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K-State Today

September 13, 2011

iTAC offers free social media class

Submitted by Cathy Rodriguez

The Information Technology Assistance Center is offering the free, online course, “Connecting with Social Media.” This eight-week course is designed to introduce K-Staters to the fundamental concepts and uses of various social media tools. The course begins Tuesday, Sept. 20, and requires preregistration.

The course will cover:

  • Blogs
  • Personal start pages
  • RSS feeds
  • Wikis
  • Twitter
  • Video sharing
  • Social bookmarking
  • Social networking

This online course will require approximately three hours a week in order to complete the required, assigned readings and exercises. As long as assignments are completed prior to the following Tuesday, students can work on the class at their convenience. Questions about the course can be sent to Cathy Rodriguez.