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Are LinkedIn Groups Worth the Trouble? 17 Tips for Success
Use LinkedIn Groups not only as a way to distribute content, but also as a way to listen to our audience.
Any LinkedIn user can create a group in a matter of minutes. But it is crucial to lay a solid foundation to help ensure the group’s success. Some things to consider:
- Develop a mission statement that distinctly outlines why the group exists to give a clear vision to both potential members and your brand.
- Use targeted keywords in its title and to identify its category so the group can be found in organic search rankings.
- Create clear guidelines and rules.
More on LinkedIn in this blog:
LinkedIn: your college portfolio for future employment
April 28, 1:30 – 2:30PM at Miller Center 205
April 30, 3 – 4PM at Miller Center 205
|Right before students graduate from SCSU, Andrew Ditlevson (firstname.lastname@example.org) from Career Services (https://www.stcloudstate.edu/careerservices/) will offer an excellent workshop on how to use LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/) to network and search for a job.However, your work on building a robust electronic portfolio can start much earlier. LinkedIn is famous for its networking and job search, but it can help you orient yourself in your future profession.|
|Come to our informal discussion on what LinkedIn is and what LinkedIn does to share knowledge and experience about LinkedIn and similar social media (e.g. Coffee, Twitter), which can help you with your college studies and future profession.Further information available on the IMS blog: http://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims/?s=linkedin|
5 can’t-miss apps: LinkedIn Job Search, Launcher, ‘Mr. Jump’ and more
a free iOS / Android app: LinkedIn Job Search
My note: LinkedIn is making one step further toward establishing itself as a viable option for electronic portfolio.
LinkedIn Intros One-Click Program for Adding Degree Credentials to User Profiles
With a newly expanded “Add to Profile” program from LinkedIn, colleges and universities can invite their graduates to display their degrees and certificates on their LinkedIn profiles by clicking a single link.
more on electronic portfolios on this blog:
Please look at our blog entry:
Gamification of the LMS – A Step Towards Evolution of the Modern LMS
my note: article is written for the corporate world, but there is no reason why not apply in higher ed.
While applying gaming in learning content, we create timed quizzes, mazes and other such learning tools, which award the learner points, badges or other collectibles. The same mechanics are employed to embed gamification in our strategy for delivering content. Gamification provides an added incentive for learning, making the process of learning enjoyable through the excitement of built-in gaming elements.
two strongest components that help gaming to deliver effective learning – healthy competition between peers and asense of achievement.
- Collectible points that can be redeemed
- Discounts on new content
- Expert status
- Special privileges in the portal
- Fame on the Social Circuit: Leading professional networking site ‘LinkedIn’ has a popular gamification element that has worked very well among users.
Our WiZDOM LMS v5.0 is a new-age Learning Management System which has the built-in capabilities of gamification to make sure that the learner feels motivated to complete the e-courses and is able to have fun while doing it! But while employing game-based learning within the LMS, a few points need to be kept in mind:
- Know your audience well
- Provide real benefits
- Keep a close eye
- Keep evolving to make it fun
REVEALED: The Demographic Trends For Every Social Network
Yesterday, we shared information about the new Coffee App
which offers easy approach to job search.
Please have the following article regarding LinkedIn and their approach to job search
Ranking and Networking
The new Linkedin ranking system (https://www.linkedin.com/edu/rankings/us) tracks the success of college graduates in eight broad career paths, adding weight for jobs deemed “desirable.” It lists the top 25 institutions in each career category.
LinkedIn is ranking only a tiny swath of the academy.
LinkedIn also released a social networking application for prospective students to chat with each other about colleges, and to talk with current students.
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