Distance Education and eLearning

UNCW Faculty and Instructional Staff, learn how to access your free UNCW LinkedIn Learning account.

UNCW LinkedIn Learning

We are excited to announce LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) is now available at UNCW for all faculty, staff, and students! LinkedIn Learning is an online learning platform that allows faculty, staff, and students free access to thousands of instructional videos, continuing education credits, and certification courses. 

LinkedIn Learning provides high-quality videos that are professionally produced and led by qualified subject matter experts across multiple disciplines. Whether you are looking to increase your knowledge and skills in data analysis, graphic design, project management, or professional writing, LinkedIn Learning can help!

Instructions to Activate Your LinkedIn Learning Account:

  1. For the best user experience, log out of your personal LinkedIn account prior to activating your UNCW LinkedIn Learning account
  2. Activate your UNCW LinkedIn Learning account by visiting LinkedIn Learning. (external site)
  3. Follow the prompts provided by LinkedIn Learning.
    • Use your UNCW credentials.
  4. After completing the initial log in prompts, you will have free access to all of LinkedIn Learning's resources. If you are prompted to pay for a resource within LinkedIn Learning please log out of LinkedIn Learning and sign back in.
  5. For additional support resources visit our DEeL Tutorial Portal

  • What Are The Benefits For Me?

    No more videos with poor audio, low lighting, and ads! LinkedIn Learning videos are professionally filmed and feature a subject matter expert.

    Are you tired of spending hours creating videos for your course? LinkedIn Learning provides you with access to thousands of videos that can be easily embedded within Canvas.

    Are there pre-requisite skills students entering your course are missing? You can utilize LinkedIn Learning to ensure your students have the pre-requisite knowledge to be successful in your course.

    Would you like to ensure your students are prepared for the work environment? LinkedIn Learning provides a wide variety of videos to address specific soft skills needed within a workplace setting.

    Are there specific certifications or continuing education opportunities you would like to provide for your students? LinkedIn Learning offers a variety of official certifications and continuing education opportunities.

  • What Are The Benefits For My Students?

    Students receive access to LinkedIn Learning through the University at no additional cost.

    Students can pursue additional certifications and continuing education credits outside of their course.

    Students can share their LinkedIn Learning certificates with potential employers through their personal LinkedIn profiles.

    Students can network with potential employers in their field of interest.


Did you know LinkedIn Learning can be integrated into Canvas to provide your students with a seamless learning experience? Please contact elearning@uncw.edu to speak with a DEeL team member about incorporating LinkedIn Learning into your Canvas course.