Blogs, Screencasts, & Podcasts:Empowering Your Inner Techie                             © Search Engine People Blog in Fli...
© Spikewerx via Flickr Creative Commons
www.xkcd.com
X    Website                                    X                               Facebook                           Blog   ...
  Training (acaa)
Getting Started           You’ll need:             A Computer         2-3 hours per weekBasic design skills (or a friend/i...
Be a blog lurker
Develop your brandWhat might you want to blog about?How could you turn this into a brand? (title, image, content)Plan your...
Use it
Cross Promote
Find a tech ally
Don’t do this…© Jeremy Castillo via Flickr Creative Commons
Disclaimer             © Ed Yourdon via Flickr Creative Commons                                                        Mac...
Making a ScreencastQuicktime (Mac only)Jing (downloaded to hardrive)Screencast-o-matic (web-based)ALL FREELet’s watch one,...
Keep it short Write a scriptPost a transcript
Making a VodcastiMovie (Mac only)Windows Live Movie Maker (PC only)Audacity (making/editing an audio file for Mac or PC)Ga...
Rehearse questions     Gather imagesCollect 2x what you need
Bonus Round: WikisWhat is a wiki?   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dnL00TdmLYCan be password-protectedFreeMultiple users ...
Assessing Social Media   Youtube                 Facebook                     Blog9 videos                 161 “likes”    ...
Assessing Social MediaTop searches that lead to gradefirstaid blog
Assessing Social MediaMeaningful searches that lead to gradefirstaid blog
For more information on assessment…Assessment 101: Tools and Strategies to ImproveYour Assessment Practices – Session 58, ...
How did you get boss buy-in?- It’s free- The time investment is flexible- We stole a few lunch hours to make something    ...
Questions?
Blogs, Screencasts & Podcasts: Empowering Your Inner Techie
Blogs, Screencasts & Podcasts: Empowering Your Inner Techie
Blogs, Screencasts & Podcasts: Empowering Your Inner Techie
Blogs, Screencasts & Podcasts: Empowering Your Inner Techie
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Pre-Conference Workshop at NACADA National Conference in Denver, CO 2011

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Becca Schulze - University of Oregon
Katie McFaddin - Brandeis University

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Blogs, Screencasts & Podcasts: Empowering Your Inner Techie

  1. 1. Blogs, Screencasts, & Podcasts:Empowering Your Inner Techie © Search Engine People Blog in Flickr Creative Commons Becca Schulze – University of Oregon Katie McFaddin – Brandeis University
  2. 2. © Spikewerx via Flickr Creative Commons
  3. 3. www.xkcd.com
  4. 4. X Website X Facebook Blog ?- Limited access - Existing facebook site - Free- Can t add pages addresses all department - Interactive- Can t manipulate page news & events - Artistic controltemplates - Designed for short posts - Content is searchable &- Not interactive - Posted content is not tagable- Content would be static searchable - *Some* personal blogging experience
  5. 5.   Training (acaa)
  6. 6. Getting Started You’ll need: A Computer 2-3 hours per weekBasic design skills (or a friend/intern)
  7. 7. Be a blog lurker
  8. 8. Develop your brandWhat might you want to blog about?How could you turn this into a brand? (title, image, content)Plan your blog’s templateConsider a custom headerPre-plan how the pages and tags will be organizedDive inUntil you promote the blog’s address, few will find it (if any)Invite colleagues to explore the blog and offer feedback
  9. 9. Use it
  10. 10. Cross Promote
  11. 11. Find a tech ally
  12. 12. Don’t do this…© Jeremy Castillo via Flickr Creative Commons
  13. 13. Disclaimer © Ed Yourdon via Flickr Creative Commons Mac vs. PC
  14. 14. Making a ScreencastQuicktime (Mac only)Jing (downloaded to hardrive)Screencast-o-matic (web-based)ALL FREELet’s watch one, and then make one!
  15. 15. Keep it short Write a scriptPost a transcript
  16. 16. Making a VodcastiMovie (Mac only)Windows Live Movie Maker (PC only)Audacity (making/editing an audio file for Mac or PC)Garage Band (making/editing an audio file for Mac)ALL FREELet’s watch one, and then make one!
  17. 17. Rehearse questions Gather imagesCollect 2x what you need
  18. 18. Bonus Round: WikisWhat is a wiki? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dnL00TdmLYCan be password-protectedFreeMultiple users can access and edit contentWikispaces does not allow for sub-pages
  19. 19. Assessing Social Media Youtube Facebook Blog9 videos 161 “likes” 35 subscribers1,350 video views 133 monthly users 10,423 views3 subscribers >1 comment per week Avg. 18 visits per day434 channel visits (most comments from Avg. 549 visits per(numbers do not frosh & prospectives) month in 2011include views on blog)
  20. 20. Assessing Social MediaTop searches that lead to gradefirstaid blog
  21. 21. Assessing Social MediaMeaningful searches that lead to gradefirstaid blog
  22. 22. For more information on assessment…Assessment 101: Tools and Strategies to ImproveYour Assessment Practices – Session 58, 2-3pm onMonday
  23. 23. How did you get boss buy-in?- It’s free- The time investment is flexible- We stole a few lunch hours to make something tangible when we proposed the idea- We lucked out….http://higheredlive.com/academic-advising-acadv/
  24. 24. Questions?

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