LinkedIn for Learning

thooy3miorEven though LinkedIn is a social media website where adults use it to connect with each other for business or professional purposes, it can also be used for learning. It is easy to use, by joining and creating a profile, then you can start networking with other professionals. It is mostly used for businesses to connect to customers, or to source out a new hire. I use my LinkedIn to post my resume, outlining my experiences, and to network. I also use LinkedIn to learn new sales concepts from either the articles posted by experts.

To use LinkedIn for learning, the learner can ask experts for feedback or ask the experts questions. They can also research posted articles or posted presentations. It can also be used for group projects by creating a group and connecting with other group members. The educator can use LinkedIn for getting ideas, connecting with other educators, asking experts for advice and sharing presentations with the learner. LinkedIn can also be used to create a community of learners or educators, see example attached.

The most recent new launch on LinkedIn is for learning. LinkedIn Learning has over 20 plus categories to choose from, and hours of professional presentations.

Here is a link to the new LinkedIn Learning

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Signing Up to Join LinkedIn

To join LinkedIn and create your profile:

  1. Go to the LinkedIn sign up page. Type your first name, last name, email address and a password you’ll use.Note: You must use your true name when creating a profile. Company names and pseudonyms are not allowed, as we explain in our User Agreement.
  2. Click Join LinkedIn.
  3. Complete any additional steps as prompted.Signing Up to Join LinkedIn
    To join LinkedIn and create your profile:
    Go to the LinkedIn sign up page. Type your first name, last name, email address and a password you’ll use.
    Note: You must use your true name when creating a profile. Company names and pseudonyms are not allowed, as we explain in our User Agreement.
    Click Join LinkedIn.
    Complete any additional steps as prompted.                                                                 Retrieved from https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/answer/2964?lang=en

Tips

  • Complete and update all your professional profile as often as you can.
  • Keep it professional
  • Network and connect with other professionals
  • Connect and add your peers, colleagues and other professional advisors
  • Post and like related presentations
  • Follow, related or organizations of interest.
  • Try to write and post a professional article on your area of focus
  • Utilize the learning application to learn new skills

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References

Retrieved from https://www.linkedin.com/

Retrieved from https://wiki.itap.purdue.edu/display/INSITE/Linkedin

answer/2964?lang=en. (2015, April 14). Retrieved from http://www.linkedin.com: https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/answer/2964?lang=en

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