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How to Link a LinkedIn Learning Course in D2L

Instructors can add a direct link to a LinkedIn Learning course in D2L Brightspace. The course will open in a new window and play directly from the LinkedIn Learning site. All students accessing a LinkedIn Learning course using a link within D2L Brightspace are automatically logged into LinkedIn Learning. 

Note:  Instructors must have admin access in LinkedIn Learning to obtain content links. If you are an EIU instructor and you do not see the "Go to Admin" link when you get to step #2 listed below, send an email request to 

For more information about LinkedIn Learning at EIU, go to

To Link a LinkedIn Learning Course in D2L

  1. Log into LinkedIn Learning from D2L or from the EIU LIL site,

  2. Select the "Go to Admin" link in the top navigation of the LinkedIn Learning site. (If you do not see The "Go to Admin" link, send an email request to You will need to be given admin rights before you can retrieve links.)
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  3. Select the "Content" link on the top navigation.
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  4. Search for the LIL course in the search box on the top toolbar.
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  5. After locating the desired video, select the "More" drop-down list to the right of the video. Then, select "Get SSO URL".
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    You should see the following message somewhere on your screen indicating the URL has been copied.
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  6. Go to your course in D2L and post the link in the desired location.

The written tutorials and video simulations on the D2L Solutions site are developed and brought to you by the

Faculty Development and Innovation Center

phone 217-581-7051 :: email :: web 

Contact the FDIC for questions about the tutorials, to suggest topics for new tutorials, or to schedule a consultation appointment.  The FDIC staff can recommend integration solutions using D2L and other instructional technologies for your online, hybrid, and face-to-face courses.

For Help with D2L

Call 217-581-HELP (4357), email, or
contact the Instructional Support Specialist (ISS) for your department.

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