Week 12 (11/12/14): Digital Hub Presentations

Digital Hub Presentations

Out-of-class assignments for Week 13:

  • Complete SCMD 160 lesson & exam and send a screenshot of your exam pass screen to us via e-mail.

Week 11 (11/5/14): Content Aggregator/Curation Tools and Monitoring & Measurement

Content Aggregator/Curation Tools and Monitoring & Measurement

Monitoring & measurement tools discussion/review:

Google Analytics

    • Tutorial video(s):

The importance of digital analytics

How Google Analytics works

Reporting overview

 

Facebook Insights

    • Tutorial video:

 

Twitter Analytics

 

Google+ Ripples

Some others we did not cover in class:

Out-of-class assignments for Week 12:

  • Complete SCMD 150 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 10 (10/29/14): Personal Portfolio Sites

Personal Portfolio Sites

  • Digital hub Q&A

Out-of-class assignments for Week 11:

  • Research your content aggregator tool of choice and be prepared to present it to the class next week.
  • Complete SCMD 140 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

Extra credit assignment: SocialTV

  • Watch Fast N’ Loud Monday night at 9 p.m. on Discovery Channel
  • Tweet at least 4 times during the show with relevant content, using the show hashtag (displayed during the airing) & class hashtag (#DDWSU)

Alternative for those who cannot participate in this TV program:

  • Choose a different one-hour show that has a hashtag and tweet us to let us know your choice
  • Tweet at least 4 times during the show with relevant content, using the show hashtag & class hashtag (#DDWSU)

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

Week 9 (10/22/14): Digital Hub Planning

Digital Hub Planning

  • Individual digital hub meetings

Here are a few content calendar templates. You can use these for your digital hub or you can find another one or create your own:

There are no out-of-class assignments for the week. Use the time to work on your digital hub project.

WATCH THIS NOW

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.

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