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Accessing Lynda.com through CSU

 


You can access Linda.com from your desktop using your CSU username and password. You will then need to create an account and allow Lynda.com to access your details to be able to use this service.

If you are a first time user you may be asked if you've previously had a Lynda.com account. If you had a previous account you can transfer your history to your new account by selecting I've had an account. Selecting No, I've never had an account will allow you to create a new account and profile.

Alternatively, you can login to your account at Lynda.com by completing the following steps:

  1. Select Sign in from the top right corner
  2. Select Sign in with your organizational portal
  3. Enter csu.edu.au and click Continue
  4. Login with your CSU username and password
  5. Create a Lynda.com account
  6. Allow Lynda.com to access your information when prompted
  7. If you are a student, please select your faculty in the Business Unit / Group field

Who can access Lynda.com

CSU has purchased licenses for use by both staff and students. This means that there is no cost to you for using this resource.

Lynda.com offers training on a variety of platforms for business, creativity and technology. Lynda.com covers subject areas such as:

  • Accounting
  • Business Skills
  • CAD
  • Design Skills
  • Education & Elearning
  • IT
  • K-12 Education
  • Teacher Professional Development
  • Web Design

 A complete list of subject areas is available through the Lynda.com website.

What is Lynda.com?

Lynda.com is a video based learning tool, provided for the benefit of both CSU staff and students. Specializing in training courses on topics such as business, software, creativity, and technology, the courses are designed for a range of learners and learning outcomes. Lynda.com courses are an on-demand service, and may be viewed online via a computer or mobile device, or downloaded and viewed offline. For a full list of subjects covered, check out the Lynda website.

Mobile Devices

You can also download the Lynda app to access Lynda from your mobile device. To access Lynda.com the app on your phone or tablet:

  1. Download the appropriate app for your device.
  2. Make sure you login as an existing member.
  3. Select the Organization tab, and ensure CSU is selected.
  4. Enter your CSU username and password when prompted.