Lynda Weinman

JUNE 12, 2014 - 10:00 A.M. TO 10:45 A.M.


Introduction

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Introduction

Introduction

Industry Outlook

Industry Outlook

Lynda’s Story

Lynda's Story

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Question 1

Who were the first hires you made and why were they right or wrong?

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Question 2

Where are you physically located?

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Question 3

Did you consider the social aspect when developing your teaching techniques?

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Question 4

I really appreciate the low ($25/mo) cost of Lynda.com. Thank you!

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Question 5

Are any of the Lynda.com classes in foreign languages?

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Question 6

How do you see the Community Colleges fairing against non-traditional learning venues like Lynda.com?

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Question 7

It sounds like you are advocating the flipped classroom, is that correct?

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Question 8

Will Lynda.com offer certificates in the future and, as an employer, do you think this is something education should focus on?

Question 9

Question 9

Have you found a golden mean for the length of a video?

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The Lynda.com Story and the Digital Media Training Market
Cofounder and Executive Chair - Lynda.com

Lynda Weinman is cofounder and executive chair of lynda.com, one of the most successful companies in online education today. Through a comprehensive library of instructional videos taught by industry experts, lynda.com teaches technology, design, and business skills to millions of individual, corporate, academic, and government subscribers.

Biography

Lynda is a self-taught computer expert, author, educator, and entrepreneur. A web graphics and design veteran and author of dozens of best-selling books, Lynda wrote the very first industry book on web design, , in 1995. Before launching lynda.com, she was a faculty member at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, and worked as an animator and motion graphics director in the special effects film industry. She also taught at UCLA Extension, American Film Institute, and San Francisco State University's Multimedia Studies Program. Lynda, along with her husband and cofounder, Bruce Heavin, evolved lynda.com from its original concept as a free web resource for her students, to the site for her books on web design, to a registration hub for physical classrooms and conferences, to an award-winning online learning company.

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