LinkedIn Learning is an online database of over 16,000 video-based courses taught by industry experts that can help anyone learn the business, software, technology, and creative skills they need to achieve personal and professional goals.
Through McMaster's subscription, students, faculty, and staff members have access to this continually growing collection of engaging, top-quality courses and all the other features of a LinkedIn Learning account.
Introduction to LinkedIn Learning - Student Edition (13:04) (McMaster University Library)
LinkedIn Learning allows staff to undertake professional development at their own pace and skill level, or supplement their teaching practices through collections and exercises that can be assigned to students.
The possibilities include:
If you have not used LinkedIn Learning before, you can easily create an account following these steps:
2. Click on the LinkedIn Learning button under the How to Get It heading.
3. You will be redirected to the McMaster University Single Sign On page. Enter your MacID and password and click "Login"
4. Follow the prompts to set up and access your LinkedIn Learning account.
LinkedIn Learning allows you to connect your LinkedIn profile with your Learning account. This is an optional step. You are not required to connect your LinkedIn account in order to use LinkedIn Learning.
If your LinkedIn profile is connected to your Learning account, each time you log in to LinkedIn Learning the platform will check to ensure you have a valid LinkedIn session open. Sign in to LinkedIn Learning with your MacID, as usual. If you are using a device where you are already logged in to LinkedIn, you will be taken straight to your Learning account. If you are not logged in to LinkedIn, you will be prompted to enter your personal LinkedIn login details also.
To connect your LinkedIn profile to your LinkedIn Learning account, follow the instructions in this guide.