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LinkedIn Learning Getting Started [UW-Madison]

This document is meant to guide new users of Linkedin Learning


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.

Instructor Considerations

  • LinkedIn Learning content can be linked to and shared with students, but it is not integrated to allow for embedding within Canvas.

Getting Started with LinkedIn Learning

  • Log into LinkedIn Learning using your UW-Madison NetID at
  • Browse for roles, learning paths and topics in business, creative and technology sections.
  • LinkedIn Learning is centrally supported by the Learn@UW-Madison team. For technical support questions, contact the DoIT Help Desk.
  • You can add LinkedIn Learning to your MyUW Homepage. To do so, please see MyUW - Searching and Customizing MyUW Homepage, and search for LinkedIn Learning.

Tool Functionality

Basic Functionality

  • Discover, complete, and track courses related to your field and interests.

  • Get recommendations for courses based on your position and other profile details, such as your learning history and skills you’re interested in..

  • Many courses come equipped with exercise files, assessments and transcripts for the video.

Advanced Functionality

  • Utilize learning paths for compiled playlists of related video courses on a specific topic or career track.

  • Earn professional certificates from Microsoft and an expanding list of other providers.

Additional Training Resources


  • UW-Madison has an institutional license for LinkedIn Learning. There is no direct cost (i.e. LinkedIn Learning is free) to UW-Madison students, staff, and faculty.

Student Data Privacy and Transparency statement

Student Data Privacy and Transparency statement

UW-Madison operates a number of central IT systems and services that support teaching and learning. All of these systems collect, record and generate data related to student learning activities. For more information, please refer to the UW-Madison Teaching and Learning Data Transparency Statement

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Created2023-08-18 15:29:12Updated2024-04-30 14:07:04
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