Lynda Learning Paths and Playlists

In addition to being able to search for individual courses or videos, Lynda also provides many learning paths for you to explore. These have been curated to provide a series of courses on a particular topic such as:

  • 3D + Animation
  • Audio + Music
  • Business
  • CAD
  • Design
  • Developer
  • Education and Elearning
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Photography
  • Video
  • Web

To find the full learning path offerings:

  1. Log in to Lynda at
  2. Click the drop down menu next to LIBRARY
  3. Click “See All” in the Learning Path column.
  4. Filter topics as desired.

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Learning Paths for Students

Are you nearing graduation and would like some tips on how to search for a job? Check out the “Become a Successful Job Hunter” path.

Or maybe you would like to strengthen your soft skills like effective listening and building trust. Check out the “Master In-Demand Professional Soft Skills” path.

Or maybe you are returning to school after serving in the military. Check out the “Transition from Military to Student Life” path.

You might be looking for extra work while job hunting. Check out "Get Ahead in the On-Demand Gig Economy" path.

You’ll find lots of other learning paths like “Become a Business Intelligence Specialist” or “Become a Social Media Marketer” that will help you to round out your NIU education.

Learning Paths for Faculty and Staff

Would you like some ideas for how to more successfully collaborate with colleagues? Check out the “Fostering Collaboration” path.

Or maybe you would like to strengthen your computer skills. Check out the “Improve Your Microsoft Excel Skills” path.

Would you like to round out your administrative skills? Check out the “Become an Administrative Professional” path.

Or would you like to strengthen your presentation skills? Check out the “Improve Your Presentation Skills” path.