Lynda.com for Teens

By Kathlyn Carroll, Edge Librarian.

As we enter week three (has it only been three weeks?) of quarantine, you may find yourself with some extra time on your hands. Now’s the time to get the hang of that new skill you’ve always wanted to learn, or spend some serious time on a project you’ve been hoping to finish. I’ve selected some beginner-friendly videos on a range of topics from Lynda.com. If you don’t see your specific interest here, feel free to browse the list of subjects. Once you login here, you can search for the courses listed below.

Photography
Photography Foundations: Mobile Photography
Tap into the true potential of your smartphone camera. Lay the groundwork with theoretical photography principles, then go forth and capture dazzling images with your phone camera (while practicing physical distancing, of course.)

YouTube
YouTube Tips Weekly
Short and sweet videos offer pro tips on improving your YouTube channel, from content to production quality. Corny, yet instructive.

Creating and Managing a YouTube Channel
A deep dive into the more technical details of setting up a YouTube channel from scratch.

Podcasts
Podcast Production: From an Idea to a Following
Want to document your #quarantine experience? Design a podcast from the ground up.

Music
Songwriting Tutorials and Techniques
Choose a video to brush up on your songwriting, drumming, or guitar playing during downtime at home.

A Mix Engineer’s Glossary of Techniques
What exactly does it mean to make a sound become more edgy? Take your musical commentary to the next level by familiarizing yourself with these definitions of audio mixing terminology.

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