13 – LinkedIn Learning [Lynda]


UP 21 places

LinkedIn Learning makes use of the software, business and creative courses originally created for Lynda

Websites: linkedin.com/learning
Cost: Commercial. Free Trial
Availability: Online

Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019: 9
Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019: 16
Top 100 Tools for Higher Education 2019: 

Past Overall Rankings
2018: 34   2017: 49    2016: 37    2015: –    2014: –    2013: –   
2012: –     2011: –      2010: –       2009: –     2008: –    2007: –


Comments from some of those who selected LinkedIn Learning (Lynda) as one of their Top 10 Tools in 2019

“To take courses on relevant topics” Wilma Hartenfels, Digital Learning Expert, Germany, https://www.linkedin.com/posts/wilmahartenfels-inspiredlearninginadigitalworld_janes-top-10-tools-for-learning-2019-activity-6570580971278610433-IU3p

“”This year, I’ve had to upskill myself pretty quickly on all things Microsoft, iPhonegraphy, Camtasia and Mobile Journalism – I went to Lynda immediately to pick and choose what I needed to see and learn.” Senior Adoption Consultant, Australia

“I use LinkedIn Learning to continue to keep my skills up to date and to learn new skills to help me develop in my job. I also use it to recommend courses to others who also have LinkedIn Learning.” Instructional Designer, USA

“Content galore, downloadable, mostly credible SMEs delivering, a growing library in the L&D space, and most importantly – a conversation tone that can be sped up like a podcast to run at 1.5x” Principal Consultant, USA

“Linked with linkedin profiles, frequently updated courses, based on insights from millions of interactions, posts, job postings etc” Group Learning Manager, Greece

“Good variety of courses to access, have it on my phone so can access anytime” Senior HR Advisor, Australia

“I can see videos of professionals explaining a concept or process. I can view it at my own time and speed. Repeat as needed.” Global Manager of Technology Learning Center, USA

“Learning new stuff” Organisational Development Manager, UK

“It has a variety of content in video format” Trainer, India

“Great content” General Manager, Chile

“when I need to learn how to perform a task in an Adobe product, I go to Lynda first and usually am able to learn what I need quickly without having to trawl YouTube or Adobe” L&D Specialist, Australia

Previous comments

“Just started using it via work and it looks amazing” Anon, New Zealand

“I use this because our library service got a free full subscription and I can learn new stuff whenever and wherever I want.” Sharyn Mayne, Australia

“Great for providing foundation level learning to staff. we are moving from product development to curation, and now have licenses for all 19,000 staff. Frees up the L&D people to work on more value-added and tailored experiences with internal clients rather than producing courses all the time. ” Vanessa North, L&D manager, Australia, 2016

“Highly quality instruction • Wide variety of topics • Up to date instruction” Paul G Miehl, Consultant, USA, 2016