LinkedIn Learning

The Office of Technology Services offers free access to the highly-regarded online tutorial service, LinkedIn Learning, formerly known as Lynda.com

LinkedIn Learning provides online video-based instruction to students and professionals alike. Learn new business, software, technology and creative skills from nationally-recognized experts in a wide range of content areas. Login from a computer, smartphone or tablet, any time of the day or night. 

Getting Started

There are three ways to access LinkedIn Learning. Once you are logged in, you can search or browse the library and construct playlists of courses you would like to explore. There is even a short course on getting started with LinkedIn Learning

TU'S linkedin learning PORTAL

  1. Go to the TU LinkedIn Learning Portal.
  2. Login with your TU NetID and Password.

www.linkedinlearning.com

  1. Go to LinkedIn Learning.
  2. Click Sign In.
  3. Select the sign in with your organization account login option and enter your Towson University email address.
  4. You will then be directed to the Towson University Authenticated Login page.
  5. Log in with your TU NetID and Password.
  6. Depending on if you have linked your LinkedIn account, you may be required to sign in to LinkedIn. 
  7. When complete, your access to LinkedIn Learning will be granted and you can begin watching content.

Linkedin Learning MOBILE APP 

  1. Download, install and run the free LinkedIn Learning mobile app for your device: iOS, Android, Windows, Roku, Apple TV.
  2. Select Sign In with your organization portal.
  3. Enter towson.edu (your domain) and tap Sign in with your organization portal.
  4. Tap Continue. You will be taken to the Towson University Authenticated Login page.
  5. Log in with your TU NetID and Password.
  6. Depending on if you have linked your LinkedIn account, you may be required to sign in to Linked In. 
  7. When complete, your access to LinkedIn Learning will be granted and you can begin watching content.

In addition to the benefits above, you will also find the following:

  • An improved, user-friendly interface
  • Recommendations based on insights (from 575 million users) - including skills on your LinkedIn profile, skills you are interested in or what’s popular in your network.
  • 1,800 new courses per year
  • Custom content curation for a personalized learning experience

General Resources

Find out about new courses: subscribe to the LinkedIn Learning blog to find articles on New Courses 

Classroom Resources

LinkedIn Learning Support 

Login Support 

  • Call 410-704-5151 and select either the Faculty/Staff Help Center or Student Computing Services

Please note: This service is cloud hosted and updates are not controlled by Towson University. Towson University documentation for the service is reviewed quarterly to bring it into alignment with the most recent version of the service or software

 

Frequently asked questions

I used Lynda.com. Will I lose all of the information in my current Lynda.com account when I log into LinkedIn Learning?

No, your entire history will be migrated to your LinkedIn Learning account.

Why should I connect my LinkedIn Profile to my Towson University LinkedIn Learning account?

Connecting your profile will result in a more personalized learning experience that includes special course recommendations based on your job title, skills, and industry.

Am I required to connect my LinkedIn profile to my Towson University LinkedIn Learning account?

No, connecting your profile is optional. If you change your mind, you retain the option to connect your profile at a later time.

More Information

If you have any questions, contact the OTS Faculty/Staff Help Center at 410-704-5151.

USING Linkedin learning

LinkedIn Learning was purchased through the Student Technology Fee initiative, providing TU students with a rich selection of primary and supplemental learning opportunities. Access extends to faculty and staff for professional development, in service to the university and its students; any other use is inappropriate.