LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning

Introduction

LinkedIn Learning is an online educational platform that helps you discover and develop business, technology-related, and creative skills through expert-led course videos. With more than 5,000 courses and personalized recommendations, you can discover, complete, and track courses related to your field and interests.

Features

  • Track student outcomes and workforce readiness
  • Real-time skills insights
  • Students can access Learning content directly within Canvas.
  • Sync learner progress and course completion data back to Canvas.

Getting Started

Instructor Resources

Sharing or embedding LinkedIn Learning content to the Rich Content Editor

To share or embed a LinkedIn Learning track or single video:

  1. Go to LinkedIn Learning and locate the video, course or learning track you want to share.
  2. Click the Share icon and copy the link or embed code.
  3. Log into Canvas and access your course.
  4. Create a new Assignment, Page, Announcement, Discussion, etc. and paste the copied Share link into the Rich Content Editor.
  5. Save & Publish the content.

Note: Users may only embed up to 20 videos per calendar month. 

Adding LinkedIn Learning content to a Canvas module

To create a placeholder for the LinkedIn Learning content in a Canvas module:

  1. Go to LinkedIn Learning and locate the video, course, or learning track you want to share.
  2. Click the Share icon and copy the link or embed code
  3. Log into Canvas and access the course.
  4. Navigate to your course.
  5. Click Modules in the course navigation. Create a Module or use an existing module.
  6. Add an External Tool as a module item.
  7. Select LinkedIn Learning from the list.
  8. Check the box to Load in a new tab.
  9. Click Add Item.

Syllabus Statement

Add the statement below to the required technologies section of your syllabus.

This course will use LinkedIn Learning for some online course materials. Visit the LinkedIn Learning learning tool guide to view the terms of service, privacy policy, accessibility statement, and steps for getting started with LinkedIn Learning.

Student Resources

Accessing LinkedIn Learning content in your Canvas course

Students will access LinkedIn Learning content in different ways depending on how the instructor has shared the content.

  1. Videos may be embedded in other Canvas content. 
  2. You may also find LinkedIn Learning content in your Canvas Modules. 
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