Linkedin Groups

Submitted by Vitor Gonçalve… on Thu, 04/26/2018 - 19:49

LinkedIn Groups provide a place for teachers and students in the same subject or with similar interests to share content, find answers, post and view jobs, and establish themselves as experts.

Once you're a group member, you can explore the latest conversations on the Conversations page, start or participate actively in conversations, and send a free message to a member if you want to reach out to them.

Required technical skill level
Low (beginner)
Tool is best suitable for the following environment
Digital learning sessions
Mode of teaching application
No appointment required (asynchronous)
Task Mode
All students task
Group task
Required equipment/devices/platform
Smart phone app (iOS, Android, Windows)
Tablet app (iOS, Android, Windows)
Additional Information and useful links e.g. tutorials

LinkedIn Groups Help

Bela Florenthal, (2015) "Applying uses and gratifications theory to students’ LinkedIn usage", Young Consumers, Vol. 16 Issue: 1, pp.17-35,

Nataliya Galan, Akbar Khodabandehloo, (2016) "Learning with LinkedIn: Students' perceptions of incorporating subject-related blogging in an international marketing course", Interactive Technology and Smart Education, Vol. 13 Issue: 2, pp.166-183,

Grade your contribution (I consider this TEL tool fits with the TEL method)