Lynda.com for Students

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Discover bite-size learning!

All Lynda.com courses are broken into short videos, so you can focus on a key topic of interest. Microlearning, or watching small snippets of longer courses, helps you gain knowledge across numerous subjects. Dedicate 10 minutes each day to learning something new.

Access is free to current Mohawk College students, faculty and staff.

Login Instructions

  1. Log in to Lynda.com
  2. The Mohawk login page will appear. Enter your MohawkID and associated password.
  3. Click the Sign in button to continue. The login process will take a few seconds to complete. Upon successful login, the Lynda.com page will load.

Got 5 minutes? What do you want to learn this week?

Get Creative with Infographic and Presentation Design

Get Extreme (3:39)
Supersize an element to simplify your design and make a bold statement. 

Creating a PowerPoint presentation from scratch (5:28)
Give your PowerPoint a personal touch by learning how to create your slides from scratch.

Collaborate with Office 365

What is OneDrive? (2:55)
Find out what OneDrive is and how you can collaborate and store your files. 

Sharing Excel workbooks and using online options (4:32)
Share your workbook and collaborate with group members.

Microsoft Word

Positioning, rotating, and sizing pictures (3:11)
Learn the tools to format your pictures properly. 

Wrapping text around graphics (4:07)
Format your graphics to work within your text.

Microsoft Excel

Entering data with AutoFill (3:56)
Enter data more quickly by using AutoFill.

Formulas and functions (3:28)
Introduce yourself to the basics of formulas and functions

Get Techie with Computer Tips!

Understanding files, folders and directories (5:22)
Manage your files and folders on your Mac.

Taking out the trash (2:51)
Find out the difference between putting a file in the trash and permanently deleting a file. on your Mac.

Have more than 5 minutes? Take a course, get a certificate, start a learning path!

Get Prepared with these Essential Courses

Learning Word Online (1 hour 4 minutes)
Learn how to use Microsoft Word in your browser. 

Learning Word 2016 (1 hour, 13 minutes)
Learn formatting basics, how to add images and charts in Word 2016.

Learning Excel 2016 (1 hour, 10 minutes)
Learn the basics of Excel 2016, including how to create workbooks, use formulas and functions, cell formating and creating charts. 

Learning OneDrive (1 hour, 2 minutes)
Get started with your OneDrive account! Learn how to upload, share 

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Photoshop CC essential training: the basics (4 hours, 41 minutes)
Get Started in Photoshop! Learn how to customize the interface, use keyboard shortcuts, work with layers, applying filters, and so much more.

Windows 10 Administration (1 hour 58 minutes)
Keep your Windows 10 skills sharp! Learn how to troubleshoot Windows 10, work with Windows Group Policy, manage Windows Firewall, and backup and restore Windows 10.

Drafting Foundations (2 hours 16 minutes)
Explore analog and digital drafting techniques that focus on precision and scale. Learn about drawing by hand, CAD drawing, line weight, and more. 

Go from beginner to expert with a learning path!

Learning paths are designed so that absolute beginners can become experts in that field by taking all the courses in the learning path.

Fostering Collaboration (11 hours)
Whether you are a manager or employee, this helps you get the skills you need to effectively work in a team, make decisions, and foster accountability.

Become a graphic designer (24 hours)
Start from the beginning and learn what exactly graphic design is. From there, learn about design principles, career tools, and software

Cert Prep (Certification Preparation)

Writing a certification exam soon? Find a Cert Prep that can help you study!

Cert Prep: Unity fundamentals  (1 hour, 51 minutes)
Prepare for the Unity Certified Developer exam with this course.  You will learn about Unity project creation, object manipulation, creating game content, and more. 

Comp TIA A+ (220-901) Cert Prep: 1 Core Processing (2 hours, 22 minutes)
Take the first of six courses to prepare for your Comp TIA A+ (220-901) exam. You will learn about the CPU, BIOS, RAM and more.