MOOCs (massive open online courses) are online courses aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web.
The courses available through these collections tend to be free to audit but often include an option to pay for a verified credential.
Lynda.com is a library of online training resources and tutorials that you can use to learn about creative technology. Topics include animation, audio and video editing, photography, and graphic and web design. Each course is taught by an industry expert and consists of multiple short videos you can watch and replay at any time.
Active faculty and staff, and any students who are enrolled in a credit course at MacEwan University, can access lynda.com tutorials through the Edmonton Public Library website.
1. You must be an Edmonton Public Library (EPL) member. If you have an EPL membership, go to Step 3.
2. If you are not an EPL member, you can use your MacEwan ID to register for a free EPL membership at https://library.macewan.ca/services/l-pass-epl/register. You will be prompted to choose a PIN number which you will need to log in to the EPL website. Once registered, your MacEwan library/photo id card can be used to access all EPL resources.
3. Visit the login page at EPL web site at epl.ca. You will need your EPL card, or the number under the barcode on your MacEwan Library card.