Getting Started with Lynda.com
iPad Basics – Used as additional resources to support students involved in iPad rollouts on campus.
Global Affairs Instructional Technologies – This playlist contains supplemental information to a presentation given over instructional technologies.
Videos & Playlists
Course Ranking Summary – Gives the rank of courses by total number of views by users you have added to the Lynda.com System. Use to determine which materials are being used most by your students. This document does not include student’s information.
Video Ranking Summary – Gives the rank of videos by total number of views by users you have added to the Lynda.com System. Use to determine which materials are being used most by your students. This document does not include student’s information.
Playlist Report – Gives the percent completion of each video playlist that is assigned to a group of students. The number of videos watched in a playlist by a user is also available. This report does not give specifics of which video was watched by which students.
Individual Usage Detail – Shows the percent completion of each course that a student views. Also includes the total number of hours students spend viewing particular courses. This document also reveals the date and time a student was last viewing particular courses.
Individual Usage Summary – Shows the total number of views, distinct views, hours viewed, distinct courses viewed, and number of logins for each student. This document also reveals the date and time a student was last logged into Lynda.com.
User List – Shows which playlists users are assigned to. This can be helpful to determine who makes up which playlist. Also, total hours viewed for each user is available in this document.
Assignments & Preparation
There are many other components of Lynda.com beyond what can be covered in this single session. To become more familiar with this tool, click above button to watch the playlist of videos that aim to introduce various elements of Lynda.com, such as:
Using the assigned video and content that was covered during the session, create a group for one of your classes and add your students to this group. After you have completed this task, you will be able to assign students Lynda.com playlists.
Read the following (short) resource on learning objectives:
Learning objectives and instructional goals will be referred to interchangeably during this FLC.
Once you have finished your personal checklist to guide creating Lynda.com playlists, compare your specific checklist with the following general Five-step Lynda.com Playlist Curation Outline.
Watch the above introduction to the SAMR model. During this session, we will study an educational model that pertains to technology in the classroom. The SAMR model offers a great framework when thinking about the role of Lynda.com videos in the classroom.
The contents of this video will aid in the discussion and activities of this session.
To assist in Lynda.com Course Integration projects, start filling out the following project outline document:
There is no preparation for this session. Instead use this opportunity to work on your Course Integration Project.
1) Course Integration Projects
Starting thinking about your plan for assessing your students in your Course Integration Project (if you intend to make this a component of the project).
Additionally, you are welcome to add more Lynda.com CIP projects to this form.
The more you contribute to this database, the more examples and ideas other instructors will have access to.
2) Lynda.com FLC Evaluations
Please complete the following form to provide feedback about this training and your facilitator:
Let your facilitator know you are interested in screencasting! She/He would be happy to assist you: