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LinkedIn Learning

Lynda.com becomes LinkedIn Learning

 Warning: If you are experiencing login issues into Lynda.com, please follow instructions on how to clear your browser's cache.

Please note that the new license is extended to current Ryerson students, faculty and staff as of February 2, 2018. If you are still unable to access LinkedIn Learning/Lynda.com, that means your account access has expired.

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning / Lynda.com is a premier online learning company that produces high-quality video tutorials led by industry experts on a range of topics. Use these tutorials to update and expand your technology, creative and business skills. You can take entire tutorials or choose individual sections to learn specific skills.

 

 

Accessing LinkedIn Learning / Lynda.com

After July 30, 2019, all Ryerson students, faculty members, instructors, and staff will have access to LinkedIn Learning, external link for free using their Ryerson login credentials. Note that previously, LinkedIn Learning was known as Lynda.com, external link.

Click on the "Sign in with your organization portal", external link link below the Continue button.

Go to "Sign in with your organization portal".

Enter "ryerson.ca" in the text field and press the Continue button.

Enter ryerson.ca as the organization URL.

Enter your Ryerson username and password. After a successful login, you will have access to your previous courses and progress.

Central Authentication System or CAS login portal.

Account Notice  

By accessing and using LinkedIn Learning/Lynda.com via Ryerson’s portal and authentication system, my.ryerson.ca, LinkedIn Learning/Lynda.com creates and maintains your account under your Ryerson email address (example@ryerson.ca).

Limitations

Any profile, activity, or achievements obtained under this account can only be accessed using your valid Ryerson account. If your Ryerson account is no longer valid, i.e. you are no longer a student/instructor/staff at Ryerson, you will not be able to access LinkedIn Learning/Lynda.com using your Ryerson email address.

Keep your achievements

To keep your LinkedIn Learning / Lynda.com learning achievements indefinitely, you can save/share your certificates of completion to your LinkedIn profile.

Privacy

Please refer to LinkedIn Learning Privacy Policy, external link, opens in new window and/or Lynda.com's Privacy Policy page., external link If you would like to have all of your information and history deleted from LinkedIn Learning/Lynda.com, you must contact LinkedIn's Help Center to terminate your account, external link, opens in new window or create a case with the Lynda.com Customer Service team., external link

HECQO research notice

LinkedIn Corporation, the parent company of Lynda.com, collects the following information from Ryerson–affiliated Lynda.com users: whether you are a student/instructor faculty/ staff member, your first and last name, your Ryerson email address, and your Lynda.com usage activities, including which course or modules you access and when, and the percentage of each course you complete on the Lynda.com platform. If you access Lynda.com through your D2L Brightspace course, the D2L course title is also collected.

The Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO), an agency of the Ontario government, is conducting an evaluation of Lynda.com’s value to Ontario postsecondary students and staff. They are requesting you answer the following question to support their evaluation. Your answer will be added to the information that LinkedIn Corporation collects, described above.

LinkedIn Corporation will provide the information mentioned above to HEQCO, after removing all of your personal information (e.g., your name and email address) from the dataset. The researchers at HEQCO will never be able to identify you.

If you have any questions about the use of your data, please contact Jackie Pichette at jpichette@heqco.ca

Questions 

If you have any further questions, contact the Computing and Communications Services (CCS) Help Desk at help@ryerson.ca or 416-979-5000, ext. 556840 (students) or ext. 556806 (faculty and staff).