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STEM & Social Media
        Community through technology
                 Allison Tracy
Outreach Coordinator, Hennepin Tec...
Agenda
•   What is STEM?
•   Why is STEM important?
•   STEM Resources
•   What is getSTEM?
•   What is Social Media?
•   ...
What is STEM?

SCIENCE                      ENGINEERING




TECHNOLOGY                   MATHEMATICS
Why is STEM Important?
• 18 out of the 20 fastest growing occupations will be
  tied to the STEM disciplines. (Source: DEE...
STEM Resources




• www.stem.project.mnscu.edu
STEM Resources




• http://www.mn-stem.com/
STEM Resources




• http://groups.google.com/group/mnscu-stem
STEM Resources




• http://hennepintech.ning.com/group/stem
What is getSTEM?




•   http://www.getstem-mn.com/
•   http://www.facebook.com/pages/getSTEM-Minnesota/83128198570?
•   h...
What is Social Media?

                               EDUCATING
COMMUNITY



ENGAGEMENT                      LEARNING



L...
What is Social Media?




http://hennepintech.ning.com/group/marketingsocialmedia
STEM and Social Media
STEM and Social Media
STEM and Social Media
STEM and Social Media




This post has a link at the end to the information I just
presented to you in the last slide. He...
STEM and Social Media




Here’s the information again posted on the getSTEM twitter. Yet another
way to share information...
STEM and Social Media
• Get feedback in Real-Time
• Hear what people are saying about you
• Communicate through these netw...
Real-time search on getSTEM
Communicate
Post to your community
Summary and Final Thoughts
•   STEM careers are extremely important
•   Social media is not a strategy
•   It’s a tool for...
Contact Info
• @allitracy on Twitter
• allison.tracy@hennepintech.edu
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  1. 1. STEM & Social Media Community through technology Allison Tracy Outreach Coordinator, Hennepin Technical College #allaboutmeworkshop April 14,2010
  2. 2. Agenda • What is STEM? • Why is STEM important? • STEM Resources • What is getSTEM? • What is Social Media? • STEM and Social Media • Summary • Contact Info
  3. 3. What is STEM? SCIENCE ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY MATHEMATICS
  4. 4. Why is STEM Important? • 18 out of the 20 fastest growing occupations will be tied to the STEM disciplines. (Source: DEED) • Economic forecasts project 20-33% increase in scientific and technical occupations in Minnesota in ten years. • High-tech workers earned an average wage of $68,600 (21st ranked), or 67 percent more than Minnesota's average private sector wage. (Source: Cyberstates 2007)
  5. 5. STEM Resources • www.stem.project.mnscu.edu
  6. 6. STEM Resources • http://www.mn-stem.com/
  7. 7. STEM Resources • http://groups.google.com/group/mnscu-stem
  8. 8. STEM Resources • http://hennepintech.ning.com/group/stem
  9. 9. What is getSTEM? • http://www.getstem-mn.com/ • http://www.facebook.com/pages/getSTEM-Minnesota/83128198570? • http://twitter.com/getSTEM
  10. 10. What is Social Media? EDUCATING COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT LEARNING LISTENING COLLABORATING
  11. 11. What is Social Media? http://hennepintech.ning.com/group/marketingsocialmedia
  12. 12. STEM and Social Media
  13. 13. STEM and Social Media
  14. 14. STEM and Social Media
  15. 15. STEM and Social Media This post has a link at the end to the information I just presented to you in the last slide. Here, you can comment, share it etc.
  16. 16. STEM and Social Media Here’s the information again posted on the getSTEM twitter. Yet another way to share information. This link directs you to a different website outside of getSTEM with more information.
  17. 17. STEM and Social Media • Get feedback in Real-Time • Hear what people are saying about you • Communicate through these networks
  18. 18. Real-time search on getSTEM
  19. 19. Communicate
  20. 20. Post to your community
  21. 21. Summary and Final Thoughts • STEM careers are extremely important • Social media is not a strategy • It’s a tool for communication and engagement • Participation is a must • Learn and evolve as you go • Listen to the needs and concerns of others • Become a part of the community • Share and provide your POV
  22. 22. Contact Info • @allitracy on Twitter • allison.tracy@hennepintech.edu
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