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Everything you need to know to start using LinkedIn Learning.

FAQs


 

More FAQs about the transition will be added to help make your upgrade as easy as possible. If you have any additional questions in the meantime, please email linkedinlearning@psu.edu.

Yes. LinkedIn acquired Lynda.com and you will have access to content that was previously available through Lynda.com.
No. Your entire Lynda.com history will be migrated to your LinkedIn Learning account.
Connecting your profile will allow for a more personalized learning experience that includes special course recommendations based on your job title, skills, and industry listed on your LinkedIn profile.
Learning activity such as courses viewed or completed, profile information like your name, work title, and profile photo and any courses from your personal account that you’ve transferred to your group account. Your employer will not have access to your connections, private messages, any job search activity such as job posts you’ve viewed and any learning courses you’ve viewed in your personal account.
No. LinkedIn profiles are not needed to access LinkedIn Learning.
No. Connecting your profile is optional. If you change your mind, you may connect your profile at a later time.
You will receive an email with steps to activate your LinkedIn Learning account without a LinkedIn profile when the upgrade occurs. You do not need a LinkedIn account to use LinkedIn Learning, but information is available from LinkedIn to guide you through the steps of creating one.
Unfortunately, you’ll have to take a small break as Lynda.com will be offline during the upgrade. This is expected to take up to 18 hours. Afterward, we’ll send you an email with steps to activate your new LinkedIn Learning account.
Your administrator will send out notifications prior to your upgrade date so you have ample time to prepare. However, please note, nothing is needed from you prior to the upgrade.
Yes. You can add your certificates of completion to the certificate section of you LinkedIn profile to showcase your new skills.


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