award-winning provider of educational materials. The lynda.com Online Training Library® (OTL) includes video-based elearning courses on Adobe and Microsoft applications and technologies; web design; digital photography, video and audio; Mac applications; programming, and more. Lynda.com's all-star team of trainers and teachers provides comprehensive and unbiased movie-based training to an international membership of tens of thousands of subscribers.

IU staff, faculty, and students statewide can take advantage of fee-free 24/7 access to the entire lynda.com elearning library.

Indiana University’s lynda.com service has been extended through 2016.

Check out new features in lynda.com

Lynda has introduced three new features:

1 Assessments. Measure improvement and verify training was worthwhile. An assessment can be taken before and after a course, allowing learners to skip instruction they already mastered and understand how much they have learned. Already deployed to the most popular lynda.com courses, new assessments will be added regularly.
2 Practice environments. Make learning to code faster, more concrete, and more engaging. Learners can work on coding skills in a window located next to the instructional video. Most lynda.com web developer courses now include a practice environment, and we are rapidly assessing other developer courses for the addition of this beneficial tool.
3 Enhanced playlists. Distill training to a user’s individual learning path or a team’s specific needs. A social tool, playlists enable the aggregation of full courses, sections of courses for micro learning, and even more-granular content. These elements can be arranged in any order and shared across an organization.

Overview of lynda.com

A quick overview of how to get started using lynda.com and some of its popular features in this interview style 3 minutes video.

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