Apr. 13 Social Media Class Offered Online via Center for Doc Studies

New media class taught in a new media way. Details below. -mia


If you’ve been looking for information about how to promote your work and ideas using social media, this is the class for you….

Exploits in New Media and Emerging Technologies – Online Class

Instructor: Katina Parker School: Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University Dates: ** April 13 – May 18, 2010 Location: Online Class – you can access it from anywhere in the world!

*We meet 5 Tuesdays with one break in between so that students can work on their projects. The class meets for 15 hours total. 6-9pm.

Course Description: How do you utilize Twitter, Facebook, Google Ads, Facebook Ads to promote a new site, event, film project, on-line community or movement?

This class offers step-by-step guidance on launching a social media project from scratch. You’ll learn everything from securing a domain name and using freeware to build your site to shooting and uploading web video; from choosing the right viral video distributor to creating a web advertising campaign to generate revenue. Students will create a sample social media campaign for a video or social media concept they’ve created (whether made previously or shot specifically for use in this class).

The course costs $250 – if you don’t have the $$$ try to find an organization to pay your tuition.

To register visit: http://www.asaponlinereg.com/CourseDetail.aspx?CourseID=5602

Specific Topics That We Will Cover Include: •Facebook •Twitter •YouTube/Vimeo/Bright Cove/Google •Google Ads/Facebook Ads •Cell Phone Apps •Content Management Systems (Joomla, Drupal, Ruby on Rails, Ning) •Widgets •New media institutes and personal development opportunities

Katina Parker Bio Prior to founding the nonprofit New Orleans: A Labor of Love, Katina Parker worked as a creative director and as a media strategist for the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD). She received an M.F.A. in film production from the University of Southern California and a B.A. in Speech Communications from Wake Forest University. Parker has employed her talents as a filmmaker, photographer, and graphic/web designer for such clients as Will Smith, Jada Pinkett-Smith, and Saul Williams. She is currently working as a social media consultant for the Association of Independents in Radio and several other progressive public media projects.

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