Hennepin Tech All About Me Workshop

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Presentation on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) as well as a brief overview of Social Media.

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  • 1. STEM & Social Media Community through technology Allison Tracy Outreach Coordinator, Hennepin Technical College #allaboutmeworkshop April 14,2010
  • 2. Agenda What is STEM? Why is STEM important? STEM Resources What is getSTEM? What is Social Media? STEM and Social Media Summary Contact Info
  • 3. What is STEM? SCIENCE ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY MATHEMATICS
  • 4. Why is STEM Important? 18 out of the 20 fastest growing occupations will be tied to the STEM disciplines. (Source: DEED) Economic forecasts project 20-33% increase in scientific and technical occupations in Minnesota in ten years. High-tech workers earned an average wage of $68,600 (21st ranked), or 67 percent more than Minnesota's average private sector wage. (Source: Cyberstates 2007)
  • 5. STEM Resources www.stem.project.mnscu.edu
  • 6. STEM Resources http://www.mn-stem.com/
  • 7. STEM Resources http://groups.google.com/group/mnscu-stem
  • 8. STEM Resources http://hennepintech.ning.com/group/stem
  • 9. What is getSTEM? http://www.getstem-mn.com/ http://www.facebook.com/pages/getSTEM-Minnesota/83128198570? http://twitter.com/getSTEM
  • 10. What is Social Media? EDUCATING COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT LEARNING LISTENING COLLABORATING
  • 11. What is Social Media? http://hennepintech.ning.com/group/marketingsocialmedia
  • 12. STEM and Social Media
  • 13. STEM and Social Media
  • 14. STEM and Social Media
  • 15. STEM and Social Media This post has a link at the end to the information I just presented to you in the last slide. Here, you can comment, share it etc.
  • 16. STEM and Social Media Heres the information again posted on the getSTEM twitter. Yet another way to share information. This link directs you to a different website outside of getSTEM with more information.
  • 17. STEM and Social Media Get feedback in Real-Time Hear what people are saying about you Communicate through these networks
  • 18. Real-time search on getSTEM
  • 19. Communicate
  • 20. Post to your community
  • 21. Summary and Final Thoughts STEM careers are extremely important Social media is not a strategy Its a tool for communication and engagement Participation is a must Learn and evolve as you go Listen to the needs and concerns of others Become a part of the community Share and provide your POV
  • 22. Contact Info @allitracy on Twitter allison.tracy@hennepintech.edu