DDWSU: Personal Digital Hub Example

We wanted to share one example of what should be included in your Digital Hub.

Special thanks to Jasmine Higgins for allowing us to share her Digital Hub from last semester.

Be sure to follow Jasmine on twitter here: http://www.twitter.com/_jshiggins

Week 8 (10/15/14): Blogging

Blogging

Reminder: We will not have a normal class next week. Instead, each student will meet with us individually in our office (Millett Hall 426) to discuss his/her digital hub project.

Out-of-class assignments for Week 9:

  • Complete SCMD 125 lesson & exam and send a screenshot of your exam pass screen to us via e-mail.
  • Create one Squerb
    • Share the Squerb with our class
    • Your goal is to get 20 people to squerb your topic
    • Share Squerb infographic with results on Tuesday before 11:59pm
  • Complete 10 SoMe posts on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn & Google+. Details of the SoMe post assignment:
    • You must do 10 SoMe posts over the course of the week. Week starts Thursday morning and ends Wednesday at 6 p.m.
    • You can post as much as you want, but you get credit for only 2 posts per day. The 2 posts must be on different platforms (e.g., one on Twitter & one on Facebook).
    • You must post at least 2 messages to each platform (i.e., Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, G+) over the course of the week.
    • Each original post must contain the proper class hashtag (i.e., #DDWSU).
    • Detailed commenting on a classmate’s post (e.g., perspective on an article posted) does count towards the 10 total posts for the week. If the comment is within Facebook, LinkedIn, or Google+, it does not need to contain the class hashtag because we can see it in the post stream.
    • Here is a sample calendar for planning posts to meet the requirements:

Week 5

If you have any questions or need clarification about these assignments, let us know before beginning.

Personal Digital Hub Office Sign-ups

Personal Digital Hub

The link below will allow you to sign up for your 1-on-1 with us to talk through your Digital Hub Project.

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0845a4a62fa2fe3-personal2

This is a first come, first serve process.  Sign up early to get your spot.

These are the only hours to meet with us.

If you miss this meeting you will automatically lose 10% on your Digital Hub Project.

Week 7 (10/8/14): Digital Hub Review & Presentation Tools

Digital Hub Review & Presentation Tools

Out-of-class assignments for Week 8:

Squerbs are required to be complete before 11:59 on Tuesday 10/14/2014 for class credit.

Squerb the new Subway “Bikini season may be over, but there’s more reasons right around the corner to stay fit with delicious, low-fat sandwiches” video. [SQUERB HERE]

 

 

Complete 10 SoMe posts on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn & Google+. Details of the SoMe post assignment:

  • You must do 10 SoMe posts over the course of the week. Week starts Thursday morning and ends Wednesday at 6 p.m.
  • You can post as much as you want, but you get credit for only 2 posts per day. The 2 posts must be on different platforms (e.g., one on Twitter & one on Facebook).
  • You must post at least 2 messages to each platform (i.e., Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, G+) over the course of the week.
  • Each original post must contain the proper class hashtag (i.e., #DDWSU).
  • Detailed commenting on a classmate’s post (e.g., perspective on an article posted) does count towards the 10 total posts for the week. If the comment is within Facebook, LinkedIn, or Google+, it does not need to contain the class hashtag because we can see it in the post stream.
  • Here is a sample calendar for planning posts to meet the requirements:

Week 5

Extra credit opportunities

For this week: Vine & Instagram Challenge (due by the start of class on 10/15)

  • Create a Vine, Instagram or Hyperlapse video, demonstrating what you like about being a student at WSU
  • Upload the video to Twitter (and Facebook if you want)
  • Create a brief description of the video and use the class hashtag (#DDWSU)

For next week: Eddie McClintock Master Class

  • Attend COM Dept. alumnus Eddie McClintock’s master class on Friday, 10/17/14 in CAC M 252 from 1 – 2:30 p.m.
  • Live-tweet from the master class, identifying key content Eddie is speaking about
    • Minimum of 4 tweets
    • Use Eddie’s twitter handle (@EddieMcClintock)
    • Use class hashtag (#DDWSU) and any hashtags Eddie is using for the master class

Alternative for those who cannot attend the master class:

If you have any questions or need clarification about these assignments, let us know before beginning.

Week 6 (10/1/14): #DDWSU Alumni & Digital Hub Project Review

#DDWSU Alumni & Digital Hub Project Review

Don’t forget to Squerb this week’s in-class video and let us know your thoughts: [SQUERB HERE]

PopKey

By now you should have received your invitation to Ello.  Remember to invite 5 friends and connect to your #DDWSU classmates.  

Out-of-class assignments for Week 7:

  • Review Digital Information World’s Beginner’s overview of visual content as the future of SoMe: [INFOGRAPHIC]
  • Read Social Media Week’s overview of Instagram tools to grow your audience: [ARTICLE]
  • Read Mashable’s Beginner’s Guide to Instagram: [ARTICLE]
  • Review Mashable’s comparison of YouTube vs. Vimeo: [ARTICLE]
  • Watch Instagram documentary [VIDEO]

    • Once you have watched the Instagram documentary, go to Squerb and let us know what you think here: [SQUERB HERE]
  • Complete SCMD 121 lesson & exam and send a screenshot of your exam pass screen to us via e-mail.
  • Complete 10 SoMe posts on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn & Google+. Details of the SoMe post assignment:
    • You must do 10 SoMe posts over the course of the week. Week starts Thursday morning and ends Wednesday at 6 p.m.
    • You can post as much as you want, but you get credit for only 2 posts per day. The 2 posts must be on different platforms (e.g., one on Twitter & one on Facebook).
    • You must post at least 2 messages to each platform (i.e., Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, G+) over the course of the week.
    • Each original post must contain the proper class hashtag (i.e., #DDWSU).
    • Detailed commenting on a classmate’s post (e.g., perspective on an article posted) does count towards the 10 total posts for the week. If the comment is within Facebook, LinkedIn, or Google+, it does not need to contain the class hashtag because we can see it in the post stream.
    • Here is a sample calendar for planning posts to meet the requirements:

Week 5

If you have any questions or need clarification about these assignments, let us know before beginning.

Week 5 (9/24/14): LinkedIn, Google+ & Squerb

LinkedIn, Google+ & Squerb

Review of SoMe posts & first Hootsuite exam
Discussed: Cuddlr

LinkedIn:

  • Start a LinkedIn account for class OR check & update your existing account for completeness
  • Full name
  • Professional profile pic
  • Summary statement
  • Industry
  • Education
  • Experience
  • Skills
  • Join the class LinkedIn Alumni Group (Digital Done Wright)
  • LinkIn with classmates

Google+:

  • Full name
  • Profile pic
  • Work, if applicable
  • School
  • Education
  • Experience
  • Skills
  • Follow class G+ Page (Digital Done Wright)
  • Create a class Circle (e.g., SoMe & Digital COM)
  • Add Digital Done Wright & classmates to the class Circle

Guest speaker: Chris Biscoe, CEO, Squerb

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Out-of-class assignments for Week 6:

  • Read: Mashable’s Beginner’s Guide to LinkedIn: [ARTICLE HERE]
  • Watch Martin Shervington’s guide to starting on Google+ [VIDEO HERE]
    • Once you have watched Martin Shervington’s guide to starting on Google+, go to Squerb and let us know what you think here: [SQUERB HERE]
  • Review the Undercover Recruiter’s Ultimate guide on LinkedIn profiles [INFOGRAPHIC HERE]
    • Once you have reviewed the Undercover Recruiter’s Ultimate guide on LinkedIn profiles infographic, go to Squerb and let us know what you think here: [SQUERB HERE]
  • Review Digital Information World’s Google+ timeline [INFOGRAPHIC HERE]

Complete SCMD 120 lesson & exam and send a screenshot of your exam pass screen to us via e-mail prior to class on Wednesday.

Complete 10 SoMe posts on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn & Google+. Details of the SoMe post assignment:

  • You must do 10 SoMe posts over the course of the week. Week starts Thursday morning and ends Wednesday at 6 p.m.
  • You can post as much as you want, but you get credit for only 2 posts per day. The 2 posts must be on different platforms (e.g., one on Twitter & one on Facebook).
  • You must post at least 2 messages to each platform (i.e., Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, G+) over the course of the week.
  • Each original post must contain the proper class hashtag (i.e., #DDWSU).
  • Detailed commenting on a classmate’s post (e.g., perspective on an article posted) does count towards the 10 total posts for the week. If the comment is within Facebook,
  • LinkedIn, or Google+, it does not need to contain the class hashtag because we can see it in the post stream.

Here is a sample calendar for planning posts to meet the requirements:


Week 5

If you have any questions or need clarification about these assignments, let us know before beginning.

Week 4 (9/17/14): Social Recruiting & Job Seeking Tools

Social Recruiting & Job Seeking Tools

  • Reviewed first week of SoMe posts & Squerbs
  • Discussed: Urban Outfitters SoMe/PR situation
  • “Truckers Hitch” had 310 views on Wednesday.
    • As of this post, they now have close to 1.5 million views in 3 days.
    • Would you consider the “Truckers Hitch” a success?

You’re Welcome!

Reviewed new social recruiting/job seeking tools:

Out-of-class assignments for Week 5:

  • Read: Mashable’s article on what college students should use LinkedIn for: [ARTICLE HERE]
    • Once you have read about What Every College Student Should Post on LinkedIn, go to Squerb and let us know what you think here: [SQUERB HERE]
  • Review: Visually’s (via LinkedIn in 30 Minutes) info graphic on what recruiters look for on LinkedIn:  [INFOGRAPHIC HERE]
  • Read SocialMediaToday’s article on LinkedIn profile tips: [ARTICLE HERE]

Complete 10 SoMe posts on Twitter & Facebook. Details of the SoMe post assignment:

  • You must do 10 SoMe posts over the course of the week. Week starts Thursday morning and ends Wednesday at 6 p.m.
  • You can post as much as you want, but you get credit for only 2 posts per day. The 2 posts must be on different platforms (i.e., one on Twitter & one on Facebook).
  • You must post at least 5 messages to each platform (i.e., Twitter & Facebook) over the course of the week.
  • Each original post must contain the proper class hashtag (i.e., #DDWSU).
  • Detailed commenting on a classmate’s post (e.g., perspective on an article posted) does count towards the 10 total posts for the week. If the comment is within Facebook, it does not need to contain the class hashtag because we can see it in the post stream.
  • Here is a sample calendar for planning posts to meet the requirements:

SOME Example Week 4

If you have any questions or need clarification about these assignments, let us know before beginning.

Hootsuite University

  • You should all now have access to Hootsuite University.
  • Complete SCMD 115 lesson & exam and send a screenshot of your exam pass screen to us via e-mail. (Prior to class on Wednesday for credit)
  • How do I access Hootsuite University? (See below)
  • After you have completed Hootsuite University SCMD 115 exam, let us know what you think here: [SQUERB HERE]

How do I access Hootsuite University?

As part of this program, you now have free access to Hootsuite Pro and Hootsuite University for 90 days.

To activate your account, please follow these simple steps:

  1. Follow the instructions in the email* you receive from Hootsuite with the subject “Access Your New Hootsuite Account”, and be sure to click on the activation link within 24 hours. If your activation link from Step #1 expires, simply click this link and create a new password.
  2. Visit Hootsuite University and click “Login” in the top right hand corner. If you are logged-in to your Hootsuite account, you should be able to login without having to enter any additional credentials.
  3. Create a Hootsuite University Profile. You can access this by selecting Profile and then choosing “My Account”

Please remember to use the email address that was registered as part of the program to login. Do not login using another email address or use Facebook or Twitter.

This is especially important, only the email you provided us for use with Hootsuite will have the free access, as outlined below.

* You may not receive an email if there is an account already set up under the email address registered by your instructor. If this is the case, try logging into Hootsuite University with this same email and your pre-existing password.

As part of the Higher Education program, you will have free 90-day access to:

  • Hootsuite Pro, including the ability to add 1 team member and create 2 custom reports
  • Hootsuite University, including Hootsuite and Social Media Training, along with access to our archive of webinars featuring respected industry professionals
  • Hootsuite Certification – students who complete their Hootsuite training receive a badge verifying their expertise, and are added to our directory of Hootsuite Certified Professionals

Enjoy your 90-day access to Hootsuite Pro and Hootsuite University!

Step one, after you login to Hootsuite:

HU Step 1

Step two…

HU Step 2

Step three…

HU Step 3

Step four…

HU Step 4

If you have any questions or need clarification about these assignments, let us know before beginning.

Don’t forget to Squerb!

 

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