Lynda.com & Canvas

To present Lynda.com content to your students via your Canvas site, please follow the steps below:

 

 


  • Enter your NetID and NetID Password and click on Sign In


  • Enter keywords or a title of a video to search for videos.  Click on the title of a video to select a video.

 


  • Copy the entire URL of the video: e.g. http://www.lynda.com/Analytics-tutorials/Components-digital-marketing/188429/367615-4.html


  • Open a text editor on your computer and paste the URL. Then, append the following string of text to the end of the URL:

?org=georgetown.edu (you can append ?org=georgetown.edu to any lynda.com asset link)

 

  • The resulting URL will look as follows:  http://www.lynda.com/Analytics-tutorials/Components-digital-marketing/188429/367615-4.html?org=georgetown.edu

 


  • Copy the resulting URL: hightlight the URL by moving your cursor over the entire text and press Control-C (Windows) or Command-C (Mac) on your keyboard


  • Access your Canvas course site and click on Modules


  • Click on +Module


  • Enter a name for the module and click on Add Module

 

 


  • Click on the Plue Sign ( + ) to add an item to the module

 


  • From the drop-down menu, select External URL


  • On the Add Item page:
    • Paste the previously-copied URL (please be certain that the URL includes ?org=georgetown.edu at the end) as below:
      • http://www.lynda.com/Analytics-tutorials/Components-digital-marketing/188429/367615-4.html?org=georgetown.edu
    • Enter the title of the video in the Page Name field
    • Place a check-mark next to Load in a new tab if you would like the video to open in a new tab
    • Click on Add Item

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  • Both the module and the newly-added items need to be published before students can see them.  Click on the small Publish icons to publish the Module and the Item.

 

 


  • Once the module and the item are published, click on the title to play the video.