Free Access to Lynda.com for California Community Colleges

Free Access to Lynda.com for California Community Colleges

The Professional Learning Network, supported by the Institutional Effectiveness Partnership Initiative (IEPI), is now providing unlimited access to Lynda.com for all California Community College employees at no cost. Lynda.com is an online library of courses on software tools and skills. To learn more, we suggest that you watch the introductory movie about the service, and watch How to use Lynda.com.

Here are just a few of the benefits to using Lynda.com:
• Courses include a wide variety of technology and disciplines
• Up-to-date content helps to keep your skills current
• New courses are added every week
• Access to instructors’ exercise files let you follow along as you watch tutorials
• Closed captioning and searchable, timecoded transcripts for increased comprehension
• Beginner to advanced courses to learn at your level
• Watch complete courses or individual tutorials as you need them

To create a Lynda.com profile, navigate to the Learn Academy of the Professional Learning Network. Next, login or register (if you are a first-time user) then click on the link for Lynda.com.

Please note that if you have been a previous user of Lynda.com and would like to transfer your previous training history, playlists, and bookmarks, you must select “yes” when asked, “Are you a current or former member of Lynda.com?” In selecting yes, it will prompt you to type in your old username and password.

If you have any questions regarding signing up for Lynda.com through the Professional Learning Network, please contactsupport@prolearningnetwork.com.

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The Professional Learning Network is pleased to announce the availability of training provided by Lynda.com for California Community College employees on the PLN website. Once logged into the PLN, employees will be able to access Lynda.com resources. Two webinars have been scheduled to introduce the colleges to this professional development option.

These introductory webinars are scheduled for:
1. Tuesday, August 9, 12pm-1pm : http://onefortraining.org/node/859
2. Thursday, August 18, 12pm-1pm : http://onefortraining.org/node/860

Join us for a “Lynda.com Tips and Tricks” webinar session presented by Rochelle Gisbert, Lynda.com Customer Success Manager and learn how to get the most out of your Lynda.com account.

In this one-hour webinar you will learn how to:
Access Lynda.com resources through the Professional Learning Network anytime, anywhere!

Leverage the vast number of topics available for professional development, technology tools,
and more.

Quickly navigate the library for “just in time” learning – getting in and out with your answer in a hurry.

Advanced tips and tricks ranging from effectively searching and sharing content to completing
trainings in double the average time!

The session will be recorded and made available for playback on the Professional Learning Network.

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August 20, 2016