All Deakin staff and students can access lynda.com for free. Go to lynda.deakin.edu.au and login using your Deakin credentials. Lynda.com can be accessed anywhere from any device: from your desk, as home and on-the-go. Deakin also has a range of Deakin Endorsed playlist for all staff to access.
Is lynda.com easy to use?
That's the best part – it's so easy! Watch the clip below to see how.
How can lynda.com be used as a development tool?
If you need to learn a skill in a hurry, lynda.com can help. From pivot tables and Photoshop, to negotiating techniques, lynda.com can be accessed on demand.
Planned development and your Performance Planning and Review (PPR) Conversation
lynda.com can be an important feature in you Performance Planning and Review (PPR) Conversation. With your manager, you can choose the lynda.com topics and courses to complete over the year, aligning with your development needs.
Deakin Endorsed playlists on lynda.com
Subject matter experts and teams across Deakin have curated lynda.com playlists, aligned to Deakin values and processes. These playlists will be made available soon.
Information for managers
Using lynda.com in the Performance Planning and Review (PPR) process
Staff development is an important part of the Performance Planning and Review process. lynda.com provides access to thousands of self-paced courses. You and your direct report can identify courses and playlists to be completed throughout the year.
Encouraging your staff to use lynda.com as a just-in-time learning tool
70% of learning occurs on-the-job. There are often times when a skill needs to be learned in a hurry. lynda.com provides all staff access to on-demand material. If your staff member is stuck editing a PDF – refer them to lynda.com! The courses are designed to allow users to access videos and written instructions. Many courses also have exercise files, allowing users to put new skills into practice right away.
Assigning courses/videos/playlists to your team
Interested in boosting your team's customer service skills? Perhaps you'd like to keep you staff up-to-date with the latest Outlook short-cuts? Assign them a lynda.com course/video/playlist. See the how-to video below.