Ncp nrecruitment2

535 views

Published on

Published in: Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
535
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
5
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
3
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide
  • BLACKMAN
  • BLACKMAN
    17 mentored colleges in 8 states. Regional Business Advisory Council that meets 4 times a year to provide industry trends and job skills analysis.
  • HARSH
  • BLACKMAN
  • BLACKMAN
  • BLACKMAN
    EXPLAIN WHY WE DO INFORMATION NIGHTS WITHIN 3 weeks of the beginning of 8 week sessions …. Tweet up at Chicago Pizza
  • BLACKMAN
  • HARSH
    What kind of difference do alumni and business people make to prospective and undeclared
    Why do you encourage your student to help with CTC events
  • BLACKMAN
  • BLACKMAN
  • Students as the ambassadors of the program
  • One by one – partnering a current student with a prospective student
  • HARSH – the value of students presenting their own topics (Cody Hooper example)
  • BLACKMAN
  • BLACKMAN
    High school pathways – Tech Prep & Dual Enrollment,
  • JARSH One Stop Shopping – effective for both recruitment AND retention
    Partner with other College Resources
    Recruiting, Student Life, Tech Prep, Other Departments, Developmental Math, Computer Science, Management
  • BLACKMAN Importance of advice from new student recruiting (Brooke and Annie): Mention college pathway EVERY TIME. Even if they don’t take advantage of it, it is attractive.
  • BLACKMAN
    Partner with other departments – acknowledge language and cultural diversity
  • BLACKMAN
    The value of data bases, Faculty class lists, Businesses, Sign in sheets from previous events
    Personalize the emails to your target group.
  • HARSH value of social media for you as instructor – connections you’re able to maintain from across the country, etc.
    CTC Primary focus of social media is to disseminate information about ICT and about professional development. Student idea to have separate Collin Convergence group
  • BLACKMAN
    The value of data bases
    Faculty class lists
    Businesses
    Sign in sheets from previous events
  • BLACKMAN
  • BLACKMAN
  • HARSH
  • BLACKMAN
  • HARSH
  • HARSH
  • HARSH
  • HARSH
  • Ncp nrecruitment2

    1. 1. 1 Recruitment Practices: Making Connections, Maintaining Connections Ann Blackman CTC Program Manager, Collin College Mike Harsh Professor, Collin College
    2. 2. Convergence Center Partners 2 01/29/15
    3. 3. Do You Represent …. 29% 57% 14% 1 2 3 1. K12 2. Higher Education 3. Other NOTE: Example of questions asked at beginning of Info Sessions to know who’s in the audience
    4. 4. Do you currently participate/ have responsibility for any recruitment or retention activities? 1. Yes 2. No 1 2 50%50% NOTE: Example of questions asked at beginning of Info Sessions to know who’s in the audience
    5. 5. 01/29/155 Types of Prospective Students  Recent High School Graduate  Undeclared Major  Entry level technician  Re-careering individual  Post Baccalaureate
    6. 6. 01/29/156 Do We Have Their Attention?
    7. 7. 01/29/157 One Recruitment Event, Over and Over, Right?  Recruitment MUST be a multi-faceted, focused approach.  “We’re creating quality through customization.” -Alicia Huppe, Associate Dean of Recruiting & Programs for New Students, Collin College. NO!
    8. 8. Making Connections Focused Recruitment  Provide “just in time” information  Keep it relevant to what their interest and needs are  Show them the money  Remember - If they’re not a geek, then they know a geek 01/29/158
    9. 9. Making Connections Information Sessions SHORT, INFORMAL One stop shopping – Advisors, high school dual enrollment, internship info etc
    10. 10. Making Connections Information Sessions Keep it interactive – Clickers (we use Turning Technologies) – Passports to stamp, games, etc. – TRY THIS! http://wiffiti.com Let the students and alumni be your ambassadors
    11. 11. Is Convergence Technology... 1 2 3 4 0% 89%7%4% 1. Voice 2. Voice & Video 3. Voice, Video & Data 4. Voice, Video & Data on one secure network NOTE: Example of quiz game used at Info Session in place of a lecture describing value of program
    12. 12. The average salary of Convergence Technician with an AAS degree is... 1 2 3 4 0% 0%100%0%1. $100/year 2. $5/hour 3. $35,000- $50,000/year 4. More than Bill Gates will ever make! NOTE: Example of quiz game used at Info Session in place of a lecture describing value of program.
    13. 13. 01/29/1513 Make It Hands On NOTE: Demo’s can be cheap and easy yet meaningful and engaging … students using their own cell phones to plot wireless strength based on 3 minutes of instruction.
    14. 14. 01/29/1514 Make It Hands On
    15. 15. 01/29/1515 Partners in Recruitment & Retention NOTE: Students lend your recruitment events credibility as well as more energy.
    16. 16. 01/29/1516 Partners in Recruitment & Retention NOTE: Partner a current student with a prospective student. This builds confidence in the current student and provides an additional resource for the prospective student.
    17. 17. 01/29/1517 Partners in Recruitment & Retention NOTE: Encourage the students to create demo’s they have not learned in class – We ALL have got something to learn!
    18. 18. 01/29/1518 Partners in Recruitment & Retention  Recruitment includes not just prospective students, but also The Influencers… Parents, Friends, family Teachers, advisors Employers
    19. 19. 01/29/1519 Partners in Recruitment & Retention NOTE: Inviting Student Services to your department events. Tailor your program so that you have dual enrollment & tech prep advisors available for high school students.
    20. 20. 01/29/1520 Partners in Recruitment & Retention NOTE: Making student services like advisors, co-op program, career services etc turns a recruitment event into a recruitment AND retention event.
    21. 21. Partners in Recruitment & Retention 01/29/1521 B.A. in Information Technology  A new program from the Computer Science and Engineering Department at UNT
    22. 22. Do you agree? 1 2 3 89% 0% 11% 1. Yes 2. No 3. Abstain NOTE: Clickers let you spontaneously add interaction to your presentation.
    23. 23. 01/29/1523 Partners in Recruitment & Retention
    24. 24. Effective Communication Tools  Online Communication – Regular contact that is CUSTOMIZED – Upcoming courses, Promote events, Faculty development  Email & Event Marketing – www.constantcontact.com – www.icontact.com – www.eventbrite.com – www.eventsbot.com – www.verticalresponse.com
    25. 25. Maintaining Connections … Be Social! 01/29/1525 Convergence Technology Center Fan Page Collin College Convergence Group GreenITCenter twitter stream LinkedIn Group: CTC - The Green IT Solution
    26. 26. Effective Communication Tools It’s not ALL online … Advisors Faculty Posters …. And chalk! … And maybe balloons! LISTEN to what others want …
    27. 27. Maintaining Connections  Declare Your Degree Day - is a hand out in class  Focus Groups - are a class visit and/or email survey – Plan TechKnowFire – Suggest “Bringing IT Together” Network Dinners – Participate in recruitment events  Take every opportunity to highlight and acknowledge student accomplishments
    28. 28. Access To Recruitment Materials  www.greenITcenter.org – Choose “Educators” (in brown on left column) – Scroll down and choose “Recruitment Products”  www.greenITcenter.wikispaces.com
    29. 29. In Summary 01/29/1529  Personalize – Communication, Events, and Follow Up  Think Recruitment and Retention  Seek out partnerships  Develop a Year-Round Plan – Think in terms of both in person and online
    30. 30. REMEMBER Your Best Recruitment Tools are Your Students!
    31. 31. Want More? Join us November 5, 2010 for the Texas Community College Technology Forum 31 01/29/15
    32. 32. Want More? Join us December 14 – 16, 2010 for the CTC Winter Retreat Effective Pedagogy of Social Media in the Classroom Gordon Snyder National ICT Center 32 01/29/15
    33. 33. Want More? 01/29/1533 Consider becoming a CTC Mentored College  A lead faculty member to assist  PI or grant staff as an administrative contact  Training for faculty through summer institute  Equipment list  Recruitment plans and event details
    34. 34. Want More? 01/29/1534  The future…IT looks Green Room for your college to join us  Mentored College Applications available from – Helen Sullivan hsullivan@collin.edu  More colleges will be accepted next year
    35. 35. 01/29/1535 For more information: www.greenITcenter.org Ann Blackman ablackman@collin.edu Mike Harsh mharsh@collin.edu "This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0402356. and 0903239. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation."

    ×