Instructional Technology offers support and training on several social media techologies to keep students, faculty and staff current with emerging online trends.
Manage Your Online Presence: What Potential Employers Look For
Learn how to build and maintain your online personal and professional identity using social media. This workshop will cover the process of building a presence and recommend social services and techniques for making your best impression on peers and future employers.
Introduction to Blogging in WordPress
If you are a student required to use a WordPress blog for class, a faculty member looking to use WordPress to manage your class site, or anyone interested in starting a website or blog in WordPress and you don't know where to start, this workshop is for you. Learn the basics of maintaining a WordPress site/blog, including how to create posts, manage categories and tags, insert media on a page and change your site's design. Register online for this workshop on our workshop schedule page.
Facebook for University Offices (Faculty/Staff Only)
Our trainer will walk you through the process of creating a Facebook Page for your Office, including how to set up and maintain a Page in accordance with University and social networking best practices. Faculty and staff elected to become administrators (those who will create and maintain the Page) should request Facebook training. Marketing and IT recommend at least 2-3 administrators per Page.
Faculty and Staff:
Faculty may contact the Faculty Resource Center for assistance with using social media tools to support your learning outcomes.
Faculty and staff may contact the Training team for assistance with a variety of social media tools and applications, or with social media-related projects such as:
- Setting up an official department Facebook Page in accordance with University best practices (download the QuickStart Guide PDF)
- Creating a Twitter presence for University office/school, or requesting a customized Twitter workshop for your staff or students.
- Requesting a trainer for a customized in-class workshop for your staff or students.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Our Training department offers several basic to intermediate level workshops to help you prepare for an increasingly online, technical work environment. Register online to see what workshops we offer for specific technologies. All workshops will be held in Moody Hall 309.
- Create an avatar and account
- Create an account through the NMC
- Second Life Support Portal
- Second Life Wiki
Help! I have to use Second Life for class but it's so confusing. Can someone just teach me how to move around and change my avatar's clothes?
Faculty can request a trainer to lead a workshop on navigating Second Life to train students onthe mechanics of Second Life. In this workshop, we will cover navigating around the World, interacting with objects, customizing clothes and avatar appearances, chatting and using Second Life URLs to teleport different places. Any St. Edward's student, faculty or staff member can request one-on-one training to cover this content as well.
I'm a faculty member and I would like my students to use Second Life for my class. Who can I speak to about using Second Life in the classroom?
Contact the Faculty Resource Center for Second Life classroom assistance. Our staff will work one-on-one with you to come up with Second Life solutions tailored to your course needs.