Social Media & Apps: Meeting your students where they are


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    1. 1. Social Media & ApplicationsMeeting your students where they areRebecca KnappBusiness Science & Economicand Workforce Development
    2. 2. Mobile Social Media Stats• Americans spend ~2.7 hours a day socializing on their mobile devices• 92% of mobile Internet is to socialize (compared to 79% on desktops)• People use their mobile phones 49% of the time for social networking• Over 1/3 of Facebook’s 600 million+ user base uses Facebook Mobile• 50% of Twitter’s 165 million users use Twitter Mobile• 200 Million+ YouTube views per day on a mobile device• 30% of smartphone users access social networks via mobile browser• Women ages 35-54 are the most active group in mobile socialization
    3. 3. What do their digital lives look like?
    4. 4. Student Survey• Most have smart phones, but not all of them ▫ As many Android as iPhone users
    5. 5. Student Survey• Not as many have iPads as we think ▫ But it was on their Christmas lists…
    6. 6. Student Survey• They cited Blackboard as the social media most used by their professors ▫ Bb isn’t social media
    7. 7. Student Survey• Most popular social sites for college students: Facebook and Instagram ▫ But, they love their YouTube, too.
    8. 8. Connecting “Us” with “Them”
    9. 9. Top 15 Social Networking Sites
    10. 10. Top 15 Social Networking Sites
    11. 11. Top 15 Social Networking Sites
    12. 12. Top 15 Social Networking Sites
    13. 13. Top 15 Social Networking Sites
    14. 14. Top 15 Social Networking Sites
    15. 15. Educators & Social Media
    16. 16. The nuts and bolts of social media
    17. 17. Social Media Tools• ▫ Like Dropbox for email ▫ Offers an easy way to create and share email folders ▫ Set up temporary silos to capture emails you don’t want arriving at your main email address.
    18. 18. Social Media Tools ▫ Designed to let users easily share physical documents with multiple people digitally.
    19. 19. Social Media Tools▫ Schedule events▫ Track whos missing▫ Collect contact info▫ Send auto reminders
    20. 20. Social Media Tools•▫ Upload and share publicly or privately PowerPoint presentations, Word documents and Adobe PDF Portfolios
    21. 21. Social Media Tools
    22. 22. Productivity Apps• ▫ Free QR code creator
    23. 23. Productivity Apps• ▫ Cloud-based presentation software that opens up a new world between whiteboards and slides.
    24. 24. Productivity Apps• Dunno ▫ Create a note and let Dunno do the research. ▫ Youll get web pages, blogs, Wikipedia, images, news, videos, tweets, songs, podcasts and more. ▫ Notes and research are instantly saved and shared across your Apple devices.
    25. 25. Productivity Apps• ▫ Makes productivity as easy as writing a tweet. ▫ Cross between note-taking and to do listing that helps you forget less, do more and feel in control. ▫ Just add # in front of any word to create a category on the fly. ▫ Put @ in front of a username to send it to that person.
    26. 26. Productivity Apps• Checkmark ▫ Checkmark is an iOS app that lets you set alerts based on location and time.
    27. 27. Productivity Apps• ▫ Lets you post your long-term goals, and then strike them off and distribute them across social networks as you surpass them.
    28. 28. Productivity Apps• Transcribe ▫ Audio-transcription Web app for Chrome, one that works entirely offline ▫ Not restricted by a dependence on connectivity.
    29. 29. Productivity Apps• Paper by Fifty Three ▫ If youre looking to turn your iPad into a blank slate that you can easily, beautifully fill with anything from a sketch to a flow-chart, a list to an diagram, get Paper and get creating.
    30. 30. Productivity Apps• EverNote ▫ Lets you take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, record voice reminders – and makes these notes completely searchable.
    31. 31. Productivity Apps• Google Goggles ▫ Search by taking a picture: point your mobile phone camera at a painting, a famous landmark, a barcode or QR code, a product, a storefront, or a popular image.
    32. 32. Productivity Apps• CamScanner ▫ CamScanner turns your phone into a scanner and a fax machine. ▫ Auto-crops image, enhances image quality and creates a PDF file ▫ Shares PDFs via email, fax or printed via Internet, uploaded to cloud, and managed by tagging or searching.
    33. 33. Thank you for coming! Any questions?
    34. 34. References• Apple - Web apps - Productivity. Apple.• A Social Media Cartoon Break - YouTube. YouTube.• Believe It Or Not, We’re Spending More Time Socializing on Our Phones than Eating | iMedia inc.. (n.d.). iMedia inc.,• Brodock, K. 9 Ways Students Can Use Social Media to Boost Their Careers. Mashable. media/• Dobrygoski, T. 30 of the Best Android Apps You Should Have in 2013 - Lifehack. Lifehack - Tips for Life.• Nauert, R. College Students Addicted to Social Media, Study Finds | LiveScience . Science News – Science Articles and Current Events | LiveScience.• Petronzio, M. The Teachers Guide to Facebook. Mashable.• Pidaparthy, U. How colleges use, misuse social media to reach students - - Breaking News, U.S., World, Weather, Entertainment & Video News.• Smith, K. Best Productivity Apps - Business Insider. Business Insider.• Smith, K. 100 Best Apps - Business Insider. Business Insider.• Top 15 Most Popular Social Networking Sites. (n.d.). eBizMBA - The eBusiness Knowledgebase. Retrieved January 15, 2013, from• Wauters, R. 35 of the Best Productivity & Lifehack Apps of 2012. The Next Web - International technology news, business & culture. 2012/?utm_source=referral&utm_content=35%20of%20the%20best%20productivity%20and%20lifehack%20apps%20of%202012&awesm=tnw.to_k0 Ycc&utm_medium=copy-paste-link&utm_campaign=social%20media• iOS apps reviews, how to advice, and news. Macworld - News, tips, and reviews from the Apple experts.