This Month's Featured Lynda Courses

Free to ACC Employees Teaching Complex TopicsCommunication in the 21st Century Classroom
Previously Recommended Courses

Core Strategies for Teaching in Higher Ed
https://eapps.austincc.edu/workshops/www/eventenroll.php?Source=NAME&EventID=6482

Create Effective Learning Assessments
https://eapps.austincc.edu/workshops/www/eventenroll.php?Source=NAME&EventID=5045

Educational Technology for Student Success
https://eapps.austincc.edu/workshops/www/eventenroll.php?Source=NAME&EventID=6524

How to Increase Learner Engagement
https://eapps.austincc.edu/workshops/www/eventenroll.php?Source=NAME&EventID=5035

How to Make Accessible Learning
https://eapps.austincc.edu/workshops/www/eventenroll.php?Source=NAME&EventID=5427

Instructional Design Essentials: Adult Learners
https://eapps.austincc.edu/workshops/www/eventenroll.php?Source=NAME&EventID=5076

Learn to Write a Syllabus
https://eapps.austincc.edu/workshops/www/eventenroll.php?Source=NAME&EventID=5426

PowerPoint for Teachers: Creating Interactive Lessons
https://eapps.austincc.edu/workshops/www/eventenroll.php?Source=NAME&EventID=6523

Social Media in the Classroom

Teaching Future-Ready Students
https://eapps.austincc.edu/workshops/www/eventenroll.php?Source=NAME&EventID=6641

Teaching Techniques: Blended Learning
https://eapps.austincc.edu/workshops/www/eventenroll.php?Source=NAME&EventID=6483

Teaching Techniques: Project-Based Learning  

Teaching Techniques: Writing Effective Learning Objectives
https://eapps.austincc.edu/workshops/www/eventenroll.php?Source=NAME&EventID=6642

The Neuroscience of Learning
https://eapps.austincc.edu/workshops/www/eventenroll.php?Source=NAME&EventID=5075

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Creating your Account on Lynda.com

To create a new account at Lynda.com with your ACC credentials:

  1. Go to the Lynda.com Email Sign-up area and enter your ACCmail email address.
  2. Check your ACCmail for the Lynda.com login link. If you do not see an email please check your ACCMail “tabs” [i.e. promotions, social, primary].
  3. Wait for the confirmation email. Once received, follow the URL within the email to set up a password. Don’t forget to fill out your profile attributes, and rate your interests. This helps refine your searches and video suggestions.

To learn more, we suggest that you watch the quick introductory video tutorial: How to use lynda.com.

Registering for Lynda.com courses:

  1. Log in to the Workshop Database.
  2. Select “Available Workshops”.
  3. Select “Search for a Workshop by Name”.
  4. Enter “Lynda” into the search box.
  5. Select the workshop you want.

Note that there are hundreds of other courses available at Lynda.com. You are free to take any that you want, but you will not necessarily receive credit for courses that are not listed in ACC’s Workshop Database.

Receiving Credit:

To receive credit for completion of a Lynda.com course:

  1. Log on to Lynda.com
  2. Use the drop down menu for your account (by your first name in the upper right corner of the screen) and select “Certificates”.
  3. Find the completed course you are claiming credit for. Select the “View/Print” link to the right of that course listing.
  4. A new window should appear displaying your completion certificate. Select “Save as PDF” in the upper left of that window.
  5. Attach your saved certificate PDF file to an email and send it to facdev@austincc.edu. Be sure to include your name and ACC ID# in the body of the email message.

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