OTEN has over 30 Facebook Pages, the main OTEN page has over 4,000 fans and some of the other pages have up to 800 fans.
Facebook is all about community, students engage each other informally and share ideas and resources and encourage each other.
When Engaging Users on FB Pages, there are 3 basic things to remember. Respondto student questions/problemsAskquestions,Postany good news stories, links, resource. These are the basics and if you stick with these you should have a successful page.The more you put into it the more you and your students will get out of it.
There is a right and wrong way to engage students. Remember that facebook is an informal environment and should be treated as such.
What we have shown you today are just a few of the tools that the networked teacher
Social Media In Vocational Distance Education
TAFE Connect Social Media @ OTEN Paul KingSocial Media Coordinator - WSI OTEN
OTEN Youtube ChannelOur Distance Ed Promotional Video•Viewed over 10,000 times•Embedded in multiple Dist Ed & Education Sites
Maritime & OpticalMaritime Channel•Total Uploaded Views over 85,000 Health Services Channel •Total Uploaded Views over 8,000
LinkedIn – OTEN AlumniLinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking site• A new member joins LinkedIn every second• One million Australians are on LinkedIn• 95% of companies using social media for recruitment use LinkedIn• Are you on LinkedIn?
OTEN Facebook PresenceOTEN has over 30 Facebook Pages OTEN Facebook Page
Engaging UsersCommunity Our students are on social media. We should be too!! Now used by all Major Universities around the world.
Engaging Users on FB Pages 3 Basics Actions• Respond to student questions/problems• Ask questions• Post any good news stories, links, resources etc
Paul King – Social Media Strategist, WSI - OTENLinkedIn: http://au.linkedin.com/in/paulduncankingTwitter: www.twitter.com/paulduncankingEmail: email@example.com
Helpful URL’s• 100 Ways You Should Be Using Facebook in Your Classroom http://www.onlinec ollege.org/2009/10/20/100-ways-you-should-be-using-facebook-in-your-classroom/• Every Teachers must have guide to Facebook http://edudemic.com/2011/01/every-teachers-must-have-guide-to-facebook/• Facebook for Educators Course http://climoodle.cli.det.nsw.edu.au/course/view.php?id=85