Lynda.com is an online learning company that offers training courses for professional development, personal enrichment, and to augment classroom instruction. Jamestown Community College received funding for a 6 month full subscription of Lynda.com through a Strategic Initiative grant awarded by the JCC Planning Council.
Through May 15th of 2014, all JCC students, faculty, and staff have access to the training and courses on Lynda.com. All you need to do is click here to access Lynda.com and enter your JCC student, faculty, or staff log on credentials. If you'd like to learn more about Lynda.com and how to use their training & course library, access this brief video for an overview.
Lynda.com has over 2,300 video courses that are divided up into brief chapters of a few minutes or less. By dividing the information into tiny bites, users can efficiently problem solve or learn something new.
Lynda.com can be used for problem solving and training on demand. With numerous courses on web development, CAD, business, photography, content management systems, web design, media art, video, audio, and education, help and additional learning is only a couple of clicks away.
Faculty at JCC can use Lynda.com to supplement classroom and online learning materials. With many lessons including exercise files, students receive hands-on practice and experience using the skills that they learned in their video lessons. In addition, faculty can create video playlists and assign lessons directly to their students.
With technology constantly evolving at JCC, Lynda.com is an excellent resource available to supervisors and staff to learn the latest technology skills. Examples of training available through Lynda.com includes:
Beginner, intermediate, and advanced level courses are all available.
Just as faculty can assign students playlists through Lynda.com, JCC supervisors can also elect to choose the training materials that their staff take part in on Lynda.com.
Learn a little or learn a lot. With Lynda.com at JCC, students, faculty, and staff have access to content from top instructors and trainers from around the world.