Social Media Awareness for Students


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Social Media Awareness for Students

  1. 1. Author: Tom Matys
  2. 2. Agenda• Social Media in Education• Slideshare• What is Social Media• Twitter• LinkedIn• Social Media for Student Collaboration• A Personal Experience• Social Media Help• Questions
  3. 3. Slideshare.comSlideShare: Social Media
  4. 4. QuestionWhat is Social Media?
  5. 5. Answer“is today’s most transparent, engaging and interactive form ofpublic relations. It combines the true grit of real time content withthe beauty of authentic peer-to-peer communication. Lisa Buyer– The Buyer Group“is not about what each one of us does or says, but about whatwe do and say together, worldwide, to communicate in alldirections at any time, by any possible (digital) means. MichelleChmielewski – Synthesio”“Its digital content and interaction that is created by and betweenpeople. Sam Decker – Mass Relevance”“Social media is the tools, services, and communicationfacilitating connection between peers with common interests.Chris Garrett –”
  6. 6. Social Media for Education
  7. 7. What the experts are saying
  8. 8. LinkedIn• A must for those of us who want to, and need to, Professionally network• Find potential employers via a network• Find old colleagues to get recommendations
  9. 9. My ExperienceCapstone Team Facebook Page
  10. 10. My Experience• Social Media is not for everyone• There is a learning curve, but it has a return on investment• Mostly, it is fun!• It creates long-term relationships• We all need to start learning it
  11. 11. LinkedIn: Who’s Viewed Your Profile:
  12. 12. LinkedIn Recommendations
  13. 13. LinkedIn: Who’s Viewed Your Profile:
  14. 14. Twitter Microblogging: A broadcast medium in the form of blogging. A microblog differs from a traditional blog in that its content is typically smaller in both actual and aggregate file size. Microblogs "allow users to exchange small elements of content such as short sentences, individual images, or video links. These small messages are sometimes called microposts
  15. 15. Twitter and Leadership
  16. 16. Hashtags #Leadership #emotionalintelligence #servantleadership
  17. 17. Twitter HashtagsThe Top Twitter Hashtags of the Last 12 Months:Top Ten Hashtags Between August 2011 and August 2012 1) #moscow 2) #arsenal 3) #takemeout 4) #freedom 5) #nadarkhani 6) #whatimissmost 7) #arabidol 8) #waystogetoffthephone 9) #tweetforyoucef10) #twalculate
  18. 18. Twitter: Recommended Applications• Tweet Deck• Hoot Suite
  19. 19. Social Media Learning
  20. 20. Social Media LearningThank-You
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