eLearning - Lynda.com

Lynda

Eligible: Students, Faculty & Staff

Availability: 24 Hours, 7 Days

Support: Monday - Friday. 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

AKAs: Computer Based Training - Lynda.com, Lynda.com

Description

Expand your professional and personal skills with University of Miami’s free training opportunities at Lynda.com. Lynda.com is a user-friendly online platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology, and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. With Lynda.com, you can learn new skills online, on your time. There are over 5,700 courses in business, technology, web, photography, and creative skills taught by industry experts.

In addition to individual courses, you can also engage in a Learning Path, which is a more in-depth opportunity to learn a new skill. Learning Paths are structured to give you step-by-step instructions on how to become a photographer, web developer, accountant, project manager, and much more.

Restrictions

  • All Eligible Users: You must have a CaneID prior to accessing.

Resources

  • Seeking professional development? Check out Lynda.com’s Business videos category. Topics covered include project management and negotiation, leadership skills, and online marketing strategy.
  • Educational training is also available on Lynda.com, which is designed to help faculty and students leverage new technologies to increase engagement, be more productive in the classroom, and maximize the potential to learn remotely.
  • Want to learn how to use Adobe Photoshop or InDesign? Choose from 1,000s of courses in Design and Photography.

Features/Benefits

  • Monthly release updates – With the fast and ever-changing pace of technology, it provides its users with updates of newly added courseware
  • Unlimited access and availability – ideal for those on the go, e-learning is available through its mobile site (m.lynda.com) and iPhone/iPad app (lynda.com)
  • Ease of search and user-friendly – able to search by subject, software and author or opt to view "My courses" list of your course history (search by viewing date and course transcript) or filter the search further by version or skill level

Costs

  • No fees are charged for this service.

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