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LinkedIn Learning FAQ

LinkedIn Learning now owns Lynda.com and Lynda.com was migrated to an upgraded platform, LinkedIn Learning. The LinkedIn Learning platform provides the same access to valuable instructional videos through an improved, personalized experience powered by LinkedIn.

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Per our new licensing agreement, only active faculty, staff, and students will have access to LinkedIn Learning moving forward. If you have a specific account question, please contact the Job Spot EX 61956 or 661-396-4990

If you do not have an active affiliation with BAS as faculty, staff, or student, you will no longer have access to LinkedIn Learning. 

LinkedIn Learning offers the same courses as Lynda.com with an improved, personalized, and easy to use platform that is powered by LinkedIn. Some new features include:

  • Ability to connect your LinkedIn Learning account to your LinkedIn profile to get relevant and personalized course recommendations based on the skills listed on your profile, skills you’re interested in, or what’s popular for your current role
  • Intelligent search function that pre-populates the search field with top search terms to highlight in-demand courses
  • Social curation that can search for trending content and seek out videos with the most likes
 

No. LinkedIn profiles are not needed to have access to LinkedIn Learning.

No. While we recommend connecting your LinkedIn profile to your BAS LinkedIn Learning to receive enhanced features and more personalized content recommendations, this is optional. If you change your mind following the transition, you may connect your profile at a later date.

A LinkedIn Learning app is available for users on the Google Play Store and the App Store. 
Yes, any LinkedIn Learning activity will not automatically show on your LinkedIn profile unless you choose to add a completed course.

No, your administrator can only see any courses you have completed on your LinkedIn Learning account. The system will not show any activity you do on your LinkedIn profile.

Once you graduate or leave the Adult School you should download course completion certificates from your learning history by following the steps on the view and download learning certificates of completion page