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The power of LinkedIn in higher education

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TitleThe power of LinkedIn in higher education
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletFreshEd
Media typeWeb
DescriptionMany listeners probably use LinkedIn. That’s the social media website aimed at connecting employers with employees. My guest today, Janja Komljenovic, researches the ways in which LinkedIn is shaped by and shaping higher education.

Janja argues that LinkedIn furthers the employability mandate in universities.

Janja Komljenovic is a lecturer of higher education at Lancaster University. In today’s show, we discuss her new article “Linkedin, Platforming labour, and the new employability mandate for universities,” which was published in Globalisation, Societies and Education.
Producer/AuthorWill Brehm
PersonsJanja Komljenovic