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

How to deliver an effective presentation (2:44)
Know your audience. Show emotion. Create useful audience interaction.

What is an infographic really? (1:53)
Creating an infographic? Start here!

Collaborate with Office 365

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

Collaborating on a document in real time (3:34)
Work with your group in Office Online in real time. 

Microsoft Word

Add page numbers (1:06)
Take a minute and learn how to add page numbers to your document.

Recover a document after a crash (0:53)
Format your graphics to work within your text.

Microsoft Excel

Text Wrap (0:51)
Make your spreadsheets neater with text wrap. 

Change Sort Order (0:54)
Learn how to sort your data alphabetically, numerically, or by another value.

Get Techie with Computer Tips!

Create Screenshots using the snipping tool (2:47)
Capture only a part of your screen without having to crop!

Disabling the pop-up blocker (2:25)
Learn how to disable the pop-up blocker and allow pop-ups in Chrome. 

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 formatting and creating charts. 

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

Take a course! Get a certificate!

After Effects CC 2018 Essential Training: The Basics (2 hours, 3 minutes)
Learn the six foundations of After Effects: building compositions, working with layers, animating with the Timeline, adding effects, designing in 3D, and rendering. 

Social Media Marketing: Optimization (46 minutes)
Take this course to learn about the new features in Snapchat, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn that will boost your reach. 

Microsoft Project 2016 Essential Training (5 hours 5 minutes)
Take your project management to the next level. This course takes viewers through topics including creating tasks, creating calendars and schedules, and sharing projects. 

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.

Master Word 2016 (17 hours)
Knowledge of Microsoft Word is an in-demand software skill. Become an expert by starting with the basics of Word, and moving up to the advanced functions. 

Become an SEO Expert (15 hours)
Learn how to drive web traffic to your site by completing this learning path.  Take these six courses and become an SEO expert. 

Cert Prep (Certification Preparation)

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

Cert Prep: SOLIDWORKS Surfacing  (1 hour, 13 minutes)
Prepare for the Certified Professional Advanced Surfacing (CSWPA-SU) exam.  You will review topics such as creating splines and 3D curves, creating surface fillets, and using the thicken tool.

Cert Prep: Adobe Certified Associate InDesign (2 hours, 44 minutes)
Studying for your Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) in InDesign?  Take this course to study for the Print & Digital Media Publication Using Adobe InDesign exam.  Topics include: starting a design, using design elements, working with layers, and more!