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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Lynda.com

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Lynda.com

Lynda.com is the premiere online learning website. Here you can learn about and gain skills with a multitude of subject matter as well as specific programs. If you want to increase your skills for a job, for work, or even just if you are curious to learn more, Lynda.com is the place for you. They have courses in subject areas such as 3D and Animation, Audio and Music, Education and E-Learning, IT, and so many more. Their courses are in a video format that also provides full transcripts to read along with the instruction. To help solidify your instruction they even provide you with Exercise Files to work along side the videos to help keep you more engaged with the learning to increase learning retention.

Lynda.com is a premium online learning service that you have access to as a student here at MNSU. You will have to create an account by following the steps below, but once you have done so you will have full access to Lynda.com's expansive library of courses.

Logging In To Lynda.com

This course is designed to help you get up and running with your own personal Lynda.com account. To create your account you have have to follow a specific portal which will be explained within the course to allow you to get a membership account completely free.

It is important to note that the account you create, while created through MNSU, is not connected to your StarID and Password. You will have to have your own username and password to keep track of for Lynda.com. Once you have created your account, make sure you keep track of your login credentials!

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Courses

Courses within Lynda.com follow a very specific format to help you gain the knowledge you desire. This course will help you understand what that format is, how to navigate within it, as well as perform basic functions. Lynda.com has a relatively user-friendly site, but in case you ever get a little lost, don't know where something is, or how to do something, this is a great place to start.

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Your Profile

This course will help you to understand how to personalize your experience while using Lynda.com. We will be going over how to manage your profile, create and manage playlists, and even how to receive certificates for completing Lynda.com courses.

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