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What can you do on Lynda.com?

The University of Colorado provides many ways to advance your skills. As a CU faculty or staff member, you have access to Lynda.com, an online professional database of nearly 5,000 instructional videos covering the latest software, creative and business skills. All you have to do is log into your campus portal to access.

Lynda.com has a number of exciting features that makes learning easier and more accessible than ever before:

Choose from hundreds of professional topics

Whether you want to learn how to code a website or how to edit an image in Photoshop, Lynda.com offers an array of topics to choose at any level of expertise including business skills, marketing and more.

Here are some of the things you can learn on Lynda.com

3D + Animation

  • After Effects
  • Photoshop
  • Page Layout
  • Product Design

Audio + Music

  • Podcasting
  • Music Production
  • Virtual Instruments
  • Avid

Business

  • Microsoft Office Tutorials
  • Social networking
  • Project Management
  • Data Analysis
  • Career Development

CAD

  • Autodesk
  • 3D Printing
  • Interior Design
  • Architecture

Design

  • Adobe
  • InDesign
  • Logo Design
  • Typography

Video

  • After Effects
  • Video Editing
  • Filmmaking

Developer

  • Google
  • Java
  • Programming Foundations
  • Web Development
  • Mobile Apps

Education + eLearning

  • Higher Education
  • Student Tools
  • Management Tips
  • Productivity Points

IT

  • SharePoint
  • Cloud Computing
  • Security
  • IT Help Desk
  • Microsoft and Apple

Marketing

  • Video Writing
  • Google Analytics
  • Branding
  • Email Marketing Lists and Campaigns

Photography

  • Lightroom
  • Color Correction
  • Cameras + Gear
  • Photo Management
  • Photography Foundations

Web

  • HTML and JavaScript
  • Web Development
  • Web Graphics
  • Mobile Web
  • Infographics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Watch a 2-minute video or complete a course series; it’s up to you!

Don’t have enough time to watch an entire two-hour long course series? Each course is divided into short, digestible pieces for the best retention in any time frame.

Save resources for later

Bookmarks can help keep track of what you’d like to watch for later, and how far you’ve gotten in a course. Select the “+” icon on the right hand side of a course to save to your playlist and watch later. 

Highlight your hard work on LinkedIn

Share your accomplishments with coworkers and connections on your LinkedIn profile. When you complete a course or learning path within Lynda.com, you have the option to share the ‘Certificate of Completion’ on your profile.

Filter for assets you want

Looking for a specific video or asset? You can filter through the nearly 5,000 assets available based on type, skill level, duration, subject, company and even an instructor.

Here's how to access Lynda.com:

  1. Log on to your campus portal
  2. Click the NavBar
  3. Select CU Resources
  4. Select Training
  5. Select Lynda.com. (Lynda.com will open in a separate window.)

 Learn more

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