Social Media In Vocational Distance EducationPresentation Transcript
TAFE Connect Social Media @ OTEN Paul KingSocial Media Coordinator - WSI OTEN
The elephant in the room
Social Media is about http://www.recruitmentdirectory.com.au/Blog/creating-an-effective-social-media-strategy conversation
Range of technologies availableThere are thousands of sitesThe Big Four
Twitter @ OTENOTEN, Marketing & Small Biz
OTEN Youtube ChannelOur Distance Ed Promotional Video•Viewed over 10,000 times•Embedded in multiple Dist Ed & Education Sites
Maritime & OpticalMaritime Channel•Total Uploaded Views over 85,000 Health Services Channel •Total Uploaded Views over 8,000
LinkedIn – OTEN AlumniLinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking site• A new member joins LinkedIn every second• One million Australians are on LinkedIn• 95% of companies using social media for recruitment use LinkedIn• Are you on LinkedIn?
OTEN Facebook PresenceOTEN has over 30 Facebook Pages OTEN Facebook Page
Engaging UsersCommunity Our students are on social media. We should be too!! Now used by all Major Universities around the world.
Engaging Users on FB Pages 3 Basics Actions• Respond to student questions/problems• Ask questions• Post any good news stories, links, resources etc
Paul King – Social Media Strategist, WSI - OTENLinkedIn: http://au.linkedin.com/in/paulduncankingTwitter: www.twitter.com/paulduncankingEmail: email@example.com
Helpful URL’s• 100 Ways You Should Be Using Facebook in Your Classroom http://www.onlinec ollege.org/2009/10/20/100-ways-you-should-be-using-facebook-in-your-classroom/• Every Teachers must have guide to Facebook http://edudemic.com/2011/01/every-teachers-must-have-guide-to-facebook/• Facebook for Educators Course http://climoodle.cli.det.nsw.edu.au/course/view.php?id=85