lynda.com for Staff Development

lynda.com - Now at Mohawk!

lynda.com is your one stop shop for online tutorials and training in a variety of software suites and programs. Access is free to current Mohawk College students, faculty, and staff.

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What is lynda.com?

lynda.com provides a vast online library of instructional videos covering the latest software, creative, and business skills. Taught by accomplished teachers and recognized industry experts, lynda.com is a high-quality resource for students, faculty, and staff looking to develop skills in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, project management, social media, and a wide range of other topics. The full range of this content is now available to all current faculty, staff, and students at Mohawk College.

Benefits of lynda.com

  • Unlimited access to courses on a wide variety of technology and disciplines
  • Up-to-date content to keep skills current and to learn new skills
  • New courses added every week
  • Access to instructors’ exercise files to follow along as you learn
  • Closed captioning and searchable, timecoded transcripts
  • Beginner to advanced level courses
  • The option to watch complete courses or individual videos as you need them
  • Report on viewing history and print/share certificates of completion
  • Add bookmarks to mark and make notes on helpful courses, chapters, movies, and timecodes
  • Set up a queue of courses to watch next
  • Save default site preferences

How can I get the most out of lynda.com?

  • Set aside time every week for online training
  • Visit lynda.com regularly for a listing of new and updated courses
  • Watch the welcome video of a course to check out its training content
  • Use bookmarks to indicate favorite videos or courses
  • Create and share course playlists
  • Download exercise files and practice applying knowledge as you go
  • Subscribe to the lynda.com blog RSS feed and newsletter, and follow lynda.com on Twitter and Facebook

How can I access lynda.com?

If you are a current Mohawk student, staff, or faculty member you will have access to lynda.com. See login instructions below.

How much does it cost?

This service is free.

How do I get help?

If you are having trouble signing in, please use the Email Password Reset Tool in MOCOmotion, or contact the Mohawk Helpdesk at 905-575-2199 or helpdesk@mohawkcollege.ca

Login Instructions

  1. Click on the lynda.com link (opens new window)

  2. The Mohawk login page will appear. Enter your @mohawkcollege.ca e-mail addressand associated password.

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  3. Click the Sign in button to continue

  4. The login process will take a few seconds to complete. Upon successful login, the lynda.com page will load.

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