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Human-Centered Design for Social Innovation » +acumen
​​Design Kit: The Course for Human-Centered Design is a seven-week curriculum that will introduce you to the concepts of human-centered design and how this approach can be used to create innovative, effective, and sustainable solutions for social change. This course has been created to reach those who are brand new to human-centered design, so no prior experience required (though we of course welcome previous students to continue honing your human-centered design skills!) Our Learning Partner Acumen is excited to partner with in offering this course. is out to design an end to poverty by bringing creativity, empathy, and innovation to the social sector. Our goal is to improve the lives of people in poor and vulnerable communities through design and we’re doing it in three ways: through the products, services, and experiences that we design; through the problem solvers we fuel; and by inspiring the social sector to adopt human-centered design. What You'll Learn No group?

The Complete Guide to LinkedIn Etiquette LinkedIn has developed a killer resource of 225 million users, one you absolutely should take advantage of when it comes to your career. But you'll have to navigate LinkedIn's potentially tricky tools and settings while you're at it. Not to mention take care to maintain proper etiquette at all times. That's a lot of pressure. Chances are, if you do use LinkedIn, you're approaching the network from a job seeker's perspective — if not now, then in the future. Or maybe you're a recruiter or a PR representative looking to network and pitch via LinkedIn. No matter your background, let's dissect some of the biggest etiquette dos and don'ts when logging into LinkedIn, the web's largest professional network. Job Seekers 1. This could get confusing, so let's break it down. Head to Privacy & Settings > Profile > Privacy Controls > Turn on/off your activity broadcasts. However, consider turning on your public profile so others can see when you've viewed their profiles. 2. 3. Recruiters 1. 2. 1. 2.

WordPress SEO Tutorial • The Definitive Guide Joost de Valk Joost de Valk is the founder and Chief Product Officer of Yoast. He's a digital marketer, developer and an Open Source fanatic. A tutorial to higher rankings for WordPress sites This is the original WordPress SEO article since 2008, fully updated for 2019! WordPress is one of the best content management systems when it comes to SEO. New to WordPress? Optimizing your site using the tactics and best practices outlined in this article will help you improve your rankings, gain more subscribers or sales, and have a better website in general. Because good SEO should be ingrained in all aspects of your online marketing and PR, this guide covers quite a lot of ground! Before we start… This article assumes that you’re using our Yoast SEO plugin, which adds significantly more features and SEO tools to WordPress. If you’re using another SEO plugin, like All in One SEO or Ultimate SEO, most of the principles will still apply. Table of Contents 1. 1.1. First things first. 1.1.2. (Always!)

Community building and social networking modules Last updated July 19, 2012. Created on January 5, 2008.Edited by choster, Michelle, silverwing, onlineyeni. Log in to edit this page. This section contains links to resources for creating your own online community or social network, by enabling or encouraging your site's users to interact with one another. The Organic Groups module, which enables the creation and management of groups and micro-sites within your site, will also be of interest. For interactions with third party social networks, consult the Sharing and Bookmarking Service Integrations and the Third Party Integrations sections of the handbook. Looking for support?

Microsoft Socl: inside the company's secret social network (exclusive) Earlier this summer, a teaser page appeared at revealing Tulalip, an oddly named service from Microsoft promising a new way to "Find what you need and Share what you know." Facebook and Twitter sign-ins were offered, and the design was reminiscent of Windows Phone's tiles. It turns out Microsoft has been testing this service with a select group of "friends," and this week, I got an early look at Socl — "Tulalip" appears to be dropped — a curious site that's coming out of the FUSE research group that will eventually be rolled out to the public. The site mixes search, discovery, and, go figure, a social network. How's it hold up? Design Ignoring for the moment that the interface looks a lot like that other social network, Socl offers a bare bones, three column layout, with basic navigation in the left rail, a social feed down the middle, and invites and video party options (more on that soon) on the right. Microsoft Socl gallery Previous Next View full Gallery Tagging Video Party