Social Media for Adult Education
OTAN has been following and documenting the ways adult education field uses social media. This workshop will highlight promising practices and offer hands-on practice. 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.