Region 8 Technology Seminar 2010

As previously announced, a NACADA Technology Seminar for 30-35 participants will be held just before the regional conference in Seattle in January. Detailed information (including registration instructions) will be posted soon.

January 24th, 2010     9 a.m. – 5 p.m.     University of Washington campus


January 25th, 2010     9 a.m. – Noon     Hyatt @ Olive 8 (conference hotel)

The NACADA Region 8 Conference Technology Seminar will be a hands on, interactive advising technology experience with a focus on utilizing the latest web-based technologies including: Blogs, Wikis, Twitter, Facebook Pages, RSS/Content Re-purposing, MS Outlook Enhancements, Web Statistics/Assessment, Online Surveys/Forms and Social Bookmarking. In addition to learning how to use these tools, attendees will be given the tools to implement an academic advising-oriented social media communications planning framework.

This seminar is for advisors who identify as having an intermediate to advanced comfort level with technology. Participants will be expected to bring a wi-fi capable laptop.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this seminar, participants will be able to:

  • Engage in hands-on experiential learning about technological tools for academic advising, specifically web 2.0 and social media resources.
  • Evaluate various online tools and resources and their applicable uses for advising.
  • Identify online tools and resources to implement for academic advising at respective institutions.

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