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Use this process to search for and add Lynda.com tutorials to your Blackboard course for students to access

Step-by-step guide

Lynda.com offers thousands of courses in a number of different topics and discipline. These video tutorials can be searched for and integrated into your Blackboard course for students to access using a few easy steps.

 

  1. Log into Blackboard (http://blackboard.syr.edu)
  2. Access the course you would like to add the lynda.com content to
  3. Go to the content area where you would like to have your student's access the lynda.com content.

  4. Blackboard course menu

  5. Once you are in the content area, choose the link "lynda.com course" from the "build content" menu.
  6. Build  showing add lynda.com content tool

  7. You can browse categories on the right-hand side of the page or use the keyword search to find content you would like to add to your Blackboard course
  8. lynda.com search courses pop up window


  9. Once you find content you would like to add to your course select the "add" button.

  10. lynda search result dialog


  11. You will be presented with the option to add a column in the grade center for the lynda.com course you are adding. If you would like to know the progress for each student select "yes' for enable grading. What will be reported in the column is the percentage of the entire tutorial which has been accessed. For example, if an entire lynda.com course has 60 minutes of viewing time and I have watch the first 20 minutes of videos in the course, the grade center column will show 33%(complete).

  12. Blackboard allow grading option for Lynda course

  13. The lynda.com course you selected is now available to your students

          Lynda course embedded in Blackboard content area

 

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