Tag Archives: Social Media

7 tips to supercharge your academic LinkedIn profile

Like 1.9 million other academics, you’ve got a LinkedIn profile. Along with the rest of us, you set it up to improve your visibility and to network with other researchers.

Source: blog.impactstory.org

Succinct suggestions to improve your LinkedIn Profile. Do it!  For more on social networking and academic jobs see UW-Stout’s E-Learning and Online Teaching Career Center resources. 

Working Strategies: 15 things not to do on your networking ‘to do’ list

This column idea comes from a workshop participant (thanks Mike!) who asked for the most common networking mistakes made by job seekers. Having carefully laid out my workshop in a series of “do’s” – as in “do this” and “do that,” I was caught flat-footed.

Source: www.twincities.com

Online teaching is a great job, but getting your first job and your second is challenging. I teach teachers how to teach online. I also help teachers find work teaching online. One essential is networking. This article on networking will help you diagnose your approach to job seeking and hopefully open some doors!

7 Reasons To Use Social Media In Your School (INFOGRAPHIC) | #ModernEDU

One thing is for sure, social media is here to stay. Never before have people been able to connect, share, and learn from one another as we do now. I can only imagine what might be next! As a result, our students need skills to win at life in a digital world. The ability to use social media to support life goals and possibilities can be a game-changer. I know it has been very powerful for me in my professional life.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?&tag=Social+Media

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence

 

 

Source: www.davidgeurin.com

This social media infographic will help you understand social media advantages.

UW-Stout Online Professional Development: Our Instructors’ Favorite Twitter Feeds

Our Instructors’ Favorite Twitter Feeds

Browsing a well-curated Twitter feed is like being plugged directly into a session of awesome professional development.

To make this list (which, by the way, appears in no particular order), we asked our online instructors to share their favorite Twitter feeds.

Source: www2.uwstout.edu

The online teachers in the Professional Development group at UW-Stout shared these Twitter favorites.  Tweet about it! 

8 Things You Should Know before Using Social Media in Your Course – OLC

Planning to use social media in your upcoming course?  It can be a great way to enhance social learning and improve engagement.  There are a variety of available platforms, and many creative ways that faculty are integrating social media into their teaching practice.

Source: onlinelearningconsortium.org

As an online instructor, everything you do online should be a polished professional effort.  These tips from the OLC make great sense.