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CTE & Social Media


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Presentation for the SC Education and Business Summit June 2016

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CTE & Social Media

  1. 1. CTE & Social Media: Resources, Examples, and Information You Can Use Dr. Curtis R. Rogers Communications Director
  2. 2. Overview O SC State Library and Discus – SC’s Virtual Library O Brief History of Social Media O Do’s & Don’ts of Social Media in Education O Social Media Specifically in CTE O Brainstorm!
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  5. 5. Brief History of Social Media O 1971 - The first email was delivered. O 1985 - The America Online (AOL) service opened. O 1995 -Newsweek headlines an article: The Internet? Bah! Hype alert: Why cyberspace isn't, and will never be, nirvana. O 1997 - The Web had one million sites. O 1998 - Google opens as a major Internet search engine and index. O 2002 - AOL had 34 million members. O 2003 – MySpace launched. LinkedIn was started as a business-oriented social networking site for professionals. There were more than 3 billion Web pages. Apple introduced the online music service iTunes. O 2004 - Facebook, another social networking website, was started for students at Harvard College. O 2007 - Apple released the iPhone multimedia and Internet smartphone. O 2008 - Facebook surpassed MySpace in the total number of monthly unique visitors. O 2009 - Facebook ranked as the most-used social network worldwide with more than 200 million. Google saw one trillion unique URLs – after eliminating duplicate entries. O 2010 - Facebook's rapid growth moved it above 400 million users. O 2011 - Social media were accessible from virtually anywhere and had become an integral part of our daily lives with more than 550 million people on Facebook, 65 million tweets sent through Twitter each day, and 2 billion video views every day on YouTube. LinkedIn has 90 million professional users.
  6. 6. Social Media Today (2016)
  7. 7. Why aren’t you using Social Media in your CTE Program?
  8. 8. Stop doing what no longer works! Try something new (If you’re allowed to)
  9. 9. • Post updates and comments. • Connect with colleagues with whom you feel safe. DO • Follow your students on Facebook. • Comment on status updates of your students. DON’T
  10. 10. • Control your privacy settings. • Take care when posting pictures of others. DO • Connect with parents on social media (unless you’re friends) • Drink and tweet or post. DON’T The DOs and DON’Ts for teachers on social media by Jeff Dunn
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  13. 13. Brainstorm! What could work for your program? What kinds of resources and information could you provide via social media?
  14. 14. THANK YOU!!! ODr. Curtis R. Rogers O803-734-8928 O O