Learn with Lynda.com

Learn with Lynda.com

 

From this academic year all NTU staff and students can use Lynda.com  for free! If you haven’t yet heard about Lynda.com, then please read on.

 

What is Lynda.com?

Lynda.com is an online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. In its vast library of resources and tutorials you can find e-learning courses for IT skills, specialised software, business and communications skills, etc. You can even find singing tutorials!

 

How do I access Lynda.com?

  • Go to https://www.lynda.com/signin
  • Select Sign in with your organization portal
  • Enter ntu.ac.uk
  • Then enter your NTU username and password and click Login.
  • A new window opens prompting you to create a profile.
  • Input your details, and click Save.

 

What are the benefits?

  • Once you are registered you will be able to access the online resources in Lynda.com at anytime and from anywhere using your NTU credentials.
  • You can create playlists and follow learning pathways suggested to you in Lynda.com
  • You can embed the online resources and playlists into NOW learning rooms. For example, you can share the relevant tutorials with your students.
  • You can get certificates on completion of courses and add them to your CV or a LinkedIn profile.
  • You can dip in and out the tutorials and complete them at your own pace.

Image by Marcus Elliott, Senior Digital Practice Adviser, Digital Practice Team.

 

How can I find out more about Lynda.com?

  • You can find out more about Lynda.com in the Technology Central learning room.  Please note: Technology Central is an internal resource only accessible by NTU staff and students.
  • You can come along to a Lynda.com Study Slot  or attend a one to one surgery. To book on either of these events, please visit the Organisational Development events page.
  • You can also talk to your Librarian about identifying content for student use and for support in using Lynda.com

About the author

Elena is responsible for design and implementation of development initiatives and learning resources to support NTU staff in their use of university systems. Prior to joining NTU, Elena worked in the British Council supporting bidding for and implementation of international development and scholarship management programmes. She has extensive experience as a Learning and Development consultant, specialising in SAP, business process analysis and managing personal and professional development schemes.


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