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

Using shapes in your design (2:43)
Learn how to use shapes to take your design up a notch. 

Choosing fonts (3:57)
Understand the different elements of a font to determine which one is best for you.

Collaborate with Office 365

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

Navigate OneDrive's web interface (5:05)
Take a tour of OneDrive to get familiar with the layout and how to navigate it. 

Microsoft Word

Get writing assistance from Editor (2:41)
Let Word proofread your document. Here's how!

Customize your Quick Access Toolbar (0:52)
Make Microsoft Word work for you by customizing your toolbar!

Microsoft Excel

Apply cell styles (0:40)
Add some design to your spreadsheet by adding cell styles. 

Set document recovery options (0:54)
Set how often Excel auto-saves your work to reduce the chances of lost work. 

Get Techie with Computer Tips!

Understand Files and Folders in Windows 10 (3:56)
Create folders and sub-folders to keep your files organized. 

Understanding the right-click (2:03)
Right click to reveal menus, shortcuts and commands.

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

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.