lynda.com

As an employee of Baylor University, you have unlimited access to lynda.com, a library of more than 2,500 courses of instructional videos on the latest software and other topics. Lynda.com is designed for all skill levels and is available for viewing on your computer or mobile device.

Visit the Course Offerings page to see all that lynda.com has to offer. If you would like to take a course, click the lynda.com button to the right and log in using your Bear ID and password. ONLY log into lynda.com when you are ready to take a course.

Frequently Asked Questions

lynda.com

1. What is lynda.com?
2. What courses does Lynda.com offer?
3. How do I get an account?
4. What if I already have an account?
5. How do I log back into lynda.com once I begin a course?
6. What is a playlist?
7. Are the courses in lynda.com available to students?




lynda.com

1. What is lynda.com?
Lynda.com provides online courses for a wide variety of technology and disciplines for beginner to advanced learners with videos that are closed captioned, searchable and time coded for increased comprehension. New courses are added each week, and there is an app version for mobile devices. To see an overview, click on Overview of Lynda.com under "Quick Links" at the top right of this web page.

2. What courses does Lynda.com offer?
To see a complete list of offerings, click on Course Offerings under "Quick Links" at the top right of this web page.

3. How do I get an account?
At this time, accounts are only available to faculty staff. Please do not use an account until you are ready to take a course. To create an account, go through the Baylor portal by clicking on the Lynda.com button under "Quick Links" at the top right of this web page. Log in with your BearID and password.

4. What if I already have an account?
If you already have a lynda.com account, you will incorporate that account into your Baylor account. After you log in with your BearID and password, you will see this box: lynda.com account creation Click on the "I've had an account" button. Log in with your existing lynda.com credentials and your course history will be moved into your account in the Baylor domain.

5. How do I log back into lynda.com once I begin a course?
Once you establish a Baylor-based account on lynda.com, you can access your account by either:

  • Returning to this page and clicking on the "lynda.com" button beneath the Quick Links menu. Once you log in using your BearID and password, your profile will appear
  • Visit lynda.com, select "Log in" from the toolbar at the top f the web site, and select the "Organizational Login" option in the header of the dialog box that appears. Now, do one of the following: (a) if the words "Baylor University" appear near the bottom of the dialogue box, click the "Go" button; or (b) enter www.baylor.edu in the text box that asks for your organization's web address and then click the "Go" button. Once you hit "Go", a Baylor log-in screen will appear. Log in using your BearID and password and your profile will appear.

6. What is a playlist?
A playlist is a group of related courses. Use playlists to set and manage learning goals. For example, if you want to master Photoshop, you might create a playlist of Photoshop and design courses to help you reach that goal. For more information on playlists, click here.

7. Are the courses in lynda.com available to students?
Yes. Students may access courses in lynda.com at a kiosk in the Garden Level of Moody Library. To reserve your spot, click here.

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