Be wise about how you use your social media accounts so that they donâ€™t affect your educational journey or career.
By Liz Ryan
Weâ€™re bombarded with information at almost every moment. We canâ€™t take it all in! Itâ€™s the same way for recruiters and hiring managers who browse LinkedIn looking for job candidates and consultants. They might find your LinkedIn profile and glance at it quickly. How much time will you get to make the impression you want to make?
By Madeline Roberts
Online Learning Tips Contributor
Thanks to social media, interaction with your fellow students and professors is no longer limited to the classroom and neither is your interaction with the school itself. Connecting with your university on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram is just one way stay up-to-date, share ideas, and get advice.
By Dr. Angela Gibson
Faculty Member, School of Arts and Humanities
Transitions come in many forms, some are personal, some are professional, and others are academic in nature. Just as there is a transition when you first attend college--perhaps an orientation or an academic skills foundation course--there is also a transition before graduation often in the form of a senior seminar or capstone course.
By Julie Hong
From giants such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, to challengers such as Ello or about.me: social networks have engaged in an incredible race to popularity. This article gives an overview of the present situation in a nutshell and shares visions on the future of platforms that could winâ€¦ or lose this race in the coming years. As an online learner it's important to understand the social options, along with the avenues for communicating with your online peers.
By Will Thomson
We are constantly expanding our networks. It doesnâ€™t matter if it is through Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest, we want to grow our following. Sometimes we are consciously doing it, other times we are unconsciously doing it. People can follow you without you even knowing it.