Leveraging Social Media for Student Engagement
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 from 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM (EST)
Title: Leveraging Social Media for Student Engagement
Date: Wednesday, Dec 16th 2009
Time: 3-4:15pm EST
Abstract: Most research concludes that at least 90% of college students have an active online social networking account. That means, to fully engage this generation, Student Affairs needs to understand and utilize the new world of MyTwubeBook. This webinar will cover the most popular online tools and provide you with enough knowledge to effectively implement a strategy to increase student engagement at your institution.
Audience: Student Affairs Professionals, Student Activities, Student Organization Advisors, FYE Professionals, Grad Assistants, and Web Developers
- 3:00-3:25 - Overview of current tools (Facebook, Blogging, Ning, Twitter)
- 3:25-3:45 - Examples / Case studies / Best Practices
- 3:45-4:00 - Emerging trends in EdTech
- 4:00-4:15 - Q&A
- Match student engagement theory (Chickering, Tinto, Astin, & Barefoot) to online tools
- Define goals and expectations of online engagement
- Understand what online tools work best for which institutions
- Implement assessment online
- Collect advanced usage tips for each tool based on case studies
- Prepare for "what's coming next"
- Each school only needs to purchase one 'seat,' so feel free to share your screen with co-workers, or set up a projection room for a larger staff training.
- The webinar has limited 'seating' to allow for more participant's questions to be answered during Q&A.
- The webinar is for educational institutions. If you do not register with a .edu email account, we reserve the right to refund your money.
- The audio/slides will be emailed to you within 48 hours after the webinar.
ABOUT THE PRESENTERS:
Swift Kick has worked with over 150 institutions over the past 6 years to solve student apathy. Positive feedback has resulted in Swift Kick being named the #1 college trainers for ‘07, ‘08, and ‘09 by APCA schools.
With extensive background in internet technologies and student engagement theory, Swift Kick provides a unique collection of knowledge that's enhanced by a creative and effective facilitation style.
The Swift Kick Blog > blog.swiftkickonline.com
The SA Blog > www.thesabloggers.org
The Student Affairs Collaborative
The Student Affairs Collaborative is a collaborative website of Student Affairs professionals connecting and exchanging knowledge.
Red Rover is a simple web tool that builds an online student union for your institution to help your students discover, connect and engage each other around similar interests.