Are you using LinkedIn as a resource for building your professional network as an educational administrator?  Would you like to?  Find resources below regarding effective uses of LinkedIn to capitalize on your educational network.  Find information directly from LinkedIn here on how to use LinkedIn for higher education professionals and students:  http://university.linkedin.com/

Find John Hill’s presentation on using LinkedIn for educators below.  He indicates there are four basic tenets in social media.

  • Listening
  • Researching
  • Engaging and
  • Enabling ambassadors.

HERE is a PPT presentation from LinkedIn on effective use of LinkedIn for career services.

Handout for college students on building a great profile.

A three-page overview on uses of LinkedIn in higher education:

This great presentation by Sue Beckingham, an educational developer at Sheffield Hallam University is fantastic.  Be sure to follow her on twitter @suebecks.

A fairly comprehensive document on the use of LinkedIn for students in higher education by Dr. Ed De Quincey from University of Greenwich.

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