In the spotlight at “New Tools/ Public Good” at USF
Kara Andrade, drawing on her Guatemalans project, HablaGuate, will talk about the role of the digital “trickster” and how learning to tell your story and helping others to tell their story using online technology can generate a social good.
Susan Piper will share her thoughts on creating a communications infrastructure for the City of Oakland that incorporates social media.
Kwan Booth will talk about how Oakland Local website uses social media to make journalism more of a two-way dialogue.
Susan Mernit will cover “Google analytics” and “Facebook insites” and explain how practitioners can measure what’s working on their sites.
Roland Siebelink will show a simple and effective way to beat “information overload” by using Topicmarks to quickly and accurately summarize complex documents.
Ana-Marie Jones will discuss how CARD uses social media as it trains and supports nonprofits and their special needs clients in disaster preparedness, response and recovery activities.
Allen Gunn, an experienced facilitator with a passion for designing collaborative open learning processes, will lead the foundations and fundamentals of social media sessions.
Kevin Kunze, a USF student, will be speaking about successfully funding a feature film on Kickstarter and how to crowd surf for your audience on Facebook.