Social Media 101 Workshop in AUB


AUB's Online Collaborative is proud to announce its annual  Social Media 101 Workshop for the Spring semester 2012.


Workshop details:
  • The workshop will take place during the period of 7 weeks (on Wednesday) starting March 28 to May 16 between 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. 
  • The workshop will be given in a computer lab (Olayan School of Business - 2nd floor- Lab 206) and will include lectures, direct applications, videos, discussions and testimonials. 
  • At the end of the workshop, an online final exam and/or project will be administered and certificates will be distributed to participants. 
  • In order to obtain a certificate, participants must not miss more than one session (unless otherwise conflicting with exams) and must be registered for the whole workshop.
  • Course fees: 10$ or  LL15,000 per session registered .Or LL 50,000 if your registered for the whole workshop (Fees are just enough to cover costs of the workshop. AUBOC is not aiming to gain profit from the workshop. All guest speakers will be volunteers as well.) 
  • Because there are limited places, applications will be processed using a first-come-first-serve basis. Therefore we advise you to register as early as possible. 
  • Payment will be done during the first workshop session. Participants who do not show up to the first session (and fail to inform us about wanting to stay in the workshop) will be automatically be cancelled and replaced with a participant from the waiting list. 
  • Workshop prerequisites: 
    • Having an active AUBnet account
    • Basic computer knowledge and understanding of the internet. 
    • good spoken and written English (workshop will be given primarily in English)

Workshop Schedule:
WeekDateTopic
1March 28Introduction to social media & Twitter
2April 4Facebook, Facebook Pages and Linkedin
3April 11Google Services and Google+
4April 18Introduction to blogging, microblogging, and content creation
5April 25Social Media Monitoring and Analytics
6May 2Usability and Optimizing for the web: Design and HTML 
7May 9Social Media in education and Ethics; Other social networks and applications
8May 16Final Examination

Registration:
Please follow this link to register



If you are new to Social Media but don’t know exactly what it is and how things work, then this workshop was created for you. We are offering an eight-week workshop that covers everything from what social media [really] is, to content creation, to blogging and micro-blogging, to privacy and security guidelines among other things.