Lynda.com is a UC licensed online
video-training library that has more than 1,400 software, career development,
and technology training titles that you can access from anywhere using an
internet browser and your UC login credentials.
Lynda’s video courses are taught by
industry experts, working professionals, and veteran teachers. The library
features software from Adobe, Apple, Autodesk, Blackboard, Facebook, Google,
HTML, Microsoft, Open Source, SPSS, Twitter and many more that allow users to
learn the latest tools and techniques in business, digital media, design and
The service is FREE and is open to
currently registered students, faculty, including emeriti, and staff.
- Take Lynda.com tutorials to help
- Learn techniques for your own
- Build tech skills to boost your
- Assign tutorials for a project or
- Incorporate Lynda.com into your
- Provide tutorials to supplement a
- Take tutorials to boost your productivity.
- Explore new technologies on your
- Beef up your resume with Lynda.com.
Minimum system requirements
FOR THE FULL SITE:
- Recommended minimum screen
resolution of 1024x768
- Apple Quick Time 7.5, Microsoft
Windows Media Player 10, and Adobe Flash Player 9
- Quick Time 7.5.5 with Safari for
- Internet Explorer 7.0 (64-bit
Internet Explorer 7.0 is not supported), Firefox 3.0, and Google Chrome
- Windows XP SP3
- Mac OS X 10.4.11
You need an Internet connection with
sufficient bandwidth. Most lynda.com videos work best with a downstream
bandwidth of at least 1 Mbps.
Tip: If you wait until an entire movie
buffers, which is indicated when the play bar at the bottom of the movie turns
dark gray, you should be able to watch the movie without interruption.
FOR THE IOS (iPhone) APP:
- All iPads
- iPhone 3GS or later
- iPod touch 3rd generation or later
Logging into the site
The Lynda.com login page will prompt you for your
UC 6+2 username and password. If you have a valid UC username and password, you
will be redirected to a web portal at lynda.com that will give you access to
all of its resources.
Access "my profile"
You can change your personal information
any time through the account settings located at the top, right-hand of the
screen. Any certificates of completion you earn will automatically have your
name on them.
Player settings in Lynda.com
Selecting different movie players in
Lynda can result in different functionality.
- Flash movie playback allows you to
watch videos full screen.
- Quick Time Custom and Windows Media
movie playback allow you to control the speec of playback.
- Quick Time movie playback will
allos you to go to a specific location in the movie when doing a course
transcript search for a term.
- All movie players have closed
captioning as long as the course has a transcript.
To see or change these options, go to
"my account" and "site preferences."
Keeping current with updated
New releases are noted on the Lynda.com
Other ways to follow Lynda are:
Lynda also has a series of newsletters
you can subscribe to in your "account settings."
Lynda.com autotmatically saves your past
history and shows you where you left off in a course video the next time you
How to use the iPhone / iPodTouch / iPad
Download the free app from iTunes.
To log in to Lynda.com using the app,
use the web portal access option, and then type uc.edu as the URL. You
will be directed to UC's Central Login System screen to login to lynda.com.
For more Lynda.com FAQs, visit
http://www.lynda.com/support/faq.aspx. Please ignore any references to fees. As
a registered UC student, faculty or staff member, Lynda.com is free for you to
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