Have you met Lynda?

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lynda.com is a library of resources to teach business, software, technology and creative skills. All lynda.com courses are available to all students and members of staff at SHU. This can be used to benefit your own personal or professional development or can be directed to students to develop their employability skills. Topics are presented by industry experts via video and are easy to navigate using clearly named sections and chapters. To support learning many courses offer exercise files for the learner to complete alongside the video tutorial and a short quiz at the end to test and solidify the new skills learnt. lynda.com also provides a running transcript of the videos while they are playing, highlighting the sentence currently being spoken.

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After completing a course achievements and badges can be shared in LinkedIn. This can be particularly beneficial for students to display skills they possess but haven’t had the opportunity to use in a work environment yet. Useful training courses for students include:

  • Digital Citizenship
  • Writing under a deadline
  • Learning LinkedIn
  • Excel 2016 Essential Training
  • Customer Retention
  • Unconscious Bias
  • Time Management Fundamentals

A vast online library of instructional videos covering the latest software, creative, and business skills. Taught by accomplished teachers and recognised industry experts. It 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.

LinkedIn Badge

An example of a LinkedIn badge achieved by completing a lynda.com training course

There are many e-learning courses available with lynda.com. For more information and ideas on how to utilise this reseource contact the TEL team.

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