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1 Dr. Matt Varga University of West Georgia Assistant Professor of Counselor Education and College Student Affairs Jonna Greer University of West Georgia & Agnes Scott College Graduate Assistant

2 Why Technology? Astin (1984) – an institution’s policies contribute to student development. Levine and Dean (2012) – technology is a developing area inside and outside of the classroom Ellison, Steinfield and Lampe (2007) – students are more connected to campus and informed of campus activities Tinto (1993) – Increased engagement and connection contributes to student success.

3 Presentation Outcomes Develop knowledge of the needs of multiple generations of students and the role of technology within the generations. Explore the importance of engaging students through technology Discuss the different types of technology available for free and for cost Gain understanding of best usage for your office and campus

4 Types of Technology Social Media Online learning tools Online Storage Sites Polling software Online forms Assessment and Survey sites

5 Technology for Multiple Generations What does this tell us? Source:

6 Factors to Consider when Implementing Technology Amount Usage Branding Staffing Connecting

7 Social media Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Current Generation Tech-Savy Engagement Democratic Benefits Spatial Boundaries Temporal Boundaries Endless Information Research and Supporting Use

8 How often do you utilize social media in your profession?

9 Passive programming – post facts and statistics Photo competitions Directly invite students to events (must be friends first) Post daily information such as the weather to gain loyalty Promote your brand and show students what your office is all about Programming and Marketing with Social Media

10 Instagram: Agnes Scott College Center for Student Engagement’s Instagram page University of West Georgia’s Weekend Programming Instagram Facebook: Agnes Scott College Center for Student Engagement’s Facebook page Example Social Media

11 Page Multiple managers Page analytics for posts Organization or business No direct updates on notifications Must invite students to events through your personal friends Person Only one login Some direct updates on notifications – goes through news feed Can invite all of your “friends” to an event No page analytics Group Multiple managers under personal account No analytics Organization or business Direct updates on notifications Create events and share files Must join group to have full access Facebook Page, Person or Group

12 Facebook Page

13 Facebook Person

14 Facebook Group

15 Twitter Hashtags: Use for “What to do?” at your campus. Organize tweets Tweet topics Questions to consider: How many hashtags are too much? What hash tags are my students using? #NASPA2014

16 Blackboard Engage students through discussions Create online orientation module or leadership course Moodle Leadership retreat resources (online storage) Safe Zone Training and materials Online Learning Tools

17 Online Applications and Forms Wufoo Advantages: Clean interface, themes, online payment, export to pdf or excel Fee required for full service Can also be used for assessment Can only share with purchase of multiple users Google Drive Forms Advantages: Easy to share with other google users, automatically into excel No Fee required Can also be used for assessment Can also be used for storage and shared via gmail

18 Wufoo Application

19 Google Form

20 Survey Gizmo Surveys can be duplicated Reports can be downloaded Share via and social media Costs for more advanced themes and analytics Google Forms Can share forms with other users via Gmail Downloads into live excel format Data analysis sheet cuts off some responses Easy to use and pre-created templates Share via and social media Survey Monkey Use one shared login No analytics Can be downloaded in multiple formats Share via and social media Costs for upgrades such as theme and analytics Surveys and Assessment Tools

21 Survey Gizmo

22 Google Form

23 Survey Monkey

24 Video Technology Engages visual learners Pride assists with participation Dalton State College Road Runner Respect Video Project Source: Daltonstate.edu

25 On a sheet of paper, write down three words that describe your office, or program, etc. Technology Branding Activity

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