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Lynda FAQ

  • What is Lynda.com?
    • Lynda.com is a commercial on-demand learning solution. It has over 5000 video-based courses grouped into three categories:
      • Design and Communications and Media
      • Computer Science and Software
      • Business and Professional Skills
  • Who can access Lynda.com?
    • Lynda.com is for full and part time students and employees of Durham College and UOIT. It is also being made available to other post-secondary institutions in Ontario.
  • Is there any cost to take a course?
    • There is no cost to take a Lynda.com course. Access is funded by the Government of Ontario through eCampusOntario.
  • What do I get after completing a course?
    • Lynda.com can provide a certificate of completion for sharing through social media, email, or posting on your LinkedIn profile. You can also download a PDF of the certificate.
  • Why would I use Lynda.com?
    • The variety of courses and the self-paced nature of this site make it an ideal way to learn new skills or augment any other education you are taking.
  • How do I log in?
    • Go to http://lynda.dc-uoit.ca/ and use your network ID and password to login. Note that when you log out you have to quit the browser to be fully logged out.
    • You can also sign on directly through Lynda.com, the site will refer you to our institutional log in page.
  • How can I learn about how to use Lynda.com?
    • If you want to learn more about using Lynda.com see How to use Lynda.com. This 81-minute course describes how to fully use the Lynda.com environment.
  • Can I use Lynda.com on my mobile device?
    • Yes, by using the Lynda.com app. Choose the "Organizational" tab and use the Web Portal option. It will expect durhamcollege.ca or uoit.ca as the URL.
  • What do I do if my login does not work?
    • Contact the IT Service Desk for assistance at servicedesk@dc-uoit.ca or call extension 3333.
  • Will I still have access after I graduate or after my contract ends?
    • No, free access to Lynda.com will only be available to current registered students and current employees.

 

 

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