Professional Development


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Let the learning begin: All faculty and staff now have access to lynda.com, an online subscription library that teaches the latest software tools and skills through high-quality instructional videos taught by recognized industry experts.

By logging onto the portal to find out how to sign up or following the instructions below, the campus community can access more than 2,500 training videos on a broad range of subjects, including business skills, Leadership, photography, design, music and video, home computing, animation, and web design and development. New courses are added every week.

Access the lynda.com library 24/7—even from your iPhone, iPad, Android device, or mobile phone, at home—and watch entire courses or single tutorial videos as you need them.

Exercise files let you follow along with the instruction as you learn, and bookmarks help you keep track of what you’d like to watch.

Start by viewing this short video: About our service. Please also check out: How To Use Lynda.com

How to sign up:
To access lynda.com, go to http://www.lynda.com/email-signup and enter your @wvm.edu email address.  Once lynda.com verifies your email domain, you will receive an email from lynda.com prompting you to create a profile.  Upon registering your profile, you can log in to lynda.com anytime and anywhere using your email address and password.

 


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is Lynda.com?
A: Lynda.com is an online resource that provides video training on a variety of topics. Check out www.lynda.com to get an idea of the various topics available.

Also check out this guide to with suggested training based off a survey of Classified Staff.

Q: Where do I get answers to technical questions?
A: Check out the Lynda.com FAQ.

Q: Can I use Lynda.com towards my growth incentive?
A: Unfortunately, no. Lynda.com is not an accredited college and does not apply for the growth incentive.