Faculty Resources
lynda.com Canvas Guide
lynda.com provides access to thousands of online video tutorials taught by experts.
Instructors can embed lynda.com videos in Canvas Pages, Assignments, Quizzes, Announcements, and Discussions. Follow the instructions below to share lynda.com video tutorials with your students in Canvas. 
  1. Login to lynda.com using your NetID and password through the Georgetown University Library page.

  2. Search for the video you want to share with students.

  3. Open the video from search results. 

  4. Click on Share.

  5. Click Copy next to Embed this video.

  6. Login to Canvas, go your course site, and choose a location in your course to embed the video code (Pages, Assignments, Quizzes, Announcements, and Discussions). 
    Note: In this example we use Pages to embed the video, but this can be done in anywhere in Canvas that uses the Rich Content Editor.

  7. On the course menu, click Pages.
    1. If a Front Page is set in your course, click View All Pages.

  8. Create a new page, click +Pages.

  9. Click the HTML Editor button.

  10. Paste the lynda.com video embed code into the HTML editor.

  11. Click the Save (or Save and Publish) button.

  12. View and play the video within the Page.