LinkedIn Learning Terminology

These are some quick definitions to terms that are used on LinkedIn Learning and in My LINC. 

Course

Like a complete book 

  • Certificate of completion within LinkedIn Learning 
  • Completed courses are automatically included on your My LINC transcript for proof of completion

Video

Like a chapter within a book

Collection

Like a customizeable playlist

They are a great way to categorize content based on an area of interest or development.

  • Anyone can create their own collections
  • U-M admins can add custom external content
  • Can be viewed in any order
  • Only completed courses are included on your My LINC transcript

Learning Path

Compiled playlist of related courses on a specific topic or career track

They include multiple courses by different expert instructors to teach a variety of skills and information associated with that subject or profession.

  • Expert-curated (from LinkedIn Learning and U-M admins)
  • Must take in sequential order
  • Certificate of completion within LinkedIn Learning
  • Only completed courses are included on your My LINC transcript

Learning Tracks

Curriculums compiled specifically for U-M within My LINC

  • A way to get credit for individual videos from LinkedIn Learning on your My LINC training transcript