LinkedIn Learning in Canvas


LinkedIn Learning is an online-learning platform that can be integrated into a Canvas course as an external tool (LTI).


Where can I find out more about LinkedIn Learning and how to use it in a Canvas course?

LinkedIn Learning is a leading online-learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology, and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. All active faculty, staff (including temporary employees) and students at the University of Michigan.have access to the LinkedIn Learning video library of over 16,000 engaging, top-quality, on-demand courses taught by recognized industry experts. Members can also connect their LinkedIn Learning history to their LinkedIn account for a more personalized learning experience.


LinkedIn Learning content (full courses or individual videos) can be integrated into a Canvas course by setting up an External Tool within:

  • an assignment, which allows for completion of the activity to be logged in the Canvas gradebook.
  • a module, which then functions similarly to the External URL module item.

The steps for selecting and adding content to a Canvas course can be found here: Canvas: Adding LinkedIn Learning Content to a Canvas Course

Additional Information

  • LinkedInLearning FAQ: LinkedIn Learning
  • LinkedIn Learning was formerly known as

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