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Social Media for Adult Education

Description

OTAN has been following and documenting the ways adult education field uses social media. This workshop will highlight best practices and offer hands-on practice for different social media tools. The following list of activities will be customized to the needs of the participants:

  • Explore ways agencies use Facebook pages and instructors use Facebook groups successfully to engage current and potential adult learners,
  • ¬†Distinguish between features such as news feed, timeline, privacy settings for post, friends lists, events, pages, groups and apps
  • Participate in a Facebook group and create your own
  • Understand Twitter basics and identify who to follow
  • Identify strategies to engage learners to interact professionally through social media and expand their education.

Prerequisites: Participants should have basic computer and internet skills.

For more information about this and other OTAN Workshops contact OTAN at support@otan.us or call 916-228-2580.

Length

3 hours

Format

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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN180031 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.