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  1. 1. ROSE STATE COLLEGEMULT 1103/Social Media Tools & StrategiesSP2013INSTRUCTOR INFORMATIONDonna Wilson, ProfessorOffice: BS114Office HoursE-mail Address: dwilson@rose.eduPhone Number: 405-733-7472COURSE DESCRIPTIONThis course will provide students with the essentials of using the most popularsocial media tools and leveraging those tools in combination to multiply theirpotential audience. The student will be introduced to strategies and tactics ofusing the tools to enhance the impact of their message. Armed with this newmedia equation, individuals and businesses of all sizes can reach a globalaudience.COURSE INFORMATIONPrerequisite course(s) or skill(s) noneSection 9036/MULT 1103/Social Media Tools & StrategiesTime/Location - DL - Tuesday or Wednesday will be an online meeting as requiredTEXTBOOK/SUPPLIES INFORMATIONThe Social Media Survival Guide: Strategies, Tactics, and Tools for Succeedingin the Social Web 2nd editionAuthor: Deltina HayISBN: 1884995705Helpful supplies/ materials: Use the Textbook CD for Lesson files; USB Memorykeys/CD - (Optional)(Storing files and Backup)CLASS COMPUTER USAGEAll course sections at RSC may be Web enhanced and require some level of accessto a computer and the College utilized Learning Management System. Free accessto computers is available to all enrolled students in the Learning ResourcesCenter and in other Academic Division computer laboratories.REQUIRED TECHNOLOGYStudents must be comfortable with a computer and have access to the internet. Wewill also be meeting online, therefore you will either need a computer withmic/webcam or use a smartphone for the online meeting requirements. The FinalPresentation is required that you present online!COMPUTER LAB ASSISTANCEThe Learning Resources Center (east building on campus) has two computer labs(Reference on the first floor and Audio-Visual on the second floor) wherestudents may receive personal assistance in logging into the campus network,D2L, or student e-mail. Other general help with computers and assistance inlocating information is available, as well.COURSE OBJECTIVES/EXPECTED OUTCOMESUpon completion of this class, the student will…use and apply the tools of social mediaimplement strategies and tactics when setting up accounts that demonstrate anintegration of social media tools within your web presencedemonstrate a general understanding of media, marketing, and collaborationtheory as they apply to social media usageCOURSE POLICIESSTUDENT RESPONSIBILITIESThe student is responsible for:-Having access to D2L
  2. 2. -Checking once a day the D2L for updates-Reading and using the required text and online handouts-Keeping up with the schedule-Getting assignments in on time-Completing the projectsElectronic CommunicationElectronic communication is:-the official means for communication to the students of Rose State College. TheCollege will send communications to students via e-mail and will expect thatthose communications are received and read in a timely manner.-Thus, all Rose State College students are issued a student e-mail account. TheCollege will direct all electronic communications to the college-issued e-mailaddress. Students should monitor the college assigned student e-mail account ona frequent and consistent basis in order to remain informed.Student EmailEffective Spring 2007, all Rose State College students have access to a freeEmail account. Faculty and administrative offices will use your RSC Emailaddress to communicate with you. You should regularly check your Email account.Your Email address will be in this format: password is your birthdate in this format: mmddyyyy (no dashes orslashes).You may access the Email account through Internet Explorer (or other web browserof your choice). Navigate to this address: http://Stuwebmail.rose.eduYou may also access your Email account from a link on the Rose State College website: http://www.rose.eduA link to a helpful PDF file covering the features of your Email account isavailable at the web site.If you have questions or problems with your account, contact Student Activitiesat 733-7376.The Student Success CenterThe Student Success Center is designed to help students… personal growth,professional development and academic progress from enrollment throughgraduation. Our goal is to connect students with resources, guidance and otherservices to ensure their student success. Additionally, we offer study skillsworkshops, learning styles assessments and other valuable tools to help studentsmake the most out of their college experience. The Student Success Center isconveniently housed in the Student Services Building, room 106; open M-F, 8:00a.m. … 5:00 p.m. and by appointment. Please call us at 733-7334 or stop by formore information.Rose State College Bookstore URLThe Bookstore may be accessed online at: http://www.rosestate.bkstr.comPROFESSOR RESPONSIBILITIESThe Professor is responsible for:-providing the course content online-providing a course schedule-providing online information/resources (see Course Content section)-providing support as needed (emails, on-site meetings, online meetings)ATTENDANCE & PARTICIPATIONStudents must participate in an academic activity on a weekly basis to beconsidered attending. Examples of academic activities include, but are not
  3. 3. limited to, contributing to a class discussion, completing a quiz or exam,completing an assignment, initiating contact with a faculty member to ask acourse-related question, or participating in class activities or otherattendance requirements as established by the instructor. A student?s failure toactively participate in any course may result in his or her beingadministratively withdrawn (AW) for lack of attendance. If so, the AW will notrelieve the student of his or her financial obligation to the college for theclass.ATTENDANCE AND AW?SIn response to new Federal regulations for documenting online studentattendance, new language is being required for ALL online classes and placed inthe class syllabus.AW POLICYStudents may be administratively withdrawn for lack of attendance and/orparticipation during the first week of an 8-week semester, or first two weeks ofthe 16 week semester.IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBERAW grades - February 4thLast day to withdraw - March 4thFinal Project Due Date - March 14th 9PM-10PM(REQUIRED TO PASS THE CLASS)GRADING SCALEA= 550-495| B= 494-440 | C= 439-385 | D=384-330 | F=329 & BELOWI will meet you in the middle, not on either end! Every student begins my classwith an "A". What you do with the "A" is determined by your performance,participation, and effort! I DO NOT give "Incompletes" for this class.ASSIGNMENTSThe course covers skills based on the assignment checklist found in the contentarea. I will grade you on assignments located in the Course Content and theDiscussions/Wordpress Blogs. Go to the Weekly Assignments documents (Contentarea) to locate more information on the required assignments.ASSIGNMENTS=250 PTS| DISCUSSIONS=50 PTS|2 QUIZZES=100 PTS| FINAL PROJECT=150 PTSPROJECTA Final Project is required at the end of the semester. Students must completethe final project as a part of the overall assessment of the skills gained forthe class.It will be presented online March 14th 9-10PM. All students mustpresent using Google+Students MUST complete the project to pass the class! It MUST be presentedonline!RECOMMENDED STUDY METHOD(S)Online classes require students to work on an independent basis and requireself-discipline. Allow at least 4-8 hours a week to complete the assignmentsstudy the course content.* Be online at least once a day checking for updated postings!* Use the Course Content to access all of the Course Information.* Follow the Calendar and get work in on time or ahead of time!!* Use the D2L email to correspond with me!* Use the Discussion Board!* Complete assignments early in case you have trouble submitting. DO NOT wait tosubmit work!* Read the syllabus and lesson instructions completely.* Print out materials and complete the required Project!* READ THE TEXT… you cannot pass the class without doing this!STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICESThe Learning Resources Center(on the east end of campus) provides services for
  4. 4. on-campus and online/distance students. Traditional library resources, referencelibrarians, support for distance learning classes, assistance with the learningmanagement online system, electronic databases, computer access, tutoring, andtesting. During the 16-week semesters, LRC hours are Mondays through Thursdays,7:30 am to 10 pm; Fridays, 7:30 am to 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 am to 4 pm; Sundays,1-8 pm. (Interim and summer hours vary.) For information, please call 733-7543.Rose State College complies with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and theAmericans with Disabilities Act. Students with disabilities who seekaccommodations must make their request by contacting the Office of DisabilitiesServices, located in LRC 125 or call 733-7407. The student will be asked toprovide documentation concerning the disability. All accommodations must beapproved by the Office of Disability ServicesSTUDENT POLICIESAcademic IntegrityRose State College expects students to understand and to follow basic standardsof honesty and integrity. Some common violations of these basic standards ofacademic integrity include but are not limited to, plagiarism, cheating on testsand examinations, presenting work completed for one course as original work foranother, and other forms of dishonest performance on college assignments, asexplained below.Plagiarism means the use of the thoughts, ideas, words, phrases or research ofanother person or source as ones own without explicit and accurate credit tothe original author. Cheating on examinations of any kind (quizzes, midterms,finals, etc.) includes copying another students answers, exchanginginformation, using notes or books unless expressly permitted to do so by theinstructor, or gaining access to examinations prior to the actual taking of suchexaminations. Other examples of academic dishonesty include, but are not limitedto, copying or preparing another persons work; or buying preparedpapers.Assisting anyone to engage in any of the violations described abovequalifies as academic dishonesty.All rules and standards of academic integrity apply equally to all electronicmedia, particularly all intranet and internet activities. This is especiallytrue for any form of plagiarism, ranging from submission as ones own all orpart of a paper obtained from an internet source to failure to cite properly aninternet source.