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Low-cost Lynda.com

General Information

Best for
Professionals
Subjects
Software applications, web development, business, creative
Type of learning
Skill-based
Course type
Self-paced video tutorials
Languages
English, French, German, Spanish
Certification
Certificates of Completion
Learning pathways
Yes
Mobile Apps
iOS & Android

Lynda.com offers 4,000+ online video tutorials covering software applications such as Adobe, Articulate, Google, Microsoft etc as well as creative and business skills. Courses addressing all aspects of web development are organized into short lesson segments with high quality instruction aided by screenshots, illustrations, and animations. Working professionals can benefit from self-paced tutorials and beginners can reach advanced levels without having to sign up for other training services. The platform also provides articles for relevant news and insights and features a pathway service or “Playlists”offering a curated selection of courses and tutorials for study based on user-defined interests.

The site offers a number of different pricing plans:
Basic: $25/month or $240/year
Unlimited access to the entire library of video courses
Premium: $35/month or $360/year
Unlimited access to the entire library of video courses + downloadable project files + Downloadable courses on iPhone, iPad, and Android devices for annual subscribers

Tools & Features
  • Unlimited access to course library (4,000+ video tutorials) with expert teachers
  • 10 day free trial
  • Computer, tablet, or mobile apps
  • Custom playlists to save & share lists of courses of interest
  • Suggested playlists for each category of study
  • Free introductory training videos available to non-members with every course
  • New courses added monthly
  • Downloadable exercise files (Premium plan)
  • Offline courses available to Annual premium and Group members via the free iPhone and iPad app
  • Some courses in French, German, and Spanish offered by video2brain, a division of lynda.com
  • Articles that include news, insights, and inspirational stories
  • Mobile apps: ios & Android

Course Info

Course Cost
Low-Cost Courses
Skill Type
  1. Business Skills
  2. Technical Skills
Course Type
  1. Short Online Courses
Course Format
  1. On-Demand
Course Language
  1. English
  2. French
  3. German
  4. Spanish

Latest reviews

Number of courses
5.00 star(s)
Course format
4.00 star(s)
Materials
5.00 star(s)
Instruction
5.00 star(s)
Assessment
1.00 star(s)
Accreditation
3.00 star(s)
Social tools & features
2.00 star(s)
Interface usability
4.00 star(s)
Pros: Vast amount of content
Video transcripts & provision for note taking
Weekly course updates
Accessible across multiple devices
Cons: Platform can be difficult for beginners to navigate
Absence of quizzes or code challenges
Absence of forums
Empty FAQs
Despite the lack of interactive features, Lynda.com's staggering amount of courses is truly impressive allowing members to build up a strong collection of necessary skills.

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