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DATABASE HELP GUIDES: LinkedIn Learning Access (FVTC Access)

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Q: Do students have access to LinkedIn Learning through school? Can that be linked through Blackboard at all?

  • Students have access to LinkedIn Learning through school
  • LinkedIn Learning videos can be linked through Blackboard

Kathryn Johnston will need to add you as a user to the FVTC group.

Kathryn Johnston

Kathryn Johnston
Digital Librarian - Manager
FVTC Library
(920) 560-1654

For other issues, contact:
Blackboard Team

for Blackboard & LinkedIn Learning
phone: 920-735-4816

Subscribe to LinkedIn Learning Technical Courses for FVTC

Email us at with a request to join LinkedIn Learning

People with active MyFVTC accounts (students, faculty & staff) can now have FREE access to LinkedIn Learning courses and videos through the Fox Valley Technical College Library!

Why bother?  Sometimes you don't need a full semester course to get up to speed.
LinkedIn Learning contains more than 5000 courses and videos taught by industry experts and is designed for all levels of learners. 

  • Main categories: Business, Communications, Technology, and Marketing.
  • Technical skills such as web and software development, financial literacy, social media, and security.
  • Interpersonal skills such as body language, working with difficult people, managing stress, time management.
  • Videos or mini-courses that you can embed into Blackboard for your students. 

What happens when you ask for subscription access: You’ll receive an activation email from LinkedIn Learning.  

Once you are inside LinkedIn Learning platform...

Kathryn Johnston (
or Val Magno (
for any questions, suggestions,help creating an account, or to embedding videos into Blackboard.


Once you’re in, browse around! Take a course, learn something new or recommend videos to your students or co-workers.

Users also have the option of having completed sessions appear on their LinkedIn account to augment their resume--or not. 

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How to use LinkedIn Learning in the classroom

LinkedIn Learning  courses – or parts of courses

  • In-classroom viewing
  • Link /embed
  • Invite discussion

Use LinkedIn Learning for

  • continuing education
  • stand alone assignment
  • content link
  • embed video
  • assigned courses or parts of courses


  1. Go to  
  2. Continue to the Fox Valley Technical College LinkedIn Learning account
  3. Login

Should get into some version of 

If this is not the way it works for you….

  1. Many times  problems come from having pop-up blockers turned on or cookies turned off. 
  2. Sometimes clearing the browser cache history will get things back to working.
  3. Sometimes rebooting your computer will clear thing up also.

If you are still not getting in, please call 920-735-5653 so we can troubleshoot with you. 

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