Why is EDUCAUSE the best thinking in Higher Ed IT?
- provide an active learning opportunity
- increase interactivity, engagement, and cooperation
- develop 21st century skills
An experiential learning activity facilitating the use of mobile social, including user generated content and student driven content (links, images, video) captured and shared on mobile devices, using mobile apps, browsers, and social media (Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, and more).
Develop an argument using social media to answer the question outlined above. The tasks outlined below will assist you in your data collection, research, and evidence building in order to develop your argument and earn points. This information gathered on mobile devices will be shared through mobile social media apps.
The team with the most points wins!
Note: Tips in helping you complete the tasks will be tweeted out by @tjoosten or @csoleil using the hashtag #edusocmedia
Develop and tweet the name of your group and it's members using the hashtag #edusocmedia. Include your group name as a hashtag on all of your posts (e.g., #teamx). 5 points
Create a Facebook fan page for your group where you will share your research and evidence answering the questions, “Why is EDUCAUSE the best thinking in Higher Ed IT?” Tweet out the URL using #edusocmedia #teamx. 20 points
Find an article or blog by someone reflecting on the annual EDUCAUSE conference and share out on Twitter using #edusocmedia #teamx. 10 points*
Post an image of something that represents the conference on Twitter or another social media tool using #edusocmedia #teamx. 10 points*
Post an image of 5 or more attendees at EDUCAUSE on Flickr or another image sharing tool using #edusocmedia #teamx. 20 points*
Post a 30 sec+ video of an individual discussing why they feel EDUCAUSE is the best thinking in Higher Ed IT on Youtube or another video sharing tool and tag with #edusocmedia #teamx. 20 points*
Post a 30 sec+ video with one EDUCAUSE staff member discussing why they feel EDUCAUSE is the best thinking in Higher Ed IT on Youtube or another video sharing tool and tag with #edusocmedia #teamx. 20 points*
Find a video of an individual discussing their EDUCAUSE experience and post on your Facebook fan page or Tweet tag with #edusocmedia #teamx. 10 points*
Share your images, videos, and articles collected on your Facebook fan page. 50 points
*tasks can be done more than once to score additional points
Reply to another team’s tweet, 5 points
Each Youtube video or other of another team favorites/liked, 5 points
Including your location on social media updates, 5 points
Each "tip" you tweet out to the other teams*, 10 points