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#ProfHootup: Teaching with Social Media in Higher Education

Hootsuite Hootups

Monday, 23 November 2015 from 5:45 PM to 8:15 PM (PST)

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Do you mix social media into your classroom? Are you curious how other instructors integrate social media into their curricula? Join us for the first ever #ProfHootup at Hootsuite to meet other educators and exchange best practices teaching in this digital world.

This event will feature four short presentations and networking. Presenters will be highlighting their general approach teaching social media, practical tips, and/or sample assignments. Top educators and practitioners sharing their thoughts are Jarrett Vaughan (Douglas College, Langara College, Capilano University), Emily Kinsky (West Texas A&M University), Rebecca Coleman (BCIT), and Ryan Chynces (Hootsuite).

Expect insightful, actionable advice from our speakers and plenty of time to meet with them and other educators from across the Lower Mainland over drinks and tasty eats!

Make sure to share your favourite parts on social using #ProfHootup


Meet the speakers 

Jarrett Vaughan | @JarrettVaughan
School of Management Instructor, Langara College
Instructor, Douglas College
Instructor, Capilano University
Owner / Managing Director, Pacific Real Estate Innovations

Subject areas: Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality

Emily Kinsky | @ekinsky (joining via web conference)
Assistant Professor, West Texas A&M University
Vice Head - PR Division, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

Subject areas: Media Design, New Media, Qualitative Research Methods, Advertising Principles, Mass Communications

Rebecca Coleman | @rebeccacoleman
Instructor, British Columbia Institute of Technology
Social Media Marketing Consultant and Teacher, Blogger, Author

Subject areas: Social Media for Small Business


Ryan Chynces | @ryanchynces
Education Manager, Hootsuite
Instructional designer and content creator

Subject areas: Instructional design, content creation


Event Schedule:

5.45 - 6.15PM: Food, drinks, networking
6.15 - 7.30PM: Speaker Presentations followed by Q&A
7.30 - 8.30PM: Networking 

Please note this event is open to persons aged 19 and above.


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HootSuite Media Inc.
5 East 8th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5T 1R6

Monday, 23 November 2015 from 5:45 PM to 8:15 PM (PST)

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