Project 252


Contributed by Eamon Costello (@eam0)
EdTech Tool Name:LinkedIn
Bref Description:The "professional" social network. General CV and job networking tool with social layers
Type of EdTech Tool:
  • Web (access through web browser)
  • Android (phone/tablet) App
  • Apple OS Software
  • IOS (iPhone/iPod Touch) App
  • IOS (iPad/iPad Mini) App
EdTech Tool Usage Keywords:Social network, networking
EdTech Tool Uses:Biling itself as the professional Facebook. Heavily used by (or promoted to) recruiters. In danger of becoming YASN Yet Another Social Network but massively infuential and has big ambitions including its recenct buying of Lynda which arms it will the potential to emerge as an Edu giant through mapping learning outcomes with digital badges or certificates. Watch this space. Right now a treasure trove for tracking alumni
Education Level(s):
  • Third Level/Higher Education
Academic Subjects:
EdTech Tool Pricing Structure:Free with restrictions, can be unlocked with payment